Silver 1000 stock car racing is back at Halvor Lines Speedway in Proctor a year after COVID-19 hijacked Proctor’s signature event, considered the ancestor of Northland’s year-end invites.

This year’s Silver 1000 features Late Models racing for a minimum of $3,211 up for grabs and $311 to start, with various bonuses on offer.

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

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

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

After 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-day Labor Day shootout Saturday and Sunday.

Thursday hot laps start at 6:30 p.m. and races at 7 p.m. Grandstand tickets are $25 for ages 13 and up and $5 for ages 12 and under.

Championship night at Gondok Law Speedway in Superior was canceled Friday night due to wet conditions.

As a result, points 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.