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Bromley, now in his 11th year bracket racing motorcycles, grew up on dirt bikes and drag races his Honda CBR 1000 on a regular basis, heading to the track straight from work to live out his passion with the support of his family, including wife Beth and parents Mike and Wendie, who have rearranged birthdays and family obligations to support Bromley's Wednesday night racing habit.
Bromley defeats rival track champ in final Kevin Bromley, far lane, didn’t have the quicker reaction but put away Dundee, Ore.’s Roger Wolff, the Woodburn Dragstrip track champion, in a double-breakout final. NHRA SUMMIT RACING beat out the 96-entry field to win the No Electronics SERIES FINALS (Div. 6) — 2006 National DRAGSTER Challenge at Portland Int’l Portland Int’l Raceway track champion Raceway, and after taking time off after two great Kevin Bromley had his work cut out in seasons, getting back into racing was like easing on the final round of the Race of an old, worn glove. Champions when he squared off with “When I won the National DRAGSTER Challenge, Woodburn Dragstrip track I got a little Wally, and now I have his big brother,” championship winner Roger Wolff. said Bromley. “That was the first E.T. race with the Bromley prevailed in the double-break- bike, and I thought to myself, ‘Whoa, I’ve got a out round to secure bragging rights for winner.’ That was my first Wally, and I’ll never his track and a trip to Pomona to Jerry Stinson, far lane, rode his ’05 Suzuki to a breakout 8.98 on his 9.03 forget it, but I’ll never forget this one, either, no compete in the NHRA Summit Racing dial and fell to Bromley’s closer-to-his dial 9.78 (9.83). matter how many more I get.” ND Series National Championship, held during the Automobile Club of Southern California five seasons; Canty, one of Bromley’s staunchest NHRA Finals in November. competitors, won the Race of Champions in 2005 “We were both really close on the lights,” said and 2007. Bromley. “When my win light came on, I can’t Bromley, now in his 11th year bracket racing explain the feelings that came over me. The bike ran motorcycles, grew up on dirt bikes and drag races good, I had some good lights, and after winning the his Honda CBR 1000 on a regular basis, heading final, I was greeted by the whole team. It was really to the track straight from work to live out his Quarterfinalists: Dave Copeland (’88 Suzuki); pretty emotional.” passion with the support of his family, including Kevin Bromley (’06 Honda); Mark Canty (’02 The Yacolt, Wash., resident joined fellow Portland wife Beth and parents Mike and Wendie, who have Yamaha); Roger Wolff (’06 Kawasaki); Kevin Int’l Raceway rider Mark Canty as a Race of rearranged birthdays and family obligat
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