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August 19, 2017
Jason Line takes off from the starting line Saturday, Aug. 20, during a Pro-Stock qualifying round at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. (Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service)
Drag racing: Struggles continue for NHRA locals
August 19, 2017 - 8:41pm
August 18, 2017
Minnesota natives Greg Anderson (red) and Jason Line (blue) will be looking to have everyone seeing their white smoke when the Lucas Oil Nationals begin Friday at Brainerd International Raceway.
NHRA: Minnesota's own ready to roll at BIR
August 18, 2017 - 6:00am
Available now: Start your engines, Brainerd
August 18, 2017 - 5:30am
August 17, 2017
DispatchCast: NHRA at BIR - Past and Present
August 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
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
August 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
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
August 17, 2017 - 3:00am
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 21, 2016
Lucas Oil NHRA Top Fuel winner Brittany Force hugs a member of her crew at the top end of Brainerd International Raceway Sunday after beating Antron Brown in the final. Force's dragster motor broke before the end of the drag strip but was coasting fast enough to beat Brown. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)
NHRA: A perfect day brings imperfect racing
August 21, 2016 - 8:03pm
NHRA: Hagan earns No. 1 spot with world-record performance
August 21, 2016 - 11:39am
August 19, 2016
Del Worsham (far lane) drives his funny car to the No. 1 qualifying position with a low E.T. of 3.856 over Ron Capps in the near lane who qualified second with a low E.T. of 3.866 in Friday night qualifying at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)
NHRA: Racers find prime conditions for qualifying
August 19, 2016 - 10:51pm