Mother Nature Spoils the Race But Not the Celebration

fw1Mother Nature did her best to spoil everything Saturday night, but she just couldn’t!

The amount of rain she sent was enough to put a stop to the racing action of the WRP Points Series & Classic Gear Jammers, but she couldn’t stop the fireworks & celebration of the birth of our great nation!
WRP will be closed for racing this Saturday night but will be open Thursday for the popular Test N Tune night. Gates open around 6pm & only $10 get you in to watch or race!
WRP will re-open for racing next week with 2 big nights of action. Thursday Thunder returns wit test n tune along with the Crossroads HD Street Bike Challenge & the True Street Shootout...
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This Weekend!

Gates open at 4 qualifying at 5.30 eliminations start at 7 pm   
Free entry for fire works and race after 8.30 pm
Adults $15 11 thru 15  $10  and 10 years and younger are free.


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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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Race Against Cancer


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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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Test and Tune this Week

Test and Tune is Wednesday  this week instead of Thursday.

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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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Buchanan Takes The Bucks

john plott bobby buchananBig Bucks brought out the big guns of Top ET racing Saturday at Wilkesboro Raceway park. Dozens of drivers came out to go after the big money payout. After the smoke had settled it came down to a classic door car/dragster finals. Don Stevens and his 76 Mustang & the Father and son dragster team of Bobby & Brett Buchanan. Father, Bobby was doing the driving chores this weekend and vowed not to be going back home to Newton NC without the cash! Stevens cut a great light first but the powerful dragster ran him down and took home the prize by a mere .037 of s second. The Modified ET racers were on hand for a non points event. Statesville racer John Plott and his shoebox 55 Chevy was the king...

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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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Top Big Buck Shootout

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