World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Models
River Cities Speedway | Grand Forks, ND
Friday, July 15, 2022
Event Info

World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Models
July 15, 2022
River Cities Speedway
2300 Gateway Dr
Grand Forks, ND 

Event Description
The World of Outlaws Late Models make their lone trip to North Dakota with a return to River Cities Speedway. Catch the action on the 1/4-mile bullring!

Series Racing
World of Outlaws Late Model Series

Sprint Car Track Record
9.269 seconds by Jason Meyers on 8/21/09

Late Model Track Record
11.321 seconds by Mike Marlar

To Win Amount
$10,000.00

Feature Laps Length
40

Event Schedule
2PM Pit Gates open
5PM Grandstand Gates open
6:30PM Hot Laps/Qualifying
7:30PM Opening Ceremonies
*All times Central

Frequently Asked Questions
To Win Amount
$10,000.00

Type of Grandstand
Select rows in main grandstand have seat back

Stadium Seating
reserved seats in section A-R
General in East East grandstand

Handicapped Seating
bottom row of main covered grandstands

Handicapped Parking
Front gate

Pit Age Limit
NO age restriction for pits. 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian.

Pit Gate Location
East side of the track

Personal Coolers
no coolers allowed

ATMs
1

Credit Card Use
Ticket Window, Pit Gate

Alcohol Sales
yes

Smoking Policy
no smoking in grandstands, smoking permitted in designated areas

Family Section
no

Parking Cost
free

Camping Availability
onsite, electric hookup

Camping Cost
$20 with water

Closest Airport
Grand Forks Int'l

Other Airport
Fargo

Track Info

River Cities Speedway
2300 Gateway Dr
Grand Forks, ND 

Track Phone
(701) 780-0999

Ticket Phone
(218) 773-3001

Track Email
[email protected]

Track Size & Type
0.250; high banked

Sprint Car Track Record
9.269 seconds by Jason Meyers on 8/21/09

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

Competitor Info
(Hoosier LM30, W30) All 4 corners
(Hoosier LM40) RR Option
*You MUST Qualify, Heat Race, and LCS on the same tires.
You can change (1) tire for the Feature.

DIRTVision Highlights
Race Recap

CAPITAL CLUTCH: Clanton Scores 1st World of Outlaws win of 2022 at River Cities

Shane Clanton knows the winning formula. He’d used it to perfection 46 times already with the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series.

However, not since 2019 with the Series.

He and his Skyline Motorsports team had been searching for the final equation since returning to the tour in May. And on Friday at River Cities Speedway, he nailed it, leading all 40 laps to earn his first World of Outlaws win of the season.

Clanton talks in Victory Lane
Clanton won his 47th career World of Outlaws CASE Late Models Feature/Jacy Norgaard photo

“We came full circle,” Clanton said. “We hot lapped good, qualified on the pole, won our Heat, started on the pole, and won the race. When you have the fastest car in Qualifying and the [Heat Race], you’re supposed to do that.

“I really thought we had the best car in the race; we just needed to be in the right lines. They said [Mike Marlar] was coming, but I didn’t move up until I had to, and I could just mash the gas. It was just right timing, I guess.”

While Clanton led every lap, Dennis Erb Jr., who ended up second, challenged him for the win in the race’s late stages.

The Carpentersville, IL driver swung to the bottom of Clanton’s Capital Race Car with two laps to go as the two waged war for the lead. However, Clanton, the 2015 Series champion, shut the door on Erb’s momentum in Turn 4, allowing him to pull away for the win.

“Well, I saw a blue car, and I figured it was Dennis,” Clanton said. “I know Dennis runs the bottom real good, better than anyone in the business. I knew he was probably there and shut the door on him, and I caught a lap car on the last lap and said I’ve got to go because if I miss it, Dennis is going to drive by me off Turn 4.

Shane Clanton and Dennis Erb Jr.
Dennis Erb battles Shane Clanton for the lead in the final few laps/Jacy Norgaard photo

“I went to the middle, and I could just bend the floorboard then. It’s probably where I should’ve been the last five or six laps anyway; I just didn’t know to get up there.”

Clanton’s win is his 47th career World of Outlaws CASE Late Models win and second at River Cities Speedway.

While Erb came up short on the victory, the veteran Late Model driver kept his consistency rolling with his 12th top-five finish of 2022.

“The car was good. We were just trying to get to the right spot there to make the move,” Erb said. “We got up underneath him, and he closed the door on me, but like I said, we had another good car tonight, and another good finish for us. So, we’ll just take this and move on to [Saturday].”

His second-place finish also extended his points lead to 164 points over Max Blair, who finished 10th.

Mike Marlar, the 2018 Series champion, crossed the line third.

The Winfield, TN driver charged into the top five, using the outside line to pick off cars. He stated he had more room to maneuver his Longhorn Chassis as he moved toward the front.

“I found my groove there, and it wasn’t really the top that was working so much, just that when I got to the front, there were more lanes,” Marlar said. “It was kind of tight there on the front straightaway every lap, so whatever kind of momentum you would have, you’d have to break.”

