Muscle Car Series Drag Racers

The following are rules, regulations and important information for drag racers competing in the 2014 Muscle Car Series, which includes the Street Car Showdown, the PleasureLand RV Show & Go and the Muscle Car Shootout. Click on the bars below to expand them. Click on the event names above to access the spectator pages.

Click here to view the most current points standings.

New for 2014

New for 2014

BIR Race Staff will do everything possible to follow and enforce the rules as written. If there is a conflict, problem or rules resolution any changes will be posted on this page (New for the 2014 Season). We do our best to administer a fair and consistent program, and this is a communication tool if the need for rules resolution/changes does occur.

New rule from NHRA for 2014!

Secure the collectors/stacks with an NHRA-accepted header tether.
· Secure the collectors/stacks with a minimum ½” (half-inch) stitch weld located on each primary tube.
· Secure the collectors/stacks by permanently attaching them to the vehicle body or frame with positive fasteners such that they     require tools for removal.

 

Please keep in mind that the attachment methods listed above are meant to be a secondary method of attachment.  All factory attachments, such as springs and/or bolts, must remain in place.

All year end class champions now also earn a gold card for free race entry and admission for the 3 race series in the 2015 season!

Weights for True Street changed
Boosted Small blocks = 3200 lbs

Weights for 660OS changed
N20 small blocks = 2700 lbs

I.C.E and S.E – Absolutely no electronic devices may be used, delay boxes, throttle stops, or any other timing equipment may not be in the car during a race!  Disqualification will result.

Cruise rain out policy:
If rain halts a cruise in process points are awarded to those cars still in the cruise.
If rain halts the cruise from happening all entries receive full cruise points

Note for cruise classes: To compete in these classes on Sunday, cars must complete 50% of the cruise. Entrants unable to complete 50% of the cruise will be allowed to run ICE or SE on Sunday.

Any further rules updates will be posed here so check back throughout the season.

Daily Schedule

Muscle Car Series – Daily Schedules

THURSDAYS
10 am. . .Gates open
4–8 pm . . . Tech opens
3:30–8 pm . . . Racer Registration

FRIDAYS
7 am . . . Gates open
8 am – 5 pm . . . Tech hours
10 am – 5 pm . . . Time Trials
1st & 2nd Round Qualifying for Fast Five Classes

SATURDAYS
7 am . . . Gates open
8 am – 6 pm . . . Tech hours
9 am – noon . . . Time Trials
3rd & 4th Round Qualifying for Fast Five Classes
7 pm . . . Street Class Cruise
9 pm . . . Live music

SUNDAYS
7 am . . . Gates open
8-10 am . . . Tech Hours
9 am . . . Elimination rounds begin for all classes

MONDAY
Noon….Gates close

Note: All times are subject to change. Tune into 105.3 FM for racing action.

Racer Entry

2014 Race Entry/Admission Fee

Racer admission and race entry are separate fees. General admission is paid at the front gate while drag race entry will be processed at the shirt shack. A general admission ticket must be purchased by anyone entering the facility. This includes all Racers, Crew, and Spectators, no exceptions.

Participant Entry
Drag Race Entry – $40 (Car & driver combo cannot be entered in more than one drag race class)
Licensing Passes – $40 (Licensing passes Friday and Saturday only)

Spectator Admission
Ticket prices for the 6th Annual Street Car Showdown are below. The ticket prices include the SCCA Harvey West Classic and the Muscle Car Series. To order tickets in advance, either call 1-866-444-4455 or 218-824-RACE (7223), or click here to order tickets online. Tickets are also available at the front gate. Kids 12 and under are FREE! Kids must be accompanied by an adult.

Advance Tickets – Deadline for Street car is May 15
Thurs-Sun – $75

General Admission – Available at the Front Gate
Thurs-Sun – $85
Fri-Sun – $70
Sat-Sun – $45
Single Day admission – $25

Single-day tickets expire one hour after the completion of racing. Anyone remaining after ticket expiration will require a full event ticket or must leave the facility.

Camping
Basic camping is included in multi-day tickets between days purchased.
Full-service RV sites in the PleasureLand RV VIP Campground are an additional $40 per night and include power, water & septic hook-up.

20 amp power is available at some sites: price is $30/weekend per plug. If you are using electricity without having purchased an electrical ticket at the front gate, and are approached by security, power will be $50.

