Woodburn Dragstrip
7730 Hwy. 219
Woodburn, Oregon

Archives for the ‘Racer Of The Month’ Category

Paul Comeau ~ September 2015 Racer of the Month

Victories aren’t always recorded on the race track. For September’s Tualatin Transmissions Racer of the Month, it was a little of both! At the first Fall ET Series race, this driver took down a slew of veteran drivers to earn a win for the ‘brand new’ car. Coming out to compete again the next weekend, [...]

Kenny Jones ~ August 2015 Racer of the Month

One thing that is for absolute certain in the diversity of racers who earn the coveted Tualatin Transmissions Racer of the Month award.  Often times these racers are ones who defeated a vast number of racers, or some who overcame extreme diversity to claim a round win or two.
Here, it’s the curious case of Kenny [...]

Alisha Miller ~ July 2015 Racer of the Month


When it comes to picking out the Racer of the Month, there are a lot of challenges and difficulties as you get into the closer call finishes. At the conclusion of the month, there were two racers who both were very much so eligible to earn this coveted reward—and they are both racers in the [...]

Gary Wargnier ~ June 2015 Racer of the Month

It should come as no surprise that this driver was selected as the Tualatin Transmissions Racer of the Month.  Competing in the Super Pro and Top Gas category, this racer ranked up an impressive 21 rounds wins, accompanying his FOUR wins and one semi-final  appearance.  Little is to be said except: WATCH OUT!!! With 21 round [...]

Ken Sweo ~ May 2015 Racer of the Month

The month of May was a tough one to decide for who should be the Tualatin Transmissions Racer of the Month.  On one hand, there was a Jr Dragster competition with two event wins, but only six round wins.  Then there was a Sportsman racer, who had accumulated one event win and a runner-up appearance. [...]

Katie Day – April 2015 Racer of the Month

One of the hardest things about a season long points challenge is consistency. A racer who goes far at a few races will finish second to a racer who consistently goes deep rounds every time. Whenever a racer can go through the first three races of their series and not lose in the first round, [...]

Team Woodburn — August 2014 Racer of the Month

When determining who should be the August 2014 Kershaw Knives Racer of the Month, there were many deserving persons. With a variety of events such as the Thunder Truck Drags, Hot Rod Nationals, Ford Fever Classic, Nitro Motorcycle Nationals, as well as the Summit ET Finals, there were many deserving candidates.
However, when a backwards step [...]

Dylan Hough — July 2014 Racer of the Month

In July, there were many accomplished racers who drove very well. Jerry Durant Jr scored multiple wins, Kacee Pitts, and Tom Avgerakis to name a few.  But no driver put together the winning record like this one did. This driver was the Run Tuff winner at the Jet Car Nationals/Oregon State Championship. Then, at the [...]

Kacee Pitts — June 2014 Racer of the Month

In the month of June, there are many drivers who performed at a high level. In the Jr Dragster category alone, there were two contestants who earned back-to-back wins in the month of June, Alisha Miller and Ramon Vincent respectively.  There were two other racers who both shined as well.  One of those racers, Jerry [...]

Julie Adams — May 2014 Racer of the Month

In the month of May, rain plagued many of the races at Woodburn Dragstrip. Despite that, there was still a significant standout in terms of wins and performance. A race that was dominated by great reaction times, an consistent dial-in nailing passes.  Through the rounds and rounds, this young lady continued to show consistent success. [...]