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Hickle Opens 2015 with STSS Win at Yakima
Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series Kicks Off Saturday
Rudeen Racing Brings NASCAR Driver Tayler Malsam to Yakima!
SpeedMart and Highline Performance Add to Summer Thunder Point Fund.. Now at $10,000!!
Washington Modified Tour
Hickle Opens 2015 with STSS Win at Yakima

Hickle Opens 2015 with STSS Win at...

4/5/2015 -
Yakima, WA – Sprint car racing has officially kicked off in the state of Washington in 2015, and after the dust settled on Saturday night, JJ Hickle stood triumphant in victory lane at Central Washington State Fair Raceway with
Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series Kicks Off Saturday

Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series Kicks...

4/2/2015 -
Racing roars to life in the Yakima Valley as the Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series presented by Here 2 Wire and Finishline Graphics opens the 2015 season at the Yakima Fairgrounds Dirt Track on Saturday night April 4th. It will also
Rudeen Racing Brings NASCAR Driver Tayler Malsam to Yakima!

Rudeen Racing Brings NASCAR Driver...

4/1/2015 -
Excitement is coming to the Yakima Fairgrounds Dirt Track on Saturday night, April 4th as Nascar Camping World Truck driver Tayler Malsam has confirmed his entry with the Rudeen Racing #26 at the season opener for the Summer
SpeedMart and Highline Performance Add to Summer Thunder Point Fund.. Now at $10,000!!

SpeedMart and Highline Performance Add...

3/31/2015 -
The Summer Thunder Sprint Series has been growing since the day it went on the drawing board. This season the tour has added the Yakima Dirt Track to the schedule bringing the total of events to 12. Here 2 Wire and Finishline
Washington Modified Tour

Washington Modified Tour

3/27/2015 -
Funtime Promotions is pleased to announce the formation of the ‘Washington Modified Tour’. The 11 race series will compete at 3 Washington tracks from April through September. “The modifieds are the fastest growing class in the
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Track Profile

Getting Up To Speed With…Braedon Hand

Getting Up To Speed With…Braedon Hand

6/15/2013
Getting Up To Speed With…Braedon Hand By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Madman Photography) As the 2013 Wild Wild West Modified Shootout is about to commence this Saturday June 15th we talk to a guy who is looking to make a splash in this series, “Kid Rocket” Braedon Hand. The three-time Cottage Grove Speedway Modified track champion, and current track record holder, is looking to build off of his momentum in recent events to score his first win of the campaign. Hand has bested drivers of...more
Getting Up To Speed With...Jesse Williamson

Getting Up To Speed With...Jesse Williamson

6/13/2013
Getting Up To Speed With…Jesse Williamson By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Madman Photography) We had the chance to talk to the defending Wild Wild West Modified Shootout winner Jesse Williamson. The third-generation driver from Coburg, Oregon is anxious to get back on the road and become the first guy to win the series more than once. Williamson is a two-time winner of Oregon’s Cottage Grove Speedway Modified Nationals and the 2009 winner of the Shipwreck Beads Northwest Modified...more
2013 Northwest Modified Shootout Format

2013 Northwest Modified Shootout Format

6/12/2013
2013 Northwest Modified Shootout Format (Photo Courtesy of Fletcher Motorsports Photography) Heat races will be lined up by pill draw. We will run duel heats. Round one will be lined up straight up; Round two is inverted from the start of round one. Points will be awarded for finish position as well as passing points in each heat race. Top 12 in points after heats are locked into the main. Top 10 in points will participate in a drawing on front straightaway for starting position. We will...more
Getting Up To Speed With…Joe German

Getting Up To Speed With…Joe German

6/12/2013
Getting Up To Speed With…Joe German By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Fletcher Motorsports Photography) Grays Harbor Raceway will host the first leg of the Wild Wild West Modified Shootout in 2013. It is the first time that the Elma, Washington facility has had such an honor. When the travelers start rolling int0 town one guy they may need to keep a sharp eye on is Joe German. The Wishkah, Washington chauffeur is the two-time and defending track champion of the Shipwreck Beads IMCA...more
Getting Up To Speed With…Mark Wauge

