Woodburn Dragstrip
7730 Hwy. 219
Woodburn, Oregon

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Cowie, Westerfield capture wins at Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals

Sean Cowie and Shane Westerfield raced to victory in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties at Heartland Motorsports Park.

Cowie qualified No. 2 in Top Alcohol Dragster and faced off with Monroe Guest for the title and the trophy. The pair left the line together and […]

Force remains ablaze in Topeka, Kramer captures first career win, Millican earns first win of season

Deric Kramer captured his first national event win by defeating Erica Enders in Pro Stock, Courtney Force won for the third time in 2018 in Funny Car, and Clay Millican got back into the winner’s circle for the first time this season in Top Fuel at the Menards NHRA Heart Nationals presented by Minties.  Courtney Force […]

45th Annual Baxter Auto Parts Season Opener – Competitor Information

The Competitor Information sheet for the upcoming 45th Annual Baxter Auto Parts Season Opener is available. Please note that we are going to start Time Trials/Qualifying at 8:30 am both Saturday & Sunday instead of our normal 9 am start time. We will start off both days with Sportsman.

Pedregon, Enders return to winner’s circle; Torrence, Savoie also nab four-wide wins

Steve Torrence raced to the Top Fuel victory Sunday at the ninth annual NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also winners in their respective categories at the sixth event on the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series […]

Funny Car Driver Jim Peters and ET Bracket Driver Keith Cooper pass

As we all get older death seems to be more prevalent. With all the racers past and present that have competed at Woodburn Dragstrip we wanted to share the not so good news to make you aware of these recent passing’s.
Wayne Keith Cooper, 69, passed away at his home from a heart attack on Thursday, […]

David Bany ~ February 6, 1959 – April 1, 2018

David Bany of Wilsonville, died Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, after a long-fought battle with cancer.  Dave was born Feb. 6, 1959 to Ray and Ruth Bany in Oregon City and grew up in West Linn as one of nine children. 

Dave was a true entrepreneur and always worked to make the world better for others. […]

Lamb doubles as he and Severance defend Sportsman crowns in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS- Joey Severance and Justin Lamb visited the winner’s circle this past weekend in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Local racer Lamb of Henderson, doubled up defending his 2017 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Stock and Super Stock World Championships. In the Stock final round, Lamb gained a small starting […]


One of drag racing’s last great barriers falls when Hector Arana Jr. rode his Lucas Oil back Buell to the sports first 200.23 mph speed during Gainesville qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle.
Seven years and five days after Eddie Krawiec ran the sport’s first 199-mph Pro Stock speed, Hector Arana Jr. finally eclipsed the magical barrier […]


In the final results from Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Pacific Division Opener, Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., and Shane Westerfield, Anaheim, Calif., took home the wins in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car respectively.
Cowie worked his way through the field and ran 5.261 seconds at […]

Northwest Racers Nero, Harkema, and Lang Winners at Arizona Nationals

Paul Nero, Trevor Harkema, and Jody Lang marched to victory and celebrated with their teams in the winner’s circle this past weekend at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz.
Rodger Comstock, Fort Lauderdale Fla., made his first final round debut in Top Dragster Presented by Racing RVs. Comstock got […]