Area residents rev up to staff NHRA event each August
When the NHRA Nationals come to Brainerd International Raceway (BIR) each August, some lakes area residents head on down the highway to avoid the traffic and influx of race fans.
But more than 300 local residents hightail it straight to the track, ready to be put to work. Their reasons for working the busy race weekend at the track vary, but all cite the fun they have.
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