Oahe Speedway

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NHRA
Division Five High & Mighty

Schedule of Events

Jul
21
Sat
Shootout Races w/9th Annual Junior Jam @ Oahe Speedway
Jul 21 all-day

Oahe Speedway

Oahe Speedway
2018 Shootout Races w/9th Annual Junior Jam
$400 to Win in Both Junior Major and Minor Classes!!
Saturday, July 21, 2018

Racer’s Gate Opens at 8:00am
Tech Opens at 9:00am
Spectator’s Gate opens at 10:00am
Qualifying/Time Trials at 1:00pm
Eliminations at 4:00pm

Shootout Races
Today’s program will feature a  Box/No Box Shootout.  We will run separate Box and No Box Eliminators if we have 15 or more, entered In each class, prior to the start of eliminations. We will combine the two classes in the semifinals to determine a final winner.  There will be only runner-up and winner money paid in the final combined round
We will also run a Trophy Shootout as well as an all-run Junior Dragster Shootout.
Additionally, Test and Tune, and Licensing will be offered throughout qualifying and during eliminations as time allows.

Buy Backs
Buy Backs will be offered for Shootout Classes with the exception of Trophy Shootout and Junior Dragster  Buy Backs will apply to first round only.
Fees
Box/ No Box  $20.00
Bike/Sled  $20.00
Junior Dragster – Buy backs will  not be offered for the Junior Jam.

9th Annual Junior Jam
The 9th Annual Junior Jam will be contested on Saturday afternoon.   Both Junior Major and Junior Minor eliminators will be run.  Special payouts and trophies will be offered in both classes.

Junior Jam Payouts:

Junior Major Winner – $400.00
Junior Major Runner-up – $200.00
Junior Major Semifinalists  – $100.00

Junior Minor Winner – $400.00
Junior Minor Runner-up – $200.00
Junior MInor Semifinalists  – $100.00

Printable 2018 Jr Jam Flyer
click here

Entry fees and rules may be found at Racer Information

Jul
22
Sun
Pepsi Points Race #6 w/South Dakota State Drag Racing Championship @ Oahe Speedway
Jul 22 all-day

Oahe Speedway


Oahe Speedway
Pepsi Points Race #6
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Featuring
2018
South Dakota 

Racer’s Gate Opens at 8:00am
Tech Opens at 8:00am
Spectator’s Gate opens at 9:00am
Qualifying/Time Trials at 9:00AM
Eliminations at 1:00pm

Pepsi Points Race #6

Today’s program will feature Pepsi Points Race #6 for the 2018 season.  All of our Speedway classes will be contested – Super Pro, Pro ET, Bike/Sled, Sportsman, Street Trophy, High School, Junior Dragster Major and Junior Dragster Minor.  Test and Tune and Licensing runs will be offered throughout our racing program.

Entry fees and rules may be found at Racer Information

The South Dakota NHRA Drag Racing State Championships

The South Dakota NHRA Drag Racing State Championship program will recognize and award grassroots racers with a unique, specially designed NHRA State Championships Wally plaque. Much like state high school athletic associations that conduct state championships in school sporting events, NHRA designates and recognizes one annual event per state that boasts NHRA member tracks as the official NHRA Drag Racing State Championships.  Oahe Speedway and Sturgis Dragway alternate this event.  Past winners are listed below:

NHRA South Dakota Drag Racing State Championships

(Championships are shared with Sturgis Dragways every other year)

2010
Inaugural Championship – Oahe Speedway

Super Pro – Dale Garber, Pierre, SD
Pro – Bill Bogner, Belle Fourche, SD
Bike – Charles Snyder, Selfridge, ND
Sportsman – Roger Anderson, Edgeley, ND
High School – Toni Vetter, Gettysburg, SD
Junior Dragster – Bonnie Fuchs, Bowman, ND (Junior Major)

2011
2nd  Annual Championship – Sturgis Dragway

Super Pro – Chris Fiester
Pro – Gary Wetzstein
Bike – Charles Snyder, Selfirdge, ND
Sportsman – Kenny Knutson
Junior Dragster – Carly Jo Ellingson, Rapid City, SD

2012
3rd Annual Championship – Oahe Speedway

Super Pro – Dale Garber, Pierre, SD
Pro – Todd Herman, Presho, SD
Bike – Chris Boom, Pierre, SD
Sportsman – Jay Tjeerdsma, Springfield, SD
Street Trophy-Duane Soper, Gettysburg, SD
High School – Ashley Holm, Pierre, SD
Junior Dragster – Hunter Monson, Groton, SD (Jr Minor)

2013
4th  Annual Championship – Sturgis Dragway

Super Pro – Tracy Konst
Pro – Rick Butler
Bike – Tony Dargatz
Sportsman – Kendra Kimball
Junior Dragster – Brett Konst

