On Tuesday night Ricky Weiss traveled to Brown County Speedway (Aberdeen, South Dakota) for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned Bullet Sportswear Shootout. In a field of 24 cars, Ricky locked his spot into the show with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Bobby Pierce. Starting the feature in 4th, Weiss held his spot for all 50 laps to place 4th behind Earl Pearson Jr., Josh Richards, and Bobby Pierce with Don O’Neal coming in 5th. (Heath Lawson photos)
The following night at Jackson Motorplex (Jackson, Minnesota) for the Sturdevant’s Auto Parts 50, Weiss scored a 5th place finish in his heat positioning him 14th on the starting grid for the A-Main. Breaking into the Top-10, Ricky improved seven spots reeling in a 7th place finish.
On Thursday night at I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Nebraska) for the Malvern Bank Go 50, Weiss locked his spot into the $10,000-to-win A-Main with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Kyle Bronson. Rolling off 7th, Ricky ran into mechanical issues on lap-10 that prevented him from finishing the 50-lapper.
Returning on Friday night for two rounds of heat races, Weiss cruised to an 11-lap heat race victory in his first round. Starting in 9th in his second heat, Ricky gained six spots reeling in a 3rd place finish.
Earning the 5th-starting positon for the $53,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday night, Weiss slipped by Scott Bloomquist for the lead on lap-17. Losing the top spot to Bloomquist on lap-21, Ricky held on to a podium finish in the remaining 59 circuits scoring a runner-up finish behind Jonathan Davenport with Jimmy Owens, Hudson O’Neal, Earl Pearson Jr. rounding out the Top-5.
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