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Pallbearers accompany the casket of driver John Schulz after his funeral Thursday at Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo. Fellow Modifieds drivers and their cars line the pathway. Schulz died Saturday after an accident while racing at the speedway. Dave Wallis / The Forum

Hundreds turn out to pay tribute to Schulz at funeral at RRV Speedway

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Family and friends said goodbye to "Johnny 1-5" on Thursday.

A few hundred mourners attended the funeral of Fargo auto racer John A. Schulz at the Red River Valley Speedway's Hartl Ag Building.


Schulz, 47, was killed Saturday night while competing in the Modifieds feature race at RRVS. He was the fourth death at the speedway, and first since 35-year-old Greg Nogowski was killed in 1992.

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