Woodburn Dragstrip
7730 Hwy. 219
Woodburn, Oregon

NWDRA Braves the Weather and Completes the 42nd Annual Classic!!

The 42nd N.W.D.R.A. Classic/Sunoco Race Fuels ET Series #4 (LOL) had great racing in all seven of the categories on Sunday, April 29th.  With cooler weather, the racers completed the day on a 1/8th mile track.  A Big ‘Thank You’ goes out to all the NWDRA Members for their hard work at the 2018 Hi-Performance Swap Meet, as that event. along with the Sponsors listed below, paid out over $5,000 in prize money!!  Here is a list of contributing sponsors:  30 Seconds Cleaners, Abby’s Pizza – Woodburn, Adam’s Premium Car Care Products, Awards Embroidery & Apparel – Estacada, OR, Baxter Auto Parts, Compass Oncology, Elite Window Tinting – Milwaukie, OR, Finishline Coatings, KG Racing, Kustom Kreations, Les Schwab Tires – Salem, OR, NAPA Distribution Centers, Northwest Wholesale/Hilton Racing, Odyssey Batteries, Pico Wiring & Accessories, Rich Potter Racing, Quality Concrete, S & J Automotive – Milwaukie, OR, SS Tire Inc., Stark Street Pizza Company, Super Tune – Vancouver, WA,  Tabor’s Automotive Machine – Vancouver, WA, Woodburn Dragstrip, and the 2018 Hi-Performance Automotive Swap Meet.  

Be sure to mark your calendars: January 27th, 2019, will be the 2019 NWDRA Hi-Performance Automotive Swap Meet at Clark County Event Center, Ridgefield, WA.

Here’s a few highlights and mentions from the race:  In Super Pro: Mark Dawson took the win last Sunday, but it was his better half, Debbie Dawson, who took the win today & Debbie also won the A-1 Trans and Converters Package for the Points.  It should also be noted that in the Pro class, Steve Kelly won and had back-to-back wins!  In Sportsman, it was Tony Bombara who took the win.  Kerry Drost took the win in ET Motorcycle, while Bob Osborne took the win in the Olympic Iron Works Harley class.  Tom Avgerakis took the overall win in “King of the Hill” (where he raced against winners & runner-up’s in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, and Motorcycle).  Mark Pracht also took the win in Run Tuff. 

Listed below are the Winner’s in the A-1 Package for the Points:
Super Pro: Debbie Dawson, ‘76 Vega, .019 Package – Lucas Oil
Pro: Pat Figini, ’69 Mustang, .018 Package – Abby’s Pizza
Sportsman:  Tracy Herinckx, ’73 Nova, .045 Package – Pico Wiring Accessories
Bike/Sled: Bob Osborne, ’97 Buell, .033 Package – Lucas Products

Winner:  Debbie Dawson, Sutherlin, OR, ’76 Vega, .010 R/T, 6.05 dial, 6.047 ET, 114.53 mph
Runner-up:  Tom Avgerakis, Newberg, OR, ’95 Beretta, -.005 R/T, 5.24 dial, 5.270 ET, 132.84 mph
Semi’s:  John Chitwood, Warren, OR

Winner:  Steve Kelly, Camas, WA, ’67 Camaro, .020 R/T, 6.27 dial, 6.268 ET, 106.62 mph
Runner-up:  David Bronec, Hubbard, OR, ’72 Nova, .032 R/T, 6.19 dial, 6.188 ET, 110.48 mph
Semi’s:  Bryce Moilanen, Woodburn, OR

Winner:  Tony Bombara, Sutherlin, OR, ’76 Chevy C10, .100 R/T, 7.48 dial, 7.476 ET, 88.14 mph
Runner-up:  Ron Parks, Salem, OR, ’65 Coronet, -.022 R/T, 10.41 dial, 10.475 ET, 66.85 mph 
Semi’s:  Jerry Weber, Albany, OR

Winner:  Kerry Drost, Sherwood, OR, ’99 Hayabusa, .058 R/T, 5.27 dial, 5.274 ET, 133.23 mph
Runner-up:  Mike Graver, Beaverton, OR, ’00 Harley, -.028 R/T, 6.76 dial, 6.828 ET, 98.15 mph
Semi’s:  Leroy Hansen, Washougal, WA, and Don DePeel, Gladstone, OR

Winner:  Tom Avgerakis, Newberg, OR, ’95 Beretta, .173 R/T, 5.25 dial, 5.271 ET, 132.86 mph
Runner-up:  David Bronec, Hubbard, OR, ’72 Nova, .021 R/T, 6.20 dial, 6.199 ET, 109.99 mph
Semi’s:  Debbie Dawson, Sutherlin, OR, and Steve Kelly, Camas, WA

Winner:  Bob Osborne, Dallas, OR, ’87 Buell, .044 R/T, 6.92 dial, 6.934 ET, 96.83 mph
Runner-up:  Henry Robinson, Tualatin, OR, ’08 Harley, .112 R/T, 7.90 dial, 7.847 ET, 87.19 mph
Semi’s:  Mike Graver, Tualatin, OR

Winner:  Mark Pracht, Beaverton, OR, ’70 Skylark, .094 R/T, 6.21 dial, 6.253 ET, 110.05 mph
Runner-up:  Jeff Taylor, Keizer, OR, ’05 Mustang, .094 R/T, 7.48 dial, 7.445 ET, 89.10 mph
Semi’s:  Delbert Gerig, Albany, OR


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