NC Drag Racing Hall of Fame

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from the staff at WRP!

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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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Rain-Out (October 19th)

The Saturday points race 10-19 make up has been rained out, we will try again next week.  Have a good weekend.

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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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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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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, call (336) 973-RACE (7223) or visit us on Facebook!
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Day racing Starts Oct 5th with Gates opening at 11 am, Qualifying at 12.30, and the race begins at 2 pm.  All remaining Saturdays will be used for Rained out points races, except for the Race Against Cancer on the 12th of Oct.  The Friday Night Gambler’s Race on the 11th will start at 7.30 and will payback 80% of the $35 entry, 2 buy backs allowed at $20 1st 2nd or 3rd round loss in all four classes Top ,Mod Bikes and Jrs. Over night parking is allowed but all entries must be paid at entry.

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