2014 Team Bremerton

TEAM         TEAM         TEAM      
RANK         RANK         RANK      
4 U665 BRIAN THOMPSON   4 G657 RALPH MUELLER          
10 276B DON BRUYA   10 J622 JAY SCHMID          
11 603F KRIS JOHNSON   11 3081 JEFF EASON          
12 F692 TINNA WARD   12 T615 MIKE BROWN    
13 H602 DAVE HARTER   13 6164 LARRY SAILLY    
14 6273 KATIE HAYES   14 U665 BRIAN THOMPSON          
  SUPER PRO     MOTORCYCLE          
TEAM         TEAM                
RANK         RANK                
1 J629 JEREMY SEARS   1 6032 JIM FUNDERBURG          
2 6523 TIM SCHROEDL   2 688 SCOTT MCLEOD          
3 6352 JIM BRUNS   3 6118 JOSH JOHNSON          
4 6101 BILL VEST   4 6007 BILL NITTA          
5 J694 JOSH SEARS   5 6776 BRANDON HINTON          
6 J600 SHERRY BARNETT   6 693 JOHN PLASTER          
7 663T ANDY TAYLOR     HIGH SCHOOL          
8 D680 DAVE DEITCH   TEAM                
9 6416 ROB LARSON   RANK                
10 A637 DUANE FIELDER   1 HS 101 RYDER BISCAY          
11 6762 RICK LAMOUREUX   2 B602 ZACH ZURBRUGG          
12 6705 LONNIE SHARKEY                    
13 K659 KEVIN YOUNGS                    
14 J624 DAVE ROBBINS                    


2014 NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Finals

Northwest Division ET Finals

August 28-31, 2014

Woodburn Dragstrip, Woodburn, Oregon

Track Elevation 182’

Hear the PA on 98.3 FM or

Competitor Information

Entry fees: ALL U.S. FUNDS

                   Test and Tune (Thursday) $40

                   Car & Driver (Weekend) $95

                   Car & Driver – High School $30

                   Car & Driver – Jr. Dragster $30

                   Crew (Full Event) $30 ($10 single day)

                   Children 6-14 $5 (5 & under free)

                   Camping (Event) Free with entry

NO ENGINE NOISE prior to 8 am or 30 minutes after the last car goes down the track!!!!!!


Wednesday, August 27

Parking &                          12 noon – 9 p.m.

Tech Inspection (priority to ETI)


Thursday, August 28

Gates open & Parking        8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Tech open                          9 a.m.

Test & Tune                       12 noon – 8 p.m.

Team Captain Meeting        5:00 p.m.


Friday, August 29

Gates open                          7 a.m.

Tech open                            8 a.m.

Gambler Race                      8 a.m.

Time Trials (non gamblers)    10 a.m.

Team Captain Meeting         5:00 p.m.


Saturday, August 30

Gates open                          7 a.m.

Tech open                           8 a.m.

Time Trials                          8 a.m.

Race of Champions             1 p.m.

Poker Tournament               7 p.m.


Sunday, August 31

Gates open                          7 a.m.

Eliminations                          8 a.m.


Racers may leave trailers overnight on Sunday.


The race will continue to Monday if necessary. If Saturday’s Race of Champions is rained out, it will be run following the completion of Sunday’s event.


Team Structure

Each participating track is allowed to bring 48 entries, regardless of class, in addition to 2 High School, and 6 Jr. Dragster competitors.

 All team members must have competed in a minimum of three Summit events (in any class) at the track they will be representing at this event.

 Racers in the Race of Champions (Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, and Motorcycle) must have competed in at least half of the Summit events (in any class) at the track they will be representing. Further, the 50% minimum must be met on no fewer than 3 different Summit Series event weekends. Any racer found to be ineligible will be disqualified immediately and all winnings/prizes/points will be forfeited.


Team Designators

A – Lost Creek B – Bremerton C – Coos Bay D – Madras

F – Firebird H – Medicine Hat J – Champion K – Saskatchewan

L – Lewistown M – Mission N – Spokane P – Portland

Q – Lakeview R – Renegade S – Pacific W – Woodburn

Y – Yellowstone Z – Walla Walla


Event Categories

Super Pro 7.00 – 11.99, electronics allowed

Pro 9.00 – 13.99, transbrake allowed

Sportsman 12.00 – slower, no electronics/transbrake allowed

Bike/Sled 7.00 – 13.99, no electronics allowed

High School 11.00 – slower, no electronics allowed

Jr. Lightning Ages 13 & Older

Jr. Thunder Ages 8 to 12


Run order for Time Trials

Friday – Sportsman, High School, Jr. Thunder, Jr. Lightning, Pro, Super Pro, Bike/Sled

Saturday – Sportsman, High School, Jr. Thunder, Jr. Lightning, Pro, Super Pro, Bike/Sled

We will make our best effort to give every racer two time trials on Friday and one on Saturday. If you are competing in the Gambler race and lose 1st Round you will be allowed to run your second time run with the non-gamblers. If the need arises, we will have a special session Saturday morning for the Race of Champions participants, and then fill in between ROC rounds with the remainder of competitors.


