In the Volkswagen Showdown Series, a class that showcased 25 drivers in the inaugural event, racing action was tight. Bernd Arndt battled through Mark Hunt, Ryan Jones, Mike Canon, and Travis Matney before reaching the final round. Brett Schroeder, on the other side of the ladder, took down crowd favorite Kelli Christensen, Burnout King Ricky [...]
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After a season-opening rainout, the first completed race in the Pickup Series showcased 16 competitors, proving it to be a series that will last. Of the two drivers in the final, there was one who had never won a race, Steve Canton, and one who had never been to a final, Tony Bombara. Canton went [...]
In the first ever Harley Eliminator event, a six race series started just this year, competition was great among the different riders. However, as in the standard for bracket-style eliminations, the final round could only consist of two of the great racers, namely John Plaster and Mike Graver. Plaster defeated Gary Tokos before earning himself [...]
Scott Nuciforo and Don Paine lined up for final round battle in the first of five races in our Fall ET Racing Series Electronics category. Nuciforo defeated tough racers in the name of Tom Avgerakis, Marty Stewart, Devon Hilton, and Gary Wargnier. On the other side of the ladder, Paine plowed through Traci DePeel, a [...]
In the first race of the Fall ET Series Transbrake class, held at the Fall Classic, Steve Stuart and Todd Buckbee lined up to race in the final round. Stuart, competing in the final round for the second year in a row, defeated Christopher Dutson, Wallace Cronin, Matt Kielman, and Bryce Moilanen. For Buckbee: Mike [...]
In the first race of the Fall ET Foot Brake Series, final eliminations brought two tough class racers to battle it out. 2012 and 2013 Summit ET Finals Sportsman Champion Jerry Durant Jr defeated Dale Baldwin, Glenn Burbage, a single, and Robert Glafka to reach the finals. On the other side of the ladder, Curt [...]
The first race of the Fall Jr Lightning Series had drivers race to see who could get the best start to the new series, and featured a final between two drivers who had battled all year long. Taylor Toftemark defeated Kaylen Pedro in the first round to earn a single into the finals, while Carson [...]
Now starts the annual tradition of wrapping up the 2013 racing season by honoring all champions. These posts will happen every Monday and Thursday, honoring those who claimed championships in the 2013 Season.
The Fall Jr Racing Series saw competition in Thunder start off with a bang as Conner Rice and Josh Schmanke lined up in [...]
A marvelous time was had by everyone in attendance at the 36th Annual Woodburn Dragstrip Awards Dinner at the Holiday Inn in Wilsonville. Specialty awards and championship trophies were handed out, and lots of laughs and tears were experienced by all.
In racing news, Dave Sattem was honored with the Driver of the Year award, finishing second [...]
The final race of the 2013 season was completed under blue skies as champions were crowned in the Fall ET Racing Series and Fall Jr Racing Series. Congratulations to event winners Gary Wargnier (Electronics), Dave Bronec (Transbrake), Jeff Enger (Foot Brake), Curt Landis (Run Tuff), Taylor Toftemark (Jr Lightning), Lorenzo Gonzalez (Jr Thunder), and Clay [...]