Nostalgia Hot Rod Series #3 – Saturday, July 9, 2011
July 9th was a great day of racing at Woodburn Dragstrip for cars manufactured in 1975 and earlier. This 2011 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series Event was very favorable for Danny Wargnier, Jim Estes, Jeff Enger, Rich Potter, Sherry Wilson, Doug Powers, and Bob Johnson as they each took the victory in their respective classes. Danny Wargnier, Jim Estes, Rich Potter, and Doug Powers were each the beneficiary of their opponents red lights in the finals of their classes. Jeff Enger took the win over Lyle Scott in Hot Rod II while Sherry Wilson downed Gordon Cady, Jr. in Street Machine II and Bob Johnson was victorious over Dick Arnold in Stick Shift.
The next event in this series will be the Hot Rod Nationals scheduled for August 13th & 14th with the final event scheduled for September 4th leading to crowning a series champion in each of the classes. Following is the final results listing driver’s name, city, car, reaction time, elapsed time, miles per hour, and dial in.
W: Danny Wargnier, Keizer, OR (’72 Vega) -.004, 8.598, 158.75 (8.56 dial).
R/U: Carl Engel, Cottonwood, CA (’64 Mustang) – foul.
Semi’s: Richard Dietrich, Battleground, WA; Barry Roberts, Monmouth, OR
Hot Rod 1
W: Jim Estes, Oregon City, OR (’52 Henry J) .124, 10.783, 124.06 (10.69 dial).
R/U: Rod Krebs, Port Angeles, WA (’57 Chev Sedan Delivery) – foul.
Semi’s: Marty Stewart, West Linn, OR; Taylor Berg, Salem, OR
Hot Rod II
W: Jeff Enger, Newberg, OR (’32 Ford Victoria) .017, 12.431, 99.92 (12.21 dial).
R/U: Lyle Scott, Portland, OR (’37 Chevy) .011, 17.437, 79.71 (12.60 dial).
Semi’s: John Hite, Tualatin, OR
Street Machine 1
W: Rich Potter, Oregon City, OR (’68 Camaro) .055, 11.544, 116.14 (11.57 dial).
R/U: William Beaird, Woodland, WA(’67 Mustang) – foul.
Semi’s: Bruce Riedl, Oregon City, OR; John Baker, The Dalles, OR
Street Machine II
W: Sherry Wilson, Vancouver, WA (’65 Chevelle) .044, 12.397, 85.09 (12.04 dial).
R/U: Gordon Cady, Jr, Vancouver, WA (’65 El Camino) .090, 13.595, 106.13 (12.54 dial).
Semi’s: Marty Arrigotti, Portland, OR
W: Doug Powers, Portland, OR (’64 Valiant) .080, 13.668, 96.69 (13.73 dial).
R/U: Walt Pearce, Twisp, WA (’32 Chevy) – foul.
Semi’s: Walt Skoczylas, Aloha, OR
W: Bob Johnson, Salem, OR (’63 Fairlane) .018, 12.761, 105.76 (12.67 dial).
R/U: Dick Arnold, Washougal, WA (’67 Chevy) .098, 11.060, 123.49 (11.17 dial).
Semi’s: Randy Ashley, Sandy, OR; Paul Carbaugh, Cloverdale, OR