Woodburn Dragstrip
7730 Hwy. 219
Woodburn, Oregon
503-982-4461

Nostalgia Hot Rod Series #1, Sport Compact Series #2, Jr Drag Racing Series #6 – May 28, 2011

Racers – 1, Weather – 0; The weather may not have been the most co-operative but the racers and fans came out victorious. After the first round, all racing was run 1/8th mile rather that the full 1/4 mile but the competition was still excellent as event winners were crowned in the Nostalgia Hot Rod Series, Sport Compact Series, and Jr Drag Racing Series on Saturday, May 28th.
In the first event of the Nostalgia Hot Rod Series for 2011, Richard Dietrich, Paul Comeau, Gregg Heriford, Ryan Smith, Marty Arrigotti, Jim Johnson, and Zac Sommers took home the event win in their respective class. Bernd Arndt defeated Bud Kuhns in Sport Compact Pro and Derrick Jackson downed Hoppy Hopkins in Sport Compact Sportsman.
In Jr Thunder, Chandler Steen ventured west from Idaho Falls, ID to earn the number one qualifying spot and then went on to win the event over Kyler Pitts. In Jr Lightning, Robert Scofield earned top qualifier honors. Grace Presser downed Ruby Hosking to take the win. In Jr Fast, Travis Hilton earned the top qualifier honors and earned went on to take the victory over Nicole Fluge.
Listed below are the final results with the driver’s name, city, car, reaction time, elapsed time, miles per hour, and dial in.

Top GasW: Richard Dietrich, Battle Ground, WA (’41 Chevy Coupe) .054, 9.208, 115.45 (8.98 dial).

Hot Rod IW: Paul Comeau, Vancouver, WA (’39 Chev Sedan) .067, 5.995, 114.64 (5.98 dial).
R/U: Rod Krebs, Port Angeles, WA (’57 Chev) – foul

Street Machine IW: Gregg Heriford, Vancouver, WA (’72 Vega) .107, 6.680, 6.68 (96.97 dial).
R/U: Jay Phillips, Aumsville, OR (’74 Plymouth) .067, 6.770, 94.91 (6.65 dial).

Hot Rod IIW: Ryan Smith, Aloha, OR (’56 Studebaker) .306, 8.479, 84.76 (8.39 dial).
R/U: John Hite, Tualatin, OR (’55 Chev) – foul.

Street Machine IIW: Marty Arrigotti, Portland, OR (’64 Catalina) .033, 8.31, 85.13 (8.34 dial).
R/U: Jimmy Heriford, Vancouver, WA (’64 Galaxie) – foul.

Inline/FlatheadW: Jim Johnson, Portland, OR (’65 Nova) .023, 10.120, 67.46 (10.10 dial).
R/U: Walt Skoczylas, Aloha, OR (’54 Dragster).090, – 9.459, 72.12 (9.58 dial).

Stick ShiftW: Zac Summers , Carlton, OR’50 Ford) – 12.171, 110.53 (12.15 dial).

Sport Compact ProW: Bernd Arndt, Tigard, OR (’93 VW) .087, 7.603, 82.29 (7.53 dial).
R/U: Bud Kuhns, Roseburg, OR (’93 Honda) .216, 7.886, 86.96 (7.92 dial).

Sport Compact SportsmanW: Derrick Jackson, McMinnville, OR (’98 Esteem) .060, 12.167, 51.18 (12.03 dial).
R/U: Hoppy Hopkins, Beavercreek, OR (’93 Honda) .262, 11.176, 63.37 (11.22 dial).

Jr FastW: Travis Hilton, Vancouver, WA (’10 Half Scale) .094, 7.912, 82.00 (7.90 dial).
R/U: Nicole Fluge, Gladstone, OR (Jr. Dragster) – foul.

Jr LightningW: Grace Presser, Salem, OR (’04 Vulcan) .079, 8.490, 67.62 (8.15 dial).
R/U: Ruby Hosking, Vancouver, WA (Junior Dragster) .398, 9.363, 67.11 (9.27 dial).

Jr ThunderW: Chandler Steen, Idaho Falls, ID (’08 Extreme HR) .075, 9.286, 71.37 (8.95 dial).
R/U: Kyler Pitts, Lebanon, OR (Jr. Dragster) -.140, 14.164, 48.12 (13.30 dial).

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