Tyler Bruening, the 2021 Series Rookie of the Year, finished fourth. The Decorah, IA driver, didn’t believe his car was good enough to compete with Clanton and Erb for the $10,000 prize.

Tyler Bruening at River Cities
Tyler Bruening finished 4th at River Cities Speedway/Jacy Norgaard photo

“We were really good, just not quite good enough,” Bruening said. “I had tremendous drive off the corner. I was good getting in, but just through the center, I’d lose the car every once in a while, a little bit.

“The car was really good. We made some changes after [Qualifying] to make it a little more similar to what Shane [Clanton] had, and that really seemed to help me and the car a lot.”

Tanner English finished fifth, his fourth top five of the season.

The Benton, KY driver stated that although he finally had a good Qualifying run, he missed out on crucial adjustments throughout the night.

“The car was good, and that’s all we can ask for,” English said. “Starting up front, that’s half the battle, and I just didn’t do anything to the car that I needed to do.

“I was scared to make some adjustments, and I won’t be now because I know that’s what it needed. So, I think we’re alright, and we’re heading in the right direction.”

Shane Clanton’s ability to put an entire night together allowed him to return to winning form with the World of Outlaws CASE Late Models.

UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws CASE Late Models travel to I-94 Sure Step Speedway in Fergus Falls, MN on Saturday, July 16, for night two of the Upper Midwest triple header.

TICKETS: https://bit.ly/3P6EBTn

If you can’t make it to the track, watch all the action live on DIRTVision – either online on with the DIRTVision App.

CASE Construction Equipment Feature (40 Laps): 1. 25-Shane Clanton[1]; 2. 28-Dennis Erb Jr[3]; 3. 157-Mike Marlar[6]; 4. 16-Tyler Bruening[5]; 5. 81E-Tanner English[2]; 6. 7-Ricky Weiss[7]; 7. 11-Gordy Gundaker[4]; 8. 19R-Ryan Gustin[23]; 9. B1-Brent Larson[12]; 10. 111V-Max Blair[9]; 11. 7P-Joey Pederson[8]; 12. 76-Blair Nothdurft[16]; 13. 12S-Brad Seng[17]; 14. 6M-Jeff Massingill[10]; 15. 10-Mike Balcaen[24]; 16. 99B-Boom Briggs[13]; 17. 55C-Chad Mahder[18]; 18. 5G-Scott Greer[14]; 19. 17-Mike Greseth[21]; 20. 1-Josh Richards[11]; 21. 21-Billy Moyer Sr[19]; 22. E85-Jason Strand[20]; 23. 70-Jesse Teunis[22]; 24. 5E-Shane Edginton[15] Fox Factory Hard Charger: Ryan Gustin [+15].

