|July 2nd, 2015 - Ricky Weiss Scores his 12th Victory of Season
On Thursday night Ricky Weiss traveled to Red River Co-Op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) to take part in another Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) Event. With a car count of 17 Super Late Models, Ricky added another victory to his red hot win streak. Following a heat win, Weiss held off Dustin Strand, Mike Balcaen, Brad Seng, and Cole Schill to register 12th win of the season and $1,100 paycheck.
Ricky is currenty in fifth in latest NLRA Standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.NLRA.org.
|June 26th, 2015 - Weiss Chalks up Seventh Win in Month of June
| Returning to Norman County Raceway (Ada, Minnesota), Ricky Weiss captured a Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) victory on Wednesday on night one of the two day event. In a field of 22 Super Late Models, Ricky followed up his heat win by passing fast qualifier Matt Aukland on lap 4 of 25 to record his 13th career win the in NLRA Series. Ousting Don Shaw, Mike Balcaen, Matt Aukland and Cole Schill Weiss picked up his ninth win on the season.
The following night kept Ricky at Norman County Raceway (Ada, Minnesota) for another night of action in the NLRA. With a larger field of 25 entries, Weiss followed up his quick time in qualifying and a heat race victory with his 14th career NLRA win. Ricky Weiss captured a $1,100 paycheck with Dustin Strand, Zach Johnson, Steffen Snare and Donny Schatz completing the top five.
On Friday night Weiss traveled to I-94 Speedway (Fergus Falls, Minnesota) looking to extend his NLRA win streak to three. Competing with 31 other Late Models, Ricky landed a heat win transferring him into the feature event. Starting in pole position for the feature, Ricky Weiss continued his red hot streak scoring a $2,000 payday. Inheriting the lead back on lap 15, Ricky went on to register his 11th win of the season over Lance Matthees, Eric Breeschoten, Mike Malcaen, and Dustin Strand.
Ricky is currenty in fourth in latest NLRA Standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.NLRA.org.
|June 20th, 2015 - Ricky Weiss Wins at Rapid Speedway/ Visits Greenbush Race Park
|On Wednesday night Ricky Weiss traveled to Fairmont Raceway (Fairmont, Minnesota) to take part in the OneMain WISSOTA Challenge Series. Competing in a field of 15 Super Late Models, Weiss suffered a broken drive shaft on last lap of his heat giving him a last place position to start the A-Main. Battling for the $2,000 payday, Ricky worked his way through the field to advance seven positons and capture an 8th place finish.
The next stop on the OneMain WISSOTA Challenge Series
was Redwood Speedway (Redwood Falls, Minnesota) on Thursday night. With a stronger field of 19 Super Late Models, Ricky Weiss earned a chance at the $2,000 to win A-main with a 9th starting spot. Battling in a field of 17 competitors, Weiss worked his way through the field to gain five positions and record a 4th place finish behind Don Shaw, Lance Matthees, Donny Schatz with Jeff Provinzino coming in 5th.
Continuing on the OneMain WISSOTA Challenge Series, Ricky made the trip to Rapid Speedway (Rock Rapids, Iowa) on Friday night. With a car count of 23 Super Late Models, Weiss captured three different wins on the evening. After placing 1st in his heat along with his dash, Ricky Weiss went on to win a $2,000 payday ousting Chad Becker, Brian Diede, Don Shaw, and Jeff Wildung in the feature event. This win gives Ricky his eighth win on the 2015 season.
Ricky is currently leading the points WISSOTA Points Standings. For more results on these events please visit www.Wissota.org.
To wrap up the busy weekend Ricky Weiss visited Greenbush Race Park (Greenbush, Minnesota) for a Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) Event . With 20 Super Late Models on hand for the $1,100 to win show, Weiss scored a heat race win transferring him to the A-Main. Ricky landed a 2nd place finish in the feature behind Brad Seng with Dustin Strang, Cody Skytland, and Shane Edginton rounding out the top five.
