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Current Drag Racing Headlines
January 7, 2017
Next Saturday (14th) is the memorial for Jim Isherwood. It is between 2-4 pm at the Best Western in Mission.
We are saddened to hear of Tony Krause's passing this week. Tony was an avid and one of the main photographers at the Eagle Motorplex. He supported the track during the last decade with donations and help in whatever was necessary. He also shot at Kelowna's Thunder Mountain and Mission Raceway. He leaves behind his partner of 33 years Sandy Kraft and and his sister Brenda and her family as well as many other family and friends. A celebration of life will be held January 28th at Rutland Centennial Hall from 1-5pm.
It is confirmed that Jimmy Prock has returned to John Force racing. Chris Cunningham the ex crew chief for Bob Tasca has also come on board.
DSR has retained the services of Dean Antonelli. He joins John Medlen on the Jack Beckman team.
Jim Head has a new driver. Jonnie Lindberg will be the driver for the Jim Head Racing Funny Car. Jim''s son Chad will now be in the forefront of the family business operations.
January 3, 2017
All calendar orders up to today have been shipped already.
December 31, 2016
Here is a link for all NW racers to keep on hand. Elite Belts has their new web site up and running they are also on FaceBook.
Happy New Year and New Year's Eve tonight. Remember to be safe
Calendars are now ready for shipping. Go to this link to order.
December 21, 2016
The TD/TS calendar has all 40+ LODRS events the NHRA nationals schedule and major NW events.
December 6, 2016
Speedzone Magazine photo
November 24, 2016
Happy Thanksgiving to all our American readers.
November 21, 2016
The latest news from the NHRA Mello Yello has Del Worsham leaving the Kalitta team and returning to his roots with his father Chuck. They will field a family Nitro Funny Car. There has been a replacement driver chosen, and will be announced soon. I am thinking it will be Cory Lee, or possibly one of the new guys who have licensed and run a few events in the last year (maybe even Jonnie Lindberg).
The West Coast Lucas Oil Divisional series for 2017:
Raceway May 5-7
November 20, 2016
Canadian's again show they are a strong racing nation with two solid wins at Street Car Super Nationals. The 275 "Poco-Jang" team from the Coquitlam in the Lower Mainland and the "Team Sihota" in the 10.5 class from Langley in the Lower Mainland. Both those classes were well represented as both classes had Canadian teams qualifiy in the top half (in 275 it was Greg, Neil Richards from Aberta and Steve Skokin from Surrey and in 10.5 it was Ken, Roy Moznik from Langley and Steve Nicholson from Aldergrove) and go deep into elimination's. Both should be very proud and both are part of a strong contingent of racers in the Street Legal classes and also Pro Modified. We all cant wait for the 2017 to get underway.
Way to go guys we are proud of you all!!!!
Ken Sihota wins SCSN 10.5!
Sihota defeated the #1 qualifier in the semis then ran low et of the event (and career best et and mph) in the final round to defeat the #2 qualifier Robert Costa 4.034/185.41 to a 4.066/183.37. After a half decade of racing at Vegas and reaching the final round once before, he finally gets the win he has wanted for so long. Congrat's to Ken, Jas and the whole team.
In Legal Pro Mod Mike Bowman capped off a unreal Sunday with a huge upset of Sidnei Frigo. Bowman struggled in qualifying but it slowly came together on race day and he made his best run, a 5.78/259 to earn the victory. Frigo slowed on the back half.
In Outlaw Pro Mod, it was Mike Maggio getting the big win. He defeated a red lighting John Stanley. Both cars were way off pace in the final with mid 6 second runs.
The Poco Jang 275 team wins SCSN 275!
Way to go Greg Henschell and team.
A career best 4.483/162.49 to a close 4.497/165.48 for Jacky McCarly. Greg got a tenth on the tree so was over a tenth ahead at the stripe.
After a 40 minute rain delay they completed 275 and Greg Henschell advanced with a 4.6 run and Neil Richards also advanced with a 4.70. Steve Skokin was way6 off pace and lost to Dan Saitz 4.69 - 5.6
November 19, 2016
Round one for Outlaw Pro Mods is complete and Troy Coughlin went 5.62 on a single. The Stanley and Weiss car went 5.66 in John's win. In Legal Pro Mod, Sidnei Frigo goes 5.69/261. Shane Nolinari wins with a career best 5.77/258. Garrett Richards goes 5.96. Paul Glandon wins with a 5.98/247. Yvonne Lucas broke in qualifying after her 6.22 run. Dan Vogt lost in round after losing traction early. Jim Bell won with a early shut off 6.16.
In 10.5 Ken Sihota goes 4.065/182 to advance. Roy Moznik advanced with a 4.17/170. Kelly Harvey in the cool 41 Willys crashed in round one of 10.5. Steve Nicholson advance on a single. He got lucky as he broke on the run, but got off the strting line.
0A long day again at Street Car with really cool temperatures. Shane Molinari dropped down to #3 in the Pro Mod field with a 5.87/253. Sidnei Frigo ripped off a 5.71/259 to lead. Rick Snavely is #2 with a 5.84. Paul Glandon is #4 with a 5.94/248. Richards is #6 with a 6.00. In 10.5, two Pro Mod converted cars are #1 and #2, Then three Lower Mainland drivers are 3-5. Roy Moznik (4.10) Ken Sihota (4.12) and Steve Nicholson with a career best 4.17. No word on 275 from Friday. Greg Henschell still leads 275 with his 4.55. Neil Richards improved to a 4.77 and Steve Skokin improved to a 4.83.
Next weekend is the Mission Raceway Banquet at the Best Western ball roon.
As in the past couple years Craig and Al Johnson and Johnson Custom Exhaust are hosting the practice tree tournament. A bunch of fun. If you dont have tickets yet for the banquet get on it. Call MRP at 604 826 6315. This years "top 3" plaques and "top 5" for Jrs look awesome!
November 17, 2016
November 17, 2016
To no real surprise Elite Motorsports has ended their relationship with Dodge/Mopar. The team will be back running Chevrolet Cmaro's and Chevy Power from Elite
November 13, 2016
November 11, 2016
The final NHRA event of the year.
Antron Brown has clinched the Top Fuel title and the other three pro classes are just a couple days away from crowning their 2016 champions. Ron Capps will earn the tile just by qualifying. Jason Line or team mate will get the Pro Stock title (they are one round apart). The Motorcycle title will come down to the final round Sunday as the three most dominant riders in 2016 are just three points apart. Andrew Hines, Eddie Kraweic and Jerry Savoie, baring a meltdown by the three will be in the semis and then the final round where two of the three will get to the finish line first and be the champion.
