Perth Motorplex is a motorsport venue located at Kwinana Beach, Western Australia. It caters mainly for drag racing and speedway, although other events are held there regularly. Over 275,000 patrons attend the venue each year to many varied events. The Perth Motorplex holds rounds of the ANDRA Drag Racing Championship and World Series Sprintcars championship.
Perth Motorplex (formerly Quit Motorplex) opened in 2000. It replaced the Claremont Speedway which was run at the Claremont Showgrounds from 1927 and the Ravenswood Raceway Drag Racing strip. Many Claremont loyalists were unhappy with the change saying it destroyed almost 75 years of heritage as were many Ravenswood fans. None the less the changes suited a growing population in Perth as the racetrack at Claremont was situated literally across the road from housing estates.
Motorvation, an annual car show in January, presents "supercruises" (display-only parades), elite car exhibitions, drag racing challenges, burnout competitions and a "Miss Motorvation" beauty contest. Vehicle entries are limited to about 600 to enable a strict management regime.
- Motorvation 26: 2012 Entrants Guide at official site
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