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.
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.
Don Shaw (42S) and Brad Seng (12S) waging war for the win during last year's return to the Sheyenne Speedway.
Mike Spieker photo.
This Sunday night, August the 19th, the NLRA will return to the Sheyenne Speedway in Lisbon, ND, for the second year in row, and the 13th time in series history. The series returned to the quarter-mile oval on the Ransom County Fairgrounds last August for the first time in eleven years.
Dustin Strand won his third NLRA feature of the season last Saturday in Jamestown. Mike Spieker photo.
Two-time series champion, and current point leader Dustin Strand, driver of the No. 71 Q&Z Plumbing & Heating Millenium SRT, scored his third NLRA victory of the year last Saturday night at the Jamestown Speedway in Jamestown, ND. The win is Strand's 17th career win with the series, which is fifth on the all-time wins list.
Dustin Strand with his family in victory lane on Friday night. Mike Spieker photo.
Dustin Strand, driver of the No. 71 Q&Z Plumbing & Heating Millenium SRT, won his second NLRA feature last Friday night at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks. The win is also his 16th career NLRA triumph, and came in front of the live T.V. cameras of Midco Sportsnet.
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.
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.
Ricky Weiss in victory lane at Devils Lake Saturday night. Mike Spieker photo.
Ricky Weiss won his first NLRA series feature of the season Saturday night at the Devils Lake Speedway near Doyon, ND. The win is Weiss' 19th career series victory, and his first with the series in nearly two years. Weiss took the lead from early leader Dave Smith, then held off a hard charging Dustin Strand at the line for the victory.