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Northwest Division makes first visit of the season to Woodburn Dragstrip

In the final results from Woodburn Dragstrip and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the Les Schwab Tires Challenge, Shawn Cowie and Jay Payne took home the wins in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car, respectively.
10 Jul 2018
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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In the final results from Woodburn Dragstrip and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the Les Schwab Tires Challenge, Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., and Jay Payne, Claremont, Calif., took home the wins in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car, respectively.
 
Cowie, worked his way through the field and ran 5.296 seconds at 273.63 mph in his final round victory over Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., who clocked in at 10.147 seconds, 85.51 mph.
 
Payne, faced off against Jirka Kaplan, Calgary, Alb., and posted a winning run of 5.748 seconds, 260.86 mph in his ’18 Camaro. Kaplan drove to a 5.826 second, 245.09 mph lap for his runner up finish.
 
In Super Street and Super Comp, a pair of brothers were close in making the win a family affair. Josh Dalrymple, Sunnyside, Wash., took home the Super Street win in his ’61 Camaro with a pass of 10.863 seconds, 155.03 mph. Brother Michael met up with Marion Hurst, Tacoma, Wash., who put an end to the Dalrymple sweep taking out Michael with a run of 8.909 seconds, 175.33 mph to take home the win in Super Comp. Michael, Sunnyside, Wash., tripped the clocks at 8.945 seconds, at 178.78 mph for his runner up finish.
 
In the division’s JBS Top Sportsman class, local racer Danny Wargnier, Keizer, Ore., drove his ’08 GTO across the finish line with a winning pass of 7.480 seconds, 185.10 mph to defeat Rod Andreas. Ryan Carlson, Maple Valley, Wash., had a great reaction time of 0.006 seconds to take the early lead and held off Paul Nero for the win in RAD Top Dragster by about 2 feet. In Sportsman Motorcycle local racer Ted Brown, Beaverton, Ore., was victorious over Stacy Hesch, Shelton, Wash., who was late at the light and broke out trying to catch up to Brown. 
 
Other racers visiting the winner’s circle this weekend were Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., in Comp Eliminator; Jimmy De Frank, Chatsworth, Calif., in Super Stock; Mick Alley, Eagle, Idaho, in Stock; Brian Preszler, Kennewick, Wash., in Super Gas and Dave Jackson, Poulsbo, Wash., in Top Comp. 
 
Northwest Division racers head to Pacific Raceways for the next NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event, August 17-19

The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Woodburn Dragstrip:

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., '10 , 5.296, 273.63  def. Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., '13 , 10.147, 85.51. 

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
Jay Payne, Claremont, Calif., '18 Camaro, 5.748, 260.86  def. Jirka Kaplan, Calgary, Alb., '16 Camaro, 5.826, 245.09. 

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '92 Camaro, F/SM, 8.847, 150.05  def. Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '10 Cobalt, B/SMA, 8.578, 138.52. 

SUPER STOCK
Jimmy DeFrank, Chatsworth, Calif., '10 Cobalt, SS/BM, 8.969, 147.29  def. Steve Hanby, Salem, Ore., '94 Camaro, SS/KA, 10.712, 120.08. 

STOCK ELIMINATOR
Mick Alley, Eagle, Idaho, '69 Camaro, A/SA, 10.354, 120.85  def. Greg Kielman, Vancouver, Wash., '69 Camaro, F/SA, 11.685, 110.98. 

SUPER COMP
Marion Hurst, Tacoma, Wash., '08 Mullis, 8.909, 175.33  def. Michael Dalrymple, Sunnyside, Wash., '09 Mullis, 8.945, 178.78. 

SUPER GAS
Brian Preszler, Kennewick, Wash., '57 Corvette, 9.907, 164.77  def. Mike Coltrin, Boise, Idaho, '18 Camaro, 9.896, 165.99. 

SUPER STREET
Josh Dalrymple, Sunnyside, Wash., '67 Camaro, 10.863, 155.03  def. Jason Zemanek, Kent, Wash., '68 Chevelle, broke. 

TOP SPORTSMAN
Danny Wargnier, Keizer, Ore., '08 GTO, 7.480, 185.10  def. Rod Andreas, Silverton, Ore., '63 Corvette, foul. 

TOP DRAGSTER
Ryan Carlson, Maple Valley, Wash., '10 RCF, 6.571, 209.88  def. Paul Nero, Eugene, Ore., '14 Undercover, 7.088, 188.32. 

