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June 20, 2016
AUTO RACING: Fathers’ Day races a success at Speedway
BEMIDJI — Five new winners and a couple of repeat winners highlighted Father’s Day racing at Bemidji Speedway Sunday night. Weather conditions...
June 20, 2016 - 10:13pm
June 13, 2016
AUTO RACING: Sunday’s races rained out
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Speedway pits were full of cars on Sunday and fans were arriving but, to everyone’s dismay, the rain also arrived. Right at around the time the races were to start, the skies opened with the first shower. Then just minutes later, another, heavier shower...
June 13, 2016 - 10:28pm
AUTO RACING: Eighth-grader a Speedway fan favorite
BEMIDJI — Eighth-grader Nathan Sletto has quickly become a fan favorite in the Bemidji Speedway racing scene. Sletto, from Brandon, Minn., last year finished second to champion Kelly Steele in the Outlaw Mini Mod class. The 14-year-old has moved up into the Wissota Modified class,...
June 13, 2016 - 10:23pm
June 7, 2016
AUTO RACING: Speedway overcomes rain showers for solid day of racing
BEMIDJI — It was another fantastic night of racing at Bemidji Speedway on Sunday, with nearly 80 cars showing up for the second weekend of...
June 7, 2016 - 10:09am
June 4, 2016
AUTO RACING: Hammerstrom wins at Brainerd
BRAINERD — Bemidji’s Mike Hammerstrom won his drag racing class last weekend at Brainerd International Raceway. Hammerstrom, who drives a 1965 Mustang, defeated Lawrence Curtis of Bethel in the finals of the .50 Index class at the 8th Annual Street Car Showdown. He had a time...
June 4, 2016 - 10:27pm
May 31, 2016
AUTO RACING: Exciting races cap Memorial Day weekend
BEMIDJI — With clear skies, day two of the two-day Memorial Day Weekend races at Bemidji Speedway got off to an early start on Memorial Day....
May 31, 2016 - 11:31pm
May 30, 2016
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway opens 2016 season
BEMIDJI — Since September of last year, following the last race of the Stampede, drivers and fans have been waiting. After months of planning,...
May 30, 2016 - 6:42pm
May 27, 2016
Patience and perseverance: Bemidji racer Dean Eggebraaten finally getting his chance on the track
BEMIDJI — For Bemidji native Dean Eggebraaten, the dream of racing stock cars was just that: a dream. As a young boy, he watched his famous...
May 27, 2016 - 10:59pm
December 9, 2015
Bemidji Speedway holds awards banquet
BEMIDJI -- The 2015 racing season at Bemidji Speedway came to an official end on Saturday night at the Bemidji Eagles Club with the end-of-the-season...
December 9, 2015 - 11:03am
September 29, 2015
Racing season wraps up at Speedway with Paul Bunyan Stampede
BEMIDJI&mdash More than 120 cars filled the pit at the Bemidji Speedway this past weekend, as the 36th annual Paul Bunyan Stampede capped the...
September 29, 2015 - 9:19am
August 31, 2015
AUTO RACING: Good racing on final day of Bemidji Speedway
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Speedway points season came to an end Sunday night, with track championships held for each of eight classes of cars. With...
August 31, 2015 - 9:44pm
August 24, 2015
AUTO RACING: Sunday races canceled at Speedway
BEMIDJI — With a steady light rain falling on an already wet track, Bemidji Speedway cancelled all the races on Sunday. Drivers will have one last opportunity for Bemidji Speedway points at the Season Points Championships next Sunday for all classes, including the WISSOTA Modifieds...
August 24, 2015 - 10:31pm
August 17, 2015
AUTO RACING: Smith, Larson, Berg, Jonson, Schmidt all win at Bemidji Speedway on Sunday
BEMIDJI — The WISSOTA Modifieds joined the regular field of Minis, Outlaw Mini Mods and WISSOTA Pures, Mod Fours, Midwest Mods and Superstocks...
August 17, 2015 - 11:26pm
August 10, 2015
AUTO RACING: Kids’ Night features thrilling races Sunday
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Speedway held its second “Kid’s Night” of the summer racing season on Sunday night, with all kids 11-and-under...
August 10, 2015 - 10:14pm
July 13, 2015
Speedway dodges another rainout
BEMIDJI — Bemidji Speedway dodged yet another rainout and completed 13 feature races on Sunday. Finishing up the Midseason Championships from...
July 13, 2015 - 10:47pm