Racing

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 NASCAR K & N Pro Series, the Thunder at the Lakes NHRA Divisional Race, SCCA Pro Racing’s 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

Friday Aug 29, 2014 - Sunday Aug 31, 2014
Brainerd
The 26th Annual Muscle Car Shootout on Labor Day weekend is a perennial favorite at BIR and is a great way to cap off your summer. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
Brainerd
The Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style program is a chance for anyone with a street-legal car, truck or motorcycle to race on BIR's world-class drag strip as many times as you want. You get to use the light tree, the burnout box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Sep 5, 2014 - Sunday Sep 7, 2014
Brainerd
The Modern Automotive Performance Proving Grounds will showcase drag racing, drifting and autocross competitions, burnout contests, open lapping on the Competition Road Course, a car show and a whole lot more. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Friday Sep 19, 2014 - Sunday Sep 21, 2014
Brainerd
The Central Roadracing Association brings exciting Superbike racing to BIR's 2.5-mile Competition Road Course, while fans are treated to wet and wild racing on Lake BIR, courtesy of International Watercross Association. On the road course, Superbike racers challenge the tight 13 turns on BIR's road course, taking the corners on two wheels and a knee. On Lake BIR, watch as snowmobile racers compete in drag racing and oval racing on open water! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Saturday Sep 27, 2014 - Sunday Sep 28, 2014
Brainerd
Brainerd International Raceway's Bracket Drag Racing Series is on the drag strip while Ducati has a Track Day on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course this weekend. Bracket Drag Racing features some of the most exciting amateur drag racing in the Upper Midwest. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing
Saturday Sep 27, 2014
Brainerd
Ages 6-16. Participants must be registered no later than noon Friday, prior to each race. ... read more
Categories: Recreation, Community Event, Family Activity, Racing