Gary, far lane...
Andy Tabor - NWDRA member, near lane...
NWDRA members - George Churilla vs. Steve Stuart
George has a rod go through his oil pan...not good...
George sent me this photo to show the damage... Wow...I'm just glad he is OK...
Help is on the way...
While they clean the track, I find other things to photograph...
"X" marks the spot!
Eli - near lane
Carl vs. NWDRA member - David Chun, Jr.
Paul Comeau and Ol' Gold - a real crowd pleaser!
Ron Wirostek vs. John Maul
Andy Harris - far lane
Another of Scott's signature burnouts!
Scott Lang - near lane
Yep...there is air under that front tire!
George gets some help...
Kevin - far lane
Jeff Staley vs. Jim Goodman
NWDRA member - Tim Ellis, near lane
Far lane - NWDRA member, Pat Figini
This can't be good...
NWDRA members - Matt Kielman vs. Nick Shepherd
Gregg Heriford - far lane
Mike Pliska - far lane
NWDRA member - Rob Bayless, near lane
Lots of air!
Mike vs. Tom
John Jr. vs. John Young
Jim Glenn - far lane
Dan Shepherd - near lane
NWDRA members - Steve Laskowske vs. Dave Sattem
John Chitwood vs. Nick Nicholson
NWDRA member, Gary Ericksen vs. Bill Heard
Anthony - far lane
NWDRA members - Mark Canty vs. Dallas Payne
Roger - near lane
Eric - far lane
High School - Nick Schillereff vs. Shawn Mayhew
John Jr. vs. Lavonne Goodman
A beautiful Catalina
Far lane - NWDRA member, Ken Green
Jerry Weber vs. Robert Schaffer
NWDRA members - Judy Bergstrom vs. Tim Ellis
Sherry Wilson vs. NWDRA member, Frank Pettit
Jerame Jordan, far lane
NWDRA member, Gordon Cady, Jr. vs. Carl Meinig
Jim Goodman vs. NWDRA member, Nick Shepherd
NWDRA member - Gene Bergstrom, far lane
NWDRA member, David Chun, Jr. vs. Paul Comeau
Scott Lang vs. Eli Taghon
Andy Harris vs. Mike Pliska
NWDRA members - Steve Stuart vs. Pat Figini
More air from Steve!
Far lane - NWDRA member - Andy Tabor
Near lane - NWDRA member, Tim Ellis
John Floyd, Sr.
Near lane - Gary Ericksen, NWDRA member
Nick Bresaw vs. NWDRA member, Dave Sattem
Another crowd pleaser!
NWDRA member, Dallas Payne vs. Anthony Steinmeyer
Roger Wolff - near lane
NWDRA member - Tim Ellis
NWDRA member - Frank Pettit
Cash Bash - Harry vs. Jerry
A small plane overhead...
Jerame - far lane
NWDRA member, Gordon Cady, Jr., near lane vs. Jim Glenn
Jerame getting his time slip.
Ron vs. Pat - NWDRA member
Andy - near lane
Paul - far lane...
Gene - NWDRA, near lane
Scott - far lane
NWDRA members - Tim Ellis vs. Nick Shepherd
Linda getting some video of Dave...
NWDRA member, Dave Sattem, near lane...
Gary, NWDRA vs. Tom
Eric vs. Anthony
Roger, near lane
High School Final: Winner - Charles Stauder, far lane -Philomath High vs. Samuel Barnett, R/U - Astoria High
Cheering for the Philomath High winner!
Frank Pettit, NWDRA vs. John Floyd, Jr.
Cash Bash - Harry vs. Jerame
I love to see those RFC stickers... Jim Glenn
Ron vs. Nick Shepherd, NWDRA
Matt Kielman, NWDRA
NWDRA members - Gary Ericksen vs. Dave Sattem
Bike/Sled Final: Winner - Eric Johns, far lane; R/U - Roger Wolff. Both will compete in the King of the Hill run-off.
Frank Pettit, NWDRA vs. Robert Schaffer
Cash Bash: Harry Cole vs. Jim Glenn
Nick Shepherd, NWDRA, vs. Mike Hansen
Dave Sattem. NWDRA, has a single...
A strong breeze is blowing, now.
John Chitwood, near lane
Sportsman Final: Winner - Robert Schaffer, far lane; R/U - James Tucker. Both will compete in the King of the Hill run-off.
Run Tuff final: Winner - Jim Glenn, far lane: R/U - Moe Trujillo
Super Pro Final: Winner - John Chitwood, near lane; R/U - Dave Sattem, NWDRA. Both will compete in the King of the Hill run-off.
Pro Final: Winner - Nick Shepherd, NWDRA - far lane; R/U - Joe Sorensen.
Jim Glenn and his Run Tuff/Cash Bash plaque!
The start of the King of the Hill run-off: Roger Wolff vs. Joe Sorensen. Joe advances to the next round.
John Chitwood vs. Eric Johns. John will go to the next round.
Robert Schaffer vs. Nick Shepherd, NWDRA. Nick goes to the next round.
James Tucker vs. Dave Sattem, NWDRA. Dave advances to the next round.
Rich brings out the toobox, donated by Cornwell Tools. It will go to the King of the Hill winner!
James Tucker - Sportsman Runner-up!
Sportsman Runner-Up -James Tucker!
Round Two: John Chitwood vs. Joe Sorensen. Joe will be in the Final.
NWDRA members vie for King of the Hill. Dave Sattem vs. Nick Shepherd. Dave will be in the King of the Hill final.
Gray clouds move in, the temperature is dropping, and the humidity is rising.
King of the Hill Final: Dave Sattem, NWDRA vs. Joe Sorensen. Dave Sattem wins and is the 2011 King of the Hill winner!
Roger Wolff - Bike/Sled Runner-up!
Eric Johns - Bike/Sled 1st place winner!
Dave Sattem with the Cornwell Tools Distributors and the toolbox they donated to the King of the Hill winner!
Dave Sattem - Super Pro runner-up and King of the Hill winner!
Linda & Dave Sattem
The Silver Fox - on the back of Dave's dragster...
Joe (and Hal) Sorensen
Joe Sorensen - Pro runner-up and King of the Hill runner-up!
John Chitwood - Super Pro winner!
Lettie Hilles - NWDRA member and Woodburn Dragstrip employee.
Cornwell Tools Distributor, Joe Gruba, heading out...
Rob Bayless - Cornwell Tools Distributor, (& NWDRA member) heading out, also... Thanks guys!
That ends the 2011, 35th Annual, N.W.D.R.A. Winter Classic! Thanks for coming! Thank you to the Woodburn Dragstrip staff, sponsors who donated prizes and the members who helped. It all made for a successful Winter Classic. Thank you!
7:55 P.M. Heading home...