Chad Becker in victory lane at the Sheyenne Speedway Sunday night. Speedway Shots photo.
Chad Becker, driver of the No. 12B Aberdeen Wings MB Custom, turned a rainout at the Casino Speedway in Watertown, SD earlier in the day, into an NLRA victory Sunday night at the Sheyenne Speedway in Lisbon, ND. The win is Becker's third career NLRA series victory, and first since 2010 at the Red River Valley Speedway on the old half mile, as he continues his pursuit as the current Wissota national point leader, to become a two-time national champion.
Donny Schatz in victory lane last Sunday night at the Nodak Speedway. Speedway Shots photo.
Donny Schatz, driver of the No. 15 Fastlane Car Wash Rocket, finished the 2019 visit to the Nodak Speedway in Minot, ND, just as he did the 2018 visit, in victory lane. The win is Schatz's second of the season with the club, and ninth overall.
Joey Pederson in victory lane last Saturday in Greenbush. Val Truscinski photo.
Joey Pederson parked the No. 7P Vesey Plumbing Victory in victory lane last Saturday night at the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. The win is Pederson's ninth with the series, and his first since his win at River Cities with the Outlaws on June 19, 2015.
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.
Speedway Shots photo.
The schedule for the 22nd season of NLRA racing has been completed, and it features 17 events at eight area tracks. The season is set to begin on Devils Run weekend at the Devils Lake Speedway near Crary, ND, on June 1st.
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.