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October 13, 2018 - Steering Issue Ends Gilbertsons's Autumn Clash at Spring Lake Speedway
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Matt made the trip over to the Spring Lake Speedway in Unity, Wi for the annual Autumn Clash on Saturday night.

He raced his way from 6th to 4th in his heat race, putting him 10th in the feature lineup.

In the feature, he moved his way forward up to the third place by the midpoint of the race before a steering issue caused him to retire from the event early.

Results can be found at www.SpringLakeSpeedway.com.

September 29, 2018 - Gilbertson Retires Early From Fall Classic at Ogilvie
1Matt made the trip to the Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, MN for the MTH Fall Classic this past Saturday and after winning his heat from the pole, he lined up 10th in the feature. During the 30-lapper he ran inside the top ten early but fell out of competition, ending his night early.

Results can be found at www.FYEMotorsports.com.

September 29, 2018 - Runner-up Finish in Madtown Showdown Finale at Madison
1Matt made the trip to the Madison Speedway in Madison, MN this past weekend for the annual Madtown Showdown. Friday night he ran fifth in his heat race before racing forward from 14th to 5th in the main and Saturday night, he won his heat from the outside of the front row and then started third and came home with a second place finish in the feature to cap off the weekend.

September 22, 2018 - Pair of Top 10 Finishes in Autumn Classic at Casino Speedway
1Matt made the trip across the border to the Casino Speedway in Watertown, SD for their 2 day season finale over the weekend. On Saturday night, he raced from 5th to 2nd in his heat race and then after starting 9th in the main, made his way forward to record a fifth place finish for his efforts. Sunday night, he won his heat race from 4th and then worked his way forward from his 6th starting spot to come home fourth at the checkered, completing a pair of top five finishes on the weekend.

Results can be found at www.CasinoSpeedway.com.

September 15, 2018 -Top 10 Finish in Wissota 100 at I-94 Speedway
1Matt made the trek to the I-94 Speedway in Fergus Falls, MN for the annual Wissota 100 with his #23 Modified. On Wednesday night, Matt raced from 10th to 3rd in his heat race, putting him fifth overall in passing points and resulted in him starting fifth in the night's qualifying feature. In the feature, he raced inside the top five all night long, coming home with a fourth place finish, transferring himself into the main event on Saturday night. Thursday night he didn't need to compete as he was already locked into the feature, so he spent the night getting his car ready for the Race of Champions on Friday night. On Friday, Matt drew the 17th starting spot for the ROC and ran for a while, but pulled off to save his car for the big event on Saturday. Saturday, Matt started 10th in the $6,000 to win feature and raced inside the top ten the entire event, coming home with an eighth place finish for his efforts.

Results can be found at www.Wissota.org.

September 8, 2018 - Gilbertson Wins John Seitz Memorial at River Cities
1Matt made his annual trek to the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, ND for the 12th running of the John Seitz Memorial. He competed in his Modified and also ran a Schill Construction Midwest Mod for the weekend as well. In the Midwest Mod, Matt ran second in his heat race on Thursday night before coming home 7th in the main event.

1Friday night, he ran 4th in the Midwest Modified heat race, putting himself into the show for Saturday's finale. In the Modifieds on Friday, he won his heat from the pole and after starting 4th in the main, moved into a battle for the lead during the mid-point of the race and was contending for the lead until contact with lapped traffic injured his car slightly and he slipped back to a third place finish.

1On Saturday, he scratched from the Midwest Modified feature to focus on the Mod and raced from 7th to 3rd in his heat race and then put on a thriller of a show in the main event, starting 5th and slicing and dicing for the lead through lapped traffic to put his #23 into victory lane!

Results can be found at www.RiverCitiesSpeedway.com.

August 31, 2018 - Engine Trouble Ends Gilbertson's Night at Fiesta City
1Matt was in action on Friday night at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN. His Labor Day weekend didn't get off to a great start as he had engine troubles in his heat race, which forced him to scratch from the main event.

Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com.

August 24, 2018 - Runner up Finish at Fiesta City Speedway
1Matt was in action as usual on Friday night at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, Minnesota. Matt ran from 6th to 4th in his heat race and then again started 6th in the main event, but managed to work his way forward to a solid runner up finish.

Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com.

August 18, 2018 - Gilbertson Bags a Pair of Podium Finishes
1Matt was in action as usual at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN on Friday night and raced to a second place finish in his heat race, before coming home with a third place run in the main event. Saturday night, he made the trip to the Madison Speedway in Madison, MN and won his heat race before coming home a solid second in the feature.

Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com.

