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March 17, 2017
Announcer Quenton Smith and scorekeeper Jason Kaiser kept the 2017 Pinewood Derby running smoothly. (Submitted photo)
And they're off!: Cub Scouts from Detroit Lakes, Ogema race to the finish line in Pinewood Derby
March 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
Tye Wilke of Detroit Lakes is a 12-year-old racer making a name for himself running Legend cards after a successful five-year run racing Go-Karts. Submitted photo
Wilke revved up for race season
February 17, 2017 - 12:22pm
January 15, 2017
The specialized sleds used in the outlaw category at the Minnesota State Ice Drag Championships routinely reach speeds in excess of 150 mph. (Submitted photo)
Ice in their veins: sleds will reach over 150 mph at state championships in DL
January 15, 2017 - 6:00am
June 22, 2016
At the start of each race heat, the handlers of participating boats (with the driver inside the safety capsule), would push and pull them into place on the starting line, located along the beach in front of the Detroit Lakes Holiday Inn. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Vicki Gerdes
Photo Gallery: Tenth annual ‘Quake the Lake’ brings big weekend crowd to Big Detroit
June 22, 2016 - 10:19am
February 14, 2016
Danny Steinmetz has been racing snowmobiles ever since he can remember. Last month, he set a record in Detroit Lakes when he was clocked going 155.29 miles per hour, covering 60 feet in 1.029 seconds. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Nathan Bowe
Need for speed
February 14, 2016 - 5:50am
January 20, 2016
This snowmobile owned by Jeff Ratzlaff, right, was used to set the speed record. At left is club president Clint Holst. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Nathan Bowe
Snowmobile speed record set in DL
January 20, 2016 - 8:43am
January 15, 2016
This high powered snowmobile owned by Jeff Ratzlaff, right, may break the 1/8th mile speed record in DL. With him is Clint Holst, president of the Northern Drag Racing Series. The $50,000 sled was parked in the Holiday Inn bar Thursday for viewing. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Nathan Bowe
Specially-made sled may break record in DL
January 15, 2016 - 3:34pm
January 13, 2016
More than 300 people showed up last year to watch snowmobile drag races on Detroit Lake. They will be held starting at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday near Zorbaz. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Brian Basham
Ice drag races on Little Detroit Lake this weekend
January 13, 2016 - 11:24am
December 16, 2015
The D-Team practices Saturdays at Detroit Mountain. SUBMITTED PHOTOplay button
Youth downhill racing team forms
December 16, 2015 - 11:11am
September 9, 2015
SCOTT KYLANDER-JOHNSON (16) leads a pack of riders through the early portion of the trail at Saturday’s Laddies Loppet. Robert Williams/DL Newspapers
Maplelag hosts 25th annual Laddies Loppet
September 9, 2015 - 10:28am
September 2, 2015
Subaru Rally Team driver David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew take a corner on a dusty road during Saturday’s racing in the Ojibwe Forests Rally. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Brian Basham
Ojibwe Forests Rally blazes through Detroit Lakes
September 2, 2015 - 10:57am
August 22, 2015
The Ojibwe Forests Rally runs from Aug. 27-29. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Brian Basham
Ojibwe Road Rally is this week
August 22, 2015 - 5:35am
June 16, 2015
COLBY OLSON of Detroit Lakes led the entire race from pole to finish of his 206-class sprint Monday at Red River Kart Club in West Fargo. Robert Williams/DL Newspapers
Local kids punching throttles at Red River Kart Club
June 16, 2015 - 2:47pm
April 29, 2015
Gary Mosher converted a shed into his loft, but is currently building a new home for his pigeons. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Locals fancy the art of pigeon raising, racing
April 29, 2015 - 4:27pm
February 9, 2015
Brennen Sather picked up three victories at the Winter Spectacular races in Alexandria. Submitted photo
Sather repeats at Winter Spectacular
February 9, 2015 - 11:10am