2014
5th Annual Championship – Oahe Speedway

Super Pro – Austin Mohr, Mitchell, SD
Pro – Roger Hanson, Pierrre, SD
Bike – Jessi Horsley, Pierre, SD
Sportsman – Jay Tjeerdsma, Springfield, SD
Street Trophy-Duane Soper, Gettysburg, SD
High School – Unknown
Junior Dragster – Jake Miller, Fort Pierre, SD (Jr Minor)

2015
6th  Annual Championship – Sturgis Dragway

Super Pro – RJ Simonson
Pro – Joel Lensegrav
Bike – Pete Johnson
Sportsman – Kenny Knutson
Junior Dragster – Arianna Nelson

2016
7th Annual Championship – Oahe Speedway

Super Pro – Ken Standiford
Pro –  Joe Harry
Bike – David Tibert
Sportsman – Stephanie Holm
Street Trophy- Duane Soper
High School – Jonathan Geuther

E.T. bracket categories that are part of the NHRA Summit Racing Series and a Jr. Dragster class contested in the state and NHRA geographic division will receive official NHRA State Championships designation.

 

Aug
4
Sat
Shootout Races @ Oahe Speedway
Aug 4 all-day

Oahe Speedway

Oahe Speedway
2018 Shootout Races
Saturday, August 4, 2018

Racer’s Gate Opens at 8:00am
Tech Opens at 9:00am
Spectator’s Gate opens at 10:00am
Qualifying/Time Trials at 1:00pm
Eliminations at 4:00pm

Shootout Races
Today’s program will feature a  Box/No Box Shootout.  We will run separate Box and No Box Eliminators if we have 15 or more, entered In each class, prior to the start of eliminations. We will combine the two classes in the semifinals to determine a final winner.  There will be only runner-up and winner money paid in the final combined round.
We will also run a Trophy Shootout as well as an all-run Junior Dragster Shootout.
Additionally, Test and Tune, and Licensing will be offered throughout qualifying and during eliminations as time allows.

Buy Backs
Buy Backs will be offered for Shootout Classes with the exception of Trophy Shootout.  Buy Backs will apply to first round only.
Fees
Box/ No Box  $20.00
Bike/Sled  $20.00
Junior Dragster  $10.00

Entry fees and rules may be found at Racer Information

Aug
5
Sun
Pepsi Points Race #7 @ Oahe Speedway
Aug 5 all-day

Oahe Speedway Summit Racing Equipment Racing Series

Pepsi Points Race #7
Oahe Speedway
Sunday, August 5, 2018

Tech Opens at 8:00am
Spectator’s Gate opens at 9:00am
Qualifying/Time Trials at 9:00AM
Eliminations at 1:00pm

Pepsi Points Race #7

Today’s program will feature Pepsi Points Race #7 for the 2018 season.  All of our Speedway classes will be contested – Super Pro, Pro ET, Bike/Sled, Sportsman, Street Trophy, High School, Junior Dragster Major and Junior Dragster Minor.  Test and Tune and Licensing runs will be offered throughout our racing program.

Entry fees and rules may be found at Racer Information

Aug
18
Sat
Shootout Races @ Oahe Speedway
Aug 18 all-day

Oahe Speedway

Oahe Speedway
2018 Shootout Races
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Racer’s Gate Opens at 8:00am
Tech Opens at 9:00am
Spectator’s Gate opens at 10:00am
Qualifying/Time Trials at 1:00pm
Eliminations at 4:00pm

Shootout Races
Today’s program will feature a  Box/No Box Shootout.  We will run separate Box and No Box Eliminators if we have 15 or more, entered In each class, prior to the start of eliminations. We will combine the two classes in the semifinals to determine a final winner.  There will be only runner-up and winner money paid in the final combined round.
We will also run a Trophy Shootout as well as an all-run Junior Dragster Shootout.
Additionally, Test and Tune, and Licensing will be offered throughout qualifying and during eliminations as time allows.

Buy Backs
Buy Backs will be offered for Shootout Classes with the exception of Trophy Shootout.  Buy Backs will apply to first round only.
Fees
Box/ No Box  $20.00
Bike/Sled  $20.00
Junior Dragster  $10.00

Entry fees and rules may be found at Racer Information

 

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Next Up at Oahe Speedway – July 21-22, 2018

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Oahe Speedway
2018 Shootout Races w/9th Annual Junior Jam
$400 to Win in Both Junior Major and Minor Classes!!
Saturday, July 21, 2018

Racer’s Gate Opens at 8:00am
Tech Opens at 9:00am
Spectator’s Gate opens at 10:00am
Qualifying/Time Trials at 1:00pm
Eliminations at 4:00pm
Potluck following Eliminations Saturday Night!

 

Shootout Races


Today’s program will feature a Box/No Box Shootout. We will run separate Box and No Box Eliminators if we have 15 or more, entered In each class, prior to the start of eliminations. We will combine the two classes in the semifinals to determine a final winner. There will be only runner-up and winner money paid in the final combined round
We will also run a Trophy Shootout as well as an all-run Junior Dragster Shootout.
Additionally, Test and Tune, and Licensing will be offered throughout qualifying and during eliminations as time allows.

