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Brainerd International Raceway

January 27, 2019
Costco sells the DJI Mavic Air unmanned aerial vehicle or drone like the ones owned and used by Crow Wing County to fight fires, rescue people from the water and more. Submitted photo
Tech Savvy: Drones to the rescue
January 27, 2019 - 5:00am
January 25, 2019
Motorists urged to use caution on Highway 371 Jan. 26, during Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake
January 25, 2019 - 5:00am
January 11, 2019
Screen grab from https://www.brainerdraceway.comb.
Auto Racing: The 2019 season will be 'business as usual' at BIR despite losing one of its owners
January 11, 2019 - 5:00am
November 13, 2018
Jed Copham (center) speaks on stage during the NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals in 2018 alongside his wife, Kristi, and son Ayden. Copham was receiving recognition for the 50th anniversary of the track. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
UPDATE: NHRA honors BIR owner Jed Copham's memory - Dead at 46, Copham was innovator at race track, association president says
November 13, 2018 - 10:16am
November 12, 2018
Jed Copham. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
November 12, 2018 - 2:43pm
September 17, 2018
Race fans cheer as packs of turbo-charged cars roar by during twilight drifting Saturday, Sept. 15, as part of  the MAP Proving Grounds at Brainerd International Raceway. The twilight drifting event was a special feature during a weekend of racing at the track. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video play button
Twilight Drifting
September 17, 2018 - 5:00am
September 7, 2018
Nathan Olson launches his Camaro from the starting line at Brainerd International Raceway last weekend on his way to winning three races during the Muscle Car Shootout. Submitted photo
Auto Racing: Olson gets trifecta, Schmidt breaks 5 seconds during Muscle Car Shootout at BIR
September 7, 2018 - 7:00am
September 1, 2018
Racing: Muscle cars, Superbikes on stage during Muscle Car Shootout this weekend at BIR
September 1, 2018 - 1:30am
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
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
Calendar of events: Aug. 16-26, 2018
August 16, 2018 - 4:30am
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
Screen grab from https://www.nhra.com/schedule/2018/nhra-mello-yello-drag-racing-series/lucas-oil-nhra-nationals
Get Ready: Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals
August 13, 2018 - 2:23pm
Leah Pritchett
NHRA: Pritchett looking for another near-perfect BIR
August 13, 2018 - 1:08pm