Balcaen lead the next three laps, as they had some clear track ahead, but Seng returned the favor as the pair re-approached lapped traffic, with Seng retaking the point on lap 14. Once Seng was back on the point, he then cruised to victory, lapping into the top ten on a track that developed two cushions, one on top, and one in the middle, the event went flag-to-flag, with no cautions, taking just six-and-a-half minutes to complete. Mike Balcaen finished second, with Ricky Weiss in the No. 7 Derrick's Sandblasting Bloomquist third, Dustin Strand, driver of the Q&Z Plumbing & Heating No. 71 fourth, and Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 OMG Candy MasterSbuilt by JMR rounding out the top five after starting tenth.
Cole Schill, driver of the No. 44 Rivinius Ranch MasterSbuilt by JMR, finished sixth with Joey Pederson, driver of the No. 7P Dahlstrom Motors MB Custom in seventh, Steffen Snare, driver of the No. 71S High Mark Snowmobile Rentals Bloomquist eighth, Brian Strand, driver of the Q&Z Plumbing & Heating No. 71B ninth, and Mandan Native Darrell Bauer in his No. 54 entry rounding out the top ten. Brian Strand, Brad Seng, and Dustin Strand won the heat races, with 20 cars in attendance.
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 Cole Schill seventh, Jeff Hapala, driver of the No. 16S Auto Solutions Rocket eighth, Bill Mooney ninth, and Norm Olson, driver of the No. 29 Disabled American Veterans MasterSbuilt rounding out the top ten. NLRA series action continues next Saturday night, July the 25th, with the series second and final appearance this season at the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN.
The NLRA would like to thank Tour Sponsors: Adams Automotive, S & S Transport, Wes' Plumbing, Initials Custom Embroidery (ICE), BOSS Signs & Graphics, Millar Race Engines, Todd's Electric, Gateway Cenex, White Water Truck Wash, ADrenaLize Graphics, Generous Jerry's/Gold-Silver Exchange, Gateway Sports, Grand Forks Subaru Kia, Forum Printing, On The Edge Graphics, Fastlane Racing Equipment, Victory Diesel, Forks Mobile Wash, Q&Z Plumbing, A&L Siding, The Ho Bar And Grill, AG Spray, and Cartunz, and Contingency Sponsors: Speedway International Fuel, Hi-Per Flex, Schaeffer's Oil & Lubricants, Mars Race Cars, Hoosier Tire North, FYE Motorsports Promotion, and CMD Shocks, for their support.