Ricky is currenty in eighth in latest NLRA Standings. For more results from these events please visit www.NLRA.org.
|June 13th, 2015 - Ricky Weiss Wins at I-94 & Viking Speedway
|Ricky Weiss continued his 2015 campaign by returning to Red River Co-Op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) fresh off his victory at the same track last weekend. With a small field of 10 entries, Ricky piloted his Derrick’s Sandblasting #7 Bloomquist/Pro Power Racing Super Late Model into victory lane for his heat. Following a 8th place starting spot, Weiss climbed six positions to record and 2nd place finish behind race winner Bill Mooney with Shane Edginton, Kevin Sexton and Mike Martin rounding out the top five.
The next night brought Weiss to I-94 Speedway (Fergus Falls, Minnesota) to pilot the Derrick's Sandblasting #7 Bloomquist/Pro Power Racing Super Late Model at the weekly show. With a field of 17 cars, Ricky charged from his 4th place starting spot in the feature to capture his 6th win of the season. Weiss was followed to the finish line by Cody Skytland, Cole Schill, Shawn Kirwin and Matt Aukland
On Saturday night Ricky Weiss continued his busy weekend by traveling to Viking Speedway (Alexandria, Minnesota) for a regular night of racing. Following a feature win the previous night, Weiss managed to pilot his Super Late Model into victory lane once again. With 11 competitors in the feature event, Ricky bounced back from his 3rd place finish in his heat to gain six positions in the feature to record his 7th win of the season with Cody Skytland, Casey Meyer, Jeff Wildung and Matt Aukland completing the top five finishers.
For more results from these events please visit www.VictoryLane.mb.ca, www.I94Speedway.com and www.VikingSpeedway.com.
|June 7th, 2015 - Ricky Weiss Records Win at Red River Co-Op Speedway
| On Thursday night Ricky Weiss returned to Red River Co-Op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) for a regular show. With a smaller field of ten Late Models registered for the event, Ricky climbed three spots in his heat to record a 2nd place finish. Starting in 7th in the A-Main, Ricky wheeled his Late Model around six competitors to capture the victory with Bill Mooney, Mike Balcaen, Kevin Sexton and Mike Martin rounding out the top five.
This win gives Ricky Weiss his 5th for the 2015 season.
Fresh off a win Ricky Weiss traveled to Brown County Speedway (Aberdeen, South Dakota)
for a Wissota Late Model Challenge Series (WLMCS) event. After recording a 2nd place finish in his heat, Weiss scored a 6th place exit in the A-Main event.
The following night brought Ricky to Dakota State Fair Speedway for another WLMCS race with a stacked field of 36 Late Models. Starting second row on the inside, Weiss cruised to a heat victory transferring him into the 60-lap feature. With 25 competitors in the A-Main, Ricky pulled off a 2nd place finish behind Scott Ward with Kent Arment, Jeff Wildung and Brian Diede completing the top five finishers.
On Sunday night Weiss ran into some bad luck after failing to finish the A-Main.
With 31 cars signed up for the night's program, Ricky made the decision to pull off and save equipment at Casino Speedway (Watertown, South Dakota).
For more results from these events please visit www.VictoryLane.mb.ca and www.Wissota.org.
|May 30th, 2015 - Ricky Weiss Makes Appearance at Dacotah Speedway
| Ricky Weiss continued his 2015 season piloting the Derrick's Sandblasting #7 Bloomquist/Pro Power Racing Super Late Model at Dacotah Speedway (Mandan, North Dakota). After capturing a heat win from 5th place, Ricky went on to record a 2nd place finish in the A-Main behind Aaron Turnbull with Jeremy Keller, Mike Balcaen, and Tyson Turnull rounding out the top five.
The following night at Estevan Motor Speedway (Estevan, Saskatchewan), Ricky Weiss climbed five positons in the feature to register a 2nd place finish, getting beat out by Aaron Turnbull with Steven Pfeifer, Hank Berry and Devin Raynard finishing in the top five.
For more results from these events please visit www.DacotahSpeedway.net and www.EstevanMotorSpeedway.com.
|May 23rd, 2015 - Ricky Weiss Captures a Win at River Cities Speedway
| On Friday night Weiss Racing continued on his successful 2015 season traveling to River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota). From the beginning of the night Ricky was on top of things and manage to win his heat with a field of 8 cars. Later that night Ricky continued on with his successful ways capturing a 1st place finish making that his 4th victory in the month of May.
