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Local drag racer wins HS title at Woodburn


August 29, 2017

Devon Dixon finished in second place Aug. 20 at the Woodburn Drag Strip to win the season high school championship.

He will move on to the Division 6 finals at Woodburn next weekend.

In the first elimination, on Aug. 20, he dialed in a time of 13.72 and ran a 13.88 to eliminate Austin Varner of Astoria, who was second in points for the season. Varner dialed a 12.42 and ran a 12.55, which would have given him the win by .03 seconds, but he pulled a red light, starting too soon off the line.

The win gave Dixon a lock on first place for the season.

In the finals, Dixon said, he wasn’t wo...

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