Cowie, Thompson take home Wallys at Mission Raceway

6/5/2016


DIVISION 6
Mission  Raceway
Mission, B.C., June 3-5, 2016 

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


Sunday

MISSION, B.C. In the final results from Mission Raceway and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., and Clint Thompson, Klamath Falls, Ore., took home the wins in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car, respectively.

Cowie, worked his way down the lane running 5.437 seconds at 268.17 mph in his final round victory over Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., who ran 17.977 seconds at 46.64 mph. Severance had the starting line advantage against Cowie but then slowed way early and Cowie was able to drive around him to finish out in front. This is Cowie's first win this year.

Thompson faced off against Mike Doushgounian, San Martin, Calif., and posted a winning run of 5.775 seconds, 253.37 mph in his '16 Chevrolet. Doushgounian drove to a 9.179 second, 91.13 mph lap for his runner up finish. Thompson struggled in round one of qualifying but had a big advantage off the line and pulled away steadily for the easy win over Doushgounian who was late at the light.

The Comp Eliminator class saw Bryan Hyerstay, Eugene, Ore., race his '09 dragster down the track to take the win over Bruce Perkin, Maple Ridge, B.C. Hyerstay was runner up at this event in 2015; he dominated the qualifying rounds and took the win easily this year.

Washington racers dominated in Stock and Super Comp. Brad Burton, Snohomish, Wash., battled against Ryan Warter, Ollala, Wash., in the Stock final. In a double breakout, Burton posted a winning run of 10.783 seconds, 118.51 mph. In Super Comp, Marc Heritage, Spanaway, Wash., faced off with Yeshua Wilcox, Bonney Lake, Wash., and had a winning run of 8.901 seconds, 171.88 mph.

In Super Stock, Joe Sorensen, Woodburn, Ore., defeated Troy Olsonawski, Federal Way, Wash., taking home the Wally. Sorensen posted a winning run of 10.442 seconds, 127.87 mph in his '69 Camaro. In Super Gas, Rob Willis, Edmonds, Wash., took the win in his '92 Firebird over Steve Laskowske, Tigard, Ore. Willis had a great light and scored the Wally with a 9.923 second, 166.54 mph pass over Laskowske and his '63 Corvette who broke out.

Other racers visiting the winner's circle this weekend were Martin Jackman, Mission, B.C. in Super Street. In the division's RH Racecars Top Sportsman class it was Mike Federer, Buckley, Wash., taking the win while Francesca Giroux, Slave Lake, Alb., won in the Rig Rentals Top Dragster.

Visiting the winners circle this weekend in Sportsman Motorcycle presented by Harley-Davidson was Jake Havens, Seattle, Wash., in Super Pro, Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., and in Pro E.T., Jim Behnke of Mission, B.C. Provost doubled up in Top Sportsman and Top Dragster Shootout; Tom Clark won in the Super Comp Shootout; Mike Shannon won the Super Gas Shootout; and Josh Dalrymple was the event winner for Super Street Shootout.

Northwest Division racers head to Woodburn Dragstrip for the next NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event, July 14-17.

The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division LORDCO Auto Parts Nationals:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., '10 , 5.437, 268.17  def.
Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., '13 , 17.977, 46.64.

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
Clint Thompson, Klamath Falls, Ore., '16 Chevrolet, 5.775, 253.37  def.
Mike Doushgounian, San Martin, Calif., '13 Monte Carlo, 9.179, 91.13.

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Brian Hyerstay, Eugene, Ore., '09 dragster, G/D, 9.133, 129.32  def.
Bruce Perkin, Maple Ridge, B.C., '96 Beretta, F/A, 8.318, 162.33.

SUPER STOCK
Joe Sorensen, Woodburn, Ore., '69 Camaro, SS/GA, 10.442, 127.87  def.
Troy Olsonawski, Federal Way, Wash., '66 Malibu, SS/NA, 11.202, 112.24.


STOCK ELIMINATOR
Brad Burton, Snohomish, Wash., '72 Formula, D/SA, 10.783, 118.51  def. Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '75 Firebird, J/SA, 11.729, 107.25.

