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Brainerd International Raceway

July 7, 2018
Steve Brings lifts off from the starting line in the Pro ET class during a bracket drag race at Brainerd International Raceway earlier this season.
Racing: Bracket drag racers start second half of season at BIR
July 7, 2018 - 8:00am
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
June 14, 2018
Lakes Jam 2018 is the sixth annual iteration of the festival -- a series of open air performances by rock and country artists, including boogie rocker George Thorogood. Submitted Photo / George Thorogood and the Destroyers
Bad to the Bone: Thorogood to bring raw, unfiltered performance to 2018 Lakes Jam
June 14, 2018 - 8:00am
Joe Schellbach races in the Semi-Pro Oval class during the Wet and Wild Weekend at Brainerd International Raceway.
Racing: Wet & Wild Weekend offers trifecta of racing at BIR
June 14, 2018 - 6:00am
June 12, 2018
Authorities seize cocaine and handgun: Hutchinson man arrested
June 12, 2018 - 6:00am
May 25, 2018
A muscle car does a burnout at Brainerd International Raceway. Brainerd Dispatch file photo.
Racing: Street Car Showdown Memorial Day weekend at BIR
May 25, 2018 - 2:00am
January 4, 2018
Looking Back - Jan. 4, 2018
January 4, 2018 - 3:30am
November 15, 2017
George Thorogood and the Destroyers will be the Lakes Jam headliner for rock night on June 23, 2018. 
Photo // Thorogood's website
Lakes Jam announces lineup for 2018
November 15, 2017 - 1:21pm
September 7, 2017
Progress: Anderson Brothers - Building on history
September 7, 2017 - 10:30am
August 31, 2017
Bubba Romanyshyn, launching from the starting line during the PleasureLand RV Show and Go on the Fourth of July weekend, will battle Jake Delmonico for the Outlaw class championship Labor Day weekend at Brainerd International Raceway.
Racing: Labor Day reserved for Muscle Cars at BIR
August 31, 2017 - 9:00am
August 15, 2017
NHRA Nationals at BIR Aug. 17-20
August 15, 2017 - 4:30am
July 25, 2017
Pequot Lakes supermileage challenge class members Jahn Rabe, Conner Snyder, Ryan Visser, Joe Najjar, Tanner Wynn and Cooper Hiles. Submitted Photo
Pequot Lakes' supermileage competes at BIR
July 25, 2017 - 5:00am
July 20, 2017
Racing: King of Track title on the line at BIR
July 20, 2017 - 7:00am
July 2, 2017
Deb Shaw is embraced following the death of her husband Mel Shaw, a Trans Am driver who died Sunday in a crash at Brainerd International Raceway. This is the first fatality of a racer on the track in 16 years. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Driver dies in high-speed crash at BIR
July 2, 2017 - 9:28pm
June 30, 2017
Cranky Hank's Treasures features the inventory from Jo and Bill's Gifts. Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal
Business Roundup: Cranky Hank's, 46° North Adventure Company - Chameleon Cafe expands into commissary
June 30, 2017 - 5:00am