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.
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.
Brad Seng takes a victory lap after his win last Friday night at River Cities. Mike Spieker photo.
The series made it's first appearance of the 2020 campaign at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks last Friday night, and it was Brad Seng who parked the No. 12S S&S Transport MB Custom in victory lane for the second time in NLRA series action this season, and for the 39th time overall in his NLRA career.
Brad Seng with his family and crew in victory lane last Friday night. Adrienne Spieker photo.
Brad Seng, driver of the No. 12S S&S Transport MB Custom, scored his first NLRA series victory of 2019 last Friday night at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks. The win is also his series best 37th overall, and 50th at River Cities in the Late Model division.
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.
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.
Steve Anderson (9) and Brody Troftgruben (14) race side-by-side at River Cities on track championship night.
Mike Spieker photo.
The 20th season of NLRA action comes to a close this Thursday night at the River Cities Speedway with the seventh running of the 'Prelude to the Johnny' that kicks off the eleventh annual John Seitz Memorial weekend.
Brad Seng (12S) and Don Shaw (42S) racing for the lead at Lisbon. The pair have become the ones to beat at Viking of late. Mike Spieker photo.
The NLRA is set to invade the Viking Speedway in Alexandria, MN, for one of the staples on the series schedule, the Labor Day Double Header. The Viking Speedway is the biggest and fastest track, the only remaining half mile on the tour. The track sits on the Douglas County Fairgrounds, and will host the series for the 40th and 41st time, the record holder for any track the series has visited
Donny Schatz in victory lane at River Cities (right) and Brad Seng in victory lane in Devils Lake (left).
Schatz photo by Mike Spieker.
Donny Schatz and Brad Seng were the big winners in NLRA action last week, with Schatz scoring wins at the Red River Co-op and River Cities Speedways, and Seng tallying another win at the Devils Lake Speedway.
On Thursday night at the Red River Co-op Speedway in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Donny Schatz parked the No. 15 Fargo Petro Rocket in victory lane.
NLRA Event Preview - Fourth Annual Cam-Am Challenge In Winnipeg, River Cities With The Outlaws, and Devils Lake
Donny Schatz (15) and Bill Mooney (2) race door-to-door at River Cities in June. Mike Spieker photo.
Another big week lies ahead during this 20th anniversary season for the NLRA and it's series regulars, as the series will run three races in as many days, with races at the Red River Co-op, River Cities, and Devils Lake Speedways.