Race-to-Race Storage
** Race-to-Race Trailer or Motorhome Storage Fee – $40**
For those who don’t want to pull a rig back and forth between races, we offer on-site storage. Storage fees must be paid at front office prior to noon on Sunday, a waiver for release of liability must be signed when purchasing. **Race-to-race storage will NOT be allowed from July 8 to Aug. 30 due to the NHRA Nationals.

Racer Purse

2013 Muscle Car Series Racer Purse

Muscle Car Series events are non-cash paying. All race entrants get a custom dash plate.
All year end class champions now also earn a gold card for free race entry and admission for the 3 race series in the 2015 season!

Heads Up Classes
Class winners and runners-up receive trophies at each event. Top finishers in each class, at each event, receive a personalized plaque to designate a top 10 or top 5 finishes.
Note: Number of top finishers for classes is the same as numbers on the chart for jackets. Plaque is given at event and a picture of the winner/runner up in the winner’s circle is mailed after the event.

BIRBUCKS issued in 2013 are good for anything BIR sells including NHRA Nationals tickets, and are good through the 2014 season! It excludes The Wheelie Bar & Grille, and non-BIR food and merchandise vendors.

Winner of each class receives 300 BIRBUCKS.
Runner-up of each class receives 150 BIRBUCKS.
Semifinalists of each class receive 100 BIRBUCKS.

Each series competed in by a participant earns points toward winning a custom year-end Top Finishers Jacket. Season champions for each Heads Up Class also earn recognition on the BIR class champion banner near the tower.

Season Shootout – BIR Top Finishers Jackets

Jacket Description
The year-end jackets will be a unique, high quality properly fit  jacket listing the Muscle Car Series races on the back, with your name, class, finish position and the BIR logo on the front. The jacket commemorates your season racing at BIR!

Each class champion will recieve a custom Champion Jacket. Each Heads Up class champion gets a unique jacket customized to commemorate their championship year. A BIR champion logo on the back that will be unique from the top finishers. Individual input for championship jacket layout will be taken after eliminations on Sunday of the Muscle Car Shootout. You’re going to want one of these!

Top 10 Jackets
Pro Outlaw = 10 total
Outlaw = 10 total
King Street = 10 total

Top 5 Jackets
Real Street Unlimited = 5 / Natural =5
True Street = 5 / 660 Outlaw Street = 5

ICE Class
Class winners and runners-up receive custom plaques at each event.
CUBE winner receives 300 BIRBUCKS and a class champion trophy.
CUBE runner-up receives 150 BIRBUCKS.
CUBE semifinalists receive 100 BIRBUCKS.
Each race competed in by a participant earns points toward winning a custom year end ICE RACE champion jacket and recognition on the BIR class champion banner near the Race Tower.

Strip Eliminator (SE) 1,2,3, Truck Eliminator (TE), Manual Transmission (MT)
Class winners and runners-up receive trophies at each event.
Winner of each class earns 150 BIRBUCKS .
More than 16 cars: Runner-up of each class earns 75 BIRBUCKS.

Each race competed in by a participant earns points toward a class championship which gets custom jackets, Gold cards, recognition on the BIR class champion banner near the tower.

Rain out policy: If rain halts racing during eliminations, any participants still in the race will receive a refund for racer entry in the form of a credit good through 2015. If racing halts in the middle of a round it is treated as if the round never happened. Points are awarded according to rounds completed. Gate admission, parking, electric, and other BIR items are non-refundable.

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Muscle Car Series Rules

2014 Muscle Car Series Rules

The 2014 BIR “Muscle Car Series” is designed to find the fastest “purpose built” and “road worthy” MUSCLE CARS in the Midwest! The series starts in May with the Street Car Showdown. Then it is on to July for the Show & Go. The series concludes with the Muscle Car Shootout Labor Day weekend. This three-race series pushes the limits of what is possible with putting the power to the ground. While Pro Outlaw and Outlaw set the bar for how fast a production-looking muscle car can go, King Street, Real Street and True Street push the speed envelope for cars that have to be licensed, insured and are legal to drive on the street, and prove their drivability by going on a 12-mile cruise around BIR’s road course on Saturday night!

