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Bryce Sward at speed at Devils Lake. Speedway Shots photo.
Bryce Sward took the lead from Mike Greseth on lap eleven to score his first career NLRA feature win on Saturday night at the Devils Lake Speedway near Doyon, ND. Sward becomes the 56th different winner in series history with his triumph in the Endreson Custom Service No. 1-2, and is the third driver to get their first career win in 2021. Greseth finished second, and in doing so, will carry the SRT Specialties/TNT Coatings point leader spoiler heading into Saturday night at the Greenbush Race Park. Cole Schill, Steffen Snare, and Kevin Robertson rounded out the top five. Erik Robertson was the hard charger as he improved eight spots to finish ninth.
The fourteenth annual John Seitz Memorial at the River Cities Speedway is in the books, and the big winners were Lance Schill, driver of the No. 17 Schill Construction MB Custom, who collected his first career NLRA series feature win during the 'Prelude to the Johnny.' Dustin Strand, driver of the No. 71 Q&Z Plumbing & Heating Millenium SRT won his fourth NLRA series championship. And Aaron Turnbull, driver of the No. 21 Mack Auctions MB Custom, who won the 'Go Hard or Go Home' pole dash, and his second consecutive John Seitz Memorial championship.
Lance Schill Scores First NLRA Victory; Dustin Strand Wins Fourth Title
Lance Schill with his family and crew in victory lane after winning the 'Prelude to the Johnny.'
Speedway Shots photo.
On Thursday night at River Cities, Steffen Snare lined the No. 71S Todd's Electric Bloomquist on the pole, with Lance Schill to his outside. After a caution on the initial start, Schill took the lead, as Joey Pederson moved to second in the No. 7P Dahlstrom Motors Victory.
Dustin Strand with crew members Nate and Tim in victory lane Saturday at Devils Lake.
Speedway Shots photo.
Dustin Strand parked the No. 71 Walhalla Builders Millenium SRT in victory lane last Saturday night at the Devils Lake Speedway near Crary, ND. Strand's win is his second of the season with the club, his fourth at Devils Lake, and twentieth series win, as he becomes just the fifth racer all-time to win twenty features in series history.
Dustin Strand and family in victory lane at River Cities on Sunday. Mike Spieker photo.
Dustin Strand, driver of the No. 71 Q&Z Plumbing & Heating Millenium SRT, won his first NLRA feature of the season Sunday evening at the River Cities Speedway during the waning hours of the Greater Grand Forks Fair. The win is Strand's 19th with the series, as the three-time and defending series champion is now one win away from becoming the fifth member of the series twenty win club.
Shane Edginton in victory lane in Greenbush on Saturday night. Val Truscinski photo.
Shane Edginton, driver of the No. 4 Performance Auto Victory, won his first NLRA feature of the season Saturday night at the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. The win is Edginton's third career series win, and first since his win via a last corner pass of Mike Balcaen at the Jamestown Speedway two years ago.
Ryan Corbett (C4) and Troy Schill (11) battle side-by-side in Winnipeg last Thursday. Speedway Shots photo.
This Saturday night, August the 25th, the NLRA heads north, for the third and final time this season, to the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. This will be the 28th time the series has visited the quarter-mile, high-banked Greenbush oval, which was one of three tracks the series visited during our inaugural season in 1998.
Balcaen in victory lane in Greenbush last Saturday night. Val Truscinski photo.
Mike Balcaen parked the No. 10 Enns Brothers Black Diamond in victory lane at the Greenbush Race Park last Saturday night. Balcaen held off a late charging Brad Seng, driver of the No, 12S S&S Transport MB Custom, holding on for his 25th NLRA triumph. That puts Balcaen one win away from tying the late John Seitz for second on the all time series wins list.
Dustin Strand (71) and Troy Schill (11) battle in Greenbush on June 23rd. McKayla Housey photo.
This Saturday night, July the 28th, the NLRA returns to action with the second trip of the 2018 season to the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. Dustin Strand parked the No. 71 Q&Z Plumbing & Heating Millenium SRT in victory lane at the quarter-mile high banked oval on June 23rd.
Dustin Strand with his family and crew in victory lane at the Greenbush Race Park last Saturday night.
McKayla Housey photo.
Dustin Strand won his first NLRA feature of the season last Saturday night at the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. The win is his first in a Late Model in Greenbush, and his 15th of his NLRA career.
Brad Seng with crew chief Gregg Konze in victory lane last Saturday night in Greenbush. Heather Morey photo.
Brad Seng, driver of the No. 12S S&S Transport MB Custom, won his first NLRA series feature of the season Saturday night at the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. With the win, Seng's collected his 34th career NLRA series triumph, and fourth overall in Greenbush. Seng lead flag-to-flag in the 25 laps green-white-checkered affair. The race took just over six minutes to complete