Shane Edginton (4) and Dustin Strand (71) battle at River Cities on opening night. Mike Spieker photo.
This Sunday, the NLRA season continues with the second of five visits to the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks. Sunday's event is scheduled to be the 39th NLRA event at the high-banked, three-tenths mile "Bullring" on the Greater Grand Forks Fairgrounds. This event will headline the final hours of this year's edition of the Greater Grand Forks Fair.
Mike Balcaen (10) and Jesse Teunis (70) go door-to-door earlier this season. Speedway Shots photo.
This Saturday night, June the 22nd, the NLRA returns to actions with the first of three visits to the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. The event is scheduled to be the 29th series race at the high-banked, quarter-mile Roseau County speedplant.
Mike Balcaen (10) and Shane Edginton (4) battle at Devils Lake on June 1st. Mike Spieker photo.
This Saturday night, the NLRA returns to the Devils Lake Speedway near Crary, ND, for the second of three visits during the 2019 season. The race will be the 24th series race at the third-mile, high-banked clay oval.
Donny Schatz takes the checkered flag last Friday at River Cities. Mike Spieker photo.
Donny Schatz, driver of the No. 15 Fargo Petro Rocket, picked up the win in the NLRA portion of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event at the River Cities Speedway on Friday night. The win was Schatz's eighth with the club, moving him into a tie on the all-time wins list with the man he defeated for the win, Joey Pederson, driver of the No. 7P MarKit County Grain Victory.
Joey Pederson (7P) and Brad Seng (12S) battle at River Cities last Friday. Mike Spieker photo.
This Friday night, the NLRA season continues with the first of five visits to the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks. The series will be sharing the spotlight with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series for the first of three events in 2019. Friday's event is scheduled to be the 38th NLRA event at the high-banked, three-tenths mile "Bullring" on the Greater Grand Forks Fairgrounds.
Shane Edginton in victory lane at Devils Lake last Saturday night. Mike Spieker photo.
Shane Edginton, driver of the No. 4 Performance Auto Victory, picked up the season opening victory Saturday night at the Devils Lake Speedway near Crary, ND. The win is Edginton's fourth career series triumph, and third overall to start the 2019 season, as he has won both of the first two main events contested in weekly competition at the Red River Co-Op Speedway in Winnipeg. Edginton's victory was worth $2,000 dollars, with Walhalla Builders presenting the Golden Hammer Classic.
Ricky Weiss won all three features contested at River Cities on the John Seitz Memorial weekend.
Dustin Strand won the pole dash, and clinched his third series title with a fourth place run on Saturday afternoon.
Mike Spieker photos.
It was a big weekend for two-time series champion Ricky Weiss, driver of the No. 7 Keewatin Truck Service Bloomquist, as he won all three main events contested during the 12th annual John Seitz Memorial weekend at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks.
Mike Spieker photo.
This Thursday night, September the 6th, the 21st season of NLRA action comes to a close with the annual running of the 'Prelude to the Johnny' at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, which will kick off the twelfth annual John Seitz Memorial weekend. This Thursday's event will be the 37th time the Speedway has hosted the series since 1999.
Cole Schill and Don Shaw in victory lane at the Viking Speedway last weekend. Collin Nelson photos.
Cole Schill, driver of the No. 44 Mid Ag Dispatch MB Custom, and Don Shaw, driver of the No. 42S Northern Metal Recycling Victory, scored their first NLRA series wins of the season last weekend during the traditional Labor Day Double at the Viking Speedway in Alexandria, MN.
Shane Edginton (4) and Mike Balcaen (10) battle at last season's Double at Viking. Edginton heads into Viking as the most recent series winner, while Balcaen is the current Wissota national point leader. Mike Spieker photo.
This weekend, the NLRA will head south for the Traditional Labor Day Double at the Viking Speedway in Alexandria, MN. The races are scheduled to be the 42nd and 43rd races for the series at the 'High Flyin' Half Mile' on the Douglas County Fairgrounds, the most times a track has hosted the NLRA in series history.