River Cities Speedway,
Grand Forks, ND
Sanction: Northern LateModel Racing Association - $1,100
Information provided by: Various reports (last updated June 17, 3:31 pm)
Key notes: When rain hit Friday evening, the NLRA season opener was postponed while the track was able to complete the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event won by David Gravel. ... No makeup date was immediately announced. ... The program endured a three-hour rain delay. … NLRA is scheduled to return to River Cities June 30, Aug. 18 and Sept. 7.
Who to watch: Dustin Strand of Grand Forks, N.D., won a pair of NLRA races at Rivers last year.
Points chase: Brad Seng of Grand Forks, N.D., is a three-time and defending series champion.
Expected entrants: Balcaen, Seng, Strand, Steven Moen, Brandon Fuller, Zach Naastad, Shane Edginton, Tom Corcoran, Steffen Snare, Jacob Wilde, Jeff Hapala and others.
Current weather: Mostly Cloudy, 68°F
Car count: 24
Heat race winners: Joey Pederson, Zach Naastad, Dustin Strand
Next series race: June 17, Red River Valley Speedway (West Fargo, ND) $1,100
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.