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By PAUL DELANEY
Staff Reporter 

Medical Lake's Cooper is busy stocking trophy case

Drag racing success is fostered by plenty of family support

 

August 10, 2017

Paul Delaney

Justin Cooper of Medical Lake shows off his first and most recent "Wally" trophies following a July 16 win in a National Hot Rod Association Division 6 Super Comp race in Woodburn, Ore.

Turns out that Justin Cooper's latest addition to his trophy case might mean he maybe needs a new shelf.

The 28-year-old Medical Lake resident won his second coveted National Hot Rod Association Division 6 championship, "Wally" at Woodburn, Ore. July 16. It was the latest in a string of success at the drag strip, located just off of Interstate 5 between Salem and Portland.

Cooper drove the dragster owned by Spokane contractor Tom Clark to an elapsed time of 8.907 seconds at 172.11 miles-per-hour to defeat Joe Kapler of Tacoma (8.891, 167.87) and win the Super Comp title. While Cooper's tim...



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