Categories for Road Course Results

Bill Doner 1938 – 2019

August 17, 2019

Bill Doner was our friend.  We would see him every summer, talk to him every other week (sometimes multiple times a day) and replay a life so full, it would be hard to cram anything more into it.  Bill was also our mentor; we learned from him every chance we got. Bill awakened the Pacific Northwest to big time motorsports with drag match races, fox hunts and of course 64 Funny Cars.  Was there another promoter who ever lined up 64 Funny cars on a drag strip and fired them up at the same time?  Before he made his mark with drag racing, Bill promoted road racing to race-starved Northwest fans with USAC-sanctioned events, Trans-Am racing, the Dan Gurney 200 and more.  Seattle International Raceway featuring Bill’s ubiquitous radio ads, thrilling events and even more thrilling side shows were part of the summer’s soundtrack in the 1960s and 70s. Over the past several years, Bill held court in the Finish Line Club at the NHRA Northwest Nationals interviewing and roasting drivers, both his old friends and new friends, like John Force, Ron Caps, Jack Beckman, Antron Brown, Steve Torrence, and Jerry “The King” Ruth just to name a few.  He... View Article

Bracket Finals at The Place to Race – All Info HERE!

August 15, 2019

The 2019 NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Division 6 Bracket Finals will be contested at Pacific Raceways over Labor Day weekend. The event draws the best ET racers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Western Canada. For a schedule of events including gate times rules and fees, check out the link here. Daily run schedules are posted here.

NW Nats are HERE!

July 31, 2019

The 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Race Series is heading north to Pacific Raceways this weekend for the 32nd Annual Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Northwest Nationals and we want you to be a part of it! Three days of racing is in the forecast with beautiful blue skies and sunshine.  Get your tickets NOW before prices go up at the gate.  You can purchase tickets online 24/7 at nhra.com/tickets or by calling Pacific Raceways during regular business hours. Get out the broom….maybe Pro Stock ace Greg Anderson in the Summit Racing Camaro is going for the western swing sweep.  Anderson picked up wins in Denver and Sonoma during the past two weekends.  Can he do it at The Place to Race? Antron Brown and Ron Capps are the defending event champions in Top Fuel Dragster and Funny Car, respectively.  Can they win again this year?  To do it, Brown will have to get past Steve Torrence, who is absolutely killing it this season and has 572 point lead over second place Brown and Clay Millican.  In Fuel Funny Car, Robert Hight in the AAA Auto Club Camaro leads Tommy Johnson Jr., John Force, Jack Beckman and Capps in the... View Article