The Silver 1000 stock car race returns to Halvor Lines Speedway in Proctor a year after COVID-19 hijacked the signature event of Proctor, considered the granddaddy of Northland’s year-end invitations.

This year’s Silver 1000 features late model races for a minimum of $ 3,211 up for grabs and $ 311 to start with, with various bonuses offered.

Pat Doar (Late Models) and Ashley Anderson (Modifieds) are the reigning Silver 1000 champions via their wins in 2019.

This Silver 1000 is part of the Wissota Late Model Challenge series and pays well for late models, with $ 2,000 for the second, $ 1,700 for the third, and at least $ 1,000 through the seventh.

Darrell Nelson of Hermantown is the current series leader with 1,178 points, Jeffrey Massingill second with 1,126 points and John Kaanta third with 1,114 points.

Following Proctor, the Wissota Late Model Challenge Series heads to Grand Rapids Speedway for the Wissota Classic on Friday and culminates at Hibbing Raceway with the two Labor Day Days Saturday and Sunday.

Thursday’s hot laps start at 6:30 p.m. and races at 7:00 p.m. Grandstand tickets cost $ 25 for ages 13 and over and $ 5 for ages 12 and under.

Championship night at Superior’s Gondik Law Speedway was canceled Friday night due to wet conditions.

As a result, point leaders Derek Vesel (Late Models), Brandon Copp (Modifieds), Dave Flynn (Super Stocks), Ryan Savoy (Midwest Modifieds), Jared Akervik (Pure Stocks) and Tyler Schramm (Hornets) won the championships. of the season, undisputed.