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Gordie Lancaster has been racing stock cars for 50 years. Sunday night the Bemidji Speedway officials honored him with a plaque. Among the many former racers who joined him for a celebration photo were Tim Carlson, Jay Seitz (representing John Seitz), Ron Olafson, Jim Kobe, Ted Carlson, Mike MacAdams, Gordie Lancaster, Dick Jacobson, Fred Halvorson, Jerry Davis, Dale Lindell and Sam Jessness. Dennis Peterson | Special to the Pioneer

Bemidji Raceway fans, officials, drivers honor Gordie Lancaster


BEMIDJI - It was incredibly hot and humid Sunday night at Bemidji Speedway but it was also a very special night for the fans and racers.

Bemidji Speedway officials recognized Gordie Lancaster, a legend in the sport of stock car racing. Many former racers gathered on track track to honor Lancaster and his 50 years of racing. Promoter/racer Tonja Stranger presented Lancaster with a picture plaque representing the 50 years. Lancaster currently is racing in the Super Stock class.

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