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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), [...]



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), [...]