The following night brought Ricky Weiss to Viking Speedway (Alexandria, Minnesota) for a Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) event. After moving four spots from 6th to 2nd in his heat, Ricky earned a spot into the A-Main. Starting 5th in the feature, Ricky went on to move up two positions to record a 3rd place finish behind Brad Seng and Cody Skytland.
Sunday night's event at Viking Speedway was cancelled due to the weather.
For more results from this event please visit www.rivercitiesspeedway.com.
|May 16th, 2015 - Ricky Weiss Takes 5th Place Finish at River Cities Speedway
| Ricky Weiss's 2015 season continued on as he traveled to River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks North Dakota. He started his heat in 5th place and worked his way up to capture a heat win. Following the heat win, Ricky started 5th for the feature event. No spots were lost or gained for Ricky at River Cities Speedway as he ended with a solid 5th place positon.
The following night at Viking Speedway in Alexandria Minnesota was rained out.
Full results from the event are available at www.rivercitiesspeedway.com.
|May 9th, 2015 - Ricky Weiss Wins Second-Straight at I-94; Victorious at Viking
|Ricky Weiss went two-for-two at I-94 Speedway (Fergus Falls, Minnesota) in 2015 on Friday evening by sweeping the event in his Derrick's Sandblasting #7 Bloomquist/Pro Power Racing Late Model.
Ricky won his heat race from the 4th starting spot and then backed it up by charging from the 8th starting position on the feature grid to snag the victory. Full results from the event are available at www.i94Speedways.com.
Saturday night took the team back to Viking Speedway (Alexandria, Minnesota). The night started with the previous week's feature, which was postponed due to rain, being contested. Ricky enjoyed a great run in the feature as he charged from the 6th starting spot to the victory. He was followed across the finish line by Zach Johnson, Matt Aukland, Jeff Wildung, and Cody Skytland.
With a stout field of eighteen entries in action in the new program, Ricky earned the 8th starting spot for the feature. He would go on to advance six spots to register a 2nd place finish to race winner, Cody Skytland. Full results from the event are available at www.VikingSpeedway.net.
|May 1st, 2015 - Ricky Weiss Takes First Win of '15 with I-94 Triumph
|Ricky Weiss powered his Derrick's Sandblasting #7 Bloomquist/Pro Power Racing Super Late Model to his first win of the season on Friday evening. The triumph came at I-94 Speedway (Fergus Falls, Minnesota).
Weiss started his outing with a seventh to second charge in his heat race to earn the pole for the feature. In the finale Ricky led every lap to score the win over Eric Breeschoten, Matt Aukland, Cody Skytland, and Kevin Robertson.
Full results from the event are available at www.i94Speedways.com.
|April 4th, 2015 - Weiss Enjoys Strong Weekend at LaSalle Speedway
|Ricky Weiss was back in action over the weekend as the team traveled to LaSalle Speedway (LaSalle, Illinois) for the annual Thaw Brawl.
Friday night's program boosted a $5,000 top prize to competitors, which drew a field of thirty entries. Ricky qualified second in his group and went on to win his heat race, locking him into the pole position for the main event. During the course of the feature, Weiss battled at the front of the pack for much of the event before settling to a sixth place finish in the final rundown.
Saturday evening saw thirty-two Super Late Models registering for battle, all chasing the $15,000 winner's check. Weiss posted the fastest lap in his group during time trials before once again claiming a heat race win. Ricky started second on the grid and assumed the point at the drop of the green flag on the 75-lap finale. Weiss led the first twenty-one circuits before slipping back to as far as fourth in the running order at times only to recover a solid third place finish behind race winner, Bobby Pierce, and Chris Simpson. Brian Shirley and Jared Landers rounded out the top five finishers.
Complete results from the weekend are available at www.LaSalleSpeedway.com
|February 21st, 2015 - World of Outlaws Late Models Invade Volusia Speedway Park
|The World of Outlaws (WoO) Late Model Series took center stage at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) on Thursday night. The ultra-competitive tour sanctioned the final three nights of the 44th Annual DIRTcar Nationals.
