Demke, Gordon score in Seattle West Regional

8/17/2014


DIVISION 6
Pacific Raceways
Kent, Wash., Aug. 15-17, 2014

Results will be posted as soon as they are available. For detailed results, go to Drag Race Central


Sunday

SEATTLE, Wash. In the final results from Pacific Raceways and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Chris Demke, Tujunga, Calif., and Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif., took home the wins in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car respectively.

Demke, worked his way through the field and ran 5.348 seconds at 271.02 mph in his final round victory over Johnny Ahten, Santa Clarita, Calif., who clocked in at 11.602 seconds, 65.58 mph. Off the line Ahten was up in smoke and Demke drove by him to take the win. This was Demke's 5th win of the season. He has scored two National and three Regional event wins and is looking to continue his success the rest of year and move towards the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series World Championship.

Gordon faced off against Sean Bellemeur, Anaheim, Calif., and posted a winning run of 5.602 seconds, 256.11 mph in his '12 Mustang. Bellemeur drove to a 5.628 second, 255.24 mph lap for his runner up finish. This final round was a rematch between Gordon and Bellemeur from the nationals a few weeks back at Pacific Raceways. Bellemeur had the better light off the line but Gordon had the better car down track to take the win. Gordon defeated Bellemeur for the second time this year at this track for his 2nd Wally of the year.

Another racer taking home a Wally this weekend in Comp Eliminator was Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash. He posted a winning run of 9.810 seconds, 98.48 mph. He faced off against Adam Bowdish, Vancouver, Wash., who red lite off the line. Lane has had much success running in the Comp Eliminator class in his career and picked up his 19th win in Division 6 history.

Other racers visiting the winner's circle this weekend were Rick McKinney, Richmond, B.C., in Super Stock; Dave Jung, Surrey, B.C., in Stock Eliminator; Mike Shannon, Kelowna, B.C., in Super Comp; Rick Cates, Canyon, Texas, in Super Gas; and Jerry Denton, Tempe, Ariz., in Super Street. In the division's RH Racecars Top Sportsman class it was Mike Lucas, Fort St. John, B.C., taking the win while Nick Axtman Jr., Silverdale, Wash., won in the division's Big Rig Rentals Top Dragster series. The Sportsman Motorcycle class presented by Harley-Davidson also competed at this event and taking home the win was Jon Jenkins, Richmond, B.C.

Northwest Division racers head to Mission Raceway for their next NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event, September 5-7.

The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Pacific Raceways:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER:
ROUND ONE
4) Garrett Bateman, Albany, Ore., 5.313, 274.05 def.
5) Cameron Ferre, Huntington Beach, Calif., 5.526, 228.04;

1) Johnny Ahten, Santa Clarita, Calif., 5.202, 269.73 def.
8) Jeff Ashwell, Keizer, Ore., 6.022, 179.59;

3) Shawn Cowie, Delta, B.C., 5.396, 268.12 def.
6) Megan McKernan, Sierra Madre, Calif., 5.517, 265.69;

2) Chris Demke, Tujunga, Calif., 5.278, 272.78 def.
7) Kim Parker, Graham, Wash., broke;

SEMI-FINALS
Demke, 5.357, 269.62 def. Cowie, 5.436, 266.95;
Ahten, 5.273, 267.85 def. Bateman, 6.268, 156.73;

FINALS
Demke, 5.348, 271.02 def. Ahten, 11.602, 65.58.

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR:
ROUND ONE
1) Clint Thompson, Klamath Falls, Ore., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.530, 262.44 def.
8) Randy Parker, Puyallup, Wash., '04 Mustang, foul;

2) Nick Januik, Las Vegas, Nev., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.561, 258.57 def.
7) Dave Germain, Toledo, Wash., '06 Monte Carlo, 11.609, 75.35;

3) Sean Bellemeur, Anaheim, Calif., '04 Camaro, 5.639, 255.34 def.
6) Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., '10 Mustang, 5.665, 250.09;

5) Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif., '12 Mustang, 5.597, 258.22 def. 4) Steve Gasparrelli, West Covina, Calif., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.635, 260.66;

SEMI-FINALS
Gordon, 6.736, 246.66 def. Thompson, 6.730, 249.12;
Bellemeur, 5.613, 254.95 def. Januik, 5.577, 259.36;

FINALS
Gordon, 5.602, 256.11 def. Bellemeur, 5.628, 255.24.

