The 2011 Portland International Raceway Award Banquet at the Shilo Inn - Airport, Portland, OR.
Charlie Dietrich - 2011 Most Improved Driver
Nick Nicholson - 2011 Driver of the Year
Ken Green - 2011 Sportsman of the Year
Makye, choosing a prize
Bob, decisions, decisions...
Charlie - Hummmm... maybe this one?
Vicki gets some jingle cash!
Jingle cash for Tim!
Don picks the next ticket...
What to choose...
Mike draws the next ticket...
Mike draws also...
There's a smile from Jack! Harry checks out the choices...
P.I.R. Track staff
Jim Vaughn - P.I.R. Starter
Dan Bullis - Track announcer
Lettie & Dan
Lettie gets a birthday gift!
Hummm... I wonder how old she is???
Rochelle and family
Charlie gets some jingle cash!
Charlie draws the next lucky ticket!
Mike gets some jingle cash!
Jingle cash for Ken!
Jingle cash for Steve!
Jeff gets some too!
Ron gets a prize!
Adam's Grandpa gets a prize!
Jason Smith is the representative for Bob Lamphere - Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, who sponsors the Late Night Street Bike E.T. Challenge. Thanks, Bob Lamphere!
Anthony is such a ham!
Anthony Steinmeyer - Street Bike E.T. Challenge, 3rd place winner!
Don Vandehey - 2nd place in the 2011 Street Bike E.T. Challenge!
Don is holding his nephew's plaque, who was not able to attend. Jay Vandehey is the 1st place winner in the Street Bike E.T. Challenge for 2011!
A few words from Rob Robnett about racing at the Medicine Hat Alberta, MHDRA Dragstrip...
Adam Lint - our 2011, Jr. Dragste Thunder 1st place champion! Not in attendance, is Dallas Hill, our Jr. Thunder 2nd place winner.
Adam also receives a jacket!
Charlie Dietrich - our Jr. Dragster Lightning, 2nd place winner!
Taylor Nielsen - our 2011, Jr. Dragster Lightning 1st place champion!
Phil Lang, our Motorcycle, 4th place winner!
Anthony Steinmeyer - our Motorcycle 3rd place winner!
Van Smith, our motorcycle 2nd place winner!
Mark Canty - our 2011 Motorcycle champion!
Ken Green - our Sportsman 4th place winner!
Gordon Cady, Jr. - our Sportsman 2nd place winner! David Chun, Jr., our Sportsman 3rd place winner, was not in attendance.
Jim & Don
Tim Ellis, our 2011 Sportsman Champion!
Jeff & Hayden
There's her smile! Jeff Staley - our Pro 4th place winner!
Ron Wirostek, our Pro 3rd place winner!
Paul Comeau (and recent returnee from Pomona) is our Pro, 2nd place winner!
Corey Seekins - our 2011 Pro Champion!
Dan delivers a special gift for Corey from Jody Lang...Hummm... I wonder what is in the case???
Corey opens the case...
Wow, there must be a good story behind this special gift of a toilet paper dispenser. You might want to ask Corey to share the details???
Charlie Dietrich - our High School Bracket, 2nd place winner!
Cindy tells the story of who left an "e" out of Nick's last name. (Trophy maker).
Nick Schillereff - our 2011 High School Bracket Champion!
Brian Overturf - our Super Pro, 3rd place winner! Gary Ericksen, who is our Super Pro 4th place winner, was not in attendance.
Mike Nicholson - our 2nd place Super Pro winner!
The Nicholsons- Pat, Nick and Mike
Nick Nicholson - our 2011, Super Pro Champion!
Nick wins some jingle cash!
Adam also wins some jingle cash!
Jan wins a jingle cash envelope!
Ray wins some jingle cash!
Ken Lang and Paul Comeau - 1st place winners at the Divison 6 E.T. Bracket Finals, at the Firebird Raceway, in Boise, Idaho.
Ken was the Jr. Dragster Lightning, 1st place winner.
Paul was the Pro winner at the Division 6, E.T. Bracket Finals at Firebird Raceway in Boise Idaho. He got to compete in the E.T. Bracket Finals in Pomona, where he was runner-up! We are very proud of Paul!
Vicki gets it on video....
A standing ovation for Paul!
Paul thanks his Dad, Bob...
A gift for Lettie...
Photo highlights from the 2011 Team Race...
Jingle cash for Van!
Jingle cash for Don!
Ken talks about winning at the Team Race...
Makye retrieves Brian's jingle cash envelope...
Brian looks happy!
Makye draws the winning 50/50 ticket...
And the winner is....
Counting out the money...
Congratulations to Van for being the winner of the 50/50 drawing!
Jan & Don Schroeder - Jan races in Pro and Don races in Super Pro and both were on Team Portland again this year. (^:
They are just too cute!
The 2011 Team Portland photo board. See you next year, in 2012, Lord willing!