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.

Other Date Information

  • 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. 26th Annual Muscle Car Shootout

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

    The 26th Annual Muscle Car Shootout Labor Day weekend is an excellent way to cap off your summer. It's the third and final drag race in the Muscle Car Series, with 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. On the Competition Road Course will be incredible racing action: the Trans Am Series, SCCA regional racing and a new addition: the Pirelli World Challenge. Off track, fans will be treated to a classic car show, live music and more. On-site camping available. One ticket gets you 3 great events. Don't miss it. Racing is rain or shine on the road course. On-site camping is available. Kids 12 and under are FREE!

  2. 28th Annual Show & Go

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

    The 28th Annual Show & Go is a great Fourth of July tradition at BIR. It offers fans a chance to see great head-to-head drag racing action during the second race in the three-race Muscle Car Series, with cars that can run 6-7 seconds at over 200 mph. The event includes a classic car show, fireworks and live music Saturday night. BIR's Competition Road Course will also be busy with regional racers from the Sports Car Club of America, Two great racing events for the price of a single ticket! SCCA racing rain or shine. On-site camping and RV sites available.

  3. 33rd Annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals

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

    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 an 8,000-horsepower dragster flying down the drag strip at over 300 mph. Behind the wheel are the biggest names in drag racing: John Force, Brandon Bernstein, Tony Schumacher, Larry Dixon, Greg Anderson, Jason Line and many more. Every ticket includes a pit pass where you can see crews tear down and rebuild cars between runs, and where you can meet your favorite drivers for autographs. On-site camping is available in family areas or in the infamous Zoo campground. Get your tickets today for the hottest motorsports event in the Upper Midwest. Advance tickets on sale now. Kids 12 and under get in FREE!

  4. 6th Annual Street Car Showdown

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

    Brainerd International Raceway's 2014 Muscle Car Series kicks off Memorial Day weekend (May 23-25) with the 6th Annual Street Car Showdown, which is a display of raw speed and power on the quarter-mile drag strip. The Showdown is the first race in the Muscle Car Series, featuring the 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 includes the SCCA Harvey West Classic on the road course. Two exciting events for the price of a single ticket! SCCA racing goes on rain or shine. Kids 12 and under are FREE! On-site camping.

  5. Bracket Drag Racing Series

    5523 Birchdale Road
    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-race 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. Great family fun, and the pits are always open. On-site camping is available, including 164 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! Kids 12 and under are FREE!

  6. ChumpCar World Series

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

    The ChumpCar World Series is a wacky road race that's all about $500 junkers and endurance racing. Teams of 4 drivers compete in 7-hour endurance races Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 2-3), mostly for the love of racing and the chance to wrench on their hunks of screaming junk. The events are open to anyone who wants to race. Cars must meet safety inspections and drivers must take a short instructional class. It's a Dual Event Weekend with the Bracket Drag Racing Series on the drag strip. Two great events for the price of a single ticket! Kids 12 and under are FREE! ChumpCars race rain or shine. On-site camping is available.

  7. CRA Superbike Racing

    5523 Birchdale Road
    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 course, taking the corners on two wheels and a knee. June 13-15 and Sept. 19-21 are Dual Event Weekends with the IWA Watercross - snowmobile racing on open water! May 9-11 and July 18-20 are also Dual Event Weekends where there's drag racing on the drag strip. 2 great racing events for 1 ticket! On-site camping is available, including 164 full-service RV sites. Kids 12 and under are FREE!

  8. MAP Proving Grounds

    5523 Birchdale Road
    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 20-22 and Sept. 5-7. Drag racing, drifting, autocross, open lapping, car shows 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!

  9. Pirelli World Challenge

    5523 Birchdale Road
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    Call: (218) 824-7223
    Toll Free: 1-866-444-4455

    The Pirelli World Challenge makes its debut at Brainerd International Raceway Labor Day weekend during the 26th Annual Muscle Car Shootout. Featuring professional drivers from throughout the country, the Pirelli World Challenge is a national circuit. Fans will be treated to 50-minute standing-start races Saturday and Sunday. The Challenge will share the track that weekend with the Trans Am Series and the SCCA Jack Pine Sprints. The Muscle Car Series will be on the drag strip for an action-packed weekend. One ticket gets you in to see all racing. Kids 12 & under are free!

  10. Powercruise

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

    Powercruise returns to Brainerd International Raceway July 11-13. It's the premier modified car event in the U.S. It'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.

  11. SCCA Harvey West Classic

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

    The SCCA Harvey West Classic is part of an action-packed 6th Annual Street Car Showdown Memorial Day weekend at Brainerd International Raceway. It's a combined regional-national race, with racers coming from throughout the country to compete. You'll see fast action and high speeds all weekend. On the drag strip, the Muscle Car Series kicks off. Two great events for the price of a single ticket. Kids 12 and under are FREE! On-site camping is available.

  12. SCCA Jack Pine Sprints

    5523 Birchdale Road
    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. You'll see regional drivers piloting formula cars, sport racers, GTs, vintage racers, Corvettes, Mustangs, Morgans, TVRs, Lolas and many other cars 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 and the Trans Am Series and Pirelli World Challenge sharing the road course. Four outstanding events for the price of a single ticket. Kids 12 and under are FREE! Road racing goes on rain or shine.

  13. Thunder at the Lakes NHRA Drag Race

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

    Brainerd International Raceway hosts some of the top Sportsman drag racers in the country May 31-June 1 during the Thunder at the Lakes NHRA Divisional Race. This is one of BIR's most exciting races of the year and features many racers who compete during the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in August. Every ticket includes a pit pass. On-site camping. On Sunday, the Slowpokes car club is racing on the road course. Kids 12 and under are FREE!

  14. Trans Am Series

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

    SCCA Pro Racing is bringing its Trans Am Series to Brainerd International Raceway Labor Day weekend. 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 race in the Trans Am Series at BIR. The series will be on the road course for practice, qualifying and a 40-lap, 100-mile race Saturday. Sharing the track this weekend is the Pirelli World Challenge and the SCCA Jack Pine Sprints. On the drag strip is the grand finale of the Muscle Car Series. Four thrilling events for the price of a single ticket! And racing will go on rain or shine!

  15. Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style

    5523 Birchdale Road
    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.

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