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About Roger

Driver of our '57 Chev, Vietnam veteran (A Troop, 3/17th Air Cavalry Scout helicopter Line Chief and later Cobra Periodic Inspection team leader), retired ASE rated automotive mechanic. Roger became involved in drag racing during his high school days and after his stint in the Army ran E & F/MP [Modified Production] here in Division 6 before switching to bracket racing when the '57 became obsolete for class racing. He often raced at Puyallup, Kent-Pacific Raceways, Bremerton, Portland & the original Mission, B.C. track.

New Ram Clutch in Store for our ’57 in 2018

Since 2014 we have had breakage taking our ’57 out of races which we must address. It is clear that our older style Ram clutch with only static pressure adjustment and a very aggressive 6-paddle disc is no longer suited … Continue reading

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What I Love About Nostalgia Races

I wrote this in July 2013 but still feel the same way today – Roger: July 17th 2013:   Regardless if it is the annual Langley Loafers race at Mission, or the 1st Annual Wild West Nostalgia Race at Pacific … Continue reading

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Edwards & Young Report – July 8th & 9th 2017 – Pacific Raceways

Hey Guys/Gals, It was an action packed weekend for Edwards & Young Racing team as we had 3 cars in competition in total. Saturday: Super Saturday w/Nostalgia Funny Cars & Cackle Fest It was sure nice to see a large crowd … Continue reading

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Congratulations Chris!

Chris just got a new ride, and it’s NICE! A 2014 3500 HD Silverado with the 6.6L diesel Duramax engine with a ton of torque, Allison 6-speed transmission and all the bells and whistles! And he has cup holders EVERYWHERE! … Continue reading

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Seattle In The ’70s by Phil Burgess

Seattle in the ’70s, Part 1 by Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor The Great Northwest had some great car and great races, and some great photographers, too, as evidenced by the work of Herman Marchetti, who shares some of … Continue reading

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What Does the Future Bring?

Our first post on this Edwards & Young blog was on February 10, 2009 and the subject was; “What Was Your First ride?” And I started our original racing website in 1999, which is still in archive format here. Since … Continue reading

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HMS Photography Wicked Wagon Launch Sequence

Wicked Wagon sequence captured by Tony Hutchison of HMS Photography on June 25th 2017! THANKS TONY!!  

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Division 6 Race at Pacific Raceways – June 2017

  This weekend was the race Chris & Paul were looking forward to, being a divisional race in “The Land of The Leaders” where you face the very best competing for a Wally. Both were entered in Pro Bracket. It was … Continue reading

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BC Super Shifters Race – June 10th – June 11th – Pacific Raceways

  This weekend we had the ’57 out for the annual BC Super Shifters race at Pacific which was a double-header event. On Saturday the car was running very well and we cut a perfect light in round 1 to … Continue reading

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Edwards & Young – June 3rd 2017 – Pacific Raceways

This evening Chris was racing in Pro Bracket and Torri was going at it in Sportsman at Pacific Raceways with Paul providing valuable assistance for both through the evening! Both Chris & Torri made it to the semi-finals in their respective brackets before … Continue reading

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Edwards & Young – May 6th 2017- Pacific Raceways

  This was another day of challenges for the great crew at Pacific Raceways dealing with water coming up through the track on the top end after heavy showers on Friday evening, but they managed to pull it off! They … Continue reading

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Edwards & Young – April 15 2017 at Pacific Raceways

April 15, 2017: The crew at PR busted their rears all day fighting water coming up through the track on the top end and made it possible for us to get a couple time-only runs on the ’57 and Paul’s … Continue reading

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