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '11 Chevrolet, C/SMA, 9.810, 98.48  def.
Adam Bowdish, Vancouver, Wash., '13 Cobalt, C/SMA, foul.

SUPER STOCK
Rick Mc Kinney, Richmond, B.C., '84 Cutlass, SS/KA, 10.647, 123.13  def.
Troy Olsonawski, Federal Way, Wash., '66 Malibu Wagon, SS/NA, foul.

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Dave Jung, Surrey, B.C., '81 Malibu, L/SA, 12.264, 105.14  def.
Karen Comstock, Las Vegas, Nev., '13 Mustang, AAA/SA, 9.103, 141.15.

SUPER COMP
Mike Shannon, Kelowna, B.C., '05 Undercover, 8.907, 166.74  def.
Trevor Harkema, Hayden, Idaho, '06 Davis, 8.889, 170.21.

SUPER GAS
Rick Cates, Canyon, Texas, '07 Corvette, 9.921, 160.94  def.
Steve Laskowske, Tigard, Ore., '67 Nova, 9.918, 152.93.

SUPER STREET
Jerry Denton, Tempe, Ariz., '66 Nova, 10.947, 135.02  def.
Casey Plaizier, Edmonton, Alb., '56 Chevy, 10.888, 128.84.

SUPER STREET
Jerry Denton, Tempe, Ariz., '66 Nova, 10.947, 135.02  def.
Casey Plaizier, Edmonton, Alb., '56 Chevy, 10.888, 128.84.

TOP DRAGSTER
Nick Axtman Jr., Silverdale, Wash., '07 Mullis, 7.189, 185.28  def.
 Jon Bradford, Tucson, Ariz., '13 Spitzer, foul.

TOP SPORTSMAN
Mike Lucas, Fort St John, B.C., '00 Avenger, 7.835, 164.57  def.
Shawn Herbst, Selah, Wash., '63 Corvette, 17.479, 53.15.

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
Jon Jenkins, Richmond, B.C., '84 Suzuki, 8.798, 148.51  def.
 Jake Havens, Edmonds, Wash., '08 Suzuki, 8.685, 150.95.



Saturday

SEATTLE, Wash. Racers made final qualifying runs and a few classes had eliminations today as the fields were set for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Pacific Raceways. 

Racers in 11classes of competition took to the track that included Top Alcohol Dragsters and Funny Cars, Stock and Super Stock, and Comp. Gates open at 8 a.m. on Sunday with racing scheduled to start at 10 a.m.  Tickets are $20 for adults, children 6-12 are $5 each day and children 5 & under are free with a paid adult. For more information please call Pacific Raceways (253) 639-5927 or visit www.pacificraceways.com

The following are Saturday's results for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Pacific Raceways:

The following are Saturday's final qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Pacific Raceways:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
1) Johnny Ahten, Santa Clarita, Calif., 5.261 seconds, 268.65 mph
2) Chris Demke, Tujunga, Calif., 5.273, 273.83
3) Shawn Cowie, Delta, B.C., 5.309, 268.81
4) Garrett Bateman, Albany, Ore., 5.393, 272.67
5) Cameron Ferre, Huntington Beach, Calif., 5.418, 267.59
6) Megan McKernan, Sierra Madre, Calif., 5.452, 267.37
7) Kim Parker, Graham, Wash., 5.509, 256.50
8) Jeff Ashwell, Keizer, Ore., 5.561, 255.00

