Viking Speedway: Crouse back on top in Super Stock, Youngquist wins short trackers

Viking Speedway results from July 24, 2021.

Glenwood's Matt Miller comes around the turn at the Viking Speedway during the Super Stocks feature race on June 26, 2021. Miller, who is second in the overall point standings in the division with seven top-5 finishes this summer, took second in the feature behind Alexandria driver Jeff Crouse. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)

On Saturday night, Jeff Crouse took home another first-place finish in the Wissota Super Stock division at the Viking Speedway.

Dalton’s Trevor Saurer and Glenwood’s Matt Miller rounded out the top-three finishers in the Super Stock feature. Crouse has four wins but sits in third place in the points standings behind Miller and Saurer.

Alexandria’s Andrew Bangsund took second in the Street Stock race behind Dent’s Ryan Satter. Satter has a 168-point lead in the standings with his seven wins this summer.

The Short Trackers division returned to Alexandria, where Kevin Youngquist out of Barney, ND took first in the feature. Dent’s Shawn Robinson took second while Devin and Hunter Goulet of Fargo ND finished third and fourth.

Josh Thoennes out of Nelson took first place in the Modified feature. Behind him was Villard’s Brady Gerdes, followed by Tavis Saurer from Elizabeth. Gerdes leads Dustin Bitzan of Brandon by 30 points in the season standings.


Randy Laage took the top spot in the Wissota Midwest Mods, followed by Jon Carlson and Alexandria’s Shawn Olson. Olson is running away with the top spot in the points standings. He opened up a 169-point lead over Taylor Bitzan with his third-place finish.

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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