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Racers Earn Marquee Wins at Humboldt County Dragway 60th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, 08 September 2023

HUMBOLDT, Iowa — Humboldt County Dragway, Iowa’s oldest operating drag strip, celebrated its 60th anniversary last weekend with a special event which included the IHRA Ironman Classic on Saturday.

Brad Nickerson took top honors in the Top ET (Box) class as Steve Evans raced to the runner-up finish.

Brad Nickerson

Guy Barley came through with the victory in Mod ET (No Box) with Sydney Richards his final-round opponent.

Guy Barley

Craig Delfs doubled up with wins in both the Sportsman and Pure Street races. Delfs dispatched Jamie Day in the Sportsman final. He took the win over Jessica Hansen in the championship round of Pure Street.

Craig Delfs

Zade Swanson led the Junior Dragster contingent as Patrick Scully earned runner-up honors. There was also a race for the Ozark Mountain Supershifters with Mike Rogers beating Chad Davidson in the final round.

Zade Swanson

More great racing was on tap during Sunday’s special 60th anniversary race.

Delfs scored his third win of the weekend and Day raced to another runner-up finish in the Sportsman class.

Craig Delfs 2

Devin McGee was the Top ET winner with Scott Henderson also advancing to the final round.

Devin McGee

Neal Finder found his way to the Mod ET victory as Nickerson followed up his Saturday Top win with a runner-up finish.

Neal Finder

Steve Moffitt was victorious in Pure Street as Levi Bahr took runner-up honors.

Steve Moffitt

Scully finished one spot better in Junior Dragster with his win over MacKenzie Scribner in the final round.

Patrick Scully

The party started with a Gamblers’ race on Friday night. Jeremy Youngblood was the Gamblers winner and Wade Lardy was runner-up.

Humboldt County Dragway has another great weekend of racing this weekend with a test-and-tune and Gamblers race tonight, followed by the Tall Corn Open on Saturday with a set of unique trophies to be handed out to the winners.

Click here to check out the track’s Facebook page about these and other exciting events.

Last modified on Friday, 08 September 2023