For those who are running muscle cars that are 9.5 second ET (Elapsed Time) or more in the quarter mile we have 10 Index Classes Eliminators (ICE) from 9.5 – 14.0 to choose from. The winners of each class then race against each other to see “can you beat everyone” (CUBE). Index Class racing is heads-up on a pro tree, where the winner gets to the finish first, without going under their index. Running below the index is known as a “breakout.”

Try your hand at bracket-style racing in the SE 1, 2, 3 (Strip Eliminator), Truck Eliminator and Manual Transmission classes where you pick your own ET from 7.5 to 20 seconds and leave the line at different times. If both drivers run perfect passes, the pair should get to the finish line at the exact same time. You will not see ties – there is always a winner! This class uses a 5/10ths full tree, and is not open to any racers who competed in the BIR 2013-14 Bracket Drag Racing Series.

If you have a classic or exotic car you would like to show off without racing, the Show & Go and Muscle Car Shootout events have classic car shows that you can compete in. Car show entry is free with your general admission ticket! Entrants earn a plaque for category wins, and exclusive car show parking. It’s a great way to be part of the action.

General Rules and Procedures

Brainerd International Raceway is a NHRA sanctioned racetrack and follows the NHRA rulebook for guidelines and minimum standards for the construction and operation of vehicles used in competition.

At BIR, all competitors are required to wear a helmet rated for motorsports competition, Snell 2005 or newer. Drivers and vehicles must meet all class requirements to be eligible to compete within that class. Vehicles quicker than 9.99 seconds must be chassis certified. Drivers quicker than 9.99 must have current NHRA Competition Licenses, full face helmet and shield, and no goggles.

NOTE: BIR is an NHRA Member Track and will operate by NHRA requirements and specifications. For detailed safety and general guidelines, and bracket racing requirements for 2013, refer to the 2013 NHRA Rule Book.

1. Seat belts must be worn and adjusted in such a manner that the driver’s torso and head cannot extend outside the parameters of the roll cage. Loosening or removing seat belts, helmets, gloves and window nets, lifting the helmet shield, and removing any other safety equipment is prohibited from the time the vehicle leaves the ready line until the vehicle is on the return road. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action at the sole and absolute discretion of the event director and/or NHRA. Please remember to buckle your helmet, our start line is watching!

2. As a courtesy to all the drivers, please get to staging lanes promptly when called, there will be a total of 3 calls to staging. Lanes are closed when the last pair enters the burnout box.

3. The official has the final say in all cases. The computer is an official.

4. Stay with your vehicle in the staging lanes. Be ready ahead of time for your pass. If you are not ready to run when called you may be disqualified. The decision will be final.

5. The pairings are determined by the staging director in the staging lanes. The director’s pairings are final. You will race who you are paired with or lose the round by forfeit. The director will use system generated ladders or a random drawing system to determine these pairings depending on class. These pairing decisions are final.

6. In the event cars have been paired up and called to start and one fails to start or move, the non-offending competitor will be required to take the tree. A vehicle must leave the starting line forward, under its own power, to be eligible for a win.

7. If a vehicle has problems before staging, it will be given 30 seconds to re-start or correct. Actual time allowed will be at the discretion of the starter, and based on the situation at hand. The starter shall have total discretion of the time allotted to stage a pair of vehicles and activate the tree. Track officials will make every effort to determine winners on the racetrack by competition, not by disqualification. His decision will be final.

8. Auto-start will be used in all classes. Movement of a “staged” vehicle after the tree is armed, will result in a red-light foul, even though it may occur before the tree counts-down. Also called a “shallow-stage red” it is not grounds for protest or re-run.

9. You cannot enter two drivers in one vehicle in any BIR classes. You may not switch drivers once eliminations have begun. You must finish eliminations with the vehicle/driver combination you started with.

10. Drivers may enter more than one class.

11. No burnouts in the staging lanes or pit areas. No stationary burnouts – except in the water box. Power burnouts across the line are not allowed unless directed by a track official. One (1) backup is allowed to all competitors, for the purpose of repositioning their vehicle on the starting pad. The car must always pull forward into a staged position; backing into a staged position is dangerous and strictly prohibited!

12. Tow vehicles permitted.

13. In case of vehicle malfunction, please move your vehicle out of the groove and next to the guard wall. This may keep oil from your car off of the racing line.

