The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway presented its annual Labor Day Weekend Junior Dragster doubleheader on Saturday, Aug. 30, and Sunday, Aug. 31. Festivities included a water balloon fight and Meadow Gold ice cream party.

Saturday, Aug. 30 - Short Line Express Markets Meadow Gold Series
Junior Lightning: Branda Seraphine (Fullerton, Calif.) defeated Brittney Schmidt (Golden Valley, Ariz.)
Junior Thunder: A. J. Fernandez (Murrieta, Calif.) defeated John "Bubby" Klutz (Las Vegas).
Junior Novice: Ralphie Ramirez (Victorville, Calif.) defeated Geabrielle Schmidt (Golden Valley, Ariz.).

Sunday, Aug. 31 - NHRA Div. 7 Championship Series
Junior 8-9: Caden Willett (Port Hueneme, Calif.) defeated Aaron Payne (Henderson).
Junior 10-12: Brooke Wakenhut (Las Vegas) defeated James Schumacher (Murrieta, Calif.).
Junior 13-14: Brianna Leigh Blinzler (Moorpark, Calif.) defeated Taylor Vetter (Henderson).
Junior 15-17: Brittany Johnson (Palm Desert, Calif.) defeated Andrew Madrid (Chatsworth, Calif.).