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Dave Bronec ~ 2017 Sunoco Race Fuels ET Series ~ Pro Champion

Dave Bronec, a grass seed farmer from Hubbard, OR, raced his 1972 Chevy Nova in the Sunoco ET Racing Series (Pro) and the Nostalgia Hot Rod Series (Street Machine).  During the 2017 season, he competed in a class of 128 racers where he earned a total of 580 points, with 1 event win (June 11th), […]



Earl Eberly ~ 2017 Sunoco Race Fuels ET Series ~ Sportsman Champion

Earl Eberly is a retired Aircraft Mechanic from Aurora, OR, who raced his 1988 Chevy S10 in the Specialty Racing Series (Pickup) and the Sunoco Race Fuels ET Series (Sportsman). In 2015 he placed 12th, and last year he placed 8th in Sportsman.  This year, competing in a field of 99 racers, he earned 580 […]



Don DePeel ~ 2017 Sunoco Race Fuels ET Series ~ Motorcycle Champion

Don DePeel, a Purchasing Agent/Fleet Manager, from Gladstone, OR, raced his 1974 Kawasaki in the 2017 Sunoco ET Racing Bike/Sled Series in a field of 42 competitors, where he earned 360 points, with 2 event wins (July 29th & July 30th), and 1 runner-up finish (May 21st), earning him the title of the 2017 Sunoco […]



Devon Dixon ~ 2017 Sunoco Race Fuels ET Series ~ Wilson’s NAPA High School Champion

Many racers started their careers here in the High School category, before moving onto track and divisional championships. Devon Dixon, a Diesel Mechanic from Sweet Home, OR, placed 2nd in 2016, and continued to race his 1957 Chevy in the High School class in the 2017 season, where he earned a total of 280 points, with […]



Nicholas Karr ~ 2017 Sunoco Race Fuels ET Series ~ Jr Street Champion

NHRA Jr Street is a class that was created this year, for 13-16 year olds, who compete down the 1/8th mile, in a full-bodied vehicle (with adult supervision), running 9 seconds and slower, and who may not compete in any other class except Jr Dragster.  We had 9 young NHRA Licensed racers who competed in […]



Dylan Hough ~ 2017 World of Speed Jr Racing Series ~ Jr Lightning Champion

Dylan Hough, is a 14 year old student from Junction City, OR, who raced his 2014 Mike Boss Jr Dragster, and also competed in NHRA Jr Street.  In Jr Lightning, he competed again 14 racers, where he earned a total of 440 points with 3 event wins (May 7th, July 22nd, & August 20th) and […]



Nicholas Karr ~ 2017 World of Speed Jr Racing Series ~ Jr Thunder Champion

Nicholas Karr is a 13 year old student from Salem, OR, who (in the 2017 season) raced his 2010 Halfscale in Jr Thunder, and also competed in the NHRA Jr Street class.   In the best of 10/12 races in Jr Thunder, he earned a total of 490 points, with 5 event wins (April 9th, June […]



Duncan Gray ~ 2017 World of Speed Jr Racing Series ~ Jr Storm Champion

Duncan Gray, 11 year old student, from Portland, OR, who raced a 2010 Race Car for Kids Jr Dragster, competed in a class of 10 Jr Storm racers, where he earned a total of 490 points, with 5 event wins (June 4th, June 17th, July 8th, July 9th & August 20th) and 2 runner-up finishes […]



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 […]