Woodburn Dragstrip
7730 Hwy. 219
Woodburn, Oregon
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Lawrence & Payne Are Winners At Les Schwab Challenge/NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series

Winners were crowned at Woodburn Dragstrip and the NHRA Northwest Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Les Schwab Tires Challenge. Each winner pocketed their share of the event purse and contingency postings along with bragging rights and the champion’s trophy.

The event was the fourth in the Northwest Division and the fourth West Regional event for the Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car drivers. Northwest Division racers will be back here at Woodburn Dragstrip in September for the Northwest Division’s final event, Sept.. 7-9.

The following are the final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Les Schwab Tires Challenge at Woodburn Dragstrip:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER:
ROUND ONE
1) Chris Demke, Sunland, Calif., 5.338, 265.87 was unopposed;

5) Gregg Lawrence, Salem, Ore., 5.553, 260.34 def.
2) Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 8.573, 84.23;

4) Megan McKernan, Sierra Madre, Calif., 5.479, 263.54 def.
3) Ray Martin, Anchorage, Alaska, 5.571, 261.24;

SEMI-FINALS
Lawrence, 5.536, 261.47 was unopposed;
Demke, 5.350, 267.45 def. McKernan, 5.396, 266.42;

FINALS
Lawrence, 5.530, 260.19 def. Demke, 17.969, 34.48.

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR:
ROUND ONE
4) Shane Westerfield, Lake Forest, Calif., ’06 Monte Carlo, 5.690, 250.97 def.
5) John Lombardo Jr., Brea, Calif., ’06 Monte Carlo, 5.708, 258.10;

3) Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., ’09 Mustang, 5.631, 253.09 def.
6) Jason Rupert, Yorba Linda, Calif., ’06 Monte Carlo, 5.793, 249.16;

1) Steve Gasparrelli, W. Covina, Calif., ’06 Monte Carlo, 5.645, 260.41 def.
8) Jim Peters, Molalla, Ore., ’09 Impala, 5.929, 236.15;

2) Jay Payne, Claremont, Calif., ’09 Mustang, 5.615, 258.76 def.
7) Sean Bellemeur, Tustin, Calif., ’02 Camaro, 5.821, 253.73;

SEMI-FINALS
Gasparrelli, 5.674, 259.66 def. Westerfield, 5.731, 253.59;
Payne, 5.599, 260.86 def. Hough, 5.654, 254.95;

FINALS
Payne, 5.760, 256.99 def. Gasparrelli, 5.802, 259.14.

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Brandon Huhtala, Puyallup, Wash., ’09 GXP, C/A, 7.325, 176.47 def.
Aaron Strong, Auburn, Wash., ’05 Cavalier, G/A, 8.378, 158.87.

SUPER STOCK
Mark Faul, Tacoma, Wash., ’98 Grand Am, GT/HA, 10.719, 121.24 def.
Jody Lang, Puyallup, Wash., ’81 Malibu, GT/KA, 10.845, 117.38.

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Brad Burton, Kirkland, Wash., ’72 Formula, E/SA, 11.019, 114.95 def.
Dave Barcelon, Bremerton, Wash., ’69 Camaro, G/SA, 11.204, 115.48.

SUPER COMP
Mike Shannon, Kelowna, B.C., dragster, 8.962, 171.49 def.
Mike Hiatt, Fallon, Nev., dragster, 8.959, 165.99.

SUPER GAS
Ross Childers, Gladstone, Ore., ’84 Thunderbird, 9.913, 148.34 def.
Steve Apted, Medford, Ore., ’67 Corvette, 9.942, 160.51.

SUPER STREET
Larry Miner, Sedro-Wolley, Wash., ’69 Camaro, 10.913, 130.51 def.
Arron Spitzer, Arlington, Wash., ’66 Chevy II, 10.969, 143.88.

TOP SPORTSMAN
Robert Strohm, Seattle, Wash., ’00 Mustang, 7.840, 163.22 def.
Shane Molinari, Battleground, Wash., ’68 Le Mans, 7.509, 182.18.

TOP DRAGSTER
Gerald Devenpeck, Gig Harbor, Wash., dragster, 7.372, 179.06 def.
Andy Morris, Olympia, Wash., dragster, 7.315, 176.15.

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE SERIES PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
Jeff Havens, Yakima, Wash., ’95 Suzuki, 8.022, 154.37 def.
Al Omond, Surrey, B.C., ’97 Kawasaki, foul.

SUPER PRO
Dave Sattem, Camas, Wash., dragster, 7.793, 167.50 def.
Mike Hilsendager, Springfield, Ore., dragster, 7.523, 177.47.

PRO ET
Steve Stuart, Estacada, Ore., ’66 Chevelle, 9.380, 129.34 def.
Grace Presser, Salem, Ore., dragster, 10.371, 125.00.

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