Brainerd International Raceway

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  • $10-$150 in advance, $10-$200 at gate. Prices vary depending on event, day, camping, & other amenities.

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  • Located 5 miles north of Brainerd on Hwy 371.

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  • Ticket office: M-F 9am-5pm. Visit our Web site for complete information on schedules, tickets, events, etc.

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  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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Events

  1. Bracket Drag Racing Series

    Bracket Drag Racing Series

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    Brainerd International Raceway's Bracket Drag Racing Series features some of the most exciting amateur drag racing in the Upper Midwest. During the 6-weekend series, 250+ drivers compete in 10 classes in dragsters, cars, trucks, bikes, snowmobiles and Junior Dragsters. They battle for prize money, series points and a chance at a series championship. Each weekend includes eliminations both Saturday and Sunday, with winners crowned each day. Great family fun, and the pits are always open. On-site camping is available, including full-service RV sites. Look for Dual Event Weekends with exciting racing on BIR's Competition Road Course. One ticket gets you into both events! The Dual Event Weekends include:
    June 10-12 with CRA Superbikes & IWA Watercross
    July 21-23 with CRA Superbikes
    Sept. 29-Oct. 1 with World Racing League

  2. ChumpCar World Series

    ChumpCar World Series

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    The ChumpCar World Series, featuring $500 junkers, will be at BIR for two seven-hour endurance races. Teams of four drivers will race for seven straight hours Saturday and Sunday in a pair of wacky marathon enduros on BIR’s Competition Road Course. On the drag strip Saturday is the Doug Foley Drag Racing Experience. On-site camping is available, including 164 full-service RV sites. Daily admission is $20. Kids 12 and under are FREE! ChumpCars race rain or shine.

  3. CRA Superbike Racing

    CRA Superbike Racing

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    The Central Roadracing Association brings exciting Superbike racing to BIR's road courses five weekends this summer. Watch as racers challenge the tight turns on BIR's road courses, taking the corners on two wheels and a knee. It's amazing watching these riders fly around the road course. CRA shares BIR with other events on the following weekends:
    June 9-11 with Bracket Drag Racing & IWA Watercross - snowmobile racing on open water!
    July 21-23 with Bracket Drag Racing
    Aug. 25-27 with the Minnesota Street Rod Assoc.
    Sept. 22-24 with IWA Watercross
    One ticket gets you in for all the action. On-site camping is available, including 164 full-service RV sites. Kids 12 and under are FREE!

  4. GSTA Muscle Car Shootout

    GSTA Muscle Car Shootout

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    The 29th Annual Muscle Car Shootout Labor Day weekend is an excellent way to cap off your summer, with wild drag racing and a crazy road racing lineup. It's the third and final drag race in the Muscle Car Series, featuring drag cars that can run 6-7 seconds at over 200 mph. This race will determine series champions, so the intensity level will be red-lining. The 2.5-mile Competition Road Course will be busy with the SCCA Jack Pine Sprints. Off track, fans will be treated to a classic car show, live music and more. On-site camping is available. One ticket gets you these great events and every ticket includes a pit pass. On-site camping is available. Daily admission is $25. Kids 12 and under are FREE!

  5. IWA Watercross

    IWA Watercross

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    Snowmobile racing on open water? That's what the Int'l Watercross Assoc. racing is all about! Snowmobiles drag race across Lake BIR and compete in oval racing by skipping across the water as they make laps around floating markers. And sometimes they sink to the bottom of the lake, only to be pulled out, dried off and lined up again for more racing. It's great entertainment for the whole family. The IWA has two dates on the BIR calendar this season:
    June 9-11 with Bracket Drag Racing & CRA Superbike racing
    Sept. 22-24 with CRA Superbike racing

    One ticket gets you in to see all this action.

  6. Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals

    Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    Brainerd International Raceway will find itself in the center of the drag racing universe Aug. 17-20. The world's best drag racers, the fastest cars and the most insane race fans descend upon the track for the 36th Annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. The races annually draw thousands to witness Top Fuel dragsters, Funny Cars, Pro Stock cars and motorcycles. You will also see some of the country's top Sportsman dragsters in action. With open pit areas, a vendor midway and a campground called "The Zoo," the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals is an annual tradition for thousands of fans.

  7. MAP Proving Grounds

    MAP Proving Grounds

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    Import cars and sport compacts invade Brainerd International Raceway for two weekends this season: June 16-18 and Sept. 8-10. Drag racing, drifting, autocross, open lapping, car shows, burnout contests and much more await fans. The Modern Automotive Performance Proving Grounds will feature front-, all- and rear-wheel-drive, turbo-charged imports and sport compacts. Don't miss this one! On-site camping available. Kids 12 and under are FREE!