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Results
Feature Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
11025Shane Clanton 00.000Running0$0
23+128Dennis Erb Jr0-0.590Running0$0
36+3157Mike Marlar 0-0.766Running0$0
45+116Tyler Bruening 0-1.502Running0$0
52-381ETanner English 0-2.463Running0$0
67+17Ricky Weiss 0-3.828Running0$0
74-311Gordy Gundaker 0-4.624Running0$0
823+1519RRyan Gustin 0-5.365Running0$0
912+3B1Brent Larson 0-6.037Running0$0
109-1111VMax Blair 0-6.669Running0$0
118-37PJoey Pederson 0-7.862Running0$0
1216+476Blair Nothdurft 0-8.224Running0$0
1317+412SBrad Seng 0-9.002Running0$0
1410-46MJeff Massingill 0-9.069Running0$0
1524+910Mike Balcaen 0-10.412Running0$0
1613-399BBoom Briggs 0-11.699Running0$0
1718+155CChad Mahder 0-13.614Running0$0
1814-45GScott Greer 0-0.416Running0$0
1921+217Mike Greseth 0472.584Running0$0
2011-91Josh Richards 0756.937Running0$0
2119-221Billy Moyer Sr0751.160Running0$0
2220-2E85Jason Strand 0749.570Running0$0
2322-170Jesse Teunis 0884.008Running0$0
2415-95EShane Edginton 0980.986Running0$0
Micro-Lite Last Chance Showdown Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
11012SBrad Seng 00.000Running0$0
22021Billy Moyer Sr0-0.713Running0$0
33017Mike Greseth 0-1.444Running0$0
46+219RRyan Gustin 0-2.678Running0$0
55014Brody Troftgruben 0-3.682Running0$0
64-22*Cole Babcock 0-4.971Running0$0
79+216SJeff Hapala 0-6.560Running0$0
87-1F9Brandon Fuller 0-6.948Running0$0
98-132Eric Haugland 0-8.314Running0$0
1010042Matthew Jarvis 0-10.244Running0$0
11110C4Ryan Corbett 0-10.244DNS0$0
Micro-Lite Last Chance Showdown 2 Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
11055CChad Mahder 00.000Running0$0
220E85Jason Strand 0-0.711Running0$0
33070Jesse Teunis 0-2.994Running0$0
46+210Mike Balcaen 0-4.495Running0$0
58+39TTim Isenberg 0-7.818Running0$0
611+59ABlake Anderson 0-8.030Running0$0
710+354Terry Nelson 0-13.583Running0$0
89+17SSam Zender 032.816Running0$0
94-571Dustin Strand 032.816DNS0$0
105-511GJames Giossi 032.816DNS0$0
117-428MJimmy Mars 032.816DNS0$0
Heat 1 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11028Dennis Erb Jr00.000Running
220157Mike Marlar 0-1.425Running
330111VMax Blair 0-2.585Running
44099BBoom Briggs 0-3.839Running
55012SBrad Seng 0-5.840Running
610+417Mike Greseth 0-6.420Running
76-114Brody Troftgruben 0-7.266Running
87-1F9Brandon Fuller 0-7.544Running
99016SJeff Hapala 0-9.838Running
108-2C4Ryan Corbett 0-11.059Running
Heat 2 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11081ETanner English 00.000Running
24+27PJoey Pederson 0-0.717Running
32-11Josh Richards 0-1.234Running
45+15EShane Edginton 0-2.356Running
53-221Billy Moyer Sr0-3.080Running
67+12*Cole Babcock 0-5.230Running
79+219RRyan Gustin 0-5.770Running
86-232Eric Haugland 0-9.575Running
98-142Matthew Jarvis 0-10.886Running
Heat 3 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11025Shane Clanton 00.000Running
22016Tyler Bruening 0-1.874Running
3306MJeff Massingill 0-4.008Running
46+25GScott Greer 0-7.196Running
58+355CChad Mahder 0-8.021Running
69+370Jesse Teunis 0-10.057Running
75-211GJames Giossi 0-0.813Running
84-428MJimmy Mars 0-2.762Running
910+17SSam Zender 039.520Running
107-39ABlake Anderson 076.972Running
Heat 4 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11011Gordy Gundaker 00.000Running
23+17Ricky Weiss 0-2.618Running
32-1B1Brent Larson 0-3.322Running
44076Blair Nothdurft 0-4.015Running
550E85Jason Strand 0-5.332Running
66071Dustin Strand 0-6.383Running
77010Mike Balcaen 0-7.081Running
8809TTim Isenberg 0-9.044Running
99054Terry Nelson 0-9.608Running
My Place Hotels Qualifying Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
1928Dennis Erb JrCarpentersville, IL12.0900.000
2281ETanner English Benton, KY12.104-0.014
317157Mike Marlar Winfield, TN12.153-0.063
451Josh Richards Shinnston, WV12.243-0.153
51111VMax Blair Centerville, PA12.410-0.320
61621Billy Moyer SrBatesville, AR12.416-0.326
71899BBoom Briggs Bear Lake, PA12.437-0.347
887PJoey Pederson East Grand Forks, MN12.494-0.404
9412SBrad Seng Grand Forks, ND12.531-0.441
10105EShane Edginton East St. Paul, MB12.640-0.550
111114Brody Troftgruben Grand Forks, ND12.813-0.723
121232Eric Haugland Lawton, ND12.905-0.815
136F9Brandon Fuller Grand Forks, ND12.943-0.853
1472*Cole Babcock Rothsay, MN13.017-0.927
1514C4Ryan Corbett Grand Forks, ND13.134-1.044
161942Matthew Jarvis Thompson, ND13.542-1.452
171316SJeff Hapala West Fargo, ND13.566-1.476
181519RRyan Gustin Marshalltown, IA13.566-1.476
19317Mike Greseth Harwood, ND12.634-0.544
My Place Hotels Qualifying Flight 2 Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
1325Shane Clanton Zebulon, GA11.9780.000
21011Gordy Gundaker St. Charles, MO12.337-0.359
3216Tyler Bruening Decorah, IA12.482-0.504
412B1Brent Larson Lake Elmo, MN12.573-0.595
5156MJeff Massingill Keewatin, MN12.611-0.633
677Ricky Weiss Headingley, MB12.616-0.638
71428MJimmy Mars Menomonie, WI12.638-0.660
81176Blair Nothdurft Renner, SD12.698-0.720
91811GJames Giossi Hudson, WI12.755-0.777
109E85Jason Strand Portland, ND12.812-0.834
1115GScott Greer Winnipeg, MB12.820-0.842
12471Dustin Strand East Grand Forks, MN12.885-0.907
1359ABlake Anderson Grand Forks, ND12.979-1.001
141910Mike Balcaen Winnipeg, MB12.992-1.014
151355CChad Mahder Bloomer, WI13.060-1.082
16179TTim Isenberg Marshfield, WI13.280-1.302
17870Jesse Teunis Lockport, MB13.513-1.535
18654Terry Nelson Grand Forks, ND13.855-1.877
19167SSam Zender Fergus Falls, MN14.002-2.024

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