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World of Outlaws Late Model Showdown
Norman County Raceway | Ada, Minnesota
Saturday, June 29, 2024
Race Recap  

BATTLE OF TITANS: Nick Hoffman Wins Unpredictable Titan Machinery Showdown at Norman County Raceway 

“The Thrill from Mooresville” bests Devin Moran and Brandon Sheppard in a 50-lap dogfight to win the inaugural Feature in Ada, MN 

 

Nick Hoffman continues to win Feature races with the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Models in spectacular fashion. 

The Mooresville, NC driver had to survive a leader’s curse and claw his way to the lead against a stout field of Late Models to score his fifth Series Feature win of 2024 at Norman County Raceway. 

Beginning the 50-lap Feature from outside the front row, Hoffman had to play second fiddle to Brandon, FL driver Kyle Bronson as he took command of the early portion of the race. 

Hoffman fell back to seventh while Oakwood, IL driver Bobby Pierce and Marshalltown, IA driver Ryan Gustin stepped up to challenge Bronson for the lead. 

Then, on Lap 24, Bronson blew a right rear tire while racing Pierce for the top spot, evaporating his chance to win the Feature. 

Then, three laps later, Pierce lost his motor while leading and pulled off the track to bring his night to a disappointing close. 

The struggles with the leaders continued as Gustin suffered mechanical issues on the restart and pulled off in Turn 1. 

The three leaders suffering problems opened the door for Dresden, OH driver Devin Moran to inherit the lead with 23 laps to go. Hoffman moved back to second and four-time Series champion Brandon Sheppard moved into the final podium spot. 

Using his familiar bottom-line tactic, Hoffman got to the bumper of Moran as lapped traffic approached the two leaders. 

When Moran got stuck on the bottom line, Hoffman swapped to the high line to take the Feature lead, sneaking his way through traffic as Moran was relegated to a fight with Sheppard for second. 

A caution with two laps to go set up a green-white-checkered finish at the Ada, MN facility. Hoffman fired off the way he needed, leading the last two laps to win the inaugural Titan Machinery Showdown at Norman County and score a $15,000 payday. 

“I got a couple of gifts there with those guys falling out,” Hoffman said. “It sucks for them, I was back to seventh at one point and I was getting frustrated there, but eventually the track came back to me. When you get back there, you feel like you’re screwed and can’t get back to the lead, but it all played out there and it was pretty good. I found the middle lane there and could start hammering on it. I was able to drive by (Devin) there. 

“I was definitely worried because I hit a piece of debris with about eight to go, then the caution as you take the white flag definitely sucks there. It got the wheels turning of what I need to do to block a slider and still carry enough speed off the corner. The racetrack came in better than I think a lot of us expected, but it was a fun place to race.”

Nick Hoffman and Devin Moran battle for the win at Norman County Raceway
Nick Hoffman and Devin Moran battle for the win at Norman County Raceway (Emily Schwanke Photo)

Moran finished second to Hoffman after one last gasp to steal the win. The Double Down Motorsports No. 99 pilot is ready to try and get his third Series triumph of 2024 on Sunday at River Cities Speedway. 

“My team makes sure I have a great car underneath me,” Moran said. “It was unfortunate to see Bobby, Kyle and Gustin have those issues, but I feel like we got some work to do. We didn’t have near enough of a good race car, so we’ll have to work on it and hopefully be better in (River Cities) tomorrow.”

Sheppard completed the night’s podium, viewing the improvements his team can work on while continuing to lead the Series points by 14 points over Hoffman. 

“We were OK,” Sheppard said. “We had a good balance so we could race with everyone there. The restarts were our weakest point there, so we need to work on that. All in all, the track was awesome there, it raced about as good as it could have, I believe. Another good night, just need to keep plugging away and keeping to work at getting better.” 

Chatham, IL driver Brian Shirley picked up the fourth-place finish and Robeline, LA driver Cade Dillard took the last spot in the top five to move back to third place in the championship standings. 

RECAP NOTES: 

Dirt King Simulator Hottest Hot Lap: Brandon Sheppard 

Simpson Quick Time Award: Kyle Bronson 

Heat Winners: Nick Hoffman, Blair Nothdurft, Ryan Gustin 

Last Chance Showdown Winner: Dustin Strand 

Bilstein Pole Award: Kyle Bronson 

Fox Factory Hard Charger: Cody Overton 

Up Next: The World of Outlaws CASE Late Models go across the state line to Grand Forks, ND to finish the June swing of the Heartland Grand Tour at River Cities Speedway on Sunday, June 30. Grandstand gates open at 3 p.m. (CT), with Hot Laps at 6 p.m. For more information on the event and the 2024 Series schedule, CLICK HERE. 

If you can’t make it to the track, you can watch all the action live on DIRTVision. 

