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Awards Banquet

Come join us at the 2013 Awards banquet which will be held at the Sagebrush Restaurant Jan 11 at 6 pm We will be giving Trophies and plagues to the top three in both Top ET and Modified ET plus first place in the Crossroad Harley Davidson Top Street motorcycle  Shoot outs.Plus door prizes The address is 1302 S Collegiate Drive Wilkesboro Nc 28697 Phone 336-838-2122 The location is just off Hwy 421 on Hwy 268 also called River Road ,its behind the Hampton inn and across the street from Wendy’s .Hope to see ya there.

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NC Drag Racing Hall of Fame

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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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O Reilly Logo

O’reilly Auto  Parts ,headquartered in Springfield MO has extended there three year contract for Three more years.
Danny Dunn Owner of Wilkesboro Raceway Park for the last 15 years said ,he was pleased with the announcement with a company with a  huge presents in Motorsports.
O”Reillys commitment to local grassroots tracks shows there believe in the sport of drag racing.
I hope that all of our racers and fans will support O”Reilly Auto Parts stores ,as they support us.
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New Purse Information

Minimum purse in Top and Mod Et will be %80 of the total entry fees in each class proportioned to Winner, Runner up and Semis.  Round money remains the same.

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August 17th Race is Cancelled

80% chance of rain; August 17th race is cancelled.

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Classic Gearjammers Rescheduled

Classic G/J will race at WRP on June 8th–not the 15th as originally posted

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Well once again the weather has dealt us a blow. The 4.90 extremes and points race will be rescheduled for next Saturday the 18th. If it rains on the 18th Im going to dam up the end of the track and run boat races…..

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Tonight’s Race Cancelled

Nasty weather again forces us to cancel today’s event: 5-4-13.

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4-27: Tonight’s Race Cancelled

Mother nature got us again. No racing today: 4-27.

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