Runner-up Finish in Gopher 50 at Deer Creek Speedway

The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series brought 21 competitors to Independence Motor Speedway (Independence, Iowa) on Friday evening for the $10,000 top prize. Coming in 2nd in his heat behind Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Weiss locked into the 4th-starting position for the A-Main. Hanging on to a Top-10 finish in the 50-lap affair, Ricky fell five spots to place 9th.

The following night at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) for the Gopher 50, Ricky landed a 3rd place finish in his heat which positioned him 9th on the starting grid for the $10,000-to-win finale. Wheeling his way into a podium spot, Weiss improved seven positions reeling in a 2nd place finish behind Brandon Sheppard with Jimmy Mars, Darrell Lanigan, and Chase Junghans trailing them to the checkers. (Scott Swenson photo)

Ricky sits in fourth in the latest World of Outlaws point standings. For more results from these events, please visit