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Huge Night of Drag Racing Set for July 25th in Puyallup!

-Bucky Austin's "Northwest Hitter" Funny Car

-Bucky Austin’s “Northwest Hitter” Funny Car

The 27th annual Goodguys Friday Nite Drags at Pacific Raceways outside Kent, Washington is shaping up to be a real 70s-style barn burner! A 4-Pack of fire-breathing Nitro Funny Cars headlines the full evening of vintage drag racing. But wait! There’s more!

Joining the fantastic fuel floppers will be that crazy Canadian Kerry Watson and his amazing “Fandango” ’57 Chevy Wheelstander! You’ll want to have your cameras ready for this guy as he blasts down the quarter mile shooting sparks and doing ¼ mile wheelies!

The Funny Car lineup is as impressive as it gets with Bucky Austin’s “Northwest Hitter” Trans Am, Twig Zeigler’s Plymouth Satellite, Nathan Sitko’s Plymouth Arrow and the Tocco, Garten “War Horse” Mustang! The earth-shaking funnies will make two runs during the fun-filled evening.

Joining all the headline grabbers will be 5 sportsman classes featuring hundreds of hellacious hot rods, gear-grinding street machines and unpredictable altereds. All sportsman racing entries must be 1972 and earlier vintage.

This year’s event schedule has been pushed back an hour to insure constant action throughout the evening! Pit gates will open at 11am with time runs starting at 2pm with final eliminations at 5pm. Featured exhibition cars will run at approximately 7pm and 9pm.

Click here for class structure and payout information!

The Goodguys Friday Nite Vintage Drags are held in conjunction with the Goodguys 27th Pacific Northwest Nationals July 25-27 at the Washington State Fair Event Center in Puyallup..

Then on Saturday, July 26th back at the fairgrounds in Puyallup, Goodguys is proud to present Dragfest NW featuring Northwest drag racing legends Bucky, Pat and Walt Austin, Jerry “The King” Ruth, “Genelteman” Hank Johnson and Herm Petersen. All six drivers will sign autographs for fans from NOON-1pm and again from 2-3pm. The cackle cars of Johnson, Ruth and Walt Austin will come to life on full loads of nitro at 1pm and 3pm!

-Kerry Watson's "Fandango" '57 Chevy Wheelstander

-Kerry Watson’s “Fandango” ’57 Chevy Wheelstander

-The "War Horse" Funny Car will be there!

-The “War Horse” Funny Car will be there!

-Twig Zeigler!

-Twig Zeigler!

-Canadian Nathan Sitko!

-Canadian Nathan Sitko!

-Meet NW drag racing legends Bucky, Walt and Pat Austin, Jerry "The King" Ruth, Hank Johnson and Herm Petersen Saturday at the Puyallup Fairgrounds!

-Meet NW drag racing legends Bucky, Walt and Pat Austin, Jerry “The King” Ruth, Hank Johnson and Herm Petersen Saturday at the Puyallup Fairgrounds!

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