KENT, Wash. -
Mon, 07 Aug 2017, 17:19 PM
Parker, Payne, & Hyerstay Crowned at Northwest Nationals
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Photo copyright 2017 Auto Imagery, Inc.
Kim Parker, Jay Payne, and Bryan Hyerstay all celebrated in the winner's circle with their teams
following their final round victories at the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways in Kent,
Kim Parker and crew celebrate her first National event win.
Local Top Alcohol Dragster runner, Parker of Graham, squared off against Joey Severance, Woodburn,
Ore., in the final round. The Defending Lucas Oil Champion, Severance came out of the gate hot but
let off the throttle as he experienced mechanical issues. Parker overtook Severance, to take home
her first National Event Wally, hitting 5.748 seconds, 246.48 mph.
Jay Payne and crew celebrate his 48th National event win.
California Top Alcohol Funny Car racers, Steve Gasparrelli from West Covina and Payne of Claremont
dueled in the final round. Payne powered his way down the strip hitting 5.526 seconds, 266.00 mph,
to take the victory.
Bryan Hyerstay and crew celebrate his third National event win.
Hyerstay, Eugene, Ore., knocked off local Washington Comp Eliminator driver Ryan Warter of Olalla
in the final round, holding off Warter down the stretch; completing his victory pass at 8.692
seconds, 146.08 mph.
Andy Morris and crew celebrate his first National event win.
Don Sefton and crew celebrate his second National event win.
Andy Morris, Olympia, Wash., cruised to victory in the final round of Top Dragster presented by
RacingRVs, as Kyle Seipel, Pleasanton, Calif., fouled at the starting line. In the final round of
Top Sportsman presented by RacingRv's, local racer Don Sefton of Port Orchard came from behind to
upend Bryan Warr, Riverton, Utah; registering a victory pass of 7.239 seconds, 170.86 mph.
Kevin Boyer and crew celebrate his first National event win.
Canadian Top Fuel Harley racer, Kevin Boyer of Edmonton, A.B., invaded and pulled off the mild
upset; defending World Champion Jay Turner, Julian, N.C., broke shortly after launch. Boyer had his
share of mechanical issue as well but was able to surpass Turner for the victory, crossing the
finish line at 7.788 seconds, 150.46 mph.
Jeff Lane and crew celebrate his 11th National event win.
Dan Davis and crew celebrate his first National event win.
Randy Beck and crew celebrate his first National event win.
Tom Brown and crew celebrate his first National event win.
Jody Lang and crew celebrate his 28th National event win.
The other drivers visiting the winner's circle were Jeff Lane in Super Stock; Dan Davis in Super
Gas; Randy Beck in Super Comp; Tom Brown in Super Street; and Jody Lang in Stock Eliminator.
The Following are the final results from the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways:
TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER
Kim Parker, 5.748, 246.48 def. Joey Severance, 7.822, 120.43.
TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR
Jay Payne, Chevy Camaro, 5.526, 266.00 def. Steve Gasparrelli, Camaro, 5.646, 260.06.
Brian Hyerstay, Dragster, 8.692, 146.08 def. Ryan Warter, Chevy Camaro, 8.818, 151.51.
Jeff Lane, Chevy Cavalier, 8.771, 149.96 def. Justin Lamb, Chevy Cobalt, 8.744, 155.58.
Jody Lang, Chevy Maibu Wagon, 12.322, 104.24 def. Justin Lamb, Chevy Camaro, 9.685, 133.96.
Randy Beck, Dragster, 8.935, 167.20 def. Greg Taylor, Dragster, 8.933, 164.59.
Dan Davis, Ford Probe, 9.924, 163.99 def. Gene Kelly, Chevy Camaro, 9.929, 161.21.
Tom Brown, Chevy Nova, 10.855, 141.52 def. Larry Miner, Chevy Camaro, Foul - Red Light.
TOP FUEL HARLEY
Kevin Boyer, Harley, 7.788, 150.46 def. Jay Turner, Dixie, 15.485, 76.88.
TOP SPORTSMAN PRESENTED BY RACINGRVS.COM
Don Sefton, Pontiac GXP, 7.239, 170.86 def. Bryan Warr, Chevy Corvette, 7.277, 175.43
TOP DRAGSTER PRESENTED BY RACINGRVS.COM
Andy Morris, Dragster, 7.516, 177.49 def. Kyle Seipel, Dragster, Foul - Red Light.
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