Four races have been run at this season at River Cities, with Joey Pederson, driver of the No. 7P Dahlstrom Motors Victory, winning the season opener on May 17th.
Pederson lead all twenty laps, holding off Brad Seng and the No. 12S Envision Ag MB Custom, by a half-second for the victory for the 2019 led lifter at the speedway.
Cole Schill, driver of the No. 44 Mid Ag Dispatch MB Custom, was the winner on May 31st.
Schill also lead all twenty circuits, and was followed by runner up Shane Edginton, driver of the No. 4 Performance Auto Victory, for the win.
Donny Schatz, driver of the No. 15 Fastlane Car Wash Rocket, won the NLRA portion of World of Outlaws night on June 7th.
For the third week in a row, Schatz lead the entire race, leading all 25 laps, holding off a hard charging Joey Pederson in lapped traffic for the victory.
Dustin Strand, driver of the No. 71 Keewatin Truck Service Millenium SRT, is the most recent winner at the 'Bullring', scoring the win last Friday night.
Joey Pederson is the current River Cities point leader.
Speedway Shots photo.
Dustin Strand, Donny Schatz, and Ricky Weiss lead all drivers with five previous series wins in Grand Forks. Joey Pederson has four wins a piece, while Brad Seng has three previous tallies at the Bullring.
Four-time track champion Joey Pederson will head into Friday night as the track point leader. NLRA point leader Shane Edginton is second, just eight markers behind Pederson. Brad Seng is third, eleven points back of the lead, while Strand and Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Lithia Toyota of Grand Forks MasterSbilt by JMR, round out the top five early on this year.
Shane Edginton heads into the weekend as the NLRA point leader. He leads by 44 markers over defending series champion Dustin Strand. Brad Seng is third, while Bill Mooney and Brody Troftgruben, driver of the No. 14 Applegren Construction Rocket, round out the top five.
Ryan Corbett is sixth with his No. C4 Corbett Trucking MasterSbilt, with Mike Balcaen seventh, and Jesse Teunis, driver of the No. 70 St. Andrews Towing MasterSbilt, in eighth. Ryan Kereluk, driver of the No. 29K Avonlea Victory, and Troy Schill, driver of the No. 11 Area Community Credit Union Black Diamond, complete the top ten.
Racing is scheduled to begin at 5 on Sunday. For more information on the event, visit our Tracks page, or log on to rivercitiesspeedway.com
2018 - Ricky Weiss on June 15; Dustin Strand on June 29; Donny Schatz on August 17; Ricky Weiss on September 8
2017 - Dustin Strand on June 16; Dustin Strand on June 30; Donny Schatz on August 18; Don Shaw on September 7
2016 - Mike Balcaen on June 17; Don Shaw on June 25; Dustin Strand on August 26; Dustin Strand on September 8
2015 - Joey Pederson on June 19; Bill Mooney on August 21; AJ Diemel on September 10
2014 - Mike Balcaen on June 20; Brad Seng on August 15; Donny Schatz on August 16; Ricky Weiss on Sept. 4
2013 - Joey Pederson in June 21; Donny Schatz on August 16; Pat Doar on September 5
2012 - Joey Pederson on August 17; John Kaanta on Sept. 6
2011 - Ricky Weiss on August 18; Adam Hensel on Sept. 8
2010 - Steve Anderson on June 19; Ricky Weiss on June 20
2009 - Brad Seng on June 19
2008 - Joey Pederson on June 13
2003 - Dave Zimmerman on August 8
2001 - Brad Seng on August 3
2000 - Mitch Johnson on May 31; Johnny Johnson on June 1; Mitch Johnson on August 18
1999 - Don Shaw on June 17; Joel Cryderman on August 19
The NLRA would like to thank Tour Sponsors: Adams Automotive & Machine, S&S Transport, Gateway Cenex, Millar Engines, Wes' Plumbing & Heating, White Water Truck Wash, On The Edge Graphics, Anderson Brother's Body Shop, Smitty's Transmission, Fastenal, El Roco Nightclub & Bottleshop, Hart Attack Racing, Residual Materials, Generous Gerry's, Gold & Silver Exchange, Gateway Sportz, Grand Forks Subaru/Kia, BOSS Signs & Graphics, Forum Printing, Fastlane Racing Equipment, Q&Z Plumbing, A&L Siding, Bank Forward, Hugo's Wine & Spirits, Day Dreams, Play It Again Sports, Red Wing Shoes, Speedway Shots, Country Financial, Katie Marcotte Century 21, and Contingency Sponsors: CMD Shocks, Hoosier Tire North, Mars Race Cars, Performance Auto, Speedway International Fuel, Schaeffer's Oil & Lubricants, for their support.
Twitter: twitter.com/NLRAracing (@NLRAracing)
Instagram: instagram.com/NLRAracing (@NLRAracing)