Oahe Speedway National Record Updates
Three New National Records Set
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Three new national records were recorded during last
weekend's NHRA Division 5 National Open at Oahe Speedway.
Gene Bichlmeier, of Norfolk, NE, reset the GT/I records, in
his '66 Nova, with a 9.94 pass at 131.86 MPH.
Bichlmeier set the GT/I record a Oahe back in 201, and only
recently lost the marks. NHRA resets national
records to established minimums every two years.
Fellow Nebraskan, John Hladky, of Stuart, in his '66
Nova, pushed the G/S record to 10.96 at 120.87 MPH.
No to be outdone, Don Anderson, of Duluth, MN, put his
Mustang in the M/S record books, with an 11.82 pass at
Ron Mattson, of Cloquet, MN, still holds the H/SA
record, set during the 2011 National Open at the
Speedway. Mattson drove his '92 Camaro to an 11.17
pass at 118.03, to set the record.
National Records Await Stock/Super Stock Visit
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
National records can be set during this
weekend's NHRA Division 5 National Open. The Speedway
traditionally garners at least a couple national records in
Stock and Super Stock classes. With ideal atmospheric
conditions and cooler temps, the weekend is one of the best
for setting records. The Speedway has held three
records since last fall. It has only been within the
past three weeks that two of the records returned to
minimums. Records set by Gene Bichelmeier, of Norfolk,
NR and Wayne Denklau, of Wayne Ne, In GT/I and SS/K,
respectively. NHRA resets the records to minimums
every two years.
Ron Mattson, of Cloquet, MN, still holds the H/SA
record going in to this weekend.
Oahe Speedway's Retains National Records
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The Speedway retains the three national records held by Ron
Mattson, Gene Bichlmeier, and Wayne Denklau. As we
close out the 2011 season, it is a safe bet that the records
will stay with Oahe through the first Division events of
Mattson, of Cloquet, MN, holds both ends of the H/SA
record at 11.17 seconds and 118.03 MPH., set during the 2011
NHRA National Open at the Speedway. Denklau and
Bichlmeier set their respective class records during the
2010 National Open.
Denklau, of Wayne, NE, set the SS/K record at 10.20
with a speed of 128.11 MPH and Bichlmeier, of Norfolk, NE
snared the GT/I record at 9.92 seconds, stopping he clocks
at 132.67MPH. As a side note, Bichlmeier also
holds the SS/J record, 9.97/131.39, set at
Kearney (NE) Raceway Park, last October.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Ron Mattson, of Cloquet, MN, set both ends of the H/SA
records at Oahe Speedway last Saturday, during qualifying
for the 7th Annual NHRA Division 5 National Open.
Mattson pushed his '92 Camaro H/SA entry to the new records
with an 11.17 second pass at 118.03 MPH. Mattson
recently won the Stock Eliminator title at the Lucas Oil
Nationals, in Brainerd, MN.
National Records up for Grabs
Friday, September 23, 2011
Oahe Speedway is primed for all
out assaults on the NHRA Stock and Super Stock National
Record books this weekend. The Speedway
currently holds two national records. Wayne Denklau,
of Wayne, NE, set both ends of the SS/K record, with a
10.20 second ET, and 128.11 MPH, during the 2010 HNRA
National Open. Gene Bichlmeier, of Norfolk, NE, set
the GT/I records at 9.92 and 132.67 MPH. Both
competitors will return this weekend. The
Speedway also held the
G/SA record set by Monty Jones, of Osceola, NE, set during
the 2009 National Open. Jones set the ET mark at 10.89
and the MPH mark at 120.23. The G/SA was recently
reset to an established minimum. 11.50. National
records are allowed to stand for two years before being
Friday, April 1, 2011
Following the opening races of the 2011 season around the
country, Oahe Speedway continues to maintain the three
national record we currently hold in the Stock/Super Stock
for NHRA National Records
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
As of today, Oahe Speedway still holds three national
records set in September. For the most part, the
records should stand through the balance of 2010.
