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by / on April 23, 2014 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Stock Cars, Washington

John Boyatt (Issue 105)

Rusty’s son John Boyatt recalls his father competing at Pacific Raceways and Bremerton. “By the time I was 10, I was at a race every weekend,” John says. “I started racing Hobby Stocks at Spanaway Speedway in 1997, just as I was graduating from Spanaway Lake High School.” John earned money to race by cleaning the neighbor’s horse stall and selling the speakers out of his car.

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by / on April 9, 2014 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Stock Cars, Washington

Brian Taylor at Evergreen Speedway (Issue 105)

Brian Taylor’s road to racing began when he brought home the race car being stored in the back of the auto shop where he was working. “I met with the owners, saved up some money and bought it,” Brian says of purchasing the ’86 Honda Civic from Mike Marthaller Jr. over the winter. Brian already had some experience with Mike’s JR44 Mini Stocks team as a mechanic and also had helped the Late Model race teams for NASCAR veteran Pete Harding and son Shane.

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by / on April 9, 2014 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Motorsports Industry, Stock Cars, Washington

Racing schools at Evergreen Speedway (Issue 105)

Doug Swerland of Kirkland, Wash., remembers wet tracks being an issue while racing Formula 3 on the European courses, but it was nothing but sunshine and dry tack when he and several other Northwest thrill-seekers met up for the Richard Petty Driving Experience last August at Evergreen Speedway. The group of about 15 students gathered under the grandstands Aug. 12, joking amongst themselves and engaging in light conversation while the sound of stock cars could be heard thundering by outside on the 5/8-mile oval.

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by / on April 5, 2014 at 7:53 pm / in announcements, Stock Cars, Washington

Mini Stocks, Street Stocks, SSF8 and Stinger 8s in Monroe (April 5)

Here’s a sampling of the cars that braved the weather to open the Mini Stock and Street Stock seasons on the 3/8-mile oval at Evergreen Speedway, as well as the Stinger8 and Super Stock F8 fleet. Photos from this weekend may also be featured in an upcoming issue of Inside Track.

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by / on February 2, 2014 at 10:20 am / in announcements, Stock Cars, Washington

Stock Car Challenge at Pacific Raceways

In the summer of 2009, Northwest stock car teams geared up for some left-hand turns and hit the 2.25-mile road course for the Stock Car Challenge June 27-28, 2009 at Pacific Raceways.

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by / on January 12, 2014 at 8:07 am / in announcements, Stock Cars

Northwest Tour photo archives

Archive of the NASCAR Northwest Tour photos by Steve Heeb

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by / on August 23, 2013 at 8:34 pm / in announcements, Stock Cars, Washington

Late Models at Evergreen Speedway (Aug. 17)

Here are a few sample photos of the Late Models in action on the 5/8-mile oval at Evergreen Speedway. Photos from the race also will be featured in an upcoming issue of Inside Track.

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by / on July 22, 2013 at 12:07 am / in Photopage, Stock Cars, Washington

Richard Petty Driving Experience (Issue 104)

  Jonathan Josten got the thrill of a lifetime when the Richard Petty Driving Experience roared into the Northwest last summer. The Puyallup teenager strapped into one of the RPDE’s fleet of two-seat race cars and rode shotgun for a high-speed ride-along session on Evergreen Speedway’s 5/8-mile circuit. For those who missed last summer’s visit, the Richard Petty Driving Experience […]

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by / on July 10, 2013 at 4:47 am / in Feature Article, Stock Cars, Washington

Max Schroeder (Issue 104)

Max Schroeder racked up five seasons of racing quarter midgets before jumping to a full-size car with the Northwest Pro-4 Alliance this year.

“I raced through each of the classes and did pretty well,” he says of competition in the Little Wheels group based in Graham, Wash.

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by / on June 29, 2013 at 11:50 pm / in announcements, Stock Cars, Washington

Summer Showdown at Evergreen Speedway

Congratulations to Jay Sauls on his win in the 2013 Summer Showdown June 29 at Evergreen Speedway. Below are a few sample photos of the Late Models in action on the 5/8-mile oval. More photos from tonight’s race will be posted here in the near future. And of course, the race also will be featured in an upcoming issue of […]

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