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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.

August 25th, 2017 - Runner-up Finish in Local Show at River Cities
1Returning with the Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA), Dustin Strand visited Red River Valley Speedway (West Fargo, North Dakota) on Wednesday for the Car Show Cruise Night. In a field of 23 cars, Strand recorded a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Adam Fischer earning him the 5th-starting spot for the $1,200-to-win A-Main. Holding his spot for all 25-laps, Dustin posted a 5th place finish behind Donny Schatz, Ricky Weiss, Mike Balcaen, and Brad Seng.

1On Friday night Strand returned to action at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) competing in a field of 18 WISSOTA Late Models. Notching a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Bill Mooney, Strand secured his spot into the A-Main. Bringing home a podium finish, Dustin notched a 2nd place outing behind Joey Pederson with Travis Robertson, Zach Naastad, and Shane Edginton completing the Top 5 finishers.

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

August 19th, 2017 - Top 5 Finish With NLRA Series at River Cities
1Dustin Strand made the short trip to Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) on Thursday night kicking off the Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) sanctioned weekend. With 24 cars on hand for the Can-Am Late Model Challenge, Strand passed four cars in his heat race to place 4th. Rolling off 10th for the opening night feature, Dustin improved four more positions registering a 6th place finish.

1The following night brought 26 NLRA entries to River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) for the $1,200 top prize. Gaining four spots in his heat, Dustin landed a 2nd place finish behind Zach Naastad positioning him 5th on the starting grid for the feature. Jumping up one spot in the 25-lap affair, Dustin Strand notched a 4th place finish behind Donny Schatz, Ricky Weiss, and Brad Seng with Shane Edginton coming in 5th. (Mike Spieker photo)

On Saturday Dustin followed the NLRA Series to Devils Lake Speedway (Doyon, North Dakota) but mechanical issues prevented Strand from making it out for both his heat race and the feature.

Dustin is currently fifth in the NLRA point standings. For more information from these events, please visit www.NLRA.org.

August 11th, 2017 - Strand Captures Third Consecutive Victory at River Cities
1Friday found Dustin Strand return to action at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) for the regular night of racing. Passing four cars in his heat race, Strand posted a 3rd place finish positioning him 9th on the starting grid for the feature. Moving up two positions in the 20-lap affair, Dustin Strand registered a 7th place outing.

For more information from this event, please visit www.RiverCitiesSpeedway.com.

August 6th, 2017 - Strand Captures Third Consecutive Victory at River Cities
1Dustin Strand was back with the Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) on Thursday night at Norman County Raceway (Ada, Minnesota) for the Thursday Night Thunder. Coming in 2nd in his heat behind Ricky Weiss, Strand earned the 5th-starting position for the A-Main. With $1,100 on the line, Dustin was an early retiree from the feature after the back of his transmission came apart and destroyed the rear-end of his car.

1The following night brought Strand to River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) competing in a field of 22 WISSOTA Late Models. Starting the night with a heat race win, Strand earned the 8th-starting position for the 20-lap feature.  Using lap-traffic to his advantage late in the race, Dustin overtook race-leader Zach Naastad on lap 19 and held him off on the final lap to pick up his 13th win of the season over Naastad, Bill Mooney, Mike Balcaen, and Joey Pederson. (Mike Spieker photo)

After the NLRA sanctioned event was rained out on Saturday night at Jamestown Speedway (Jamestown, North Dakota), Strand stopped at Sheyenne River Speedway (Lisbon, North Dakota) on Sunday competing in a field of 28 NLRA followers. Posting a heat race win to begin the night, Dustin earned the pole position for the $1,200-to-win A-Main. Hanging on to a podium spot, Dustin Strand slipped back to a 3rd place finish behind Don Shaw and Brad Seng with Ricky Weiss and Donny Schatz completing the Top 5 finishers.

For more information from these events, please visit www.NLRA.org and www.RiverCitiesSpeedway.com.

July 29th, 2017 - Strand Tops Late Model Field at River Cities Speedway
1Pulling double duty in the Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified ranks, Dustin Strand visited River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) on Friday night. Recording a 5th-place finish in his heat race, Strand secured his spot into the 20-lap feature. Taking control of a lead after a late-race restart, Dustin Strand notched his 12th win of the season over Brandon Fuller, Joey Pederson, Bill Mooney, and Brad Seng. (Mike Spieker photo)

After starting with a heat race win in his Open Wheel Modified, Strand was an early retiree from the feature after getting caught behind a wreck, following a restart on the fourth lap.

