Severance, Whiteley win; father, son share winner's circle

7/19/2015


DIVISION 6
Woodburn Dragstrip
Woodburn, Ore., July 17-19, 2015

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


Sunday

WOODBURN, Ore. Joey Severance and Annie Whiteley raced to wins this past weekend at Woodburn Dragstrip for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series while Jeff and Jake Havens shared the winner's circle in a family celebration.

Local racer Severance, Woodburn, Ore., dominated the Top Alcohol Dragster field qualifying No. 1 and running low elapsed time in each round of eliminations, taking home his 19th win. Severance ran a 5.387 and a 5.397 in rounds one and two before his 5.368 second lap to defeat Shawn Cowie of Surrey, B.C., in the final. Cowie was out first but slowed allowing Severance, who recently won the 2015 JEGS Allstars, to streak by for the win.

Whiteley, out of Grand Junction, Colo., also qualified No. 1 and ousted Chris Marshall and Shane Westerfield on her way to the final to face Jirka Kaplan who beat out Sean Bellemeur and Doug Gordon in rounds one and two. Whiteley had the dominate car of the weekend recording a 5.690 second pass at 262.77 mph to Kaplan's 5.764, 256.84 for her 10th win.

Jeff Havens led a list of first time winners including his son Jake as both took home wins and the coveted NHRA Wally trophy. Jeff, Yakima, Wash., took the easy win in the Rig Rentals Top Dragster class when Stewart Koch, Mountain View, Calif., left early with a red-light foul start. Jeff ran it out to post a 7.137 second, 188.28 mph lap for the win. Moments earlier, it was Jake with a stellar .005 second reaction time and a run of 8.063, 152.80 for his first win in the Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson. Jake, Edmonds, Wash., knocked out Don DePeel, Gladstone, Ore., who was looking for his first career win.

Other racers winning for the first time were Shawn Blair in Super Stock, Curt Geise in Super Gas and Danny Wargnier in the RH Racecars Top Sportsman. Blair, Sumas, Wash., used a .009 second reaction time to win with his '68 Dart over Rick McKinney, Richmond, B.C. Geise, Auburn, Wash., and David Biancalana, Springfield, Ore., were identical off the line before Geise pulled ahead for the win in 10.018 seconds, 147.71 mph. Wargnier, Keizer, Ore., put his '08 GTO in the winner's circle running 7.673 at 180.07 mph when Jake Neibauer, Billings, Mont., broke out in his '63 Corvette.

Rounding out the list of Lucas Oil Series winners were Dale Giroux, Canyon Creek, Alb., who won for the first time since 2008 as he ended Dan Barton's day in Comp Eliminator; Brad Burton, Snohomish, Wash., out ran Dave Flett in Stock; Mike Shannon, Kelowna, B.C., held on for the win in Super Comp; and Justin Sibley, Puyallup, Wash., ousted Dwight Downing in Super Street.

Running in conjunction with the event was the division's Summit Racing Series Super Pro and Pro classes as Dan Provost and Dave Jung captured the wins. Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., won over Sallie Sylvester, Clackamas, Ore., in Super Pro and Jung defeated Randy Shipley in Pro.

In the Super Shootout specialty events, Ed Hauter won in Super Comp; Ken Heard took the trophy in Super Gas; and Otto Schulte won with his '64 Falcon in Super Street.

Northwest Division racers head to Pacific Raceways where they will meet up with the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the NHRA Northwest Nationals August 7-9.  

The following are the final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Les Schwab Tire Challenge event:


TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.368, 269.05  def.
Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 7.656, 129.90.

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
Annie Whiteley, Grand Junction, Colo., '15 Camaro, 5.690, 262.77  def.
Jirka Kaplan, Calgary, Alb., '09 Mustang, 5.764, 256.84.

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Dale Giroux, Canyon Creek, Alb., '14 Camaro, B/AA, 7.040, 183.56  def.
Dan Barton, Post Falls, Idaho, '05 Cavalier, F/SMA, 8.835, 154.90.

