2017 Schedule

Below are the major events upcoming on BIR’s 2017 schedule. Check back often for updates on additional events.

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Event & Date
Dec 2016
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BIR's Westgate Mall Kiosk

Dec. 2-23 - BIR has a kiosk at Brainerd's Westgate Mall, where fans can buy BIR apparel and merchandise. A great gift idea for the race fan in your life.
Apr 2017
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BIR Performance Driving School

April 24 - Discover pure performance driving at the BIR Performance Driving School. Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high performance driving.
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Nord Stern Porsche Club of America

April 28-30 The Nord Stern Porsche Club of America is on the track this weekend for a private club racing event. Memberships to the club are welcome.    
May 2017
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Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style

May 3 — Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes autocross as well.
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Bracket Drag Racing Series

May 5-7 — It's the first two races of the 12-race Bracket Drag Racing Series on the drag strip. Racing on Saturday and Sunday, with a Test & Tune on Friday.
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BIR Performance Driving School

May 8 - Discover pure performance driving at the BIR Performance Driving School. Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high performance driving.
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CRA Superbike Racing

May 12-14 — The Central Roadracing Association brings its crazy brand of Superbike Racing to BIR's 3.1-mile Donnybrooke Road Course.
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High School Supermileage Challenge

May 15-16 - The Minnesota Corn Growers Association is sponsoring the 29th Annual High School Supermileage Challenge, which features more than 50 high schools and over 100 student-built cars that compete for fuel efficiency. This is not open to the public.
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Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style

May 17 — Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes drifting as well.
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Bracket Drag Racing Series

May 19-21 — The Bracket Drag Racing Series is on the drag strip for the second of six weekends this season. Eliminations are Saturday AND Sunday. Friday is a Test & Tune day.
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BIR Performance Driving School

May 22 - Discover pure performance driving at the BIR Performance Driving School. Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high performance driving.
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SCCA Competition Racing License School

May 24-26 - Complete this three-day school and you'll receive a full SCCA Regional Level Competition License. This license allows you to enter any SCCA regional or Vintage Racing event. The school combines classroom instruction with on-track driving. Sign up today!
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9th Annual Street Car Showdown

May 26-28 — The three-race Muscle Car Series kicks off on the drag strip while the SCCA shows off regional racing on the road course.
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Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style

May 31 — Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes autocross as well.
Jun 2017
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BMW Car Club - North Star Chapter

June 3-4 — The BMW Car Club of America's North Star Chapter will be on BIR's road course or a private event.
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BIR Performance Driving School

June 5 - Discover pure performance driving at the BIR Performance Driving School. Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high performance driving.
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Bracket Drag RacingCRA Superbike Racing & IWA Watercross

June 9-11 — A wet & wild triple event! The Central Roadracing Association's insane brand of Superbike Racing is on the Competition Road Course, while the Bracket Drag Racing Series features races 5 and 6 on the drag strip. IWA Watercross features snowmobiles racing on Lake BIR.
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Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style

June 14 — Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes drifting as well.
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MAP Proving Grounds

June 16-18 — Imports and sport compacts invade BIR this weekend for drag racing, drifting, autocross, lapping, burnout contests, car shows, stage shows and a lot more. A second weekend is Sept. 8-10.
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BIR Performance Driving School

June 19 - Discover pure performance driving at the BIR Performance Driving School. Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high performance driving.
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StreetSmart Advanced Defensive Driving Course for Teens

June 20 - It's a day-long program to provide your teens with the tools and knowledge they need to stay safe on the roadways. Learn how to emergency brake, recover from hydroplaning and skidding, and a whole lot more.
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Lakes Jam

June 22-24 - Help us rock BIR during this three-day music and camping festival.
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Zalusky Advanced Riding School

June 24-25 - The Zalusky Advanced Riding School provider riders with opportunities for advanced motorcycle rider training. Riders of all skill levels are welcome as well as all bike types!
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Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style

June 28 — Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes autocross as well.
Ron Keith led the field en route to his Trans Am2 win.

31st Annual PleasureLand RV Show & Go

June 30-July 2 — A Fourth of July tradition, Show & Go features Muscle Car Series drag racing, NASA road racing and the event's finale: Trans Am Series racing. Fireworks, live music, classic car show, on-site camping.
Jul 2017
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Slowpokes Car Club

July 3 - The Slowpokes Car Club is on the road course for a private driving event.
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Bracket Drag Racing Series

July 7-9 — The fourth of six Bracket Drag Racing weekends will be on the drag strip, with eliminations both Saturday and Sunday. Friday is a Test & Tune day.
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BIR Performance Driving School

July 10 - Discover pure performance driving at the BIR Performance Driving School. Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high performance driving.
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StreetSmart Advanced Defensive Driving Course for Teens

July 11 - It's a day-long program to provide your teens with the tools and knowledge they need to stay safe on the roadways. Learn how to emergency brake, recover from hydroplaning and skidding, and a whole lot more.
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Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style

July 12 — Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes drifting, as well.
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ChumpCar World Series & Doug Foley

July 14-16 - The ChumpCar World Series will be on BIR's road course for the Donnybrooke 12 Hour Classic. Teams of four drivers will race for 12 straight hours in a marathon enduro on BIR's original 3.1-mile Donnybrooke Road Course.
Steve Roehrs reached the quarterfinals in Pro ET.