First round TAD pairings
1) Johnny Ahten, Santa Clarita, Calif., 5.261 seconds, 268.65 mph vs.
8) Jeff Ashwell, Keizer, Ore., 5.561, 255.00

2) Chris Demke, Tujunga, Calif., 5.273, 273.83 vs.
7) Kim Parker, Graham, Wash., 5.509, 256.50

3) Shawn Cowie, Delta, B.C., 5.309, 268.81 vs.
6) Megan McKernan, Sierra Madre, Calif., 5.452, 267.37

4) Garrett Bateman, Albany, Ore., 5.393, 272.67 vs.
5) Cameron Ferre, Huntington Beach, Calif., 5.418, 267.59

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
1) Clint Thompson, Klamath Falls, Ore., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.531 seconds, 263.15 mph
2) Nick Januik, Las Vegas, Nev., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.551, 260.81
3) Sean Bellemeur, Anaheim, Calif., '04 Camaro, 5.569, 258.07
4) Steve Gasparrelli, West Covina, Calif., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.580, 262.23
5) Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif., '12 Mustang, 5.581, 257.63
6) Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., '10 Mustang, 5.593, 257.24
7) Dave Germain, Toledo, Wash., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.726, 251.11
8) Randy Parker, Puyallup, Wash., '04 Mustang, 5.900, 231.08

First round TAFC pairings
1) Clint Thompson, Klamath Falls, Ore., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.531 seconds, 263.15 mph vs.
8) Randy Parker, Puyallup, Wash., '04 Mustang, 5.900, 231.08

2) Nick Januik, Las Vegas, Nev., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.551, 260.81 vs.
7) Dave Germain, Toledo, Wash., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.726, 251.11

3) Sean Bellemeur, Anaheim, Calif., '04 Camaro, 5.569, 258.07 vs.
 6) Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., '10 Mustang, 5.593, 257.24

4) Steve Gasparrelli, West Covina, Calif., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.580, 262.23 vs.
5) Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif., '12 Mustang, 5.581, 257.63

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Adam Bowdish, Vancouver, Wash., '13 Cobalt, C/SMA, 8.003 seconds, -0.687 (under index)
2) Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '11 Chevrolet, C/SMA, 8.067, -0.623
3) Brandon Huhtala, Puyallup, Wash., '10 GXP, C/A, 7.261, -0.609
4) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '92 Camaro, F/SM, 8.658, -0.572
5) Dale Giroux, Canyon Creek, Alb., '04 Cavalier, C/AA, 7.299, -0.571
6) Terry Spargo, Delta, B.C., '02 Cavalier, A/AP, 6.614, -0.566
7) Dan Barton, Post Falls, Idaho, '05 Cavalier, F/SMA, 8.621, -0.539
8) Aaron Strong, Auburn, Wash., '98 S-10, B/T, 8.167, -0.533
9) Howie Stevens, N. Vancouver, B.C., '12 Mustang, C/A, 7.359, -0.511
10) Dave Barcelon, Bremerton, Wash., '05 Cavalier, C/SMA, 8.192, -0.498

SUPER STOCK
1) Troy Olsonawski, Federal Way, Wash., '66 Malibu Wagon, SS/NA, 11.147 seconds, -1.003 (under index)
2) Cody Lane, North Bend, Wash., '05 Cavalier, SS/BS, 8.657, -0.993
3) James Caughlin, Woodburn, Ore., '96 Escort, SS/ES, 11.233, -0.967
4) Jim Isherwood, Mission, B.C., '67 Belvedere, SS/DA, 9.270, -0.930
5) Robert Marshall, Olds, Alb., '02 S-10, GT/TA, 9.685, -0.865
6) Sean Cour, Brush Prairie, Wash., '09 Cobalt, GT/CA, 9.542, -0.858
7) Tom Gaynor, Battle Ground, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/DA, 9.695, -0.805
8) Alan Falcone, Seattle, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/AA, 9.305, -0.795
9) Jimmy DeFrank, Chatsworth, Calif., '10 Cobalt, SS/CM, 8.754, -0.746
10) Jackie Alley, Eagle, Idaho, '69 Camaro, SS/DA, 9.456, -0.744

