Rookies Ryan Kereluk (29K) and Cole Babcock (2*) race at River Cities earlier this season. Speedway Shots photo.
This Saturday night, July the 20th, the NLRA heads south to the Jamestown Speedway in Jamestown, ND, for the series lone appearance of the 2019 season. The event is scheduled to be the 24th visit by the series at the high-banked, quarter-mile oval, located on the Stutzman County Fairgrounds.
Dustin Strand and family in victory lane at River Cities on Sunday. Mike Spieker photo.
Dustin Strand, driver of the No. 71 Q&Z Plumbing & Heating Millenium SRT, won his first NLRA feature of the season Sunday evening at the River Cities Speedway during the waning hours of the Greater Grand Forks Fair. The win is Strand's 19th with the series, as the three-time and defending series champion is now one win away from becoming the fifth member of the series twenty win club.
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.
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.
Shane Edginton (4) and Troy Schill (11) battle for position at the season opener at Devils Lake last Saturday.
Speedway Shots photo.
This Saturday night, the NLRA returns to action with the lid lifter to the 2019 season at the Devils Lake Speedway near Crary, ND. The race kicks off the 22nd season of action for the NLRA, and will be the 23rd visit by the club to the high banked, third-mile oval.
Ricky Weiss with Crew Chief Shawn Gage in victory lane after winning the Wild West Shootout finale last weekend.
Mike Ruefer photo.
Before setting out to compete for rookie of the year with the World Of Outlaws Late Model Series next month, Ricky Weiss, driver of the No. 7 J&C Properties Bloomquist, bounced back from a DNF after running fourth on the opening night of the 13th Annual Wild West Shootout at the Arizona Speedway in San Tan Valley, Arizona, to score solid finishes of ninth and sixth. When all was said and done, the Headingley, Manitoba native finished out the final three rounds of the series, with two big victories.
Ricky Weiss (7) and Dustin Strand (71) battle for the top spot at the Jamestown Stampede last September.
Mike Spieker photo.
Five NLRA championships will once again be represented this year during the 13th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout at the FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway in San Tan Valley, AZ.
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.