1Saturday night brought Dustin to Devil’s Lake Speedway (Lakota, North Dakota), where he did battle in the $1,000-to-win Open Wheel Modified special. Moving up one spot in his heat, Strand scored a 10-lap heat race win, positioning him 7th on the starting grid for the feature. Breaking into the Top 5, Dustin Strand posted a 4th-place finish behind Lance Schill, Ward Imrie, and Scott Greer with Rick Delaine coming in 5th.

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

July 22nd, 2017 - Podium Finish in NLRA Action at Devil's Lake Speedway
1On Thursday Dustin Strand was one of 15 Super Late Models on hand at Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) for the regular night of racing. Passing three cars in his heat, Dustin streaked to a 8-lap heat race win positioning him 8th on the starting grid for the feature. Breaking into a podium Spot, Strand gained four positions in the 20-lap affair to place 3rd behind Ricky Weiss and Mike Balcaen with Kevin Sexton and Bill Mooney completing the Top 5 finishers.

1Following a rain-out Friday night at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota), Strand returned to action on Saturday at Devil’s Lake Speedway (Lakota, North Dakota) for the Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) sanctioned program. In a field of 23 cars, Strand started the night off with a 10-lap heat win from the second row earning him the 3rd-starting position for the $1,100-to-win A-Main. After challenging race-leader Ricky Weiss for the top spot late in the race, Dustin settled with a 2nd place finish behind Weiss with Cole Schill, Bill Mooney, and Robert Hellebust completing the Top 5 finishers.  

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

July 15th, 2017 - Strand Finds Victory Lane in Modified at River Cities and Greenbush
1Making his first start of the season with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series, Dustin Strand invaded Ogilvie Raceway (Ogilvie, Minnesota) on Wednesday night for the $8,000 top prize. Moving up two spots in his heat race, Strand recorded a 3rd place finish locking him in the 8th-starting position for the feature. Coming one spot shy of a Top 10 finish, Dustin slipped back to a 11th place finish in the 40-lapper.

The following night with 33 World of Outlaws followers on hand at Hibbing Raceway (Hibbing, Minnesota), Strand recorded a 4th place finish in his heat race transferring him into the B-Main. Sending the Top 3 into the show, Dustin edged his way with the 3rd and final transfer spot. With $8,000 on the line, Strand improved two positions registering a 20th place outing.

Wrapping up the three-day stint with the World of Outlaws, Strand stopped at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) on Friday for the Acme Tools 50. Dropping one spot in his heat race, Dustin logged a 6th place finish transferring him into the B-Main. Sending the Top 3 into the $10,000-to-win A-Main, Dustin landed a runner-up finish behind Chase Junghans positioning him 20th on the starting grid for the feature. Improving three positions in the 50-lapper, Strand registered a 17th place finish.

1During the same night powering his Q&Z Plumbing & Heating #71 Open Wheel Modified, Strand cruised to an 8-lap heat race win positioning him 6th on the starting grid for the feature. With 20 laps to work his way to the front, Dustin topped Ward Imrie, Jerome Guyot, Lance Schill, and Scott Greer to pick up his tenth win of the season.

1Saturday night brought strand to Greenbush Raceway Park (Greenbush, Minnesota) pulling double duty in the Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified divisions. With 18 cars signed in for the Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) sanctioned contest, Dustin secured his spot into the $1,100-to-win feature with a 3rd place finish in his heat race. Starting in 9th for the 25-lap feature, Strand passed two cars to place 7th.

1In the Open Wheel Modified ranks, Strand jumped up two spots in his heat race posting a 3rd place finish. Rolling off 7th for the feature, Dustin Strand wheeled his way to the front capturing his eleventh win of the season over Aaron Holtan, Bryan Dyrdahl, Jordan Wahl, and Lee McRae. (Heather Morey photo)

For more information from these events, please visit www.WoOLMS.com and ww.NLRA.org.