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Tommy Gaynor, Vancouver, Wash., '96 Corvette, C/SA, 10.353 seconds, -1.047 (under index)
2) Jim Storms, Renton, Wash., '72 Barracuda, G/SA, 11.021, -0.979
3) Darrell Dietz, Medicine Hat, Alb., '12 Mustang, AA/SA, 9.029, -0.971
4) Bill Edgeworth, Tacoma, Wash., '78 Pontiac, H/SA, 11.183, -0.967
5) Steven Horton, Port Orchard, Wash., '73 Maverick, U/SA, 13.892, -0.958
6) Bill Bushmaker, Auburn, Wash., '76 Roadrunner, I/SA, 11.358, -0.942
7) Kelly Thomas, Auburn, Wash., '94 Ram, M/SA, 11.918, -0.932
8) Brad Burton, Snohomish, Wash., '72 Formula, D/SA, 10.622, -0.928
9) Will Kelly, Walla Walla, Wash., '70 Barracuda, G/SA, 11.105, -0.895
10) Casey Plaizier, Edmonton, Alb., '97 Firebird, C/SA, 10.535, -0.865

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Joe Roubicek, Westlake Village, Calif., '68 Camaro, 6.589 seconds, 209.85 mph
2) Curtis Geise, Auburn, Wash., '08 GTO, 6.643, 212.33
3) Daryl Hemley, Burley, Wash., '02 Chev, 6.892, 200.68
4) Ray Martin, Anchorage, Alaska, '63 Corvette, 6.898, 197.02
5) Jeffrey Gillette, Benicia, Calif., '06 Pontiac, 6.949, 199.49
6) Rod Hymas, Standard, Alb., '69 Camaro, 6.957, 195.14
7) Greg Anderson, Snohomish, Wash., '03 Grand AM, 6.966, 193.82
8) Mike Williams, Tilley, Alb., '09 GXP, 6.974, 198.03
9) Barry Hobson, Seattle, Wash., '06 Grand AM, 7.043, 194.88
10) Gary Zellner, Scio, Ore., '53 Corvette, 7.073, 193.85

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Jon Bradford, Tucson, Ariz., '13 Spitzer, 6.008 seconds, 235.64 mph
2) Robert McMahan, Lodi, Calif., '08 Dragster, 6.607, 203.77
3) Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., '13 RED, 6.645, 203.80
4) Tom Koenen, North Bend, Ore., '11 Spitzer, 6.704, 208.26
5) Curtis Smith, Stony Plain, Alb., '10 CSM, 6.782, 197.19
6) Chuck Glanz, Myrtle Creek, Ore., '12 Spitzer, 6.803, 198.23
7) Clint Geise, Renton, Wash., '14 Spitzer, 6.805, 192.96
8) Gerald Devenpeck, Belfair, Wash., '10 Monden, 6.824, 199.20
9) Greg Carlile, Lake Stevens, Wash., '08 Mullis, 6.829, 198.76
10) Melissa Westerman, Sonoma, Calif., '93 Uyhara, 6.836, 192.52

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
1) Miles Hauer, Seattle, Wash., '04 Suzuki, SMC, 0.002 seconds reaction time
2) Cody Cumpton, Vancouver, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.016
3) Jake Havens, Edmonds, Wash., '08 Suzuki, SMC, 0.018
4) Al Omond, Abbotsford, B.C., '97 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.018
5) Riley Toth, Medicine Hat, Alb., '86 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.020
6) Jeff Havens, Yakima, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.024
7) Jon Jenkins, Richmond, B.C., '84 Suzuki, SMC, 0.026
8) Russ Rockwell, Centralia, Wash., '00 Buell, SMC, 0.030
9) Guy Simon, Centralia, Wash., '01 Harley, SMC, 0.036
10) Dave Toth, Medicine Hat, Alb., '89 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.041



Friday

SEATTLE, Wash. The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the Northwest Division kicked off today at Pacific Raceways as nearly 500 racers took to the track for opening day qualifying and time trials.