SUPER COMP
Marc Heritage, Spanaway, Wash., '06 Mullis, 8.901, 171.88  def.
Yeshua Wilcox, Bonney Lake, Wash., '10 Corvette, 8.878, 168.60.

SUPER GAS
Rob Willis, Edmonds, Wash., '92 Firebird, 9.923, 166.54  def.
Steve Laskowske, Tigard, Ore., '63 Corvette, 9.890, 163.36.

SUPER STREET
Martin Jackman, Mission, B.C., '71 Acadian, 10.900, 124.96  def.
Josh Dalrymple, Sunnyside, Wash., '67 Camaro, 10.899, 155.44.

TOP SPORTSMAN
Mike Ferderer, Buckley, Wash., '06 Grand AM, 7.369, 179.10  def.
Rod Andreas, Silverton, Ore., '63 Corvette, 7.764, 177.90.

TOP DRAGSTER
Francesca Giroux, Slave Lake, Alb., '07 Mullis, 7.216, 178.78  def.
Paul Nero, Eugene, Ore., '14 Undercover, 7.116, 187.46.

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
Jake Havens, Seattle, Wash., '08 Hayabusa, 8.707, 147.03  def.
Doug Schumann, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., '98 Suzuki, 8.529, 138.54.

SUPER PRO
Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., '13 M & M, 6.807, 194.30  def.
Zachary Liston, Mt Vernon, Wash., '55 Chevy, 8.785, 153.29.

PRO
Jim Behnke, Mission, B.C., '67 Cuda, 10.309, 124.20  def.
John Tabak, Maple Ridge, B.C., '89 S-10, foul.

TOP SPORTSMAN SHOOTOUT
Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., '00 S-10, 7.790, 173.31  def.
Joe Mellof, Maple Ridge, B.C., '97 Camaro, 7.997, 169.45.

TOP DRAGSTER SHOOTOUT
Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., '13 M & M, 6.781, 200.00  def.
Geordie Castle, Sherwood Park, Alb., '14 TNT, 6.848, 196.80.

SUPER COMP SHOOTOUT
Tom Clark, , , '06 Undercover, 8.888, 178.89  def.
Ed Hauter, Lynnwood, Wash., '02 Spitzer, 8.650, 170.19.

SUPER GAS SHOOTOUT
Mike Shannon, Kelowna, B.C., '57 Corvette, 9.887, 154.93  def.
Ken Heard, Ridgefield, Wash., '86 Mustang, foul.

SUPERSTREET SHOOTOUT
Josh Dalrymple, Sunnyside, Wash., '67 Camaro, 10.948, 147.01  def.
Steve Laskowske, Tigard, Ore., '67 Nova, 10.963, 133.39.


Saturday

MISSION, B.C. Day two is in the books and the fields are set for Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Mission Raceway Park.  Qualifying was also finalized in the Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock and the remaining classes in competition. 

Gates open on Sunday at 7 a.m. with racers battling it out in head to head competition for a chance at taking home the trophy and their share of cash and contingency awards.  Tickets are $20 for adults and children 12 & under are free with a paid adult.  For more information call Mission Raceway Park at (604) 826-6315 or visit www.missionraceway.com.

The following are Saturday's final results for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Mission Raceway Park:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
1) Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 5.303 seconds, 272.72 mph
2) Garrett Bateman, Albany, Ore., 5.320, 269.05
3) Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.324, 270.67
4) Gord Gingles, Winnipeg, Manit., 5.336, 271.90
5) Megan McKernan-Troxel, Sierra Madre, Calif., 5.366, 271.24
6) Kim Parker, Graham, Wash., 5.564, 263.69
7) Johnny Ahten, Santa Clarita, Calif., 5.604, 258.32
8) John William Leach, Calgary, Alb., 5.622, 246.30
Not Qualified
9) Greg Sereda, Spruce Grove, Alb., 5.703, 244.29

