Woodburn Dragstrip
7730 Hwy. 219
Woodburn, Oregon

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Steve Stuart ~ Pro Champion

The Pro bracket category features cars that dial-in at 9.00 to 13.99, and are allowed the assistance of a transbrake.  At the first event of the season, which was held April 6th, John LaRoche defeated former NHRA Division 6 Stock Champion Joe Sorensen in the final after Sorensen broke out by .018 at the finish [...]

Jerry Durant Jr ~ Sportsman Champion

If you’ve been paying attention to the Season in Reviews so far, you’d realize that this driver enjoyed a very successful year.  We could take up an entire page to list this driver’s accomplishments! Multiple-time Division 6 Champion, 9-time Woodburn Dragstrip Track Champion, first person in Woodburn Dragstrip history with 3 Championships in the same [...]

Don DePeel ~ Motorcycle Champion

For the second consecutive year, this racer earned the championship in the ET Motorcycle category.  It’s been five years since somebody has won back-to-back in the Motorcycle class.  This rider did it fantastic fashion as well, winning out the last two points races to sneak into the lead by one round.  To cap off the [...]

Kacee Pitts ~ High School Champion

In the Wilson’s NAPA High School category, racers who begin 2014 in High School are eligible to compete for race honors.  At the first event, Kacee Pitts won due to a red light start from Jacob McGarry, who was too quick by -.046.  The second points event, which was held on May 24th, showcased a [...]