Seng broke through for american drivers, as Devils Lake had been dominated by Canadian drivers since the track re-opened in 2011. Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 OMG Candy MasterSbuilt by JMR, and three time and defending Wissota champion Ricky Weiss in the No. 7 Derrick's Sandblasting Bloomquist, had won the previous three races entering last season. Mike Balcaen leads all drivers with three previous series conquests in Devils Lake, with Seng and Weiss with two wins, and Mooney and Cody Skytland, driver of the No. 75 Langdon Implement MasterSbuilt by JMR with one win each.
Three-time NLRA champion Mike Balcaen leads the NLRA point standings with a twelve point advantage over 2013 series champion Dustin Strand, driver of the Q&Z Plumbing & Heating No. 71. Defending series champion Brad Seng sits in the third spot, while Steffen Snare and Ricky Weiss round out the top five. Steve Anderson is in the sixth spot, with Jeff Hapala seventh, Cole Schill eighth, Cody Skytland ninth, and Bill Mooney rounding out the top ten.
Previous NLRA Feature Winners at Devils Lake Speedway:
2014 - Brad Seng on July 26
2013 - Bill Mooney on August 17
2012 - Ricky Weiss on June 23
2011 - Ricky Weiss on August 19
2006 - Cody Skytland on June 10; Roger Gendron on August 19
2003 - Brad Seng on June 28; Brian Strand on July 19
2002 - Ryan Corbett on June 8; Mike Balcaen on July 27; Mike Balcaen on August 31
2001 - John Seitz on June 23; Mike Balcaen on July 21; John Seitz on Sept. 1; Brian Strand on Sept. 2
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