Napa Auto Parts Jr Drag Racing Series
Jr. Dragsters are half-scale dragsters powered by five-horsepower engines that can produce speeds up to 85 mph in the eighth-mile. Kids age 8 to 17 years-old will compete in three categories: Jr Thunder (age 8-10), Jr Lightning (age 11-14), and Jr Fast (age 13-17). Drivers ages 8-9 may run as quick as 12.90 (about 45 mph) on the eighth-mile. Drivers 13 to 17 may run as quick as 7.90 seconds in the eighth-mile. The Napa Auto Parts Jr Drag Racing Series is a 12 race series: April 13th, April 27th, May 4th, May 5th, May 25th, June 2nd, June June 16th, June 30th, July 6th, July 7th, July 28, and August 17th. The top two points earners (as of August 17th) in the three classes will earn the right to compete at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA ET Finals at Spokane County Raceway in Airway Heights, Washington on August 30 – September 1, 2013. The highlight of the season will be the NHRA Northwest Division JR Dragster Challenge scheduled for Sunday, July 7th. The JR Dragster Land of the Leaders ET Challenge will consist of a four race series (April 13th, May 4th, June 2nd, & July 7th) to be held at Woodburn Dragstrip to be held in conjunction with the normally scheduled Jr event. Racers will compete at your local track and will not be required to travel. Each contestant will be required to be signed up for track points and have an NHRA competition number. Champions will be crowned in two age groups: Thunder (age 8 to 12) and Lightning(age 13-17). Each category champion will receive a Wally and two tickets to the NHRA Northwest Division banquet.