Highlighting the day's action was Comp Eliminator and the Big Rentals Top Dragster and the RH Racecars Top Sportsman.  Each of these classes will make qualifying runs on Saturday that will set the fields for Sunday's Eliminations.

Saturday's racing action gets underway at 9:30 a.m. for final time trials and qualifying in all classes.  Saturday caps off the day with the alcohol classes making three qualifying runs starting at 12:00 p.m. Eliminations are scheduled to begin Saturday afternoon for a few classes and continue on Sunday.

Tickets are $20 for adults, children 6-12 are $5 each day and children 5 & under are free with a paid adult.  For more information please call Pacific Raceways (253) 639-5927 or visit www.pacificraceways.com.

The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Pacific Raceways:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Adam Bowdish, Vancouver, Wash., '13 Cobalt, C/SMA, 8.050 seconds, -0.640 (under index)
2) Brandon Huhtala, Puyallup, Wash., '10 GXP, C/A, 7.279, -0.591
3) Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '11 Chevrolet, C/SMA, 8.159, -0.531
4) Dale Giroux, Canyon Creek, Alb., '04 Cavalier, C/AA, 7.342, -0.528
5) Dan Barton, Post Falls, Idaho, '05 Cavalier, F/SMA, 8.633, -0.527
6) Terry Spargo, Delta, B.C., '02 Cavalier, A/AP, 6.665, -0.515
7) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '92 Camaro, F/SM, 8.744, -0.486
8) Howie Stevens, N. Vancouver, B.C., '12 Mustang, C/A, 7.435, -0.435
9) Dave Barcelon, Bremerton, Wash., '05 Cavalier, C/SMA, 8.266, -0.424
10) Aaron Strong, Auburn, Wash., '98 S-10, B/T, 8.298, -0.402

SUPER STOCK
1) Cody Lane, North Bend, Wash., '05 Cavalier, SS/BS, 8.695 seconds, -0.955 (under index)
2) Troy Olsonawski, Federal Way, Wash., '66 Malibu Wagon, SS/NA, 11.202, -0.948
3) Jim Isherwood, Mission, B.C., '67 Belvedere, SS/DA, 9.270, -0.930
4) James Caughlin, Woodburn, Ore., '96 Escort, SS/ES, 11.293, -0.907
5) Sean Cour, Brush Prairie, Wash., '09 Cobalt, GT/CA, 9.582, -0.818
6) Robert Marshall, Olds, Alb., '02 S-10, GT/TA, 9.734, -0.816
7) Tom Gaynor, Battle Ground, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/DA, 9.696, -0.804
8) Alan Falcone, Seattle, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/AA, 9.305, -0.795
9) Jackie Alley, Eagle, Idaho, '69 Camaro, SS/DA, 9.456, -0.744
10) Dave Barcelon, Bremerton, Wash., '67 Nova, SS/H, 9.857, -0.643

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Tommy Gaynor, Vancouver, Wash., '96 Corvette, C/SA, 10.353 seconds, -1.047 (under index)
2) Jim Storms, Renton, Wash., '72 Barracuda, G/SA, 11.049, -0.951
3) Darrell Dietz, Medicine Hat, Alb., '12 Mustang, AA/SA, 9.051, -0.949
4) Kelly Thomas, Auburn, Wash., '94 Ram, M/SA, 11.918, -0.932
5) Bill Edgeworth, Tacoma, Wash., '78 Pontiac, H/SA, 11.222, -0.928
6) Brad Burton, Snohomish, Wash., '72 Formula, D/SA, 10.674, -0.876
7) Steven Horton, Port Orchard, Wash., '73 Maverick, U/SA, 13.992, -0.858
8) Bill Bushmaker, Auburn, Wash., '76 Roadrunner, I/SA, 11.470, -0.830
9) Chuck Rayburn, Castro Valley, Calif., '64 Belvedere, CC/SA, 9.787, -0.813
10) Casey Plaizier, Edmonton, Alb., '97 Firebird, C/SA, 10.595, -0.805