July 7th, 2017 - Three Runner-up Finishes in Late Model at Red River, River Cities, and Greenbush
1Behind the wheel of the RealTruck.com #71 Super Late Model, Dustin Strand returned to Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) on Thursday for the regular night of racing. After leading the night off with a heat race win, Strand posted a runner-up finish in the feature behind Ricky Weiss with Kevin Sexton, Shane Edginton, and Mike Martin completing the Top 5 finishers.

1Friday night Strand was one of 17 Super Late Models signed in at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota). Holding his starting spot in his heat race, Dustin picked up an 8-lap heat race win earning him the pole position for the A-Main. Losing one spot in the 20-lapper, Dustin Strand notched a 2nd place finish behind Brad Seng with Bill Mooney, Mike Balcaen, and Joey Pederson trailing them across the finish line.

1Closing out the weekend, Strand stopped at Greenbush Race Park (Greenbush, Minnesota) on Saturday for the regular night of racing. Moving up two spots in his heat, Strand captured an 8-lap heat race win positioning him 12th on the starting grid for the feature. Wheeling his way into a podium spot, Dustin Strand improved ten positions in the 20-lap affair to place 2nd behind Ward Imrie with Dustin Wahl, Rick Delaine, and Shawn Teunis rounding out the Top 5.

For more information from these events, please visit www.RedRiverCoopSpeedway.ca,www.RiverCitiesSpeedway.com, andwww.GreenbushRacePark.com.

June 30th, 2017 - Strand Sweeps NLRA Action at River Cities Speedway
1Kicking off the holiday weekend, Dustin Strand visited Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) on Thursday night for the unsanctioned Canada Day Celebration. In a field of 12 Super Late Models, Strand gained two positions in his heat race to place 4th. Rolling off 7th for the feature, Dustin wheeled his way into a podium spot posting a 3rd place outing behind Bill Mooney and Ricky Weiss with Rick Fawcett and Mike Balcaen completing the Top 5 finishers.

1The following night Strand headed to River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) for a pair of Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) sanctioned features. In a field of 26 cars, Dustin charged to a heat race win from 4th-starting spot positioning him 2nd on the starting grid for the feature. Outrunning the field in the 25-lapper, Dustin Strand streaked to his eighth win of the season and a $1,100 payday. Donny Schatz, Bill Mooney, Ricky Weiss, and Zach Naastad rounded out the Top 5. (Mike Spieker photo)

1Later that night for the rescheduled NLRA feature from June 16th, Strand started on the front row alongside Joey Pederson. Leading wire-to-wire, Dustin Strand cruised to his second win of the night and ninth on the season topping Donny Schatz, Ricky Weiss, Brad Seng, and Bill Mooney at the finish line. Strand was awarded a $1,100 payday for his dominant performance in the 25-lap affair.

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

June 24th, 2017 - Pair of Runner-up Finishes in Late Model at Red River and River Cities
1Dustin Strand returned behind the wheel of his Super Late Model on Thursday for the regular night of racing at Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba). Gaining one spot in his 8-lap heat race, Strand posted a runner-up finish behind Paul Veert locking him into the 6th-starting position for the feature. Breaking into a podium spot, Dustin passed four cars in the 15-lap affair reeling in a 2nd place finish behind Ricky Weiss with Rick Fawcett, Kevin Sexton, and Billy Mooney completing the Top 5 finishers.

1On Friday night Strand was one of 21 Super Late Models signed in at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) where he opened the night with a runner-up finish in his heat race behind Mike Balcaen. Rolling off 9th for the feature, Dustin stormed through the field seven spots notching a 2nd place finish again behind Billy Mooney with Brad Seng, Mike Balcaen, and Ricky Weiss rounding out the Top 5.

Saturday's NLRA sanctioned program at Greenbush Race Park (Greenbush, Minnesota) was cancelled after persistent rain in the area soaked the grounds.

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

June 17th, 2017 - Rain Cuts Short NLRA Event at River Cities; 2nd on Saturday in Modified at Greenbush
1On Friday night Dustin Strand invaded River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) for the Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) sanctioned event. Drawing 24 Super Late Models for the $1,100-to-win A-Main, Strand started the night off with a heat race win from the 3rd-starting position locking him on the pole for the feature. Before the A-Main was able to get underway, severe weather moved in postponing the remainder of the night.

