A heat race forms in front of the grandstand at Grand Rapids last season. Speedway Shots photo.
The NLRA season continues this week with two more races in Northern Minnesota. The first comes on Thursday night, June the 30th, the Grand Rapids Speedway in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, and includes the second visit this season on Saturday, July 2nd, to the Greenbush race park in Greenbush, Minnesota.
Cole Schill (44) and Brad Seng (12S) battle door-to-door last Friday night at River Cities. Speedway Shots photo.
The silver anniversary season for the NLRA continues this Saturday night, June the 11th, at the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, Minn. This will be the 34th visit for the series to the quarter-mile, high-banked Roseau County Oval. Saturday also is scheduled to be the first of five events for the series in Greenbush in 2022.
Shane Edginton (5E) was the winner Saturday night at Greenbush Race Park. Speedway Shots photo.
Shane Edginton led all 25 laps en route to his second NLRA feature win Saturday night at the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. The win is Edington's sixth career win with the series, tying him for 14th on the all-time wins list with Pat Doar, Kevin Sexton, and Dale Skytland. Mike Greseth finished second, with Brad Seng third, Ryan Corbett fourth, and Joey Pederson rounding out the top five. The win also puts Edginton just two points back of Greseth for the point lead heading into tonight's race at the Nodak Speedway in Minot, ND.
Bryce Sward (1-2), Jeff Hapala (16S), and Kevin Robertson (10R) go three-wide at Norman County last week.
Speedway Shots photo.
The final month of NLRA action begins this weekend with two races set to be contested. First up is the second and final visit of the 2021 campaign at the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN on Saturday night. The scene shifts west to the Nodak Speedway in Minot, ND for the first series race at that facility in two year.
Two-time NLRA winner Mike Greseth in action. Speedway Shots photo.
Mike Greseth took the lead from Dustin Strand on lap 19, and continued on to his second NLRA series win of the season Saturday night at the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. Greseth previously parked the No. 17 Quality Engines Rocket XR1 in victory lane at the Grand Rapids Speedway in Grand Rapids, MN. Strand finished second, with Cole Schill in third, Shane Edginton fourth, and Bryce Sward in fifth. Edginton was the hard charger, as he went from ninth to fourth. Edginton will also head into the next NLRA event as the series point leader by 22 markers over Greseth. Brad Seng, Sward, and Strand round out the current top five in points. NLRA series action continues on Thursday June 24th at the Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN.
Blake Anderson (9A) Mike Greseth (17) and Kreig Kasin (47) battle at the Buffalo River Speedway last Sunday.
Speedway Shots photo.
This Saturday night, June the 12th, the series will head to the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN, for the first time this season and for the 32nd time overall to the high-banked Roseau County oval the measures in at between a quarter and a third of a mile.
The 2021 NLRA schedule has been completed, with a big slate of twenty shows highlighting the series 24th season of racing action.
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 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.
The field left the inside row open last week at Devils Lake for our Canadians, who are unable to race with us.
Speedway Shots photo.
This Saturday night, July the 4th, the series will celebrate Independence Day 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. This is scheduled to be the first time in series history that the series will hold a race on the 4th of July holiday.