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Racing & Fireworks THIS SATURDAY!

Racing & Fireworks THIS SATURDAY!

5/19/2015 -
This Saturday, 360 Sprint Cars return to the Grays Harbor 3/8 mile oval for ground-pounding motorsports action, joined by the Shipwreck Beads Modifieds, Cut Rate Auto Parts Street Stocks, Northwest Focus Midgets & Outlaw
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5/18/2015 -
Another weekend of dirt track racing would hit the 3/8's banked clay oval of Grays Harbor Raceway on Saturday Night. Fans were treated with the Northwest Wingless Tour/Oregon Double Shot Series wingless sprint cars, along with the
Solwold, Carrell and Wright Pick Up Feature Wins!

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5/11/2015 -
With the sun shining bright, and the temperature in the low 80's, Grays Harbor Raceway fans were treated to a great field of 360 Sprint Cars, Shipwreck Beads Modifieds for the Washington Modified Tour, and also on hand were the
Kerrigan, Sweatman, Helsel, and Wright Victorious at Grays Harbor Raceway

Kerrigan, Sweatman, Helsel, and Wright...

5/3/2015 -
With tempatures in the low 70's, 4 divisions of cars took to Grays Harbor Raceway for the second race of the 2015 season. The Cut Rate Auto Parts Street Stocks, Shipwreck Beads Modifieds, Sportsman Sprints, and Outlaw Tuners were
Wild Night For Grays Harbor Raceway Season Opener

Wild Night For Grays Harbor Raceway...

4/27/2015 -
Engines roared to life, with the 2015 racing season beginning at Grays Harbor Raceway Saturday night, with over 80 cars in the pit area between all classes of cars. The 360 Sprint Cars, Shipwreck Bead's Modifieds, Cut Rate Auto
Tickets
  • 32 Elma McCleary Road
  • Elma, WA 98541
  • 360-482-4374

Driver Profile

Quick Info

HometownSnohomish, WA
Nickname" The Flyin Fireman"
Racing Since2007
SpouseKatie
ChildrenJayden and Madison
OccupationSnohomish County Fireman
Birthday7/20
WebsiteVisit Website

Driver Bio

Derek Roberts

About Derek

Background: As a third generation driver, Derek Roberts has racing
in his blood. Derek began his career 5 years ago but has been involved
in the racing world since he was born. While growing up he watched his
dad race in the open wheel ranks but has also been a crew member for
many teams in all different ranks of motorsports, most notably being a
tire specialist for NASCAR driver Kevin Hamlin during his career in the
local stock car ranks. At the age of 25, Derek jumped behind the wheel
of a mini sprint car and found success immediately. He earned Rookie
of the Year honors that year at Deming Speedway and has never looked
back. During the racing season you will see this talented driver taking
on the dirt ovals across the Pacific Northwest but he has also driven
Midgets on the pavement for different owners. Outside of racing Derek
makes his living as a full time Firefighter in Snohomish County. He is
also a family man and loves spending time with his wife Katie and their 7 year old son Jayden and new baby girl Madison.

Career Highlights

Accomplishments:
2007: Deming Speedway 250 class “Rookie of the Year”, 8th in points.
2008: Deming Speedway “Most Improved Driver” award, 6th in points.
2009: Deming Speedway “Rookie of the Year” in Deming’s elite 1200 division.
2010: Voted “Most Improved Driver” by fellow drivers in the 1200 division at Deming Speedway.
Finished 7th in his first ever pavement race with the WMRA after starting 13th.
2011: Skagit Speedway 360 Sportsman Sprint points Champion, “Rookie of the year” honors,
3 Main event wins, 5 Heat race wins, 2 fast times (in as many attempts), Never finished out of the
top 5 all season, Completed every lap of every race entered.
2012: 3rd in Sportsman 360 points, 2 main event wins, 4 heat race wins, 1 quick time,
Second at the Sportsman Sprint Showdown.
2013: 360 Division Rookie of the Year and 2nd in points.

Crew Members

Owner: Jeff Roberts,Bob Nelson. Bryan & Cyndy Haddeland, Randee & Brandee Wood, Spud Allen, Jared Gunderson

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