Category Race Results

WRP Celebrates Champions

frank roberts dennis coffeyThe season of of rain is over. With almost half of the season being rained out, most say Mother Nature was the big winnner.

In Top ET, Frank”The Snake” Roberts and his beautiful Corvette Took home the championship. Roberts bested reining track champion Roger Robertson to take his second WRP title.Mike Davis, Tim Adams, and Steve Clark rounded out the top five.
Two WRP champions were in the hunt all year for the Modified ET championship.
Johnny Hodges with his classic Nova “Ol Blue” and reining champion, Dennis Coffey and his mighty Mavrick
Hodges, a four time WRP champion did all he could, but by a slim 3 point measure,Coffey backed up his 2012 championship by adding another this year.
Tom Watson, Tim Rothrock, and Christopher Kirby rounded out the top five.
The staff of Wilkesboro Racew...
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Greene And Powell best in Race Against Cancer

tez powell chris johnson chase hensdell allen greeneAllen Greene is a regular at Wilkesboro Raceway Park, but you rarely ever see him in a driver suit. Greene can mostly be seen crewing and helping out reining WRP Top ET champion Roger Robertson, but not this past Saturday!

Greene rooled out his blazing fast Trans Am and put all challengers on the trailer to take home the $2000 prize. Greene was matched up with Tracy Kilby and his classic Nova in the finals.
Modified ET saw the young guns of the sport show the old pros how it’s done.
Both former multi track Jr. Dragster champions, Tez Powell and Hannah “Bubblegum” Blevins and their classic Chevelle’s met up in the finals.
Blevins gave it all she had, but came up short handing Powell the win.
Other winners included Chris Johnson taking the win over Mike Conley in motorcycles and Chase He...
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Buchanan And Watson Victorious At WRP

jerry wheeler michael holloway robert buchanan tom watsonGreat weather two weeks in a row and the return of day racing to Wilkesboro Raceway Park brought out the old pros.

In Top ET, former multi time WRP champion Robert Buchanan and his dragster took home the win, but by no easy task. Buchannan was paired up with another former multi time WRP champion in Timbo Blevins.
Modified ET saw the same results, two former champions, Tom Watson and Dennis Coffey. Most of the time when Coffey is in the final round, he get the win, but not today, Watson and his classic Mercury took home the prize.
In the Thursday Night Thunder shootouts, Michael Holloway took home the win in the Crossroads Harley Davidson Streetbike Shootout, and Jerry Wheeler was the winner in Top Street.
This weekend 3 big days of racing are on tap! Thursday is Test N Tune night whe...
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Leaser Marler And Coffey Take Wins

Finally Mother Nature went away and Father Sunshine smiled brightly on the racing at Wilkesboro Raceway Park.

Carl Marler and his Duster took home the Top ET prize by defeating CJ Curtis and the famed El Toro Barracuda in a all Mopar final.
Mdoified ET Saw Track Champion Dennis Coffey take the win over Keith Atchison.
In their final appearance of the 2013 campaign, Larry Leaser brought out his big wheelie popping Camaro and took home the victory.
Racing This week moves to daytime, with Gates opening at 11 Qualifing @ 12:30.
Come out and enjoy a day at the races and root for your favorite local racers!!
For more info, visit www.wilkesbororacewaypark.com, call (336) 973-RACE (7223) or visit us on Facebook!
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Father and Son Finals highlight Big Bucks Shootout

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The pride of the Mopar camp, father and son, Luke and Brandon Hutchens have raced each other for well over a decade, in fact took each other out in  few races, but had never met in a final round til Saturday night. A confident Brandon and his Duster left the line first, but Luke and his mighty Plymouth Arrow used the force and nailed the start with a .0009 light, giving him the holeshot win over son Brandon.

