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The Perth Motorplex has opened its new season by turning back drag racing clock for their Nostalgia Drags event.

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A massive car show and swap meet backed the ontrack action as the chrome bumper mob turned tyres in anger on the Perth Motorplex quarter mile.

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Result-wise Top Gas was the feature category and Daniel Kojic took home the winner trophy in his '67 Chev. Christine May was his opponent in her colourful Studebaker, but unfortunately a red light ended her fight at the tree.

A pair of Ford rods faced off  in the Hot Rod final, that had Brett Ramsey's '28 version drive around Ron Crosby's '32 edition. 

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In Street Machine Dick Scaife drilled Wayne Smith to the tree and drove away for the win as Smith broke out trying to chase the Valiant down.

A red light ended the U.S. Muscle final with Andrew Lax too quick to stand on the gas pedal in his Dodge, Neil Patterson just cruised like on a Sunday drive for the win.

And finally in Oz Muscle Jake Rebrovic and Stephen Hotchkin pushed each others Valiants so hard both racers broke out. Rebrovic's 10.994 on a 11.08 dial in was by the least amount and was handed the winner's trophy.

Photos by Ryan Annear