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Brainerd International Raceway – BIR

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5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
218-824-7223 https://www.brainerdraceway.com/

July 2020

BIR Wednesday Night Street Drags

July 15 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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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 either drifting or autocross. Experienced drivers will be on hand to answer questions for those who are trying it for the first time. Drag racers use the light tree, the burnout box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. Gates open…

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Bracket Drag Racing & CRA Superbike Racing

July 17 - July 19
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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Brainerd International Raceway's Bracket Drag Racing Series is on the drag strip for the fifth of six weekends of racing this season. Drag racing will share the motorplex with the Central Roadracing Association, which brings its high-flying brand of Superbike racing to the road course. The CRA has practice, qualifying and racing each day. Bracket Drag Racing features 250-plus drivers competing in 11 classes in dragsters, cars, trucks, bikes, snowmobiles and Junior Dragsters. Friday is a Test & Tune day,…

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BIR Performance Driving School

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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Shift from racing fan to a real racecar driver during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR’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. www.BIRPerformance.com Traveling for this event? Find Brainerd Lakes Area Lodging

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StreetSmart Advanced Defensive Driving Course for Teens

July 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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This is a day-long program to provide your teenagers with the tools and knowledge they need to stay safe behind the wheel of a car. They learn how to emergency brake, recover from hydroplaning and skidding, and a whole lot more. It includes one-on-one instruction from expert driving instructors. Traveling for this event? Find Brainerd Lakes Area Lodging

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Wednesday Night @ BIR – Drifting Only!

July 29 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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Brainerd International Raceway is opening its paved pro pads for drifting only. It’s as much fun to watch as it is to participate. Watch as novice and experienced drivers navigate the course in controlled skids. Drivers can give it a try, as experienced drifters will be on hand to answer questions and help you get started. time. Gates open at 4 p.m. Drifting starts at 5 p.m. and ends at dusk. $25 for drivers and $5 for spectators. Traveling for…

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BIR Powercruise USA #11

July 31 - August 2
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States

Powercruise, the premier modified car event in the country, returns to Brainerd International Raceway this year. 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,…

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August 2020

Hairball ROCKS Lakes Jam Main Stage!

August 5 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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Main Stage @ Lakes Jam! All ages welcome! Special guests: The Crown Jewels & PourBoyz Hairball: 9:00 pm Tickets starting at $29 (for Wednesday only) Traveling for this event? Find Brainerd Lakes Area Lodging

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Lakes Jam 2020

August 6 - August 8
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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Help us rock BIR during this three-day music and camping festival. Traveling for this event? Find Brainerd Lakes Area Lodging

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BIR Thunder at the Lakes

August 7 - August 9
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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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. Fans will see drivers battle in Top Dragster, Comp, Top Sportsman and nine other classes. Every ticket includes a pit pass. On-site camping is available. Daily admission is $25. Kids 12 and under are FREE! Check out the MegaWeek…

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39th Annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals @ BIR

August 13 - August 16
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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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 11,000-horsepower dragster flying down the drag strip at over 330 mph. Behind the wheel are the biggest names in drag racing: John Force, Antron Brown, Ron Capps and more. Every ticket includes a pit pass where you can see crews tear down and rebuild cars between runs,…

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BIR Wednesday Night Street Drags

August 26 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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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 either drifting or autocross. Experienced drivers will be on hand to answer questions for those who are trying it for the first time. Drag racers use the light tree, the burnout box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. Gates open…

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MAP Proving Grounds 2.0

August 28 - August 30
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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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. The Modern Automotive Performance Proving Grounds has quickly become one of the biggest events at BIR, so don't miss it! On-site camping available. Daily admission is $25. Kids 12 and under are FREE! Every ticket includes a pit pass. Tickets are available online at www.BrainerdRaceway.com, by phone at 866-444-4455, or at the…

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BIR Performance Driving School

August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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Shift from racing fan to a real racecar driver during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR’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. www.BIRPerformance.com Traveling for this event? Find Brainerd Lakes Area Lodging

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September 2020

32nd Annual GSTA Muscle Car Shootout

September 4 - September 6
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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The 32nd Annual GSTA Muscle Car Shootout is a great way to cap off your summer, with wild drag racing, insane Superbike racing, live music, a classic car show and more. Sponsored by the Gopher State Timing Association, the Shootout features the third and final drag race in the Muscle Car Series, with drag cars that can run 6-7 seconds at over 230 mph. This race will determine series champions, so the intensity level will be sky high. BIR’s road…

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BIR Wednesday Night Street Drags

September 9 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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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 either drifting or autocross. Experienced drivers will be on hand to answer questions for those who are trying it for the first time. Drag racers use the light tree, the burnout box and the scoreboard. We even have an announcer calling the action. This is…

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Glacier Lakes Audi Club & Minnesota Autosports

September 11 - September 13
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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The Glacier Lakes Chapter of the Audi Club is on the road course for a three-day private event. The Minnesota Autosports Club will be on the Pro Pad Saturday and Sunday for two days of competitive autocross. Traveling for this event? Find Brainerd Lakes Area Lodging

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Wet & Wild Weekend 2.0

September 18 - September 20
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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Brainerd International Raceway’s second Wet & Wild Weekend of the season will feature the Nord Stern Porsche Club of America on the road course and the International Watercross Association on Lake BIR, where snowmobiles will race on open water in drag racing and oval racing. They start and end on land, while defying gravity as they skip across the water. Over on the road course, those who love Porsche cars will be wild for the Porsche club’s event. On-site camping…

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BIR Performance Driving School

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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Shift from racing fan to a real racecar driver during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR’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. www.BIRPerformance.com Traveling for this event? Find Brainerd Lakes Area Lodging

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Bracket Drag Racing & 24 Hours of Lemons @ BIR

September 25 - September 27
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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Brainerd International Raceway's Bracket Drag Racing Series is on the drag strip for the final race in the six-weekend series. More than 250 drivers will be racing in dragsters, cars, trucks, bikes, snowmobiles and Junior Dragsters, with series championships on the line! The road course will be busy with 24 Hours of Lemons, which is endurance racing for $500 junkers. Great family fun, and the pits are always open. On-site camping is available, including full-service RV sites. Daily admission is…

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BIR Performance Driving School

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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Shift from racing fan to a real racecar driver during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR’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. www.BIRPerformance.com Traveling for this event? Find Brainerd Lakes Area Lodging

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October 2020

CRA Superbike Racing BIR

October 2 - October 4
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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The Central Roadracing Association brings its crazy brand of Superbike racing to Brainerd International Raceway’s road course. Superbike racers challenge the track on two wheels and a knee. It’s a thrill a minute and great racing action. On-site camping is available, including 164 full-service RV sites. Daily admission is $25. Kids 12 and under are FREE! Tickets are available online at www.BrainerdRaceway.com, by phone at 866-444-4455, or at the gate. Traveling for this event? Find Brainerd Lakes Area Lodging

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BIR Performance Driving School

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brainerd International Raceway – BIR, 5523 Birchdale Road
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
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Shift from racing fan to a real racecar driver during the BIR Performance Driving School. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high-performance driving and then send you out onto BIR’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. www.BIRPerformance.com Traveling for this event? Find Brainerd Lakes Area Lodging

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