Initially, Seng had little problem negotiating through the traffic in his No. 12S S&S Transport MB Custom, but with twelve to go, Shaw made his move and snuck by Seng on the inside on three and four as the field came to the flag stand with eleven laps remaining.
A pair of cautions re-stacked the field, but the field stayed single file both times due to the amount of rubber the track was taking. Shaw would go on to take the win with Seng, Strand, Weiss, and Donny Schatz, driver of the No. 15 Fargo Petro Rocket rounding out the top five.
Shane Edginton was sixth in the No. 4 General Signs Victory, with Ryan Mikkelson seventh, and Bill Mooney eighth in the No. 2 Lithia Toyota MasterSbilt by JMR. Montana's Chris Dunn, and Saskatchewan native Jim Harris rounded out the top ten. Jeff Hapala was the hard charger in the No. 16S City Parcel Delivery MasterSbilt by JMR, charging from 22nd to 14th. Seng, Shaw, Edginton, and Strand won the heats, while Dave Smith won the B Main in the No. 06 Polar Industries Capital. 28 cars entered the 'Boneyard' for the event.
Last Thursday night, Weiss won his 20th career NLRA feature at the Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN. Weiss took the lead from early leader Ryan Mikkelson, who was driving the no. 1S Truck Hero Millenium. The best race in the place was between Millenium built car, as Strand and Mikkelson waged war for second for a handful of rounds.
Strand's car broke around the midway point, sending him pitside. Mikkelson re-assumed the second spot momentarily, until Donny Schatz took the position before hunting down Weiss for the lead. Weiss held off a hard charging Schatz in traffic in the waning laps of the race for the win. Mikkelson, Seng, and Shaw rounded out the top five.
Balcaen was sixth in the No. 10 Enns Brothers Black Diamond, with Travis Robertson returning from a flip six days prior at River Cities to finish seventh in the No. 1R Tires Plus MasterSbilt. Wahpeton's Shawn Meyer, Kevin Robertson in the No. 10R Nugget Vending MasterSbilt, and Mooney rounded out the top ten. Mooney was the hard charger, improving nine spots. Mikkelson, Seng, Shaw, and Weiss won the heats, with Paul Mueller picking up the B Main victory. 30 cars were in attendance.
Races scheduled for Fargo last Wednesday and Jamestown on Saturday were lost to rain. The series returns to action next Thursday night for the 'Can Am Late Model Challenge' at the Red River Co-op Speedway in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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