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Street Car Showdown at BIR

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Name: Street Car Showdown at BIR
Date: May 24, 2017 - May 28, 2017
Event Description:

Brainerd International Raceway hosts the first major race of the 2017 season Memorial Day weekend. The 9th Annual Street Car Showdown is a double-header with the kick-off for the three-race Muscle Car Series on the drag strip and the return of the SCCA Harvey West Memorial Day Classic on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course. The dates are May 26-28.

On the drag strip, the Muscle Car Series features an impressive display of power and speed, featuring the seven Heads-Up classes. Some of the cars top 200 mph and run at 6-7 seconds.

It’s intense drag racing that brings race fans back year after year.

Drivers in the Muscle Car Series are competing for series points, prize money, and ultimately, a series championship. The race features the cars in Pro Outlaw, Outlaw, King Street, Real Street, True Street and the new 660 Outlaw Street. The race will also highlight 10 Index classes, the winners of which have a separate run-off to crown the Index Class Champion. Three Strip Eliminator classes, Truck Eliminator, and Manual Transmission class round out the race schedule. It’s a full weekend of racing, with qualifying that runs Friday and Saturday, and eliminations on Sunday.

On the Competition Road Course, the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) brings regional racers to BIR for the annual Harvey West Memorial Day Classic. You’ll see a variety of race cars piloted by some of the top amateur road racers in the Midwest. The road racing program is Saturday and Sunday and includes practice, qualifying and racing each day. At the end of Saturday’s racing, there will be a 45-minute Enduro Race.

Brainerd International Raceway
5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN  56401
Date/Time Information:

Muscle Car Series Schedule

Thursday, May 25 - Gates open 10 AM
Friday, May 26 - Gates open 7:00 AM
Saturday, May 27 - Gates open 7:00 AM
Sunday, May 28 - Gates open 7:00 AM


Harvey West Classic Schedule

Wednesday, May 24 -8 am . . . SCCA Competition License Racing School

Thursday, May 25 - 10 am . . . . Gates open
Friday, May 26  - 7 am . . . . Gates open
Saturday, May 27 - 7 am . . . . Gates open
Sunday, May 28 - 7 am . . . . Gates open
9 am . . . Practice Sessions


Contact Information:

General Admission – Available at the Front Gate

Superweek – $85
Fri-Sun – $70
Sat-Sun – $45
Single Day admission – $25

Single-day tickets expire one hour after the completion of racing.  Anyone remaining after ticket expiration will be fined or prosecuted.

** Multi Event Weekend - Don’t forget that your ticket gets you in to see two great events this weekend – the Muscle Car Series on the drag strip and the SCCA Harvey West Classic on the Competition Road Course.

Camping – Basic camping is included in multi-day tickets between days purchased. Full-service sites in the PleasureLand RV VIP Campground are an additional $40 per night and include power, water & septic hook-up.

Condos – Stay at BIR in style. We have 12 on-site deluxe condominiums that are two-bedroom and two-bath with full kitchen, spacious living room, fireplace and deck. Cost is $250 per night. Call for availability and reservations.

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