SUPER STOCK
Shawn Blair, Sumas, Wash., '68 Dart, SS/JA, 10.444, 114.21  def.
Rick McKinney, Richmond, B.C., '84 Cutlass, SS/LA, foul.

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Brad Burton, Snohomish, Wash., '72 Formula, D/SA, 10.989, 103.21  def.
Dave Flett, Tillamook, Ore., '67 Mustang, D/SA, 11.141, 118.96.

SUPER COMP
Mike Shannon, Kelowna, B.C., dragster, 8.914, 166.23  def.
Allison McKoane, Clovis, Calif., dragster, 8.937, 174.38.

SUPER GAS
Curt Geise, Auburn, Wash., '02 Firebird, 10.018, 147.71  def.
David Biancalana, Springfield, Ore., '70 Barracuda, 10.395, 155.06.

SUPER STREET
Justin Sibley, Puyallup, Wash., '68 Camaro, 10.923, 120.20  def.
Dwight Downing, Glendale, Ariz., '79 Arrow, 10.884, 129.19.

TOP SPORTSMAN
Danny Wargnier, Keizer, Ore., '08 GTO, 7.673, 180.07  def.
Jake Neibauer, Billings, Mont., '63 Corvette, 7.010, 193.84.

TOP DRAGSTER
Jeff Havens, Yakima, Wash., dragster, 7.137, 188.28  def.
Stewart Koch, Mountain View, Calif., dragster, foul.

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
Jake Havens, Edmonds, Wash., '95 Suzuki, 8.063, 152.80  def.
Don DePeel, Gladstone, Ore., '74 Kawasaki, 8.608, 149.82.

SUPER PRO
Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., dragster, 7.063, 178.60  def.
Sallie Sylvester, Clackamas, Ore., '08 Parker, 7.295, 187.30.

PRO
Dave Jung, Surrey, B.C., '81 Malibu, 12.489, 96.90  def.
Randy Shipley, , , '88 Rx-7, 9.769, 140.66.

SUPER COMP SHOOTOUT
Ed Hauter, Lynnwood, Wash., dragster, 8.947, 154.00  def.
Garrett Quinlan, Nampa, Idaho, dragster, 8.877, 178.18.

SUPER GAS SHOOTOUT
Ken Heard, Ridgefield, Wash., '86 Mustang, 9.888, 158.31  def.
Ross Childers, Gladstone, Ore., '84 Thunderbird, 9.871, 153.68.

SUPER STREET SHOOTOUT
Otto Schulte, Black Creek, B.C., '64 Falcon, 10.862, 133.09  def.
Steve Reynolds, Nampa, Idaho, '71 Nova, 10.845, 135.89.




Saturday

WOODBURN, Ore. Racers made final qualifying runs today as the fields were set for the Les Schwab Tires Challenge NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Woodburn Dragstrip. 

Racers in 11classes of competition took to the track that included Top Alcohol Dragsters and Funny Cars, Stock and Super Stock.  Gates open at 8 a.m. on Sunday with racing scheduled to start at 9 a.m.  Tickets are $25 for adults, children 6-14 are $5 and kids 5 and under are free with a paid adult.  For more information please call Woodburn Dragstrip, (503) 982-4461 or visit www.woodburndragstrip.com

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

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
1) Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.310 seconds, 272.56 mph
2) Johnny Ahten, Santa Clarita, Calif., 5.415, 270.83
3) Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 5.466, 268.09
4) Garrett Bateman, Albany, Ore., 5.557, 258.99
5) Kim Parker, Graham, Wash., 5.673, 250.76
6) Jeff Ashwell, Salem, Ore., 5.693, 258.17
7) Todd Swinford, Kinser, Ore., 6.066, 181.45
8) Megan McKernan, Sierra Madre, Calif., 7.252, 121.21

