Dustin Strand in victory lane at Norman County. Speedway Shots photo.
Dustin Strand won his second NLRA feature in three weeks at the Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN. The win is his second of the season with the NLRA, and the twenty-third of his career, which is one win behind Ricky Weiss for fourth on the series all-time wins list.
Dustin Strand (71) and Don Shaw (42S) battle for the lead at Norman County three weeks ago.
Speedway Shots photo.
This Thursday night, August 20th, the NLRA will race for the second time in three weeks, and for the final time for the 2020 season, at the Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN. This will be the twenty-first visit by the series to the three-eighths mile oval on the Norman County Fairgrounds.
Dustin Strand celebrates his Norman County victory last Thursday. Mike Spieker photo.
The series made it's return, for the first time in nearly three years, to the Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN last week, and it was Dustin Strand who scored the win in the No. 71 Q&Z Plumbing & Heating Millenium SRT. It was Strand's first Late Model win at the three-eights mile oval on the Norman County Fairgrounds since 2012, and his 22nd series win overall, fifth best on the all-time list.
Ricky Weiss (7) and Dustin Strand (71) battle at the most recent series event at Norman County in 2017.
Speedway Shots photo.
This Thursday night, July 30th, the series returns to the Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN, for the first time in three years. The race is scheduled to be the twentieth visit by the series to the three-eighths mile, semi-banked, dirt oval on the Norman County Fairgrounds.
Speedway Shots photo.
The schedule for the 23rd season of NLRA racing has been released, and it currently features 16 events at eight area tracks. The season is set to begin on Friday night, June the 5th, at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. This will be the first of five visits to the Bullring in 2020.
Shane Edginton (4) and Bill Mooney (2) battle at Norman County two years ago. Speedway Shots photo.
This Thursday night, August the 15th, the series returns to the Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN, for the first time in two years. The race is scheduled to be the twentieth visit by the series to the three-eighths mile, semi-banked, dirt oval on the Norman County Fairgrounds.
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.
June 2016 winner at Jamestown Zach Naastad (Z17) and Travis Robertson (1R) at River Cities. Speedway-Shots photo.
The NLRA is set to embark on the busiest stetch of the series twenty anniversary season this week, as four races in five nights lie ahead.
The stretch will feature a return for the first time in eleven years to the Sheyenne River Speedway in Lisbon, ND. The race is scheduled to be the twelfth for the series on the quarter-mile oval on the Ransom County Fairgrounds on Lisbon's west end.
The Northern Late Model Racing Association's 20th season of action will feature 17 big events during this anniversary season. In 1998, the Grand Forks, ND based racing series debuted with four races on its' initial slate of races, setting a foundation that the series continues to build off of today.
The 2017 season will begin on June 16th, as the series will co-headline events at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. Both series will make the 80 mile trip south to race together again at the Red River Valley Speedway in Fargo the following night.
The NLRA is coming off a four race stretch, which started last Wednesday night at the Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN, helping kick off the 121st Norman County Fair.
The stretch kicked off last Wednesday night, as heat winners Kevin Robertson, driver of the No. 10R Nugget Vending MasterSbilt and Adam Fischer, and his No. 30 Northwest Auto Body Rocket, lead the field to the green flag in the feature. Iron Ranger Jeffrey Massingill, driver of the No. 6M Tesar Racing Engines Club 29, got off to a great start on the bottom of the track, and lead the field into turn one from the third starting spot.