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August 22, 2016
Papa John visits BIR
With the slogan, "Better ingredients. Better pizza. Papa John's," John Schnatter, known to most worldwide as simply Papa John, has made his mark...
August 22, 2016 - 9:55pm
August 19, 2016
Persistence pays: Ambitious Crosby graduate now employed by NHRA racing team
An ambitious young Crosby-Ironton graduate wouldn't take no for an answer as he searched for the career opening that would lead him to success in the world of NHRA racing. "I got into cars early," said Justin Groat, who recalled the first time his dad took him to BIR at age 5, "I...
August 19, 2016 - 7:22pm
August 16, 2016
Camp Pallet burning it up at BIR
At first glance, people notice their huge stack of pallets and skid loader complemented by a mountainous pile of ash from the night before. Known...
August 16, 2016 - 8:54pm
June 30, 2016
Back to his roots: BIR owner Jed Copham races this weekend
While he is the owner of Brainerd International Raceway, Jed Copham's roots with the race track go back further—as a competitor. "Twenty-one...
June 30, 2016 - 8:27pm
June 27, 2016
"Bad Influence": Racing from the heart
Brainerd's hometown drag racer Greg Schmidt loves what he does. Racing is a way of life for the Schmidts, who are prepping for the 30th annual...
June 27, 2016 - 8:46am
June 23, 2016
RACING: Inspiring Ramsey man races watercross at BIR
Never one to back down from a challenge, Scott Martinson, a Ramsey man with paraplegia, dreamed of racing his own skipper in watercross drag...
June 23, 2016 - 10:11pm
September 25, 2015
Crow Wing County Board: Start your engines B.I.R. ... after 9 a.m.
The sounds of revving engines and screeching tires at Brainerd International Raceway are occurring too early and late in the day, a neighbor...
September 25, 2015 - 8:17pm
August 17, 2015
LUCAS OIL NHRA NATIONALS FACT SHEET
WHAT: 34th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, the 17th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle - earn points leading to 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships. WHERE:...
August 17, 2015 - 8:48pm
July 21, 2015
NHRA: Things heating up as Lucas Oil Nationals approaches
When the fastest motorsport on the planet charges into Brainerd International Raceway for the 34th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, Aug. 20-23, drivers and teams will be thinking about a lot more than illuminating the win light. They'll be thinking about getting into position to make...
July 21, 2015 - 8:53pm
July 17, 2015
Neighbors helping neighbors: Storm makes a tight-knit community even closer
Smoke filled the air and chain saws buzzed as a tight-knit seasonal community nestled along a strip of land between North Long Lake and Brainerd...
July 17, 2015 - 10:20pm
Supercell Aftermath: An altered landscape
A steady stream of trailers poured through Brainerd International Raceway Thursday without a race planned for the track. Instead truck beds...
July 17, 2015 - 9:07am
July 15, 2015
BIR opens doors to storm debris, plans giant bonfire
Brainerd International Raceway is accepting trees and brush Thursday from those in the Brainerd lakes area who received storm damage due to high winds that whipped through the area on Sunday. The free service is only from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, July 16. The raceway is just off Highway...
July 15, 2015 - 7:00pm
May 20, 2015
CLC students help Pine River High School racers
Central Lakes College Heavy Equipment Operation and Maintenance students Adam Nowak of Silver Lake (back left), and Nick Feela, of East Bethel...
May 20, 2015 - 10:06am
August 22, 2014
What's Up Outdoors: See you at the races
I have to admit over the last few years I have avoided the big Nationals weekend at BIR, with all the traffic and people we usually try to get...
August 22, 2014 - 10:37pm
August 18, 2014
Three injury crashes at BIR Saturday
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office responded to three personal injury crashes held during the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) races held this weekend at Brainerd International Raceway (BIR), 5523 Birchdale Road, Brainerd. All three incidents occurred Saturday. The first crash...
August 18, 2014 - 8:35pm