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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