Woodburn Dragstrip
7730 Hwy. 219
Woodburn, Oregon

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Severance & Gordon Win @ SpringNationals, Molinari Runner-ups in first Pro Mod Final

Sunday’s final results from the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway. The race is the fifth of 24 in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:
Top Fuel — Leah Pritchett, 3.781 seconds, 321.96 mph def. Steve Torrence, 3.787 seconds, 322.11 mph.
Funny Car — Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, 4.004, 284.33 def. Robert Hight, Chevy […]


Fans were in attendance as the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division hit the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this past weekend. Joey Severance and John Lombardo Jr. celebrated with their teams in the winner’s circle following their final round wins.
Severance, Woodburn, Ore., defeated Buddy Domingue and Garret Bateman in rounds 1 and […]

Bateman, Westerfield win big at Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals

The 18th annual Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals took place this past weekend at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with the NHRA Lucas Oil Racing Series in full gear as winners were recognized in Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Stock, Super Stock, and the rest of the classes that encompass […]

Pat Nicholson Memorial Service Information

The Drag Racing Community has lost a dear friend with the passing of Pat Nicholson (December 21, 1938 to March 17, 2017), wife of former Super Pro racer Nick Nicholson. Our deepest sympathies go out to the entire Nicholson family. There will be a Memorial Service held on Wednesday, March 29th at 2 pm […]


GLENDORA, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2017) – The NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League will celebrate its 25th anniversary during the 2017 season, commemorating a quarter-century of participation from thousands of kids ages 5-17.
The NHRA will celebrate 25 years of the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League competition at Mello Yello Drag Racing Series […]

New Helmet Requirements for 2017

As outlined under Class Requirements, drivers in all classes, including motorcycles, must wear a helmet meeting Snell or SFI Specifications. Full-face helmet mandatory on all cars 9.99 or quicker. See individual Class Requirements for additional requirements. Shield mandatory 7.49 and quicker. Drivers of NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and E.T. cars (13.99 or quicker) […]

Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series set to race at premier facilities across the country in 2017

For the 16th season, the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will compete at top flight NHRA Drag Racing facilities across the county for the 2017 season. The upcoming 2017 schedule will feature 45 divisional events with a minimum of six in each of the seven divisions. There will also be 26 regional events featuring […]

Frank Hawley Drag Racing School @ Woodburn Dragstrip June 7-10

The Frank Hawley Drag Racing School will make their first visit to Woodburn Dragstrip for their Super Comp/Gas course and their Dragster Adventure. For further information go to www.frankhawley.com Frank Hawley is an NHRA World Champion driver, author and motivational speaker. His school is the most respected and visited school of its […]