GRAND FORKS, N.D. (March 4, 2018) – River Cities Speedway’s 20th anniversary season is set to be one of its biggest yet. The legendary bullring has a stout 25-race schedule slated for the 2018 season, featuring the country’s premier touring series to the fan favorite weekly classes.
Friday night racing begins at 7pm. Save $3 on Premier Racing Series tickets all year by getting them in advance at these select businesses: Home of Economy, University Station, Gateway Cenex, StaMart, ElRoco Bottle Shop, and Northdale Oil. Current and former members of the military receive a $5 discount by presenting a Military ID at the gate, while students get in for half price with a student ID.
10th Anniversary John Seitz Memorial Late Model Invitational
For Immediate Release – FYE Motorsports Promotions
Grand Forks, North Dakota (August 22nd, 2016)
The 10th anniversary running of the John Seitz Memorial Late Model Invitational presented by Simplot at the highly competitive River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, North Dakota is set and ready to be the biggest and best Seitz Memorial in history. The event, unbelievably entering its tenth season, will kick off again this year with the crowning of the NLRA Late Model Series Champion on Thursday, an event that began in 2011. For the sixth year in a row on Thursday, September 8th, the event will kick off with racing program dubbed the ‘Prelude to the Johnny’. Late Models will compete in a $1,192 to win program which will begin and 7pm along with the first of three consecutive nights for the WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds, the first of two nights for the Street Stocks and the NOSA Outlaw 410 Sprint Cars will join the festivities for their first of two nights on Thursday night as well. This event will serve as the 2016 NLRA Championships and will be the final point night for the ’16 NLRA season, which will allow the tour champion to be crowned at River Cities just like the last five seasons. Defending NLRA champion Dustin Strand will be looking for his second straight and third overall NLRA championship entering the season finale.
Night number two of the memorial weekend will then begin again on Friday, September 9th with action for the WISSOTA Late Models, NOSA Sprint Cars, WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds and WISSOTA Modifieds. Friday’s program will feature heat races and the $920 to win Go Hard or Go Home pole dash for the Late Models featuring a revenge draw for the second year in a row, plus a complete program (heat races, semi-features and features) for the Midwest Modifieds, Modifieds and Sprint Cars, including the Buffalo Wild Wings Blazin’ Back Row Challenge.
Saturday, September 10th’s program will feature b-features, a last chance race and the 92-lap $9,200 to win feature event for the Late Models plus another complete program for the Midwest Modifieds and Street Stocks plus for the first time ever, a second consecutive night for the WISSOTA Modifieds. All 3 support divisions will race for a $920 paycheck on Saturday night!
More than 50 of the Midwest’s best Late Model competitors from upwards of 5 states and several Canadian provinces, including previous champions, (Pat Doar, Cody Skytland, AJ Diemel, defending race winner Chad Mahder and the event’s only 2 time winner Brad Seng) are all expected to be in attendance to compete for this giant purse and the prestige of winning the John Seitz Memorial! In addition, Dustin Strand, Mike Balcaen, Shane Edginton, Zach Naastad, Bill Mooney, Steffen Snare, Joey Pederson and a host of local competitors will be looking to ‘defend their home turf’ from the travelers to try to keep the $9,200 in the Grand Forks area once the memorial weekend’s event is completed.
Street Stock drivers will be competing for $500 to win on Thursday night and $920 to win on Saturday night. Modified drivers will be competing for $700 to win on Friday night and $920 to win on Saturday night and Midwest Modified drivers will be competing for $350 to win on Thursday night, $500 to win on Friday night and $920 to win on Saturday night PLUS new this year, the weekend-long Midwest Modified point champion will also earn an additional $500 bonus courtesy of RH Rebel Storage in Jamestown, ND! Oh, and if the same Midwest Modified racer wins all three nights, FYE Motorsports Promotions will offer up a Weekend Sweep Bonus, which, on top of winnings and the point bonus, would allow one WISSOTA Midwest Modified racer to leave River Cities with a cool $2,500 for his or her efforts during the three day event!
Thursday and Friday’s action will begin at 7pm, with Saturday’s show beginning at 6pm. This event has been ultra-successful over the first nine seasons and fans will want to make sure to be in Grand Forks for the tenth running of the event on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 8th, 9th & 10th.
River Cities Speedway is also offering a Fan Appreciation Promotion, where if you attend their Labor Day Monday (September 5th) NLRA Late Model, NOSA Sprint, WISSOTA Street Stock and Lightning Sprint event, you will receive a FREE grandstand ticket to the Thursday night portion of the Seitz Memorial weekend.