14. In the unlikely event of a re-run, the re-run competitors will not be allowed to change their dial-ins or lane choice.

15. Bye runs will be assigned at random in the tower. Bye run drivers will not be eligible for a second bye run until all remaining competitors have also had a bye, which will then be decided by “balling” in the staging lanes. A driver who has the ‘bye run’ must leave the starting line forward, under its own power, to be eligible for a win.

16. If the official time or race results need to be checked, please check with the Tech director for the event. BIR reserves the right to confirm or overturn a race result based on recorded video or official eyewitness account. Please retain your time ticket for the last round you ran, you may need it for verification

17. Any competitor listed as an entrant in the 2012-13 BIR Bracket Drag Racing Series must compete in a heads-up class.

18. All protests and appeals must be made through the tech director. Filing a protest during an event does not disqualify any entry until that entry is proven to be illegal by BIR or NHRA officials. NHRA rulebook procedures will be followed in all cases of protest, and in all instances no other entries will be reinstated based on the outcome of the protest.

19. Junior Dragsters are excluded from competition in the Muscle Car Series.

20. Safety gear such as helmets, jackets and seatbelts must not be removed or loosened and windows must remain rolled up until you have exited the racing surface.

21. Race Control is off limits to all non race officials. If there is an issue contact the Tech Director and he will let you know how to proceed.

NHRA competition rulebooks are available from NHRA at: http://store.nhra.com/products/nhra-2012-rulebook/

All cars must meet show criteria as follows:

· All vehicles must have hoods. * (Excluding pre-1950 “Street Rod” type using OE style radiator support grill shell.)
· Full paint.
· No spot primer.
· The entire interior must have finished appearance. This includes dash, door panels & flooring.
· No contingency decals on body. *(Rear quarter glass/rear glass sticker placement allowed.)
· No sponsor names/logos or advertising on body of any kind (other than factory badging).

**Class specific rules may override Show Criteria rules. See your specific class for further entry requirements.

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MCS Classes

Muscle Car Series Classes

The following are descriptions and details of each class in the Muscle Car Series.

Heads Up Classes

Pro-Outlaw
Heads Up racing on a Pro Tree.
Minimum weight with driver 2,350 lbs.
Vehicles running 7.49 seconds or quicker must use an NHRA–accepted lower engine oil-retention device.
Any size DOT tire/slick allowed.
Any body/engine modifications – no cubic inch limit.
Fuel limited to gasoline or alcohol only.
Sponsor name and logo may be displayed on vehicle.

Outlaw
Heads Up racing on a Pro Tree.
Minimum weight with driver 2,600 lbs.
Vehicles running 7.49 seconds or quicker must use an NHRA–accepted lower engine oil-retention device.
Any size DOT tire/slick allowed.
Any body/engine modifications – no cubic inch limit.
Any power adder adds 300 lbs. V6 engine gains a 200 lbs. weight break.
Back Half Cars with factory style front suspension gain a 100 lb. weight break.
Sponsor name and logo may be displayed on vehicle.

NOTE: Pro Outlaw and Outlaw cars will have a minimum turn-around time of 30 minutes between rounds.

All cars in King Street, Real Street and True Street classes will be required to make four laps around the BIR road course with headlights and taillights on, and signals flashing, stop the engine for five minutes and restart. Cars will be evenly spaced and a minimum speed must be maintained. Cruise will be Saturday after the day’s racing is completed. (To compete on Sunday, all cars must complete 50% of the cruise.) Also, King Street, Real Street and True Street cars will have a minimum turn-around time of 20 minutes between rounds.

Cruise rain out policy:
If rain halts a cruise in process points are awarded to those cars still in the cruise.
If rain halts the cruise from happening all entries receive full cruise points

King Street
Heads Up racing on a Pro Tree.
Street legal with current tabs and proof of insurance.
Minimum weight with driver 2,800 lbs.
Any size DOT tire or max size 10.5 x 30 slick allowed. (No “W” tires)
Any power adder adds 300 lbs.
V6 Engine gains a 200 lbs. weight break.
Any 4 cylinder engine gains a 300 lb weight break.
Trucks gain a weight break of 75 lbs.
Factory style rear suspension gains a 50 lb break.
Tube Chassis vehicles adds 200 lbs.
Back Half Cars permitted; Four Link or ladder bars are permitted.
Pre-1978 strut or shock tower may be removed in lieu of installing commercially available kits (i.e. Heidts, Fatman etc).
Must run mufflers exiting no farther forward than the back edge of driver’s seat.
Must maintain full interior with finished appearance, including two functioning side windows *(see below), the only exception being the removal of the back seat. (If rear seat is removed, floor must have finished appearance all the way up to the package tray.)
Sponsor name and logo may be displayed on vehicle.
*One full-sized window adjacent to the driver on each side, that operates in the OEM fashion. (i.e. goes up & down.)

