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Oahe Speedway National Record Updates
Wayne Denklau, Wayne NE, set the SS/P National Record on September 27, 2015, at 11.30 ET and 116.21 MPH
Rick Ryan sets SS/NA National Records
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Rick Ryan, of Aberdeen, SD, set both ends of the NHRA SS/NA National Records at Oahe Speedway on September 21, 2013. Ryan set the ET record at 10.88, and the MPH marker at 122.35
John Hladky, of Stuart, NE, retains the G/S record ET at 10.96 and 120.87 MPH.
Don Anderson, of Duluth, MN, still holdsthe M/D records with an 11.82 pass at 113.18 MPH.
Both record were set at last year’s National Open.
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 2011, 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 113.18 MPH.
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 2012.
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.
Ron Mattson sets H/SA Record at Oahe
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 recalculated.
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 classes.
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 118.82.
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 Cromwell, MN.
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.
Oahe 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 here
Ten NHRA Stock/Super Stock National Records set at Oahe Speedway!!
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 categories.
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