Greg Hunter won the Top Alcohol Funny Car category at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Lordco Auto Parts B.C. Nationals

Burning up the track

Mission Raceway hosted the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Lordco Auto Parts B.C. Nationals on the weekend.

In the final results from Mission Raceway and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Lordco Auto Parts B.C. Nationals, Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., and Greg Hunter, Sheridan, Wyo., took home the wins in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car respectively.

Severance, worked his way through the field and ran 5.304 seconds at 269.54 mph in his final round victory over Megan McKernan, who clocked in at 5.973 seconds, 176.57 mph.

McKernan had the starting line advantage against Severance but then slowed and Severance was able to drive around her to take the win. This is Severance’s second win in a row. The last event was at the NHRA Kansas Nationals.

Hunter faced off against Shane Westerfield, Anaheim, Calif., and posted a winning run of 5.709 seconds, 256.55 mph in his ’11 Monte Carlo.

Westerfield drove to a 5.754 second, 257.21 mph lap for his runner up finish. The difference in their reaction times was 0.002 when they left the starting line but Hunter was able to stay ahead and repeat his 2014 Funny car win with another low 5.70 pass to defeat Westerfield.

In Super Stock and Stock, Jody Lang, Puyallup, Wash., took home the win in both categories. In Super Stock, Lang battled against Brian Weber, Black Diamond, Wash., in the final. Lang posted a winning run of 11.251 seconds, 91.92 mph.

In Stock, Lang defeated David Rastad, Maple Ridge, and took home his second Wally of the weekend. Against Rastad, Lang ran just 0.008 to his dial in and posted a winning run of 12.168 seconds, 102.02 mph in his ’81 Malibu.

Mike Shannon, Kelowna, was another racer that doubled up this weekend and took home the wins in Super Comp and Super Gas. In Super Comp, Shannon faced Scott Taylor, St. Isidore, Alta., and had a winning run of 8.919 seconds, 171.55 mph.

In Super Gas, Shannon took the win in his ’57 Corvette over George Scott, Graham, Wash. Shannon was off the line first and scored his second Wally with a 9.902 second, 147.56 mph pass over Taylor.

In Comp Eliminator, Dan Barton, Post Falls, Idaho, raced his ’05 Cavalier down the track to take the win over Brian Hyerstay, Springfield, Ore. Hyerstay had just missed the green by -0.001 and gave the win to Barton.

Other racers visiting the winner’s circle this weekend were Todd Sims, Puyallup, in Super Street; in the division’s RH Racecars Top Sportsman class it was Darryn O’Connor, Fort John, BC., taking the win;  and Andy Morris, Olympia, won in the Rig Rentals Top Dragster.

Visiting the winners circle this weekend in Sportsman Motorcycle presented by Harley-Davidson was Cody Cumpton, Vancouver, Wash;  in Super Pro, Lorne Ridley, Mission, and in Pro E.T., Craig Johnson.

Northwest Division racers head to Yellowstone Dragstrip for the next NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event, June 27-28.

The following are the final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Mission Raceway:



Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., 5.304, 269.54 def. Megan McKernan, Sierra Madre, Calif., 5.973, 176.57.



Greg Hunter, Sheridan, Wyo., ‘06 Monte Carlo, 5.709, 256.55  def. Shane Westerfield, Anaheim, Calif., ‘06 Monte Carlo, 5.754, 257.21.



Dan Barton, Post Falls, Idaho, ‘05 Cavalier, F/SMA, 8.676, 155.89 def. Brian Hyerstay, Springfield, Ore., dragster, G/D, foul.



Jody Lang, Puyallup, Wash., ‘81 Malibu, GT/IA, 11.251, 91.92 def. Brian Weber, Black Diamond, Wash., ‘86 Camaro, GT/EA, 10.698, 129.21.



Jody Lang, Puyallup, Wash., ‘81 Malibu, M/SA, 12.168, 102.02  def. David Rastad, Maple Ridge, B.C., ‘80 Malibu, L/SA, 12.086, 107.19.



Mike Shannon, Kelowna, B.C., dragster, 8.919, 171.55 def. Scott Taylor, St. Isidore, Alb., dragster, 8.878, 180.86.



Mike Shannon, Kelowna, B.C., ‘57 Corvette, 9.902, 147.56 def. George Scott, Graham, Wash., ‘09 Colbalt, 9.919, 168.60.



Todd Simms, Puyallup, Wash., ‘66 Nova, 10.897, 138.71 def. Tom Manfred, Liberty Lake, Wash., ‘81 Mustang, 10.869, 140.36.



Darryn O’Connor, Fort St. John, B.C., ‘11 Racecraft, 7.257, 179.82 def. Shawn Herbst, Selah, Wash., ‘63 Corvette, 7.608, 181.56.



Andy Morris, Olympia, Wash., ‘10 Mullis, 14.023, 67.71 def. Paul Nero, Eugene, Ore., ‘14 Undercover, foul.



Cody Cumpton, Vancouver, Wash., ‘95 Suzuki, 8.614, 140.31  def. Jake Havens, Edmonds, Wash., ‘08 Hayabusa, 8.526, 155.65.



Michael Dalrymple, Sunnyside, Wash., ‘09 Mullis, 8.902, 174.92  def. Dale Hrenko, Port Orchard, Wash., ‘03 Undercover, 8.896, 166.45.



John Dalrymple, Sunnyside, Wash., ‘04 Corvette, 9.913, 156.11  def. Steve Laskowske, Tigard, Ore., ‘63 Corvette, 9.887, 166.05.



Joshua Dalrymple, Sunnyside, Wash., ‘67 Camaro, 10.858, 141.53  def. Warren Jacobson, Abbotsford, B.C., ‘67 Chev II, foul.



Jon Riedel, Arlington, Wash., dragster, 7.099, 188.63  def. Trevor Ritchie, Sherwood, B.C., dragster, 6.797, 198.28.



Ted Miller, Cloverdale, Wash., ‘70 Nova, 11.562, 96.67 def. Tyson Lowe, Langley, B.C., ‘75 Nova, foul.



Lorne Ridley, Mission, B.C., ‘80 Monte Carlo, 9.528, 138.93 def. Jim Behnke, , , ‘67 Cuda, 10.236, 129.79.



Craig Johnson, ‘79 Malibu, 12.615, 98.57 def. Ted Miller, Cloverdale, Wash., ‘70 Nova, 11.214, 118.92.



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