July 8-9 Belgrade, MT- Gallatin Speedway Grizzly Nationals Recap: Local sprint car racer Trever Kirkland took part in the Grizzly National Series in Belgrade last weekend at the Gallatin Speedway, and came away with a win against some of the top drivers in the country.
On Friday night, Kirkland captured the B Main of the Lucas Oil ASCS National Sprint Car Tour, getting out to an early advantage and then extending his lead to the finish line. In Friday's A Main, he started in 17th and worked his way up to a ninth-place finish. Kirkland, the 2011 Big Sky Regional champion, received the Hard Charger Award for the night.
On Saturday, Kirkland placed eighth in the All Star laden Grizzly Nationals Grand Finale A Main against a stelar field of national and regional entries from as far away as Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Washington and Canada. Blake Hahn swept the weekends events and swas awarded a trophy prersented each night by Adam the grizzly bear.
July 16 Billings, Mt- BMP Speedway NSA National Shootout Recap: The National Tour continued with a large field competeing for the $7500 to win top prize. Friday's event fell to an early evening gully washer, but Saturday's race turned out to be worth the wait as Aaron Reutzel from Oklahoma took the win. Trever Kirkland completed a strong weekend with another top 10 finish.
Next race-Looking ahead: A long road trip looms as the top ranked ASCS Frontier Region Kirkland racing team
head to the Black Hills of Rapid City for a 2 day ASCS show.
Friday Gallatin Grizzly Nationals Results (7/08/16): Click Here
Saturday Gallatin Grizzly Nationals Results (7/09/16): Click Here
Saturday Billings Motorsports Park NSA National Shootout Results (716/16): Click Here