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December 5, 2017 - Strand Wraps Up 2017 Season With 15 Wins
The 2017 season saw Dustin Strand travel to a total of 64 events while visiting victory lanes 15 times. Losing 11 of his scheduled dates to Mother Nature, Strand collected 49 Top-10 outings and 43 Top-5 finishes. He finished seventh in the Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) point standings and sixth in the WISSOTA point standings. He also captured his third straight River Cities Speedway Late Model Track Championship.

September 30, 2017 - Dustin Strands Wins in Modified During Second Night of Prairie Classic
1On Friday night Dustin Strand returned behind the wheel of both his Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified for the Prairie Classic at Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba). In a field of 22 Super Late Models, Strand secured his spot into the opening night feature with a heat race victory. Battling with Ricky Weiss for the lead, Dustin settled with a 2nd place finish late trailing Weiss across the finish line with Jim Harris, Bill Mooney, and Brad Seng completing the Top 5 finishers in the 20-lapper.

During the same night in the Open Wheel Modified ranks, Strand charged to a heat race victory from the 3rd-starting spot positioning him 8th on the starting grid for the feature. Breaking into the Top 5, Dustin jumped up three spots to place 5th behind Ward Imrie, Scott Greer, Jordan Duray, and Ian Rousseau.

Returning on Saturday, Strand again started the night off with a heat race win in Late Model division earning him the 3rd-starting spot for the feature. Coming up short at the line, Dustin registered a runner-up finish behind Ricky Weiss with Brad Seng, Shane Edginton, and Kevin Sexton rounding out the Top 5.

1After posting a heat race victory in his Modified, Strand topped the 15-car field in the feature to capture his fifteenth win of the season. Danny Staff, Rick Delaine, Ian Rousseau, and Ward Imrie trailed Dustin to the checkers. (Tim Johnson photo)

For more information from these events, please visit www.RedRiverCoopSpeedway.ca.

September 23, 2017 - Strand Tops Jamestown Stampede in Open Wheel Modified
1Pulling double duty in the Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified ranks, Dustin Strand headed to Jamestown Speedway (Jamestown, North Dakota) on Friday night for the 46th annual Stock Car Stampede. In a field of 25 Super Late Models, Strand locked his spot into the $3,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday night with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Ryan Mikkelson. Starting in 6th for the feature, Dustin gained four spots in the 30-lap affair registering a 2nd place finish behind Don Shaw with Chad Becker, Zach Naastad, and Cole Schill rounding out the Top 5.

1In the Open Wheel Modified division, Strand started his night off with a 8-lap heat race win from the 8th-starting position. Rolling off 5th for the feature, Dustin Strand held off a hard-charging Jeremy Keller late to capture his 14th win of the season over Keller, Jason Grimes, Robert Hellebust, and Josh Eberhardt.

For more information from these events, please visit www.JamestownSpeedway.com.

September 9, 2017 - Podium Finish in Prelude to the Johnny
1Kicking off the John Seitz Memorial weekend, Dustin Strand headed to River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) on Thursday night for the Prelude to the Johnny. Drawing 45 cars for the Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) sanctioned contest, Strand started the night off with a 10-lap heat race win locking him into the 3rd-starting position for the $1,192-to-win opening night feature. Holding his spot for all 25-laps, Dustin posted a 3rd place finish behind Don Shaw and Jake Redetzke with Ricky Weiss and John Kanta completing the Top 5 finishers.

1Returning on Friday night pulling double duty in the Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified ranks, Dustin picked up a 15-lap heat race win sending him into the Dash. Holding his spot for the entire distance, Strand recorded a 7th place finish positioning him 7th on the starting grid for the John Seitz Memorial A-Main. With $9,200 on the line, Dustin got collected behind a wreck on the opening lap sending him into the pits. After rejoining the field from the tail, Strand wheeled his way into the Top 5 by lap 50 and was challenging for a podium spot until his lift bar shock broke ending his night early.

In the Modified division, Strand gained three spots in his heat to place 3rd. Rolling off 12th for the feature, Dustin was an early retiree from the 25-lapper while being credited with an 18th place outing.

Dustin remains in fifth in the NLRA point standings. For more information from this event, please visit www.NLRA.org and www.RiverCitiesSpeedway.com.

September 3, 2017 - Top 5 Finish at Red River Co-op Speedway
1On Thursday night Dustin Strand kicked off the busy Labor Day weekend at Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) for the Race of Champions Qualifier. Rolling off on the pole of his heat race, Strand cruised to a heat race win positioning him 2nd on the starting grid for the feature. Dropping two positions in the 20-lapper, Dustin scored a 4th place finish behind Ricky Weiss, Don Shaw, and Mike Balcaen with Kevin Sexton coming in 5th.

1The following night in a field of 15 Super Late Models at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota), Strand captured an 8-lap heat race win locking his spot into the A-Main. Running into issues early, Dustin was an early retiree from the 20-lapper on lap 10.

1On Saturday night Dustin headed to Viking Speedway (Alexandria, Minnesota) pulling double duty in the Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified ranks. After failing to finish in his heat race in the Late Model, Strand failed to make it out for his B-Main. In the Modified division, Dustin improved five spots in his heat reeling in a 2nd place finish behind Matt Gilbertson. Rolling off 5th for the feature, Dustin Strand dropped one spot logging a 6th place finish.

For more information from these events, please visit www.RedRiverCoopSpeedway.ca, www.RiverCitiesSpeedway.com, and www.VikingSpeedway.net.

October 15th, 2016 - Dustin Strand Finishes Season with 25 Overall Victories
Competing in a total of 59 events throughout the 2016 season, Dustin Strand reeled in 20 wins in his Super Late Model and five in his Open Wheel Modified. With the weather affecting six of his scheduled dates, Strand posted 48 Top 10 finishes and 39 Top 5 outings. He also was crowned the WISSOTA National Champion and won the Super Late Model track championship at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota).