Woodburn Dragstrip
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Woodburn, Oregon
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Troy Owen, Dennis Gorans, Marty Stewart, Mark Sundstrum, Steve Marcus Claim Featured Wins at NAPA Oldies But Goodies

At the 38th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Oldies But Goodies at Woodburn Dragstrip (Woodburn, OR.), there was a final round matchup between the quickest and fastest AA/Supercharged in the nation.  Troy Owen and the Dave’s Rod Shop sponsored ’41 Willys, which last year set the all-time low E.T. record at a 6.450, was one half of the final. Opposite him was Mitch Chamberlin, who earlier in the weekend blasted to a 218.23mph (backed up with a 217.49mph pass) to reset the speed record.   A high-drama final round found a way to be even more so as after the semi-final’s, Chamberlin discovered a broken clutch lever!  Using up all of the time allowed, they were able to throw together a makeshift lever.  Unfortunately, it was unable to hold together in the final as Owen blasted to a 6.565 at 215.56, while Chamberlin slowed to a 7.885 at 148.61.

Other Sunday winners were Dennis Gorans (Top Eliminator), Marty Stewart (Pro Nostalgia), Mark Sundstrum (Nostalgia Eliminator), Steve Marcus (Dragster/Roadster), Don Budd (Top Gas), Rick Sales Sr (Hot Rod I), Dave Bronec (Street Machine I), Jimmy Heriford (Hot Rod II), Duane Turner (Street Machine II), Zac Summers (Stick Shift), and CJ Stoakes (Inline/Flathead).

 

AA/Supercharged
W: Troy Owen, Albany OR (’41 Willys Coupe) [.081] 6.565, 215.56.
R/U: Mitch Chamberlin, Orting WA (’51 Chevy Deluxe) [.261] 7.885, 148.61.
Semi’s: Howard Anderson, Applegate CA; Mike Molea, Grants Pass OR.

Top Eliminator
W: Dennis Gorans, Longview WA (’96 Gorans) [.229] 7.795, 194.51 (7.60 dial).
R/U: Bob Rude, Bellingham WA (’63 FED) [.068] 8.096, 167.87 (7.60 dial).
Semi’s: Roy Ranquist, Burnaby BC; Mike Floyd, Battle Ground WA.

Pro Nostalgia
W: Marty Stewart, Wilsonville OR (’57 Chevrolet) [.112] 7.263, 188.52 (7.20 dial).
R/U: Kevin McCurdy, Milwaukie OR (’00 Dragster) [.112] 7.019, 180.90 (7.03 dial).
Semi’s: Paul New, Sandy OR; Lloyd Hamilton, Forest Grove OR.

Nostalgia Eliminator
W: Mark Sundstrom, Aberdeen WA (’00 FED) [.140] 8.366, 7.99 (160.08 dial).
R/U: Ralph Fox, LaCenter WA (’06 Tuttle) - broke.
Semi’s: Ron Ward, Hanford CA.

Dragster/Roadster
W: Steve Marcus, Molalla OR (’32 Bantam) [.031] 11.080, 82.81 (10.45 dial).
R/U: Nick Pruett, Eagle Creek OR (’02 Tuttle) [-.018] 8.187, 168.44 (8.15 dial).
Semi’s: Jeff Lewis, Salem OR; Ron Austin, Medford OR.

Top Gas
W: Don Budd, The Dalles OR (’75 Monza) [.009] 10.258, 124.48 (10.24 dial).
R/U: Ralph Cramblit, Valley Ford WA (’27 Chevy) [.079] 10.381, 126.10 (10.23 dial).
Semi’s: Cliff Mansfield, Odell OR; Jim Stennett, Hoodsport WA.

Hot Rod I
W: Rick Sales, Eugene OR (GMC Truck) [.051] 10.300, 128.42 (10.25 dial).
R/U: Jim Booth, Azalea OR (’65 Belvedere) [-.189] 11.857, 87.72 (10.75 dial).
Semi’s: Dan Stokes, Albany OR.

Street Machine I
W: Dave Bronec, Hubbard OR (’72 Nova) [.028] 10.213, 129.81 (10.20 dial).
R/U: Dean Tabert, Tigard OR (’69 Nova) [.019] 9.089, 143.47 (9.06 dial).
Semi’s: Tim Miller, Sweet Home OR.

Hot Rod II
W: Jimmy Heriford, Battle Ground WA (’66 Fairlane 500) [.010] 12.592, 96.48 (12.56 dial).
R/U: Garry Heinrich, Boring OR (’65 Cutlass) [.124] 12.221, 110.86 (12.19 dial).
Semi’s: Larry Dean, Sherwood OR; Gordon Cady Jr, Vancouver WA.

Street Machine II
W: Duane Turner, Corvallis OR (’72 Monte Carlo) [.127] 13.522, 101.85 (13.50 dial).
R/U: Mark Hoefler, Dallas OR (’68 Mustang) [.198] 14.808, 87.01 (14.75 dial).
Semi’s: Robert Glafka, Battle Ground WA; Chris West, Dallas OR.

Stick Shift
W: Zac Summers, Carlton OR (’50 Ford) [.003] 11.943, 113.16 (11.90 dial).
R/U: Paul Carbaugh, Cloversdale OR (’62 Impala) [.187] 12.003, 114.59 (11.95 dial).
Semi’s: Denny Hays, Damascus OR; Curt Garnick, Springfield OR.

Inline/Flathead
W: CJ Stoakes, Halsey OR (’74 Plymouth) [.074] 15.156, 88.97 (15.19 dial).
R/U: Dave Mueller, Kelso WA (’69 Valiant) [.090] 12.663, 103.11 (12.70 dial).
Semi’s: Jim Johnson, Portland OR.

 

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