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
1) Mike Doushgounian, San Martin, Calif., '13 Monte Carlo, 5.620 seconds, 257.14 mph
2) Greg Hunter, Castle Rock, Colo., '11 Monte Carlo, 5.677, 258.91
3) Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., '06 Mustang, 5.711, 250.55
4) Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., '15 Camaro, 5.733, 258.84
5) Clint Thompson, Klamath Falls, Ore., '16 Chevrolet, 7.736, 180.00

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Brian Hyerstay, Eugene, Ore., '09 Frameworks, G/D, 8.907 seconds, -0.813 (under index)
2) Brandon Huhtala, Lake Tapps, Wash., '10 GXP, C/A, 7.259, -0.701
3) Ralph Van Paepeghem, Garden Valley, Idaho, '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.303, -0.617
4) Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '10 Chev, C/SMA, 8.114, -0.596
5) Terry Spargo, Delta, B.C., '02 Cavalier, A/AP, 6.635, -0.595
6) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '05 Grand AM, H/A, 8.840, -0.480
7) Bruce Perkin, Maple Ridge, B.C., '96 Beretta, F/A, 8.249, -0.391
8) Michael Cherry, Hermiston, Ore., '81 Monza, E/A, 8.206, -0.144
9) Dino Kost, Auburn, Wash., '97 Swindahl, B/DA, 7.576, 0.116
10) Howie Stevens, N. Vancouver, B.C., '12 Mustang, C/A, (no time)

SUPER STOCK
1) Cody Lane, North Bend, Wash., '05 Cavalier, SS/BS, 8.582 seconds, -1.068 (under index)
2) Sean Cour, Brush Prairie, Wash., '09 Cobalt, GT/CA, 9.359, -1.041
3) Troy Olsonawski, Federal Way, Wash., '66 Malibu, SS/NA, 11.141, -1.009
4) Caitlin Setters, Red Deer, Alb., '08 Pontiac G5, GT/BA, 9.280, -0.970
5) Rob Blair, DeWinton, Alb., '12 Mustang, FSS/B, 8.232, -0.968
6) Christopher Cour, Brush Prairie, Wash., '97 Camaro, SS/JA, 10.048, -0.952
7) Tom Gaynor, Battle Ground, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/FA, 9.874, -0.926
8) Alan Falcone, Olympia, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/AA, 9.175, -0.925
9) Jim Isherwood, Mission, B.C., '67 Belvedere, SS/DA, 9.286, -0.914
10) Byron Setters, Mesa, Ariz., '08 Cobalt, GT/BA, 9.337, -0.913

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '75 Firebird, J/SA, 11.384 seconds, -1.066 (under index)
2) Jim Storms, Renton, Wash., '72 Barracuda, G/SA, 10.958, -1.042
3) Will Kelly, Walla Walla, Wash., '70 Barracuda, G/SA, 10.964, -1.036
4) Jim Mantle, Black Creek, B.C., '77 Pacer, V/SA, 14.478, -1.022
5) Pete Kost, Sunmer, Wash., '77 Cutlass, J/SA, 11.444, -1.006
6) Tommy Gaynor, Vancouver, Wash., '92 Corvette, B/SA, 10.257, -0.993
7) Brad Burton, Snohomish, Wash., '72 Firebird, D/SA, 10.648, -0.902
8) Casey Plaizier, Edmonton, Alb., '96 Firebird, C/SA, 10.501, -0.899
9) Mick Alley, Eagle, Idaho, '69 Camaro, A/SA, 10.104, -0.896
10) Craig Bloom, Gresham, Ore., '69 Camaro, B/SA, 10.375, -0.875

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Mike Williams, Tilley, Alb., '09 GXP, 6.909 seconds, 199.37 mph
2) Daryl Hemley, Burley, Wash., '02 Cavalier, 6.920, 201.88
3) Shawn Herbst, Selah, Wash., '68 Firebird, 7.061, 195.43
4) Kirk Lanz, Mission, B.C., '69 Camaro, 7.162, 190.43
5) Mike Ferderer, Buckley, Wash., '06 Grand AM, 7.246, 189.39
6) Lee Goranson, Gresham, Ore., '97 Cutlass, 7.289, 187.34
7) Lloyd Flatum, Graham, Wash., '01 S-10, 7.353, 183.52
8) Daryl Coe, Longview, Wash., '09 Mustang, 7.425, 185.79
9) Dale Phillips, Chetwynd, B.C., '67 Mustang, 7.488, 183.67
10) Zak Clarke, Mission, B.C., '67 Chevy II, 7.494, 181.19

