Shelby Peterson, from Prince Rupert, was named Junior Dragster at the 2018 Hot August Nites. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)

Competition heats up at Hot August Nites races

Drag racing held at Northwest Regional Terrace-Kitimat Airport over the August long weekend

The pavement was almost as hot as the competition at the 2018 Hot August Nights drag racing event in Terrace. On August 5 and 6, the two-day event drew hot rods and even young competitors to the race track at the airport.

Sunday results:

Sportsman

1st – Nathan Mattern

2nd – Karri Nelson

3rd – Mark Barnett

Pro

1st – Randy Baker

2nd – Craig Baker

3rd – Tyler Morton

Super Pro

1st – Mike McNeice

2nd – Russ Gutknecht

3rd – Kham Shantz, Prince Rupert

Bike/sled

1st – Ben Rego

2nd – Laura Omera

3rd – Brent Mohr

Jr. Dragster

1st – Logan Calkins

2nd – Delaney Ribeiro

3rd – Shelby Peterson, Prince Rupert

JL’s Pro Street Outlaw $5,000

Dallas Wiebe

Runner up – Tom Burbee

READ MORE: MVP of the Week — Need for speed

Monday results:

Sportsman

1st – Tommaso Pius Francesco Ponzini, Prince Rupert

2nd – Larry Craig

3rd – Gabriel Simard

Pro

1st – Kory Mckay

2nd – Todd King

3rd – Nathan Mattern

Super Pro

1st – Clint Dalla Vecchia

2nd – Brodie Paul Soares

3rd – Kenny Brown

Bike/sled

1st – Ken McColl

2nd – Seth Harmer

3rd – Brent Mohr

Jr. Dragster

Shelby Peterson, Prince Rupert

READ MORE: Heart of Our City — No place like home


 


keili.bartlett@thenorthernview.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

 

Kham Shantz took home third place for Super Pro at the 2018 Hot August Nites. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)

Kham Shantz of Prince Rupert placed third in Super Pro on Sunday, Aug. 5, at the 2018 Hot August Nites in Terrace. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)

Thomas Ponzini of Prince Rupert came first in the Sportsman category on Monday for the Hot August Nites competition in Terrace. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)

Just Posted

Incumbents and acclaimed mayors win elections all across B.C.’s north

Fraser Lake saw their first female mayor elected

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

Every vote counts: 10 tightest races in B.C.’s municipal elections

Peachland saw their election decided by just one vote

Northwestern BC Hydro transmission line to be refurbished

Replacing poles between Kitimat and Terrace far cheaper than complete new line

Voting set to start in B.C. proportional representation referendum

Two-part ballots now being mailed to all registered voters

Canada Post strikes leaves small shops in the lurch as holidays approach: CFIB

Rotating strikes began in Victoria, Edmonton, Halifax and Windsor

Voter turnout at 36% in B.C.’s municipal election

Vancouver saw 39% turnout, Surrey saw 33%

Harry and Meghan travel in different style on Australia tour

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are on day seven of their 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific.

AP Exclusive: Stephen Hawking’s wheelchair, thesis for sale

The online auction features 22 items from Hawking, including his doctoral thesis on the origins of the universe, with the sale scheduled for 31 October and 8 November.

In Khashoggi case: Saudi calls, ‘body double’ after killing

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called the son of Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom announced early Monday, to express condolences for the death of the journalist killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul by officials that allegedly included a member of the royal’s entourage.

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur waives right to preliminary hearing

Bruce McArthur, a 67-year-old self-employed landscaper, has been ordered to stand trial on eight counts of first-degree murder.

N.B. village faces backlash after council raises ‘straight flag’

Chipman Mayor Carson Atkinson says the flag met the village council’s criteria because it “recognizes, accepts and respects the rights of individuals under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.”

B.C. oncologist changing the face of breast cancer treatment

Dr. Juanita Crook, a Kelowna oncologist, has seen 100 per cent success using brachytherapy to treat breast cancer in some patients.

Most Read