The win was Strand's first in a Late Model in Greenbush, and the 16th of his career with the series for the two-time NLRA champion.
Brad Seng followed Strand across the line as the runner-up in June, in his first weekend behind the wheel of his new No. 12S S&S Transport MB Custom.
Seng picked up his first victory behind the wheel of his afore mentioned mount last Saturday night at the Devils Lake Speedway.
Joey Pederson rounded out the podium in June in his No. 7P Dynamic Welding & Machine Victory, with Manitobans Ricky Weiss, driver of the No. 7 Derrick's Sandblasting Bloomquist, and Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Lithia Toyota of Grand Forks MasterSbilt by JMR, rounding out the top five. Pederson picked up his second win of the season last Friday night at River Cities.
Shane Edginton was sixth in the No. 4 Performance Auto Victory, with Cole Schill seventh in the No. 44 Mid Ag Dispatch MasterSbilt by JMR, and Mike Balcaen eighth in the No. 10 Mission Transport Black Diamond. Schill and Balcaen were the hard chargers, improving four spots after starting eleventh and twelfth respectively.
Dustin Strand was the victor in Greenbush on June 23rd.
McKayla Housey photo.
Strand became the fourth different winner in Greenbush in six races since the series returned to Greenbush in 2015. Brad Seng had won three of the previous four races at Greenbush, with Ricky Weiss and Cole Schill picking up one win each.
Seng has four wins in Greenbush, which leads all active drivers. Weiss, Mike Balcaen, and Tom Corcoran, driver of the No. T1 D&B Motors MB Custom, all have two wins each. Joey Pederson and Troy Schill, driver of the No. 11 Todd's Electric Bloomquist, each have one previous triumph in Greenbush.
Dustin Strand will head into Greenbush with the NLRA point lead, and will take a 90 point advantage over five-time titlist Mike Balcaen. Brad Seng is currently third, with Shane Edginton, and Bill Mooney rounding out the top five.
Ryan Corbett, driver of the No. C4 Corbett Trucking MasterSbilt, sits sixth in the standings, with Brody Troftgruben seventh.
Rookie Jesse Teunis, driver of the No. 70 Grand Prix Amusements MasterSbilt, and Joey Pederson are currently tied for eighth in the standings, with Troy Schill rounding out the top ten.
Racing starts at seven on Saturday night. You can find out more about the Greenbush Race Park on our Tracks page, and at www.greenbushracepark.com
2018 - Dustin Strand on June 23
2017 - Brad Seng on July 15
2016 - Cole Schill on June 18; Brad Seng on July 30
2015 - Brad Seng on June 20; Ricky Weiss on July 25
2011 - Joey Pederson on August 27
2009 - Ricky Weiss on June 13
2008 - Howie Schill on July 5; Mike Balcaen on August 16
2007 - Howie Schill on June 30
2006 - Roger Gendron on May 20; Kevin Sexton on June 24
2005 - Dale Skytland on June 25; Kevin Sexton on August 6
2004 - Dave Tyrchniewicz on June 5; John Seitz on July 10; Tom Corcoran on August 14
2003 - Mike Balcaen on July 12; John Seitz on August 16
2002 - Brad Seng on June 1; Troy Olson on August 25
2001 - Brian Strand on July 7
2000 - John Seitz on July 1
1999 - Troy Schill on July 10
1998 - Tom Corcoran on July 25
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