November 6, 2016
Wish I was home last night to post this.
A World Champion in the making???
Mike Williams is just hrs away from possibly being crowned World champ in Top Sportsman. He won the spring rain out race Thursday night. He has a solid lead heading into elimination's starting today for the final points race of the year. Two drivers competing, Don Mezier and Larry Demers both need a long run to have a shot. According to the ladder posted, Demer would face Williams in round two if they both win round one. Good Luck.
Darien Provost is competing at his first Divisional racing a big car. He turned 16 a couple months ago . He ran a 7.09 best and races Mike Quayle in round one. Dad Dan takes on Justin Bond according to the ladder on DRC.
Congratulation's to Meghan Molinari on her first ever Divisional win on Thursday. She won Top Dragster over Jeremy Rapp.
A great job by Al Quigley on the Thursday race. He went to round four in Super Street before a break out loss in the 1/4's. Too bad, as he would have had a bye to the final if he won the round.
Justin Bond is back in his low 7 /high 6 second Camaro after a few weeks of Pro Mod racing with partner Shane Molinari. They finished off the season in the Pro Mod last week with a solid weekend that included a career best NHRA pass of 6.90/251 in round one of elimination's.
Here, Justin ran a best of 7.02 to qualify in the middle of the field.
October 30, 2016
The day is complete at Vegas. Antron Brown clinches the title when Doug Kalitta bows out in round two. Steve Torrence wins the race over JR Todd. In Funny Car it was an all Force final as John takes out Courtney in a real close side by side. Capps maintains his four round lead heading to the final race of the year. Shane Gray won Pro Stock over team mate Drew Skillman. Jason Line maintains his lead (1 1/2 rounds) heading to Pomona. Jerry Savoie wins Motorcycle and is three points back of Eddie Krawiec and Andrew Hines. Their final event at Pomona will be epic. Garrett Batemen defeated Joey Severance in the TAD final. Terry Ruckman won TAFC over DJ Cox. Troy Coughlin defeated Todd Tutterow in the Pro Mod final.
A wild weekend overall for Funny Cars at Las Vegas. Cruz Pedregon had perhaps the wildest winning run ever. His front end came up and stay six feet or more in the air for over 500 feet. He stayed in his lane throughout the run. It was incredible.
John Capps also had his front end come up. But when it came down his car crossed over into the other lane and he banged the wall.
Alexis DeJoria also hit the wall. She did it in qualifying and did not make the call for round one.
Gary Densham was at right angles on one of his qualifying passes. He returned to make the field.
Videos will be posted on all four runs later Sunday or Monday/
9:30 am update
Round one of TAD, TAFC and Pro Mod finished over the last hour at Las Vegas. In TAD Shawn Cowie went out in round one due to tire smoke off the starting line. He was up against Jay Livingston in Steve and Patti Federlins dragster. That does hurt his chance for finishing in the #2 spot in TAD, but he can still improve on his 4th place standing with good results next weekend at the Divisional and in two weeks at Pomona. Joey Severance won round one, as did fellow Div 6 racer Garrett Bateman. Canadian Gord Gingles won in round one as well. Greg Sereda competed in the class but failed to qualify. In TAFC, Clint Thompson won round one and defending TAFC world champion Jonnie Lindberg clinched the title again when Doug Gordon was upset in round one. Division Six driver Greg Hunter was defeated by Lindberg. Canadian Jirka Kaplan failed to qualify, the same for Brian Hough. In Pro Mod, Clint Hairston, driving Jim Bell's Camaro won his round one match up against Steven Whiteley. He ran a 5.92 for the win. Shane Molinari ran a career best run in NHRA competition against Todd Tutterow. Unfortunately his 5.90 fell just short of Tutterow's 5.88. It was still a great way to end the season for the hard luck team. After a couple early season mishaps they returned stronger than ever before, and should be a serious player in 2017. Hairston's performance in Bell's car also bodes well for Jim's team heading into 2017. Hopefully they can continue their strong showing the rest of today.
Jimmy Defrank clinched the Super Stock world title this morning as well.
October 29, 2016
The second to last NHRA National event is this weekend at Las Vegas. The championships have not been decided yet in the four pro classes. Antron Brown has all but wrapped up the Top Fuel title though as he has a 150 point lead over Doug Kalitta. A couple round wins here, and he earns his second title. Clay Millican leads qualifying with a track record and career best 3.689/327. Funny Car is only separated by three rounds with fan favourite Ron Capps in front. In qualifying, Beckman and Hagan lead, with Hight sitting #3. The other three Schumacher team mates are 2,3, and 4. In Pro Stock, it will likely be a Summit Car with the championship. Jason Line leads his team mate Greg Anderson by 26 points. Vince Nobile is 112 points back. Greg Anderson leads qualifying with Drew Skillman sits #2. In Motorcycle, five teams have an chance but it is the two Harleys in front less than a round apart. Jerry Savoie is #3 in the points. He leads qualifying over the two Harleys. Joey Severance has secured the TAD title, Jonny Lindberg leads TAFC, and Doug Gordon needs to win out to overtake the Swede. In Pro Mod Rickie Smith has clinched based on his qualifying effort today. Two Pro Mod teams with local ties are well qualified in the field. The Molinari/Bond Pro Mod team make their best effort of the year with a #12 spot in the field (5.950/250). Jim Bell has Clint Hairston behind the wheel, and he ran two great low 5.9 runs including a 5.91 best. He is #8 in the field.
October 24, 2016
October 23, 2016
October 22, 2016
The California Hot Rod Reunion is this weekend and there are a number of Canadian's competing.
October 16, 2016
The NHRA is in Dallas this weekend for the AAA Nationals. Starting with the Sportsman classes, a few National World titles are wrapped up already with six events left including two races being run this weekend. Noble Oklahoma is running their Lucas Oil race this weekend as well as the Dallas National.
Troy Coughlin Jr announced this weekend at Dallas he will be in Top Fuel in 2017 under the Kalitta banner. There are 30 TADs this weekend in Dallas. Just like the 90's...cool!
A real surprise in the TAD ranks locally as Bill Moore has left the Cowie/Mundies Towing TAD team after more than a decade at the helm as tuner. Bill will be with a Division Six TAFC team (or 2) in 2017. Shawn has not really skipped a beat though as his last two races had great results.
