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August 23rd, 2014 - Solid Weekend for Gilbertson in WISSOTA Modified Events
1Matt and the MGR team competed in a trio of WISSOTA Modified events this past weekend, starting off at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN on Friday night. Matt raced from 5th to second in his heat race and then after starting 3rd in the feature event, he slipped back a couple of spots to come home with a fifth place finish in the final rundown. Matt also competed in the Late Model division but failed to finish his heat race and did not start the a-main.

Saturday night, Matt made the trip to the Madison Speedway in Madison, MN and ran second in his heat race after starting third and then pounced on the field from his sixth starting spot to win a thriller of a feature event over 8th starting Andy Gordon.

1Sunday, the team made the trip to the Casino Speedway in Watertown, SD and ran third in his heat race before coming from 8th to finish 4th in the Modified feature event, capping off a great weekend all around.

The team plans on a full weekend of racing over Labor Day weekend with the final 2 Advantage RV Modified Tour events of the season on the schedule.

Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com, www.MadisonSpeedwayMN.com and www.CasinoSpeedway.com


August 17th, 2014 - Matt Gilbertson and the MGR Team Enters Busy Weekend
Matt and the MGR team embarked on a busy 4 night stretch this past weekend taking the team to four unfamiliar tracks, with some big payouts on the line.

Thursday, the team made its first visit to the Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN for the $2500 to win Sanders Modified Challenge. A stout field of 34 competitors were on hand for the event with Matt slipping from second to fifth in his heat race, but then rallying from his 18th starting spot in the feature to finish with a solid top ten.

Friday, the team made their way to the I-94 Speedway in Fergus Falls, MN for the King of Dirt event which saw Matt run second in his heat race and then come home with a 13th place finish in the night's feature event.

1The final two nights of the weekend were back on the Advantage RV Modified Tour Series, which took the teams to two tracks that they had never competed on before. Saturday night at the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN, Matt raced from 8th to 4th in his heat race before storming from 10th to fifth in the feature event and then Sunday, the series wrapped up the weekend at the Bemidji Speedway in Bemidji, MN with Matt running sixth in his heat race and then charging from his 12th starting spot in the feature to a solid fifth place finish, giving the MGR team a pair of top five finishes in RV Tour action to cap off the busy weekend. Results can be found at www.TheDirtTour.com


August 10th, 2014 - Gilbertson Claims Modified Feature Win at Canby Speedway!
1Matt and the MGR team competed in a pair of Advantage RV Modified Tour events this past weekend in South Dakota. Friday night at the Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, SD which saw Matt run third in his heat race, placing him 11th on the starting grid for the feature event. Matt raced into the top ten early and then stayed up for the entire event, coming home with a 10th place finish and the second RV tour event of the weekend was held on Sunday at the Casino Speedway in Watertown, SD, which saw Matt race from 3rd to place second in his heat race and then after his son Parker redrew him the pole for the $1500 to win feature event, Matt went on to lead all 40 laps to pick up the big win ahead of South Dakotan Jordan Foster and North Dakota racer Jason Grimes, capping off a great weekend!
 
Results can be found at www.TheDirtTour.com

August 1st, 2014 - Gilbertson Claims Modified Feature Win at Canby Speedway!
1Matt and the MGR team only competed in one event this past weekend at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN on Friday night. Matt ran fourth in his heat race and then suffered motor issues in the main event, ending his night early in his Modified and after another 4th place finish in the Late Model heat race, Matt suffered a flat tire running third in the main event, ending that feature event early as well.
 
Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com