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Quentin Chambers, Bellingham, Wash., '07 Parker, 6.011 seconds, 229.65 mph
2) Ryan Carlson, Maple Valley, Wash., '10 RCF, 6.205, 220.37
3) Derek Baxter, Bashaw, Alb., '16 Maddox, 6.231, 218.60
4) Tom Koenen, Tuscon, Ariz., '11 Spitzer, 6.287, 225.00
5) Dane Lachelt, Kelowna, B.C., '01 Lachelt, 6.354, 216.39
6) Shane Molinari, Battle Ground, Wash., '13 Dragster, 6.433, 208.96
7) Trevor Ritchie, Sherwood Park, Alb., '15 TNT, 6.544, 209.01
8) Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., '13 M & M, 6.624, 204.12
9) Meghan Molinari, Battle Ground, Wash., '16 M & M, 6.668, 200.35
10) Curt Smith, Stony Plain, Alb., '11 CSM, 6.706, 199.07

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
1) Billy Aiken, Kamloops, B.C., '81 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.001 seconds reaction time
2) Cody Cumpton, Vancouver, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.008
3) Doug Schumann, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., '98 Suzuki, SMC, 0.009
4) Jeff Havens, Yakima, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.009
5) Brett Hordemann, Otis Orchard, Wash., '95 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.010
6) Jim Garinger, Lethbridge, Alb., '73 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.015
7) Kelly Vos, Coquitlam, B.C., '06 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.020
8) Don DePeel, Gladstone, Ore., '74 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.027
9) Justin Smith, Qualicam Beach, B.C., '00 H-D, SMC, 0.030
10) Al Omond, Abbotsford, B.C., '97 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.045



Friday

MISSION, B.C. NHRA Northwest Division racers converged on Mission Raceway for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event sponsored by LORDCO Auto Parts Nationals.  The event is the third of six events that run through September where competitors will earn points toward both national and divisional championships.

Racers in 10 different classes along with the Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson made qualifying and time trial runs today with eliminations in all classes scheduled for Sunday. The Top Alcohol Dragsters and Funny Cars made qualifying runs today and will continue qualifying runs on Saturday. Round 1 of eliminations will be held Sunday at 12 p.m.  The division's Big Rentals Top Dragster and Top Sportsman cars are also in action this weekend with final qualifying passes Saturday before beginning eliminations on Sunday.

Gates open Saturday at 7 a.m. with racing scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.  Tickets are $20 on Saturday for adults, children 12 and under are free with a paid adult.  For more information please call the track, (604) 826-6315, or visit www.missionraceway.com.

The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Mission Raceway Park:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
1) Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 5.303 seconds, 272.72 mph
2) Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.324, 262.46
3) Johnny Ahten, Santa Clarita, Calif., 5.604, 258.32
4) Megan McKernan-Troxel, Sierra Madre, Calif., 7.351, 126.88
5) Greg Sereda, Spruce Grove, Alb., 10.328, 81.58
6) Garrett Bateman, Albany, Ore., 17.668, 43.67
7) Gord Gingles, Winnipeg, Manit., 18.717, 51.52

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
1) Mike Doushgounian, San Martin, Calif., '13 Monte Carlo, 5.620 seconds, 257.14 mph
2) Greg Hunter, Castle Rock, Colo., '11 Monte Carlo, 5.684, 258.91
3) Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., '06 Mustang, 5.862, 247.45
4) Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., '15 Camaro, 7.784, 110.55
5) Clint Thompson, Klamath Falls, Ore., '16 Camaro, 8.388, 109.17