October 12, 2016
Donald Long's "No Mercy" small tire race was this past weekend and to no surprise it was epic.
Radial vs the World (mostly 315 drag radial cars). Over 40 cars were entered for the 32 car field. Over 20 cars were in the three and they had the first 3.70 pass(es). The winner was over in a side by side 3.70 battle. Dewayne Mills defeated Joe Albrecht 3,76 to a 3.78. The 275 class saw the first 4.0 runs as well. The biggest news was the carnage though, all captured on video. Steve Jackson's airborne via a drone was one of the wildest ever captured. Over 300 views already. Also Marty Stinnett's top end crash after his 3.80 pass in his turbo Small Block Mustang.
Here is the Jackson Video.
October 10, 2016
Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian readers. And Happy Columbus Day to the US readers.
Sad to hear of Larry Sullivan's passing on the weekend. Larry was one of the leaders and founders of drag racing reporting. The Fast News Network was the parent company he and Rick Green started. Drag Race Central was one of the main branches of Fast News, THE leading drag racing news web site. Before that it was part of "compuserve" drag racing network in the 90's and early 2000's. He was a no nonsense guy, that never had a problem stating his opinion in the world of drag racing good or bad, and for that he was well respected.
October 3, 2016
10:30 pm update
The final round results from Mission Raceway and top three in all the bracket classes are posted.
8:45 am update.
In the Pro Final it was Behnke over Stone. Jim Behnke wins the championaship for the second year in a row. But remember Chris Stone is going to Pomona for the ET Finals and a chance for the world title. Martin Rachel wins Super Pro over Kevin McNicol but Bradee Lowe is the season Super Pro champion.
8:00 am update
The final weekend locally for Mission Raceway Drag Racing took place this past weekend. The Summit bracket points came down to Sunday as Saturday was rained out. Sunday was a great day and many titles came down to the last few rounds. Confirmed champions (I had to leave as the semi finals were part way finished) include John Tabak in Sportsman, Al Omond in Motorcycle, Darien Provost in Jr. Lightning, Sydney Jung in Jr. Thunder, Tyler Dobson in Jr. Street and Roger Winters in Hot Rod. Bradee Lowe had a 33 point lead over Martin Rachel in Super Pro and both drivers were in the semi finals. What that means is Bradee was guaranteed the title (if she lost in the semis and Martin wins the race), the teenager gets the title by one point. In Pro Bracket Jim Behnke held a 23 point lead over Chris Stone. Both were in the semi finals. Craig Johnson was the other semi finalist. Craig was too far back to win the title but could finish second.
At Maple Grove, the Mello Yello series completed the third of six countdown races. The weekend was a disaster overall as the Pro teams only managed one qualifier due to the weather. It was a good day Sunday for Team Schumacher as all four Funny Cars on the team reached the final four with Tommy Johnson Jr coming out on top over Ron Capps in the final round. In Top Fuel it was Antron Brown of Team Schumacher taking the win over Brittany Force. In Pro Stock, Vincent Nobile defeated Greg Anderson and Eddie Krawiec defeated Cory Reed in Motorcycle. In TAFC, Andy Bohl defeated Sean Bellemeur. The sportsman classes are finishing their race today. TAD had two rounds to complete today and after the semis (at press time) Chris Demke and Jackie Fricke advanced to the final round.
September 26, 2016
A number of Western Canada and Washington racers had success at Salt Lake for the DIvision Seven LODRS double header this past weekend.
In Top Dragster Red Deer's Mike Quayle won the first race over Tom Bayer, Sandy Cawsey from Regina won Super Gas over Brenda Watson. Washington's Tommy Gaynor r/upped in Super Stock. In the second race, Caitlin Setters from Red Deer, Ab won Super Stock over big time hitter Kyle Rizzoli. Edmonton's Gary Mizerva won Top Sportsman over Frank Young. Calgary's Ken Mostowich was the runner-up in Super Gas. Two Washington Division Six racers were in the winners circle for race two as well. Jake Havens in Motorcycle and Michael Dalrymple in Super Comp. Division Six racer Ralph Van Paepegham won on race and runner-upped in the other in Comp.
The Outlaw 10.5 Summer Series wrapped up at Woodburn Sunday and it was Roy Moznik getting the victory over Paja Agatonovic. Nick Duda made the semi finals, as did Halverson. Based on the results I have seen over the three race series I woud think Paja was the series champion. Duda had to be in the top three or four based on a semi final and runner-up finish at two of the races. Roy was also the #1 qualifier with a 4.14/184. Paja was right on his tail with a 4.15/185 blast. Nick ran a 4.57 best. Steve Nicholson struggled a bit at the race. I bet he is looking forwrd to his new powerplant expected over the winter (or maybe earlier).
More info from the Doorslammers at Mission this past weekend includes John De Jonge getting the win from the re-scheduled Smoke Fire event that was rained out. Kevin Lance runner-upped in that final. Al Omond won the Super Bike class in the CMDRA portion of the race on Sunday.
September 25, 2016
Congratulation's to Kevin Lance for his firsat Canada West Doorslammer championship. He won the tilte in a tight battle all year long with Kirk Lanz. Lanz made the final round today in the final race of the year, and if he had of won that race he would of taken the championship by one point. He was late on the tree and was real loose giving the win to Calgary's Darren Williams. Lance wins the championship by 19 points. In the last seven seasons, Kevin's worst finish was sixth. Kevin has finished 2nd 3rd (twice), fourth and fifth (twice). Well done young man, and that is in a car without electronics.
At St. Louis this weekend, Shawn Langdon won To p Fuel over Tony Schumacher, Jack Beckamn got the Funny Car win over Tommy Johnson Jr., Alex Laughlin won Pro Stock over Bo Butner Laughlins is tuned by WJ. Jerry Savioe won PS Motorcycle over a red lighting Angelle Sampey. In Pro Mod, it was Troy Coughlin taking the win over Rickie Smith.
The two West Coast Pro Mod teams ran well at St. Louis but was not quick enough to make the tough 5.94 bump. Shane Molinari ran a 5.97/251 (#18) and Jim Bell went 6.01/229 (#24).
September 22, 2016
A long time between updates here at SpeedZone. This was partly due to a software issue that looks to be resolved just today. The plan was to be current 10 days ago, but on the 12th most of my files were lost (so I thought). Between the 5th (the last update) and the 12th I was away from the computer on a deadline construction job. Hopefully all updates will be in a timely basis. The issue was not only software related but also code issues, that kept photos and links and even script from uploading. SpeedZone Magazine was affected primarily, as I did manage to update The Canada West Doorslammer web site as well as the Rocky Mountain Funny Cars and The NW Outlaws web.
