Shawn Carlson won Brainerd International Raceway’s coveted King of the Track title last weekend on the drag strip. The race pits the top drivers in BIR’s Bracket Drag Racing Series, which has only one weekend of racing left.
The Bracket Drag Racing Series is on the dragstrip to determine the King of the Track, as well as to earn points toward a series championships. The Central Roadracing Association is on the road course.
The ChumpCar World Series returned to Brainerd International Raceway last weekend for a pair of eight-hour endurance races. Thirty teams completed Saturday and Sunday, with the winners completed more than 220 laps.
The ChumpCar World Series will be at BIR this weekend for a pair of eight-hour endurance races. Meanwhile, Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience will be on the drag strip where fans to learn what it feels like to drag race at 140 mph.
Kyle Lundberg took over first place in the Pro Bike/Sled class last weekend during BIR’s Bracket Drag Racing Series as the second half of the series started. The competition is heating up as the season winds down.
The second leg of the three-race Muscle Car Series provided some great drag racing for fans, including the heavyweight bout between Outlaw Pro Mod’s Ray Fuchs and Rick Schmidt. This round went to Fuchs.
An unfortunate single-car accident during a Sports Car Club of America race Sunday claimed the life of longtime racer Mel Shaw. The entire BIR staff and racing community expresses their heartfelt condolences to his family, team and the SCCA and Tran Am organizations.
Cameron Lawrence battled his way from eighth place to first in the Trans Am Series’ 100-mile Ryan Companies Independence Day during BIR’s PleasureLand RV Show & Go.
Tony Buffomante won the first of two 100-mile Trans Am Series races during the 31st Annual PleasureLand RV Show & Go. He led for all 40 laps, taking home the checkered flag in the TA 2 class.
A pair of 100-mile races by the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli are Sunday’s finale during the 31st Annual PleasureLand RV Show & Go, set for June 30-July 2. Joining the Trans Am Series on the road course is the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), while the Muscle Car Series will be on the drag strip.