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An area is roped off Sunday in the pit of the Buffalo River Race Park in Glyndon, Minn., with a memorial for John Schulz, who was killed Saturday night in an accident during a feature race at Red River Valley Speedway. Schulz's normal spot in the pit area was left open as a tribute, Carrie Snyder / The Forum

Goodbye, 'Johnny 1-5'

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John Schulz's parking space in the Buffalo River Race Park pit area was empty for the first time in years Sunday. Metal stakes held up plastic ropes that outlined a perimeter of where Schulz's car would have parked. Flowers rested on a blue fuel drum inside the makeshift shrine with a handwritten poster dedicated to the driver friends called "Johnny 1-5."


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