1Hopping behind the wheel of his Open Wheel Modified on Saturday, Dustin was one of 15 cars signed in at Greenbush Race Park (Greenbush, Minnesota) for the Duane "Dugan" Nelson Memorial. Jumping up two spots in his heat race, Strand posted a runner-up finish behind Shane Wahl locking him into the 9th-starting position for the feature. Wheeling his way through the field seven spots, Dustin Strand notched a 2nd place finish behind Ward Imrie with Shawn Teunis, Aaron Holtan, and Jordan Duray completing the Top 5 finishers.

For more information from these events, and www.NLRA.org and www.GreenbushRacePark.com.

June 10th, 2017 - Dustin Strand Wins in Late Model at Red River; Pockets $1,000 Payday in Modified Special at Devils Lake Speedway
1Dustin Strand kicked off the busy weekend on Thursday night piloting his Q&Z Plumbing & Heating #71 Super Late Model at Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba). With 12 cars on hand, Strand started the night off with a heat race win from the 2nd-starting spot. Rolling off 8th for the 20-lap feature, Dustin wheeled his way to the front picking up his sixth win of the season over Mike Balcaen, Kevin Sexton, Bill Mooney, and Shane Holden. (Tim Johnson photo)

1The following night brought Strand to River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) pulling double duty in the Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified ranks. Following a heat race win in his Late Model, Strand salvaged a 5th place finish in the feature on a one-lane track trailing Zach Naastad, Brad Seng, Mike Balcaen, and Joey Pederson across the finish line. In the Modified division, Dustin improved four positions in his heat race to place 2nd behind Rick Delaine. Battling with Ward Imrie for the top spot in the feature, Strand landed a 2nd place finish behind Imrie in an exciting photo finish ending. Scott Greer, Ryan Kereluk, and Aaron Holtan completed the Top 5 finishers.

1Closing out the weekend, Strand stopped at Devils Lake Speedway (Lakota, North Dakota) on Saturday for the Open Wheel Modified special. Passing four cars in his heat race, Strand posted a 2nd place finish behind Rick Delaine locking him into the 3rd-starting spot for the A-Main. After exchanging the lead with Ward Imrie throughout the feature, Dustin Strand came out on top at the end of the 25-lapper capturing his seventh win of the season a $1,000 payday. Imrie, Scott Greer, Eric Haugland, and Ryan Kereluk rounded out the Top 5.

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

June 3rd, 2017 - Strand Brings Overall Win Tally to Five with Wins at River Cities and Greenbush
1 Competing in his Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified, Dustin Strand returned to Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) on Thursday for the regular night of racing. Gaining three spots in his Late Model heat, Strand landed a 4th place finish locking him into the 6th-starting position for the A-Main. Breaking into a podium spot, Dustin gained four positions to place 2nd behind Rick Fawcett with Mike Balcaen, Billy Mooney, and Kevin Sexton completing the Top 5 finishers.

In the Modified division, Strand secured his spot into the A-Main with an 8-lap heat race win. Starting in 8th, Dustin improved six positions reeling in a runner-up finish behind Ward Imrie with Scott Greer, Ian Rousseau, and Ryan Kereluk rounding out the Top 5.

1On Friday night Strand was piloting his Super Late Model at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) in a field of 18 cars. Cruising to an 8-lap heat race win from the pole position, Dustin locked into the 4th-starting spot for the feature. Wheeling his way to the front, Dustin Strand topped the field in the 20-lapper to pick up his fourth win of the season. Mike Balcaen, Brad Seng, Joey Pederson, and Billy Mooney trailed him to the checkers. (Mike Spieker photo)

1Closing out the weekend, Strand stopped at Greenbush Race Park (Greenbush, Minnesota) on Saturday behind the wheel of his Open Wheel Modified. Improving five positions in his heat race, Dustin started the night off with a heat race win locking him into 9th-starting spot for the feature. With 15-laps to make his way to the front, Dustin Strand charged through the field to capture his second win of the weekend and fifth overall on the season. Dustin Wahl, Mark Esala, Aaron Holtan, and Rick Delaine completed the Top 5 finishers. (Heather Morey photo)

