Woodburn Dragstrip hosts two events
Woodburn Dragstrip will host its first of two NHRA Northwest division Lucas Oil Drag Racing events on July 13-15. The Les Schwab Tires Challenge is one of 44 scheduled across the country where drivers in the Lucas Oil 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. 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 RAD Top Dragster Series and the JBS Top Sportsman Series will also run in conjunction with the event along with the Sportsman Motorcycle Series.
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, 2:30 and 5 p.m. Eliminations start Sunday at 9 a.m. with round one of Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car at noon.
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, 1½ miles off I-5 at Woodburn exit 271. For more information call the track, (503) 982-4461, or visit http://www.WoodburnDragstrip.com.