Racing

Brainerd is home to the Midwest’s largest racetrack, Brainerd International Raceway, which hosts the best drag racers on the planet each August during the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. From May through October, BIR hosts a range of racing events, such as the Thunder at the Lakes NHRA Divisional Race, Trans Am Series, Muscle Car Series drag racing, SCCA’s Harvey West Classic, Central Roadracing Association Superbike Racing, IWA Watercross racing and much more. Nearly every weekend you will find racing events at Brainerd International Raceway. There are plenty of opportunities for you to get behind the wheel as well, including the Wednesday Night Drags – Street Legal Style program and the BIR Performance Driving School.

Events Calendar - Racing

Saturday Jul 29, 2017 - Sunday Jul 30, 2017
Crosby
Powerboat Races ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Aug 4, 2017 - Sunday Aug 6, 2017
Brainerd
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Saturday Aug 5, 2017
Brainerd
early 5,000 little rubber duckies will launch at 1 p.m. on Aug. 5th from the Laurel Street Bridge for Big Bill$ Lil' Rubber Duckie Race. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Racing
Monday Aug 7, 2017
Baxter
Here's the chance you've been waiting for. Your heart beats faster. You grab the steering wheel in anticipation. Driving will never be the same again. Welcome to the BIR Performance Driving School. ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Aug 11, 2017 - Sunday Aug 13, 2017
Brainerd
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Thursday Aug 17, 2017 - Sunday Aug 20, 2017
Brainerd
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday Aug 25, 2017 - Sunday Aug 27, 2017
Brainerd
Whether you?re a motorcycle racing enthusiast or not, CRA Superbike Racing is about as intense as it gets. Nothing replaces the sound of bikes screaming around the track and battling for position ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Monday Aug 28, 2017
Brainerd
Here's the chance you've been waiting for. Your heart beats faster. You grab the steering wheel in anticipation. Driving will never be the same again. Welcome to the BIR Performance Driving School. ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Tuesday Aug 29, 2017
Brainerd
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Wednesday Aug 30, 2017
Brainerd
If you've ever wondered what it's like to race your own car on a championship drag strip, or if you'd like to know how to get into competitive drag racing, here's your chance. The Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is the perfect way to either test the waters of competitive drag racing or just have some fun with your buddies ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Sep 1, 2017 - Sunday Sep 3, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Wednesday Sep 6, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday Sep 8, 2017 - Sunday Sep 10, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Monday Sep 11, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday Sep 22, 2017 - Sunday Sep 24, 2017
Whether you're a motorcycle racing enthusiast or not, CRA Superbike Racing is about as intense as it gets. Nothing replaces the sound of bikes screaming around the track and battling for position ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Sep 22, 2017 - Sunday Sep 24, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Monday Sep 25, 2017
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Categories: Recreation, Racing
Friday Sep 29, 2017 - Sunday Oct 1, 2017
Brainerd
Brainerd International Raceway's Bracket Drag Racing Series features some of the best amateur drag racing in the country as 250+ drag racers compete in 10 different classes ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Saturday Oct 7, 2017
Crosby
Teravail Oremageddon Mountain Bike Race ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Recreation, Family Activity, Racing, Health & Wellness
Monday Oct 9, 2017
Brainerd
Here's the chance you've been waiting for. Your heart beats faster. You grab the steering wheel in anticipation. Driving will never be the same again. Welcome to the BIR Performance Driving School. ... read more
Categories: Community Events, Family Activity, Racing