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Local racers clean up at Mission Raceway

Canadian racing was on full display as local racers; Shawn Cowie, Dan Provost, and Ed Hutchinson celebrated with their teams in the winner’s circle following their final round wins at the Northwest Division, LORDCO NHRA BC Nationals Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Mission Raceway.
31 May 2017
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MISSION, B.C.- Canadian racing was on full display as local racers; Shawn Cowie, Dan Provost, and Ed Hutchinson celebrated with their teams in the winner’s circle following their final round wins at the Northwest Division, LORDCO NHRA BC Nationals Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Mission Raceway.

Cowie, Surrey, B.C., took a minor starting line advantage over Kim Parker, Graham, Wash., in the Top Alcohol Dragster final round, and never let up for the win. Cowie, registered a victory pass of 5.196 seconds, 279.06 mph to Parker’s runner-up 5.229 seconds, 277.00 mph.

Fans in attendance were treated to an all Canadian battle in the Rig Rentals Top Dragster final round. Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., and David Boucher, Edmonton, Alb., lined up at the starting line. Provost, earned his third Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Wally trophy, taking the starting line advantage and cruising to victory. Provost finishes first at 6.679 seconds 200.40 mph. Boucher comes in second at 7.108 seconds, 188.32 mph.

Ed Hutchinson, Victoria, B.C., triggered a great reaction time; .004, in the Super Gas Final round beating out Steve Laskowske, Tigard, Ore., 9.894 seconds, 162.42 mph. Hutchinson registered a victory pass of 9.926 seconds, 162.30 mph.  

Top Alcohol Funny Car standouts Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., and Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., faced off in the final round. Marshall pulled away first, mounting a big lead, finishing first at 5.670 seconds, 259.29 mph. Hough took his foot off the throttle and coasted to 6.877 seconds, 120.14 mph.

Pat McNally, St. Albert, Alb., had an easy route to victory in the JBS Top Sportsman final round, as Mike Ferderer, Buckley, Wash., went red at the starting line. McNally finished at 6.683 seconds, 205.94 mph. In the Sportsman Motorcycle final round, Don DePeel, Gladstone, Ore., gave up a big starting line lead, giving the victory to Riley Toth, Medicine Hat, Alb., who finished at 8.804 seconds, 145.79 mph.    

The other drivers visiting the Lucas Oil winner’s circle were Jeff Lane in Comp Eliminator; Dustin Ward in Super Street; Joe Sorensen in Stock; Mark Faul in Super Stock; and Andy Morris doubling up in Super Comp and Super Comp Shootout. 

Specialty events were in competition as the following visited the winner’s circle; Brent McKinney in Super Gas Shootout; Gary Ermish in Superstreet Shootout; Mike Lucas in Top Comp Shootout; and Garrett Richards in Western Drag Racing League Pro Mods.

The following were crowned in the Summit winner’s circle: Mark Thompson in Super Pro ET and Chris Stone in Pro ET.

The NHRA Northwest Division, Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series is scheduled to visit Pacific Raceways, Kent, Wash., next on June 23.

The following are Monday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Mission Raceway:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 5.196, 279.06  def. Kim Parker, Graham, Wash., 5.229, 277.00. 

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., '17 Camaro, 5.670, 259.29  def.
Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., '16 Camaro, 6.877, 120.14. 

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '10 Cobalt, C/SMA, 8.050, 155.09  def.
Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '92 Camaro, H/A, 8.677, 150.40. 

SUPER STOCK
Mark Faul, Tacoma, Wash., '98 Grand Am, GT/HA, 9.900, 134.87  def.
Chris Barton, Deer Park, Wash., '81 Cutlass, GT/HA, 9.816, 134.36. 

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Joe Sorensen, Woodburn, Ore., '69 Camaro, L/SA, 11.943, 107.68  def.
Jody Lang, Puyallup, Wash., '81 Malibu, N/SA, 12.069, 106.20. 

SUPER COMP
Andy Morris, Olympia, Wash., '01 Mullis, 8.903, 160.88  def.
Justin Juel, Spokane, Wash., '09 American, 8.887, 165.77. 

SUPER GAS
Ed Hutchinson, Victoria, B.C., '57 Corvette, 9.926, 162.30  def.
Steve Laskowske, Tigard, Ore., '63 Corvette, 9.894, 162.42. 

SUPER STREET
Dustin Ward, Renton, Wash., '67 Dart, 10.922, 115.94  def. Chris Cannon II, Bothell, Wash., '69 Nova, 10.874, 151.89. 

TOP SPORTSMAN
Pat McNally, St. Albert, Alb., '06 GTO, 6.683, 205.94  def.
Mike Ferderer, Buckley, Wash., '06 Grand AM, foul. 

TOP DRAGSTER
Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., '13 M&M, 6.679, 200.40  def.
David Boucher, Edmonton, Alb., '96 Hadman, 7.108, 188.32. 

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
Riley Toth, Medicine Hat, Alb., '02 Kawasaki, 8.804, 145.79  def.
Don DePeel, Gladstone, Ore., '74 Kawasaki, 8.406, 153.32. 

