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August 14, 2017
NHRA: Pro Stock's Skillman set to defend his title
Drew Skillman is smoking. With three wins in the last four events, the driver of the Ray Skillman Chevrolet Camaro is the hottest driver in...
August 14, 2017 - 8:00am
August 12, 2017
NHRA: Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Facts
WHAT: 36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, the 17th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories - Top...
August 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
NHRA: There's a new Force looking to defend at BIR
Brittany Force has four career wins and Brainerd International Raceway happens to be the spot of one of those. Force qualified third at last...
August 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 11, 2017
Racing: Thunder at the Lakes kicks off MegaWeek
When the gates opened Thursday for Brainerd International Raceway's Thunder at the Lakes, it marked the start of "12 Days of Drag Racing" that...
August 11, 2017 - 6:00am
August 9, 2017
Racing: BIR to host Thunder at the Lakes
Brainerd International Raceway will host the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series West Central Division for Thunder at the Lakes August 11- 13.
August 9, 2017 - 5:30am
July 30, 2017
Busch takes Overton 400 for first 2017 win
LONG POND, Pa.—Kyle Busch claimed his first NASCAR Cup Series win of 2017 and broke a winless streak that lasted just over a year with...
July 30, 2017 - 7:05pm
July 27, 2017
Racing: Carlson BIR's 2017 King of Track
Shawn Carlson outlasted the top drag racers in Brainerd International Raceway's Bracket Drag Racing Series last Sunday to win the coveted title of King of the Track and take home a Wally trophy—the first in his drag racing career. Carlson's the first to admit he's kind of an...
July 27, 2017 - 5:30am
July 23, 2017
Kahne records first NASCAR Cup Series win since 2014
SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Kasey Kahne claimed his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win since 2014 and snapped a 102-race losing streak with...
July 23, 2017 - 9:16pm
July 21, 2017
NASCAR: Hendrick makes right choice in picking Bowman
The makeover of NASCAR's premier Cup category is just about complete. The addition of Alex Bowman to the mix in a Hendrick Motorsports Chevy...
July 21, 2017 - 7:00am
July 20, 2017
Racing: King of Track title on the line at BIR
For the last year, Brian Johnson has had the title of King of the Track at Brainerd International Raceway. That may or may not change this weekend. Saturday is the annual King of the Track drag race at BIR, where the top racers in the Bracket Drag Racing Series are paired up and battle...
July 20, 2017 - 7:00am
July 18, 2017
NASCAR: Ratings aside, stage racing again takes center stage
Those lapsed NASCAR fans who don't like this year's new stage racing and championship points system are going to miss an interesting final showdown...
July 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
Racing: Hot Viehauser wins again
Patient drivers are sometimes the most successful and AJ Viehauser has practiced that in his first two months of his Modified racing career. The concept paid off Saturday as he drove to his second victory of the season at North Central Speedway. Starting on the third row, Viehauser,...
July 18, 2017 - 10:30am
July 14, 2017
Racing: Lundberg takes double win in 4th bracket weekend
With the first half of the season in the books, drivers in Brainerd International Raceway's Bracket Drag Racing Series reloaded for the second half, entering the fourth of six weekends Saturday with a series championship, prize money or upsets on their minds.
July 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 10, 2017
NASCAR: Truex dominating on NASCAR's stage(s)
Does NASCAR have a new version of Cale Yarborough on its hands in the form of Martin Truex Jr.? Back in the days when he won three straight championships...
July 10, 2017 - 2:30pm
Stock Car Racing: Funt honors deceased father Dean with win
BARROWS—With his father Dean on his mind, Mod 4 driver Chad Funt got an emotional feature win Saturday at North Central Speedway. Dean Funt was well known at the speedway and drivers paused with their engines off and pole position empty to honor Dean, who died last week. Chad...
July 10, 2017 - 9:30am