CASE Late Model Feature (50 Laps): 1. 9-Nick Hoffman[2]; 2. 99-Devin Moran[4]; 3. B5-Brandon Sheppard[7]; 4. 3S-Brian Shirley[9]; 5. 97-Cade Dillard[11]; 6. 22*-Max McLaughlin[8]; 7. B1-Brent Larson[14]; 8. 40B-Kyle Bronson[1]; 9. 16-Tyler Bruening[10]; 10. 20TC-Tristan Chamberlain[17]; 11. 97JR-Cody Overton[21]; 12. 28M-Sam Mars[13]; 13. 76-Blair Nothdurft[5]; 14. 71-Dustin Strand[19]; 15. 28-Dennis Erb Jr[18]; 16. 19-Dustin Sorensen[15]; 17. 18X-Shawn Meyer[24]; 18. 1TPO-Tyler Peterson[20]; 19. E85-Jason Strand[22]; 20. 14W-Dustin Walker[16]; 21. 19R-Ryan Gustin[3]; 22. 32-Bobby Pierce[6]; 23. 21-Billy Moyer Sr[12]; 24. 44*-Cole Schill[23] 

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Results  
Feature Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
12+19Nick Hoffman 510.00010Running150$15,000
24+299Devin Moran 51-1.04814Running146$7,000
37+4B5Brandon Sheppard 51-1.883Running144$4,000
49+53SBrian Shirley 51-2.181Running142$3,500
511+697Cade Dillard 51-2.752Running140$3,200
68+222*Max McLaughlin 51-3.191Running138$3,000
714+7B1Brent Larson 51-3.885Running136$2,700
81-740BKyle Bronson 51-4.41523Running134$2,500
910+116Tyler Bruening 51-4.709Running132$2,300
1017+720TCTristan Chamberlain 51-5.247Running130$2,200
1121+1097JRCody Overton 51-5.362Running128$2,100
1213+128MSam Mars 51-6.013Running126$2,000
135-876Blair Nothdurft 51-6.197Running124$1,700
1419+571Dustin Strand 51-6.517Running122$1,600
1518+328Dennis Erb Jr50-1 LapsRunning120$1,400
1615-119Dustin Sorensen 50-1 LapsRunning118$1,300
1724+718XShawn Meyer 50-1 LapsRunning116$1,200
1820+21TPOTyler Peterson 50-1 LapsRunning114$1,200
1922+3E85Jason Strand 50-1 LapsRunning112$1,200
2016-414WDustin Walker 30-21 LapsRunning110$1,200
213-1819RRyan Gustin 27-24 Laps1Running108$1,200
226-1632Bobby Pierce 26-25 Laps3Running106$1,200
2312-1121Billy Moyer Sr14-37 LapsRunning104$1,200
2423-144*Cole Schill 12-39 LapsRunning104$1,200
FOX Factory Hard Charger: Cody Overton
Heat 1 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
12+19Nick Hoffman 00.000Running
21-140BKyle Bronson 0-2.456Running
330B5Brandon Sheppard 0-2.463Running
45+116Tyler Bruening 0-3.454Running
54-128MSam Mars 0-6.407Running
67+114WDustin Walker 0-9.655Running
79+212Brad Seng 0-11.312Running
880E85Jason Strand 0-11.655Running
910+170Jesse Teunis 0-14.526Running
106-497JRCody Overton 0230.141Running
Heat 2 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11076Blair Nothdurft 00.000Running
26+432Bobby Pierce 0-2.578Running
32-122*Max McLaughlin 0-2.706Running
44097Cade Dillard 0-3.164Running
53-2B1Brent Larson 0-5.484Running
65-120TCTristan Chamberlain 0-6.399Running
78+171Dustin Strand 0-7.623Running
87-11TPOTyler Peterson 0-8.641Running
99018XShawn Meyer 0-11.501Running
1010002Dan Dowling 036.459Running
Heat 3 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11019RRyan Gustin 00.000Running
22099Devin Moran 0-2.818Running
3303SBrian Shirley 0-4.317Running
45+121Billy Moyer Sr0-7.213Running
56+119Dustin Sorensen 0-7.707Running
64-228Dennis Erb Jr0-9.629Running
78+15EShane Edginton 0-16.300Running
89+144*Cole Schill 0-16.512Running
97-255CChad Mahder 0108.972Running
Qualifying Flight 1 Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
1640BKyle Bronson Brandon, FL15.3630.000
2876Blair Nothdurft Renner, SD15.392-0.029
31119RRyan Gustin Marshalltown, IA15.412-0.049
4259Nick Hoffman Mooresville, NC15.458-0.095
5422*Max McLaughlin , 15.489-0.126
62799Devin Moran Dresden, OH15.502-0.139
729B5Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL15.505-0.142
810B1Brent Larson Lake Elmo, MN15.577-0.214
9133SBrian Shirley Chatham, IL15.602-0.239
10928MSam Mars Menomonie, WI15.604-0.241
111897Cade Dillard Robeline, LA15.702-0.339
121228Dennis Erb JrCarpentersville, IL15.722-0.359
131716Tyler Bruening Decorah, IA15.723-0.360
14120TCTristan Chamberlain Richmond, IN15.726-0.363
151421Billy Moyer SrBatesville, AR15.808-0.445
162397JRCody Overton Evans, GA15.813-0.450
172032Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL15.863-0.500
182819Dustin Sorensen Rochester, MN15.957-0.594
19714WDustin Walker Polk, MO16.142-0.779
20161TPOTyler Peterson Hickson, ND16.201-0.838
21255CChad Mahder Bloomer, WI16.205-0.842
2219E85Jason Strand Portland, ND16.265-0.902
232471Dustin Strand East Grand Forks, MN16.348-0.985
24225EShane Edginton East St. Paul, MB16.580-1.217
25512Brad Seng Grand Forks, ND16.666-1.303
262118XShawn Meyer Wahpeton, ND16.858-1.495
27344*Cole Schill Hawley, MN16.997-1.634
282670Jesse Teunis Lockport, MB17.440-2.077
291502Dan Dowling Davenport, ND17.637-2.274
Hot Laps Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
129B5Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL15.7930.000
22799Devin Moran Dresden, OH15.840-0.047
32819Dustin Sorensen Rochester, MN15.910-0.117
42032Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL16.080-0.287
51897Cade Dillard Robeline, LA16.096-0.303
62397JRCody Overton Evans, GA16.114-0.321
71716Tyler Bruening Decorah, IA16.347-0.554
81119RRyan Gustin Marshalltown, IA16.572-0.779
92471Dustin Strand East Grand Forks, MN16.637-0.844
101228Dennis Erb JrCarpentersville, IL16.716-0.923
11133SBrian Shirley Chatham, IL16.761-0.968
1210B1Brent Larson Lake Elmo, MN16.845-1.052
13259Nick Hoffman Mooresville, NC16.868-1.075
14640BKyle Bronson Brandon, FL17.145-1.352
15928MSam Mars Menomonie, WI17.170-1.377
16120TCTristan Chamberlain Richmond, IN17.232-1.439
1719E85Jason Strand Portland, ND17.319-1.526
18876Blair Nothdurft Renner, SD17.364-1.571
19161TPOTyler Peterson Hickson, ND17.504-1.711
20422*Max McLaughlin , 17.600-1.807
212118XShawn Meyer Wahpeton, ND17.657-1.864
22225EShane Edginton East St. Paul, MB17.831-2.038
23255CChad Mahder Bloomer, WI17.961-2.168
24714WDustin Walker Polk, MO18.079-2.286
25512Brad Seng Grand Forks, ND18.992-3.199
262670Jesse Teunis Lockport, MB19.129-3.336
271502Dan Dowling Davenport, ND19.295-3.502
28344*Cole Schill Hawley, MN19.970-4.177
291421Billy Moyer SrBatesville, AR19.970-4.177
DIRTVision Highlights  
Event Info  

