Mission Raceway: Action packed racing for the sumer.

Mission Raceway: Action packed racing for the sumer.

Firepower at Mission Raceway this weekend

Summer action at the Mission Raceway continues throughout August 2013.



Crowds turned out once again to see firepower and get their adrenalin fix at the Mission Raceway this weekend. The LANGLEY LOAFERS OLD TIME DRAGS featured the Supercharged AA Gasser Association (1970 & older vehicles only). Racing continues throughout the summer including the SMS/Komatsu SMOKE, FIRE AND THUNDER event featuring jet cars and wheelstanders.

AUGUST3rd: SAT night Mopac Performance Street Legal #10.9th: Fri night Mopac Performance Street Legal #11.10th/11th: Sat/Sun B-1 NHRA Summit ET Racing Series, Jr’s, Hot Rod, Super Combo, & Super Shifters. 2012 Gold Card Race Sat (if it is rained out it will be held on the next available dry B-1 weekend Saturday), 23rd: Fri day Test & Tune.23rd: Fri night Mopac Performance Street Legal #12.24th/25th: Sat/Sun SMS/KOMATSU SMOKE, FIRE & THUNDER, featuring Jet Cars & Wheelstanders, B-1 NHRA Summit ET Racing Series, Jr’s, Hot Rod, CWDA, CPSA, & BB/FC, Northwest Outlaws.31st: SAT night Mopac Performance Street Legal #13.

Check out the monthly race schedule.

 

Track stats:

  • World Class Drag Strip
  • 1 mile ( 1.6 km) Motocross Track
  • 1.2 mile ( 2000 m) Road Course

Drag Strip stats:

  • Length 4200 feet

  • Width 60 feet

  • Atlititude 25 feet

  • 660 ft of concrete

    Top speeds in excess of 270 mph:

    AA/FC (Nostalgia) -ET  5.701 / 250.62mph- July  2010, Tim Boychuck

    AA/FA (Nostalgia) – ET 6.143 /232.79 mph- July 16, 2006, Dave ‘Nasty’ Benjamin, Marysville WA.

    Top Fuel Harley – ET 6.418 – September 17, 2006, Jason Arkinstall, Surrey BC. Speed 226.41 mph – August 8, 2012, Tommy Grimes (Ray Price Racing).

    Pro Stock – ET 6.56 / 210.08 mph, Sunday, July 22. 2012,  Mark  Wolfe.

     

    Top Alcohol Dragster (blown alcohol) –  ET 5.290 – May 24/09, Shawn Cowie

    Speed 273.05 mph –  May 26, 2007, Shawn Cowie.

    Top Alcohol Dragster (injected nitro) – ET 5.213 – June 3, 2006 & 274.72 mph – May 26, 2007 both by Duane Shields, Las Vegas NV.

    Top Alcohol Funny Car – ET 5.57 / 261.83 mph – Sunday, May 27, 2012, Steve Gasparelli.

    Pro Mod – ET  5.82 –  Saturday, July 7, 2012, Mike Maggio.

     

    Speed 261.09 mph (world record) – Sunday, July 8, 2012, Mike Maggio.

    Pro Street – ET  5.993 – Sunday, July 24, 2011, Joe Delehay.

     

    Speed 243.63 – Sunday, August 26, 2012, Jay Syvertsen.

    Outlaw 10.5 – ET 6.74 / 213 mph – Sunday,  August 26, 2012, Steve Nicholson.

    M/T ET Street Radial – ET 7.82 / 183 mph – Saturday, September 29, 2012, Neil Richards

    Alky Roadster – ET 6.496, May 2, 2003, Jirka Kaplan, Calgary AB.

    SS/A – ET 8.71 / 153 mph, Alyn Lee, Red Deer AB.

    SS/AH – ET 8.565, May 8, 2004, Harry Holton, Modesto CA. Speed 153.60 mph, Jerry Jenkins, Modesto CA.

    AA/Gas Supercharged – ET  6.59 / 209.74 mph, July 29, 2012, Scott Owen.

    Jet/Funny Car – ET 5.82 / 274.30 mph, Saturday, August 25, 2012, Richard Smith.

    Jet Dragster – ET 5.00 / 314.57 mph, Saturday, August 29, 2009, Chuck Haynes.

    First nine second Stock Eliminator run – ET 9.99, May 6, 2001, Bobby DeArmand, Gallup NM, A/SA 1969 Camaro.

    First seven second Super Stock run ET 7.989, May 2, 2003, John Gallina, Las Vegas NV. SS/DX ’87 Grand National

     

 

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