The Next Big Sporting Trend Could Be Jetpack RacingThe U.S. company Jetpack Aviation says it's completed test flights to see how close two jetpacks can fly next to each other.
Father-Son Racing Duo Living Out Their Dream At Elko SpeedwayThe closest NASCAR Sprint Cup Series track is more than 400 miles away, the Chicagoland Speedway, but there's plenty of racing excitement to be had at one small Minnesota town.
Elko Speedway Races Into Its 50th YearElko Speedway is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The track has attracted racing legends like Jeff Gordon in years past. There will be dueling monster trucks, school bus racing, bull rides and a petting zoo for kids Saturday night at the "Eve of Destruction."
WCCO This Morning Team Races Beds For Charity"Register now for this one-of-a-kind event and help raise money for families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty! All proceeds benefit Bridging. Prizes are awarded for the fastest team, most money raised for Bucks for Bridging, and the best costumes!"
Cyclists Pledge To ‘Save The Velodrome’ In BlaineMinnesota cyclists are trying to save an aging track that's in need of repair. The National Sports Center Velodrome has hosted several national championships, along with the 1992 Olympic trials. But the years have taken their toll on the outdoor track. When it first opened, engineers estimated it would last about 20 years in Minnesota's harsh climate. That was 25 years ago.
10 Sports Pilgrimages Every Guy Should Make Once In His LifeWhich sports events are worth planning a vacation around? Check out these ten sports happenings every guy should make a trip for.
Finding Minnesota: High-Speed Racing On Frozen LakesAt a time when most drivers become more cautious and more attentive to their brakes, there are others who prefer to hit the gas. They're the ones who create race tracks on frozen lakes so they can take slippery turns over and over again.
Lindsey Vonn Crashes While Prepping For Return To Racing Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn has crashed while training ahead of her return to racing following major knee surgery.
Canterbury Park Breaks Season RecordCelebrating a resurgence of racing, Canterbury Park wrapped up one of its most successful seasons in its colorful history. Over the course of 69 days, attendance and handle, which is the amount of money bet on Canterbury races, rose to the highest levels since 1995.
Finding Minnesota: Dog Sled Racing In Cass CountyIn the simple beauty of the winter woods is heard a chorus of canines. Sharp barks and harmonious howls signal a kennel of sled dogs nearby and ready to run.
Ice Boaters Race On Lake PepinWarm temperatures and last night's rain didn't make ideal conditions for the World Cup ice boating competition on Lake Pepin Wednesday. But racers from eight different countries say they're happy to find any good piece of ice this winter.
Tryout Sunday To Qualify For Red Bull Crashed IceInterested in fighting off opponents while skating 40 mph downhill on an ice-coated race track outside the Cathedral in St. Paul?
Pumpkin Boat Racing On The St. Croix RiverWhen we think about pumpkins, most of us think about Halloween. But when these next people think about pumpkins, they think about boats -- they grow 'em that big.
Following Danica Patrick: Virginia 529 College Savings 250The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn't Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly. Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.
Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At AtlantaFor the last time on the circuit, Danica Patrick turned her first laps at a track. Atlanta Motor Speedway is a “cookie cutter” 1.5 mile track, similar to Texas and Charlotte, tracks where Patrick has already been.