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July 31st, 2015 - Matt Gilbertson Pulls Double Duty at Fiesta City Speedway
1Matt competed in both the WISSOTA Late Model and WISSOTA Modified divisions on Friday night at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN and had a great overall night. Matt started on the pole and won his heat race in the Late Model division and then raced from the 5th starting spot to the lead and the win in his Late Model feature as well, completing the sweep of the night. In the Modified division, Matt started 7th and raced up to 4th in his heat race, earning himself the pole for the feature. Matt jumped into the second spot at the start of the race and battled for the lead until the checkered flew, ending up with a runner up finish. 

Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com.

July 24th, 2015 - Matt Gilbertson Bags Two Win Weekend in Super Late Model
1This past weekend, Matt left the Modified in the shop and concentrated on the Late Model for a three night swing. Wednesday night at the Casino Speedway in Watertown, SD, Matt raced from third to second in his heat race and redrew three for the main event. Matt quickly raced into second and took the lead mid-race and never looked back, holding the lead through lapped traffic to score the win.

1Matt returned to the Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, SD on Thursday night to compete with the WISSOTA Late Model Challenge Series and after winning his heat race from the pole, Matt raced to a 9th place finish in the night's $2,000 to win main event and then returned to the Fiesta City Speedway for Jam The Stands on Friday night. Matt raced to his second Late Model victory of the week with a clean sweep in his #23 Late Model. Matt raced from the outside of the front row to the heat race win and then from 6th to dominate the feature for the victory.
 
Results can be found at www.CasinoSpeedway.com, www.BrownCountySpeedway1.com, and  www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com.

July 19th, 2015 - Matt Gilbertson Battles Bad Luck in Advantage RV Modified Tour
1Matt competed with the Advantage RV Modified Tour during a 4 race stretch on Thursday-Sunday, July 16th-19th, but had troubles during each of the nights. Thursday night at the Casino Speedway in Watertown, SD, Matt raced to a third place finish in his heat race, but did not finish the feature. Friday night at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN, Matt again raced to a third place finish in his heat, but for the second straight night, failed to finish the feature event. Saturday night, at the Dakota State Fair Speedway in Huron, SD, Matt finished 5th in his heat, but failed to scale, disqualifying himself, but then raced from 19th to 10th in the feature and Sunday, at the Miller Central Speedway in Miller, SD, Matt raced to a sixth place finish in his heat and chose not to start the feature and start his trip home early.
 
Results can be found at www.TheDirtTour.com.

July 10th, 2015 - Matt Gilbertson Wins in Modified at Fiesta City Speedway
1Matt continued racing his Modified and Late Model on Friday night at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, Minnesota and had a solid night with a feature victory and a runner up finish when all was said and done. Matt settled in to a fourth place finish in his Modified heat race, putting him on the outside of the front row for the night's main event. Matt went on to lead every lap en route to a dominating performance, landing himself in victory lane. Matt's Late Model also raced to a third place finish in his heat race and then proceeded to move from his 4th starting spot into the runner up spot at feature's end, capping off a great night all around.
 
Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com.  

July 5th, 2015 - Matt Gilbertson Competes in Minnesota Modified Nationals
1 Matt and the MGR team competed on Wednesday night July 1st at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN in the track's $800 to win WISSOTA Modified special. Matt started outside of the front row in his heat race and dominated the event for the win. Matt then redrew the fourth starting spot for the main event and after racing his way to the second spot early in the race, Matt settled in to the top five until he fell victim to a mechanical problem and retired from the event early.
 
1Matt then took Thursday off to prepare for the largest paying WISSOTA Modified event of the season - the $11,000 to win Minnesota Modified Nationals, held at the Viking Speedway in Alexandria, Minnesota on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 3rd, 4th and 5th. Friday's practice session went well and Saturday Matt found himself lining up fourth in the fifth of six heat races. Matt raced to a third place finish in his stacked heat race, earning himself the 19th starting spot in the night's qualifying feature. The top 15 finishers in the qualifying feature transferred into the $11,000 to win feature and Matt ran 20th on a hard to pass on racing surface. Matt's 20th place finish meant that he would start on the outside of the front row of the second b-main on Sunday, but mechanical woes struck again and Matt was forced to retire early, ending his weekend. 

Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com and www.FYEMotorsports.com.