Mission, B.C., CAN
Canadian racing was on full display as local racers; Shawn Cowie, Dan Provost, and Ed Hutchinson celebrated with their teams in the winner’s circle following their final round wins at the Northwest Division, LORDCO NHRA BC Nationals Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Mission Raceway.
Cowie, Surrey, B.C., took a minor starting line advantage over Kim Parker, Graham, Wash., in the Top Alcohol Dragster final round, and never let up for the win. Cowie, registered a victory pass of 5.196 seconds, 279.06 mph to Parker’s runner-up 5.229 seconds, 277.00 mph.
Fans in attendance were treated to an all Canadian battle in the Rig Rentals Top Dragster final round. Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., and David Boucher, Edmonton, Alb., lined up at the starting line. Provost, earned his third Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Wally trophy, taking the starting line advantage and cruising to victory. Provost finishes first at 6.679 seconds 200.40 mph. Boucher comes in second at 7.108 seconds, 188.32 mph.
Ed Hutchinson, Victoria, B.C., triggered a great reaction time; .004, in the Super Gas Final round beating out Steve Laskowske, Tigard, Ore., 9.894 seconds, 162.42 mph. Hutchinson registered a victory pass of 9.926 seconds, 162.30 mph.
Top Alcohol Funny Car standouts Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., and Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., faced off in the final round. Marshall pulled away first, mounting a big lead, finishing first at 5.670 seconds, 259.29 mph. Hough took his foot off the throttle and coasted to 6.877 seconds, 120.14 mph.
Pat McNally, St. Albert, Alb., had an easy route to victory in the JBS Top Sportsman final round, as Mike Ferderer, Buckley, Wash., went red at the starting line. McNally finished at 6.683 seconds, 205.94 mph. In the Sportsman Motorcycle final round, Don DePeel, Gladstone, Ore., gave up a big starting line lead, giving the victory to Riley Toth, Medicine Hat, Alb., who finished at 8.804 seconds, 145.79 mph.
The other drivers visiting the Lucas Oil winner’s circle were Jeff Lane in Comp Eliminator; Dustin Ward in Super Street; Joe Sorensen in Stock; Mark Faul in Super Stock; and Andy Morris doubling up in Super Comp and Super Comp Shootout.
Specialty events were in competition as the following visited the winner’s circle; Brent McKinney in Super Gas Shootout; Gary Ermish in Superstreet Shootout; Mike Lucas in Top Comp Shootout; and Garrett Richards in Western Drag Racing League Pro Mods.
The following were crowned in the Summit winner’s circle; Mark Thompson in Super Pro ET and Chris Stone in Pro ET.
The NHRA Northwest Division, Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series is scheduled to visit Pacific Raceways, Kent, Wash., next on June, 23rd. The following are Sunday’s final results from, Northwest Division, LORDCO NHRA BC Nationals Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Mission Raceway:
TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER:
2) Kim Parker, Graham, Wash., 5.208, 276.07 def. 3) Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.269, 269.21;
1) Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 5.205, 278.37 def. 4) John Leach, Calgary, Alb., broke;
Cowie, 5.196, 279.06 def. Parker, 5.229, 277.00.
TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR:
1) Brian Hough, Junction City, Ore., '16 Camaro, 5.509, 267.61 was unopposed;
2) Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., '17 Camaro, 5.503, 263.00 def. 5) Annie Whiteley, Grand Junction, Colo., '15 Camaro, 5.497, 273.30;
3) Randy Parker, Puyallup, Wash., '05 Impala, 5.791, 250.20 def. 4) Jirka Kaplan, Calgary, Alb., '16 Camaro, 6.049, 169.97;
Hough, 5.538, 268.89 def. Parker, 5.773, 248.13
Marshall, 5.560, 256.62 was unopposed;
Marshall, 5.670, 259.29 def. Hough, 6.877, 120.14.
Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., '10 Cobalt, C/SMA, 8.050, 155.09 def. Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash.,
'92 Camaro, H/A, 8.677, 150.40.
Mark Faul, Tacoma, Wash., '98 Grand Am, GT/HA, 9.900, 134.87 def. Chris Barton, Deer Park, Wash.,
'81 Cutlass, GT/HA, 9.816, 134.36.
Joe Sorensen, Woodburn, Ore., '69 Camaro, L/SA, 11.943, 107.68 def. Jody Lang, Puyallup, Wash.,
'81 Malibu, N/SA, 12.069, 106.20.
Andy Morris, Olympia, Wash., '01 Mullis, 8.903, 160.88 def. Justin Juel, Spokane, Wash., '09
American, 8.887, 165.77.
Ed Hutchinson, Victoria, B.C., '57 Corvette, 9.926, 162.30 def. Steve Laskowske, Tigard, Ore., '63
Corvette, 9.894, 162.42.
Dustin Ward, Renton, Wash., '67 Dart, 10.922, 115.94 def. Chris Cannon II, Bothell, Wash., '69
Nova, 10.874, 151.89.
Pat McNally, St. Albert, Alb., '06 GTO, 6.683, 205.94 def. Mike Ferderer, Buckley, Wash., '06
Grand AM, foul.
Dan Provost, Abbotsford, B.C., '13 M&M, 6.679, 200.40 def. David Boucher, Edmonton, Alb., '96
Hadman, 7.108, 188.32.
Riley Toth, Medicine Hat, Alb., '02 Kawasaki, 8.804, 145.79 def. Don DePeel, Gladstone, Ore., '74
Kawasaki, 8.406, 153.32.
SUPER PRO ET
Mark Thompson, Coldstream, B.C., '54 Studebaker, 7.738, 171.59 def. Yeshua Wilcox, Bonney Lake,
Wash., '10 Corvette, 8.920, 160.25.
Chris Stone, Misison, B.C., '68 Dart, 10.171, 123.77 def. Larry McLanahan, Kennewick, Wash., '16
Mustang, 8.744, 147.61.
WESTERN DRAG RACING LEAGUE PRO MODS
Garrett Richards, Tacoma, Wash., '12 Mustang, 5.939, 246.77 def. Dale Pedersen, Dawson Creek,
B.C., '99 Monte Carlo, foul.
SUPER COMP SHOOTOUT
Andy Morris, Olympia, Wash., '01 Mullis, 8.922, 160.97 def. Mike Shannon, Kelowna, B.C., '15
American, 8.888, 169.97.
SUPER GAS SHOOTOUT
Brent McKinney, Wilsonville, Ore., '03 Corvette, 9.902, 153.71 def. Garett Colletti, Snohomish,
Wash., '02 Firebird, foul.
SUPER STREET SHOOTOUT
Gary Ermish, Auburn, Wash., '68 Camaro, 10.937, 134.04 def. Dustin Martin, Burien, Wash., '67
Chevelle, 10.725, 116.59.
TOP COMP SHOOTOUT
Mike Lucas, Fort St John, B.C., '00 Camaro, 7.357, 179.67 def. Nick Axtman Jr., Silverdale, Wash.,
'07 Mullis, 7.269, 181.96