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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 14th, 2018

Today's Photo of the Day comes from the flight deck of the USS Hornet, a retired aircraft carrier turned floating museum at Alameda Point in Northern California. The F-14 Tomcat in this shot was once a member of the VF-101 Grim Reapers and is just one of a number of out of service aircraft preserved here, both above and below decks. If you're visiting the San Francisco / Oakland area, or just wanting more information, check out the USS Hornet's website, where you can even book an overnight stay in the original crew quarters.



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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 13th, 2018

Today's Photo of the Day comes from the Southern California Timing Association's (SCTA) SpeedWeek at Bonneville in 2010 and shows just one of the many different cars that turn up at this great event. Around 500 race teams entered for the 2010 event and thousands more turned up to spectate, with most of those driving from all corners of the mainland United States. This extended front end, chopped, Volkswagen Beetle was just one of those cool cruisers that made it to the 2010 event.



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Monday, November 12, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 12th, 2018

Today's Photo of the Day comes from the Perth Motorplex's 'Nitro and Fire' meeting in November 2013 and features Murray O'Connor in his stunning XM Ford Falcon Top Doorslammer.



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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 11th, 2018

Today's Photo of the Day features Lake Placid, in Queensland. Lake Placid is part of the Barron River, and makes the entrance to Barron Gorge National Park. The lake has also been known to contain salt water crocodiles from time to time, although these are re-located when possible.



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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 10th, 2018

Today is the first round of the Perth Motorplex's Championship Drag Racing Season, so the Photo of the Day features one of the cars you'll see there tonight. Al McClure is seen here at the last pre-season hitout, PowerPalooza, presented by Shannons Insurance, in his blown altered, competing in Top Competition. Al has been a regular driver here for many years, and always manages to bring a bit of excitement to the track.

Gates open today at 1pm, with the main feature kicking off at 5:30pm at the Perth Motorplex, tickets start at $25 for adults. For more information, check out the event page on the Motorplex website.



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Friday, November 9, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 9th, 2018

Today's Photo of the Day comes from this weeks Formula Tech Performance Whoop Ass Wednesday at the Perth Motorplex, and features Peter Appleby in his WB Holden Sandman Ute. Peter has had a few years off from racing, but has recently made a welcome return to the Motorplex and Super Sedan, testing the car on Wednesday night and has entered for this Motorplex's Season Opener on Saturday night. Tickets for Saturday's meeting start from $25 for adults and gates open from 1pm, with the nights feature racing kicking off at 5:30pm. Check out the event page on the Motorplex website for more information.



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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 8th, 2018

Today's Photo of the Day comes from a visit to California in 2010, and features Monterey's Cannery Row. Once a home to many Sardine canning factories, Cannery Row fell silent after the fishing industry collapsed due to over fishing in the mid-1950's, and is now home to a number of restaurants, hotels and shops, with the Monterey Bay Aquarium at the northern end of the Row. The area offshore from Cannery Row is now a marine sanctuary and home to a large population of California Sea Lions.



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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 7th, 2018

Today's Photo of the Day features Amanda Martin in her Jerry Haas built Emerald Ink Pontiac, seen here competing in Top Sportsman at the Perth Motorplex. Unfortunately, in March 2018, Amanda crashed this car at a private test day at the Motorplex. Since then, she has purchased a new car, a Jerry Bickel Chevy Cobalt formerly campaigned by Greg Carter in Super Sedan at the Motorplex. Having run the new car in Mildura for the Sunset Strip Nationals, this weekend will see the cars official Motorplex debut at the WA Drag Racing Championship round on Saturday, November 10th. You can keep up to date with all the news from Amanda and the Miss Boss Racing team on their facebook page.



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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 6th, 2018

Today's Photo of the Day features Mark Schwarz in his HQ Holden Monaro GTS, 'HANFUL', seen here at Northern Nats 2018. Northern Nats 2019 will be held over the May long weekend in Far Northern Queensland and is well worth a trip to see one of the best 3 day car shows in the country.



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Monday, November 5, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 5th, 2018

The Photo of the Day for today features Serpentine Falls, just south of Perth in Western Australia. Part of the Serpentine National Park, the falls are only a short walk from the nearest parking area and feature a natural swimming area.



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Sunday, November 4, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 4th, 2018

Nick Panagopoulos is the feature of today's Photo of the Day, seen here at the Perth Motorplex's recent PowerPalooza event, launching his Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS.



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Saturday, November 3, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 3rd, 2018

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Nike Missile Site SF-88L, in the Marin Headlands of Northern California. It's not every day that you can get up close and personal with a surface to air missile, however you can do just that every Saturday afternoon at this restored Cold War era base, now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.



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Friday, November 2, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 2nd, 2018

Jason Fletcher is the subject of today's Photo of the Day, seen here at the Perth Motorplex's 2018 Good Friday Burnout King skidding his Nissan Patrol burnout car, 'RUCKUS'.



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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Photo of the Day - November 1st, 2018

Today's Photo of the Day was shot at the Perth Motorplex's pre-season public Test and Tune in October 2014 and features Peter Vanderaa (1495) warming the rear tyre on his nitromethane powered Harley-Davidson Top Fuel Motorcycle.



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