Learn more about your 2018 Dirt Oval Young Lion Champ, Ryan Braseth!

Ulen, MN.

Home Track:
Red River Valley Speedway, Fargo ND

How long have you been racing/How did you get started?
I've been racing since I was 6 years old. We started racing at the Red River Kart Club and been racing ever since.

What is your most memorable racing moment this season?
The most memorable moment this season was when we went down to dirt nationals in Pennsylvania, the points were really close between me and Brody Carsrud, we ended up tying for first place.

What advice do you have for the next group of drivers following behind you?
Do the best you can, don't give up and have fun.

What are your plans for the 2019 season? 
I will still be in my legend car racing all around the U.S the only thing that will be different is that I will be racing in the Semi-Pro division.

What does this championship mean to you? 
It means a lot we were working hard all year for this championship.

What was the biggest struggle you were able to overcome this season?
Having to make up all the homework I got for missing so much school.

Who would you like to thank?
First off, I would like to thank GNL, Tim Brockhouse, Doug Kelly, Baiden Heskett for all the work they did on both cars this season. I would also like to give a big thanks to Tony Brockhouse for fixing the car every single week and helping us out at the tracks. I would like to thank my dad for driving me to every track we went to, my mom for letting me do this sport, my brother for helping with the car, and last but not least my sister for coming to the races and supporting me every week.


RSVP for the 2018 Championship Banquet here! 

Next Monday: Tye Wilke, Dirt Oval Semi-Pro Champion! 

See the full list of 2018 award winners here