Jeremy Keller and Jason Linnell were winners in 2007 at the Nodak Speedway in Minot, ND. The Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN hosted the other two in 1998 and 2001. This is also scheduled to be the ninth appearance by the NLRA on the Red River Valley Fairgrounds, seventh on the current three-eights mile configuration, and second since the track reopened this past May after sitting dormant since the conclusion of the 2012 racing season.
Cole Schill, driver of the No. 44 Mid Ag Dispatch MasterSbilt, picked up his second win in six nights at the NLRA return to the Red River Valley Speedway on June 24th. Schill had won the previous Saturday night at the Greenbush Race Park, leading both races flag-to-flag, for his first and second career series wins.
Brad Seng finished second in the No. 12S S&S Transport MB Custom, with Don Shaw third in the Shaw Trucking No. 42S. Shane Edginton was fourth in the No. 4 Performance Auto Victory by Moyer, with Jamestown winner Zach Naastad completing the top five in the Q&Z Plumbing & Heating No. Z17.
Dustin Strand crossed the line in sixth in the No. 71 Q&Z Plumbing & Heating Millenium, with Mike Balcaen was seventh in the No. 10 Enns Brothers Black Diamond. Minot native Allen Kent finshed eighth, with 2007 series champion Matt Aukland finishing ninth in the Northwest Auto Body No. 12A. Kevin Robertson rounded out the top ten in the No. 10R Nugget Vending MasterSbilt.
Seng was the hard charger on June 24th, improving 13 spots from the 15th starting spot. Aukland, Schill and Kent were the heat winners. 25 cars entered the return to West Fargo on June 24th.
Cole Schill won at the Red River Valley Speedway on June 24th. Mike Spieker photo.
Brad Seng is the NLRA series point leader, and he'll take a 28 point edge on Shane Edginton into the event at the Red River Valley Speedway. Dustin Strand is third, with Cole Schill fourth, and Jeff Hapala, driver of the No. 16S City Parcel Delivery Rocket, rounding out the top five. Steffen Snare, driver of the No. 71 Todd's Electric Bloomquist is sixth, with five-time series champion Mike Balcaen in seventh, Jason Storbakken, driver of the Storbakken & Sons No. 16 eighth, Don Shaw ninth, and Ryan Corbett in the No. C4 Corbett Trucking MasterSbilt rounding out the top ten.
2016 - Cole Schill on June 24
2012 - Marshall Fegers on May 5; Matt Aukland on June 20; Dustin Strand on August 25
2011 - Jake Redetzke on June 23; Corey Seckerson on August 17
2010 - Chad Becker on July 14 (half-mile)
2009 - Brad Seng on June 20 (half-mile)
Mike Spieker Photo.
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