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NHRA’S NEWEST YOUTH RACING SEGMENT IS COMING TO WOODBURN DRAGSTRIP

NHRA introduced their new youth racing program for 13-16 year olds that will give teenage boys and girls the opportunity to race against their peers in full-bodied street vehicles with an adult co-driver as their teammate that combines racing and car safety. This is an inexpensive program to help meet the demand for teenagers wanting […]



John Plaster ~ 2016 Olympic Iron Works Harley Eliminator Champion

The first ever Olympic Iron Works Harley Eliminator event was held at Woodburn in 2014 with John Plaster as the very first Champion. In 2015, the title was earned by Mike Graver, and this year, 2016, that title has been passed back to John Plaster. This series is typically scheduled for 6 races but only […]



Jim Warren ~ 2016 Pickup Series Champion

The Pickup series started in 2014 with 43 drivers. This year we had 55 drivers and a total of six races in the series. At the first event of the season, held on April 3rd, Matt Pearson and Jim Fields went to the finals. To get there, Pearson eliminated Scott Paris, John Poublon, Jim Warren […]



Jay Phillips ~ 2016 Hole in the Hood Champion

Hole in the Hood started as a new class in 2014, and is designated for supercharged/tunnel rammed vehicles or vehicles where the carburetor protrudes through the stock hood line. In the 2016 season, we were able to complete 5 out of 7 races due to Mother Nature.
The first race held on April […]



Bernd Arndt ~ 2016 Volkswagen Champion  

The Volkswagen Series is a class that started with 25 drivers in the inaugural event a few years ago and has grown tremendously. This year over 60 racers competed in this class throughout the season.
The first race of the season was held on April 3rd, where Aaron Coy and Bernd Arndt went to […]



Josh Wilson ~ 2016 Sport Compact Champion

Sports Compact offers the chance to run in a six-race series for vehicles 13.99 and quicker, and is open to any FWD 4 to 6 cylinder car or truck, import or domestic (RWD and AWD must be import labeled).  Our 2016 Season, due to Mother Nature, was shortened as only 5 of the 6 scheduled […]



Rochelle Robnett ~ 2016 Powder Puff Champion

Powder Puff is a class for female drivers only and all vehicles must comply under Sportsman or Pro Rules, with the exception being vehicles can run as fast as 11.50 seconds. 
There were six Powder Puff races during the 2016 Season and the first race was held on April 9th, where Stephanie Biscay, who had a […]



Michael Campbell ~ 2016 Diesel Champion

The Diesel class completed five of the six races scheduled for the 2016 Season with Michael Campbell winning four of those six races ultimately securing the Championship after the third win.    
At the first race on April 17th, Michael Campbell started the season off right by defeating Bill Allen after having a .200 reaction time […]



Mark Pracht ~ Fall ET Racing Series Electronics Champion

Once again, due to Mother Nature, only two of the four races scheduled for the Fall ET Series were completed.  The first race of the Series was on September 10th, with Dennis Weddle and Brent McKinney lining up for the final round.  Weddle had defeated Michael Donahue, Kurt Gross and Mark Pracht, while on the […]



Hollis Runge ~ Fall ET Racing Series Transbrake Champion

Due to Mother Nature, only two of the four races scheduled for the Fall ET Series were completed.  The first race of the Series was on September 10th, and with a field of  21 cars, it came down to Hollis Runge and Steve Canton in the finals.
The day started with Runge defeating John LaRoche in […]