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
1) Annie Whiteley, Grand Junction, Colo., '15 Camaro, 5.560 seconds, 266.42 mph
2) Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif., '15 Camaro, 5.594, 264.23
3) Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., '15 Camaro, 5.666, 254.38
4) Jirka Kaplan, Calgary, Alb., '09 Mustang, 5.672, 256.62
5) Hannes Wernhart, Bakersfield, Calif., '09 Mustang, 5.678, 255.39
6) Shane Westerfield, Anaheim, Calif., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.713, 258.69
7) Sean Bellemeur, Long Beach, Calif., '12 Monte Carlo, 5.719, 257.80
8) Clint Thompson, Klamath Falls, Ore., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.745, 255.53
Not Qualified
9) Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., '06 Mustang, 5.755, 248.68
10) Steven Ham, New Beith, AUSTRALIA, '10 Monte Carlo, 5.759, 253.80
11) Mike Doushgounian, San Martin, Calif., '06 Monte Carlo, 5.828, 257.14
12) Steve Gasparrelli, West Covina, Calif., '11 Monte Carlo, 5.857, 237.02
13) Mark Tarabochia, Astoria, Ore., '05 Firebird, 5.947, 240.25
14) Dave Germain, Toledo, Wash., '10 Monte Carlo, 6.239, 233.40
15) Jay Payne, Claremont, Calif., '14 Camaro, 16.436, 48.17

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Adam Bowdish, Vancouver, Wash., '13 Cobalt, B/SMA, 7.916 seconds, -0.624 (under index)
2) Dale Giroux, Canyon Creek, Alb., '14 Camaro, B/AA, 6.954, -0.566
3) Dan Barton, Post Falls, Idaho, '05 Cavalier, F/SMA, 8.597, -0.563
4) Ralph Van Paepeghem, Garden Valley, Idaho, '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.264, -0.556
5) Brian Hyerstay, Springfield, Ore., dragster, G/D, 9.113, -0.547
6) Gary Anderson, Tacoma, Wash., '05 Cavalier, B/SMA, 8.069, -0.491
7) Garth Giroux, Canyon Creek, Alb., '03 Cavalier, C/AA, 7.424, -0.446
8) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '05 Grand Am, D/SM, 8.582, -0.358
9) Craig Schuck, Springfield, Ore., dragster, I/D, 6.896, -0.334
10) Randy Goff, Las Vegas, Nev., '99 S-10, B/T, 8.473, -0.227

SUPER STOCK
1) Jim Isherwood, Mission, B.C., '67 Belvedere, SS/DA, 9.192 seconds, -1.008 (under index)
2) Troy Olsonawski, Federal Way, Wash., '66 Malibu, SS/NA, 11.147, -1.003
3) Jim Caughlin, Woodburn, Ore., '96 Escort, SS/ES, 11.187, -0.963
4) Sean Cour, Brush Prairie, Wash., '09 Cobalt, GT/EA, 9.687, -0.963
5) Alan Falcone, Olympia, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/AA, 9.219, -0.881
6) Don Keen, Palmdale, Calif., '65 Mustang, SS/KA, 10.393, -0.857
7) Tom Gaynor, Battle Ground, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/EA, 9.802, -0.848
8) Shawn Blair, Sumas, Wash., '68 Dart, SS/JA, 10.160, -0.840
9) Dave Barcelon, Bremerton, Wash., '67 Nova, SS/H, 9.670, -0.830
10) Kory Alby, Coos Bay, Ore., '68 Chevelle, SS/MA, 11.170, -0.680

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Steve Wann, Modesto, Calif., '62 Sport Fury, A/SA, 9.965 seconds, -1.035 (under index)
2) Tina Summerton, Los Angeles, Calif., '72 Cutlass, K/SA, 11.666, -0.984
3) Daniel Cyr, Portland, Ore., '69 Camaro, B/SA, 10.277, -0.973
4) Steven Horton, Port Orchard, Wash., '73 Maverick, U/SA, 13.900, -0.950
5) Leo Glasbrenner, Chino, Calif., '68 Firebird, C/SA, 10.462, -0.938
6) Tommy Gaynor, Vancouver, Wash., '92 Corvette, B/SA, 10.313, -0.937
7) Lindy Lindholm, Newport Beach, Calif., '74 Firebird, I/SA, 11.368, -0.932
8) Will Kelly, Walla Walla, Wash., '70 Barracuda, G/SA, 11.081, -0.919
9) Dave Barcelon, Bremerton, Wash., '69 Camaro, H/SA, 11.247, -0.903
10) Bill Bushmaker, Auburn, Wash., '76 Roadrunner, I/SA, 11.405, -0.895