In current news, the CMDRA (Canadian Motorcycle racing) will host their final event of the year this weekend at Mission Raceway. The Canada West Doorslammers will run two races at that event. The re-scheduled race will contiunue from the Smoke Fire event a month ago. That race continues with round two through the finals, that will complete on Saturday. Then their season ending party and dinner will happen Saturday night. On Sunday the final race will determine the series champion for 2016. The champ will likely be Kevin Lance or Kirk Lanz as they are within two rounds of each other and are 70+ points ahead of three or four others with an outside chance. Atrysten Plumbing is the sponsor for the final race.
At those Carolina Nationals, John Force won Funny Car and moved from 8th to 3rd in the standings. Antron Brown won Top Fuel and sits in 1st place, Jason Line won Pro Stock and is in first place. Chip Ellis won Motorcycle and he moved up to 2nd place behind Andrew Hines. Bob Rahaim won Pro Mod and moved into 2nd in the standings. He is still well back on Rickie Smith though. Canadian teams did not fare well at Carolina in Pro Mod, as only one team out of four qualified. Jim Bell ran a 6.80 best and ended up 28th. Shane Molinari in the Bond Molinari Pro Mod ran a 6.17 best and was #24 and Kenny Lang ran a 6.02 best and was #22. Erica Latino was the only driver to qualify. He was #14 with a 5.92.
The teams get back on the track this weekend at St. Louis
Last week was the final divisional in the NW. Woodburn Dragstrip held that event and Garrett Bateman won TAD and Doug Gordon won TAFC. Jeff Lane won Comp Eliminator and Dan Lafferty won Top Sportsman and Ryan Carlson won Top Dragster. No BC or Alberta racers won any of the sportsman classes. Ron MacKenzie did win the Super Gas Shootout on Friday. Joey Severance lost in the semi finals (car broke) but has a commanding lead in the TAD national points standings.
In an unrelated on track notice, A great deal was passed on to me last week. My oOusin, who used to race TAD has his Monaco Motorhome for sale. It is a 2001 with very low milage for sale. He is the only owner and it has been well maintained and kept in aheated shop throughout the winter months. Priced at 69,900 (Can.) This pusher is looking for a drag racer to call it home at the track or whatever your adventure is. Call Bob at 604 302 3710 or 604 826 9209. Tell him Dean sent you for the best possible price. His new one arrived in two weeks.
September 5, 2016
6:45 pm update
Mission's Chris Stone wins Pro Race of Champions Monday and heads to Pomona for the second time.
Medicine Hat has four racers in the finals and earn one win insuper pro. They go from fifth in the standings to second in the ROC managers cup, a very good showing for a team with 35 competitors. Most of the other major players have 50+. Mission's Beau Dickie and Sydney Jung were the Thunder finalists with Beau earning the win. Eagle's Kelsey Lefebre won ROC Junir Street and Shelby Dawson from Eagle was ROC Jr Street Runner-up. Darien Provost went to the semi finals. Kevin McNichols went to the 1/4 finals in Super Pro and Zack Liston went to the round of 16. Al Omond lost in the 1/4's in Bike/Sled. In the final ROC standings Bremerton was on top with 45 points Med Hat was @nd with 43 points and Mission and Pacific ended up tied for third with 41 points.
Medicine Hat's Dave Burden gets the win over teammate Mark Simmons in Super Pro. Burden was .001 on the tree.
Renegade's Bob Henrie defeated the 'Hat's Zach Toth in Bike/Sled.
Bremerton's Gary Howe Jr wins Sportsman over Firebird's Troy MacDonald.
A very long day that became much longer when a pro bracket car blew the transmission at 8:30 Sunday night. A 1 1/2 hr clean-up later and the decision to run High School and Jrs. Not quite sure why that decision was made, but I also did not ask the DD why he wanted those classes run. Yes the track was good, the clean-up was stellar and the track was very good for a 70 degree track. But it was very dark and had been a very long day for the youth of the sport. Plus Pro Sportsman, Super Pro and Bike all had a few rounds to run. Not extra time would have been lost if the classes all finished tomorrow. The end results was two Mission kids racing in the Jr Thunder final, and one in the Jr Lightning Semi finals Beau Dickie and Sydney Jung. It was Beau getting the win. He had a very good weekend going to the 1/4 finals in the team race as well.
Team Eagle had a team there and the Jr Street class was allowed to race in the ROC as well as the team race. In ROC two Eagle Jr girls were in the final (will get the names tomorrow morning).
Al Omond is in the semis in Motorcycle ROC.
The overall results will likely see Team Pacific with the points title for the ROC (Managers Cup) over Bremerton as they lead by three or four points. They won the Team points narrowly beating Woodburn. Mission finished fourth in the team standings and will likely finish third in the ROC points. In the team race, Martin Dykstra ran John Sayer's Dart and went to the final round in Sportsman, finishing as the runner-up.
Also doing well for team Eagle was Jim Sibley. He made it to the semi finals. Al Omond went to the 1/4's where a starter wire failed and his bike would not start.
to come on Monday.
September 4, 2016
The Pro Mod story from Smoke Fire and Thunder is now included with the photos.
The ET finals ran for 3/4's of the day at Mission Raceway yesterday. It included the first round of all the classes for the ROC. Sportsman got in their second round. Team Mission won a total of 21 rounds of racing and are sitting in third place in the standings in ROC.
Today is the team race for most of the day. They will try and get in some ROC later in the day but likely ROC will be run on Monday.
At Edmonton they completed qualifying for the final race and also completed the Rocky Mountain Race.
Jeff Doyle got the win, his first ever. Joe Delehay leads qualifying with a track record 5.97.
Mike Lucas won the rained out Top Sportsman race from last week at Mission He defeated James Rutherford.
In Saturday's Top Sportsman race at Edmonton it was James Rutherford getting the win. He defeated Rod Boivin.
At Indy, Jim Bell failed to improve on his 6.03 from Friday. SHane Molinari got in a solid pass a 5.96/249 but in the thirs session the car had mechanical issues. The teams have one more shot to make the field a 1:45 today. The Pro Mod bump is a unreal 5.895/247.
Tony Schumacher won the Traxxas Shoot-out over Leah Pritchett.