Gambler Race and Dash for Cash On Friday there will be a Gambler Race. There will be 6 classes: Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Motorcycle/Sled, Jr. Thunder and Jr. Lightning. Entry fees: Super Pro - $50; Pro - $40; Sportsman, Bike/Sled, Jr. Thunder, Jr. Lightning - $30. The Gambler Race will begin at 8 a.m. on Friday. If you are eliminated in the first round of the Gambler race you may get a second time run with all non-gamblers. Once a person has had two runs down the track their day is complete. The exception is for those Gambler racers that are still in competition after the second round.


The Dash for Cash will take place on Saturday for racers who are not a part of the Race of Champions. During Saturday morning’s time trial session, racers who sign up can dial in, and the top 16 drivers in Super Pro, Pro, and Sportsman with the best total package will run for cash and a trophy in each class (any Motorcycle/Sled racers can enter Pro). Entry fee for all classes: $20. Sign-ups for the Gambler Race and Dash for Cash will take place at the NHRA trailer.


Oil-Retention Devices All racers in cars running quicker than 9.99 seconds in the ¼-mile or faster than 135 mph, must have an oil-retention device equipped.



If you are racing in a car running quicker than 14.99 please do not use antifreeze in your vehicle. Antifreeze is very difficult to clean up and excessive delays could cost your fellow competitors valuable time on the track.


Pairings and Lane Assignments

All classes will be called to the lanes in sessions. Each team will be assigned specific lanes and sessions throughout the event. From those assignments, a random draw will be made to pair the lanes for each elimination round.

 The driver in each class with the best reaction time during the first time run on Saturday will earn the potential bye for first round on Sunday. During subsequent rounds, the best winning reaction time will have earned the potential bye for the following round. For the Race of Champions, the first round bye will be based on a random draw, with the best reaction time earning the bye in following rounds.

 Lane choice will be done by a coin toss at the head of the lanes.


Team Captains

Each team is allowed 2 team captains. Team captains will handle any and all problems or discrepancies that one of their competitors may encounter. Only one team captain will be allowed in the tower at any one time. Any disputes must be brought to the event director by a team captain. Division Director will rule on any issues and have final say on such.


Summit Series Decals

Each competitor will be required to run the series decal for the duration of eliminations. Those not having the decal will not earn points for team or be eligible for any prizes or awards.


Contingency Decals The NHRA Trailer will have a very limited supply of these. All racers are encouraged to have and/or get decals from the manufacturer prior to the event. Decals must be on vehicle for duration of eliminations. The contingency verification will take place after the race, but will be checked against photos from earlier rounds to see that decals were in place.


ET Finals Rules and Regulations

All drivers will be required to have an NHRA Membership and License/Competition number prior to the event. Contact your track officials if you need assistance.

All classes, with the exception of Bike/Sled, will be run on a five-tenth full tree with optional staging.

 Deep staging will be allowed, but it may not be written on the vehicle, nor will the starter make any changes to the starting procedure for those deep staging. Those deep staging assume all risk and must get in first as Autostart will be on for ALL categories.

 Bike/Sled will run on a split tree. Racers wanting a Pro Tree must put a P at the end of their dial (i.e. 9.00P). Look for a U on the scoreboard prior to your dial-in.

 CrossTalk will be used in Super Pro only. Racers not wanting CrossTalk need to place an "N" at the end of their dial-in (i.e. 9.00N). Look for a U on the scoreboard prior to your dial-in.

 Racer accepts all conditions of the race including dial-in, crosstalk, and tree type (.400 tree for bikes) once the vehicle is pre-staged.

 No passengers will be allowed in any vehicle during time trials or competition.

 Dial-ins and numbers must be on the front, right side, and rear windows

 Shoe polished numbers are only allowed in Sportsman and High School.

 Dial-ins must be displayed prior to leaving the head of staging lanes and entering the ready area, and may not be altered beyond that point unless OK’d by the event director.

 Once a driver pre-stages their vehicle, they have accepted the posted dial-ins on the scoreboard .

Excessive braking may be grounds for disqualification. Starter and/or Event Director will have final say on issuing a warning or an expulsion. If a warning is issued, any subsequent infraction will be grounds for immediate disqualification.

 Any racer or crew member found to be under the influence of alcohol or other substances, during racing hours, will be immediately excused from the event and the facility.

