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.
Brad Seng in victory lane at the Red River Valley Speedway on Saturday night. Mike Spieker photo.
Brad Seng, driver of the No. 12S Anderson Brothers Body Shop MB Custom, scored his first NLRA series win of the season last Saturday night at the Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo, ND. The win is Seng's 36th career series triumph, which furthers his lead atop the all-time wins list.
Donny Schatz won both the NLRA and World of Outlaw features at River Cities last Friday. Mike Spieker photo.
For the third time in his career, Donny Schatz, driver of the No. 15 Fargo Petro Rocket, won the NLRA feature, and followed that up with winning the World of Outlaws Sprint Car main event at the River Cities Speedway. The win in the Late Model is his second of the season, and his seventh with the series overall. That puts him in a tie with current series regular Troy Schill, driver of the No. 11 Mid Ag Dispatch MasterSbilt, and former series champion Troy Olson.
Cole Schill (44) and Brad Seng (12S) have won two features each, totaling four of the last five races at Greenbush.
Mike Spieker photo.
This Saturday night, June the 23rd, the NLRA will return to the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN, for the 26th time in the series twenty-one season history.
Since the series returned to Greenbush on a yearly basis in 2015, Brad Seng, driver of the No. 12S S&S Transport MB Custom, and Cole Schill, driver of the No. 44 Mid Ag Dispatch MasterSbilt by JMR, have been the ones to beat. The pair have won four of the last five races since the series returned after a four year layoff.
Mike Balcaen with his wife and crew in victory lane at Devils Lake last Saturday night. Mike Spieker photo.
Five-time series champion, Mike Balcaen, driver of the No. 10 Enns Brothers Black Diamond, won in dominant fashion last Saturday night, winning the series season opener at the Devils Lake Speedway, near Crary, ND.
Donny Schatz in victory lane at River Cities (right) and Brad Seng in victory lane in Devils Lake (left).
Schatz photo by Mike Spieker.
Donny Schatz and Brad Seng were the big winners in NLRA action last week, with Schatz scoring wins at the Red River Co-op and River Cities Speedways, and Seng tallying another win at the Devils Lake Speedway.
On Thursday night at the Red River Co-op Speedway in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Donny Schatz parked the No. 15 Fargo Petro Rocket in victory lane.
Donny Schatz won his third career NLRA series feature Thursday night at the Red River Co-Op Speedway in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Schatz took the lead from early leader Don Shaw, cruising to a four second victory. Schatz, along with the rest of the American contingent, brought home the Can-Am Challenge trophy for the first time in the four runnings of the event. Cole Schill finished second, with Ricky Weiss third, Shane Edginton fourth, and Brad Seng rounding out the top five. Dave Smith was the hard charger, improving 14 spots to finish ninth after starting 23rd. NLRA series action continues Friday night at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, ND with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car series.
Ricky Weiss (left) and Don Shaw (right) split last weeks events. Mike Spieker photos.
Ricky Weiss, driver of the No. 7 Derrick's Sandblasting Bloomquist, and Don Shaw, driver of the No. 42S Sure Step Victory, bested mother nature last week, splitting the races at Norman County and Sheyenne River.
Brad Seng will carry a six point lead over Joey Pederson heading into tomorrow night at River Cities. Speedway Shots photo.
Rick Fawcett picked up his first career feature win last Thursday night at the Red River Co-op Speedway in Winnipeg over Dustin Strand, Mike Balcaen, driver of the No. 10 Enns Brothers Black Diamond, and Bill Mooney in the No. 2 Weed Man MasterSbilt by JMR
After a third place run at the I-94 Speedway last Friday night, Cole Schill, driver of the No. 44 Mid Ag Dispatch MasterSbilt by JMR, won at the Viking Speedway last Saturday, Matt and Dave Smith were 1100 miles from home when they rounded out the top five respectively in their Polar Industries Capitals.