Back-to-back NLRA victories for Strand
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (Aug. 11) — Fresh off his first career series victory, Dustin Strand of Grand Forks, N.D., notched another one Saturday night at Jamestown Speedway, winning back-to-back events on the Northern LateModel Racing Association.
Strand, who won Thursday at Norman County Raceway in Ada, Minn., came from the third starting spot at Jamestown for an $1,100 payday on the WISSOTA-sanctioned circuit.
Strand took the checkers ahead of polesitter and fellow Grand Forks driver Brad Seng. David McDonald of Huron, S.D., was third followed by NLRA points leader Ricky Weiss and Mike Balcaen, both of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Notes: Strand’s No. 71D is sponsored by Q&Z Plumbing and Heating, RealTruck.com, Adams Automotive & Machine and Fastlane Racing Equipment. ... Strand, a former WISSOTA modified champion, also competed in the night’s modified feature, finishing sixth. ... Eighteen of 20 Late Model starters were running at the finish. ... Sunday’s NLRA event at Buffalo River Race Park in Glyndon, Minn., was rained out. ... Next up for NLRA competitors is an Aug. 17 event at Strand’s hometown River Cities Speedway.
NLRA @ Jamestown: (1) Dustin Strand, (2) Brad Seng, (3) David McDonald, (4) Ricky Weiss, (5) Mike Balcaen, (6) Shane Edginton, (7) Cody Skytland, (8) Paul Mueller, (9) Troy Schill, (10) Chad Becker, (11) Steve Anderson, (12) Norm Olson, (13) Dusty Peterson, (14) Mike Johnson, (15) Cole Schill, (16) Steffen Snare, (17) Rich Thomas, (18) Adam Fischer, (19) Bill Mooney, (20) Josh Johnson. Heat race winners (among 20 cars): Strand, Weiss, Seng.