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Viking Speedway: Gerdes, Waldorf, Blom part of feature winners

The Viking Speedway completed its second week of the season this past Saturday night as more than 80 cars raced at the track in Alexandria.

Local drivers Brady Gerdes of Villard, Jesse Waldorf of Osakis and Mark Blom of Glenwood were a part of the drivers who took the checkered flag in their features.

Gerdes won the Modifieds feature as he held off Ryan Mikkelson in second place. Waldorf won the Pure Stocks feature over Tanner Horn in second, while Blom took the Street Stocks feature over Alexandria's Brett Miller in second.

In the Midwest Modifieds feature, Jamie Thorstad of Morris came away with the win after holding off Shawn Olson of Alexandria. Ben Wolden of Fergus Falls won the Limited Late Models feature, while Shawn Fernkes of Pennock was the Super Stocks feature winner as Bryan Hellerman of Parkers Prairie came in second.

The Viking Speedway will host another night of racing on May 19 with all six regular classes back in action.

Eric Morken

Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.

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