Woodburn Dragstrip
7730 Hwy. 219
Woodburn, Oregon

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DJM Pacific Waterland Phenomenal Success

With a wonderful count of drag racing enthusiast, car show beauties, swap meet junkies, and VW/Audi lovers, the 10th running of the Double J Motorwerks Pacific Waterland left all who attended in smiles.  From the very beginning to the very end, entertainment was brought in the form of dynamite drag racing, record-setting Vanagon Crams (with [...]

First September Winners Decided Under Brilliant Blue Skies

An exciting first bracket racing day was held Saturday, September 12th with races completed in a variety of bracket categories.  As the day came to an end, winners were claimed in Paul Comeau (Electronics), Rick Sales Sr (Transbrake), Jerry Weber (Foot Brake), Elizabeth Varner (Jr Lightning), Nicholas Karr (Jr Thunder), Jerry Durant III (Pickup), Jay [...]

Fletcher, Barker, Goodsel Claim Wilson’s NAPA Drag Days Victories

A great day was had by all who participated in the Wilson’s NAPA Day at the Drags event.  With fun comradery, delicious food, and dynamite drag racing, it was impossible to not have a grand day!  In the end, race wins were claimed by Kevin Fletcher (Slick Tire), Tom Barker (Street Tire), and Art Goodsel [...]

‘Dynamite’ Dave Bronec Scores Win, Assists Woodburn to Claim 17th Team Championship

The word thrilling has never fallen so short of describing the atmosphere surrounding the ending of the NHRA Division 6 Summit ET Finals at Boise, Idaho. As the day was winding to an end, the system of events needed for Team Woodburn to claim their 17th Team Championship was simple enough—just win! Our 60 team [...]

Wind & Rain Cancels 22nd Annual Nitro Motorcycle Nationals

An unfortunate early winter storm blew away our chances of holding the 22nd Annual Nitro Motorcycle Nationals.  Between heavy downpours of rain and blistering 30+ mph winds, there was no safe window to send motorcycles down the racetrack.  We thank everyone who made the journey out looking for an exciting weekend. Make sure that you [...]

Hillyers Mid-City/Stayton Ford Fever Classic Completed Under Beautiful Blue Skies

After 18 years, the Hillyers Mid-City/Stayton Ford Fever Classic is still one of the greater populated events—including such attractions as swap meet and car show beauties on top of the excellent drag racing atmosphere.  Through the racing events, wins were claimed for Gary Ericksen (Super Pro), Alan Ross (Pro), George Churilla (Sportsman), Steve Battle (Super [...]

Championships Claimed in Sunoco ET, Wilson’s NAPA High School, World of Speed Jr Racing Series

The final points race was completed Saturday for the Sunoco Race Fuels ET Series, Wilson’s NAPA High School Series, and the World of Speed Jr Racing Series.  In addition, the Super Shifter category ran their sixth of seven races.  With championships claimed for Mike McManus (Super Pro), Matt Kielman (Pro), Derrick Jackson (Sportsman), Jerold Mix [...]

Weekend to Remember as Hot Rod Nationals Comes to an End

Wow.  No other words could adequately describe what everyone who was in attendance at the 27th Annual GK Machine/Bi-Mart Hot Rod Nationals experienced.  Through Saturday’s qualifying, and for final eliminations on Sunday, nowhere else could you have experienced the absolute highs and dastardly lows of what the sport of NHRA Drag Racing brings to the [...]

Saturday Edition of GK Machine/Bi-Mart HOT ROD NATIONALS Set In Stone

With Saturday complete, there remains but one day for racing of the 27th Annual GK Machine/Bi-Mart Hot Rod Nationals. Suffice to say that all who were in attendance received their days’ worth of racing activities, as AA/Superchaged, Top Eliminator, and Pro Nostalgia put on a qualifying show for the ages.  In addition; Dragster/Roadster, and all [...]

Kenny Jones Claims Big Rig King of the Valley Two Years in a Row

Kenny Jones, out of Wilbur OR., claimed the Lucas Oil Big Rig King of the Valley award for the second year in a row, beating out all who stood in his path in the semi-truck division of the race day.  Scott McElroy, Eric Anderson, and Larry Brown were the other winners in the Big Rig [...]