The field storms out of turn four at River Cities. Speedway Shots photo.
This Thursday night, September the 10th, the 23rd season of NLRA action comes to a close with the tenth running of the 'Prelude to the Johnny.' The event kicks off the three-day, fourteenth annual John Seitz Memorial, which honors our three-time series champion, the late great John Seitz. Thursday's race serves as the series opportunity to crown its' series champion at their home track, the high-banked, quarter-mile River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, racing at the speedway for the 45th time overall in series history.
Brad Seng won his 40th NLRA feature last Saturday night at the Jamestown Speedway. Speedway Shots photo.
Brad Seng parked the No. 12S S&S Transport MB Custom in victory lane Saturday night at the Jamestown Speedway in Jamestown, ND. The win was Seng's fourth with the series at the quarter-mile oval at Jamestown, and his first since 2014. It's also Seng's 40th with the series, which tops the all-time wins list.
Ryan Corbett (C4) and Dustin Strand (71) in battle earlier this season. Corbett won last week at Greenbush, and Strand heads into the week as the point leader. Speedway Shots photo.
This Saturday night, August the 22nd, the series will make it's first and only visit of the 2020 campaign to the Jamestown Speedway in Jamestown, ND. This event is scheduled to be the 25th visit to the quarter-mile on the Stutzman County Fairgrounds.
Lance Schill (17) and Tom Corcoran (T1) battle at River Cities earlier this season. Both have wins at the speedway this season.
Speedway Shots photo.
This Friday night, the NLRA will co-headline with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks. This will be the 44th time the series has held an event at the quarter-mile "Bullring" on the Greater Grand Forks Fairgrounds, and the twentieth time the series has shared the spotlight with the Outlaws in Grand Forks since 2009.
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 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.
Brody Troftgruben at Speed at Devils Lake. Speedway Shots photo.
The three race NLRA weekend swing concluded at the Devils Lake Sepedway last Saturday night, and it was Brody Troftgruben parking the No. 14 Gateway Auto Tech Rocket in victory lane, becoming the first driver to win their first NLRA main event since 2016, and the 52nd winner in series history.
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.
Father and Son duo, Blake and Steve Anderson battle door-to-door at Devils Lake on June 27th.
Speedway Shots photo.
The series wraps up a three race swing this Saturday night, August 1st, at the Devils Lake Speedway near Crary, ND. This will be the 26th series event at the one-third mile oval, which opened 20 years ago.
Dustin Strand (71) and Brad Seng (12S) battle at River Cities earlier this year. The pair have combined for four of the seven victories at the track in 2020. Speedway Shots photo.
This Friday night, July 31st, the series will take to the River Cities Speedway for the first time in 2020. This is scheduled to be the 43rd series race held at the quarter-mile "Bullring" on the Greater Grand Forks Fairgrounds. This Friday's date was scheduled to be the third series race of the 2020 campaign, but the first two were lost due to the Covid-19 pandemic.