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River Cities Speedway

.300 mi./0.483 km. Dirt Oval located in Grand Forks, ND
Opened: 1903 | Track In Operation


Previous Names: Grand Forks Speedway

Previous Configurations: 1/2mi dirt; 1/4 mi dirt


Website: http://www.rivercitiesspeedway.com/home.html

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The following table contains a list of all known touring series or major events held at this speedway. Think we're missing one or have the results to it? Contact us!

Date Sanction Winner Laps
31 July 1955 IMCA Stock Car Series Tiny Lund 200
6 June 1993 NCRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series Todd Mack
1 June 1996 NCRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series Gary Wright
2 June 1996 NCRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series Lou Kennedy, Jr.
6 June 1997 NCRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series Gary Wright
5 June 1998 O'Reilly Auto Parts NCRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series Gary Wright
3 June 1999 O'Reilly Auto Parts NCRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series Terry McCarl
17 June 1999 Northern LateModel Racing Association Don Shaw
19 August 1999 Northern LateModel Racing Association Joel Cryderman
31 May 2000 O'Reilly Auto Parts NCRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series Travis Rilat
31 May 2000 Northern LateModel Racing Association Mitch Johnson
1 June 2000 O'Reilly Auto Parts NCRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series Gary Wright
1 June 2000 Northern LateModel Racing Association Johnny Johnson
18 August 2000 Northern LateModel Racing Association Mitch Johnson
18 August 2000 World of Outlaws Gumout Racing Series Craig Dollansky 40
24 July 2001 WISSOTA Challenge Series Joel Cryderman
3 August 2001 Northern LateModel Racing Association Brad Seng
16 August 2001 World of Outlaws Gumout Racing Series Shane Stewart 35
17 August 2001 World of Outlaws Gumout Racing Series Shane Stewart 45
15 August 2002 World of Outlaws Gumout Racing Series Tyler Walker 35
8 August 2003 Northern LateModel Racing Association Dave Zimmerman
30 May 2006 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Darrell Lanigan 50
7 July 2006 National Sprint Tour Tim Kaeding 30
8 July 2006 National Sprint Tour Danny Lasoski 40
12 June 2007 360 OTC World of Outlaws Late Model Series Tim Fuller (NY) 50
29 June 2007 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Joey Saldana 40
7 September 2007 John Seitz Memorial Mitch Johnson 50
13 June 2008 Northern LateModel Racing Association Joey Pederson
27 June 2008 Advance Auto Parts World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Donny Schatz 40
11 July 2008 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Brady Smith 50
6 September 2008 John Seitz Memorial Justin Fegers 50
19 June 2009 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Donny Schatz 40
19 June 2009 Northern LateModel Racing Association Brad Seng
10 July 2009 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Josh Richards 50
21 August 2009 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Craig Dollansky 30
12 September 2009 John Seitz Memorial Pat Doar 50
19 June 2010 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Steve Kinser 40
20 June 2010 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Joey Saldana 35
9 July 2010 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Austin Hubbard 21
12 September 2010 John Seitz Memorial Cody Skytland 92
17 June 2011 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Craig Dollansky 40
18 June 2011 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Craig Dollansky 40
15 July 2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Tim McCreadie 50
19 August 2011 Northern LateModel Racing Association Ricky Weiss
19 August 2011 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Steve Kinser 40
8 September 2011 Northern LateModel Racing Association Adam Hensel
10 September 2011 John Seitz Memorial Brad Seng 92
15 June 2012 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Kraig Kinser 40
13 July 2012 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Darrell Lanigan 50
17 August 2012 Northern LateModel Racing Association Joey Pederson
17 August 2012 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Sammy Swindell 40
6 September 2012 Northern LateModel Racing Association John Kaanta
8 September 2012 John Seitz Memorial Brady Smith 92
21 June 2013 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Cody Darrah 40
21 June 2013 Northern LateModel Racing Association Joey Pederson
16 August 2013 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Donny Schatz 40
16 August 2013 Northern LateModel Racing Association Donny Schatz
5 September 2013 Northern LateModel Racing Association Pat Doar
7 September 2013 John Seitz Memorial Brad Seng 92
20 June 2014 Northern LateModel Racing Association Mike Balcaen 25
20 June 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Donny Schatz 40
18 July 2014 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Tim Fuller (NY) 50
15 August 2014 Northern LateModel Racing Association Brad Seng 25
15 August 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Daryn Pittman 40
16 August 2014 Northern LateModel Racing Association Donny Schatz 25
4 September 2014 Northern LateModel Racing Association Ricky Weiss 30
6 September 2014 John Seitz Memorial A.J. Diemel 92
19 June 2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Donny Schatz 40
19 June 2015 Northern LateModel Racing Association Joey Pederson 20
10 July 2015 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Tim McCreadie 50
21 August 2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Donny Schatz 40
21 August 2015 Northern LateModel Racing Association Bill Mooney 25
10 September 2015 Northern LateModel Racing Association A.J. Diemel 25
12 September 2015 John Seitz Memorial Chad Mahder 92
29 April 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Wade Nygaard 25
6 May 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Mark Dobmeier 25
20 May 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Dusty Zomer 25
27 May 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Mark Dobmeier 25
10 June 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Mark Dobmeier 25
17 June 2016 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Donny Schatz 40
17 June 2016 Northern LateModel Racing Association Mike Balcaen 20
24 June 2016 Northern Lightning Sprint Association Dexter Dvergsten
24 June 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Mark Dobmeier 25
24 June 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Mark Dobmeier 25
25 June 2016 Northern Lightning Sprint Association Dexter Dvergsten
25 June 2016 Northern LateModel Racing Association Don Shaw 25
1 July 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Mark Dobmeier 25
8 July 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Mark Dobmeier 25
22 July 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Mark Dobmeier 25
29 July 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Mark Dobmeier 26
5 August 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Austin Pierce 25
12 August 2016 Northern Lightning Sprint Association Presley Truedson
19 August 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Wade Nygaard 25
19 August 2016 Northern Lightning Sprint Association Brandon Johnson (MN)
26 August 2016 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Donny Schatz 40
26 August 2016 Northern LateModel Racing Association Dustin Strand 25
2 September 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Thomas Kennedy 25
8 September 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Thomas Kennedy 25
8 September 2016 Northern LateModel Racing Association Dustin Strand 25
9 September 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Nick Omdahl 35
10 September 2016 John Seitz Memorial A.J. Diemel 92
16 September 2016 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Mark Dobmeier 25
16 September 2016 Northern Lightning Sprint Association Roland Bernard
5 May 2017 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Mark Dobmeier
12 May 2017 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Thomas Kennedy 25
19 May 2017 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Thomas Kennedy 25
26 May 2017 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Austin Pierce
2 June 2017 Karriers Northern Outlaw Sprint Association Chris Ranten
16 June 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series David Gravel 40

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