JAGGERS'S WIN AT NHRA SUMMIT FINALS HELPS TEAM FIREBIRD TAKE HOME THE CHAMPIONSHIP WOODBURN, Ore. (Sept. 7, 2009) -- It was a day later than scheduled but the squad from Firebird Raceway in Boise, Idaho, took home the team...
JAGGERS'S WIN AT NHRA SUMMIT FINALS HELPS TEAM FIREBIRD TAKE HOME THE CHAMPIONSHIP
WOODBURN, Ore. (Sept. 7, 2009) -- It was a day later than scheduled but the squad from Firebird Raceway in Boise, Idaho, took home the team championship from the NHRA Northwest Division Summit Racing Series Finals at Woodburn Dragstrip. Teams of racers representing tracks across the division converged on Woodburn Dragstrip in a quest for individual and team honors.
The team from Woodburn had three racers in the final rounds, and two of them were facing off against each other. Firebird's team had two racers in the final rounds and came away with one win. Ultimately, the group from Boise scored 70 points to Woodburn's 66.
Middleton, Idaho's Chris Jaggers helped lead his team to victory, scoring the win in Super Pro. Jaggers beat out Shawn Herbst of Selah, Wash., who was running for Renegade Raceway.
The Sportsman winner was Adam DePeel, Clackamas, Ore., racing for Woodburn. DePeel wheeled his '78 Camaro to the win over Ken Green, Happy Valley, Wash., representing Portland Int'l Raceway in his '67 Chevelle.
The Motorcylce/Snowmobile final pitted two Woodburn racers against each other. In the end, Portland, Ore.'s Mark Adams rode his '01 Kawasaki to the win over Roger Wolff, Dundee, Ore. Wolff, aboard his '06 Kawasaki, was also the runner-up in Saturday's Race of Champions competition.
Ken Windley, Caldwell, Idaho, from team Firebird, fell to Robby Hornby, Spokane Valley, Wash., who was racing for Spokane County Raceway in the Pro final.
The win in the Sport Compact final went to Gerald Patzer, Abbotsford, B.C., running for Eagle Motorplex. He jettisoned Sheila Lawrence of Port Orchard, Wash. She was racing from the team from Bremerton Raceway.
The group from Bremerton Raceway garnered the coveted Team Spirit Award with their Killer Bee theme.
The following are the final round results from the NHRA Northwest Division Summit Racing Series Finals at Woodburn Dragstrip:
Chris Jaggers, Middleton, Idaho, Firebird Raceway, dragster, 7.900, 168.28 def. Shawn Herbst, Selah, Wash., Renegade Raceway, '69 Nova, 9.177, 141.39
Robby Hornby, Spokane Valley, Wash., Spokane County Raceway, '79 Malibu, 10.991, 114.85 def. Ken Windley, Caldwell, Idaho, Firebird Raceway, '68 Camaro, 9.317, 144.50
Adam DePeel, Clackamas, Ore., Woodburn Dragstrip, '78 Camaro, 12.827, 102.48 def. Ken Green, Happy Valley, Ore., Portland Int'l Raceway, '67 Chevelle, 12.839, 102.88
Mark Adams, Portland, Ore., Woodburn Dragstrip, '01 Kawasaki, 9.425, 133.45 def. Roger Wolff, Dundee, Ore., Woodburn Dragstrip, '06 Kawasaki, 9.557, 150.95
Gerald Patzer, Abbotsford, B.C., Eagle Motorplex, '03 Grand Am, 15.693, 72.58 def. Shelia Lawrence, Port Orchard, Wash., Bremerton Raceway, '07 Forenza, 18.015, 76.02
TEAM POINT STANDINGS:
1. Firebird Raceway, 70 points
2. Woodburn Dragstrip, 66
3. Bremerton Raceway, 61
4. Portland Int'l Raceway, 61
5. Pacific Raceways, 46
6. Spokane County Raceway, 40
7. Mission Raceway Park, 34
8. Champion Raceway, 32
9. Madras Dragstrip, 29
10. Renegade Raceway, 28
11. Coos Bay Int'l Speedway, 15
12. Eagle Motorplex, 15
13. Medicine Hat Dragstrip, 11
14. Walla Walla Dragstrip, 10
15. Lakeview Dragstrip, 1
TEAM SPIRIT AWARD: