Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals: Superfans live for the Nationals
Look up the definition of fan and you’ll find, “an enthusiastic devotee (as of a sport or performing art), usually a spectator.”
For two die-hard drag racing buffs at Brainerd International Raceway that definition doesn’t quite do them justice.
The word “superfan” best applies.
Tony Olinyk of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Bruce Miller of Maple Grove are both 54-year-old race lovers who have barely missed a Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at BIR since 1982.
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