Rookies Ryan Kereluk (29K) and Cole Babcock (2*) race at River Cities earlier this season. Speedway Shots photo.
This Saturday night, July the 20th, the NLRA heads south to the Jamestown Speedway in Jamestown, ND, for the series lone appearance of the 2019 season. The event is scheduled to be the 24th visit by the series at the high-banked, quarter-mile oval, located on the Stutzman County Fairgrounds.
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.
Mike Balcaen (10) and Jesse Teunis (70) go door-to-door earlier this season. Speedway Shots photo.
This Saturday night, June the 22nd, the NLRA returns to actions with the first of three visits to the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. The event is scheduled to be the 29th series race at the high-banked, quarter-mile Roseau County speedplant.
Ricky Weiss won all three features contested at River Cities on the John Seitz Memorial weekend.
Dustin Strand won the pole dash, and clinched his third series title with a fourth place run on Saturday afternoon.
Mike Spieker photos.
It was a big weekend for two-time series champion Ricky Weiss, driver of the No. 7 Keewatin Truck Service Bloomquist, as he won all three main events contested during the 12th annual John Seitz Memorial weekend at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks.
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.
Donny Schatz won both the NLRA and World of Outlaw features at River Cities last Friday. Mike Spieker photo.
For the third time in his career, Donny Schatz, driver of the No. 15 Fargo Petro Rocket, won the NLRA feature, and followed that up with winning the World of Outlaws Sprint Car main event at the River Cities Speedway. The win in the Late Model is his second of the season, and his seventh with the series overall. That puts him in a tie with current series regular Troy Schill, driver of the No. 11 Mid Ag Dispatch MasterSbilt, and former series champion Troy Olson.
Tom Corcoran (T1) and Dustin Strand (71) battle door-to-door earlier this season. Mike Spieker photo.
This Sunday night, August the 5th, the series will return to the Nodak Speedway in Minot, ND, for the first time in six years, and the 13th visit overall to the semi-banked three-eighths mile oval on the North Dakota State Fairgrounds.
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 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.