And Aaron Strong won the Pro Stock final round that was rained delayed from Seattle. He defeated a red lighting Vince Nobile (red by .001). It was the first WC driver to win in Pro Stock in so many years I don't remeber how long.
September 3, 2016
It is a huge weekend for Drag Racing in the NW especially Mission Raceway. The Division Six ET Finals are underway but the Weather is not playing nice so far. This morning is a bit more promising with the track close to being dry and the single time trial for the "Race Of Champions" (R.O.C.) portion of the event getting ready. Hopefully the moisture is going to be good and stay away. Thursday and Friday the testing and gamblers races did not get completed.
The plan was to be in Edmonton this weekend, as they also have a major event this weekend. The final Top E race, The Rocky Mountain Funny Cars and the final WDRL event of the year. But there too weather did not look promising enough to make the trek. Huge thanks go out to The Ebert's and the Top E group for offering weekend sponsorship to SpeedZone but in the end the costs with the threat of bad weather was just too much. We will keep you updated on their weekend.
The 'Big Go' is on this weekend at Indy. The US Nationals and all that goes with the biggest drag race in the World. It started Wednesday with Sportsman qualifying and yesterday and Today the Pro Classes including Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, Pro Stock Motorcycle, Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car and Pro Modified have gotten underway. The two Nitro Traxxas Shoot-outs are also on the game plan for the weekend with Top Fuel running today and Funny Car running Sunday. 100,00.00 is at state for the winner in each class. Also being run this weekend is the Pro Stock final round from the rained out NW Nationals at Seattle. NW racer Aaron Strong is set to take on Vince Nobile in that final.
one of the biggest independent Drag Races in North America is on this
weekend. The YellowBullet Nationals at Cecil County Dragstrip. It will
see around 500 brutally fast 1/8 mile racing. Classes include Pro Mod,
Outlaw 10.5, X 275, Ultra Street 275, Top Sportsman and 8.5 index.
August 31, 2016
Mission Raceway Smoke Fire and Thunder results:
The qualifying sheets for the WDRL classes including Pro Mod and Top Sportsman are posted here. Outlaw 10.5, Outlaw 275, and Open Comp are posted here. Photos and more coverage Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
Canada West Doorsammer results from the weekend are posted here.
NW Outlaw results from the weekend are posted here.
Saturday Bracket results from Smoke Fire and Thunder are posted here.
August 30, 2016
The final rounds from Saturday elimination's including final round photos Smoke Fire and Thunder are posted.
A shot from testing at St.Louis with Shane and Justin. They ran 4.05 yesterday but rained out today.
All the run sheets from the Smoke, Fire, Thunder event at Mission Raceway have been logged, they will be posted this evening.
SpeedZone Magazine is tentatively planning a trip this weekend to Edmonton for the WDRL finale, The Top Eliminator event and the Rocky Mountain Funny Car race. We are looking for a sponsor or two to help cover expenses. If you and or your company want a bunch of exposure this weekend please contact us.
August 29, 2016
7:00 pm update
8:00 am update
Unfortunately the ending to the weekend did not play out as all the fans hoped for. Rain hit Mission Raceway as a teaser around 3:00pm then let the on track competition continue again for around 30 minutes until it came back. It did enough for the next two hours to keep any cars from going down the track. A full rain started at 5:30 or so ending all hopes. Very unfortunate to what was a fantastic weekend at Smoke, Fire and Thunder. We will have all the details and fantastic photos starting later tonight. All of it presented here by Artex Barn Solutions.
August 28, 2016
August 27, 2016
August 26, 2016
Smoke Fire and Thunder at Mission Raceway begin today with a test n tune and then this evening the Mopac Street Legal program gets invaded with the first round of qualifying for four or five classes. Pro Mod, Outlaw 10.5, Outlaw 275, and I believe Open Comp in the heads up classes. A special qualifier for the NW Outlaws will also happen as low six and seven second dragsters altereds and Doorcars will run their first round.
August 25, 2016
Darien Provost first laps in his full size 6 second dragster. He made four hits and went 161 in his fourth pass. That's 161 mph folks, five days into his 16th.
Greg Henschell and his 275 turbo 'Stang. Smoked the tires on his two attempts.
Mike Gondziola made three hits, .980 60 foots and off the gas right at the 330 with 2.69 short numbers.
Joe Delehay went 3.98 to the 660 on a hot greasy track. wait till it cools down Friday and Saturday night.
John is one of many racers locally who are involved in the farming industry.
We will have a page up for the WDRL classes and Doorslammers. We will also have a page up for all the bracket classes and of course the Feature Jet cars wheelstanders and Nitro Harleys as well.
August 21, 2016
The Seattle LODRS final rounds:
One Canadian gets a win and one gets a runner-up at the completed Divisional yesterday at Pacific. Rick McKinney earns the victory in Super Stock over Jody Lang. Alberta's Mike Williams almost had a career year in one weekend. He went to three finals over four days in Top Sportsman. He won the final from the Spokane rain-out Thursday, then was the runner-up on Saturday from the NW Nationals rain-out, then yesterday he runner-upped to Shawn Herbst. Herbst was also the runner-up Thursday. In Stock, it was Greg Kielman defeating Larry Peterson. In Comp it was Jeff Lane earning a very close victory over Ryan Warter. Top Alcohol Funny Car saw Chris Marshall defeating Brian Hough, and Garrett Bateman won TAD over Megan McKernan. Trevor Harkema defeated Justin Juel in Top Dragster. Greg Hehr won Super Gas over Dave Kelly. Jeff Jackson defeated Stephanie Frish and finally in Motorcycle Danny Patridge defeated Jim Werre.
Brainerd Minnesota's Lucas Oil Nationals are complete and Pro class winners are: Brittany Force over Antron Brown, Del Worsham defeated the new record holder Matt Hagan, Drew Skillman defeated Jason Line Andrew Hines defeated Jerry Savoie. In TAD, it was Joey Severance taking out a tire smoking Duane Shields and Annie Whiteley defeated Jonnie Lindberg.
At Seattle, a number Sportsman final rounds from the National event were completed Saturday. Jeff Lane defeated Ralph Van Paepegham. Chuck Glanz got around Bellingham's Quentin Chambers by .006, Brian Phillips defeated Alberta's Mike Williams, Cody Lane defeated Abbotsford's Darrell Stobbe (Stobbe went .004 red), Tory Lea defeated Don Knoblauch, Jerry Denton defeated Don Jones, and in Super Gas it was Steve Laskowske over Rick Cates.
