Bonnie and Doug visit with Track Announcer Corey Litton of Checkers and Wreckers about this weekend's races, including locally, World of Outlaws and NASCAR. Corey joins us every Friday at 6:40am during the racing season. Checkers and Wreckers is brought to you by 7th Ave. Auto Salvage and Buffalo R
Publish Date: Jul 02, 2021
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Bonnie and Doug visit with Track Announcer Corey Litton of Checkers and Wreckers about this weekend's races, including locally, World of Outlaws and NASCAR. Corey joins us every Friday at 6:40am during the racing season. Checkers and Wreckers is brought to you by 7th Ave. Auto Salvage and Buffalo River Speedway.
CHECKERS AND WRECKERS FOR FRIDAY, JULY 2
FRIDAY-RED RIVER VALLEY SPEEDWAY, MN IMCA Sprint Car Series, and the Stock Car King Pin Klash
Brandon Ferris earned his first win of the year in the Sportmods. Then Sean Johnson picked up his second Legends win. Tanner Engen won for the second week in a row in the Hobby Stocks. Austin Arneson picked up Modified win number two on the year. Travis Robertson took home the Kingpin Klash Stock Car win. And Brett Geldner won the MN IMCA Sprint Car Main Event.
SATURDAY-NORMAN COUNTY RACEWAY, Battle of the Businesses Bus Races
A packed house showed up for the record 125th Norman County Fair wrapped up Saturday for the Bus Races. Former Modified standout “The Perley Punisher” Bryce Borgen overcame a bad leg, multiple mini games between 2 lap runs, and even some shenanigans from the other competitors to win the big event.
SUNDAY-BUFFALO RIVER SPEEDWAY
MONDAY-RED RIVER KART CLUB
BIG WINNERS-Oliver Springer, Nicholas Jacobson, Dalton Babcock, Zayden Braaten, Andrew Clark, Alex Clark, Jake Haugeberg.
WEDNESDAY-RED RIVER VALLEY SPEEDWAY NOSA SPRINT CAR SPECIAL
Doug Gardner got the monkey off his back and won his first Sportmod feature of the year. Then Brandon Schmidt did the same in the Stock Cars. Austin Arneson won his second Modified feature in a row at RRVS. Then Wade Nygaard took advantage of a late race caution to charge up and take the win from 6th in the Sprint Car main event.
THURSDAY-NORMAN COUNTY RACEWAY
Andy Wagner was victorious in the Sportmods. Then point leader Todd Gettel took the win in the Hobby Stocks. Brock Gronwald went from 5th to 1st in one lap to win in the Midwest Mods. Ashton Spieker got his first win of his young career in the Legends. Then Kalvin Kesselberg capped off the night with the Kingpin Klash Stock Car win.
The end of the first day of the Pocono Double header ended up in shocking fashion as Kyle Larson cut a tire down just one corner away from a record-breaking 5th victory in a row. Alex Bowman was able to capatilize on the incident to earn his 3rd win of the season. Larson was still able to scavenge out a 9th place finish. Kyle Busch took the Sunday leg of the Pocono double-header. Larson finished second moving him just 2 points out of the lead. The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI Sunday, July 4th.
FRIDAY: I94 Speedway Fergus Falls has a Fireworks special. (7) River Cities Speedway Mid-Season Championship Grand Forks. (7)
SUNDAY: Jamestown Speedway Fireworks Special. (7)
MONDAY: Red River Kart Club. (6:30) FREE!
THURSDAY: Tri-County Fair in Wiskek. KRA Speedway in Willmar.
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