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Kacee Pitts ~ Powderpuff Champion

Heading into the final event of the season, there were three drivers tied with 170 points, and one with 160 points. Talk about a close finish waiting to happen! After the first round, two of the potential champions were eliminated, leaving Lavonne Goodman and Kacee Pitts to battle second round for the championship.
 
After two consecutive [...]



Jay Phillips ~ Hole in the Hood Champion

When news broke of the new 2014 class, this driver was very excited. A certain driver brought out his Duster and won the first three races of the Hole in the Hood series, was defeated in the finals of the fourth race, and then won out the last two for good measure! To create a [...]



Bill/Tony McNeal ~ Fall Electronics Champions

It was teams a plenty in the Electronics category! Going into the last race of the series, your eventual champion was sitting second with 210 points, tied with the team of Guy and Sue Mitchell. However, at the last event, the championship team of Bill and Tony McNeal defeated Guy Mitchell in the semi’s to [...]



Dave Bronec ~ Fall Transbrake Champion

For the Fall ET Transbrake category, it was an end-of-the-year charge that led to the championship that was not decided until the final event.
At the first event on September 6th it was Dale Kraxberger getting the victory over Alan Morrill when Morrill encountered mechanic issues and couldn’t run the number. Kraxberger. The next event, from the [...]



Jerry Durant Jr ~ Fall Foot Brake Champion

An exciting finish it was in the 2014 Fall ET Foot Brake Series, as two regulars from the Sunoco Race Fuels ET Sportsman Series battled out for the prestigious championship.
Foot Brake competition at the first event of the series brought Lucky Long and Jerry Durant Jr into the final round, with Long earning the starting [...]



Kyler Pitts ~ Fall Jr Lighting Champion

In the World of Speed Fall Jr Lightning Series, future ‘big car’ racers ages 13-18 battle off to see who will claim the championship.  Last year, it was Taylor Toftemark who earned the championship win.  This year, a former Division 6 Champion seized the victory.
At the first event on the Fall Series, held on September [...]



Trevin Walberg ~ World of Speed Fall Jr Thunder Champion

In the World of Speed Fall Jr Thunder Series, students of the sport ages 8-12 competed in the five race series to see who would be the champs of the Autumn series.  Last year, it was Dylan Hough winning the tie-breaker over Conner Rice to secure the championship.  This year, it was a prior Summer [...]



Shepherd, Miller elected Driver of the Year at 37th Annual Banquet

Fantastic stories and laughs were had all around at the 37th Annual Woodburn Dragstrip Awards Dinner at the Holiday Inn in Wilsonville.  Specialty awards and championship trophies were handed out, with every person in attendance having a grand time.
In racing news, Nicholas Shepherd was honored with the Kershaw Knives Driver of the Year award, finishing fourth [...]



Fall Series Champions Crowned on Final Day of 2014 Racing Season

A fantastic final day of racing came to a conclusion with champions claimed in the Fall ET and World of Speed Fall Jr Racing Series. At the conclusion of the day, event wins were earned by Tony McNeal (Electronics), Dave Bronec (Transbrake), Jerry Weber (Foot Brake), Glenn Burbage (Run Tuff), Kyler Pitts (Jr Lightning), Trevin [...]



More Season Champions Claimed in Penultimate 2014 Event

An exciting day of racing action concluded with four more 2014 Season Championships awarded, as well as a slew of event winners decided.  Wins were claimed by Bill Heard (Electronics), Dave Bronec (Transbrake), Jerry Durant Jr (Foot Brake), Jay Phillips (Hole in the Hood), Kourtney Dixon (Powderpuff), Bernd Arndt (Sport Compact Pro), Hoppy Hopkins (Sport [...]