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
Ted Brown, Beaverton, Ore., '09 Kawasaki, 9.615, 138.01  def. Stacy Hesch, Shelton, Wash., dragster, 8.577, 148.78. 

TOP COMP
Dave Jackson, Poulsbo, Wash., '14 Mullis, 7.063, 190.63  def. Shawn Herbst, Selah, Wash., '68 Firebird, 7.080, 195.73.

SATURDAY

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

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
1) Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.253 seconds, 276.15 mph
2) Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 5.272, 275.90
3) Garrett Bateman, Albany, Ore., 5.329, 277.17
4) Kim Parker, Graham, Wash., 5.409, 270.59
5) Casey Grisel, Orangevale, Calif., 5.440, 266.66
6) Russ Parker, Salem, Ore., 5.482, 253.80

TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
1) Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., '17 Camaro, 5.499 seconds, 269.46 mph
2) Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif., '15 Camaro, 5.534, 269.21
3) Sean Bellemeur, Placentia, Calif., '17 Camaro, 5.640, 263.77
4) Steve Macklyn, Bountiful, Utah, '13 Mustang, 5.660, 261.85
5) Jirka Kaplan, Calgary, Alb., '16 Camaro, 5.668, 259.51
6) Robert Johnseine, Kirkland, Wash., '11 Monte Carlo, 5.696, 261.85
7) Jay Payne, Claremont, Calif., '18 Camaro, 5.697, 251.11
8) Nick Januik, Las Vegas, Nev., '16 Camaro, 5.774, 259.06
Not Qualified
9) Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., '15 Camaro, 5.792, 263.46
10) Tyson Parker, Salem, Ore., '05 Camaro, 5.946, 242.65
11) Steve Gasparrelli, West Covina, Calif., '17 Camaro, 6.080, 253.66
12) Hannes Wernhart, Bakersfield, Calif., '10 Mustang, 6.953, 136.11

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Brian Hyerstay, Eugene, Ore., dragster, G/D, 8.693 seconds, -0.687 (under index)
2) Ralph Van Paepeghem, Garden Valley, Idaho, '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.217, -0.593
3) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '92 Camaro, F/SM, 8.711, -0.589
4) Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '10 Cobalt, B/SMA, 8.001, -0.539
5) Craig Schuck, Eugene, Ore., dragster, I/D, 6.746, -0.484
6) Mike Cherry, Hermiston, Ore., '81 Monza, E/A, 8.267, -0.083
7) Dino Kost, Auburn, Wash., '98 Swindall, C/ED, 7.887, -0.043

SUPER STOCK
1) Troy Olsonawski, Federal Way, Wash., '66 Malibu, SS/OA, 11.331 seconds, -0.969 (under index)
2) Larry McLanahan, Kennywich, Wash., '16 Cobra JET, FSS/C, 8.704, -0.946
3) Tom Gaynor, Battle Ground, Wash., '10 Cobalt, GT/JA, 9.987, -0.813
4) Jackie Alley, Eagle, Idaho, '69 Camaro, SS/DA, 9.415, -0.785
5) Rick McKinney, Richmond, B.C., '84 Cutlass, SS/LA, 10.709, -0.741
6) Sean Cour, Brush Prairie, Wash., '09 Cobalt, GT/HA, 9.763, -0.737
7) Dave Barcelon, Bremerton, Wash., '08 Cobalt, GT/GA, 9.672, -0.728
8) Steve Hanby, Salem, Ore., '94 Camaro, SS/KA, 10.534, -0.716
9) John Whitmore, Myrtle Creek, Ore., '95 Achieva, GT/IA, 9.951, -0.699
10) Cody Lane, North Bend, Wash., '05 Cavalier, SS/BS, 8.956, -0.694

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Joe Sorensen, Woodburn, Ore., '69 Camaro, H/SA, 11.058 seconds, -1.092 (under index)
2) Steve Wann, Modesto, Calif., '64 Plymouth, B/SA, 10.221, -1.029
3) Jim Storms, Renton, Wash., '72 Duster, G/SA, 10.975, -1.025
4) Bill Bushmaker, Auburn, Wash., '76 Road Runner, I/SA, 11.285, -1.015
5) Pete Kost, Covington, Wash., '77 Cutlass, I/SA, 11.292, -1.008
6) James Boyce, Sultan, Wash., '88 Mustang, K/SA, 11.667, -0.983
7) Norm Webber, Puyallup, Wash., '72 Corvette, C/SA, 10.449, -0.951
8) Jared Jordan, Modesto, Calif., '64 Dodge, H/SA, 11.237, -0.913
9) Mark Stewart, Medford, Ore., '86 Trans AM, K/SA, 11.742, -0.908
10) Chris Hall, Brigham City, Utah, '70 Camaro, B/SA, 10.342, -0.908

