Woodburn Dragstrip
7730 Hwy. 219
Woodburn, Oregon

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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, [...]

Northwest Wholesale renews sponsorship of Perfect Light Club, Contingency Program

For the seventh consecutive year, Northwest Wholesale is proud to announce their renewal of the sponsorship of Woodburn Dragstrip’s Perfect Light Club.  Northwest Wholesale, the official supplier of Goodyear, Hoosier, and Mickey Thompson Race Tires, will award a Perfect Light Club t-shirt and two decals to every racer who earns a perfect .000 reaction at [...]

Class Spotlight: New-for-2014 Powderpuff Series

The final of two new classes that Woodburn Dragstrip is bringing to the plate in 2014 is a Ladies Only Powderpuff series.  The Powderpuff series will compete six times, on April 5th, May 3rd, June 8th, July 5th, September 6th, and October 5th.  In this class, all vehicles must fall under Sportsman or Pro rules, with [...]

Class Spotlight: New-for-2014 Hole in the Hood Series

The Hole in the Hood Series will run six times, on April 6, May 24, June 1, July 6, September 6, and October 5.
There have been questions regarding what is the definition of the ‘Hole in the Hood’ category. Hopefully these pictures will help to clarify. The definition for the Hole in the Hood class [...]

Loretta McCool; Sunoco Race Fuels ET Series Super Pro Champion

In the Super Pro category, racers are allowed the assistance of delay boxes and throttle stops to enhance their vehicles.  These vehicles can run as fast as 7.00 seconds down to 11.99. On April 7th, the first point’s race was rained out. Then, on April 14, the NWDRA Winter Classic brought competition that was completed [...]

Steve Stuart; Sunoco Race Fuels Pro Champion

The Sunoco Race Fuels E.T. Pro bracket category is one that allows vehicles with transbrake buttons attached and that run 9.00-13.99 the chance to compete. After the opening point’s event was cancelled, the competition was also prematurely cut short in the semi-finals at the NWDRA Winter Classic, as waiting pairs Carl Wilkerson/Rick Sales Sr. and [...]

Derrick Jackson, Sunoco Race Fuels Sportsman Champion

In the Sunoco Race Fuels E.T. Series Sportsman category, races are held for foot brake (or clutch) vehicles that run 12.00 seconds and slower. On April 7th, the first event of the season succumbed to rain. However, April 14th brought a new day, and showcased Gordon Cady Jr and Tracy Herinckx in the final round.  [...]

25th Annual AHEPA All You Can Eat Crab Feed; Feb. 22nd

A reminder to all that next Saturday, February 22nd, will be the 25th Annual AHEPA All You Can Eat Crab Feed. With special thanks to Tom and Lori Avgerakis, all are welcome to attend and enjoy delicious crab, greek spaghetti, salads, rolls, and other delicious amenities available. Tickets are $35 per person with kids 6-12 [...]

Don DePeel, Sunoco Race Fuels ET Motorcycle Champion

At the first Sunoco Race Fuels ET Motorcycle/Sled competition race, the riders in the final round were Don DePeel and Phil Lang. DePeel defeated Mark Adams while Lang eliminated Mike Graver to reach the final round. In that final, DePeel left with a starting line advantage of about .02, and never looked back running closer [...]

Chelbi Hageman; High School Champion

The High School category is one designed to give all students enrolled in high school with a state driver’s license to chance to race against other young adults. At the first race of the season, it was a matchup of the new and the experienced as Jake McGarry and Chevy Olson lined up.  McGarry, in [...]