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James Heriford II ~ 2017 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series ~ Street Rod Champion

James Heriford II, a wood worker from Battle Ground, WA, raced his 1964 Ford Galaxie, in two classes: Nostalgia Hot Rod Series (Street Rod), and Sunoco ET Racing Series (Sportsman).  With 59 racers in the 2017 Street Rod class, the ‘Heriford Legacy’ was strong, as his dad, Jimmy, finished the season in 2nd place.  James […]



Walt Skoczylas ~ 2017 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series ~ Inline/Flathead Champion

Walt Skoczylas, from Aloha, OR, raced his 1954 HAMB dragster and competed against 18 other drivers, in 5 of the 6 scheduled races that were completed during the 2017 season.  He earned 280 points, with 2 event wins (July 8th & September 23rd) to take the title of 2017 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series ~ Inline/Flathead […]



Bill Burnham ~ 2017 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series ~ Stick Shift Champion

Bill Burnham, an electrician from Battle Ground, WA, raced his 1979 Mazda in the Stick Shift Series, against 17 other drivers, where he earned a total of 260 points with 1 event win (June 25th), and 2 runner-up finishes (May 6th & August 13th), which earned him the title of 2017 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series […]



Ron McBee ~ 2017 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series ~ Gasser Champion

Ron McBee, from Portland, OR, raced his 1955 Chevy in the newly formed class of Gassers in the Nostalgia Hot Rod Series. He had 3 event wins of the 5/6 races that were completed. The title was decided upon at the last race with McBee defeating Jeff Enger. McBee took the win and the Inaugural […]



Jeff Lewis ~ 2017 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series – Dragster/Roadster Champion

Jeff Lewis, an Auto Body Shop owner from Keizer, OR, raced his 1923 Ford Roadster, in the Dragster/Roadster class where, in 2015, he placed 5th, and in 2016 he placed 10th. .  This year (2017),  he had 3 event wins (May 21st, June 11th& June 25th), and earned a total of 415 points to take the […]



Jerry Durant Sr ~ 2017 Specialty Racing Series ~ Modern MuscleCar Champion

Jerry Durant Sr, from Molalla, OR, raced his 2008 Mustang in the Inaugural Year of the Modern MuscleCar Series, competing against 40 other racers.  The championship title came down to the last race against Dan Powell, where Durant Sr took the win.  Durant Sr, earned 350 points, with 1 event win (October 1st) & 3 […]



Harry Cole ~ 2017 Specialty Racing Series ~ Pickup Champion

Harry Cole, co-owner of Gresham Transmission, placed 5th in 2015, didn’t compete in 2016, returned to racing his 1977 Chevy Truck in the 2017 season, where he earned 300 points with 2 event wins (May 6th & July 8th), to take the title of 2017 Specialty Racing Series ~ Pickup Champion!!



Bernd Arndt ~ 2017 Specialty Racing Series ~ Volkswagen Champion

 

Bernd Arndt, a mechanic from Tigard, OR, raced his 1993 Volkswagen Corrado in three different classes in the 2017 Specialty Racing Series (Volkswagen, Super Shifter, and Sport Compact). In the Volkswagen class; Arndt earned a total of 340 points, with 2 event wins (July 9th & September 10th) and 1 runner-up finish (April 2nd).  It […]



Bernd Arndt ~ 2017 Specialty Racing Series ~ Super Shifter Champion

Bernd Arndt, is a mechanic from Tigard, OR, who races his 1993 Volkswagen Corrado. Since 2015, he has competed in 3 classes. In the 2017 Specialty Racing Series he raced in Super Shifter, Volkswagen and Sport Compact. This year, in the Super Shifter class, Arndt earned a total of 390 points, with 3 event wins […]



Rick Norrington ~ 2017 Specialty Racing Series ~ Hole in the Hood Champion

Rick Norrington, from Oregon City, OR, raced his 1972 Mustang in the 2017 Hole in the Hood class, where we were able to complete 5 of the 6 scheduled races.  During the season, he earned 240 points, with 1 event win (June 17th) and 1 runner-up finish (July 9th).  At the last race, Norrington tied […]