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Paul Snell, Sandy, Utah, '63 Corvette, 6.569 seconds, 216.50 mph
2) Joe Loch, Renton, Wash., '17 Camaro, 6.694, 210.72
3) Don Sefton, Port Orchard, Wash., '09 GXP, 6.979, 200.40
4) Shawn Herbst, Selah, Wash., '68 Firebird, 7.033, 197.15
5) Richard Okerman, Torrance, Calif., '89 Beretta, 7.100, 195.27
6) Doug Bracey, Vallejo, Calif., '02 Cavalier, 7.184, 191.12
7) Shane Molinari, Battleground, Wash., '68 Lemans, 7.294, 187.26
8) Darren Shank, Kennewick, Wash., '10 Cobalt, 7.354, 187.53
9) Danny Wargnier, Keizer, Ore., '08 GTO, 7.376, 188.16
10) Lee Goranson, Gresham, Ore., '97 Cutlass, 7.387, 186.21

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Steve Will, Fortuna, Calif., '17 Sarmento, 6.043 seconds, 235.35 mph
2) Peyton Januik, Las Vegas, Nev., '06 Spitzer, 6.111, 230.17
3) Gerry Devenpeck, Gig Harbor, Wash., '18 TNT, 6.193, 219.61
4) Craig Blaisdell, Anderson, Calif., '18 Miller, 6.299, 218.55
5) Steve Thompson, West Richland, Wash., '15 TNT, 6.302, 221.40
6) Kyle Hansen, Moses Lake, Wash., '99 Neil & Parks, 6.331, 216.34
7) Ryan Carlson, Maple Valley, Wash., '10 RCF, 6.336, 219.56
8) Mike Mendenhall, Santee, Calif., '09 Spitzer, 6.349, 217.18
9) Shane Molinari, Battle Ground, Wash., '18 M&M, 6.353, 218.23
10) Gene Heaton, Vancover, Wash., '15 M&M, 6.536, 206.13

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
1) Gary Stemple, Lacey, Wash., '79 Suzuki, SMC, 0.001 seconds reaction time
2) Don Depeel, Gladstone, Ore., '74 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.001
3) Bob Osborne, Dallas, Ore., '98 Buell, SMC, 0.004
4) Ron Alves, Colusa, Calif., '80 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.008
5) Stacy Hesch, Shelton, Wash., dragster, SMC, 0.012
6) Dan Patridge, Kennewick, Wash., '03 Suzuki, SMC, 0.013
7) Miles Hauer, Seattle, Wash., '04 Suzuki, SMC, 0.020
8) Nick Kroske, Bend, Ore., '89 Suzuki, SMC, 0.023
9) Al Omond, Abbotsford, B.C., '07 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.030
10) Ruben Pierce, Bend, Ore., '07 Hayabusa, SMC, 0.046

FRIDAY

The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Woodburn
Dragstrip:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR
1) Brian Hyerstay, Eugene, Ore., dragster, G/D, 8.714 seconds, -0.666 (under index)
2) Ralph Van Paepeghem, Garden Valley, Idaho, '32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.276, -0.534
3) Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '10 Cobalt, B/SMA, 8.060, -0.480
4) Craig Schuck, Eugene, Ore., dragster, I/D, 6.862, -0.368
5) Mike Cherry, Hermiston, Ore., '81 Monza, E/A, 8.267, -0.083
6) Dino Kost, Auburn, Wash., '98 Swindall, C/ED, 7.887, -0.043
7) Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '92 Camaro, F/SM, 9.421, 0.121

SUPER STOCK
1) Troy Olsonawski, Federal Way, Wash., '66 Malibu, SS/OA, 11.337 seconds, -0.963 (under index)
2) Larry McLanahan, Kennywich, Wash., '16 Cobra JET, FSS/C, 8.769, -0.881
3) Tom Gaynor, Battle Ground, Wash., '10 Cobalt, GT/JA, 10.006, -0.794
4) Jackie Alley, Eagle, Idaho, '69 Camaro, SS/DA, 9.431, -0.769
5) Sean Cour, Brush Prairie, Wash., '09 Cobalt, GT/HA, 9.763, -0.737
6) John Whitmore, Myrtle Creek, Ore., '95 Achieva, GT/IA, 9.966, -0.684
7) Rick McKinney, Richmond, B.C., '84 Cutlass, SS/LA, 10.766, -0.684
8) Christopher Cour, Brush Prairie, Wash., '94 Camaro, GT/IA, 9.969, -0.681
9) Mike Parmenter, Aurora, Ore., '55 Chevy, SS/O, 11.544, -0.656
10) Cody Lane, North Bend, Wash., '05 Cavalier, SS/BS, 8.998, -0.652