Getting Up To Speed With…Mark Wauge

6/10/2013
Getting Up To Speed With…Mark Wauge By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Madman Photography) As the 2013 Wild Wild West Modified Shootout is just days away we took some time to talk to one of the strong contenders for the title. Mark Wauge, of Jacksonville, Oregon, eyes the championship in the Skinner Autoplex #1M Loose Gruff this season and will look to add the trophy to his already decorated résumé. Wauge is a six-time Southern Oregon Speedway track champion, a former winner of the Lon...more
Wild Wild West Modified Shootout Kicks Off This Weekend At GHR

Wild Wild West Modified Shootout Kicks Off This...

6/10/2013
Wild Wild West Modified Shootout Kicks Off This Weekend At GHR By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Fletcher Motorsports Photography) Elma, Washington- Grays Harbor Raceway is back in action Saturday June 15th for the latest installment of the current campaign. The race will kick off the 2013 Wild Wild West Modified Shootout the first time 3/8-mile clay oval has ever started the Modified speedweek. This event will put the local Shipwreck Beads IMCA Modifieds contingent against the top teams on...more
Prelude To Dirt Cup Event Cancelled

Prelude To Dirt Cup Event Cancelled

6/10/2013
Prelude To Dirt Cup Event Cancelled By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Jim Marshall) Elma, Washington- The management at Grays Harbor Raceway regrets to inform that the Tuesday June 18th Prelude To Dirt Cup 410 show has been cancelled. The reason was due to the lack of participation at other venues during the week but plans are already in the works to try it again next year. Fans will still get a chance to see the 410 Sprints in action when the World of Outlaws Series comes to town on Monday...more
Cut Rate Auto Parts Iron Man 100 A Great One

Cut Rate Auto Parts Iron Man 100 A Great One

6/10/2013
Cut Rate Auto Parts Iron Man 100 A Great One By Ben Deatherage (Photos Courtesy of Aaron Reed and Jim Marshall) Fans at the Grays Harbor Raceway were treated to an awesome night of racing on Saturday June 8th. The 3/8-mile clay oval facility had a large car count on hand in the pit area that produced some wonderful action on the track. The headline event was the Cut Rate Auto Parts 100 for the Street Stock division which had them compete in a marathon one-hundred lap feature. Other classes...more
June 8th Race Day Format

June 8th Race Day Format

6/7/2013
RACE DAY FORMAT – JUNE 8TH IRON MAN 100 2:30 PIT GATES OPEN 2:45 PILL DRAW OPEN 4:30 PILL DRAW CLOSED 4:30 DRIVERS MEETING 5:00 HOT LAPS – SPRINTS, MODIFIEDS, HORNETS 5:15 GROUP QUALIFYING – STREETS (USE TO LINE UP MAIN) 5:45 INDIVIDUAL QUALIFYING - SPRINTS 6:30 OPENING CEREMONIES HEATS: HORNETS (10 LAPS) MODIFIEDS (10 LAPS) SPRINTS (10 LAPS) HOT LAP - STREETS (If Drivers want) INTERMISSION – Roll of the Dice for Invert (same for streets) MAINS: HORNET (20 LAPS) MODIFIEDS (30...more
Getting Up To Speed With…Scott Westley

Getting Up To Speed With…Scott Westley

6/6/2013
Getting Up To Speed With…Scott Westley By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Aaron Reed) Today we catch up with veteran driver Scott Westley who has ran at the Grays Harbor Raceway for the last decade. The Centralia, Washington chauffeur has competed in the Street Stock (formerly known as the Hobby Stock) division and is now a regular in the ranks of the Shipwreck Beads IMCA Modifieds. Before competing at GHR Westley had driving experience in dirt bikes, quads, and Demo Derby cars. Driver:...more
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