Friday night, August the 16th, the NLRA makes its' second appearance of the season at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, ND. Joey Pederson, driver of the No. 7P Dahlstrom Motors Mars MB Custom has three wins at the speedway this season, including the NLRA series race on June 21.
On Saturday night, August the 18th, the NLRA will make its' 14th appearance at the Devils Lake Speedway near Doyon, ND. The NLRA's only rain out of the season so far was the then scheduled season opener at the speedway on May 18th. Mike Balcaen has three series wins in Devils Lake, while Brad Seng is the only other active series regular with a prior victory at the speedway. Ricky Weiss won last years' event, while Balcaen, Seng, Tommy Thompson, Dustin Strand completed the top 5. Steffen Snare, driver of the No. 71 Todd's Electric Swartz was the hard charger finishing sixth after starting 22nd. Dustin Strand has already scored a feature win at Devils Lake this season behind the wheel of his Modified back on June 22nd. Racing starts at 7pm on Saturday night.
Dustin Strand holds a 52 point lead lead over defending series champion Brad Seng in the current NLRA season point standings. Joey Pederson remains in the third spot, while Mike Balcaen, and Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 freehearingtest.ca Rocket complete the top five. Steve Anderson, driver of the No. 9 Hi-Per-Flex Panel Systems Pierce is sixth, with Troy Schill, driver of the No. 11 Forks Finest Auto Body Victory Circle sitting in seventh. Cole Schill is eighth, Billy Michaelsohn, driver of the No. 8 Dave's West Fargo Tire Rayburn has the ninth spot, and Zach Johnson, driver of the No. 73 of the Midwest Grain Systems Pierce, rounds out the top ten.
Previous NLRA Feature Winners at River Cities Speedway:
2013 - Joey Pederson in June 21
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
Previous NLRA Feature Winners at Devils Lake Speedway:
2012 - Ricky Weiss on June 23
2011 - Ricky Weiss on August 19
2006 - Cody Skytland on June 10; Roger Gendron on August 19
2003 - Brad Seng on June 28; Brian Strand on July 19
2002 - Ryan Corbett on June 8; Mike Balcaen on July 27; Mike Balcaen on August 31
2001 - John Seitz on June 23; Mike Balcaen on July 21; John Seitz on Sept. 1; Brian Strand on Sept. 2
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