Drag Racing

by / on June 13, 2014 at 4:47 pm / in Drag Racing, Feature Article, Washington

Jeff Grubbs (issue 106)

Jeff Grubbs took up drag racing steadily in 2007, fielding a ’67 Camaro at Pacific Raceways.

“I’d always been into hot rods and wanted to go fast,” the Olympia driver says. “I used to street race back when I went to Olympia High School. The drag strip is safer and I didn’t want to get into any more trouble.”

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by / on April 15, 2014 at 11:05 pm / in announcements, Drag Racing, Washington

Auto Alley (sneak peek)

There was plenty of horsepower gathered together in the Auto Alley display during the Spring Fair in Puyallup. More photos from this weekend will be posted here on the Inside Track website after they appear in the magazine.

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by / on April 15, 2014 at 4:47 pm / in Drag Racing, Feature Article, Washington

Gary and Robyn Logsdon (Issue 105)

Gary Logsdon of Spanaway, Wash., started drag racing at Bremerton Raceway in 2006. Wife Robyn had a four-decade head start on her hubby, catching race fever back in 1966 at Lewiston Dragstrip in Montana. “I’ve always liked to drive fast,” Robyn says. “That’s why I was drawn to drag racing.”

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by / on August 24, 2013 at 4:47 pm / in announcements, Drag Racing, Washington

Vintage racers at Bremerton Raceway (Aug. 24)

Here are a few sample photos of the vintage racers that took to the dragstrip at Bremerton Raceway, as well as a few street rods honored from the car show. More from this event also will be featured in an upcoming issue of Inside Track.

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by / on July 19, 2013 at 4:47 pm / in Canada, Drag Racing, Feature Article

Jason and Allison Gibson (Issue 104)

When Mission Raceway Park re-opened its staging lanes in 1992, it was a great excuse for Jason Gibson to give up street racing and head for the dragstrip less than 40 miles from his home in Delta, BC.

“I went to opening day and never looked back,” Jason recalls of the lure of organized drag racing.

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by / on October 7, 2012 at 6:18 pm / in Drag Racing, Idaho, Photopage

Nightfire Nationals at Firebird Raceway (issue 103)

Photos from the Nightfire Nationals event at Firebird Raceway by Jim Doyle

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by / on October 6, 2012 at 6:46 pm / in Drag Racing, Photopage

NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways (issue 103)

Photos and report from the NHRA Northwest Nationals event at Pacific Raceways

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by / on August 18, 2012 at 4:47 pm / in Drag Racing, Photopage

NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways (issue 103)

Photos and report from the NHRA Northwest Nationals event at Pacific Raceways

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by / on August 16, 2012 at 4:47 am / in Drag Racing, Feature Article, Washington

Robert Woodruff (issue 102)

Robert Woodruff took up racing when he was 18. He was living in Roseburg, Ore., and had a street-legal ’66 Corvette with a 427-cid motor producing 425 hp. “I used to drive from Roseburg to Eugene to race twice a week on their Wednesday and Saturday race nights,” Robert recalls of fielding the Corvette at the now-defunct Balboa Dragstrip.

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by / on August 11, 2012 at 4:47 pm / in Canada, Drag Racing, Feature Article

Terry Spargo sets record at MRP (issue 102)

Terry Spargo has finally set an NHRA Competition Eliminator national record, an accomplishment he has been chasing for several years. The driver from Delta, BC, set the record in his 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier, a former IHRA Pro Stock, running in NHRA’s A/AP class, that is “Class A Altered equipped with a Planetary Transmission”.

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