Welcome back! I hadn't seen this car/racer for awhile...
N.W.D.R.A. member - Ken Green in his daily driver!
E.T. Bracket racers can cut good lights - even when not in their race cars... (^:
Rich Potter - N.W.D.R.A. Vice President!
You'll see NWDRA members in various positions at P.I.R. and Woodburn...
The voice you hear announcing at the Late Night Drags, is our NWDRA Treasurer - Andy Tabor
You were 'teched in' by Andy's wife, Danielle Tabor, who is our NWDRA President...
And Jack Russell runs the lane designations on Wednesdays at PIR, and is a starter at the Woodburn Dragstrip. Lettie Hilles works in the tower at both PIR and Woodburn. Track Manager, Pete Macias is an honorary NWDRA member, and Paul Leiby is often seen working at Ovations for Beaches and the Half Track Cafe. Oh, I almost forgot me... I'm a NWDRA member who takes LOTS of photos... (^:
Susan Cady, far lane in her daily driver!
Susan Cady, wife of NWDRA member and track champion - Gordon Cady, Jr.
David Chun, Jr. - NWDRA member who can race ANYTHING! He's in the Mercedes tonight... (^:
Yeahhh! The Oregon Beat the Heat guys are out tonight!
There's some smoke from the car in the tower lane...
The safety crew head down to check things out...
Some of our Beat the Heat guys...
I can't tell for sure if Joey is the driver tonight...
GTO vs. Oregon Beat the Heat!
Oregon Beat the Heat wins!
J.J. - Jim Johnston and his fast bike are here!
Gary heads down to check things out...
These are the lanes for our Fun Drags/Club Challenge tonight. Gary, Gordon and David...
Since Andy & Danielle are working at PIR tonight, Adam Tabor - NWDRA member, is racing Andy's Malibu...
David's Mercedes, Frank Pettit's Nova and Gary Ericksen's Astre'. Frank and Adam...
Gordon Cady, Jr.'s Chevy El Camino.
Tom Martin - on the far left with the green Nova... (^:
Chris is known for his big burnouts...(^:
NWDRA member - Adam Tabor
NWDRA member - Gordon Cady, Jr.
NWDRA Time trials - Adam vs. Gordon
NWDRA time trials - David Chun, Jr. vs. Rich Potter - NWDRA V.P.
NWDRA time trials - Frank Pettit vs. Ken Green
NWDRA time trials - Gary Ericksen
There is a little air under that right tire. Notice the back tire... This car used to get lots of air under the front tires...
Anthony - disappearing???
Jim Nelson, I believe...
Welcome, to a new racer at P.I.R.!
Whoa, Ralph...you just missed two great burnouts!
Cloaking device, engaging!?
Time Trial - Rich Potter, NWDRA V.P.
Jack Russell - NWDRA member
NWDRA time trials - Ken vs. Adam
NWDRA time trials - Rich vs. Gary
NWDRA time trials - Jack vs. Gordon
Jack going at warp speed!
NWDRA time trials - David vs. Frank
Jim lines up the OBTH driver...
Chevy vs. Oregon Beat the Heat
Now that's the launch we like to see! (^:
Welcome to a new racer to P.I.R.! (^:
Another new racer...welcome!
Anthony's big burnout!
Anthony vs. Lou
Lou is back! (^:
Jim is stylin' in his Hawaiian shirt tonight! (^:
Lots of green!
Hal Miller vs. NWDRA member, Jack Russell
I was too far away to get good shots of this big burnout...alas...
Chris vs. the GTO
A big burnout!
Lens flare from the headlights...
Susan - far lane...
Jack Russell - NWDRA
Jim Nelson - far lane...
Tom, far lane...
Hal - tower lane...
1st round of eliminations for the NWDRA (Northwest Drag Racing Association) group. Rich vs. Gary
Rich moves to the next round...
NWDRA 1st round eliminations - Ken vs. Gordon
Gordon moves to 2nd round...
NWDRA 1st round eliminations - David vs. Jack
David moves to the 2nd round...
NWDRA 1st round eliminations - Frank vs. Adam
Frank gets a red, so Adam goes to the next round...
J. J. gets ready to make another run...
Jim Johnston - J.J.
Lou vs. Anthony
Lou gets some air!
Mike does a mild bike wheelie! (Mild compared to some of his others... (^:)
Mike - One more time!
Chris - tower lane...
There's some air under the Mazda's front right tire!
Round two of eliminations for NWDRA. Rich vs. Gordon
Rich wins this one...
Round 2 of NWDRA eliminations - Adam vs. David
Adam wins this round...
2nd round of eliminations for NWDRA. Ken vs. Jack
Oregon Beat the Heat rides again!
Tom takes on 'the Heat!'
Another good launch!
Jim & Ralph go talk to the bike racers...
Lou & Anthony (^:
Frank & David
Gordon & Susan - Gordon is racing Susan's car now...
3rd and Final round of the NWDRA eliminations - Winner - Rich Potter; R/U - Adam Tabor
Rich wins this round...
David purges the Nitrous...
Gary vs. David
David wins this round...
Jim gets some air!
Chris - far lane...
Another smoky burnout!
Gordon racing Susan's car!
A smoky burnout!
Adam Tabor - NWDRA Fun Drags 2011 Runner-up! Sponsored by Oil Filter Service, Co. (Dave Smythe)
Rich Potter - 2011 NWDRA Fun Drags winner! Sponsored by Super Tune (David Chun, Jr.)
Ted Carlston - NWDRA member
Gordon Cady wins the NWDRA Fun Drags, Best Package prize! (Sponsored by Tabor's Automotive Machine, Inc.)
Susan Cady with a handful of time slips. (^:
Susan and her daily driver - turned race car!
Susan & Gordon
Susan started drawing a smiley face on Gordon's car when he raced, so it is now a tradition. (^:
Gordon drew one on Susan's car, too. Too cute!
Ted's nephew, Ted and Ken
Two guys in the pits who wanted me to take their picture... (^:
NWDRA members - Lettie Hilles, Ken Green and Jack Russell