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Steve Wann, Modesto, Calif., '64 Plymouth, B/SA, 10.221 seconds, -1.029 (under index)
2) Bill Bushmaker, Auburn, Wash., '76 Road Runner, I/SA, 11.285, -1.015
3) Jim Storms, Renton, Wash., '72 Duster, G/SA, 11.004, -0.996
4) Norm Webber, Puyallup, Wash., '72 Corvette, C/SA, 10.449, -0.951
5) James Boyce, Sultan, Wash., '88 Mustang, K/SA, 11.715, -0.935
6) Jared Jordan, Modesto, Calif., '64 Dodge, H/SA, 11.237, -0.913
7) Mark Stewart, Medford, Ore., '86 Trans AM, K/SA, 11.742, -0.908
8) Pete Kost, Covington, Wash., '77 Cutlass, I/SA, 11.415, -0.885
9) Jim Mantle, Black Creek, B.C., '79 Pacer, V/SA, 14.622, -0.878
10) Larry McLanahan, Kennewick, Wash., '16 Mustang, FS/A, 8.850, -0.850

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Paul Snell, Sandy, Utah, '63 Corvette, 6.569 seconds, 216.50 mph
2) Joe Loch, Renton, Wash., '17 Camaro, 6.694, 208.57
3) Don Sefton, Port Orchard, Wash., '09 GXP, 6.979, 200.40
4) Shawn Herbst, Selah, Wash., '68 Firebird, 7.038, 196.85
5) Richard Okerman, Torrance, Calif., '89 Beretta, 7.117, 195.27
6) Doug Bracey, Vallejo, Calif., '02 Cavalier, 7.210, 191.12
7) Shane Molinari, Battleground, Wash., '68 Lemans, 7.303, 186.60
8) Darren Shank, Kennewick, Wash., '10 Cobalt, 7.354, 187.53
9) Lee Goranson, Gresham, Ore., '97 Cutlass, 7.387, 186.21
10) Danny Wargnier, Keizer, Ore., '08 GTO, 7.411, 187.34

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Steve Will, Fortuna, Calif., '17 Sarmento, 6.043 seconds, 235.35 mph
2) Gerry Devenpeck, Gig Harbor, Wash., '18 TNT, 6.211, 219.35
3) Craig Blaisdell, Anderson, Calif., '18 Miller, 6.299, 218.55
4) Steve Thompson, West Richland, Wash., '15 TNT, 6.327, 220.31
5) Kyle Hansen, Moses Lake, Wash., '99 Neil & Parks, 6.331, 216.34
6) Ryan Carlson, Maple Valley, Wash., '10 RCF, 6.336, 219.40
7) Mike Mendenhall, Santee, Calif., '09 Spitzer, 6.349, 217.18
8) Shane Molinari, Battle Ground, Wash., '18 M&M, 6.423, 216.03
9) Gene Heaton, Vancover, Wash., '15 M&M, 6.536, 206.13
10) Chuck Glanz, Myrtle Creek, Ore., '14 Spitzer, 6.597, 216.03

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
1) Gary Stemple, Lacey, Wash., '79 Suzuki, SMC, 0.001 seconds reaction time
2) Bob Osborne, Dallas, Ore., '98 Buell, SMC, 0.004
3) Ron Alves, Colusa, Calif., '80 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.008
4) Don Depeel, Gladstone, Ore., '74 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.010
5) Dan Patridge, Kennewick, Wash., '03 Suzuki, SMC, 0.013
6) Miles Hauer, Seattle, Wash., '04 Suzuki, SMC, 0.020
7) Al Omond, Abbotsford, B.C., '07 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.032
8) Stacy Hesch, Shelton, Wash., dragster, SMC, 0.039
9) Ruben Pierce, Bend, Ore., '07 Hayabusa, SMC, 0.046
10) Ted Brown, Beaverton, Ore., '09 Kawasaki, SMC, -0.001

PREVIEW

WOODBURN, Ore. - 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 www.WoodburnDragstrip.com.