Thursday's $10,000-to-win race saw a field of forty-nine Super Late Models register for battle. With the top three finishers in heat race action advancing to the 50-lap finale, Weiss fell short of the mark and had to run a b-main. Ricky slipped to a sixth place finish in the b-main after starting fourth, and with only the top transferring to the main event his night would come to an early end.
Forty-seven entries converged on the 1/2-mile oval for Friday night's $10,000-to-win, WoO Late Model Series event. Ricky started the night by posting the fourth fastest lap in his group during time trails to lock into the second starting spot for the fourth heat race. Weiss finished second in his heat race, which earned him a spot in the redraw where he was the recipient of the third position on the starting grid. Weiss raced amongst the top ten for much of the 50-lap feature before settling to a twelfth place finish in the final rundown.
The 2015 Speedweeks drew to a close on Saturday night with the finale for the 44th Annual DIRTcar Nationals. The $10,000-to-win, WoO Late Model Series event drew a field of forty-five Super Late Models, and Ricky timed in fifth quickest in his group during time trials. He started and finish third in his heat race, locking him into the ninth starting spot for the 50-lap finale. Weiss once again raced around the top ten for much of the event before crossing the finish line in twelfth.
Full results from the event are available at www.WoOLMS.com
|February 18th, 2015 - Weiss Competes in Winternationals at East Bay
|Action shifted to Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) on Monday night as Ricky competed in the opening round of the 44th Annual DIRTcar Nationals.
The $7,000-to-win, UMP Super Late Model event drew a stout field of forty-three competitors to the 1/2-mile oval. Ricky posted the second quickest lap in his group during time trials to lock into the second starting spot for his heat race. He went on to finish second behind Darrell Lanigan in heat race action, earning him the seventh starting position for the 30-lap feature. Weiss battle amongst the top ten early on in the main event before settling to an eleventh place finish at the checkered flag.
Tuesday night's $7,000-to-win program fell victim to Mother Nature. Competition resumed on Wednesday with the winner's check increasing to $10,000-to-win. Forty-eight entries filled the pit area, and Ricky earned the fourth starting spot in his heat race via qualifications. He settled to a seventh place finish in heat race action, sending him to a b-main. Weiss failed to reach a transfer position in the b-main which forced him to utilize a provisional starting spot to gain access to the 40-lap feature. After starting 26th on the grid, Weiss moved forward early on before retiring to a 22nd place finish in the final rundown.
Full results from the event are available at www.DIRTcarNationals.com
|February 14th, 2015 - Weiss Competes in Winternationals at East Bay
|Ricky Weiss continued his week-long trek in the 39th Annual Winternationals on Friday night at East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Florida).
A doubleheader was on tap for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS), as Friday's originally scheduled event boosted a $10,000 top prize. Forty-one Super Late Models were on hand for the program, and a third place finish in the first heat race earned Ricky the ninth starting spot for the 50-lap feature. Weiss battled around the top ten for much of the event but ultimately settled to a fifteenth place finish in the final rundown.
Weiss also entered the $5,000-to-win program that was schedule for Monday night but washed away by Mother Nature. Ricky finished second behind Billy Moyer Jr. in his preliminary heat race to lock into the seventh starting spot for the 25-lap finale. Weiss was battling in the top ten when he lost the handle on his entry on lap eight and spun, drawing the caution. Ricky was able to rejoin the tail of the field, but would only manage a nineteenth place finish at the checkered flag.
Saturday night's finale boosted a $10,000 winner's check for the East Bay Winternationals finale. Thirty entries registered for the LOLMDS event, and a fifth to third run in his heat race earned Ricky the eleventh starting spot on the feature grid. Unfortunately, mechanical issues during the 50 lap finale forced Weiss to retire to a 23rd place finish.
Complete results are available at www.LucasDirt.com
|February 12th, 2015 - Weiss Competes in Winternationals at East Bay
|Ricky Weiss traveled to East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Florida) for the 39th edition of the East Bay Winternationals.