Tons of contingency awards will be provided in all divisions throughout the course of the weekend by some great sponsors. For ticket prices and more information please log onto www.rivercitiesspeedway.com or www.fyemotorsports.com for more event information or call Chris at (715) 497-8916.
Video of Mark Dobmeier @DobmeierRacing in @RydellCars Victory Lane Holds After Spectacular Spinning and Spinning
May 6th 2016 Rick Rea from RickRea.com recorded Mark Dobmeier making an evasive move at The World Famous Legendary Bullring River Cities Speedway to avoid crashing into a Sprint Car that collected the wall but Mark still collided and damaged his wing and then spun 3 times avoiding coming to a complete stop to get his position back. Mark came back to take the win!
Heritage and history means so much to so many and nothing will hit home more to Northern Outlaw Sprint Car racing fans than seeing Mitch Mack race his Dad's colors on The World Famous Legendary Bullring River Cities Speedway. Bravo Bravo ... Goosebumps arise seeing pure family pride and history in the making.
Good luck Mitch.
Croaker to be One of Four NOSA Sprint Car Rookie of the Year Candidates
By Mike Spieker
GRAND FORKS, ND (April 12) - After averaging 27 Northern Outlaw Sprint Cars in 2014, four new rookies will enter the scene in 2015; the latest one being 22-year-old Jack Croaker of East Grand Forks, MN
By Mike Spieker
GRAND FORKS, ND (April 6) - There are many different ways drivers make their way up the ranks to becoming pilots of the 410 cubic inch winged machines. Perhaps the most unusual path may be going directly from a 4-cylinder Hornet to a fire-breathing, methanol guzzling Outlaw Sprint Car, but that's exactly what Devils Lake, ND driver, Michael Bischoff, is doing in 2015.
The highly anticipated 8th Annual John Seitz Memorial brings three big nights of racing to The Bullring.
By Mike Spieker
GRAND FORKS, ND (September 2) - The biggest, most prestigious and highest paying Wissota Late Model event highlights three consecutive nights (Sept. 4-6) of AmsOil Dirt Track Series action at River Cities Speedway.
Thomas Kennedy picks up his 1st career River Cities Speedway victory.
By Mike Spieker
GRAND FORKS, ND (August 16) - Thomas Kennedy has many feature wins at many different tracks to his credit, but there has always been one track that has eluded him of a victory. All that changed Saturday at River Cities Speedway as Kennedy wheeled his way to RydellCars.com Victory Lane for the first time in his career.
Casey Mack visits RydellCars.com Victory Lane for the 1st time in 2014.
By Mike Spieker
GRAND FORKS, ND (August 1) - Casey Mack of East Grand Forks, MN drove his way to victory for the first time this season Friday night at River Cities Speedway.
Mark Dobmeier collects his 105th RCS victory.
By Mike Spieker
GRAND FORKS, ND (July 25) - Mark Dobmeier came from the sixth position to pick up the Northern Outlaw Sprint Association win Friday night at "The Bullring"
Austin Pierce continues to dominate at River Cities by picking up his 3rd consecutive win.
By Mike Spieker
GRAND FORKS, ND (July 18) - The night got off to a rocky start for the NOSA Outlaw Sprints as both Wade Nygaard and Mitch Mack took a wild ride off the turn two banking during each of their hot lap sessions. Both drivers were OK and Mack was able to get his car fixed for the feature, but Nygaard called it a night and headed home early.
"Dynamite" Mark Dobmeier Dominates at River Cities Speedway
Dynamite Dobmeier Dominates
Mark Dobmeier, #13 from Grand Forks, took the win for the makeup 410 Outlaw Sprint Feature. Roger “THE ROCKET” Crocket, from Medford, OR, drove the #82 Buffalo Wild Wing car and put on an impressive show living up to his name for the fans
Mark Dobmeier in RydellCars.com Victory Lane at River Cities Speedway - Photos by www.RickRea.com
Female Sprint Car Driver Amber Balcaen to Race at River Cities Speedway on Friday Nights with The Northern Outlaws (NOSA)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Ben Shelton (email@example.com)
April 8th, 2014
Amber Balcaen Announces Big Plans for 2014 Season
Winnipeg, Manitoba (04/08/14) - 22-year-old, Amber Balcaen from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is proud to announce that the 2014 season will mark her most ambitious to date as she will pilot both a 360 c.i. and a 410 c.i. Sprint Car for Apex SpeedSports Inc.
"Since I was a little girl it was always my dream to race a Sprint Car," says Balcaen. "After graduating from college with a degree in business management last spring, I realized that 2014 was the year to start making my racing dreams come true."
Outlaw Sprints, Pure Stock, Legends,