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

May 27th, 2017 - Dustin Strand Wins in Late Model and Modified Over Memorial Day Weekend
1Dustin Strand was back in action on Friday night at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) kicking off the busy Memorial Day Weekend in a field of 16 Super Late Models. Jumping up three positions in his heat race, Strand registered a 3rd place finish locking him into the 2nd-starting spot for the feature. Taking the lead on the drop of the green flag, Dustin led every circuit of the 20-lapper en route to his first Super Late Model victory of the season topping Mike Balcaen, Zach Naastad, Ryan Corbett, and Brad Seng at the finish line. (Mike Spieker photo)

1The following night brought Strand to Greenbush Race Park (Greenbush, Minnesota) behind the wheel of his Open Wheel Modified. In a field of 21 cars, Dustin registered a 3rd place finish in his heat race positioning him 9th on the starting grid for the feature. Wheeling his way into a podium spot within the first 10 laps, Strand overtook the 2nd position on lap 14. Battling in lap traffic in the closing laps, Dustin Strand grabbed the top spot from Ward Imrie with two circuits remaining. Holding off a last lap charge from Imrie, Strand captured his second win of the weekend and third overall on the season. Imrie, Jerome Guyot, Aaron Holtan, and Gavin Paul completed the Top 5 finishers.

For more information from these events, please visit www.RiverCitiesSpeedway.com and www.GreenbushRacePark.com.

May 19th, 2017 -Top 10 Finish in Late Model at River Cities Speedway
1Behind the wheel of the RHRSwag.com #71 Super Late Model, Dustin Strand was one of 20 Super Late Models signed in at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) on Friday for the Family Fun Night. Registering a 3rd place finish in his 8-lap heat race, Strand locked his spot into the 20-lap A-Main. Bringing home a Top 10 finish, Dustin posted a 7th place spot after posting his fastest time of the feature on the final lap.

For more information from this event, please visit www.RiverCitiesSpeedway.com.

May 13th, 2017 - Mechanical Issues Ends Strand's Night Early at River Cities
1On Friday night Dustin Strand returned to River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) to a field of 17 Super Late Models. Registering a runner-up finish behind Brad Seng in his heat race, Dustin was slated to start 7th for Northen Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) A-Main until his crew discovered mechanical issues preventing him from making it out for the 20-lap affair.

For more information from this event, please visit www.NLRA.org.

May 6th, 2017 - Strand Visits River Cities Speedway for Season Opener
1Dustin Strand returned to action on Friday night at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) for the track’s season opener. In a field of 15 cars, Stand posted a 3rd place finish in his heat race positioning him on the 3rd row of the starting grid for the feature. Advancing into a podium spot, Dustin passed five cars in the 20-lapper notching a runner-up finish behind Bill Mooney with Zach Naastad, Brad Seng, and Joey Pedersen completing the Top 5 finishers.

1Saturday night brought Strand to Viking Speedway (Alexandria, Minnesota) pulling double duty in the Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified divisions. After battling around the Top 5 throughout the Modified feature, Strand landed a 5th place spot when the checkered flag flew. In the Late Model A-Main, Strand was running in 2nd in the final laps until a lap car cause a pile-up leaving Dustin nowhere to go. Making hard contact with another car, Strand’s night was over after his radiator was destroyed.

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

April 4th, 2017 - Dustin Strand and Strand Racing are proud to welcome Keewatin Truck Services as a marketing partner for the 2017 season.
1 Located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Keewatin Truck Service offers a wide array of parts and accessories for highway trucks and fire trucks. They have over 25 years of experience in the heavy truck industry.

“Keewatin Truck Service is very well-respected in the industry, so to have them joining my team as a marketing partner, really means a lot,” said Strand. “Racing isn’t a cheap sport, so without great sponsors like Keewatin Truck Service it wouldn’t be possible for our team to compete for wins on a nightly basis.”

For more information, please visit www.KeewatinTruckService.com.

