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January 13th, 2017 - Strand Wraps up Rain-Shortened WWS with Four Top 10's and One Victory
1On Wednesday night Dustin Strand returned to action at Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona) for round three of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout. After laying down the 4th fastest qualifying time in his group, Strand made impressive move on the very first circuit of his heat that rocketed him from 4th to 1st in one lap. Holding off the field for the remaining seven laps, Dustin scored a heat race win putting him 3rd on the starting rundown for the feature. In the Modified division, Strand found victory lane for the second time of the night locking his spot into the $2,000-to-win A-Main. After getting sent to the tail for spinning out while running in second in the Modified A-Main, Dustin battled back from the tail to an 11th place outing. Surviving a tangle-up on the very first lap on the Late Model feature, Dustin Strand held on to a Top 10 finish in the 30-lap feature posting a 10th place spot. (DirtonDirt photo)

1After having a scheduled off day on Thursday, Dustin Strand was back behind the wheel in two separate divisions on Friday evening. Coming in 4th fastest in time trials in his Super Late Model, Strand jumped up one spot in his heat registering a 3rd place spot. In the Modified division, Dustin notched a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Chad Olsen locking his spot into the $2,000-to-win A-Main. Hanging on to a Top 5 finish in the 25-lap feature, Strand ran high as 2nd at one point in the feature but fell back to a 5th place finish when the checkers flew, trailing Ricky Thornton Jr., R.C. Whitwell, Shane Sabraski, and Brad Dierks across the finish line. Rolling off 9th for the $5,000-to-win Late Model main event, Dustin dropped back to a 14th place outing in the 30-lapper. (Tom Macht photo)

For more information from these events, please visit www.WildWestShootout.net.

January 8th, 2017 - Dustin Strand Wins in Modified in 2nd Night of WWS
1 Dustin Strand opened the 2017 racing season on Saturday by traveling to Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona) for the 11th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts. Powering both his Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified in Saturday’s opener, Dustin positioned himself with the pole-starting spot for his Late Model heat after timing in fastest in his qualifying group. Charging to an 8-lap heat race victory, Strand earned the 6th-starting spot for the $5,000-to-win feature. In the Modified division, Dustin wheeled is way to a early heat race win earning him a solid starting spot for the main event. Looking to break into the Top 5 in the Late Model A-Main, Strand battled for a Top 5 position the whole race until slipping back to a 10th place outing when the checkers flew. Rolling off 9th for the Modified feature, Dustin Strand wheeled his way into a podium spot in the early stages of the main event and had his eyes on race-leader Ricky Thornton Jr. in the final laps. Making his bid for the leader on the final circuit, Strand got sideways in turns three and four sending him to the tail.

1On Sunday evening Dustin powered his way to another heat race win in the Modified division from the 4th-starting position. Earning the 2nd-starting position for the $2,000-to-win A-Main, Strand jumped into the lead on the drop of the green flag and never looked bad. Leading all 25-laps, Dustin Strand picked up his first victory of the 2017 campaign outdueling David McDonald, Matt Leer, Matt Gilbertson, and Shane Sabraski. Following the 2nd quickest time in his Super Late Model qualifying group, Dustin locked his spot into the A-Main with a runner-up finish behind Chris Simpson in his heat. Starting in 10th for the $5,000-to-win show, Dustin suffered a flat right-rear on the very first lap bringing a disappointing end to his night in the Late Model division.

For more information from these events, please visit www.WildWestShootout.net.

October 15th, 2016 - Dustin Strand Finishes Season with 25 Overall Victories
Competing in a total of 59 events throughout the 2016 season, Dustin Strand reeled in 20 wins in his Super Late Model and five in his Open Wheel Modified. With the weather affecting six of his scheduled dates, Strand posted 48 Top 10 finishes and 39 Top 5 outings. He also was crowned the WISSOTA National Champion and won the Super Late Model track championship at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota).

October 15th, 2016 - Strand Bests Jamestown Stock Car Stampede; Wins WISSOTA National Championship
1Competing in both his Super Late Model and Midwest Modified, Dustin Strand visited Jamestown Speedway (Jamestown, North Dakota) on Friday for the 45th Annual Stock Car Stampede. In a field of 23 Super Late Models, Dustin scored a heat race win early in the night locking his spot into the main event on Saturday evening. Outdueling Curt Gelling at the finish line, Strand reeled in his 25th victory of the season over Gelling, Brad Seng, Cole Schill, and Mike Balcaen. Pocketing a $3,000 payday, Dustin Strand also captured the WISSOTA National Points championship on Saturday night. (Cody Papke Photo)

1In the Open Wheel Modified division, Strand started the night off again with a heat race win putting him 5th on the starting rundown for the feature. Holding his position, Dustin notched a 5th place finish behind Ryan Schroeder, Tyler Peterson, Zach Laqua, and Ryan Lehr.

