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Robert Glafka ~ 2016 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series ~ Street Rod Champion

The Nostalgia Hot Rod Series class of Street Rod is for cars 1985 and older and running 12.00 and slower in the ¼ mile.  Starting the season, Street Rods had over 70 racers vying for the first place trophy.  Heading into the final race of the season it was down to five different racers who […]



Mark Boehi ~ 2016 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series ~ Stick Shift Champion

This driver finished the 2016 Season with not one, but two Championships in two separate classes: Stick Shift, a class that runs in the Nostalgia Hot Rod Series, and Super Shifter.
On April 23rd, at the Bi-Mart 14th Annual Tulip Festival Drag Race, Mark Boehi and Dick Arnold went to the finals with the final round […]



Douglas Powers ~ 2016 Nostalgia Hot Rod Series ~ Inline/Flathead Champion

The Inline/Flathead class races in the Nostalgia Hot Rod Series, which is typically a 6 race series. Due to Mother Nature, we were only able to complete 5 of the 6 races scheduled.
At the first Inline/Flathead race, held April 23rd at the Bi-Mart 14th Annual Tulip Festival Drag Race, the final round showed a win […]



Brandon Pereira ~ 2016 Dragster/Roadster Champion

The Dragster/Roadster class is another class that featured exciting races. This year is where a rookie driver ended up winning 3 of the 6 races (that were completed), earning the title of Champion.
With unfortunate weather at the first two events, the first event of the year completed was the 41st Annual Sunbelt Rentals/Bi-Mart Rose Festival […]



Mark Boehi ~ 2016 Super Shifter Champion

The class of Super Shifter, in the Sunoco Race Fuels ET Series, was able to complete 4 out of the 6 races scheduled due to Mother Nature this year. It also featured a fight-for-the-championship going into the final race of the season.
The first event of the season was held on June 19th and the final […]



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 […]