Alexandria. MN - the prestigious Mod Nationals event returned to Viking Speedway over July 4th with a 2 day show. They kicked off the weekend with heat races where Dan caught the leader with two laps to go. Coming out of corner four Dan got a strong run and the two drivers were nose to nose at the finish line, he charged to the end but ended up second, he really put on a show. Dan started 14th in the qualifying feature which lined up the field for the Sunday's race. Coming from 14th to finish 7th Dan earned himself a solid starting position for the $11,000 to win big show. Unfortunately mother nature won on Sunday leaving the racers to finish 55 out of 70 laps on Thursday October 8th.