Alexandria's Shawn Olson grabs first feature win of the season on Saturday

Local driver sits in first place in the season standings through six weeks.

Alexandria’s Shawn Olson was part of the feature winners at the Viking Speedway on June 12 as the local oval hosted its sixth week of competition.

Olson won the Midwest Modifieds feature ahead of second-place finisher Josh Muzik of Brandon and third-place finisher Austin Chyba of Browerville. Olson leads the point standings in Midwest Mods with six top-10 finishes this year and five top-five finishes.

Elrosa’s Danny Bayer won the Modifieds feature ahead of Blake Boelens of Garfield and Travis Saurer of Elizabeth. Ryan Satter of Dent took the Street Stock feature in front of local driver Brady Gerdes of Villard and Tanner Horn of Wadena.

Trevor Saurer of Dalton got the Super Stock feature win. Watkins’ Trent Brutger was second, and Bailey Rosch of Alexandria finished third.

The Viking Speedway will host its First Responder Night on June 19 with Midwest Mods, Modifieds, Super Stocks and Street Stocks all running.



MIDWEST MODIFEIDS - Shawn Olson - 607; Brock Gronwold - 581; Brendan Blascyk - 570

MODIFIEDS - Travis Saurer - 495; Dustin Bitzan - 488; Brett Hoium - 487

STREET STOCKS - Ryan Satter - 638; Andrew Bangsund - 552; Craig Gardner - 507

SUPER STOCK - Trevor Saurer - 521; Jeff Crouse - 507; Matt Miller - 486

Eric Morken is a sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press Newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota, a property of the Forum News Service. Morken covers a variety of stories throughout the Douglas County area, as well as statewide outdoor issues.
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