Saturday, June 21, 2014

Rain Ruins Red River Return

Kaz Grafix photo
NLSA Points leader Brent Steg on the gas at ALH Motor Speedway, Morden, MB.

Greg Cybulski, WINNIPEG, MB (June 21, 2014) The much anticipated return of the Northern Lightning Sprint Association to Winnipeg's Red River Co-op Speedway was washed away as heavy, steady rains forced the cancelation of the June 19 sanctioned race.

With 3 races in the books, here are your current 2014 NLSA Points Standings.

# Driver Points
7S Brent Steg 92
35W Wally Butler 89
11 Dexter Dvergsten 83
13K Al Giesbrecht 76
12 Brayden Pengilly 72
1HRP Chris Sorin 45
33 Murray Temple 42
3M Marcus Rothenbacher 40
13T Allan Trascinski 38
2R Roland Bernard 38
4 Eric Johnson 35
14 Edward Bell 34
96 Jared Kalynuik 9
27 Chris Unrau 8
2 Corey Olsen 7

Next action for the NLSA will be this coming weekend with 2 big nights of high-flying open wheel racing.

Friday, June 27 at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Racing starts at 7:30pm
Saturday, June 28 at Devil's Lake Speedway, North Dakota. Racing starts at 7:00pm

About the Northern Lightning Sprint Association:
Created in September of 2008, the Northern Lightning Sprint Association is a rapidly growing organization committed to the creation and maintenance of safe, fast, fun, and affordable open wheel racing. Many of the organization’s members are dedicated to helping charities such as the Children’s Hospital Foundation and Cancer Care of Manitoba. More information can be found at