August 20, 2016
Spokane Divisional winners from the rained out event held Thursday at Pacific. Comp: Brian Hyerstay (Bruce Perkin R/U), Top Sportsman: Mike Williams (Shawn Herbst R/U), Top Dragster: Nick Axtman (Jeff Havens R/U) , Super Stock: Darcy Clarke (Darrell Dietz R/U), Stock: Jody Lang (Brad Burton R/U), Super Comp Mike Shannon (Justin Juel R/U), Super Gas Dave Kelly (Gary Culp R/U), Super Street: Josh Dalrymple (Steve Lowe R/U), Motorcycle: Cody Cumpton (Gary Stemple R/U).
The finals from the NW Nationals will be held today. Super Stock include Darrell Stobbe from Abbotsford. It is his first ever final in National or Divisional competition.
The SEATTLE DIVISIONAL COMPLETES QUALIFYING TODAY AND IN TAD SHAWN COWIE LEADS WITH A 5.34.
At Brainerd, Del Worsham leads FC with a 3.856, Steve Torrence leads TF with a 3.712 Bo Butner leads Pro Stock with a 6.622.
August 20, 2016
Mission Raceway's Summit ET Finals team
August 16, 2016
Final rounds from Mission Raceway Sunday are posted.
At Martin Mich, Jason Rupert clinched the IHRA FC title with a dominating race. He reset the world record with a 5.52/262 to defeat Mike McIntire in the final round. They finished 1, 2 in the standings. Shawn Bowen finished in 3rd place. Mark Sanders failed to qualify for the race and finished in 4th place in the standings. Tim Boychuk, who did not travel to Michigan, finished 5th. In Pro Mod Billy Harper clinched the IHRA title. Billy Glidden won the race. Jay Turner failed to qualify in Nitro Harley but he had enough points to win the championship.
At Boise it was Steve Densham winning NFC. He defeated Cory Lee in the final round.
August 14, 2016
August 10, 2016
This weekend locally the Canada West Doorslammers and The NW Outlaws will compete at Mission Raceway. I believe it is also the last weekend for the local bracket guys to collect points (for ROC) for the Summit ET finals hosted by Mission this year.
9:30 am update
Secret spy shot of a new Top Sportsman/Doorslammer car being built for a long time local bracket racer:
Can you guess who
8:30 am update
This in from the Eagle Motorplex:
We have been invited to attend the ET finals in Mission this year. Anyone who raced in 2015 is eligible to race for the Team. There is no ROC for Team Eagle but all the gamblers races and the team race are open to us. I have started a facebook thread and a forum thread. Please let us know if you wish to attend. The cost is 95 dollars US and it runs the long weekend in September. As this will be the very last time Eagle and the Plex will be represented anywhere as a team you might want to be a part of history. The last for the Plex. 54 team members in total with 2 Junior Street for the first time ever. Let me know if you want to come along for the ride. Go to the Eagle Motorplex forum or face book page to sign up. Or ust click on the Eagle logo to go to their forum and sign up.
August 7, 2016
Just when you thought Seattle would solidify itself as THE NHRA event of the year, the rains came ending what has been a race to remember. The first final round was completed, and in that final Brad Burton defeated Ryan Warter (Stock Eliminator). The anticipation of the Funny Car final with record run after record run over the three days and Top Fuel with more 3.60 runs this weekend than all the 3.60's ever run before in competition (6). To the Pro Stock final round that had two Elite cars racing (and neither were Erica or Jegs), including one from right up here in the NW. Aaron Strong, possibly one of the biggest underdogs to race the class did the unthinkable and advance to the final by getting by the two most dominant Pro Stock this year and last year's world champion was to battle Vince Nobile. The two baddest TAD in the Country were in the final round (Joey Severance and Chris Demke) and the plethora of 5.40's by the TAFC's this weekend (a total of 19 5.40's passes by seven different drivers). Is that proof enough of the incredible weekend that unfortunately did not have a happy ending. The Fuel classes will see their finals take place at Brainerd, the Pro Stock final will be at Indy, The TA classes final rounds are TBD and the rest of the sportsman classes will complete their finals at Seattle's divisional in two weeks.
Local Super Stock driver Darrell Stobbe will battle Cody Lane for the lone BC driver to race in a final round. Alberta's Mike Williams races Brian Phillips in the Top Sportsman final. Quentin Chambers races Chuck Glanz in Top Dragster. Tory Lea (who defeated BC's Al Hampton in the semis) races Chuck Knoblauch in Super Comp. Doug Jones races Jerry Denton in Super Street. Rick Gates takes on Steve Laskowske in Super Gas and Jeff Lane will battle Ralph Van Paepeghem in Comp.
Despite the fact the biggest drag race in the Pacific North West is on this weekend there are three events here in BC in full swing.
Then there are two specialty races going on in non drag racing venues. Port Alberni is having their 15th one time a year drag race. This year the Alberni race club was dealt a tough blow though when the regional airport authority denied their one weekend a year due to outbuilding construction nd renovations. The city of Port Alberni came to the rescue and laid out a plan to race downtown. They block off the best suited street, put up barricades, built a burnout box and set up all the safety necessary for an 1/8 mile event. They limited the High Performance cars because to the shorter shut down area and also reduced the car count to 165 from 265 because of reduced space. By all counts the event is going well. He are a couple photos courtesy Dyan Lover, one of the most vocal and hardest working people involved in the event.
The other event is in Sechelt BC. They like Port Alberni put on one event a year at their regional airport. Sechelt's event has no airport issues this year and they are having a great event.
August 5, 2016
August 1, 2016
Photos are added to the final rounds from the Langley Loafers Old Time Drag at Mission Raceway.
July 31, 2016
What a great Sunday at MRP today.
Scott White continued his weekend dominance with an easy rip down the 1320. He defeated an out of shape Joel Matton with a new track record (his third time he broke it this weekend) 6.501/210. Matton was off the gas by 70 feet. The class does need a seriosu facelift as only four three real gasser competed. There are rumors of a few more for next year, but the class does not look too healthy. I know Alberta driver James Rutherford has been talking about a new ride for next year, and O'Connrors 57 is slated to conform for 2017. Hopefully car counts and politics become a thing of the past for the group.
In Outlaw, it was John DeJonge defeating Terry Langdon Davies. It was a gift as TLD had the third year driver on on the ropes on both ends of the track, but took way to much stripe giving the win away with a .04 breakout.
Ray Hadford won Pro Nostalgia. The ex Comp eliminator driver has been dominant this year with two wins in three races.
