Ricky Weiss earned $1,292 for his Saturday afternoon victory.
What won the race: Ricky Weiss of Headingley, Manitoba, led all 25 laps of Saturday afternoon's Northern LateModel Racing Association finale at River Cities Speedway, earning $1,292 in the prelude to the evening's John Seitz Memorial. Dustin Strand's fourth-place finish wrapped up his third career NLRA title.
Key notes: Weiss earned his 22nd career NLRA victory and second of the season. ... He finished 3.194 seconds ahead of fellow front-row starter Jeffrey Massingill. ... Fifteen cars completed 25 laps. ... Weiss had planned to compete at Ohio's World 100, but he returned to North Dakota after his primary car failed tech inspection; as it turned out, the World 100 was postponed by persistent rain. ... The Prelude to the Johnny was a makeup of a Thursday rainout. ... NLRA's finale was set to open the big weekend for the 12th annual John Seitz Memorial, but was shifted between Friday evening's prelims and Saturday evening's main event.
On the move: Pat Doar of New Richmond, Wis., started 17th and finished ninth.
Winner's sponsors: Weiss drives a Sweet-Bloomquist car sponsored by Derrick's Sandblasting, AIE Communications, Hawkeye Construction, Penske Racing Shocks, Allied Roofing, Orthopaedic Institute of Western Kentucky, Keewatin Truck Service, Turk Enterprises, Forest Flying Service and Straight Ahead Ventures.
Points chase: Fourth-place finisher Dustin Strand of East Grand Forks, N.D., secured his third series title; he entered the finale with an eight-point lead on Mike Balcaen, who finished sixth.
Car count: 44
Polesitter: Jeffrey Massingill
Heat race winners: Zach Naastad, Ricky Weiss, Jeffrey Massingill, Jake Redetzke, Ryan Mikkelson
Consolation race winners: Cole Schill, Pat Doar
Provisional starters: Bill Mooney, Travis Robertson