Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!

Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!

Photographer Ted Grant ventured south of the border to Grand Forks over the weekend for the Outlaws Sprint Car Series at River Cities Speedway.

The 1/4 mile track is a huge draw for Manitobans in the summer, which makes up for 35% of the speedway’s business. In fact, the RV park is affectionately known as Little Canada.

Steve Kinser from Bloomington, Indiana took the win and a $10,000 purse in front of an estimated 5,000 fans on Saturday.

Each sprint car weighs in at about 1,375 lbs with 900 horsepower and costs $50,000 each after being customized to a driver’s liking.

The fastest lap of the night was 10.045 seconds at a speed of 110 MPH.

View the photo gallery below. photos/Ted Grant




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