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Lucas Oil Regional Winners

August 17, 2014

(KENT, Wash) — Congratulations to today’s winners at the NHRA Lucas Oil Regional Drag Race Series presented by The Sports Page. NHRA LUCAS OIL REGIONAL Pacific Raceways Kent, WA Final Round   Top Alcohol Dragster – Chris Demke (Sunland, CA) 5.348 at 271.02 mph defeated Johnny Ahten (Santa Clarita, CA) 11.602 at 65.58 mph Top Alcohol Funny Car – Doug Gordon (Paso Robles, CA) 5.602 at 256.11 mph defeated Sean Bellemeur (Anaheim, CA) 5.628 at 255.24 mph Competition Eliminator – Jeff Lane (North Bend, WA) 9.810 at 98.48 mph defeated Adam Bowdish (Vancouver, WA) foul Super Stock – Rick McKinney (Richmond, BC) 10.647 at 123.13 mph defeated Troy Olsonawski (Federal Way, WA) foul Stock Eliminator – Dave Jung (Surrey, BC) 12.264 at 105.14 mph defeated Karen Comstock (Bradbury, CA) 9.103 at 141.15 mph Super Street – Jerry Denton (Tempe, AZ) 10.947 at 135.02 mph defeated Casey Plaizier (Edmonton, AB) 10.888 at 128.84 mph Super Gas – Rick Cates (Canyon, TX) 9.921 at 160.94 mph defeated Steve Laskowske (Tigard, OR) 9.918 at 152.93 mph Super Comp – Mike Shannon (Kelowna, BC) 8.907 at 166.74 mph defeated Trevor Harkema (Hayden, ID) 8.889 at 170.21 mph Sportsman Motorcycle – Jon Jenkins (Richmond, BC)... View Article

Full Day of Racing at Lucas Drags Today

August 16, 2014

(KENT, Wash) – Three rounds of qualifying for Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car will highlight today’s (Saturday, Aug. 16) running of the NHRA Lucas Oil Regional Drag Race Series presented by The Sports Page at Pacific Raceways. Alcohol drivers will be qualifying for 8 spots in TAD and TAFC for Sunday’s eliminations.  Also on tap today are qualifying and time runs for Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Street, Super Gas, Super Comp, Top Dragster, Top Sportsman, Super Pro and Pro. All told, there are more than 300 race cars at Pacific Raceways for a race that has regional and divisional implications in several categories. Spectator tickets are only $20 and available at the gate.  Each ticket is also a pit pass to one of the most exciting pits in all of motorsports where spectators have the ability to mingle with drivers and crew. Pacific Raceways is located conveniently off SR 18 (Highway 18) at the 304th Street exit.  There is plenty of free parking at the track.

NHRA Lucas Oil Regional Race Presented by The Sports Page

August 15, 2014

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER ROUND 1 RT ET MPH 611 Garrett Bateman Albany OR ’10 Hadman 0.088 5.313 274.05 748 Cameron Ferre Huntington Beach CA ’12 Attac 0.069 5.526 228.04 79 Johnny Ahten Santa Clarita CA ’96 URC 0.071 5.202 269.73 6931 Jeff Ashwell Salem OR ’01 Santos 0.117 6.022 179.59 681 Shawn Cowie Delta BC ’10 Hadman 0.096 5.396 268.12 77 Megan Mc Kernan Sierra Madre CA ’09 McKinney 0.059 5.517 265.69 2 Chris Demke Sunland CA ’04 URC 0.112 5.278 272.78 628 Kim Parker Graham WA ’02 Parker 0.095 ROUND 2 2 Chris Demke Sunland CA ’04 URC 0.085 5.357 269.62 681 Shawn Cowie Delta BC ’10 Hadman 0.099 5.436 266.95 79 Johnny Ahten Santa Clarita CA ’96 URC 0.081 5.273 267.85 611 Garrett Bateman Albany OR ’10 Hadman 0.059 6.268 156.73 FINALS 2 Chris Demke Sunland CA ’04 URC 0.064 5.348 271.02 79 Johnny Ahten Santa Clarita CA ’96 URC 0.052 11.602 65.58   TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR ROUND 1 RT ET MPH 68 Clint Thompson Klamath Falls OR ’06 Chev 0.106 5.53 262.44 654 Randy Parker Puyallup WA ’04 Mustang -0.055 6.578 162.24 729 Nicholas Januik Las Vegas NV ’07 Monyr Carlo 0.091 5.561 258.57 6057 Dave... View Article

