In an update sent via the VenuesWest and Perth Motorplex mailing lists on Thursday evening, ANDRA has been officially confirmed as the drag racing sanctioning body at Perth Motorplex.

“ANDRA is delighted to be back in WA as the drag racing sanctioning body for Perth Motorplex and we look forward to a great season ahead,” said ANDRA CEO Grant Goodall.

“Thank you to VenuesWest for their support and a big thanks to all of our members in Western Australia, we’ll see you at the track!”

The full VenuesWest statement can be read below:

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) has now been confirmed as the drag racing sanctioning body for Perth Motorplex. 

VenuesWest is working with ANDRA to plan a smooth transition for the venue and for alternatively licensed drivers. 

ANDRA has confirmed they will offer credit for current International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) licence holders when purchasing an ANDRA unlimited Group Two or Three licence or a Group One licence. A credit of $50 will be applied where the licence expires in six months or less, and $100 if the licence is valid for more than six months. In addition, ANDRA will recognise a competitor’s valid IHRA medical certificate for a period of up to two years from their commencement date. 

ANDRA has also confirmed they will hold a free technical inspection day at Perth Motorplex at a date to be set shortly. 

Two ANDRA Championship events will be held at Perth Motorplex this season. 

The Goldenstates Drag Racing Championships will run on Friday 3 and Saturday 4 February 2017, and Westernational Drag Racing Championships on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 March 2017. 

Our new Perth Motorplex General Manager Shane Walsh is working hard with the team to get ready for an exciting season of speedway racing, drag racing and burnouts. 

We look forward to welcoming you at our first sanctioned drag racing event on 2 October 2016. 

For any queries regarding ANDRA licencing or medical change over please contact ANDRA on 08 8271 5355 or

For any technical queries please contact 08 8271 5355 or

For further details please refer to the FAQ sheet HERE.