The race at the ¼ mile Action Track is scheduled for the first night during the Ransom County Fair in Lisbon, ND. Sheyenne River Speedway will host Late Models for the first time this season and the action promises to be some of the best the track has seen.
Troy Olson of Fargo, ND is the current point leader for the NLRA and was also the winner of the feature the last time the traveling ND touring series stopped off at Sheyenne River Speedway in 2004. Olson has picked up one win on the NLRA tour this season when he beat a strong field of cars on July 1st at Jamestown Speedway.
Cody Skytland is currently sitting second in series points and trails Olson by only 12 points after also picking up his first ever NLRA victory at Devils Lake Speedway on June 10th.
Mike Balcaen of Winnipeg, MB Canada currently sits in third position and has two wins on the season at Estevan Motor Speedway and Victory Lane Speedway. Both race tracks are located in Canada and Balcaen will be looking to pick up a tour victory in the US.
The top three drivers in point’s standings will be trying to outrun other NLRA notables such as four time NLRA Champion John Seitz, Dale Skytland, Mitch Johnson, Brad Seng, Matt Aukland, and Howie Schill Jr.
NLRA rules will be utilized and a tire rule will be decided upon in the near future. A press release detailing the tire rule will be issued soon. WISSOTA Midwest Mods & WISSOTA Street Stocks will also compete for an increased purse.
Make sure to mark August 23rd on your calendar to join us at the Sheyenne River Speedway at 7:15 PM sharp for the NLRA brought to you by On The Edge Graphics. For more information and complete payout call Brian at 320-766-5141