January 13th, 2017 - Strand Wraps up Rain-Shortened WWS with Four Top 10's and One Victory
1On Wednesday night Dustin Strand returned to action at Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona) for round three of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout. After laying down the 4th fastest qualifying time in his group, Strand made impressive move on the very first circuit of his heat that rocketed him from 4th to 1st in one lap. Holding off the field for the remaining seven laps, Dustin scored a heat race win putting him 3rd on the starting rundown for the feature. In the Modified division, Strand found victory lane for the second time of the night locking his spot into the $2,000-to-win A-Main. After getting sent to the tail for spinning out while running in second in the Modified A-Main, Dustin battled back from the tail to an 11th place outing. Surviving a tangle-up on the very first lap on the Late Model feature, Dustin Strand held on to a Top 10 finish in the 30-lap feature posting a 10th place spot. (DirtonDirt photo)

1After having a scheduled off day on Thursday, Dustin Strand was back behind the wheel in two separate divisions on Friday evening. Coming in 4th fastest in time trials in his Super Late Model, Strand jumped up one spot in his heat registering a 3rd place spot. In the Modified division, Dustin notched a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Chad Olsen locking his spot into the $2,000-to-win A-Main. Hanging on to a Top 5 finish in the 25-lap feature, Strand ran high as 2nd at one point in the feature but fell back to a 5th place finish when the checkers flew, trailing Ricky Thornton Jr., R.C. Whitwell, Shane Sabraski, and Brad Dierks across the finish line. Rolling off 9th for the $5,000-to-win Late Model main event, Dustin dropped back to a 14th place outing in the 30-lapper. (Tom Macht photo)

For more information from these events, please visit www.WildWestShootout.net.

January 8th, 2017 - Dustin Strand Wins in Modified in 2nd Night of WWS
1 Dustin Strand opened the 2017 racing season on Saturday by traveling to Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona) for the 11th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts. Powering both his Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified in Saturday’s opener, Dustin positioned himself with the pole-starting spot for his Late Model heat after timing in fastest in his qualifying group. Charging to an 8-lap heat race victory, Strand earned the 6th-starting spot for the $5,000-to-win feature. In the Modified division, Dustin wheeled is way to a early heat race win earning him a solid starting spot for the main event. Looking to break into the Top 5 in the Late Model A-Main, Strand battled for a Top 5 position the whole race until slipping back to a 10th place outing when the checkers flew. Rolling off 9th for the Modified feature, Dustin Strand wheeled his way into a podium spot in the early stages of the main event and had his eyes on race-leader Ricky Thornton Jr. in the final laps. Making his bid for the leader on the final circuit, Strand got sideways in turns three and four sending him to the tail.

1On Sunday evening Dustin powered his way to another heat race win in the Modified division from the 4th-starting position. Earning the 2nd-starting position for the $2,000-to-win A-Main, Strand jumped into the lead on the drop of the green flag and never looked bad. Leading all 25-laps, Dustin Strand picked up his first victory of the 2017 campaign outdueling David McDonald, Matt Leer, Matt Gilbertson, and Shane Sabraski. Following the 2nd quickest time in his Super Late Model qualifying group, Dustin locked his spot into the A-Main with a runner-up finish behind Chris Simpson in his heat. Starting in 10th for the $5,000-to-win show, Dustin suffered a flat right-rear on the very first lap bringing a disappointing end to his night in the Late Model division.

For more information from these events, please visit www.WildWestShootout.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).

October 15th, 2016 - Strand Bests Jamestown Stock Car Stampede; Wins WISSOTA National Championship
1Competing in both his Super Late Model and Midwest Modified, Dustin Strand visited Jamestown Speedway (Jamestown, North Dakota) on Friday for the 45th Annual Stock Car Stampede. In a field of 23 Super Late Models, Dustin scored a heat race win early in the night locking his spot into the main event on Saturday evening. Outdueling Curt Gelling at the finish line, Strand reeled in his 25th victory of the season over Gelling, Brad Seng, Cole Schill, and Mike Balcaen. Pocketing a $3,000 payday, Dustin Strand also captured the WISSOTA National Points championship on Saturday night. (Cody Papke Photo)

1In the Open Wheel Modified division, Strand started the night off again with a heat race win putting him 5th on the starting rundown for the feature. Holding his position, Dustin notched a 5th place finish behind Ryan Schroeder, Tyler Peterson, Zach Laqua, and Ryan Lehr.

