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Brainerd International Raceway (BIR)

  • Race Tracks
5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 824-7223
(866) 444-4455
(218) 824-7240 (fax)
Office: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • About

    The premier racing facility in the Midwest. World-class quarter mile drag strip, a two and a half mile shampionship road course, and a three mile road course. Camping with 164 full-service sites. Con

  • Member Events

    Friday Jul 20, 2018 - Sunday Jul 22, 2018
    Monday Jul 23, 2018
    Wednesday Aug 1, 2018
    Friday Aug 3, 2018 - Sunday Aug 5, 2018
    Powercruise, the premier modified car event in the country, returns to Brainerd International Raceway this year. ...read more
    Monday Aug 6, 2018
    Shift from racing fan to a real racecar driver in one day during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto Brainerd International Raceway's road course where you can use your own car or one of the school’s Spec Racers to put your new knowledge to the test. Different packages are available. ...read more
    Friday Aug 10, 2018 - Sunday Aug 12, 2018
    Brainerd International Raceway hosts some of the top Sportsman drag racers in the country this weekend during Thunder at the Lakes, an NHRA Division 5 drag race. It features many racers who compete next weekend during the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. ...read more
    Thursday Aug 16, 2018 - Sunday Aug 19, 2018
    The Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals features the world's fastest cars, the most skilled drivers and a legion of crazy race fans who can't get enough of the thunderous power pumped out by a 10,000-horsepower dragster flying down the drag strip at over 300 mph. ...read more
    Saturday Aug 25, 2018 - Sunday Aug 26, 2018
    The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) is at Brainerd International Raceway Saturday and Sunday for the Jack Pine Sprints, which features two full days of wheel-to-wheel road racing on BIR’s road course. Both days start with practice sessions, followed by qualifying and then 15-lap races for all classes, On-site camping is available, including full-service RV sites. Daily admission is $25. Kids 12 and under are FREE! ...read more
    Monday Aug 27, 2018
    Shift from racing fan to a real racecar driver in one day during the BIR Performance Driving School. ...read more
    Tuesday Aug 28, 2018
    StreetSmart is a day-long program to provide teens with the skills, tools and knowledge they need to stay safe on the roads. They learn how to emergency brake, recover from hydroplaning and skidding, avoid hazards at high speeds, and a lot more. ...read more
    Wednesday Aug 29, 2018
    The Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style program is a chance for anyone with a street-legal car, truck or motorcycle to race on Brainerd International Raceway's world-class drag strip or try their hand at autocross, which is a timed event through a cone-lined course. Experienced drivers will be on hand to answer questions. Autocrossers and drag racers can make as many runs as time allows. ...read more
    Friday Aug 31, 2018 - Sunday Sep 2, 2018
    The 30th Annual GSTA Muscle Car Shootout is an excellent way to cap off your summer, with wild drag racing, insane Superbike racing, live music, a classic car show and more. ...read more
    Friday Sep 7, 2018 - Sunday Sep 9, 2018
    Brainerd International Raceway's Bracket Drag Racing Series is on the drag strip this weekend, while the World Racing League is on the road course for a pair of endurance races. ...read more
    Monday Sep 10, 2018
    Shift from racing fan to a real racecar driver in one day during the BIR Performance Driving School. ...read more
    Friday Sep 14, 2018 - Sunday Sep 16, 2018
    Import cars and sport compacts take over Brainerd International Raceway for a wild weekend of drag racing, drifting, autocross, open lapping, car shows, burnout contests and much more. ...read more
  • Directions

    BIR is 5 miles north of Brainerd/Baxter on Highway 371.