September 2014

Ricky Weiss Sweeps Red River Co-op Doubleheader

Nature, the championship finale at Red Rive Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Canada) was contested on Thursday evening at the oval.

Ricky has dominated much of the 2014 season at the high-banked, 4/10 mile oval, and Thursday night was no different. Weiss swept the evenings festivities, adding another victory to his rapidly increasing 2014 win tally. Mike Balcaen finished second, while Steffen Snare, Coard Allard and Paul Veert rounded out the top five finishers. (Tim Johnson Photo)

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Weiss Wins Round #1of Red River Co-op Doubleheader

Ricky Weiss continued to show his dominance on Friday night at Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Canada), winning the opening round of the doubleheader championship weekend.

Ricky raced to a second place finish in heat race action to lock into the eighth starting position on the feature grid. In the main event Weiss drove his #7 Derrick’s Sandblasting/Bloomquist Super Late Model to his eighteenth victory of the season over Mike Balcaen, Kevin Sexton, Coard Allard, and Tom Balcaen.

Rain moved into the area on Saturday, forcing officials to postpone the evening’s events to Thursday, September 25th.

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Weiss Competes in WISSOTA 100 Weekend

Ricky Weiss made the trek to Dakota State Fair Speedway (Huron, South Dakota) over the weekend for the annual Speedway Motors WISSOTA 100.

Action opened on Wednesday evening with Round #1 of the four-day event. A strong field of forty-two WISSOTA Late Models registered for the $2,000-to-win, preliminary program. Ricky drew the tenth starting spot for his heat race, but was involved in a melee with another competitor which brought his night to an early end as he failed to qualify for the feature event.

Thursday would prove to be a much better outing for Ricky, charging from tenth to finish third in his heat race, which locked him into the seventh starting spot for the $2,000-to-win preliminary feature. In the feature Weiss advanced to a fourth place finish in the final rundown behind race winner, Lance Matthees, Nate Beyenhof, and Brian Diede. Chad Becker completed the top five finishers.

Ricky’s preliminary efforts earned him the eighth starting spot in Saturday’s WISSOTA 100 finale. Weiss was battling for second and tangled with another competitor, bringing out the yellow flag. Weiss was charged with the caution, and sent to the tail of the field. From there, he retired to a disappointing 24th place finish in the final rundown.

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Ricky Weiss Steals River Cities Opener Victory

Ricky Weiss entered the opening round of the annual John Seitz Memorial on Thursday night at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota).

The $1,250-to-win, Prelude to the Johnny drew a field of thirty-eight Late Models to the oval for the Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) event. Ricky won his preliminary heat race, locking him into the fifth starting spot for the 30 lap feature. In the main event, Weiss stalked early leader Brad Seng for much of the race before stealing the lead from Seng on the 27th circuit. Seng stayed close over the final laps, but it was Weiss who cross the finish line first, just .387 second ahead of Seng. A.J. Diemel, Don Shaw, and John Kaanta rounded out the top five finishers.

On Friday night preliminary events were contested for the John Seitz Memorial. A stout field of forty-six WISSOTA Late Models registered for the event, and Ricky raced to a tenth place finish in the dash to lock into the tenth starting spot for Saturday’s 92 lap, $9,200-to-win finale.

During the course of Saturday’s main event, Ricky advanced to a third place finish behind race winner, A.J. Diemel and Joey Penderson. Jake Redetzke and Jeff Provinzino rounded out the top five finishers.

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