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Ray Martin, Anchorage, Alaska, '63 Corvette, 6.804 seconds, 203.02 mph
2) Jake Neibauer, Billings, Mont., '63 Corvette, 6.902, 199.60
3) Rod Hymas, Standard, Alb., '69 Camaro, 6.970, 198.06
4) Daryl Hemley, Burley, Wash., '02 Cavalier, 7.007, 200.22
5) Mike Williams, Tilley, Alb., '09 GXP, 7.022, 195.73
6) Richard Okerman, Torrance, Calif., '89 Beretta, 7.108, 199.95
7) Darryn O'Connor, Fort St. John, B.C., '11 Cobalt, 7.170, 190.92
8) Robert Strohm, Seattle, Wash., '00 Mustang, 7.436, 186.83
9) Gary Coe, Portland, Ore., '09 Mustang, 7.454, 185.07
10) Lee Goranson, Gresham, Ore., '97 Cutlass, 7.476, 185.91

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Jake Morris, McKinneyville, Calif., dragster, 6.289 seconds, 220.26 mph
2) Kyle Hansen, Moses Lake, Wash., dragster, 6.367, 215.05
3) Tom Koenen, Tuscon, Ariz., dragster, 6.403, 220.75
4) Shane Molinari, Battle Ground, Wash., dragster, 6.549, 206.28
5) Anita Strasburg, Grand Junction, Colo., dragster, 6.610, 205.05
6) Mark Colton Sr., North Bend, Ore., dragster, 6.651, 204.12
7) Chuck Glanz, Myrtle Creek, Ore., dragster, 6.663, 201.56
8) Gerry Devenpeck, Belfair, Wash., dragster, 6.734, 204.22
9) Greg Carlile, Lake Stevens, Wash., dragster, 6.759, 198.28
10) Jake Neibauer, Billings, Mont., '32 Bantam, 6.766, 197.32

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
1) Cody Cumpton, Vancouver, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.000 seconds reaction time
2) Mike Graver, Aloha, Ore., '00 Harley, SMC, 0.001
3) Jim Sibley, Edmonds, Wash., '90 Suzuki, SMC, 0.004
4) Riley Toth, Medicine Hat, Alb., '87 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.005
5) Don DePeel, Gladstone, Ore., '74 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.007
6) Denny Alves, El Cerrito, Calif., '78 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.008
7) Eric Johns, Milwaukie, Ore., '05 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.016
8) Jake Havens, Edmonds, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.020
9) Dave Toth, Medicine Hat, Alb., '02 Ninja, SMC, 0.027
10) Ted Brown, Beaverton, Ore., '09 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.039

SUPER COMP SHOOTOUT
1) Ty Anderson, Vancouver, Wash., dragster, S/C, 8.902 seconds, 0.002 (over index)
2) Dale Hrenko, Port Orchard, Wash., dragster, S/C, 8.906, 0.006
3) Casey Depeel, Gladstone, Ore., dragster, S/C, 8.906, 0.006
4) Ashley Warn-daniel, Hollister, Calif., '14 Camaro, S/C, 8.907, 0.007
5) Garrett Quinlan, Nampa, Idaho, dragster, S/C, 8.910, 0.010
6) Dale Green, Kent, Wash., dragster, S/C, 8.912, 0.012
7) Jerry Denton, Tempe, Ariz., dragster, S/C, 8.919, 0.019
8) Brian Preszler, Kennewick, Wash., dragster, S/C, 8.920, 0.020
9) Marcia Miller, Vancouver, Wash., dragster, S/C, 8.924, 0.024
10) Ross Souza, Eugene, Ore., dragster, S/C, 8.927, 0.027