Action kicked off on Tuesday night after Monday's events were washed away by Mother Nature. Forty-two Super Late Models entered the $5,000-to-win event, and a fifth place finish in his heat race left Ricky just one spot short of the transfer. As a result, Weiss would have to run a b-main where he failed to reach a transfer position to the 25-lap feature, bringing his night to an early end.
Ricky enjoyed a much better outing on Wednesday as he went into battle against a field of forty-three entries, all chasing the $7,000 top prize. Despite starting deep in his heat race Weiss charged forward to a fourth place finish, earning him the fourteenth starting spot in the 35-lap LOLMDS main event. During the course of the feature, Weiss advanced two positions to a twelfth place finish in the final rundown.
Thursday's action once again saw a $7,000-to-win event contested as forty-four Super Late Models registered for Round #3 of the 39th Annual East Bay Winternationals. Struggles in qualifying pinned Ricky deep in a heat race and he would only manage an eight place finish, sending him to a b-main. Weiss went on to a seventh place finish in the b-main, but only the top four finishers advanced to the 45-lap feature, ending his night early.
Complete results are available at www.LucasDirt.com
|January 18th, 2015 - Wild West Shootout Continues in Tucson
|The Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout continued on Friday evening with at $3,000-to-win program at the 3/8 mile oval at USA Raceway (Tucson, Arizona). Rick Schwallie Photo
Fifty-two entries registered for battle, and a ninth to fifth run in heat race action left Weiss just short of locking into the main event. He later finished second in his b-main, which positioned him nineteenth in the 30 lap finale. Despite starting near the back of the pack, Ricky advanced six positions throughout the duration of the feature en route to a thirteenth place finish.
Round #5 of the miniseries was contested on Saturday evening at the 3/8 mile oval and boosted a $3,000 top prize to competitors. Fifty-two entries returned for action, and Weiss raced to a convincing heat race win from his second starting spot, locking him into the seventh starting position on the feature grid. During the course of the 30 lapper, Ricky battled amongst the top ten throughout much of the main event before settling to a tenth place finish in the final rundown.
Sunday evening saw the finale for the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout contested as fifty Super Late Models registered to chase the $10,000 top prize. A fifth place finish in his heat race left Ricky short of locking into the feature, sending him to a b-main. He charged to a fourth place finish in his b-main, earning him the 24th starting spot for the 50 lap finale. Despite starting deep in the pack, Weiss moved forward to record a fourteenth place finish at the checkered flag.
Complete results from the events can be found at www.RaceUSARaceway.com
|January 14th, 2015 - Weiss Opens 2015 with Wild West Shootout at USA Raceway
|Ricky Weiss officially kicked off his version of the 2015 racing season on Saturday with the opening round of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout at USA Raceway (Tucson, Arizona). Rick Schwallie Photo
Fifty Super Late Models were registered for battle at the 3/8 mile oval, and by virtue of the draw Ricky was slated to start on the pole of his heat race. Weiss battled the hand on his #7 Derrick's Sandblasting/A.I.E Communications/Rocket/Vic Hill Racing Engines Super Late Model in the heat, settling to a fourth place finish. As a result he would have to run a b-main where he would advance from his fifth starting to finish third, earning him the 22nd starting spot for the 30 lap, $3,000-to-win feature event. Ricky went on to advance five positions to a seventeenth place finish in the final rundown.
Sunday evening saw the winner's check increase to $5,000-to-win as forty-nine entries were on hand for the event. Weiss drew the second starting spot for his heat race and charged to a convincing victory, earning him the third starting position for the 30 lap finale. In the main event, Weiss battled amongst the top five for the first half of the race before settling to a respectable seventh place finish.
The Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout resumed on Wednesday evening with a $3,000-to-win program. Forty-six Super Late Models signed in for the event, and Ricky starting his outing by drawing the eighth starting spot for heat race action. He went on to finish sixth, which left just short of a transfer position and relegated him to a b-main. Weiss advanced from his fourth starting spot to finish second in the b-main, locking him into the nineteenth position on the feature grid. In the 30 lap main event, Weiss registered a sixteenth place finish at the checkered flag.
Complete results from the events can be found at www.RaceUSARaceway.com