Blair Nothdurft opens MLRA week at I-80 Speedway
Kicking off a week-long stretch with the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA), Blair Nothdurft made the trek to I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Neb.) on Tuesday afternoon for the Tuesday Tickler. Drawing 34 cars, Nothdurft came in eighth in his heat before passing 10 cars in his B-Main to grab the sixth-and-final transfer spot. With $5,000 on the line in the feature, Blair jumped up four spots to place 18th.
The following night at Stuart Speedway (Stuart, Iowa), Blair edged his way into the $5,000-to-win A-Main with a fourth-place finish in his heat. Rolling off 15th, Nothdurft dropped three positions to record an 18th-place outing.
On Thursday evening at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) on the quarter-mile oval, Nothdurft came in sixth in his heat race before placing fifth in his B-Main, ending his night early. (Todd Healy photo)
For the opening night of the Slocum 50 on Friday at 34 Raceway (West Burlington, Iowa), Blair gained one spot in his heat to finish seventh. Needing a third-place finish or better in his B-Main to make the show, Nothdurft fell short with a fifth-place outing.
Wrapping up the weekend on Saturday, Nothdurft edged his way into the $10,555-to-win Slocum 50 with the fourth-and-final transfer position in his heat race. Losing four spots in the 50-lap affair, Blair Nothdurft posted a 17th-place finish.Back to News