August 11, 2018 - 2nd Place Finish at Fiesta City Speedway
1Matt started 5th and ran 4th in his heat race and then raced from 4th to 2nd in the feature at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN on Friday night before heading to the Viking Speedway in Alexandria, MN on Saturday night. After running fourth in his heat race, he started 10th in the main and ended up pulling off before the checkered flag, ending his night early.

Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com.

July 28, 2018 - Clean Sweep for Matt Gilbertson at Fiesta City Speedway
1Matt picked up another clean sweep this past Friday night at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN. He started on the outside of the front row in his heat race and won it going away and then lead every lap in the feature from the pole position to race to another Modified feature victory. (Alex Ostenson photo)

Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com.

July 21, 2018 - Matt Gilbertson Bags Fifth Win of the Season at Fiesta City
1Matt competed in a pair of WISSOTA sanctioned Modified events over the course of the weekend and capped off the weekend with a victory and a second place finish for his efforts. Friday night at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN, Matt raced his #23 to victory lane yet again by racing from 5th to 3rd in his heat race and then leading the entire feature from the pole to get the w. Sunday night, he made the trip to the Casino Speedway in Watertown, SD and won his heat race and then raced from 5th up to 2nd in the main event, coming home with the runner up finish. (Alex Ostenson photo)

Results can be found at www.MyRacePass.com.

July 13, 2018 - Mechanical Issues Ends Gilbertson's Night at Fiesta City Speedway
1After getting rained out on Friday night, Matt made the trip to the Madison Speedway in Madison, Mn for a Saturday night program. He raced from 7th to 4th in his heat race and then started on the outside of the front row for the feature and lead wire to wire for the victory.

Results can be found at www.MyRacePass.com.

July 7, 2018 - Matt Gilbertson Streaks to Fourth Win of the Season at Madison Speedway
1After getting rained out on Friday night, Matt made the trip to the Madison Speedway in Madison, Mn for a Saturday night program. He raced from 7th to 4th in his heat race and then started on the outside of the front row for the feature and lead wire to wire for the victory.

July 1, 2018 - Matt Gilbertson Lands Top 5 Finish at Casino Speedway
1Matt ran a pair of events this past weekend. Friday night, Matt won his heat and then didn't finish the main event at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, Mn and then after taking Saturday night off, on Sunday, Matt ran second in his heat race and finished a solid 5th in the main event at the Casino Speedway in Watertown, SD.

June 22, 2018 - Gilbertson Back in Victory Lane at Fiesta City Speedway
1Matt was back behind the wheel of his #23 on Friday night at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN and raced home with a feature win for his efforts. After starting 6th and coming home second in his heat race, Matt lined up 4th and raced to the front and to the victory in the Modified main event.

Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com.

June 15, 2018 - Podium Finish at Fiesta City Speedway
1Matt was back in action this past Friday night at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN for a regular night in his #23 WISSOTA Modified. Matt raced from 6th to 4th in his heat race and then charged from the outside of the second row in the main event up to a solid runner up finish when the checkered flew.

Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com.

June 10, 2018 - Matt Gilbertson Records a Pair of Top 5 Finishes
1 Matt competed in a pair of WISSOTA Modified events this past weekend in his #23.

Friday night, at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN, Matt won his heat race from the outside of the front row and then started third in the main event and came home fifth when the checkered flew.

1Sunday night, at the Casino Speedway in Watertown, SD, Matt won his heat race from fourth and then charged from 6th to a solid second place finish, after battling for the lead for much of the event.

May 27, 2018 - Matt Gilbertson Bags First Win of the Season at Fiesta City Speedway
1Matt competed in a trio of WISSOTA sanctioned events this past weekend, starting off on Friday night at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN. After a wire to wire heat race victory, Matt started 3rd in the main and tracked down the early leader, swept by and raced away with his first victory of the season. Saturday night, the team made their way to the Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, MN and after an 8th place finish in his heat race, he raced his way into the feature throught the b, but pulled off before the checkered flew, ending his night early in the feature. Sunday, the team made their trip to the Casino Speedway in Watertown, SD for a regular show. Matt won his heat race from 4th and then climbed from 8th to 6th in the feature before all was said and done. (Jason Kavanagh photo)

May 18, 2018 - Gilbertson Lands Top 5 Finish in Fiesta City Speedway Season Opener
1Matt was back in action this past Friday night for the season opener at the Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo, MN. He started fifth and came home third in his heat race and then started 8th and worked his way up to 4th in the night's WISSOTA Modified feature event. The team will now turn its focus on Minnesota Modified Nationals weekend at the Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, MN this coming Memorial Day weekend.