  8. PleasureLand RV Show & Go

    PleasureLand RV Show & Go

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    The 31st Annual PleasureLand RV Show & Go is a great Fourth of July tradition, offering fans a chance to see ridiculous head-to-head drag racing action as well as wide-open wheel-to-wheel racing on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course. The event’s finale is the 100-mile, 40-lap Trans Am Series race Sunday. On the drag strip, the second race in the three-race Muscle Car Series features cars that can run over 200 mph! NASA road racing will be on the road course all weekend as well. The event includes a classic car show, fireworks and live music. Three great racing events for the price of a single ticket! On-site camping and RV sites available. Daily admission is $25. Kids 12 and under are FREE!

  9. Powercruise

    Powercruise

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    Powercruise returns to Brainerd International Raceway. It's the premier modified car event in the U.S., known as the place where you can do everything with your car that you’re not allowed to do anywhere else. Powercruise allows YOU to drive YOUR car on BIR's race track along with other like-minded petrol heads in the cruising sessions, where you can cruise next to the toughest modified street machines, hot rods, imports and drag cars, whether they're turbo charged, supercharged, nitrous injected…all with your family and friends in the car with you! The weekend includes events like powerskids (longest rolling burnouts), off-street drags (old-style street flag drop), drifting, burnouts Aussie style, Dyno comps, Show & Shine, Miss Powercruise stage shows and heaps more fun stuff. On-site camping is available.

  10. SCCA Jack Pine Sprints

    SCCA Jack Pine Sprints

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) is bringing super-competitive wheel-to-wheel road racing to Brainerd International Raceway's 2.5-mile Competition Road Course during its Jack Pine Sprints, which will be the featured road race during the 29th Annual GSTA Muscle Car Shootout. You'll see regional drivers piloting formula cars, sport racers, GTs, vintage racers and many others as they provide a weekend full of thrilling road racing. It's part of a jam-packed Labor Day weekend at BIR with the Muscle Car Series' grand finale on the drag strip, a classic car show, live music and more. All that for the price of a single ticket. Kids 12 and under are FREE!

  11. Street Car Showdown

    Street Car Showdown

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    Brainerd International Raceway's 2017 Muscle Car Series kicks off Memorial Day weekend with the 9th Annual Street Car Showdown, a display of raw speed and power on the quarter-mile drag strip. The Showdown is the first race in the three-race series, featuring seven Heads-Up Classes, with cars that can run 6-7 seconds at over 200 mph. They have the kind of horsepower that yanks their front end off the ground when they launch from the starting line. The event also includes the SCCA Harvey West Classic on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course. It features great wheel-to-wheel racing action. Two exciting events for the price of a single ticket! Daily admission is $25. Kids 12 and under are FREE! On-site camping.

  12. Thunder at the Lakes - NHRA Divisional Drag Race

    Thunder at the Lakes - NHRA Divisional Drag Race

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    Brainerd International Raceway hosts some of the top NHRA Sportsman drag racers in the country during the 2017 Thunder at the Lakes. This is one of BIR's most exciting drag races of the year and features many racers who stay at BIR to compete the following weekend during the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. Every ticket includes a pit pass. On-site camping is available.

  13. Trans Am Series

    Trans Am Series

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    The Trans Am Series returns to Brainerd International Raceway as the featured event to cap off the 31st Annual PleasureLand RV Show & Go. The Trans Am Series has a colorful history at BIR that dates back to the 1970s. Throughout the years, some of the greatest names in motorsports have raced in the Trans Am Series at BIR. The series will be on the Competition Road Course July 1-2 for practice, qualifying and a 40-lap, 100-mile race Sunday afternoon. Sharing the track this weekend is the National Auto Sports Association (NASA). On the drag strip is the Muscle Car Series. A classic car show, live music and fireworks rounds out the weekend!

  14. Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style

    Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    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 burn-out box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. Gates open at 4pm, racing starts at 5pm and ends at dusk. Nine Wednesdays on the schedule this year. In addition to drag racing, BIR will alternate between offering drifting and autocross as well.

  15. World Racing League

    World Racing League

    5523 Birchdale Rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: (866) 444-4455

    The World Racing League is back at BIR for a pair of 7-hour endurance races Saturday and Sunday. Teams of drivers will compete on BIR’s 2.5-mile Competition Road Course. It’s entertaining racing for spectators and a chance for drivers to try their hand at endurance road racing. Put a team together, find a car (just about any will do) and hit the track! On the drag strip that weekend, the Bracket Drag Racing Series will feature the final race in the 12-race series.

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