Woodburn Dragstrip
7730 Hwy. 219
Woodburn, Oregon

Woodburn Racer’s Earn Multiple Awards at Annual NHRA Banquet

The NHRA Division 6 Banquet was held January 10th at the Great Wolf Lodge. At this banquet, which awards racers who earned the highest honors in their respective classes, there were multiple Woodburn Dragstrip references made as a phenomenal season was had by many.  Alisha Miller earned one of the highest honors in the Jr Dragster ranks when she claimed the NHRA Division 6 Championionship in Jr Thunder.  Woodburn’s ET Finals racers were also well represented, with presentations of Wally’s going to Karl Hart (Sportsman) and Dave Bronec (Pro) for their victories at the Summit ET Finals.  Nicholas Shepherd, NHRA Division 6 Pro Champion representative—Pro, was also on hand to receive his Wally.  With the strong effort from Hart, Bronec, Bike/Sled runner-up Jim Werre, and the entire 2014 Team Woodburn, Woodburn Dragstrip claimed its 16th Team Championship—most of any track under the NHRA banner.

Of special recognition, Joey Severance was named as the NHRA Division 6 Top Alcohol Driver of the Year for finishing second in the Nation in the Top Alcohol Dragster category, while Jerry Durant Jr was the recipient of the Mel Bresaw Memorial ET Driver of the Year award.  Durant Jr, who earned awards at seven different tracks in 2014, earned five track championships, two Wally’s, and over 30 final round appearances.

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