On Thursday evening Ricky Weiss kicked off the action-packed Labor Day weekend at Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) for the Race of Champions Qualifier. Improving two spots in his heat, Weiss posted an 8-lap heat race win positioning him on the pole for the A-Main. Leading wire-to-wire, Ricky coasted to his tenth win of the season in the 25-lapper topping Don Shaw, Mike Balcaen, Dustin Strand, and Kevin Sexton at the finish line. (Tim Johnson photo)
The following night with 16 Super Late Models on hand at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota), Weiss secured his spot into the WISSOTA sanctioned feature with a 4th place finish in his heat. Coming from the 7th-starting position in the feature, Ricky made a last-lap pass registering his eleventh win of the season over Travis Robertson, Mike Balcaen, Brad Seng, and Joey Pederson. (Mike Spieker photo)
Saturday night brought Weiss to Viking Speedway (Alexandria, Minnesota) for the Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) sanctioned Labor Day Doubleheader. Starting the night off with a heat race victory, Ricky earned the pole position for the A-Main. Jumping into the lead on the opening lap, Weiss outran the 26-car field to capture his twelfth win of the season and a $1,600 payday. Don Shaw, Shane Edginton, Dustin Bluhm, and Mike Prochnow rounded out the Top 5. (Mike Spieker photo)
Wrapping up the weekend on Sunday, Ricky passed two cars in his heat to pick up the win. Rolling off 2nd for the $1,600-to-win finale, Weiss held his spot for the entire distance to place 2nd behind Don Shaw with Brad Seng, Shane Edginton, and Pat Doar completing the Top 5 finishers.
Ricky continues to lead the NLRA point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.RedRiverCoopSpeedway.ca and www.NLRA.org.