SUPER GAS SHOOTOUT
1) Craig Tharp, Battle Ground, Wash., '69 AMX, S/G, 9.901 seconds, 0.001 (over index)
2) Ron MacKenzie, New Westminster, B.C., '57 Corvette, S/G, 9.902, 0.002
3) Ken Heard, Ridgefield, Wash., '86 Mustang, S/G, 9.905, 0.005
4) Ross Childers, Gladstone, Ore., '84 Thunderbird, S/G, 9.905, 0.005
5) Jeff Lewis, Salem, Ore., '23 Ford T, S/G, 9.912, 0.012
6) Dave Holmes, Spokane, Wash., '63 Plymouth, S/G, 9.912, 0.012
7) David Biancalana, Springfield, Ore., '70 Barracuda, S/G, 9.914, 0.014
8) David Young, Newberg, Ore., '88 Camaro, S/G, 9.914, 0.014
9) Ken Harkema, Spokane, Wash., '27 Ford T, S/G, 9.918, 0.018
10) Steve Radunovich, Maple Valley, Wash., '03 Cavalier, S/G, 9.919, 0.019

SUPER STREET SHOOTOUT
1) Larry Scarth, Manhatten Beach, Calif., '53 Studebaker, S/ST, 10.900 seconds, 0.000 (over index)
2) Jess Dale, Bonney Lake, Wash., '70 Dart, S/ST, 10.906, 0.006
3) Ronald Schiel, Oregon City, Ore., '88 Mustang, S/ST, 10.908, 0.008
4) Dwight Downing, Glendale, Ariz., '79 Arrow, S/ST, 10.911, 0.011
5) Mark Downing, Port Moody, B.C., '78 Malibu, S/ST, 10.913, 0.013
6) Howard Esping, Kent, Wash., '59 Corvette, S/ST, 10.914, 0.014
7) Steve Reynolds, Nampa, Idaho, '71 Nova, S/ST, 10.916, 0.016
8) Justin Sibley, Puyallup, Wash., '68 Camaro, S/ST, 10.916, 0.016
9) Todd Sims, Puyallup, Wash., '66 Nova, S/ST, 10.919, 0.019
10) Justin Cooper, Medical Lake, Wash., '67 Chevelle, S/ST, 10.920, 0.020



Friday

WOODBURN, Ore. NHRA Northwest division racers converged on Woodburn Dragstrip for the Les Schwab Tires Challenge event.  The event is the fourth of six events that run through September where competitors will earn points toward national, regional and divisional championships.

Racers in eleven different classes made qualifying and time runs today that will continue on Saturday followed by eliminations in all classes on Sunday.  The RH Racecars Top Sportsman, Rig Rentals Top Dragster and Comp Eliminator classes made a pair of runs today and will have two more shots at the track tomorrow before heading into eliminations on Sunday.

The Top Alcohol Dragsters and Funny Cars had an open test session today and will make three qualifying runs on Saturday that will set their fields for eliminations. 

Other classes competing include: Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street as well as the Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson that runs in conjunction with the event.

Gates open Saturday at 8 a.m. with time trials and qualifying continuing at 9 a.m.  Tickets are $25 each day for adults, children 6-14 are $5 and kids 5 and under are free with a paid adult.  For more information please call the track, (503) 982-4461, or visit www.WoodburnDragstrip.com.

The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Les Schwab Tires Challenge event at Woodburn Dragstrip:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Adam Bowdish, Vancouver, Wash., '13 Cobalt, B/SMA, 7.943 seconds, -0.617 (under index)
2) Dale Giroux, Canyon Creek, Alb., '14 Camaro, B/AA, 6.954, -0.566
3) Dan Barton, Post Falls, Idaho, '05 Cavalier, F/SMA, 8.597, -0.563
4) Ralph Van Paepeghem, Garden Valley, Idaho, '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.292, -0.548
5) Brian Hyerstay, Springfield, Ore., dragster, G/D, 9.113, -0.547
6) Gary Anderson, Tacoma, Wash., '05 Cavalier, B/SMA, 8.069, -0.491
7) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '05 Grand Am, D/SM, 8.582, -0.358
8) Randy Goff, Las Vegas, Nev., '99 S-10, B/T, 8.473, -0.227
9) Cliff Wright, Ridgefield, Wash., '96 Thunderbird, B/A, 7.842, 0.282
10) Garth Giroux, Canyon Creek, Alb., '03 Cavalier, C/AA, 9.234, 1.364

