The field storms out of turn four at River Cities. Speedway Shots photo.
This Thursday night, September the 10th, the 23rd season of NLRA action comes to a close with the tenth running of the 'Prelude to the Johnny.' The event kicks off the three-day, fourteenth annual John Seitz Memorial, which honors our three-time series champion, the late great John Seitz. Thursday's race serves as the series opportunity to crown its' series champion at their home track, the high-banked, quarter-mile River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, racing at the speedway for the 45th time overall in series history.
Brad Seng won his 40th NLRA feature last Saturday night at the Jamestown Speedway. Speedway Shots photo.
Brad Seng parked the No. 12S S&S Transport MB Custom in victory lane Saturday night at the Jamestown Speedway in Jamestown, ND. The win was Seng's fourth with the series at the quarter-mile oval at Jamestown, and his first since 2014. It's also Seng's 40th with the series, which tops the all-time wins list.
Dustin Strand in victory lane with his Dad Brian, and crew Tim and Nate after his win at River Cities.
Speedway Shots photo.
Dustin Strand, driver of the No. 71 Keewatin Truck Service Millenium SRT, spent a majority of the race in the second spot, but lead the final few feet of the 25 lap event at the River Cities Speedway, winning his second consecutive series feature. The win was also his twenty-fourth with the series, tying Ricky Weiss for fourth all-time on the series wins list.
Dustin Strand in victory lane at Norman County. Speedway Shots photo.
Dustin Strand won his second NLRA feature in three weeks at the Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN. The win is his second of the season with the NLRA, and the twenty-third of his career, which is one win behind Ricky Weiss for fourth on the series all-time wins list.
Lance Schill (17) and Tom Corcoran (T1) battle at River Cities earlier this season. Both have wins at the speedway this season.
Speedway Shots photo.
This Friday night, the NLRA will co-headline with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks. This will be the 44th time the series has held an event at the quarter-mile "Bullring" on the Greater Grand Forks Fairgrounds, and the twentieth time the series has shared the spotlight with the Outlaws in Grand Forks since 2009.
Ryan Corbett in victory lane last Saturday night. Val Truscinski photo.
Ryan Corbett parked the No. C4 Jess Rice Crary Realty MasterSbilt in victory lane last Saturday night at the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. The win was Corbett's first NLRA series win in eighteen years, as he led the final nine circuits to pick up the win.
Dustin Strand (71) and Don Shaw (42S) battle for the lead at Norman County three weeks ago.
Speedway Shots photo.
This Thursday night, August 20th, the NLRA will race for the second time in three weeks, and for the final time for the 2020 season, at the Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN. This will be the twenty-first visit by the series to the three-eighths mile oval on the Norman County Fairgrounds.
Dustin Strand (71) and Brody Troftgruben (14) battle at River Cities earlier this season. The pair have won two of the last three series races. Strand is the series point leader, while Troftgruben is currently second. Speedway Shots photo.
This Saturday night, August 15th, the series will try, for the third time this season, to race at the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. This will be the 31st event at the high-banked Roseau County oval that measures in at just over a quarter-mile.
Brad Seng takes a victory lap after his win last Friday night at River Cities. Mike Spieker photo.
The series made it's first appearance of the 2020 campaign at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks last Friday night, and it was Brad Seng who parked the No. 12S S&S Transport MB Custom in victory lane for the second time in NLRA series action this season, and for the 39th time overall in his NLRA career.
Dustin Strand celebrates his Norman County victory last Thursday. Mike Spieker photo.
The series made it's return, for the first time in nearly three years, to the Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN last week, and it was Dustin Strand who scored the win in the No. 71 Q&Z Plumbing & Heating Millenium SRT. It was Strand's first Late Model win at the three-eights mile oval on the Norman County Fairgrounds since 2012, and his 22nd series win overall, fifth best on the all-time list.