National records are up for grabs at selected NHRA Sportsman
events throughout the year, with the first of the 2011
season scheduled shortly after the first of the year.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Oahe Speedway holds two new Super Stock national records,
set during the recently completed National Open. Wayne
Denklau, of Wayne, NE, set the SS/K ET record, at
10.20 seconds and the MPH record at 128.11. Gene
Bichelmeier, of Norfolk, NE, pushed the GT/I record
down to 9.92 seconds, at 132.87 MPH.
Oahe Speedway still retains the G/SA record set by Monty
Jones, of Osceola, NE, set during the 2009 National Open.
Jones set the ET mark at 10.89 and the MPH mark at 120.23.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
With just over 16 days until the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle
Drags racing season kicks off, Oahe Speedway still holds
several National Records.
Rick Ryan, of Aberdeen, retains the SS/NA records, in
both ET and MPH, set at Oahe, on September 20, 2008.
The ET record stands at 11.00 seconds, and the MPH record at
Monty Jones, of Osceola, NE, set both ends of the G/SA
record in September of 2009. Jones set the ET record
at 10.89 and the MPH record at 120.23.
Another long-time record older, Steve Hutar, of Cromwell,
MN, still has the MPH record in J/SA, at 114.07. Hutar
set the record at Oahe, in September of 2008.
Mike Jeffrey, of Lexington, NE, pushed the V/SA ET record to
14.51 in September of 2009.
Monday, September 28, 2009
Monty Jones, Osceola, NE, set both ends of the G/SA records,
at the just completed 5th Annual CHS/Midwest Cooperatives/Cenex
Lubricants National Open, held at Oahe Speedway. The
new G/SA ET record is set at 10.89 and 120.23 MPH.
Mike Jeffrey, of Lexington, NE, took the V/SA MPH record, at
92.21. As of this past weekend, Oahe Speedway still
holds the SS/NA records set last year, by Rick Ryan. of
Aberdeen, and the J/SA MPH record, set by Steve Hutar, of
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
The Speedway still holds both ends of the SS/NA record, set
by Rick Ryan, and the J/SA MPH record, set by Steve Hutar.
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Going in to the start of the 2009 season, Oahe Speedway
retains three of the five Stock/Super Stock National Records
set during last September's National Open.
Rick Ryan(SS/NA), Steve Koppien(B/SA) and Steve Hutar(J/SA)
still hold the national records set during that event.
Ron Roddel's GT/IA record was bettered by Dennis Steward at
Orlando Speed World Dragway, on November 29, 2008.
Speedway National Record Update
Friday, November 20, 2008
Oahe Speedway still holds four
of the five Stock/Super Stock national records set during
September's CHS Midwest Cooperatives/Cenex Lubricants NHRA
Division 5 National Open. Matt Steen's SS/K record
fell to Kearney Raceway Park, in Kearney NE, two weeks after
he set the record at Oahe. Rick Ryan(SS/NA), Ron
Roddel(GT/IA), Steve Koppien(B/SA) and Steve Hutar(J/SA)
still hold the national records set at the speedway during
the 2008 Open. For current national records click
NHRA Stock/Super Stock National Records
set at Oahe
Monday, September 22, 2008
Ten new NHRA
National Records were set on Saturday, September 20, during
qualifying for the Zander Auto Parts Anderson
Contractors Aaron Koppien Memorial Stock/Super Stock Combo. Records were set
by five different drivers in both 1/8th and 1/4 mile
B/SA-Steve Koppien, Sioux Falls, SD
1/4 ET-10.16 1/4 MPH-129.82
1/8 ET-6.40 1/8 MPH-104.33
J/SA Steve Hutar, Cromwell, MN
1/4 ET-11.45 1/4 MPH-114.07
1/8 ET-7.18 1/8 MPH-92.38
SS/K-Matt Steen, Marshall, MN
1/4 ET-10.68 1/4 MPH-125.40
1/8 ET-6.78 1/8 MPH-100.04
SS/NA-Rick Ryan, Aberdeen, SD
1/4 ET-11.00 1/4 MPH-118.82
1/8 ET-6.91 1/8 MPH-96.16
GT/IA Ronald Roddel, Sioux Falls, SD
1/4 ET-10.32 1/4 MPH-129.51
1/8 ET-6.54 1/8 MPH-103.30
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