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7730 Hwy. 219
Woodburn, Oregon

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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), [...]

After Record Times and Blue Skies, Season Opener Comes To an Unwanted End

The Season Opener this weekend was unlike any other.  The weather forecast was the same as most are, with Sunday bringing nothing but blue sky and sunshine to finish out the weekend. The race cars were the same, laying down Track Record times and miles per hours.  But with the nice forecast for the weekend, [...]

Wild Bill McNeal Rides Again, others claim wins in ET, Jrs, Super Shifter

For over 40 years, Bill McNeal has been competing in the Super Pro category.  After a bit of a dry spell, ‘Wild Bill’ again found the Winner’s circle when he got the job done in the Super Pro category.  Other drivers who claimed victories were Dean Tabert (Pro), Derrick Jackson (Sportsman), Adam Lint (Jr Lightning), [...]

Victories Claimed in Nostalgia Hot Rod, World of Speed Jr, Pickup, & Powderpuff Series

Victories Claimed in Nostalgia Hot Rod, World of Speed Jr, Pickup, & Powderpuff Series
For once, the weatherman finally got it right.  With blue sky in the forecast, and blue sky overhead, racing was completed in a warm, cool spring breeze.  Individual winners were claimed in the name of Ron Pappel (Top Gas), Rick Sales Sr [...]

Tulip Festival Day One Completed Under BLUE SKY

Today, we all learned a valuable lesson.  DO NOT TRUST THE WEATHER FORECAST!!! With racing completed all day long under blue skies, and ZERO downtime due to rain, qualifying was ran for Pro Nostalgia and Dragster/Roadster, and racing was happily completed in the Nostalgia Hot Rod Series, and World of Speed Jr Racing Series.  Winners [...]

Sunoco ET, Wilson’s NAPA High School, Volkswagen Completed under First Warm Day of Spring

With a high recorded temperature of 78 degrees, there were lots of racers and vehicles that were feeling the heat.  However, as we all face adversity, it is about how you can handle those changes.  During Sunday’s action, the racers that handled it best were Tom Avgerakis (Super Pro), Robert Schaffer (Pro), Derrick Jackson (Sportsman), [...]

Warm Temperatures Lead to Exciting Racing in World of Speed Jrs, Hole in the Hood, NAPA Import Parts Sport Compact, Powderpuff

A wonderfully blue sky day lead to amazingly close side-by-side races, with a wide variety of classes competing, including exciting exhibition passes from the Jet Cars (Richard Smith), AA/Supercharged (Mitch Chamberlin), and BB/Funny Cars (Marty Stewart), the racers had their A-Game on come eliminations time!  Drivers who claimed wins were Trevin Walberg (Jr Lightning), Carson [...]

Claussen wins King of the Hill; Lyda, Miller, Glafka, Brown, Moilanen score wins at NWDRA Classic

Matt Claussen may have lost in the final round of the Super Pro category, but he was not yet done making an impact on this story! Claussen went on to defeat Sportsman Champ Bob Glafka, Karl Hart, and Motorcycle Champion Ted Brown to win the King of the Hill Challenge, crowning him as the ‘big [...]

Long offseason ends with first bracket event of season

Finally! After four months of zero racing from November to February, then a month of test and tunes, the first ET Bracket event was completed under skies that had but a few clouds in them.  Though the weatherman spent the majority of their week calling for a rainy Saturday, it was the opposite as we [...]

A Year for the Ages – 2015 in a Fast and Loud Nutshell

The 2015 season is surely to be one of the greatest ones in the history of the luxurious track.  With 28 season championships planned to be handed out, and new featured classes on track to debut, the racing will be phenomenal in all aspects. 2015 Schedules are available for pickup now at assorted locations. Following [...]