Canadian Photo Extra – NHRA Seattle Edition
Alberta’s Dale Giroux wheeled his hard-charging Chevy to the semi final round in Comp – losing only to eventual winner – Australia’s Brandon Huhtala.
New Westminster’s Mike Nottingham had a terrific run in Super Stock with his SS/EA Ford – going to the “final four” on Sunday
Rick McKinney (from Richmond BC) ran his familiar SS/KA Olds to the 3rd round in Super Stock
Rob MacKenzie entered his gorgeous ’57 Corvette in Super Gas and lasted to the 3rd round.
Mike Shannon was the only Canadian winner at the O’Reilly Northwest Nationals – scoring the event’s Super Gas title for the 2nd time in his career
Scott Lowe (near lane) had a great effort in Super Street 10.90 — finishing in round #4 with his Langley-based ’68 Camaro
Event defending TAD champ Shawn Cowie qualified #5 with a 5.375 secs – but was surprisingly knocked out in the second round this year.
Casey Plaizier was the quickest Canadian qualifier in Stock at -.803 and he went on to a strong 4th round finish.
Eddy Plaizier lost in round #3 of Super Gas driving his ’63 Corvette Roadster
Eric Lanz does a burnout in his B.C.-based S/G Chevy
Sean Ferguson (from Langley BC) entered his ’88 Mustang L/SA car in Stock
All Photos by: Gerry Frechette