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McManus, Wirostek, Jackson, Walberg, Hough, Gray, Arndt Secure Wins

In an exciting day of Sunoco Race Fuels ET, World of Speed Jr, and Volkswagen Showdown Series events, important point’s races became all the more closer with just three events remaining in all classes except Volkswagen with two. In today’s activities, wins went in favor of Mike McManus (Super Pro), Ron Wirostek (Pro), Derrick Jackson [...]



GM Showdown, Summit Jr Challenges, World of Speed Jr event Claims Winners & Wallys

The 17th annual GM Showdown was run to great crowds and spectacularly close racing action throughout the day.  In addition to the event, the World of Speed Jr Racing Series held a regularly scheduled point’s event as well as the Summit NHRA Jr Dragster Challenge, which presents a Wally to all winners in the Jr Storm, [...]



Point’s Battles Coming Down to a Thin Thin Wire

Four different series were completed under the sunny blues skies with the Sunoco Race Fuels ET Series, Wilson’s NAPA High School Series, World of Speed Jr Racing Series, and Super Shifter category all completing their point’s event. With only a few remaining events, the points battles are closer than ever—as evidenced by the fact that [...]



Wargnier Continues Hot Streak with win in Top Gas

Wargnier Continues Hot Streak with win in Top Gas
With a win in the Top Gas category, Gary Wargnier has now gone to three straight final rounds in the Super Pro/Top Gas category, with two wins to show for it.  Other winner’s on a cool June day were Alan Ross (Hot Rod I), Mark Dawson (Street [...]



Early Summer Results in Warm Temps, Fast Racing at Rose Festival Drags

The excitement of drag racing knows no bounds.  Through the heat that was upon us on a warm Sunday, racing amongst the featured cars and bracket competitors was as exciting as ever.  ‘Thunder in the Valley’ is alive and well! Congratulations are extended to winners of Sunday’s activities, namely Todd Swinford (BB/Funny Car), DeWayne Sanders [...]



Rose Festival Day One Sees Exhilerating Action

With Day One complete for the Sunbelt Rentals/Bi-Mart Rose Festival Drags, Day Two promises to be one of the most exciting in recent memory! With a slew of Nostalgia BB/Funny Cars, 10.5 Outlaw, Pro Nostalgia, and the fire-breathing Jet Cars, Saturday’s excitement was almost too much to bear!  Individual class winners in today’s activities were [...]



VW’s Here, VW’s There, VW’s EVERYWHERE!

The 30th running of the Northwest VW Bug Run presented by the Rose City Volksters saw massive spectator counts, shiny car shows, a wide variety of swap meet, and thrilling drag racing competition.  Through it all, Dave Bench emerged victorious as the Cascade Kombis King of the Hill champion! His ’56 Bug defeated the ’67 Karmann Ghia of [...]



Hot and Humid Day Results in Hard-Earned Victories

In the warmest one so far this year, the temperatures and humidity rivaled each other all day resulting in a muggy ‘Florida feeling’.  For some drivers, it was a day of paradise as they drove into the Quality Concrete/Salem Concrete Paving Winner’s Circle at the end of the scorching day. All told, wins were earned [...]



NAPA Import Parts Import FACEOFF One for the Records

A cloudy morning lead way to an exciting, and I mean exciting, day of events.  Between the thumping sound-off, shiny car show, and rubber-burning drag race, it was a day to remember.  On the racing side, event wins were earned by Tim Robards (Outlaw), TJ Lewton (FWD), Jake Montgomery (Forced Induction Pro), Jose Gonzalez (All [...]



McGarry, Lint, Rice, Smith, Greene, Wolfe, Carr, White Score Big on Saturday Brackets

With points races starting to turn onto the downward facing stretch of popularity, each event will become more and more important to scoring the points needed for drivers to position themselves into championship range.  At this event, many racers did just that! Individual wins were claimed by Jake McGarry (High School), Adam Lint (Jr Lightning), [...]