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Joe Roubicek, Westlake Village, Calif., '68 Camaro, 6.589 seconds, 209.79 mph
2) Curtis Geise, Auburn, Wash., '08 GTO, 6.768, 210.73
3) Ray Martin, Anchorage, Alaska, '63 Corvette, 6.898, 197.02
4) Daryl Hemley, Burley, Wash., '02 Chev, 6.923, 199.58
5) Jeffrey Gillette, Benicia, Calif., '06 Pontiac, 6.949, 199.49
6) Rod Hymas, Standard, Alb., '69 Camaro, 6.957, 195.05
7) Greg Anderson, Snohomish, Wash., '03 Grand AM, 6.966, 193.82
8) Mike Williams, Tilley, Alb., '09 GXP, 6.981, 198.03
9) Barry Hobson, Seattle, Wash., '06 Grand AM, 7.043, 194.88
10) Gary Zellner, Scio, Ore., '53 Corvette, 7.099, 193.54

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Jon Bradford, Tucson, Ariz., '13 Spitzer, 6.008 seconds, 235.64 mph
2) Robert McMahan, Lodi, Calif., '08 Dragster, 6.607, 203.52
3) Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., '13 RED, 6.645, 202.91
4) Tom Koenen, North Bend, Ore., '11 Spitzer, 6.749, 208.26
5) Clint Geise, Renton, Wash., '14 Spitzer, 6.805, 192.96
6) Chuck Glanz, Myrtle Creek, Ore., '12 Spitzer, 6.807, 195.93
7) Gerald Devenpeck, Belfair, Wash., '10 Monden, 6.824, 199.05
8) Greg Carlile, Lake Stevens, Wash., '08 Mullis, 6.829, 198.50
9) Melissa Westerman, Sonoma, Calif., '93 Uyhara, 6.836, 192.52
10) Chris Gulitti, Spring, Texas, dragster, 6.865, 196.73

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
1) Jake Havens, Edmonds, Wash., '08 Suzuki, SMC, 0.018 seconds reaction time
2) Jeff Havens, Yakima, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.024
3) Jon Jenkins, Richmond, B.C., '84 Suzuki, SMC, 0.026
4) Cody Cumpton, Vancouver, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.067
5) Guy Simon, Centralia, Wash., '01 Harley, SMC, 0.131
6) Miles Hauer, Seattle, Wash., '04 Suzuki, SMC, 0.145
7) Russ Rockwell, Centralia, Wash., '00 Buell, SMC, 0.236
8) Al Omond, Abbotsford, B.C., '97 Kawasaki, SMC, -0.009



Preview

The Lucas Oil Regional presented by The Sports Page will take place at Pacific Raceways on August 15-17. This event is the fifth of six in the Northwest Davison where drivers earn points leading to divisional, regional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. Categories include Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street.   The division's RH Racecars Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson series will also be contested.

Gates open at 7 a.m. Friday and Saturday and Sunday 8 p.m. Qualifying and time trials are at 9:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator qualify Friday at noon, 3 and 6 p.m. and Saturday at 11:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualify Saturday is at noon, 3:45 and 7 p.m. Eliminations begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday and continue on Sunday at 10 a.m. with Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car running round 1 at noon.

Tickets for the Pacific Raceways event are $20 each day for adults.  Children ages 6-12 are $5 each day. Children 5 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.  All tickets include a Pit Pass. 

Pacific Raceways is located at 31001 144th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98042.  For more information, please call the track, (253) 639-5927, or visit www.PacificRaceways.com.

