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August 25, 2018
Drag Racing: BIR racers hoist Wally Trophies during NHRA Nationals
August 25, 2018 - 8:00am
August 20, 2018
Top Fuel driver Billy Torrence's crew celebrates at the starting line after Torrence's first career win Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery
Racing: Elder Torrence steals spotlight at Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals
August 20, 2018 - 8:44am
August 18, 2018
Antron Brown (far lane) drove his Top Fuel dragster to top qualifying spot with a 3.789 and reaching 325.45 mph Friday, Aug. 17, of the 37th Annual NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Gallery
Racing: 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals; Smith breaks track speed record
August 18, 2018 - 11:00am
August 17, 2018
NHRA Photo Minnesota's home-grown Summit Racing team of Greg Anderson (Duluth) and Jason Line (Wright) look to defend home turf when the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals rolls into Brainerd International Raceway.
NHRA: Anderson, Line having odd seasons in Pro Stock
August 17, 2018 - 10:00am
Chaplin Russ Elzy, Racers for Christ, mingles among the racers Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Brainerd International Raceway. A racer himself, he moves from car to car offering his support  to the racers. He remembers the old days at Brainerd International Raceway, which is now celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
50 years of family: Racers, spectators celebrate brotherhood at BIR's 50th anniversary
August 17, 2018 - 5:00am
August 16, 2018
Courtney Force and the Advanced Auto Parts Chevy Camaro SS team will rev into action Aug. 17-29 at Brainerd International Raceway for the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. Submitted photo / NHRA
NHRA: Courtney Force hoping to mimic her dad's success at BIR
August 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
August 15, 2018
NHRA: NHRA's hottest driver hoping to get hotter at BIR
August 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
August 14, 2018
Jerry Savoie waits to speed down a drag strip earlier this season. The NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle driver will attempt to defend his title Friday through Sunday Aug. 17-19 when the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals hits Brainerd International Raceway. NHRA Photo
NHRA: Savoie ready to regain winning ways at BIR
August 14, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 13, 2018
Leah Pritchett
NHRA: Pritchett looking for another near-perfect BIR
August 13, 2018 - 1:08pm
June 27, 2018
Rick Schmidt burns his tires before hitting a 6.020 run in the Memorial Day Weekend event at Brainerd International Raceway. Submitted photo.
Drag Racing: Show and Go set for this weekend
June 27, 2018 - 3:00am
August 21, 2017
Top Fuel dragster winner Leah Pritchett (left) and Funny Car winner Alexis DeJoria made history Sunday after both women won their classes at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. It was the first time in the history of the sport two women shared the winner’s stage in the nitro fuel category. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Gallery
Drag Racing: Pritchett and Dejoria make history at BIR
August 21, 2017 - 4:00am
August 19, 2017
Leah Pritchett (near lane) drove her Top Fuel dragster Friday to a world record with the lowest elapsed time ever, with 3.640 seconds running at 331.53 mph. The record occurred in the second round of Top Fuel qualifying during the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. In the far lane is Steve Torrence. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Drag Racing: Record-setting day at BIR
August 19, 2017 - 6:00am
August 17, 2017
DispatchCast: NHRA at BIR - Past and Present
August 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
August 14, 2017
NHRA: Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Facts
August 14, 2017 - 9:00am
August 12, 2017
NHRA: Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Facts
August 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
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