Real Street Classes
Naturally Aspirated (N/A):
NO power adders. Minimum car weight with driver 3,100 lbs.
Unlimited (U/L): Any power adders. Minimum car weight with driver 3,200 lbs.

Real Street is Heads Up racing on a Pro Tree.
Car must be street legal with current tabs and proof of insurance.
13.5 x 30 max tire size permitted (must be street legal with DOT #).
Factory body, wheel opening must retain factory appearance including inner fenderwells.
Must have stock front and rear frame rails, factory location firewall and factory floors.
Inner surface of frame rail must remain un-modified. (Tires must remain inside wheel well.)
Must have stock type front and rear suspension.
Coilovers allowed in factory location.
N/A – Small Block Ford, Chevrolet or Mopar gains a 300 lb. weight break.
U/L – V6 engine gains a 200 lb. weight break.
N/A – V6 engine gains a 350 lb. weight break.
Any 4 cylinder engine gains a 350 lb. weight break.
Trucks gain a weight break of 75 lbs.
No wheelie bars.
Must run mufflers exiting no farther forward than the back edge of driver’s seat.
Must maintain full interior with finished appearance, including two functioning side windows *(see below), the only exception being the removal of the back seat. (If rear seat is removed, floor must have finished appearance all the way up to the package tray.)
*One full-sized window adjacent to the driver on each side, that operates in the OEM fashion (i.e. goes up & down).

True Street
One Power adder – MAX 275 DRAG RADIAL
Same chassis and street rules as Real Street.
Any OEM engine and chassis combo as shipped from factory allowed (must have VIN and be street legal and meet “street” rules)
CROSS BREEDING OF ENG/TRANS COMBOS IS OK ( EXCEPT DRY SUMPS )

No forward facing hood scoops unless OEM hood with OEM scoop for year, make, model of vehicle.
These rules were on there at one time but now are not.

BASE WEIGHTS*
-3200 N20 SMALL BLOCK
-3200 BOOSTED SMALL BLOCK
-3400 N20 BIG BLOCK

WEIGHT ADDERS/DEDUCTS*
-Air to Air INTERCOOLERS MUST ADD 100 lbs.
-V6 engine gains a 200 lb weight break.
-Any 4 cylinder engine gains a 350 lb weight break
-Trucks gain a weight break of 75 lb.

POWER ADDERS*
-SINGLE POWER ADDERS ALLOWED ONLY ( NO N20 + TURBO ECT..)
-N20 PLATES ON BIG BLOCKS ONLY, SINGLE JET, 2 BAR SETUP ONE FUEL ONE N20 ( .063 orifice size jet )
-N20 FOGGERS ALLOWED ON SMALL BLOCKS, SINGLE STAGE ONLY, 2 FUEL, 2 N20 SOLENOIDS ALLOWED (.028 orifice size JET )
-(.093 orifice size) SINGLE JET ALLOWED ON A PLATE FOR SMALL BLOCKS, 2 BAR ONE N20 ONE FUEL
-Max of 76mm turbo ALLOWED ON SMALL BLOCKS ONLY, NO METH OR LIQUID INJECTION
-BLOWERS ALLOWED ON SMALL BLOCKS ONLY, MUST BE A SERP BELT, NO METH OR LIQUID INJECTION -NO N20 PROGRESSIVE CONTROLLERS
-NO BOOST CONTROLLERS