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Brian Hyerstay, Eugene, Ore., '09 Frameworks, G/D, 8.907 seconds, -0.813 (under index)
2) Brandon Huhtala, Lake Tapps, Wash., '10 GXP, C/A, 7.259, -0.701
3) Ralph Van Paepeghem, Garden Valley, Idaho, '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.303, -0.617
4) Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '10 Chev, C/SMA, 8.114, -0.596
5) Terry Spargo, Delta, B.C., '02 Cavalier, A/AP, 6.635, -0.595
6) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '05 Grand AM, H/A, 8.840, -0.480
7) Bruce Perkin, Maple Ridge, B.C., '96 Beretta, F/A, 8.249, -0.391
8) Michael Cherry, Hermiston, Ore., '81 Monza, E/A, 8.206, -0.144
9) Dino Kost, Auburn, Wash., '97 Swindahl, B/DA, 28.000, 20.540
10) Howie Stevens, N. Vancouver, B.C., '12 Mustang, C/A, (no time)

SUPER STOCK
1) Sean Cour, Brush Prairie, Wash., '09 Cobalt, GT/CA, 9.372 seconds, -1.028 (under index)
2) Troy Olsonawski, Federal Way, Wash., '66 Malibu, SS/NA, 11.141, -1.009
3) Caitlin Setters, Red Deer, Alb., '08 Pontiac G5, GT/BA, 9.280, -0.970
4) Rob Blair, DeWinton, Alb., '12 Mustang, FSS/B, 8.232, -0.968
5) Tom Gaynor, Battle Ground, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/FA, 9.874, -0.926
6) Alan Falcone, Olympia, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/AA, 9.175, -0.925
7) Christopher Cour, Brush Prairie, Wash., '97 Camaro, SS/JA, 10.083, -0.917
8) Jim Isherwood, Mission, B.C., '67 Belvedere, SS/DA, 9.286, -0.914
9) Byron Setters, Mesa, Ariz., '08 Cobalt, GT/BA, 9.337, -0.913
10) James Caughlin, Woodburn, Ore., '96 Escort, SS/ES, 11.251, -0.899

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '75 Firebird, J/SA, 11.384 seconds, -1.066 (under index)
2) Jim Storms, Renton, Wash., '72 Barracuda, G/SA, 10.958, -1.042
3) Will Kelly, Walla Walla, Wash., '70 Barracuda, G/SA, 10.964, -1.036
4) Jim Mantle, Black Creek, B.C., '77 Pacer, V/SA, 14.478, -1.022
5) Pete Kost, Sunmer, Wash., '77 Cutlass, J/SA, 11.444, -1.006
6) Casey Plaizier, Edmonton, Alb., '96 Firebird, C/SA, 10.501, -0.899
7) Mick Alley, Eagle, Idaho, '69 Camaro, A/SA, 10.104, -0.896
8) Larry Peterson, Eugene, Ore., '71 Chevelle, B/SA, 10.404, -0.846
9) Norm Lapointe, Sherwood Park, Alb., '68 Malibu Wagon, O/SA, 12.304, -0.846
10) Gary Coe, Portland, Ore., '14 Mustang, FS/A, 8.884, -0.816

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Mike Williams, Tilley, Alb., '09 GXP, 6.909 seconds, 199.37 mph
2) Daryl Hemley, Burley, Wash., '02 Cavalier, 6.920, 201.88
3) Shawn Herbst, Selah, Wash., '68 Firebird, 7.061, 195.43
4) Kirk Lanz, Mission, B.C., '69 Camaro, 7.162, 190.43
5) Mike Ferderer, Buckley, Wash., '06 Grand AM, 7.246, 189.39
6) Lee Goranson, Gresham, Ore., '97 Cutlass, 7.289, 187.34
7) Lloyd Flatum, Graham, Wash., '01 S-10, 7.353, 183.52
8) Daryl Coe, Longview, Wash., '09 Mustang, 7.425, 185.79
9) Dale Phillips, Chetwynd, B.C., '67 Mustang, 7.488, 183.67
10) Zak Clarke, Mission, B.C., '67 Chevy II, 7.494, 181.19