SUPER STOCK
1) Troy Olsonawski, Federal Way, Wash., '66 Malibu, SS/NA, 11.147 seconds, -1.003 (under index)
2) Jim Caughlin, Woodburn, Ore., '96 Escort, SS/ES, 11.187, -0.963
3) Jim Isherwood, Mission, B.C., '67 Belvedere, SS/DA, 9.261, -0.939
4) Alan Falcone, Olympia, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/AA, 9.219, -0.881
5) Don Keen, Palmdale, Calif., '65 Mustang, SS/KA, 10.393, -0.857
6) Tom Gaynor, Battle Ground, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/EA, 9.802, -0.848
7) Dave Barcelon, Bremerton, Wash., '67 Nova, SS/H, 9.670, -0.830
8) Shawn Blair, Sumas, Wash., '68 Dart, SS/JA, 10.195, -0.805
9) Rick McKinney, Richmond, B.C., '84 Cutlass, SS/LA, 10.883, -0.567
10) Jimmy DeFrank, Chatsworth, Calif., '10 Cobalt, SS/CM, 8.947, -0.553

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Steve Wann, Modesto, Calif., '62 Sport Fury, A/SA, 9.972 seconds, -1.028 (under index)
2) Tina Summerton, Los Angeles, Calif., '72 Cutlass, K/SA, 11.666, -0.984
3) Daniel Cyr, Portland, Ore., '69 Camaro, B/SA, 10.277, -0.973
4) Leo Glasbrenner, Chino, Calif., '68 Firebird, C/SA, 10.462, -0.938
5) Tommy Gaynor, Vancouver, Wash., '92 Corvette, B/SA, 10.313, -0.937
6) Steven Horton, Port Orchard, Wash., '73 Maverick, U/SA, 13.929, -0.921
7) Will Kelly, Walla Walla, Wash., '70 Barracuda, G/SA, 11.081, -0.919
8) Dave Barcelon, Bremerton, Wash., '69 Camaro, H/SA, 11.247, -0.903
9) Bill Bushmaker, Auburn, Wash., '76 Roadrunner, I/SA, 11.405, -0.895
10) Jim Mantle, Black Creek, B.C., '77 Pacer, V/SA, 14.611, -0.889

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Ray Martin, Anchorage, Alaska, '63 Corvette, 6.809 seconds, 203.02 mph
2) Jake Neibauer, Billings, Mont., '63 Corvette, 6.902, 199.60
3) Rod Hymas, Standard, Alb., '69 Camaro, 6.970, 197.71
4) Mike Williams, Tilley, Alb., '09 GXP, 7.022, 195.60
5) Richard Okerman, Torrance, Calif., '89 Beretta, 7.108, 194.25
6) Darryn O'Connor, Fort St. John, B.C., '11 Cobalt, 7.170, 190.92
7) Robert Strohm, Seattle, Wash., '00 Mustang, 7.436, 186.83
8) Gary Coe, Portland, Ore., '09 Mustang, 7.454, 185.07
9) Doug Bracey, Vallejo, Calif., '99 Monte Carlo, 7.486, 179.39
10) Lee Goranson, Gresham, Ore., '97 Cutlass, 7.490, 185.60

