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Nygaard takes sprint feature at RCS finale

September 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When Wade Nygaard shows up at the race track, his only objective is to win the feature. If there are any other rewards, he’ll take it. Nygaard won Friday night’s sprint feature at the River Cities season Continue Reading

Kaanta cruises win on first night of Seitz Memorial

September 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

John Kaanta had his sights set on the checkered flag Thursday night at River Cities Speedway. At the same time, he was looking ahead to the rest of the weekend at RCS. Continue Reading

Pederson looks to wrap up another points title

August 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Joey Pederson has been one of the top late model drivers at River Cities Speedway for the past few seasons. Tonight, the East Grand Forks driver has a chance to wrap up another season points championship. Continue Reading

Strand wind late model feature for third victory in eight days

August 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Dustin Strand has a pretty good start to his weekend. The Grand Forks driver won the 25-lap late model feature Friday at River Cities Speedway, his third victory in the last eight days. Continue Reading

AUTO RACING: Not all racing classes have been easy to predict

August 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

While fans have become accustomed to seeing Mark Dobmeier close evenings winning the sprints and a trio of racers compete for the checkered flag in the late model division, the streets and Midwest modifieds divisions have been largely up for grabs. Continue Reading

AUTO RACING:Nygaard looking for second straight win amid rough season

August 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Wade Nygaard couldn’t have asked for a better end to the 2011 race season.
He won three features in the last month of the season and had his sights set on a fourth before some late-race mechanical problems took him out of contention. Continue Reading

AUTO RACING: Nygaard picks up first win

July 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The way Wade Nygaard’s summer has gone, the veteran sprint driver wasn’t feeling too confident when the feature he was leading went to caution with four laps remaining. But Nygaard avoided any late mishaps and cruised to his first checkered flag of the season at River Cities Speedway on Friday. Continue Reading

AUTO RACING: Glennon looks to repeat last weeks win at River Cities Speedway

July 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Dave Glennon was driving up Interstate 29 on Thursday afternoon with a little extra gusto. The Casselton sprint driver picked up his first victory at River Cities Speedway last Friday after 10 years of racing at the track.
Glennon hopes that win can open the door to more success as he races tonight at 7:30 p.m. at RCS in Grand Forks. Continue Reading

AUTO RACING: Local racers look for unlikely win against top World of Outlaws drivers

July 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The possibility of a River Cities Speedway regular winning tonight’s 50-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series feature isn’t good. “Not a chance,” said RCS regular Brad Seng, one of a handful of local drivers that can compete with the country’s top late model drivers. Continue Reading

AUTO RACING: World of Outlaws Late Model Series returns to River Cities Speedway

July 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The WoO LMS returns to RCS on Friday night. In the six previous seasons the series has raced at RCS, no driver has won more than once. McCreadie, however, may be the driver to accomplish that feat as the New York driver is on a hot streak. Continue Reading