Woodburn Dragstrip
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Woodburn, Oregon
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MINIMUM AGE RESET FOR NHRA SUMMIT RACING JR. DRAG RACING LEAGUE

ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (May 31, 2014) – Today at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the birthplace of the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League, NHRA officials announced that, effective June 15, the minimum age for kids eligible to participate in the league will be 5 years old.
The NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League was founded [...]



Sunoco and Jr Dragster Land of the Leaders Reschedule Date

Due to the rainouts on May 3rd and May 4th, the NHRA Division 6 Land of the Leaders challenge has been rescheduled for June 8th for both classes.
 
A Reminder that this is NOT an added points race. The Land of the Leaders is a race within a race, not an added points earning race. There are still [...]



JR. CONFERENCE FINALS TO SERVE UP FULL WEEK OF ACTIVITIES

GLENDORA, Calif. – The NHRA Summit Jr. Drag Racing League’s Western Finals kick off in less than two months at Rocky Mountain Raceways, July 10-12.
The Free Lucas Oil Slick Mist Products Test and Tune event on Tuesday, July 8, from 2-8 p.m. to begin the JDRL Western Conference Finals.  Lucas Oil Slick Mist will also sponsor the Index [...]



EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: NHRA changes 12.90 minimum dial-in for 8-9 year olds to 11.90

The NHRA announced today it has changed the 12.90 minimum dial-in to 11.90 for the 8-9 year olds in the NHRA Summit Jr Drag Racing League, effective immediately.
 
“We have been evaluating the NHRA Summit Jr Drag Racing League and found this change was necessary to address the evaluation of the Jr Dragsters”, said Josh Peterson, [...]



2014 Land of the Leaders ET Challenge Returns for 2014

The Land of the Leaders ET Challenge is a four race series held at participating NHRA Northwest Division Tracks. Each competitor is required only to be signed up for track points and have a current NHRA Competition Number/License (ET) and Membership. Competing categories area; Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Bike/Sled, Jr Lightning, and Jr Thunder. Eligible [...]



Kershaw Knives renews sponsorship for Racer of the Month award

It is our pleasure to announce that Kershaw Knives has renewed their sponsorship for the Racer of the Month award, now going into it’s third year. The winner of this great award receives a 1/2 knife block as well as a custom plate on the front with their name and the month they were awarded. [...]



Woodburn Dragstrip schedule preps to be sent out in the mail!

The 2014 Woodburn Dragstrip racing schedule has been released, in all of it’s glorious colors. In the coming weeks, those who are signed up on our mailing list will receive the pamphlet in their mailbox. If you aren’t signed up on our mailing list, head to the lower right-hand corner of the home page, click on [...]



Sunoco and Jr Dragster Points Change for 2014

For the 2014 year, all Sunoco Race Fuels ET Series points races and Jr Dragster points events will be scored. Last year, a point’s system was in place that would score the best 13 of 15 Sunoco (10 of 12 Jr) races, however for 2014 all of the point’s events will be counted for the [...]



Check your car, trailer, and trailer hauler!

This is a friendly reminder from everyone at Woodburn Dragstrip to check your racing equipment this off season! Race cars need maintenance, such as checking nuts and bolts, safety equipment expiration dates, and of course a good coat of wax! Trailer tires should be inspected, brakes, axles, as well as potentially fixing an internal leaks [...]



Northwest Division Champions Banquet set for January 11, 2014

The 2013 NHRA Division 6 Land of the Leaders Champion’s Award Ceremony & Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, January 11th, 2014 at the Seattle Airport Marriot. At this event, recognition will be given to all Northwest Division Champions from the Lucas Oil Series, Summit ET Series, and Junior Drag Racing Series and reminiscing the entire season [...]