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Leah Pritchett burns down the racetrack in an event earlier this season. The Papa John's Dragster driver is just 89 points out of the lead in the Top Fuel standings heading into the Aug. 18-20 Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.
NHRA: Pritchett enjoying a magical season
6 hours 42 min ago
Racing: Larson, Vandeventer, Line among Thunder at the Lakes winners
8 hours 42 min ago
Funny Car driver Jack Beckman will be one of four NHRA drivers signing autographs in Brainerd and Baxter Thursday, Aug. 17. Submitted photo
NHRA: NHRA stars schedule 2 autograph sessions Thursday
15 hours 41 min ago
August 16, 2017
LE Tonglet and his Nitro Fish Racing Suzuki are coming to Brainerd with five victories already. Tonglet is looking for his first BIR victory since 2011.
NHRA: Tonglet eyeing a return trip to BIR winner's circle
August 16, 2017 - 9:00am
August 15, 2017
Ron Capps and his NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger enter the Aug. 18-20 Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway with the Funny Car points lead.
NHRA: Capps cornering the market on wins
August 15, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 14, 2017
NHRA: Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Facts
August 14, 2017 - 9:00am
Drew Skillman and his Ray Skillman Chevrolet Camaro barrel down the drag strip earlier this season. Skillman is the defending Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Pro Stock champion.
NHRA: Pro Stock's Skillman set to defend his title
August 14, 2017 - 8:00am
August 12, 2017
NHRA: Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Facts
August 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
Brittany Force screams down the drag strip in her Monster Energy Top Fuel Dragster earlier this season. Force returns to Brainerd International Raceway Aug. 18-20 as the defending Lucas Oil NHRA Top Fuel Champion.
NHRA: There's a new Force looking to defend at BIR
August 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 11, 2017
Brian Anthony burns out during last year's Thunder at the Lakes at Brainerd International Raceway.
Racing: Thunder at the Lakes kicks off MegaWeek
August 11, 2017 - 6:00am
August 9, 2017
Racing: BIR to host Thunder at the Lakes
August 9, 2017 - 5:30am
July 27, 2017
Racing: Carlson BIR's 2017 King of Track
July 27, 2017 - 5:30am
July 21, 2017
Alex Bowman, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, takes part in pre-race ceremonies for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2017 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images
NASCAR: Hendrick makes right choice in picking Bowman
July 21, 2017 - 7:00am
July 20, 2017
Racing: King of Track title on the line at BIR
July 20, 2017 - 7:00am
July 18, 2017
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Office Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Overton's 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 16, 2017 in Loudon, New Hampshire. Photo by Chris Trotman / Getty Images
NASCAR: Ratings aside, stage racing again takes center stage
July 18, 2017 - 4:00pm