Fast Cars Pound at Drags This Weekend

August 14, 2014

(KENT, Wash) – Some of the fastest and most competitive drag racers on the West Coast will be competing this weekend at Pacific Raceways during the NHRA Lucas Oil Regional Race presented locally by The Sports Page, Air Force Reserve, Mandon Foley Insurance Agency and Les Schwab Tire Centers. Qualifying and time runs begin Friday and continue through Saturday with first round eliminations in all categories except Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car scheduled for Saturday afternoon.  Sunday will continue eliminations including the alcohol cars.  At stake for racers are hard earned Lucas Oil points.  Sportsman racers throughout the country compete for points and championships within their division.  This weekend, racers from throughout the western United States and Canada will be competing. Racing begins all three days shortly after 9 a.m.  Spectator admission is only $20 for adults.

Lucas Oil Pre-Event Info

August 12, 2014

Here’s the Pre-Race info for the Lucas Oil Regional this weekend.  Staging for racers prior to parking will be in Lot “C” (big field on the left as you enter).  Pit parking begins at 12 noon on Wednesday. Competition Eliminator will be pitted near Restroom #1 in the Pro Pits and TAD and TAFC will be pitted near the fuel pumps and Racing School on the other side of the Pro Pits.  All other spots are open.  Racers will not be allowed to save spots; this has led to all sorts of issues in the past!  Pit parking is allowed on the road course and in front of the office. Race motor curfew is 9a – 5p Wednesday and Thursday; 9a – 11p Friday and Saturday; and 9a – 5p on Sunday.  Open flame camp fires or stoves are not permitted by the Fire Marshal.  Alcohol may NOT be brought on to property.  Thursday evening after the Test & Tune, there will be a no-host racer party at The Sports Page on Auburn Way North in Auburn, one of the race sponsors.

Super Saturday – August 9

August 9, 2014

Hauter Racing Puget Sound Petroleum Super Saturday SINGLE 660 Dallas Glenn Bonney Lake WA 70 Dodge Dart  0.031 10.9 10.915 134.3 62 Jess Dale Bonney Lake  WA 70 Dart 0.052 10.9 10.88 145.45 6761 Becky Lindsey Puyallup WA ’66 Chevy 0.044 10.9 10.913 137.19 672J John Ermish Renton  WA 67 Chevy Chevelle 0.021 10.9 10.879 137.53 ROUND 2 6124 Nathan Huber Sumner WA 70 Nova 0.018 10.9 10.92 136.76 660 Dallas Glenn Bonney Lake WA 70 Dodge Dart 0.006 10.9 10.939 129.79 6481 Steve Beggerly Seattle WA 68 Pontiac 0.027 10.9 10.922 144.95 6202 Jason Beggerly Spanaway WA 67 Camaro 0.07 10.9 10.856 136.33 6870 Justin Sibley Puyallup  WA Camaro 0.011 10.9 10.948 116.6 6712 Howard Esping Kent WA 59 Corvette 0.077 10.9 11.028 128.77 6761 Becky Lindsey Puyallup WA ’66 Chevy 0.023 10.9 10.942 135.71 6908 Nick Axtman Jr. 69 Camaro 0.026 10.9 10.851 128.77 ROUND 3 6870 Justin Sibley Puyallup  WA Camaro 0.023 10.9 10.89 130.68 6124 Nathan Huber Sumner WA 70 Nova -0.005 10.9 10.902 137.11 6761 Becky Lindsey Puyallup WA ’66 Chevy 0.068 10.9 10.925 138.57 6481 Steve Beggerly Seattle WA 68 Pontiac 0.03 10.9 10.891 141.34   SUPER GAS FINALS RT Index ET MPH 673... View Article

