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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.