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July 29th, 2016 - Bad Luck for Gilbertson at Fiesta City Speedway
1 Matt entered action on Friday night of this past weekend at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN and had a forgettable night. The bad luck continued after Matt won his heat race in his WISSOTA Late Model and was scheduled to start on the pole for the feature, he suffered transmission troubles, forcing him to scratch for the night. In the Modified, Matt again had bad luck, suffering a broken driveshaft in the heat race and again in the feature, causing him to not finish either event.

Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com

July 24th, 2016 - Top Five Finish for Gilbertson at Fiesta City Speedway
1Matt entered a pair of WISSOTA Late Model events this past weekend on Friday at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN and on Sunday at the Casino Speedway in Watertown, SD. Friday night, Matt started 8th and raced to a 4th place finish in his heat race before starting and finishing fourth in the night's main event. Sunday night, Matt raced to a second place finish in his heat race before starting 6th and dropping out of the main event before the checkered flag flew, ending his night early.

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

July 17th, 2016 - Matt Begins 6 Night Advantage RV Mod Tour Swing
1 Matt and Team MGR embarked on the final 6 night swing for the Advantage RV Modified Tour, which began on Tuesday night at the Granite City Speedway in Sauk Rapids, MN. Matt lined up 4th and ran third in his heat race to open the swing and then redrew outside of row 2 for the night's main event. Matt raced inside the top five all night long, eventually coming home with a fourth place finish.

Wednesday night, the tour made the trip to the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN where Matt ran fifth in a loaded heat race and then after 18th in the night's main, did not finish with mechanical troubles, ending his night early. Thursday night, the tour hit the Casino Speedway in Watertown, South Dakota and Matt went forward in both races he entered. He raced from 7th to 4th in his heat race and then lined up 13th for the night's main event and raced his way into the top ten, finishing 8th at the checkered.

Friday night, the dirt tour made the trek to the Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, South Dakota where Matt had a good night racing to a second place finish in his heat race and then racing inside the top five all night long in the main event, eventually finishing 6th when the checkered flew.

Saturday night's RV tour event was set for the Dakota State Fair Speedway in Huron, SD where Matt raced from 6th to 3rd in his heat race and then after starting 10th in the main event, did not finish due to mechanical issues, which ended his night early.

Sunday at the Miller Central Speedway in Miller, SD was the finale for the 2016 RV Tour and saw Matt finish off the tour with a bang as he raced from 5th to second in his heat race and then ran second throughout the entire feature distance, coming home with a podium finish on the final night of the tour.

Results can be found atwww.TheDirtTour.com.

July 8th, 2016 - Runner-up Finish for Gilbertson in Late Model at Fiesta City
1Matt and Team MGR entered both his WISSOTA Late Model and WISSOTA Modified in action at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN on Friday, July 8th with mixed results. Matt won his Modified heat race after starting 5th but then his bid for the sweep came up short as he was not able to finish the main event due to mechanical troubles. In the Late Models, Matt ran 5th in his heat race and then charged into the top three at the start of the feature and settled in to a second place running spot, which is where he finished when the checkered flag flew.

Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com.