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Jake Morris, McKinneyville, Calif., dragster, 6.289 seconds, 220.26 mph
2) Kyle Hansen, Moses Lake, Wash., dragster, 6.381, 215.05
3) Tom Koenen, Tuscon, Ariz., dragster, 6.427, 220.75
4) Shane Molinari, Battle Ground, Wash., dragster, 6.549, 205.99
5) Anita Strasburg, Grand Junction, Colo., dragster, 6.613, 204.54
6) Mark Colton Sr., North Bend, Ore., dragster, 6.651, 203.75
7) Chuck Glanz, Myrtle Creek, Ore., dragster, 6.663, 201.56
8) Greg Carlile, Lake Stevens, Wash., dragster, 6.759, 198.28
9) Toni Prockish, Anchorage, Alaska, dragster, 6.785, 198.45
10) Trevor Ritchie, Sherwood Park, Alb., dragster, 6.806, 199.55

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
1) Cody Cumpton, Vancouver, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.000 seconds reaction time
2) Riley Toth, Medicine Hat, Alb., '87 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.005
3) Don DePeel, Gladstone, Ore., '74 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.007
4) Mike Graver, Aloha, Ore., '00 Harley, SMC, 0.007
5) Eric Johns, Milwaukie, Ore., '05 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.016
6) Jake Havens, Edmonds, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.034
7) Dave Toth, Medicine Hat, Alb., '02 Ninja, SMC, 0.044
8) Denny Alves, El Cerrito, Calif., '78 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.052
9) Russ Rockwell, Centralia, Wash., '00 Buell, SMC, 0.065
10) Jim Sibley, Edmonds, Wash., '90 Suzuki Gsxr, SMC, 0.067


Preview

WOODBURN, Ore. - Woodburn Dragstrip will host the Les Schwab Tires Challenge NHRA Northwest Division event on July 17-19. The event is one of 45 scheduled across the country 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. The Northwest Division's RH Racecars Top Sportsman Series, Rig Rentals Top Dragster Series and the Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson will also run in conjunction with the event.

Gates at Woodburn Dragstrip open at 8 a.m. every day. Qualifying and time trials start Friday at 9 a.m. and continue Saturday at 9 a.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car will run test sessions on Friday at noon and 4 p.m. Qualifying for Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car is Saturday, at noon, 2 and 4 p.m. Eliminations start Sunday at 9 a.m.

Tickets for the Woodburn Dragstrip are $15 Friday, $25 Saturday and $25 Sunday. Children ages 6 to 14 are $5 each day. Children 5 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.

Woodburn Dragstrip is located at 7730 Highway 219, 1 miles off I-5 at Woodburn exit 271.  For more information call the track, 503-982-4461, or visit www.WoodburnDragstrip.com.

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES: Fact Sheet

WHAT: NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Tires Les Schwab Challenge one of six events in 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 division's RH Racecars Top Sportsman Series, Rig Rentals Top Dragster Series and the Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson will also run in conjunction with the event.

WHERE: Woodburn Dragstrip, Woodburn, Ore. Track is located at 7730 Highway 219, 1 miles off I-5 at Woodburn exit 271.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, July 17-19

SCHEDULE: FRIDAY, July 17 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Time trials and qualifying are at 9 a.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car test sessions at noon and 4 p.m.

SATURDAY, July 18 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Time trials and qualifying continue at 9 a.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualify at noon, 2 and 4 p.m.

SUNDAY, July 19 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Eliminations start at 9 a.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car run round 1 at noon.

TICKETS: GENERAL ADMISSION/PIT PASS - $15 Friday, $25 Saturday, $25 Sunday. Children 6 to 14 years old are $5 each day. Children 5 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. For more information please call Woodburn Dragstrip, (503) 982-4461, or visit www.WoodburnDragstrip.com

2014 EVENT WINNERS: Garrett Bateman, Top Alcohol Dragster; Mike Doushgounian, Top Alcohol Funny Car; Aaron Strong, Comp Eliminator; Jody Lang, Super Stock; Steven Cozakos, Stock Eliminator; Michael Dalrymple, Super Comp; Steve Laskowske, Super Gas; Gordon Boven, Super Street; Michael Strickland, Top Sportsman; Brian Carlquist, Top Dragster; Jeff Havens, 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 2015 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 2016 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 2016 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 2016 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.

RIG RENTALS 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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