CORDOVA, Ill. — The 65thannual O’Reilly Auto Parts World Series of Drag Racing was held at Cordova International Raceway last weekend in front of a record crowd treated to exciting racing action.


It is a race that has hosted generations of racers and their families, and attendance for the Aug. 24-26 event showcased high packed energy from the standing-room only crowd during Saturday’s races.


“The energy of the fans is what makes The O’Reilly Auto Parts World Series of Drag Racing the most popular event in the Quad Cities,” Cordova International Raceway President Dominic Blasco said. “Thank you to O’Reilly Auto Parts for helping the entire staff at Cordova International Raceway put on an exciting weekend of racing.”


Those in attendance were treated to a wide variety of racing machines rocketing down the track and amazing performances from the likes of Larry Dixon, and Del Worsham, whose Top Fuel cars and Nitro Funny Cars were the highlight of the weekend.


Kamper Korner bracket race winners from Sunday were: Pat McGlynn (Super Pro),  Brad Weets (Pro), Mark Rosenbohm (Street), Terry Heller (Footbrake), Steve Agnitsch (Trophy), Jill Pfohl (Novice Jr.), Bobby Ince Jr. (Super Jr.), and Dennis Lund Jr. (Quick 16).