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June 6, 2017
First-time winners crowned at Bemidji Speedway (photo gallery)
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Speedway held its second weekend of racing on Sunday, June 4, with a nearly packed grandstand and more than 70 cars in attendance....
June 6, 2017 - 8:41am
June 3, 2017
Bemidji drag racer wins at Brainerd
BRAINERD -- Mike Hammerstrom of Bemidji won his drag racing event last weekend at Brainerd International Raceway. Hammerstrom, who drives a 1965 Ford Mustang, beat Mark Angier in the finals of the 10.50 Index class last Sunday during the 9th Annual Street Car Showdown. He won with...
June 3, 2017 - 10:18pm
May 31, 2017
SPEEDWAY: Racing continues on Memorial Day
BEMIDJI -- The second of the two-day Memorial Day weekend races at Bemidji Speedway was held Monday under cool and cloudy conditions. Once again...
May 31, 2017 - 9:46am
May 30, 2017
Start your engines: Racing season begins at Bemidji Speedway
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Speedway Memorial Day weekend special got off to a great start on Sunday, with 94 racers on hand to race. The track...
May 30, 2017 - 9:37am
May 24, 2017
A family tradition: Three generations of racers still competing at Bemidji Speedway
BEMIDJI -- The year was 1962. Eighteen-year-old Gordie Lancaster climbed into his first stock car and raced his first race. That was 55 years...
May 24, 2017 - 9:19pm
May 20, 2017
AUTO RACING: Racing season kicks off with auto show
BEMIDJI -- The long wait is over. All the planning, building, preparing and talking is done. The 2017 racing season at Bemidji officially kicked...
May 20, 2017 - 6:36pm
March 13, 2017
AUTO RACING: Ice racers make child's wish come true
LAPORTE—The words of 2 Timothy 4:7 seemed very fitting to describe the events that took place Sunday during the final race of the 2017...
March 13, 2017 - 6:40pm
March 5, 2017
Keselowski gets win at Atlanta Motor Speedway
HAMPTON, Ga.—Brad Keselowski gave Ford its second win two races into the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series season on Sunday in the Folds of Honor...
March 5, 2017 - 9:46pm
February 7, 2017
Ice racers take to the track
LAPORTE—It may have been Super Bowl Sunday, for most but for the Garfield Lake Ice Racers it was race day. The racers took to the ice track...
February 7, 2017 - 10:20am
January 16, 2017
AUTO RACING: Garfield Lake Ice Racing opened Sunday
LAPORTE -- The Garfield Lake Ice Racers opened their season on Sunday with beautiful weather, a great crowd of fans and excellent track conditions....
January 16, 2017 - 10:18pm
December 5, 2016
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
The final curtain on the 2016 racing season at Bemidji Speedway closed Saturday night at the 2016 Bemidji Speedway Awards Banquet. The gala...
December 5, 2016 - 10:12pm
October 21, 2016
AUTO RACING: Leeper named Rookie of the Year
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji’s Kade Leeper, 15, has been named 2016 Wissota Pure Stock Rookie of the Year at Grand Rapids Speedway. But that’s just...
October 21, 2016 - 9:14am
September 26, 2016
37th Annual Paul Bunyan Stampede cut short by rain (PHOTO GALLERY)
BEMIDJI -- They came from all areas of the Midwest and Canada. They came with their haulers, their fans and, of course, their race cars to race...
September 26, 2016 - 5:56pm
August 29, 2016
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway wraps up track championship season
BEMIDJI — Bemidji Speedway held its track championships Sunday night, with champions decided in all seven classes. A total of fourteen heat...
August 29, 2016 - 10:37pm
August 22, 2016
AUTO RACING: Clean sweeps, crashes highlight Bemidji Speedway races
BEMIDJI — Bemidji Speedway hosted the Bemidji Boys and Girls Club members on Sunday night. Picture-perfect weather brought out a fine crowd...
August 22, 2016 - 10:26pm