EF-65 Jr. Drag Race Series

August 9, 2014

JR STORM ROUND 1 RT Dial ET MPH 6102 Ethan Tucker Port Orchard WA 0.469 11.99 12.502 44.85 6612 Ryan Warnke Renton WA 0.133 11.99 13.662 44.16 6523 Anastazja Gossette Quilcene WA 0.169 11.9 11.933 53.11 6046 Alexis Krier Lake Tapps WA 0.347 12.3 12.251 51.37 FINALS 6523 Anastazja Gossette Quilcene WA 0.24 11.9 11.891 53.2 6102 Ethan Tucker Port Orchard WA 0.305 11.99 11.888 60.25   JR. THUNDER ROUND 1 RT Dial ET MPH 6143 Selena Lenihan  95 Boss  0.124 8.98 8.993 70.82 654 Porter Johnson Graham  WA 02 Spitzer 9.18 6421 Korban Lewis Sumner  WA 0.069 9.05 9.262 63.81 6220 Samantha Hawes Sedro Wolley  WA 0.065 10.9 11.584 56.27 6818 Luke Cavar Puyallup  WA 0.042 8.98 8.998 75.37 6694 Cameron Calhoun Covington  WA 0.003 8.99 9.085 71.78 6009 0.065 8.9 8.905 72 6064 John Hawes Sedro Wolley  WA 0.046 9.15 9.245 69.77 6281 Chloe Hofmann Puyallup  WA 0.096 11.42 11.431 55.81 6808 Elizabeth Lindsey Puyallup  WA 0.065 9 9.086 72.86 ROUND 2 6008 Jacob Vickers Bremerton  WA 10 Moto 0.019 8.9 8.916 72.64 6421 Korban Lewis Sumner  WA 0.12 9.15 9.008 70.51 6143 Selena Lenihan  95 Boss  0.195 8.97 8.978 70.88 6281 Chloe Hofmann Puyallup  WA 0.074 11.42... View Article

Muscle vs. Tuner

August 7, 2014

(KENT, Wash) – The last import event of the summer at Pacific Raceways will pit the fast & furious imports against American muscle this Sunday (August 10).  Come on down and party with your friends and watch exciting drag racing on Pacific Raceways ultra-quick 1320’. Admission is only $10 with no parking charge.  Both the upper and lower pits will be open for parking.  Racer entry fee is only $40 and it will be a bracket-style race with imports versus American-made.  Motorcycles will have a class as well.  Gates open at 8 a.m.

Redline MX Series Resumes Friday

August 7, 2014

(KENT, Wash) – Exciting motocross racing returns to Pacific Raceways this Friday (August 8) as the Redline Friday Night MX Series revs up into high gear after a two week lay-off.  As the season winds down, series points are at stake with racing under the lights. Gates open at 3 p.m. with on track practice at 5 and racing at 6.  It’s the best entertainment value in town with adult tickets at only $10.  Rider entry is $30 per class.

NW Nationals NOW

July 31, 2014

Let’s get the party started!  The 27th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals Presented by Super Start Batteries lifts off on Friday and runs through Sunday at Pacific Raceways in Kent.  The weather man has forecasted blue skies and warm temperatures – nice but not too hot.  There are still good tickets available and a special Friday only ticket upgrade….more on that shortly! Today is move-in day for professional race teams and sportsman racers.  Full fields of Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock are waiting to get into the legendary facility as are hundreds of sportsman racers ready to do battle in Competition Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Street, Super Gas and Super Comp. Tip of the Day! Arrive early…there is no need to get stuck in traffic!  Spectator parking opens at 6 a.m. each day – Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  The Pacific Raceways Box Office opens at 7 a.m.  General parking is FREE.   Hotel Deal Two of our awesome hotel partners are the Comfort Inn in Auburn and the Hampton Inn and Suites in Kent.  Both hotels are nearby and offer Pacific Raceways’ special offers.  If you are looking for a place to stay and... View Article