ALLOWED BLOWERS*
-Vortech V1 A*-, B*-, S*-trim, Si-trim, V2 SQ S-Trim*,T-trim, V3-Si-trim
• ProCharger P600B*, P1SC*, P1-SC-1*, P1-SC2*, D1, D1SC
• Paxton SN*, VR4*, NOVI 1000*, 1200*, 1200si*, NOVI 2000
• Powerdyne* and/or SVO/FRPP* Street System
• Eaton M112 Supercharger*
• Kenne Bell 2.2L* & 2.4L Supercharger
• WhippleCharger 2.3L 2300*

* These street-type superchargers may deduct 100 lbs. from base weight
-NO AIR TO WATER INTERCOOLERS (unless OEM)
-NO BIG CHIEF, BIG CHIEF STYLE, 18 DEGREE BBC, SB2 OR YATES STYLE HEADS ALLOWED.
- NO 18 DEGREE HEADS ALLOWED EXCEPT FOR LS1 STOCK VALVE ANGLE HEADS.

** NEW CLASS **
660 Outlaw Street (660OS)
Heads Up 1/8 mile racing on a Pro Tree
DOT radial tire (max 315/60 or 325/50) or True 10.5 Slick (max 10.5 x 29.5) No “W” tires
Must have Stock location front and rear frame rails and factory-location fire wall
Must have stock type front and rear suspension, ladder bars also permitted (No aftermarket 4-Links)
Bolt on replacement front subframes are allowed for 62-71 Chevy II/Nova and 67 – 81 Camaro/Firebirds
Pre-1978 strut or shock tower may be removed in lieu of installing commercially available kits (i.e. Heidts, Fatman etc).
No wheelie bars
Must maintain full interior with finished appearance only exception being the removal of the back seat. (If rear seat is removed, floor must have finished appearance all the way up to the package tray.
Sponsor name & logo may be displayed on vehicle.
BASE WEIGHTS*

-2400 NA SMALL BLOCK
-2800 NA BIG BLOCK
-2700 N20 SMALL BLOCK

-3100 N20 BIG BLOCK
-3100 BOOSTED SMALL BLOCK
-3200 BOOSTED TWIN SMALL BLOCK and F1X and larger supercharger

-3200 BOOSTED BIG BLOCK
-3250 BOOSTED TWIN BIG BLOCK

WEIGHT ADDERS/DEDUCTS*

29.5×10.5 slicks add 50lbs.

Drag radial tire bigger than 275 add 50lbs.
-V6 Engine gains a 200lb weight break
-4cyl Engine gains a 400lb weight break

-Serp. Blower gains a 200lb weight break.
-Trucks gain a 75lb weight break.

****THE RULES WILL BE REVIEWED, AND MAY BE REVISED OR ADJUSTED AFTER THE FIRST RUNNING AT THE STREET CAR SHOOTOUT AND MAY BE CHANGED ANYTIME AFTER THAT AT BIR’S DISCRETION TO KEEP CLASS PARITY****

Index Class Eliminator – I.C.E
10 classes separated by .50 second each. no Gizmos
Heads-up racing on 5-10ths Pro-Tree: 9.50, 10.0, 10.50, 11.00, 11.50, 12.00, 12.50, 13.00, 13.50, 14.00 NO ELECTRONIC DEVICES. Computer (unless OEM stock), Data Recorders, Stutter boxes, Throttle stops, and Delay boxes are PROHIBITED. Trans Brake, Dual Line-locks are allowed as long as the wiring consists of a single continuous wire from the power source to the switch and single continuous wire from the switch to the transbrake or line-lock. All Trans-Brake buttons must be NHRA accepted. Shifter; mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical operated shifter permitted, as long as the shifting function is driver activated. Two (2) step rev limiter permitted.

C.U.B.E. – Can You Beat Everybody?
After all the Index Classes have completed their eliminations and crowned their class champions, those new champs will then have the opportunity to run for the title of overall ICE Champion.

The Class Champions will have to dial the same index numbers that got them to the winners circle, and will be laddered off the reaction times of their previous final rounds. Any bye-rounds are given to the best reaction time in the previous round. Entrants are allowed only one bye round per CUBE race.

Strip Eliminator
Eliminator for vehicles without a particular class.
There are three classes, Handicap Bracket, Eliminations
0.50-second Full Tree.
All current NHRA rules apply.
No Gizmos
(Not for current BIR Bracket Program Competitors.)