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

October 1st, 2016 - Dustin Strand Wins Twice in New Midwest Modified and Once in Super Late Model
1Running in the two-day Prairie Classic, Dustin Strand headed to Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) on Friday night competing in his brand new Midwest Modified and his Super Late Model. In a field of 17 Super Late Models, Dustin moved up six spots in his heat landing a runner-up finish behind Ricky Weiss. Starting in 8th for the main event, Strand charged to his 22nd victory of the season over Brad Seng, Bill Mooney, Shane Edginton, and Steffen Snare.

1During the same night in a field of 32 Midwest Modifieds, Strand stormed to heat race win from the 6th-starting position. Rolling off 2nd for the A-Main, Dustin reeled in his second victory of the night topping Jamie Davis, Grant Hall, Paul Veert, and Christopher Leek.  

Returning on Saturday, Strand started the night off with a heat race win in the Super Late Model division putting him on the pole for the feature. Losing one position, Dustin landed a runner-up finish behind Ricky Weiss with Brad Seng, Mike Balcaen, and Rick Fawcett completing the Top 5.

1Starting in 6th in his Modified heat on Saturday evening, Dustin captured a heat race win securing his spot into the main event. Passing one car in the A-Main, Dustin Strand captured his third win of the weekend and 24th overall on the season with Jamie Davis, Grant Hall, Paul Veert, and Hunter Hougard trailing him across the finish line. (Tim Johnson Photos)

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

September 24th, 2016 - Strand Sweeps Night at Red River to Tally Win Number 21
1Piloting his RealTruck.com #71 Super Late Model, Dustin Strand invaded Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) on Saturday night for the WISSOTA sanctioned program. Starting on the pole of his heat, Strand cruised to heat race victory putting him 8th on the starting rundown for the feature. Following a mid-race caution, Dustin took the top spot from pole-sitter Ricky Weiss on lap 13 to capture his 21st victory of the season over Weiss, Mike Martin, Billy Mooney, and Kevin Sexton. (Tim Johnson Photo)

For more information from this event, please visit www.WISSOTA.org.

September 10th, 2016 - Dustin Wins Prelude to the Johnny
1Beginning the first night of the 10th Annual John Seitz Memorial, Dustin Strand headed to River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) on Thursday for the Prelude to the Johnny. Drawing 37 Super Late Models for the Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) sanctioned event, Strand started the night off by setting the track record in qualifying. Registering a runner-up finish in his heat behind Brad Seng, Dustin rolled off 7th for the opening night A-Main. Taking over the lead for the final 16 laps of the feature, Strand tied the single-season record for most NLRA wins in a season after recording his seventh NLRA victory and 20th win overall on the season. Capturing a $1,500 payday, Billy Mooney, David McDonald, Chad Mahder, and Don Shaw rounded out the Top 5 finishers. Dustin ended the season in a close 2nd in NLRA standings coming up 8 points short behind Brad Seng. (Mike Spieker Photo)

1On Friday night starting in 8th for his heat race, Dustin was up to 3rd at one point but settled with a 5th place finish. Starting on the pole for the B-Main, Strand landed a runner-up finish behind Scott Ward earning him the 20th-starting position for the $10,092-to-win John Seitz Memorial on Saturday night. Working his way through the field eight positions, Dustin Strand posted a 12th place finish in the 92-lap A-Main. Dustin was crowned the track’s WISSOTA Late Model champion and is currently leading WISSOTA national point standings.

For more information from these events, please visit www.NLRA.org and www.WISSOTA.org.

October 22nd, 2015 - Dustin Strand and Strand Racing Launch New Website
1Dustin Strand and Strand Racing are the latest addition to the MSRMafia.com Team, and a brand-new website has been launched at www.StrandRacing.com.

Dustin is currently in his fourteenth year of racing and has amassed a rather impressive resume along the way. He owns thirteen track championships and over 200 feature wins. He recently was crowned the Northern LateModel Racing Association (NLRA) Super Late Model Champion for the 2015 season. This marked the second time that he earned the accolade. He also claimed the 2015 River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) Late Model Track Championship as well as the North Dakota State Championship.

On September 25th he raced to the coveted $3,000 victory in the 44th Annual Stock Car Stampede at Jamestown Speedway (Jamestown, North Dakota). (CRP Photography Photo)

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