 

Buy Backs

Buy Backs will be offered for Shootout Classes with the exception of Trophy Shootout and Junior Dragster Buy Backs will apply to first round only.
Fees
Box/ No Box $20.00
Bike/Sled $20.00
Junior Dragster – Buy backs will not be offered for the Junior Jam.

 

9th Annual Junior Jam

The 9th Annual Junior Jam will be contested on Saturday afternoon. Both Junior Major and Junior Minor eliminators will be run. Special payouts and trophies will be offered in both classes.  Junior Classes will qualify off reaction times.

Junior Jam Payouts:

Junior Major Winner – $400.00
Junior Major Runner-up – $200.00
Junior Major Semifinalists – $100.00

Junior Minor Winner – $400.00
Junior Minor Runner-up – $200.00
Junior MInor Semifinalists – $100.00


Potluck on Saturday Night

There will be a potluck on Saturday evening following eliminations.  Please plan to bring a dish or favorite dessert to pass

Printable 2018 Jr Jam Flyer

click here

Entry fees and rules may be found at: 

Racer Information

 

Sunday, July 22, 2018

 

Oahe Speedway
Pepsi Points Race #6
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Featuring

2018
South Dakota Drag Racing Championships

Racer’s Gate Opens at 8:00am
Tech Opens at 8:00am
Spectator’s Gate opens at 9:00am
Qualifying/Time Trials at 9:00AM
Eliminations at 1:00pm

Pepsi Points Race #6

Today’s program will feature Pepsi Points Race #6 for the 2018 season. All of our Speedway classes will be contested – Super Pro, Pro ET, Bike/Sled, Sportsman, Street Trophy, High School, Junior Dragster Major and Junior Dragster Minor. Test and Tune and Licensing runs will be offered throughout our racing program.
Entry fees and rules may be found at Racer Information.

The South Dakota NHRA Drag Racing State Championships

The South Dakota NHRA Drag Racing State Championship program will recognize and award grassroots racers with a unique, specially designed NHRA State Championships Wally plaque. Much like state high school athletic associations that conduct state championships in school sporting events, NHRA designates and recognizes one annual event per state that boasts NHRA member tracks as the official NHRA Drag Racing State Championships. Oahe Speedway and Sturgis Dragway alternate this event.  A special South Dakota Drags Racing Championship plaque is awarded to winners in Super Pro, Pro ET, Bike/Sled, Sportsman, Street Trophy and High School classes. 

Weekend Recap for Oahe Speedway – July 7-8, 2018

Oahe Speedway Shootouts
July 7, 2018
Callie Iversen, Pierre, SD, won the Box/No Box Shootout over Rocky Gabel, Valley City, ND.  Gabel, in his ’67 Cuda, broke out in an attempt to chase down Iversen’s ’62 Chevy II. 
Ray Horsley of Pierre, SD, took advantage of a closer to dial run despite a slower reaction time to defeat Dusty Kracht, Pierre, SD, in the Bike/Sled Shootout finale.
Trophy Shootout saw an old school vs. tuner matchup.  Torian Romero, Phillip, SD, in his ‘04 Mazda won over Charles Serbousek, Pierre, SD in his venerable ‘72 Duster.
Cutter Hammersley, Pierre, SD, pulled off a great .019 reaction time to defeat Dragr Monson, Groton, SD, in the Junior Shootout final. 
Pepsi Points Race #5
July 8, 2018
John Scott Demots, Lebanon, SD, defeated Joe Wolf, Pierre, SD, in the Super Pro Points Race #5.  DeMots put together .012 package in the semis to defeat Josh Buer, Lake Preston, SD, despite a perfect light by Buer.
Tom Harms, Valentine, NE, and Rocky Gabel, Valley City, ND, met in an all Mopar Pro ET Points Race #5 final with Harm’s ’70 Roadrunner turning back Gabel’s ’67 Cuda.
Mike Braley, Pierre, SD, took on Chris Boom, Summerset, SD in the Bike/Sled Shootout Points Race #5 final with Braley taking the win. 
“Doug” was going to win the Sportsman Points Race #5, one way or the other, with Doug Ripley, Pierre, SD, besting a red-lighting Doug Hooth of Huron SD.
Duane Soper, Gettysburg, SD, continued his winning ways in Street Trophy Points Race #5, defeating Charles Serbousek, Pierre, SD.
Hayley Depoy, Lantry SD, won HS Points Race #5 with a better reaction time/closer to dial over Jonathan Geuther, Fort Pierre, SD.
Evan Huse, Onida, SD, and Kylen Horsley, Pierre, SD, met in the Major Points Race #5 final, with Huse running a better package for the win. 
Justin Ehlers, Pierre, SD, secured the win in Minor Points Race #5 when Damen Horsley, Pierre, SD drew the red bulb at the hit. 
Drag Racing Basics
Oahe Points Series

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