World of Outlaws Late Model Showdown
Saturday, June 29, 2024
Norman County Raceway
502 West Thorpe Ave
Ada, Minnesota 56510 

Event Description
The World of Outlaws CASE Late Models visit Ada, MN for the first time on Saturday night at Norman County Raceway, June 29!

Series Racing
World of Outlaws Late Model Series

To Win Amount
$15,000.00

Event Schedule

Hot Laps: 7PM


*All times Central

Ticket Options  


Ticket Phone
(218) 474-1104

Options And Prices

Front Grandstand: $40

Front Grandstand Kids (12 & Under): $15

Pit Grandstand: $40

Pit Grandstand Kids (12 & Under): $15

Infield Grandstands: $40

Infield Grandstands Kids (12 & Under): $15



Grandstand Type
Covered grandstand

Handicapped Seating Location
Wheelchair deck seating is available

Pit Pass Price

Adult Pit Pass: $40

Kids Pit Pass (12 & Under): $15



Frequently Asked Questions  
To Win Amount
$15,000.00

Type of Grandstand
Covered grandstand

Handicapped Seating
Wheelchair deck seating is available

Alcohol Sales
No outside food or drink

Smoking Policy
Not allowed

Track Info  

Norman County Raceway
502 West Thorpe Ave
Ada, Minnesota 56510 

Track Phone
(218) 474-1104

Ticket Phone
(218) 474-1104

Track Size
0.375

Track Map
Competitor Info  
Competitor Downloads
 https://www.dirtcarmembers.com/downloads.php

Tire Rules
Left Front Tire: Open (Hoosier Only)
Left Rear & Right Front Tire: Hoosier (90) W30, (90) NLMT3
Right Rear Tire: Hoosier (92) W30, (92) NLMT3, (92) NLMT4
**Grooving & Siping will be allowed**

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