Pair of Top-10 finishes with Lucas Oil MLRA
Bringing to life his Labor Day weekend, Blair Nothdurft traveled to Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, Kan.) on Friday afternoon for the Clyde Ellis Memorial. (Todd Boyd photos)
Drawing 21 Lucas Oil LateModel Midwest Racing Association (MLRA) entries, Blair laid down the seventh-fastest time in his group before placing fourth in his heat. With $5,000 on the line in the feature, Nothdurft recorded a ninth-place finish in the 30-lapper.
For the Ron Jenkins Memorial on Saturday at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.), Nothdurft secured his spot into the $7,000-to-win A-Main with a third-place outing in his B-Main after finishing fifth in his heat. Wheeling his way into the Top-10, Blair passed 13 cars in the 40-lap affair to register an eighth-place finish.
On Sunday, Blair stopped at Raceway Park (Jefferson, S.D.) to wrap up the weekend with the Repairable Vechicles.com Tri-State Series. After starting the night off with a heat race win, Nothdurft shot out to an early lead in the feature but was unable to hold off a charging Trevor Anderson. He crossed the line in third, trailing Anderson and Shane DeMey to the checkers with Nate Beyenhof and Jordan Heiman completing the Top-5 finishers.