RFC (Racers For Christ) Chapel Service - Sunday morning. A very good way to start your race day!
A packed room!
Chaplain Al Lyda - special music...
I only took one photo, so I apologize for the closed eyes... Yikes!
Jonathan Adams in the tower... Div. 6 Director
Looking down track, while they finish drying the track.
The jet dryer
A stiff breeze...
We open with a prayer and the Canadian and American National Anthems.
A final track check....
Racers who are ready and waiting...
This is one place where racers like to see water...
A patch of blue...
Ok - Here we go! First round of eliminations in Sportsman. One round of Super Pro was completed last night. Unfortunately, there were no time runs today...
Phil Lang - Team Portland, near lane
Bremerton Raceway - Home of the Killer Bees (B's)
Bob MacMillan - Team Portland, near lane
Jerry Weber - Team Woodburn, far lane, vs. Team Renegade
Not sure what Team, but they have 4 people cheering for them!
A few more brave Team supporters...
Team on a Mission - just past the Bremerton stands, and next to them is Team Coos Bay...
Johdi Masterman - Team Portland, near lane...
Far lane, Jimmy Heriford - Team Portland vs. Team Coos Bay.
Team Medicine Hat vs. Team Woodburn
Lots of yellow!
Similar Camaros - Team Portland's Chuck Tiller, far lane, vs. Team Renegade
Team Woodburn's Josh Wilson vs. Team Pacific
Some hardy souls in the Portland stands.. Notice the coats. We got sunburned on Friday... weird weather! 9:38 A.M. - more rain...
The Bremerton Bee Mascot.
Nobody is in the Pacific stands...
It looks like Team Mission lost some of their letters in their banner... The wind has been blowing pretty hard...
Team Coos Bay stands...
Team Madras - always up to something... I see EAT...are they hungry???
Ok, there they go... Hey, can you turn up the HEAT a bit???
Is that Wet Hair??? It is probably because of the rain... or maybe they're trying to spell WEATHER???
Oh DRATS! It's raining again...??? The Madras Team is a fun bunch... (^:
Yep, we are having some 'liquid sunshine...'
At least John's windshield wipers work...too bad we can't drag race in rain...
Dan is smiling...John looks sad... I think he is tired of the rain... We all feel that way, especially the track staff, who get to start all over on drying the track, when it stops raining...
Team Portland, waiting in the staging lanes...
One wet Bremerton Bee - trying to dry out...
John, Ken & Lettie, trying to stay dry.
Cliff has joined the 'party'...
Well, at least they are trying to keep a good sense of humor about the rain... (^:
Bob and Jay join in...
Ken alleviates some of the water that is pooling on the top of the Easy-Up...
Watch out below!
Here it comes!
and comes... That was a lot of water, looking for a 'victim.'
No barbecuing going on right now...
Oops, my camera got bumped to a wrong setting... Phil, Ken and Forrest...
Somebody (4 somebodies) stayed up too late last night, (morning?) playing games...
I think we had a bit of wind, to do this... It looks like a big, dead spider???
The Madras pits... George's Ranchero...
Cody's bike on the right...
Back to racing! 12:57 P.M.
Team Woodburn, vs. David Chun, Jr. - Team Champion (NWDRA member)
John Floyd, Jr. - Team Portland
Team Coos Bay vs. Team Portland
Team Woodburn's Marty Arrigotti vs. Team Champion
Team Portland's Ken Green, far lane, vs. Team Renegade
Kathy Figini - Team Woodburn
Allen Williams - Team Coos Bay vs. Kathy Figini - Team Woodburn
Danielle Lott - Team Portland
Team Portland vs. Team Coos Bay
Team Woodburn's Derrick Jackson vs. Team Champion
John Nelson - Team Portland, vs. Team Pacific
Team Woodburn's Bob Glafka vs. Team Coos Bay
Rob Classen - Team Portland, vs. Team Mission
Hi Bob! Some tough cookies!
More hardy supporters...
Frank 1:28 P.M. and we are waiting on the rain again...
Waiting on the rain again...
Mike & Russ in line...
Don & Mike George - staying dry...(and still smiling...VERY important!)
A major squall goes over...
Bruce Compton - Shannan Gaynor's Dad...here from Boise, ID and racing for Team Firebird...
In his high-flyin' Olds!
Jim - on the run... Another rain delay... Time - 1:53 P.M.
Once again, the rain stopped, and the track is about dry... 2:35 PM Frank, Andy and Scott
Someone wearing a funny hat...must be Team Portland...
George showing his Team spirit!
George is such a clown!
A whole lotta track dryin' goin' on! That is 3 times today... 2:43 P.M.
Woodburn track photographers... George & Karen Adams run NW Drag Racing (nwdragracing.com) More ET Bracket Final photos there!
One more time with the track dryer...
One more time! 2:50 P.M. Team Champion vs. Team Portland's Frank Pettit
Team Coos Bay vs. Team Portland's Josh Henry
Team Bremerton vs. Team Portland's Mike George
Team Woodburn's Gordon Cady, Jr. vs. Team Walla Walla
Team Coos Bay vs. Team Portland's Russ Warner
Team Portland's Danny Walker vs. Team Eagle
Team Woodburn's Jim Goodman vs. Team Mission
Team Lakeview vs. Team Portland's John Masterman
Paul in Ol' Gold
Team Portland's Paul Comeau vs. Team Renegade
Team Madras - Annie Hausinger vs. Team Champion
Team Champion vs. Team Firebird's Bruce Compton
Team Mission vs. Team Portland's Mike Clifton
Team Portland's Gillian Clifton vs. Team Walla Walla
Team Portland's John Maul vs. Team Coos Bay
Team Mission vs. Team Woodburn's Pat Figini
Team Pacific vs. Team Portland's Shannan Gaynor
The wind blows a small tumbleweed up the track...
Team Portland's Cliff Waldron vs. Team Walla Walla
Donny, Steve & Eric
Hi Gary and Lori!
Team Portland's Harry Cole vs. Team Renegade
Greg Rollin is here!
Team Portland's Linda Sattem vs. Team Pacific
Team Portland's Andy Tabor vs. Team Bremerton
Team Woodburn's Andy Harris vs. Team Pacific
Team Portland's Jeff Staley vs. Team Coos Bay
Team Pacific vs. Team Portland's Joe Billups
Team Bremerton vs. Team Madras - Shelly Goodman
Team Woodburn's high flyer - Steve Stuart vs. Team Bremerton
The top of Steve's car looks nice, too!
Team Medicine Hat vs. Team Portland's Mike Pliska
A hard launch sends him over the center line, so Portland's Mike Pliska goes to the next round....
He's getting straightened out now...
Team Renegade vs. Team Spokane's Jeff Wiford
Team Pacific vs. Team Madras - George Churilla
Team Woodburn's Kevin Fletcher vs. Team Bremerton
Checking the track... 4:09 P.M.
Re-do One more time! 4:21 P.M.
Team Portland's Gregg Heriford vs. Team Walla Walla
Team Portland's Casey Allum vs. Team Mission
Team Renegade vs. Team Woodburn's Sherry Wilson
Team Pacific vs. Team Portland's Scott Pettit
Team Portland's 'Smokin' Ray Rippe vs. Team Firebird
Steve, Tammy & Donny
Team Madras vs. Team Woodburn's Nick Shepherd
Team Woodburn's Steve Kelly vs. Team Firebird
Team Portland's Scott Lang vs. Team Champion
More big clouds...