Portland Int'l Raceway takes team title at NHRA Summit Series Finals
EAGLE POINT, Ore. - NHRA Northwest division Summit Series racers wrapped up the Finals today at Champion Raceway. The best racers in the region squared off in head-to-head competition, vying for team and individual honors and a share of the $10,600 purse.
The team from Portland Int'l Raceway took home the team title, stopping Team Woodburn Dragstrip's winning streak at two. Team Woodburn and the contingency from Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash., tied for second place and the hometown team from Champion Raceway came in third.
Super Pro racer Devon Hilton of Vancouver, Wash., led the winners knocking off Brad Vinje, Langley, B.C., in the final. Vinje scored the win in the Race of Champions on Saturday and is headed to Pomona, Calif., in November for a shot at a national championship. In Super Pro, Casey Allum, Camas, Wash., drove his '55 Chevy to the win over Pat Figini of Oregon City, Ore. Sportsman class winner Paul Breedlove of Klamath Falls wheeled his '02 Dodge to the win when Jerry Biscay, McCleary, Wash., red lighted in his '54 Ford. Tracy Bailey, Coos Bay, Ore., grabbed the win in the Motorcycle/Snowmobile category in the seat of a '75 Kawasaki, beating Mike Kelly of Vancouver, B.C.
Following are Sunday's final results from the Summit Racing Series Northwest Division Finals and the final team points standings at Champion Raceway:
Portland Int'l Raceway, 75 points Pacific Raceways, 50 Woodburn Dragstrip, 50 Champion Raceway, 40 Bremerton Raceway, 37 Firebird Raceway, 34 Renegade Raceway, 29 Madras Dragstrip, 27 Coos Bay Int'l Speedway, 27 Eagle Motorplex, 22 Mission Raceway, 21 Bonanza Raceway, 16 Medicine Hat Dragstrip, 13 Lakeview Dragstrip, 4 Yellowstone Drag Strip, 3