On Saturday night, 39 late models entered the pits at the Hibbing Speedway for the 1st Mike Baumgardner Memorial race. Jeffrey Massingill, of Keewatin, MN, picked up his first NLRA feature victory, making him the 47th different winner in NLRA series history. Dustin Strand, Pat Doar, Tommy Waselski, Jr., Kyle Peterlin rounded out the top five. Terry Lillo, Zach Wohlers, Brad Seng, George Ledin, Jr., and Joey Pederson rounded out the top ten. For the third race in a row, Brad Seng was the hard charger, coming from the 23rd starting spot to finish in the 8th position. Travis Budisalovish, Strand, Massingill, Peterlin, and Lillo were the heat winners. Tommy Waseleski, Jr. and Greg Ferris picked up victories in the consolation races.
The weekend stretch concluded on Sunday night, at the Emo Speedway in Emo, Ontario, Canada. A packed house watched Brad Seng capture the first late model race in 17 years at the speedway. The win was Seng's first NLRA feature of the 2013 season, and his 19th series victory overall, tying him with Mike Balcaen for second on the series all-time wins list. Joey Pederson, Mike Balcaen, Dustin Strand, Pat Doar rounded out the top five. Bill Mooney, Greg Ferris, Jeff Massingill, Kyle Gavel, Brian Nelson rounded out the top ten. Dustin Strand was the races hard charger, finishing 4th after starting 11th. Pederson and Balcaen were the heat winners. 17 late models were in attendance.
Dustin Strand retained his lead in the NLRA season points standings, as he now holds a 48 point lead over Brad Seng. Mike Balcaen, Joey Pederson, and Bill Mooney round out the top five. Steve Anderson, Troy Schill, and Cole Schill hold the sixth through eighth spots, while Bill Michaelsohn, and his No. 8 Dave's West Fargo Towing entry, and former World of Outlaws series regular Pat Doar round out the top ten. The NLRA season continues on July 18th when the series makes its second appearance of the season at the Norman County Raceway in Ada, Mn.
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