#CLASSICDRAGRACING: LOOKING BACK AT THE FIRST NHRA NATIONAL EVENT IN BRAINERD
The NHRA made Brainerd International Raceway a stop on the growing tour in 1982. In this rare video produced for ESPN in its earliest years of programming, you'll get to see the Top Fuel division as well as the Top Alcohol Dragsters. The NHRA was just starting to get a handle on its television programming, as you will see.
You'll see the legends of the sport, plus a couple of up-and-coming Hall of Famers. You will also see some sportsman racers who went on to legendary careers as well.