Results can be found at www.FiestaCitySpeedway.com.

May 12, 2018 - Top 10 Finish in WISSOTA Action at Viking Speedway
1Matt kicked off his 2018 local racing schedule this past Saturday night with a trip to the Viking Speedway in Alexandria, MN for a regular night of WISSOTA rascing action. Matt started 8th and raced to a 6th place finish in his heat race before starting 11th in the night's main event and coming home with a 7th place finish in his first night behind the wheel since January.

Results can be found at www.VikingSpeedway.net.

January 14, 2018 - Matt Gilberston Begins 2018 Season at Wild West Shootout
1Matt and Team MGR made their annual trek to the desert to compete in the USRA Modified portion of the Wild West Shootout at the Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, AZ this past week and was one of several drivers to qualify for all 6 main events throughout the week. Matt showed speed all week, coming home 8th in the final Modified mini-series point standings out of the 61 competitors that entered at least one event during the week. Matt ran inside the top ten nearly every night, battling for the lead on Wednesday night before breaking a driveshaft while running second late in the race. All in all, a solid week to kick off 2018. (Cheryl Sluka photo)

Results can be found at www.WildWestShootout.net.

December 28, 2017 - Gilbertson Ends 2017 Season With 7 Wins; Prepares for Wild West Shootout
The 2017 season saw Matt Gilbertson compete in a total of 43 events while visiting victory lane seven times. With the weather determining the outcome of three of his scheduled dates, Gilbertson collected 32 Top-10 outings and 24 Top-5 finishes.

October 13, 2017 - Matt Gilbertson Wins Opening Night of Autumn Clash
1Matt Gilbertson was in action this past Friday night at the Spring Lake Speedway in Unity, Wisconsin and after starting 3rd in his heat, Matt won the heat handily, then started 5th in the main event and got to the lead early and raced away from the field for the win and the sweep! Saturday night's event rained out.

Results can be found at www.SpringLakeSpeedway.com.

October 7, 2017 - Top 10 Finish in Fall Classic at Ogilvie
1Matt was back behind the wheel of his #23 Modified this past weekend as well and competed at the Madtown Showdown at the Madison Speedway in Madison, MN on Friday night. After not finishing his heat race, he started 15th in the night's main event and rallied toward the front to a very solid 4th place finish. On Saturday night, Matt raced from 6th to 3rd in his heat race and then worked his way forward from his 7th starting spot in the main event to come home with a runner up finish. Matt and the team will now turn their attention to this coming weekend, where they will be in action at the MTH Fall Classic at the Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, MN.

Results can be found at www.OgilvieRaceway.com and www.VikingSpeedway.net.

September 30, 2017 - Pair of Top 5 Finishes at Madison Speedway
1Matt was back behind the wheel of his #23 Modified this past weekend as well and competed at the Madtown Showdown at the Madison Speedway in Madison, MN on Friday night. After not finishing his heat race, he started 15th in the night's main event and rallied toward the front to a very solid 4th place finish. On Saturday night, Matt raced from 6th to 3rd in his heat race and then worked his way forward from his 7th starting spot in the main event to come home with a runner up finish. Matt and the team will now turn their attention to this coming weekend, where they will be in action at the MTH Fall Classic at the Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, MN.

Results can be found at www.MadisonSpeedwayMN.com.

September 16, 2017 - Matt Gilbertson Wins WISSOTA 100 at Dakota State Fair Speedway
1Matt and Team MGR made the trip to the annual WISSOTA 100 at the Dakota State Fair Speedway in Huron, SD this past week and had a great week overall. Wednesday night, Matt raced from 8th in his heat race up to third and then after starting the main event in the 7th spot, raced to a third place finish in the night's main event as well, locking him into Saturday night's 30-lap, $6,000 to win finale. Matt had his second car at the 100 as well and Oberlin, Kansas veteran David Murray Jr was behind the wheel. David raced to a second place finish in his heat race and came home a solid 8th in the main event, also locking himself into Saturday's finale. The team used Thursday to get their cars ready for the big show on Saturday and Matt ran a Race of Champions event on Friday night, coming from 11th to finish 8th in his only outing onto the track that evening. Saturday night, Matt rolled off 7th in the 33-car, 3-wide starting field and raced his way into the top five early and continued to pick his way toward the front, eventually moving in to battle with leader Kevin Adams during the late stages of the event, stealing the lead with several laps to go and holding off Adams for his first WISSOTA 100 Modified victory! (CRP Photography)

Results can be found at www.WISSOTA.org