SUPER PRO ET
Mark Thompson, Coldstream, B.C., '54 Studebaker, 7.738, 171.59  def.
Yeshua Wilcox, Bonney Lake, Wash., '10 Corvette, 8.920, 160.25. 

PRO ET
Chris Stone, Misison, B.C., '68 Dart, 10.171, 123.77  def.
Larry McLanahan, Kennewick, Wash., '16 Mustang, 8.744, 147.61. 

WESTERN DRAG RACING LEAGUE PRO MODS
Garrett Richards, Tacoma, Wash., '12 Mustang, 5.939, 246.77  def.
Dale Pedersen, Dawson Creek, B.C., '99 Monte Carlo, foul. 

SUPER COMP SHOOTOUT
Andy Morris, Olympia, Wash., '01 Mullis, 8.922, 160.97  def.
Mike Shannon, Kelowna, B.C., '15 American, 8.888, 169.97. 

SUPER GAS SHOOTOUT
Brent McKinney, Wilsonville, Ore., '03 Corvette, 9.902, 153.71  def.
Garett Colletti, Snohomish, Wash., '02 Firebird, foul. 

SUPER STREET SHOOTOUT
Gary Ermish, Auburn, Wash., '68 Camaro, 10.937, 134.04  def.
Dustin Martin, Burien, Wash., '67 Chevelle, 10.725, 116.59. 

TOP COMP SHOOTOUT
Mike Lucas, Fort St John, B.C., '00 Camaro, 7.357, 179.67  def.
Nick Axtman Jr., Silverdale, Wash., '07 Mullis, 7.269, 181.96. 

SATURDAY

The following are Saturday's final qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Mission Raceway:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
1) Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 5.180 seconds, 279.06 mph
2) Kim Parker, Graham, Wash., 5.190, 274.80
3) Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.198, 272.31
4) John Leach, Calgary, Alb., 6.167, 220.37

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
1) Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., '16 Camaro, 5.536 seconds, 268.09 mph
2) Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., '17 Camaro, 5.686, 254.74
3) Randy Parker, Puyallup, Wash., '05 Impala, 5.799, 249.03
4) Jirka Kaplan, Calgary, Alb., '16 Camaro, 6.641, 246.44
5) Annie Whiteley, Grand Junction, Colo., '15 Camaro, 8.227, 117.53

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Ralph Van Paepeghem, Garden Valley, Idaho, '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.158 seconds, -0.752 (under index)
2) Brian Hyerstay, Eugene, Ore., '09 Frameworks, G/D, 8.885, -0.705
3) Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '10 Cobalt, C/SMA, 8.061, -0.649
4) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '92 Camaro, H/A, 8.687, -0.633
5) Sean Cour, Brush Praire, Wash., '14 Cobalt, C/SMA, 8.102, -0.608
6) Lucky Snyder, Longmont, Colo., '62 Sunbeam, F/A, 8.139, -0.501
7) Dino Kost, Auburn, Wash., '98 Swindall, B/DA, 7.572, 0.122
8) Craig Donaldson, Victoria, B.C., '04 Pontiac, B/AA, 7.890, 0.270
9) Howie Stevens, N. Vancouver, B.C., '12 Mustang, C/A, 28.000, 20.040

SUPER STOCK
1) Cody Lane, North Bend, Wash., '05 Cavalier, SS/CM, 8.393 seconds, -1.107 (under index)
2) Rick Pike, Langley, B.C., '56 Chevrolet, SS/NA, 11.143, -1.007
3) James Caughlin, Woodburn, Ore., '96 Escort, SS/ES, 11.228, -0.922
4) Mike Nottingham, New Westminister, B.C., '67 Fairlane, SS/EA, 9.442, -0.908
5) Dave Barcelon, Bremerton, Wash., '08 Colbalt, GT/GA, 9.527, -0.873
6) Tom Gaynor, Battle Ground, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/JA, 9.935, -0.865
7) Norman Lapointe, Sherwood Park, Alb., '08 Cobalt, GT/GA, 9.548, -0.852
8) Alan Falcone, Olympia, Wash., '05 Cavalier, GT/EA, 9.267, -0.833
9) Rick McKinney, Richmond, B.C., '84 Cutlass, SS/LA, 10.674, -0.776
10) Chris Barton, Deer Park, Wash., '81 Cutlass, GT/HA, 9.787, -0.713

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Joe Sorensen, Woodburn, Ore., '69 Camaro, L/SA, 11.599 seconds, -1.101 (under index)
2) Pete Kost, Sunmer, Wash., '77 Cutlass, J/SA, 11.377, -1.073
3) Gary Coe, Portland, Ore., '14 Mustang, FS/A, 8.650, -1.050
4) Bill Bushmaker, Auburn, Wash., '76 Road Runner, I/SA, 11.302, -0.998
5) Larry McLanahan, Kennewick, Wash., '16 Mustang, FS/A, 8.705, -0.995
6) James Boyce, Sultan, Wash., '88 Mustang, K/SA, 11.696, -0.954
7) Clarence Bidniak, Edmonton, Alb., '70 Road Runner, B/SA, 10.303, -0.947
8) Jim Mantle, Black Creek, B.C., '79 Pacer, V/SA, 14.555, -0.945
9) Greg Marshall, Surrey, B.C., '88 Cutlass, K/SA, 11.717, -0.933
10) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '75 Firebird, J/SA, 11.543, -0.907

