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August 5, 2016
Seven racers win features at KRA Speedway
WILLMAR—Nick Simar of Willmar, Dustin Virkus of Clarfield, Randy Laage of Brooten, Keith Thell of Foley, Dan Ebert of Lake Shore, Tim Johnson of Brainerd and Dave Mass of East Bethel all won features on Thursday at KRA Speedway. Simar won the Hobby Stocks after placing second...
August 5, 2016 - 11:17pm
July 22, 2016
KRA revs up after weather delays
WILLMAR—The motors were revving once again at the KRA Speedway on Thursday. Weather delays and postponements from the July 7 schedule were made up Thursday in the Hobby Stock, Mod Four and Modified classes. Hornets, Midwest Modifieds and Super Stock races from July 7 will be...
July 22, 2016 - 11:40pm
June 10, 2016
Auto Racing: KRA Speedway's Thursday results
KRA Speedway Thursday’s results Hobby Stock Feature: 1. Jed Muller (Kerkhoven) 2. Sam Lungstrom (Blomkest) 3. Nick Simar (Willmar) 4. Brodie Woods (Raymond) 5. Taylor Krueger (Atwater) Heat: 1. Jed Muller (Kerkhoven) 2. Sam Lungstrom (Blomkest) 3. Nick Simar (Willmar) 4. Taylor...
June 10, 2016 - 11:51pm
June 3, 2016
Auto Racing: Thursday's KRA Speedway results
KRA Speedway Thursday’s Results Hobby Stock Feature: 1. Nick Simar (Willmar), 2. Adam Olson (Willmar), 3. Jed Muller (Kerkhoven), 4. Taylor Krueger (Atwater), 5. Sam Lungstrom (Blomkest), 6. Brodie Woods (Raymond) Heat: 1. Sam Lungstrom (Blomkest), 2. Jed Muller (Kerkhoven), 3....
June 3, 2016 - 12:28am
June 16, 2015
Fireworks investigation to wrap up this week
WILLMAR — The State Fire Marshal’s investigation regarding the unpermitted fireworks display at KRA Speedway, which injured a volunteer firefighter, will likely be concluded later this week. Bruce Roed, who oversees fireworks safety for the Fire Marshal’s Office, said Tuesday...
June 16, 2015 - 11:26pm
June 15, 2015
Officials research fireworks’ origins
WILLMAR — The State Fire Marshal is investigating the origin of the fireworks used last week in a display that injured a volunteer firefighter at KRA Speedway in Willmar. It was previously determined that KRA Speedway did not obtain a permit to host Wednesday’s fireworks display....
June 15, 2015 - 11:40pm
June 12, 2015
KRA fireworks display injures firefighter, investigation continues
WILLMAR — The State Fire Marshal is investigating an unpermitted public fireworks display Wednesday night at the KRA Speedway in Willmar that seriously injured a volunteer firefighter. The injured man was identified as Travis Roediger, a member of the New London Fire Department,...
June 12, 2015 - 11:58pm
June 11, 2015
Video: A big night at the race track
Haulers from as far away as Texas fill the KRA Speedway pit area 90 minutes prior to the Willmar debut of the U.S. Modified Touring Series Wednesday....
June 11, 2015 - 12:00am
September 1, 2014
Auto Racing: Nelson Nationals this weekend
WILLMAR — The KRA Speedway will honor the memory of Charlie Nelson, the race-driver’s friend, during the two-day Fall Festival that wraps...
September 1, 2014 - 11:11pm
Motorsports: KRA Speedway results
KRA Speedway Thursday at Willmar (Wissota) MIDWEST MODIFIEDS -- Feature: 1. Brian Haben, Holloway 2. Cory Crapser, Chippewa Falls 3. Shane Sabraski, Rice 4. Ryan Buer, Atwater 5. Dustin Auld, Greenfield 6. Peewee Kuhnau, Litchfield 7. Jon Olmscheid, Elrosa 8. Ryan Bratz, Litchfield...
September 1, 2012 - 12:15am
August 31, 2012
Motorsports: Haben ices KRA title
KRA Speedway Midwest Modified points leader Brian Haben, shown in the photo in car No. 6, displays the style that earned him the season championship...
August 31, 2012 - 12:25am
July 30, 2012
Motorsports: KRA Speedway results
KRA Speedway Thursday at Willmar (Wissota) LATE MODEL -- Feature: (1) Zach Johnson, Kensington (2) John Kaanta, Elk Mound,WI (3) Chad Beckert, Aberdeen, SD (4) Shawn Kirwin, Morris (5) Jeff Wildung, Nassau (6) Seth Brede, Kandyohi (7) Brady Johanneck, Spicer (8) Billy Michaelsohn,...
July 30, 2012 - 12:11am
June 9, 2012
KRA Racing: Gordon, Haben, Simar pack leaders at KRA Speedway
WILLMAR -- Fresh off the family farm outside Murdock, Modified points leader Andy Gordon plowed his way from the middle of the pack to the front...
June 9, 2012 - 1:01am
May 12, 2012
Motorsports: This week's KRA results
Tribune Staff Report KRA Speedway Thursday at Willmar (Wissota) HOBBY STOCK -- Feature (top 10): (1) Chris Isdahl (2) Nick Simar (3) Taylor Willms (4) Forest Foster (5) Adam Sthompson (6) Mike Flickinger (7) Jed Muller (8) Matt Fester (9) Kegan Ahlquist (10) Charlie Lenzmeier ...
May 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 6, 2011
KRA Speedway 2011 champs determined
WILLMAR -- Thursday's races at the KRA Speedway were the final night for track points. This week's final night of Thursday racing will be for...
September 6, 2011 - 12:00am