The rest of final rounds are posted here. Photos will be added Monday.
At Woodburn, Paja Agatonovic defeated local driver Nick Duda in the final round. A 4.35 to a 4.62. Nick has been to a couple finals at Woodburn over the last three races.
At Sonoma, John Force appears to have some of past mojo back with back to back wins. He defeated Ron Capps in the final 3.94 to a 3.96. The funny Cars at the California track were outstanding. JR Todd won Top Fuel over Ritchie Crampton with a 3.74 to a 3.80. Greg Anderson got the Pro Stock win over BO Butner. LE Tonglet won PSM over Andrew Hines.
This weekend is the longest standing events on the Mission Raceway schedule. The 24th Langley Loafers Old Time Drags. It is also the weekend Ron Farmer received a long awaited accolade. The Drag Strip was officially renamed Farmer Lane. His dedication and hard work made the facility what it is today. Son Rick (in the middle was here to help celebrate). Congratulation Ron.
Scott White shattered the track AA/Gas supercharged record with a career best 6.51/210. The rest of the class except Mike O'Connor struggled. More info later today.
The Nostalgia gas class was out in Force.
July 27, 2016
As noted below it is the Langley Loafers in action at Mission Raceway this weekend. It will be perfect weather (if not a bit warm) for the annual nostalgia style race and car show(s). Due to the fact that the Ashcroft event was cancelled this year, I expect a large car count to happen. As per usual, the Loafer will have the gassers competing as the feature class. I am hoping they have a full field of cars, one or two fillers is okay, but with the issues and conflict the group has had over the last year and a half, I am almost positive there wont be 8 actual Gassers. One racer I hope is invited and attends is Phil Davis and his blown Willys. It is a cool car, fits right in with regards to the look and power and is capable of a six second pass. The Nostalgia group from Oregon is also on the schedule.
July 27, 2016
We have all the info from the Kelowna Street car shootout. Congrat's to Steve Skokin on the win (Greg Henschell runner-upped) . Back to Back for Skokin. We will post the info in the next day or so.
July 26, 2016
Photos are added to the Mission Open Nostalgia Alky car stories.
The Mission Raceway Nitro story with a bunch of photos is posted.
The Alky Nostalgia Funny Car report for both the Rocky Mountain Funny Cars and the NWBB/FC funny cars is posted (photos to come).
Two Weekend gallerys are posted.
A Bill Jeffery gallery is here.
A Robert Hunter gallery is here.
July 25, 2016
We are working on the Funny Car stories tonight and will have them posted on Tuesday. I do want to give my condolences to Fred Voeller and his family. Fred's mom passed away suddenly on Saturday while in the garden. Fred, my thoughts and prayers are with you my friend.
The final round results for all the Sportsman classes from the Lucas Oil Canadian National Open from Mission Raceway are posted.
July 24, 2016
The other event winners include: Quentin Chambers in his 3 second Top (1/8th mile and .001 rts) Dragster, Mike Shannon in Super Comp, Chris Cannon in Super Gas, Dan Parsons in Super Street, Ryan Warter in Combo, Dan Temple in Motorcycle /Sled, Al Chinn in Super Pro, Rick McKamey in Pro, Kevin McNicol in Open Comp, Gary Gandee in Sportsman, Tiffany Howe in Jr Lightning and Cooper Chun in Jr Thunder. Full results will be posted on Monday.
July 24, 2016
16 Jrs. are competing at Mission Raceway for the Open event. In Jr Thunder, it was Sydney Jung defeating Willy Oliver . In Jr Lightning is was Taylor Toftemark over Josh Schmanke. Girl Power riegned. Results are posted here.
July 24, 2016
July 23, 2016
Hot off the press is the 2016 Funny Car poster. It is available this weekend at the Lucas Oil Canadian National Open. For those not at the race this weekend, you can purchase the poster and have it shipped to you. It will be shipped in a shipping tube. Cost for the poster is $12.00. Shipping in a tube via post is 10.00 total cost is 22.00. As a bonus we will send you the 2015 Funny Car poster free. We have 100 of these available to the first 100 buyers.
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Tim Boychuk went 5.72 right at the end of the day.
July 22, 2016,
July 19, 2016
We have finally put together a few Doorwarz gallerys. These ones are from Shelby Murdoch (my daughter). Way more artistic than me. But I will also have a couple posted tomorrow,
This coming weekend, the Biggest Funny Car show in Canada and the NW will highlight Mission Raceway's Lucas Oil Canadian National Open. 8-10 Nitro Funny Cars, 10 or 11 Rocky Mountain Funny Cars and 8 NW BB/FC cars will be attending. Testing is Friday all day. Saturday has qualifying for the FUnny Cars starting around 5:00pm (subject to change), with the final session around 8:00 or 9:00pm. Sunday has elimination's starting around noon. Our coverage will be sponsored by Joey's Place paint and Resotration.
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July 18, 2016
Rocky Mountain Gallerys are posted.
It was late final rounds at the Rocky Mountain Nationals for both Funny Car and Nitro Harley. J. Turner won the Harley final over T. Kile. Kile was off the gas early and Turner went 6.49. In Funny Car, is was Shawn Bowen turning the class upside down with the win over Jason Rupert. After struggling in qualifying and finishing #7 in the field he found his mojo and ran 5.60's adnd 5.70's. In the final it was a 5.706 to a losing 5.724. With the win Bowen moves from 4th to 2nd in the standings. The top four (Ruoert, Bowen, McIntire, Sanders) all have a shot at the title in four weeks at Martin. Tim Boychuk could move from 5th into 3rd or 4th with a win. Here is the Rocky Mountain Nationals web page.
July 17, 2016
8:30 pm update (Updated final round results July 18 8:00am)
At Edmonton, Jason Rupert and Shawn Bowen will battle it out in the Funny Car final round.
Not what the Fedorowich team was hoping for in their final run today. Right off the starting line something in the back of the 8,000 hp hemi let go. Go to the Speedzone Rocky's home page for a great sequence.
Round one of elimination's is complete at Edmonton. In Funny Car, Jason Rupert defeated Jason Bussey, Mike McIntire defeated Nathan Sitko, Shawn Bowen upset Tim Boychuk and Mark Sanders defeated Ryan Hodgson. All the winners ran in the 5.60's.
It has been raining at Castrol Raceway since 11:00am. Three pairs of the 6.95 index class (Rocky Mountain Funny Cars and IBAA) ran in their opening round. The track is being dried as the rain stopped.