Bracket Drag Racing Series & CRA Superbike Racing

July 21-23 — The Bracket Drag Racing Series returns to the drag strip for races 9-10, including a Test & Tune on Friday and elimination rounds Saturday and Sunday. The Central Roadracing Association will be on the road course for thrilling Superbike racing.
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BIR Performance Driving School

July 24 - Discover pure performance driving at the BIR Performance Driving School. Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high performance driving.
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StreetSmart Advanced Defensive Driving Course for Teens

July 25 - It's a day-long program to provide your teens with the tools and knowledge they need to stay safe on the roadways. Learn how to emergency brake, recover from hydroplaning and skidding, and a whole lot more.
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Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style

July 26 — Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes Autocross as well.
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Nord Stern Porsche Club of America

July 28-30 - The Nord Stern Porsche Club of America is on the track this weekend for a private club racing event. Memberships to the club are welcome.
Aug 2017
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Powercruise

August 4-6 — Powercruise is the wildest cruising show on the planet, with Aussie-style drag racing, burnout contests, drifting, stage show and, of course, lots of cruising for anyone who signs up to participate.
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BIR Performance Driving School

August 7 - Discover pure performance driving at the BIR Performance Driving School. Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high performance driving.
Bruno Massel won the Comp Eliminator Class during last year's Thunder at the Lakes.

Thunder at the Lakes

August 11-13 — Thunder at the Lakes features the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series on the drag strip with a test day on Friday.
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36th Annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals

August 17-20 — It's the biggest motorsports race in the Midwest featuring the best drag racers on the planet. The pits are always open, on-site camping, live music and much more.
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CRA Superbikes & MSRA

Aug. 25-27 — Central Roadracing Association brings its thrilling brand of Superbike Racing to the Competition Road Course while the Minnesota Street Rod Association has it's Super Secret Fun Run.
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BIR Performance Driving School

August 28 - Discover pure performance driving at the BIR Performance Driving School. Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high performance driving.
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StreetSmart Advanced Defensive Driving Course for Teens

August 29 - It's a day-long program to provide your teens with the tools and knowledge they need to stay safe on the roadways. Learn how to emergency brake, recover from hydroplaning and skidding, and a whole lot more.
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Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style

August 30 — Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes Autocross as well.
Sep 2017
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29th Annual GSTA Muscle Car Shootout

September 1-3  — A wild Labor Day tradition at BIR, featuring the grand finale of the Muscle Car Series on the drag strip and thrilling SCCA road racing on the road course. Plus live music and a classic car show. Great way to end summer!
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Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style

September 6 — Wednesday Night Drags - Street Legal Style is open to anyone who wants to run BIR's world-class drag strip. All you need is a street-legal car, $25 and a helmet. Run the track as many times as you want until dusk. This event includes drifting as well.
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MAP Proving Grounds

September 8-10 — Imports and sport compacts invade BIR this weekend for drag racing, drifting, autocross, lapping, burnout contests, car shows, stage shows and a lot more.
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BIR Performance Driving School

September 11 - Discover pure performance driving at the BIR Performance Driving School. Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high performance driving.
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Nord Stern Porsche Club of America

September 15-17 - The Nord Stern Porsche Club of America is on the track this weekend for a private club racing event. Memberships to the club are welcome.
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CRA Superbike Racing & IWA Watercross

September 22-24 — A wild weekend with the Central Roadracing Association on the road course for three days of Superbike racing. The IWA is on Lake BIR for two days of snowmobiles racing on open water.
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BIR Performance Driving School

September 25 - Discover pure performance driving at the BIR Performance Driving School. Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high performance driving.
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Bracket Drag Racing Series & World Racing League

Sept 29-Oct 1 — It's the final two races of the 12-race Bracket Drag Racing Series. This race will determine series champions in 10 racing classes so the competition will be intense. Eliminations both Saturday and Sunday, with Test & Tune on Friday. The World Racing League will be on the road course for endurance racing.
Oct 2017
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Audi Club - Glacier Lakes

October 7 - The Glacier Lakes Chapter of the Audi Club is on the track.
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BIR Performance Driving School

October 9 - Discover pure performance driving at the BIR Performance Driving School. Shift from racing fan to a real race car driver in one day. Our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of high performance driving.
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