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July 16, 2018
Stock Car Racing: Fletcher rebounds for win
BARROWS—Rebounding from a second-place finish July 7, Modified driver Shawn Fletcher returned to the winners stand Saturday, July 14 with a win in the 15-lap feature event at North Central Speedway. Fletcher finished in front of Justin Jones and Billy Kendall III. With the win,...
July 16, 2018 - 6:30am
July 14, 2018
Truex Jr. in control in repeat win at Kentucky
SPARTA, Ky. — For the second year in a row on Saturday night, July 14, Martin Truex Jr. turned in a dominating performance to win the Monster...
July 14, 2018 - 11:02pm
Motorsports: BIR to crown new king of the Track July 21
The coveted title of King of the Track is up for grabs next weekend during Brainerd International Raceway's Bracket Drag Racing Series. Fourteen of the best drag racers who compete in BIR's Bracket Drag Racing Series will square off July 21 for the chance to hoist a Wally trophy,...
July 14, 2018 - 1:30pm
July 12, 2018
Motorsports: Roehrs takes super pro points lead
There wasn't much doubt that Steve Roehrs showed up last weekend ready to take care of business on the Brainerd International Raceway's drag strip. With 73 racers registered Saturday in the Super Pro class of the Bracket Drag Racing Series, Roehrs' first-round win started with a reaction...
July 12, 2018 - 7:30am
July 11, 2018
NHRA: Lucas Oil Products renews sponsorship of Lucas Oil NHRA Natonals in Brainerd
Lucas Oil Products has renewed its long-standing sponsorship of the annual NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Brainerd International...
July 11, 2018 - 11:00am
July 9, 2018
Stock Car Racing: Schilling breaks through for first career win
BARROWS—Lance Schilling has been driving his modified car for just three short years, and he broke through Saturday night, winning his first belt on WWE night in the 20-lap feature race at North Central Speedway. It was Shilling's first career win and his first night racing...
July 9, 2018 - 2:30am
July 7, 2018
Jones snatches 1st Cup win in crash-filled race at Daytona
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Erik Jones made a mad dash to the finish on another restart to snatch victory in a crash-filled Coke Sugar 400 on...
July 7, 2018 - 10:47pm
July 1, 2018
Busch edges Larson after bump in thrilling final lap
JOLIET, Ill. — Like two boxers in the final round of a closely contested slugfest, Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson traded hard shots on the...
July 1, 2018 - 7:09pm
June 27, 2018
Drag Racing: Show and Go set for this weekend
More than 300 show-ready muscle cars will be on the dragstrip this weekend at Brainerd International Raceway (BIR) while the Sports Car Club...
June 27, 2018 - 3:00am
June 24, 2018
Bluff propels Martin Truex Jr. to victory at Sonoma
SONOMA, Calif.—Using a contrarian strategy that included bluffing Kevin Harvick onto pit road earlier than planned in the final stage of...
June 24, 2018 - 9:34pm
June 16, 2018
Teen girl wows speedway crowd by playing national anthem, then racing her car
WEST FARGO, N.D. — Gwen Sailer is a thrill-seeker, and the evidence is wrapped around her right wrist. Already this summer, the 15-year-old...
June 16, 2018 - 3:55pm
June 14, 2018
Racing: Wet & Wild Weekend offers trifecta of racing at BIR
Combine Superbike racing, drag racing and watercross and you get a Wet & Wild Weekend at Brainerd International Raceway. Fans will be treated...
June 14, 2018 - 6:00am
June 3, 2018
Truex tops Pocono field for second victory of season
LONG POND, Pa. — The three best drivers so far this season were in the hunt Sunday, June 3, at Pocono Raceway, but it was Martin Truex...
June 3, 2018 - 5:09pm
May 19, 2018
Harvick continues strong NASCAR season with All-Star win
CONCORD, N.C.—Kevin Harvick has dominated NASCAR this season, and there was no reason to think he wouldn't do it again at Saturday night's All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. On a restart with two laps to go, Harvick chose the outside lane, and the help of Ford stablemate...
May 19, 2018 - 10:50pm
May 7, 2018
Stock Car Racing: Cautions abound on opening night
BARROWS—Caution flags and close finishes were in vogue Saturday night at the season opener at North Central Speedway. Timothy Gonska, Jake...
May 7, 2018 - 4:30am