 All tech cards must be filled in completely and legibly, front and back, being sure to indicate your team name or designator at the TOP of the tech card.

 Team designator must be displayed on the driver side lower portion of the windshield, top of the cowl on dragsters and on the headlight for motorcycles.

 To compete at the Summit E.T. Finals a racer must have competed at a minimum of 3 Summit events (in any class) at the track they will be representing.

 Racers may only compete for one team at the Finals.

 Penalties will be enforced should one team vandalize another team’s pit decorations.

 No artificial noise-makers allowed.

 A driver may compete in a maximum of (2) Summit classes (Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Motorcycle).


Pit Vehicles

Team captains are responsible for policing their team’s pit vehicles for improper use. No motorized pit vehicles are allowed from sunset until 1 hour prior to racing resuming the following day. All riders must be licensed and a minimum of 16 years of age.


Pit Areas

Each team will be designated a specific pit area. We ask that all participants curtail any noisy activities at 10:00 p.m. on any night. Please also be respectful of the facility and use trash cans to dispose of any trash prior to leaving the facility. The trash truck will pick up trash each day after 5 pm. Please bag and tie any trash bags and leave them next to the road for pickup.


National Dragster Team Spirit Award

This prestigious award will be given to the team that displays the best spirit based on these factors:

Pit area organization and decorations, overall conduct and sportsmanship in all areas of the facility, team display and support in the grandstands. Award winner will be decided by the NHRA Certification Team.


Special Awards

These awards of excellence will be given to the Best Appearing Vehicle in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Bike/Sled, and Jr. Dragster. Best Engineered and Best Appearing Crew will each be awarded to one racer on Sunday. The award recipients will be decided by the NHRA Certification Team.


High School Eliminator

Open to any student that has attended high school during the 2013/2014 calendar year. A complimentary competition number will be provided for these participants. High School racers will also be able to enter either Pro or Sportsman on Sunday. No Motorcycles or electronics allowed. If Saturday’s race is rained out, High School will be contested on Sunday. If that happens, High School competitors can only run one class with one car, and must race a separate vehicle in Pro or Sportsman.


Jr. Dragster

Jr. Dragster drivers are eligible to make runs during the Test & Tune on Thursday. Friday is time trials and a Gamblers race. Saturday is the Race of Champions (Division Champion) and Sunday the Jr Dragsters will compete with their team for the Team Championship. Each track may send up to six drivers. Racers will be split into Lightning and Thunder classes based on age. A driver who started the season as a 12-year-old but turned 13 during the season can run in Thunder but cannot dial

quicker than 8.90. If Saturday’s ROC is rained out the ROC will follow the completion of Sunday’s Team race.


Track Manager’s Challenge/ Team Championship

Saturday’s Track Manager’s Challenge will award one point per round won in all seven classes. Parking for next year’s ET Finals will be based on results from Saturday’s points standings. Sunday, each participating track will be awarded one (1) point per round won in the six contested classes. The team with the highest point total will be crowned the Northwest Division Team Champions.


Race of Champions

Each track may send up to six representatives in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, and Sled/Bike. The winners of this race will be eligible to attend the NHRA Finals and compete for the Summit Racing Series National Championship.


ROC Purse                     Super Pro       Pro                     Sportsman         Sled/Bike

Winner                             $4500*            $4300*               $3900*               $3900*

Runner-up                        $500                $400                   $200                   $200

Semi-final                         $100                $75                     $50                     $50

*includes $3500 bonus for attending the National Championship event


Event Purse (Sunday)    Super Pro        Pro                    Sportsman           Sled/Bike

Winner                             $3000              $2500                 $1000                  $1000

Runner-up                        $1500              $1250                 $500                    $500

Semi-final                         $700                $500                   $150                    $100

Quarter-final                     $150                $125                   $85


Restricted Area

The only people allowed in the restricted area are: NHRA employees, track employees, racers in their cars, and crew members who are with the car on the track. No mascots or extra persons allowed.


Class Changes, Multiple Entries, Multiple Drivers

If you need to change from one class to another, please notify the tower. During each day, each car can only have one driver, and each car can only compete in one class. A possible exception to this is when a High School racer shares a car with a parent. In that case, the parent or student (not both) can run time trials on Friday, the student would compete in High School on Saturday, and the parent would compete on Sunday. Under no circumstances can a car make multiple runs in a time trial session, regardless of who is driving. Drivers are allowed to compete in a maximum of (2) classes provided they have a separate car for each class.


NHRA Membership Required

All competitors must be NHRA members in order to participate. All competitors must also have a NHRA competition number. See High School section for the one exception to this rule.


Racing Fuel

Woodburn Dragstrip sells Sunoco Race Fuels onsite. We carry 110, 112, 114, 116 and methanol.


Radio Station

Hear the PA on 98.3 FM.




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