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
Dustin Strand with his family (left) after winning the first feature, and Strand with his crew (right) after winning the makeup feature. Both photos by Mike Spieker.
Dustin Strand swept both ends of the double header last Friday night at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, ND. Strand, driver of the No. 71 Q&Z Plumbing Millenium, lead flag-to-flag in both features, collecting his 13th and 14th career series wins, passing both Mitch Johnson and Jeff Wildung to move alone into fifth on the all time wins list.
Three-wide action at River Cities last Friday night. Traci Palya photo.
For the 25th time in series history, the NLRA is scheduled to visit the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN this Saturday night, June the 24th. This will be the series third race on the newly reconfigured high banked oval that measures at just over a quarter-mile.
Another John Seitz Memorial is in the books as the tenth running of the event took place at the River Cities Speedway last week. Thursday night was marred by rain delays, but produced a new track record holder in Wissota national point leader Dustin Strand, and a new three-time NLRA series champion in Brad Seng. Friday saw the original Seitz memorial pole sitter, Steve Laursen, earn the pole once again. Saturday saw Elk Mound, Wisconsin native AJ Diemel join Brad Seng as the only two-time champions in the events' history.
On Friday night, September the 8th, the NLRA will but a ribbon on its' 19th season with the sixth running of the 'Prelude to the Johnny' at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, ND. The event kicks off the three day, tenth annual John Seitz Memorial.
Last season, Elk Mound, Wisconsin's AJ Diemel, became the fourth native of the dairy state to win the Prelude in its' five years history. Adam Hensel of Barron, John Kaanta of Elk Mound, and Pat Doar on New Richmond, were winners of the event in 2011, 2012, and 2013 respectively. Ricky Weiss became the first non-Wisconsinite to win the race in 2014.