Saratoga Speedway hosted Street Outlaw drag racing last Saturday. Photo by Douglas Waller/Blackwolf Photopro

Street Outlaws take to Saratoga Speedway track

Saratoga Speedway hosted Street Outlaw drag racing and Time Attack competitors last weekend.

If you enjoy heart pounding, tire squealing, raw horsepower on the straight strip and extended oval, these events are for you. The crowd was entertained on the straight strip by many different vehicles in three different classes and one competitor, Kassidy Smith, in her rail dragster for some demonstration runs.

In the street division, Larry Myhers captured the top spot in his Darth Vega. In the small slick tire class, James Wright won in his Chevelle. In the big slick division, Stephan Roberts won in his Chevy Roadster. In the Time Attack division, Jamie Gilroyed won in his Ford Focus RS on the extended oval track

The next Street Outlaw drag race and Time Attack event at Saratoga Speedway is Sept 21. Fuel up your hot rod and come compete or just take a Saturday cruise to the speedway to take in the action. Contact the speedway for more details at saratogaracing.ca.

The next oval track event is Sept. 14 sponsored by Peninsula Co-op. On that night, the competitors will be the Crash to Pass cars, Figure 8 jousters, Mad Max Extreme racers and both Hornet car divisions.

Bring a friend to the track then come back for the grand finale Sept. 28 when you will see the massive fireworks display.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Willow Point Elementary needs your vote

Library initiative vying for prize money in Follett Challenge

Friday is the deadline for students to get Bowl for Breath registration in

Calling all students – the 32nd Cystic Fibrosis Bowl for Breath needs… Continue reading

Citizen birders contribute to 120th annual Christmas Bird Count

Species tallied in Campbell River, Cortes and Quadra Islands and Port McNeill

Campbell River Museum hits the 15 year mark for its Used Book Sale

Book donations are now being accepted and can be brought to the Museum’s back door off of 4th Ave

Have your say on the regional composting facility in Campbell River

CSWM launches online survey, will host two public engagements at Maritime Heritage Centre

Anti-pipeline protests in support of Wet’suwet’en continue at B.C. government buildings

‘We are unarmed, they have guns,’ protesters chanted on Wednesday morning

Vancouver Island man arrested after police seize suspected illicit drugs in Nanoose Bay

Car impounded after Port Alberni driver clocked travelling at more than twice the posted speed limit

Harry and Meghan should cover their own security costs: NDP heritage critic

The prince, Meghan Markle and their eight-month-old son Archie are reportedly staying at a mansion near Victoria

Theo the 800-pound pig trimmed down and still looking for love on Vancouver Island

“He’s doing really well, lost quite a few pounds and can run now.”

Horgan unveils B.C. cabinet shuffle changes

Premier John Horgan has made three major changes to his cabinet

Advocates call hospital parking fees a ‘shakedown’ after learning most Island tickets are waived

Victoria General and Royal Jubilee hospitals among the most ticketed on the Island

Dog reunited with Tofino owner, months after being taken from beach

Shannon Boothman ‘ecstatic’ at pet’s return after a tip leads to social media search

B.C.’s first ride-hailing app to launch in Tofino, Whistler in February

The Whistle! app will be available in Tofino on Feb.1 and in Whistler Feb. 6.

Councillor resigns in Revelstoke after colleagues approved 67% raise

Council approved a 134 per cent raise for the mayor of Revelstoke

Most Read