In Modified ET it was a all bowtie event in the final round.
Reining WRP Modified ET Champion Johnny Hodges and his faithful Nova Ol’ Blue faced off with the Mozilla Monza of. Tim Byrd
Hodges used his championship form and took home the winners share of the Big Buck shootout purse
Wilkesboro Raceway Park will be open Thursday night for the popular Test N Tune night...
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Buchanan And Church Take Home Wins

neal church robert buchananMother Nature finally let us race Saturday night and and what a race it was! People running dead on their times, and losing! The competition was fierce in both classes.

Former WRP Track champion Robert Buchanan and his dragster proved to be to much for all there. Buchanan defeated the Camaro entry of Mike Davis to take the win in Top ET.
In Modified ET, Neal Church and his Mustang was on a wire! The car was all but flawless all night. Church took out Chris Kilby and his classic Olds for the win.
This week 2 big night of action! Thursday the popular Test N Tune night will be in full swing. Only $10 gets you in to watch or race your car down the track!
Then Saturday, Big Money is on the line in both classes! the Modified and Top ET BIG BUCK SHOOTOUT! With $4000 up for grabs, you can bet...
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Mother Nature Leads Points In All Classes

Once again Mother Nature took control and washed out the Modified ET BIG BUCKS Shootout. It has been re-scheduled for Aug. 10th.

Racing will continue this week providing it’s ok  with you know who.
2 big nights are in the plans this week at Wilkesboro Raceway Park!
1st up Thursday night, the popular Test N Tune night Where you can race or just enjoy your friends racing!
Only $10 gets you in to watch or race! Gates will open @ 6pm.
Then Saturday night the stars & cars of the WRP Points Series will be dukeing it out for the & those ever so important points!
For more info, please visit www.wilkebororacewaypark.com or call (336) 973-7223
and check us out on Facebook!
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Robertson and Bolick Double Up

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Very rare do you see back to back winners in one division, but Jessie Robertson and Danny Bolick treated the WRP fans to back to back wins in both divisions!

Robertson and his dragster took on the mighty red Camaro piloted by Tim Adams in the finals. Adams was a little to anxious and turned on the red light giving Robertson the win on the starting line!
Bolick and his Mustang was pared up with the hired gun from the Stockyard militia, former WRP champion Norman Powell. Powell didn’t give it away on the line, but Bolick was .001 of a second away from a perfect start and it was all over at that point.
This week Wilkesboro Raceway Park has 2 nights of racing on the slate. First up, Thursday night test and tune, only $10 gets you in to race your buddies or to watch them go down the strip...
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Robertson and Bolick Take the Top Prize

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Most of the time when you say the name Robertson associated with a TOP ET win at Wilkesboro Raceway Park, you are refering to reining WRP Top ET Champion Roger Robertson. Not this time! the second generation, son Jessie took a page from his dad’s win book, then he and his dragster put it to good use! Robertson took out fellow High Country racer Clyde McKinney and his killer Camaro in the finals.
Modified ET saw another High Country victor in Dennis Bolick. Bolick and his mighty Mustang took on & out wilkesboro’s Chris Yates and his Malibu in the final round.
Test and tune will be moved to Wed. night this week and will be the only on track action this week due to the annual Singing In The Foothills concerts.
This Singing In The Foothills is a 3 day gospel singing event that benefits the Eb...
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Davis, Knight, and Talmon Take Top Honors

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Thankfully Mother Nature went somewhere else this weekend and the WRP fans were treated to a exciting evening of racing!

In Top ET Mike Davis in his Camaro & Scotty Johnson and his Opel GT carved their way thru one of the largest fields of the year to meet in the finals.
Normally when Johnson reaches the finals he’ll turn on the win light, but not this time! Davis turned on the power & took home his first win of the year.
Modified ET saw another GM final when the classic Novas of  four time track champion Johnny Hodges & David Knight. Hodges gave a championship effort, but Knight wouldn’t be denied, and took the win.
Classic Gear Jammer competitor Tom Talmon gave himself a great 50th birthday present, a WRP win! Talmon and his classic shoebox bested Donn Brandt and his Mustang to take ...
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