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Pat McNally, St. Albert, Alb., '06 GTO, 6.684 seconds, 206.32 mph
2) Greg Anderson, Snohomish, Wash., '68 Camaro, 6.688, 205.94
3) Mike Williams, Tilley, Alb., '09 Sunset, 6.820, 202.74
4) Justin Bond, Mission, B.C., '68 Camaro, 6.826, 200.71
5) Kirk Lanz, Mission, B.C., '69 Camaro, 6.983, 197.80
6) Don Sefton, Port Orchard, Wash., '12 GXP, 6.990, 198.93
7) Shawn Herbst, Selah, Wash., '68 Firebird, 7.102, 194.46
8) Mike Ferderer, Buckley, Wash., '06 Grand AM, 7.108, 190.39
9) James Bast, Grande Prairie, Alb., '68 Camaro, 7.178, 189.75
10) Lee Goranson, Gresham, Ore., '97 Cutlass, 7.229, 189.15

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Quentin Chambers, Bellingham, Wash., '07 Parker, 6.016 seconds, 229.65 mph
2) Geordie Castle, Sherwood Park, Alb., '16 Maddox, 6.101, 225.67
3) Ryan Carlson, Maple Valley, Wash., '10 RCF, 6.163, 222.11
4) Francesca Giroux, Slave Lake, Alb., '13 Spitzer, 6.361, 217.18
5) Anita Strasburg, Grand Junction, Colo., '09 Spitzer, 6.476, 209.49
6) Trevor Ritchie, Sherwood Park, Alb., '16 TNT, 6.591, 210.08
7) Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., '13 M&M, 6.644, 203.06
8) Kevin Chambers, Bellingham, Wash., '15 Spitzer, 6.732, 201.16
9) Clinton Geise, Renton, Wash., '14 Spitzer, 6.733, 196.20
10) Jeff Havens, Yakima, Wash., '08 Sarmento, 6.781, 192.67

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
1) Daryl Storzuk, Surrey, B.C., '84 Suzuki, SMC, 0.002 seconds reaction time
2) Cody Cumpton, Vancouver, Wash., '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.007
3) Billy Aiken, Kamloops, B.C., '81 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.016
4) Don DePeel, Gladstone, Ore., '74 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.017
5) Riley Toth, Medicine Hat, Alb., '02 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.018
6) Al Omond, Abbotsford, B.C., '97 Kawasaki ZX7, SMC, 0.029
7) Kelly Vos, Coquitlam, B.C., '06 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.057
8) Jim Sibley, Edmonds, Wash., '80 Suzuki, SMC, -0.376

WESTERN DRAG RACING LEAGUE PRO MODS
1) Garrett Richards, Tacoma, Wash., '12 Mustang, 5.888 seconds, 247.38 mph
2) Kerry Stone, Winfield, B.C., '68 Camaro, 6.115, 233.40
3) Dale Pedersen, Dawson Creek, B.C., '99 Monte Carlo, 6.156, 230.88
4) Rick Distefano, Calgary, Alb., '70 Camaro, 6.228, 216.08
5) Dan Vogt, Regina, Sask., '63 Corvette, 6.301, 228.48
6) Jay Syvertsen, Mission, B.C., '57 Belair, 6.803, 193.25
7) Paul Glawdon, Stony Plain, Alb., '69 Camaro, 8.829, 104.85
8) Yvonne Lucas, Maple Valley, Wash., '68 Camaro, 11.173, 76.40

 

PREVIEW

MISSION, B.C. - The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northwest Division races into Mission Raceway for the second of six events in the division. This Friday through Sunday, June 2-4, drivers will be racing to 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 270 mph Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Cars highlight the event, along with the WDRL Pro Mods and the Lucas Oil sportsman classes. The division’s JBS Top Sportsman Series and Rig Rentals Top Dragster Series will make their appearances at the event as well. Tickets are $15 on Friday, and $20 on Saturday and Sunday, with children 12 and under admitted free daily with a paid adult. The schedule is as follows: 

FRIDAY, June 2, Spectator tickets $15
Gates Open: 8 am 
Qualifying and Time Trials: 9 am 
Comp Qualifying: 11:30 am and 3:30 pm 
Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car Qualifying: 4 p.m.

SATURDAY, June 3, Spectator tickets $20
Gates Open: 8 am 
Qualifying and Time Trials: 9 am 
Comp Qualifying: 11 am and 2 pm 
Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car Qualifying: 1 & 4 pm 

SUNDAY, June 4, Spectator tickets $20
Sportsman eliminations: 9 am 
TAD/TAFC Round 1: Noon 
Eliminations continues throughout the day 

Mission Raceway Park, Mission, B.C. Track is located 10 miles north of Sumas, Wash., on Highway 11.  See more at: www.missionraceway.com or call (604) 826-6315.