For more information from these events, please visit www.JamestownSpeedway.com.

October 1st, 2016 - Dustin Strand Wins Twice in New Midwest Modified and Once in Super Late Model
1Running in the two-day Prairie Classic, Dustin Strand headed to Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) on Friday night competing in his brand new Midwest Modified and his Super Late Model. In a field of 17 Super Late Models, Dustin moved up six spots in his heat landing a runner-up finish behind Ricky Weiss. Starting in 8th for the main event, Strand charged to his 22nd victory of the season over Brad Seng, Bill Mooney, Shane Edginton, and Steffen Snare.

1During the same night in a field of 32 Midwest Modifieds, Strand stormed to heat race win from the 6th-starting position. Rolling off 2nd for the A-Main, Dustin reeled in his second victory of the night topping Jamie Davis, Grant Hall, Paul Veert, and Christopher Leek.  

Returning on Saturday, Strand started the night off with a heat race win in the Super Late Model division putting him on the pole for the feature. Losing one position, Dustin landed a runner-up finish behind Ricky Weiss with Brad Seng, Mike Balcaen, and Rick Fawcett completing the Top 5.

1Starting in 6th in his Modified heat on Saturday evening, Dustin captured a heat race win securing his spot into the main event. Passing one car in the A-Main, Dustin Strand captured his third win of the weekend and 24th overall on the season with Jamie Davis, Grant Hall, Paul Veert, and Hunter Hougard trailing him across the finish line. (Tim Johnson Photos)

For more information from these events, please visit www.RedRiverCoopSpeedway.ca.

September 24th, 2016 - Strand Sweeps Night at Red River to Tally Win Number 21
1Piloting his RealTruck.com #71 Super Late Model, Dustin Strand invaded Red River Co-op Speedway (Winnipeg, Manitoba) on Saturday night for the WISSOTA sanctioned program. Starting on the pole of his heat, Strand cruised to heat race victory putting him 8th on the starting rundown for the feature. Following a mid-race caution, Dustin took the top spot from pole-sitter Ricky Weiss on lap 13 to capture his 21st victory of the season over Weiss, Mike Martin, Billy Mooney, and Kevin Sexton. (Tim Johnson Photo)

For more information from this event, please visit www.WISSOTA.org.

September 10th, 2016 - Dustin Wins Prelude to the Johnny
1Beginning the first night of the 10th Annual John Seitz Memorial, Dustin Strand headed to River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) on Thursday for the Prelude to the Johnny. Drawing 37 Super Late Models for the Northern Late Model Racing Association (NLRA) sanctioned event, Strand started the night off by setting the track record in qualifying. Registering a runner-up finish in his heat behind Brad Seng, Dustin rolled off 7th for the opening night A-Main. Taking over the lead for the final 16 laps of the feature, Strand tied the single-season record for most NLRA wins in a season after recording his seventh NLRA victory and 20th win overall on the season. Capturing a $1,500 payday, Billy Mooney, David McDonald, Chad Mahder, and Don Shaw rounded out the Top 5 finishers. Dustin ended the season in a close 2nd in NLRA standings coming up 8 points short behind Brad Seng. (Mike Spieker Photo)

1On Friday night starting in 8th for his heat race, Dustin was up to 3rd at one point but settled with a 5th place finish. Starting on the pole for the B-Main, Strand landed a runner-up finish behind Scott Ward earning him the 20th-starting position for the $10,092-to-win John Seitz Memorial on Saturday night. Working his way through the field eight positions, Dustin Strand posted a 12th place finish in the 92-lap A-Main. Dustin was crowned the track’s WISSOTA Late Model champion and is currently leading WISSOTA national point standings.

For more information from these events, please visit www.NLRA.org and www.WISSOTA.org.

October 22nd, 2015 - Dustin Strand and Strand Racing Launch New Website
1Dustin Strand and Strand Racing are the latest addition to the MSRMafia.com Team, and a brand-new website has been launched at www.StrandRacing.com.

Dustin is currently in his fourteenth year of racing and has amassed a rather impressive resume along the way. He owns thirteen track championships and over 200 feature wins. He recently was crowned the Northern LateModel Racing Association (NLRA) Super Late Model Champion for the 2015 season. This marked the second time that he earned the accolade. He also claimed the 2015 River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, North Dakota) Late Model Track Championship as well as the North Dakota State Championship.

On September 25th he raced to the coveted $3,000 victory in the 44th Annual Stock Car Stampede at Jamestown Speedway (Jamestown, North Dakota). (CRP Photography Photo)

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