At the 16th running of the Buy.Sell.Ride. GM Showdown, excellent weather made for drag races that had everyone on the edge of their seats. Through round after round of eliminations, winners were decided in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Stick Shift, and Run Tuff. David Pracht (Super Pro), Brian Carr (Pro), John Floyd Jr (Sportsman), Dick [...]
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Great races are something that, at Woodburn Dragstrip, almost becomes ignored due to the sheer consistency of how often they appear. The racers that cut their teeth here at the winningest track in Division Six history often have superior racing abilities to those around. That is on display every weekend that racers make their way [...]
The 29th Annual NW VW Bug Run presented by the Rose City Volksters was run under gorgeous blue skies. An amazing day of racing brought along the highest car show quality Volkswagens, as well as a wide stretching swap meet area that seemed to never end. At the end of eliminations, Brian Marvin (Heads-Up Showdown), [...]
Crowds packed the stands and the race cars didn’t disappoint as year number four of the Import Face Off showed why they keep coming back. There were exciting runs in all of the categories, as well as low E.T. of the event by Jeff Bush, running a 8.167 at 173.67. Excitement was also had by [...]
Hole in the Hood, High School, World of Speed Jr Series, Sport Compact Winners Decided on Fabulous Weather Day
Yet again, the weatherman proved why they can’t always be trusted, as Saturday’s racing was completed under clear skies. With those clear skies, brought some amazing racing action as Jay Phillips (Hole in the Hood), Kacee Pitts (High School), Dustin Day (Jr Lightning), Kyler Pitts (Jr Thunder), Ryan Bese (Jr Storm), Austin Varner (Jr Tuff), [...]
It’s a great thing the weatherman isn’t a bracket racer because they probably wouldn’t be a very good one! On a day that predicted multiple rain clouds to go overhead, we were greeted with blue skies and amazingly close racing. Winners were claimed for Julie Adams (Super Pro), Steve Stuart (Pro), Lee Ennis (Sportsman), Don [...]
Portland, Oregon (March 31, 2014) – World of Speed, a nonprofit experiential motorsports museum opening Spring 2015 in Wilsonville, Oregon, is honored to become the title sponsor of the adrenaline pumping Woodburn Dragstrip Jr. Drag Racing Series.
“Our goal at World of Speed is to help young people experience the excitement of motorsports while educating them [...]
Rain wins in the end, but not before most winners are crowned at Bi-Mart sponsored Tulip Festival Drags
Day one of the 12th Annual Bi-Mart sponsored Tulip Festival Drag Race was run to near-completion, with all but three categories determining a winner. Despite drizzly weather all day long, it was a great day of close racing. Winners were determined in Street Machine I (Dave Bronec), Hot Rod II (Lucky Long), Street Machine II [...]
The 38th Annual NWDRA Classic will be remembered for three things: blue skies, great comradery among racers, and tons of amazing races. At the end of the day, winners were claimed in the King of the Hill Race-off (Devon Hilton), Super Pro (Paul Nero), Pro (Steve Stuart), Sportsman (Frank Pettit), and ET Motorcycle (Jim Werre) [...]
LaRoche goes from on the Hook, to the Winner’s Circle. Sunoco, High School, Volkswagen, Hole in the Hood event winners claimed.
After unfortunate rains that ended racing on April 5th, Sunday April 6th almost looked like it would bring the same fate. With a start time that was delayed over two and a half hours due to rain and mist, the event finally took off running a limited 1/8. After seven nail biting hours of racing, [...]