Red River Co-op Speedway,
Sanction: Northern LateModel Racing Association (Can-Am Late Model Challenge) - $1,200
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated September 5, 1:28 pm)
Strand rolls to $1,200 Winnipeg Can-Am win
Can-Am Late Model Challenge
- Dustin Strand
- Shane Edginton
- Brad Seng
- Kevin Sexton
- Mike Balcaen
- Ryan Corbett
- Mike Martin
- Shane Holden
- Jesse Teunis
- Troy Schill
- Matt Gerlach-Smith
- Rick Fawcett
- Brody Troftgruben
- Jeff Hapala
- Brad Kerrison
- Victoria Stutsky
- Kevin Giesbrecht
- Dave Smith
- D.J. Brassfield
- Bill Mooney
Dustin Strand picked up his series-leading fourth NLRA victory.
What won the race: Series points leader Dustin Strand of Grand Forks, N.D., powered to the lead from his the third starting spot in just five circuits and cruised to a $1,200 victory in Thursday's 25-lap Can-Am Late Model Challenge feature at Red River Co-op Speedway. Strand, who earned his series-leading fourth victory, took the checkers 2.298 seconds ahead of Shane Edginton.
Key notes: Strand notched his 18th career series victory. ... He also won the previous week's non-tour event at the Winnipeg track. ... Victoria Stutsky, 19, made NLRA history by becoming the first female driver to enter a series event. The criminology student at the University of Manitoba finished 16th.
On the move: Ryan Corbett of East Grand Forks, Minn., started 18th and finished sixth.
Winner's sponsors: Strand's Millenium Chassis is sponsored by Realtruck.com, Q&Z Plumbing & Heating, RH Rebel Storage.com, Schill Construction, Truck Hero, Bemidji Welders Supply, Troy Pecka Trucking, McCaughan Builders, Keewatin Truck Services, Ben Adams Racing Engines and Anderson Brothers Body Shop.
Points chase: Entering the weekend, Dustin Strand (1,494) led the Can-Am standings over Brad Seng (1,396) and Mike Balcaen (1,348).
Car count: 20
Polesitter: Mike Martin
Heat race winners: Mike Martin, Dustin Strand, Kevin Sexton
Next series race: September 6, River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, ND) $1,292
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.