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Brainerd International Raceway
September 17, 2018
Twilight drifting was a special event Saturday, Sept. 15, during the Modern Automotive Performance Proving Grounds 2.0 weekend at Brainerd International...
September 17, 2018 - 5:00am
September 7, 2018
Auto Racing: Olson gets trifecta, Schmidt breaks 5 seconds during Muscle Car Shootout at BIR
Nathan Olson had a rare trifecta win and Rick Schmidt broke the five-second mark to cap off a crazy weekend of drag racing for 450 cars entered...
September 7, 2018 - 7:00am
September 1, 2018
Racing: Muscle cars, Superbikes on stage during Muscle Car Shootout this weekend at BIR
For three decades, Brainerd International Raceway has ushered out summer with a bang Labor Day weekend. This year will be no different. The 30th annual GSTA Muscle Car Shootout started Friday, Aug. 31, with huge horsepower on the drag strip and high-flying Superbike racing on the...
September 1, 2018 - 1:30am
August 25, 2018
Drag Racing: BIR racers hoist Wally Trophies during NHRA Nationals
Some of the best Sportsman drag racers in the country converged on Brainerd International Raceway Aug. 16-19 during the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals...
August 25, 2018 - 8:00am
August 21, 2018
Racing: Passion for racing drives Copham's ownership
Fans attending the 2006 Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway were treated to an upset by Brandon Bernstein over Tony Schumacher...
August 21, 2018 - 1:00pm
August 20, 2018
Racing: Elder Torrence steals spotlight at Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals
A career first, and a first-time team finals appearance, highlighted the finals of the 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Sunday, Aug. 19,...
August 20, 2018 - 8:44am
August 18, 2018
Racing: 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals; Smith breaks track speed record
Pro Stock Motorcycle driver Matt Smith set a track speed record, and Top Fuel driver Antron Brown clinched a spot in the Countdown to the Championship...
August 18, 2018 - 11:00am
August 17, 2018
NHRA: Anderson, Line having odd seasons in Pro Stock
Neither Greg Anderson nor Jason Line is happy with their season to date. Considering they are at different spectrums in the NHRA Pro Stock top...
August 17, 2018 - 10:00am
50 years of family: Racers, spectators celebrate brotherhood at BIR's 50th anniversary
Down in the Brainerd International Raceway staging area, there was a sight of such contrast—Russ Elzy, soft-spoken and easygoing as he...
August 17, 2018 - 5:00am
August 16, 2018
NHRA: Courtney Force hoping to mimic her dad's success at BIR
Courtney Force Ride: Advance Auto Parts Chevy Camaro SS Crew chief: Danny Hood Hometown: Yorba Linda, Calif. Last year at BIR: Advanced to quarterfinal...
August 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
August 15, 2018
NHRA: NHRA's hottest driver hoping to get hotter at BIR
Steve Torrence is the winningest driver on the NHRA circuit over the last year and a half—except at Brainerd International Raceway. Torrence...
August 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
Expect increased congestion on Brainerd lakes area roadways Aug. 16-19
Motorists should plan for heavy traffic volumes and congestion on Highway 371 and other Brainerd lakes area roads Thursday, Aug. 16, through Sunday, Aug. 19. With some local roads closed for construction, and more than 100,000 visitors expected to attend the 37th annual Lucas Oil...
August 15, 2018 - 5:30am
August 14, 2018
NHRA: Savoie ready to regain winning ways at BIR
At 58 years old, it's not that Jerry Savoie doesn't care. He just doesn't care about what others think. The White Alligator Racing Suzuki...
August 14, 2018 - 3:00pm
Racing: Roe reflects on key events while general manager at BIR
In the 50-year history of Brainerd International Raceway, 1973 may have been the darkest. However, it would also be the year that had the most...
August 14, 2018 - 8:00am
August 13, 2018
Get Ready: Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals
Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals WHAT: 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, the 17th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Drivers...
August 13, 2018 - 2:23pm