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Quentin Chambers, Bellingham, Wash., '07 Parker, 6.011 seconds, 229.65 mph
2) Ryan Carlson, Maple Valley, Wash., '10 RCF, 6.205, 220.37
3) Derek Baxter, Bashaw, Alb., '16 Maddox, 6.231, 218.60
4) Tom Koenen, Tuscon, Ariz., '11 Spitzer, 6.287, 225.00
5) Shane Molinari, Battle Ground, Wash., '13 Dragster, 6.433, 208.96
6) Dane Lachelt, Kelowna, B.C., '01 Lachelt, 6.473, 214.13
7) Trevor Ritchie, Sherwood Park, Alb., '15 TNT, 6.544, 209.01
8) Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., '13 M & M, 6.624, 204.12
9) Meghan Molinari, Battle Ground, Wash., '16 M & M, 6.668, 200.35
10) Curt Smith, Stony Plain, Alb., '11 CSM, 6.706, 199.07

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTED BY HARLEY DAVIDSON
1) Billy Aiken, Kamloops, B.C., '81 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.001 seconds reaction time
2) Doug Schumann, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., '98 Suzuki, SMC, 0.009
3) Brett Hordemann, Otis Orchard, Wash., '95 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.010
4) Don DePeel, Gladstone, Ore., '74 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.027
5) Jim Garinger, Lethbridge, Alb., '73 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.028
6) Kelly Vos, Coquitlam, B.C., '06 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.041
7) Al Omond, Abbotsford, B.C., '97 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.045
8) Daryl Storzuk, Surrey, B.C., '84 Suzuki, SMC, 0.047
9) Cody Cumpton, Vancouver, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.049
10) Courtney Smith, Meridian, Idaho, '08 Suzuki, SMC, 0.056



Preview

MISSION, B.C. - Mission Raceway Park hosts the LORDCO Auto Parts Nationals on June 3-5. The event is one of 45 scheduled across the country where drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series 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 division's Top Sportsman and Rig Rentals Top Dragster classes will run in conjunction with the event along with the Sportsman Motorcycle presented by Harley-Davidson.

Gates at Mission Raceway open at 7 a.m. each day. Qualifying and time trials start Friday at 9 a.m. and continue Saturday at 9 a.m. Comp Eliminator qualify Friday at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualify Friday at 4 p.m. and Saturday at 1 and 4 p.m. Eliminations start Sunday at 9 a.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car will run first round at noon.

Tickets for the LORDCO B.C. Nationals at Mission Raceway Park are $15 Friday, $20 Saturday and $20 Sunday. Children 12 and under are admitted free with paid adult.

For more information call the track, (604) 826-6315, or visit www.MissionRaceway.com.

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES: Fact Sheet

WHAT: NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series LORDCO Auto Parts Nationals, the 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 Top Sportsman Series, Big Rig Rentals Top Dragster Series and the Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson will also run in conjunction with the event.

WHERE: Mission Raceway Park, Mission, B.C. Track is located 10 miles north of Sumas, Wash., on Highway 11.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, June 3-5

SCHEDULE: FRIDAY, June 3 - Gates open at 7 a.m. Qualifying and time trials begin at 9 a.m. Comp Eliminator qualify at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualifies at 4 p.m.

SATURDAY, June 4 - Gates open at 7 a.m. Qualifying and time trials continue at 9 a.m. Comp Eliminator qualify at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualify at 1 and 4 p.m.

SUNDAY, June 5 - Gates open at 7 a.m. Eliminations begin at 9 a.m. First round for Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car is scheduled for noon.

TICKETS: GENERAL ADMISSION/PIT PASS - Friday, $15; Saturday, $20; Sunday, $20. Children 12 and under are admitted free with paid adult. For more information please call Mission Raceway Park, (604) 826-6315 or visit www.MissionRaceway.com

2015 EVENT WINNERS: Joey Severance, Top Alcohol Dragster; Greg Hunter, Top Alcohol Funny Car; Dan Barton, Comp Eliminator; Jody Lang, Super Stock; Jody Lang, Stock Eliminator; Mike Shannon, Super Comp; Mike Shannon, Super Gas; Todd Sims, Super Street; Darryn O'Connor, Top Sportsman; Andy Morris, Top Dragster; Cody Cumpton, 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 2016 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.


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