July 16, 2016
Qualifying is complete at both Woodburn and Edmonton. A few locals had decent days in the shoot-outs at Woodburn. Dan Provost, qualified in Top Dragster and went to the semi finals. Mission's Justin Bond went to the final in Top Sportsman. Another Mission TS driver, Zak Clarke qualified #1 in the TS Shoot-out, but he went red in round one. Al Hampton, in his first race of the year, won the Super Comp Shootout. Woodburn qualifying is posted here.
At Edmonton, Gary Urlacher made the run of his career in the final session of Pro Mod. He did not get the '5' but he came as close as you can come, he went 6.003/236. Paul Glandon is #2 with a 6.04. There are 11 cars in the field. Doorwarz winner Mike GOndziola struggled with his car and was at the bottom of the field with a 6.665. Three time finalist and two time winner Garrett Richards is #3 with a 6.16.
In Funny Car, Jason Rupert held onto his top spot, with that amazing 5.55/269 shot Friday. Tim Boychuk stays #2 and Mike McIntire Jr is #3. Nathan Sitko made his best run at Castrol, a very respectable 5.86/249. Ryan Hodgson is #5 with a 5.81
In the Pro Nostalgia 6.95 class, Al Weich leads with a great 6.958, Cory Kincaid is #2 with a 6.970 and Cal Tebb is right there with a 6.972 as well
Log onto IHRA Rocky Mountain Nationals for all the results.
A busy weekend and competition between the NHRA and IHRA in the NW. Woodburn Dragstrip is hosting their annual LODRS this weekend. It has been held on this weekend for a number of decades. Edmonton is hosting their IHRA Rocky Mountain Nationals as well. This race has been held on a number of different weekends ranging from the third week of June to this the middle of July. Weather has been the biggest factor in the different dates for the Rocky's. This is the third or fourth time in the 12 year history on the Rocky's that the two West Coast dates have overlapped. I know for a fact that a handful of Top Sportsman and Top Dragster competitors as well as the Rod (Super classes) Stock and Super Stock classes are affected. We have media at Edmonton and spys at Woodburn this weekend.
July 12, 2016
This from Zach Liston.
Sad to hear of the passing of Les Petrin. Long time Hot Rod racer at Mission Raceway. He passed last Friday. No confirmed word on the service yet.
July 10, 2016
Our Spokane connection Jamie Clerf got some good karma sent his way after round by round results for the Funny Car last night. Today he went to the finals in Pro Bracket at the Big Bucks race. He took home over 2k for the runner-up.
At Chicago, Ron Capps won Funny Car over Jack Beckman and Antron Brown took the Top Fuel title over JR Todd. Greg Anderson won Pro Stock over Bo Butner and Andrew Hines won PSM over Anglelle Sampey. In TAFC, Shane Westerfield got the double up, after winning TAFC in the Jeg's race yesterday he won TAFC today at the main race. His payday was in the 20k range. Likely the biggest in the Top Alky classes all year long. Joey Severance got the win in TAD today. Chris Demke won yesterday in the Allster race.
July 9, 2016
Tim Boychuk wins Funny Car at Spokane with a 5.62 in the final round over an out of shape Mark Sanders. Garrett Richards wins Pro Mod with a 6.20 or Dale Pedersen's 6.30. They qualified #1 and #2. Five Pro Mod cars ran at Spokane. In their Blown alky class, Dane Lachelt wins the deal.
9:15 pm update
In Pro qualifying, Top Fuel is still lead by Britanny Force, as she earned her second of the season with her Friday 3.692. In Funny Car, the field was set as the quickest ever, lead by Matt Hagan and a 3.882/331. In total 13 cars were in the 3's. Jack Beckman was #2 with a 3.885 at a record breaking speed of 333.25mph. Pro Stock #1 is Shane Gray. His Friday run of 6.578 topped the field. PSM is lead by Matt Smith's 6.842
8:45 pm update
The Spokane semi finals were just complete and what a pair of semis they were. Tim Boychuk rips off a 5.65 to defeat a very game 5.73 by Cory Lee. Then in one of the quickest side by sides ever, Mark Sanders gets a holeshot win over Kris Krabill 5.69 to a much quicker 5.62. What a shocker!!! Krabill is usually one of the quickest on the tree and Mr. Explosive is not know for his reaction time prowess. Good one you Mark and Jake, and congrat's to Tim Boychuk on his best run with Twig tuning the car.
6:40 pm update
At Spokane they are into round one elims and a live report is here: After final qualifying, Kris Krabill laid down a 5.60/255 to nail down #1. Cory Lee went 5.73 (#2), Tim Boychuk #3 with a 5.73, Mark Sanders #4 witha 5.75, Ryan Hodgson #5 with a 5.75 and Tim Nemeth #6 with a 5.78. Robert Townsend #7 The bump spot was a 5.94, held by Wally Glavia.
Chris Davis got in as an alternate and he took on Kris Krabill. Krabill ran a 5.64 to Daivs' 6.11. Cory Lee defeated Robert Townsend the #7 qualifier with a 5.78/251. Mark Sanders defeated Edmonton's Ryan Hodgson 5.82 to a 5.82. Hodgson went red. In the final pairing it was Tim Boychuk taking on the other Tim, Tim Nemeth from Chilliwack. Tim (Nemeth doulbe stepped and went red and Boychuk shook hard but got the win. Second round pairings will be Krabill vs Sanders and Boychuk vs Lee. Thanks to Jamie Clerf for the report.
2:30 pm update
July 6, 2016
Mission Raceway is pleased to announce that Drag Radial 275 will be added for the "Smoke Fire and Thunder" event August 26-28. Rules will be the same as the Doorwarz event. Basic SCSN weight rules with the Doorwarz chassis rules. There will be at least one qualifier Friday night. We will post more info soon. If you are interested in sponsoring the class please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604 302 3907.
The final rounds for all the bracket classes including Super Shifters is on the local headlines page here.
July 5, 2016
July 4, 2016
Results from the weekend at MRP (Doorwarz results) are a work in progress. They will be done over the next three days. Go to Doorwarz.com for all the class elimination's sheets. The final rounds for all the bracket classes including Super Shifters is on the local headlines page here.
Sunday final rounds are posted at Doorwarz.com.
July 3, 2016
All the numbers, qualifying sheets and the Pro Mod recap from Saturday is on the Doorwarz web site.
All the run sheets from Friday are posted on the Doorwarz web page.
July 1, 2016
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