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Mike Miller ~ 2017 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series ~ Top Gas Champion

Mike Miller, a Truck Driver from Portland, OR, raced his ‘1971 Ford Pinto in two classes in 2017, the Nostalgia Hot Rod Series (Top Gas), and the Sunoco ET Racing Series (Super Pro).  In the Top Gas class, Miller, who had previously won the 2014 Championship, placed 3rd in 2015, and won the 2016 Championship, […]



Rick Sales Sr ~ 2017 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series ~ Hot Rod Champion

Rick Sales Sr, a Tile Contractor from Eugene, OR, raced his 1965 GMC ‘Radio Flyer’, in the Nostalgia Hot Rod Series (Hot Rod), Sunoco ET Racing Series (Pro), and Specialty Racing Series (Pickup).  In 2016, he finished in 2nd place in Hot Rod, but this year, with 37 competitors vying for the championship, it was […]



Gregg Heriford ~ 2017 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series ~ Street Machine Champion

Gregg Heriford, a Truck driver from Vancouver, WA, the first of the ‘Heriford Legacy’, raced his 1972 Chevy Vega GT in two classes: Nostalgia Hot Rod Series (Street Machine), and Sunoco ET Racing Series (Pro).  With 65 competitors in the 2017 Street Machine class, Heriford earned a total of 250 points with 1 event win […]



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!!