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES: Fact Sheet

WHAT: Lucas Oil Regional presented by The Sports Page, one and sixth event in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northwest Division competition where drivers earn points leading to divisional, regional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. Categories include Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The event is the one of six in Northwest Division competition. The division's RH RacecarsTop Sportsman Series, Top Dragster Series and the Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson will also run in conjunction with the event.

WHERE: Pacific Raceways, Kent, Washington. Track is located at 31001 144th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98042

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, August 15-17

SCHEDULE: FRIDAY, Aug. 15 - Gates open at 7 a.m. Time trials and qualifying start at 9:30 a.m. Comp Eliminator qualify at noon, 3 and 6 p.m.

SATURDAY, Aug. 16 - Gates open at 7 a.m. Time trials and qualifying start at 9:30 a.m. Comp Eliminator qualify at 11:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualify at noon, 3:45 and 7 p.m. Eliminations begin at 4 p.m.

SUNDAY, Aug. 17 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Eliminations continue at 10 a.m. with Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car running round 1 at noon.  

TICKETS: GENERAL ADMISSION/PIT PASS -- $20 each day for adults. Children 6 to 12 year old are $6 each day. Children 5 and under are admitted free with paid adult. For more information please call Pacific Raceways, (253) 639-5927 or visit www.PacificRaceways.com. 2013 EVENT WINNERS: Chris Demke, Top Alcohol Dragster; Steve Gasparrelli, Top Alcohol Funny Car; Alan Ellis, Comp Eliminator; Jody Lang, Super Stock; Dave Jung, Stock Eliminator; Mike Shannon, Super Comp; Dave Holmes, Super Gas; Steve Lowe, Super Street; Steve Downs, Top Sportsman; Grace Presser, Top Dragster; Brian Bognuda, Sportsman Motorcycle

BONUS  PROGRAMS: NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES POINTS FUND: a $519,000 point fund from Lucas Oil, which will be shared by 2014 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series divisional, regional and national champions. Regional awards include $10,000 each to the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car champions with Divisional awards of $3,000 to the champions in both Competition and Super Stock; $2,000 each to the champions in Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The seven national champions will share a bonus of $135,000.

JEGS ALLSTARS: The best of the best from each of NHRA's seven divisions will compete for a share of the $124,000 point fund from Jegs High Performance. The 2014 Jegs Allstars event will culminate a year-long points battle between drivers in each of NHRA's Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series' eight classes as well as Top Sportsman and Top Dragster. The top points earner in each category will qualify to represent his/her division at the 2014 Jegs Allstars. Points are based on in-division races only.

The winning division and regional teams will share $25,000 and individual awards include $7,000 each to the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car champions, $6,000 to champions in Comp Eliminator and Super Stock, $5,000 to Top Sportsman and Top Dragster champions, and $4,500 to the Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, and Super Street champions. Runners-up in all categories will earn $2,000 apiece. Each Allstars competitor will also receive a share of a $25,000 towing fund to get to the event.

Event sponsor, Jegs High Performance, is offering a "double up" bonus to Jegs Allstars participants. Any 2014 Jegs Allstars champion who also wins the national event will have his/her Allstars prize doubled.

NHRA SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE SERIES presented by HARLEY-DAVIDSON: The NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson, run in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, is an opportunity for competitors in NHRA's Sportsman Motorcycle class to earn points toward divisional championships. The $14,000 champions' purse posted by Harley-Davidson will be paid to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place points finishers in NHRA divisions that host Sportsman Motorcycles.

RH RACECARS TOP SPORTSMAN SERIES: The Northwest Division RH Racecars Top Sportsman Series, run in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, is an opportunity for competitors in the Top Sportsman class to earn points toward divisional championships. The $3,500 champions' purse will be paid to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place points finishers.

NORTHWEST DIVISION TOP DRAGSTER SERIES: The Northwest Division Top Dragster Series, run in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, is an opportunity for competitors in the Northwest division's Top Dragster class to earn points toward divisional championships. The $3,500 champions' purse will be paid to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place points finishers.


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