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Rick Sales Sr ~ Hot Rod I Champion

After two races, this competitor was…politely…nowhere near the lead. A strong third round appearance at the first race then a no-show had him 16th in the points.  At the Oldies But Goodies, he earned a win. Then a runner-up. With consistent round wins, and key head-to-head victories, this racer decimated the class.
At the first point’s event [...]



Dave Bronec ~ Street Machine I Champion

Street Machine I is for vehicles that are aged 1967-1979, and run between 9.00 and 13.99, with the assistance of a transbrake being permitted.  In competition this year, the final points were separated by only one round of racing…an exciting final race would decide the championship!
At the first event of the season, rain nearly brought [...]



Garry Heinrich ~ Hot Rod II Champion

The Hot Rod II class is one that is for vehicles that are 1966 and older, running 12.00 seconds and slower. At the first event that was held to completion, Lucky Long defeating Devon Hilton in a very exciting final round that had both leave with nearly identical reaction times separated by .007, before Hilton [...]



Tony Bombara ~ Street Machine II Champion

In this class, the teacher taught everybody a lesson! With only one first round error, this driver went deep rounds to earn the top marks!
The first race showcased Robert Glafka defeating Tony Bombara after launching with a .037 starting line. After a rainout at event number two, the Oldies But Goodies was next up on [...]



Woodburn Racer’s Earn Multiple Awards at Annual NHRA Banquet

The NHRA Division 6 Banquet was held January 10th at the Great Wolf Lodge. At this banquet, which awards racers who earned the highest honors in their respective classes, there were multiple Woodburn Dragstrip references made as a phenomenal season was had by many.  Alisha Miller earned one of the highest honors in the Jr [...]



Dick Arnold ~ Stick Shift Champion

This driver, similar to CJ Stoakes in the Inline/Flathead category, earned the wire-to-wire championship after winning the first event, and never looking back.
At the first Stick Shift event, 2011 Stick Shift Champion Dick Arnold defeated Paul Carbaugh on a holeshot (better reaction time, farther off dial-in) to start the season off right. After a rained [...]



CJ Stoakes ~ Inline/Flathead Champion

Last year’s season champion put together a wire-to-wire victory in the Inline/Flathead category. With a win at the first race and a win at the second race, this champion’s name was at the top of the leader board all year long.
 
At the first Inline/Flathead race, held April 26th at the Tulip Festival, the final round showed [...]



Jerry Durant Jr ~ Pickup Series Champion

Last year, Jerry Durant Jr won three straight events to secure the championship in the inaugural Pickup series. With one event rained out, and one event ended before first round due to rain, there were only four events that another racer could try and lock in this year’s championship.
At the first completed event, Jerry Durant [...]



Devon Hilton ~ Volkswagen Champion

At the final point’s race in the Volkswagen series, Bernd Arndt suffered his first first round of the season. That left a 50 point difference between him and the second place racer, coincidentally; the same points swing available if this racer were to go four rounds and win the final event.
The first event of a [...]



John Plaster ~ Olympic Iron Works Harley Champion

The Olympic Iron Works Harley Eliminator category is one that takes any Harley or Buell powered/framed motorcycle and lines them up side-by-side to see who is the best of the baddest.  Last year in this class’ inaugural year, the competition was racing for second as John Plaster ‘plastered’ the rest of the field to secure [...]