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December 31, 2018
Brainerd International Raceway owner Jed Copham was remembered at a Nov. 17 candlelight vigil at BIR. The 46-year-old businessman who died Nov. 11 after a swimming accident in Florida. Dispatch file photo
2018 Top 10: No. 5 - BIR owner Jed Copham dies in boating accident
December 31, 2018 - 2:00pm
November 18, 2018
Kristi Copham, wife of late Brainerd International Raceway owner Jed Copham, lights the first candle during a candlelight vigil and memorial Saturday, Nov. 17, at the track. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Jed Copham memorialized at BIR after death
November 18, 2018 - 10:50pm
September 4, 2018
Super Stocks race Sunday, Sept. 2, at North Central Speedway during the Mighty Axe Nationals. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Stock Car Racing: Kendall III wins twice at Mighty Axe
September 4, 2018 - 7:00am
August 21, 2018
Jed and Kristi Copham with their son, Aiden, talk to fans Sunday, Aug. 19, before final eliminations in the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Racing: Passion for racing drives Copham's ownership
August 21, 2018 - 1:00pm
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
Stock Car Racing: Point titles in 2 classes to be decided in season finale
August 20, 2018 - 2:30am
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 14, 2018
Former Brainerd International Raceway General Manager Dick Roe (left), former Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and former BIR owner Jerry Hansen show a photo of the track in 1975. Submitted photo
Racing: Roe reflects on key events while general manager at BIR
August 14, 2018 - 8:00am
August 13, 2018
Stock Car Racing: Good luck motors Kendall to victory at NCS
August 13, 2018 - 4:30am
August 12, 2018
NASCAR Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick reacts after winning the Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday, Aug. 12. Mike DiNovo / USA TODAY Sports
Harvick prevails at Consumers Energy 400 for seventh victory
August 12, 2018 - 6:10pm
August 10, 2018
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Motorsports: Thunder at the Lakes brings country's top sportsman drag racers to BIR
August 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
(From left) Chris Hahn, Brady Adams and teacher Mike Shrode stand behind the engine they built and are now raffling off to raise money for the Sam Kelderman Technology and Engineering Scholarship. Michael Johnson / Forum News Service
Engine project helps raise funds in memory of late classmate
August 10, 2018 - 10:17am
August 5, 2018
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott (9) celebrates a win during the Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports
Elliott claims first career Cup win, holds off Truex at Watkins Glen
August 5, 2018 - 5:43pm
July 30, 2018
Stock Car Racing: Holtquist family tops Mod 4s
July 30, 2018 - 8:29am
July 29, 2018
NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Busch celebrates in victory lane after winning the Gander Outdoors 400 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, July 29. Matthew O'Haren / USA TODAY Sports
Kyle Busch prevails at Pocono for 6th win of season
July 29, 2018 - 6:21pm