Classes
SE/1 – 7.50 -11.49 seconds
SE/2 – 11.50-13.99 seconds
SE/3 – 14.00 seconds and up

All competitors in SE/1 must have a minimum NHRA mandated roll bar, current SFI seatbelts and driver’s jacket.

SE/4 – Truck Eliminator
All trucks and vans.
One class, handicap bracket eliminations.
Any body/engine/modification/tire combination.
Safety items required (per NHRA bracket rules).
No Gizmos

Manual Transmission Eliminator
Any body/engine/modification/tire combination as long as you have a manual transmission, manual shift, manual clutch.
Safety items required (per NHRA bracket rules).
Handicap start, bracket eliminations.
.5 full tree. (Not open to BIR’s Bracket Drag Racing Series racers.)

Other Races
BIR may choose to add classes based on customer input and car count. Ask the Tech Director for details.

Points Program

2014 Muscle Car Series Points Program

To win a BIR Top Finisher Jacket in the Pro Outlaw, Outlaw and 660 Outlaw Street classes, you must be one of the top points earners.

Points are awarded in 2 categories:
1. Qualifying (maximum of 20 points)
2. Eliminations (points awarded for each round won). Drivers must compete in Sunday’s event, in the same vehicle that qualified, making at least one full pass in competition (first round).

Street Car Showdown = 5 points per round
Show & Go = 6 points per round
Muscle Car Shootout = 7 points per round

To win a BIR Top Finisher Jacket in King Street, Real Street (U & N) and True Street classes, you must be one of the top points earners.

Points are awarded in 3 categories:
1. Qualifying (maximum of 20 points)
2. Cruise (maximum of 30 points). All cars in King Street, Real Street and True Street classes are required to make four laps around the BIR road course with headlights and taillights on and signals flashing, stop the engine for five minutes and restart. Cars will be evenly spaced and a minimum speed must be maintained. The cruise will be Saturday after racing is completed. (To compete on Sunday, all cars must complete 50% of the cruise. Entrants unable to complete 2 laps of the cruise will be allowed to run the ICE or SE classes for the finals.) If 50% or more of the cruise is completed the car is allowed to race but gets no cruise points.
3. Eliminations (points awarded for each round won). Must be in the same vehicle that qualified.

Street Car Showdown = 5 points per round
Show & Go = 6 points per round
Muscle Car Shootout = 7 points per round

Index Class Eliminator Series Points
Each CUBE race competed by a participant earns incremental round points:
Street Car Showdown = 5 points per round
Show & Go = 6 points per round
Muscle Car Shootout = 7 points per round

Strip Eliminator & Manual Transmission Points
Each race competed in by a participant earns incremental round points:
Street Car Showdown = 5 points per round
Show & Go = 6 points per round
Muscle Car Shootout = 7 points per round

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Points Standings

2014 Muscle Car Series Points Standings

Click here to view the most current point standings for the Muscle Car Series.

Racer Amenities

Racer Amenities

Brainerd International Raceway will again offer many convenience items and/or racing related amenities to help improve your overall experience for 2014. The following list of amenities are for the 2014 season so check them out and let us know those that fit your needs.

Live Timing
Live Timing is available again this year by clicking here. Friends and family who can’t make it to the event can follow your progress “live” on the Internet for FREE. There are additional packages available for purchase for those who wish to analyze their own runs or those of their competitors. See the Live Timing link on our home page for more info.

Racer Parking
Free racer parking is available throughout the facility on a first-come, first-served basis. The triangle area adjacent to the Race Control Tower is now a non-pit type, daytime only parking area. The paved Pro Pad parking spots are either pre-paid reserved parking (marked by the driver’s name or team designation along the fence line) or first-come, first-served paid parking stalls. The cost is $60 per weekend with electrical hook-ups, 30 without. During dual events, certain areas will be reserved for use by racers using the competition road course, these areas include the paved area adjacent to the 2.5-mile road course, the go-kart track, the paved infield roads near the Performance Driving School building, and the NAPA Tech Barn.

20-amp power is available at some sites: price is $30/weekend per plug. If you are using electricity without having purchased an electrical ticket at the front gate, and are approached by security, power will be $50.

Reserved Parking
Reserved Pro Pad Stalls & Pit Spaces will be available again for the Muscle Car Series. The convenience of a reserved parking space is that you can show up anytime and still get your same spot and have the same neighbors. You can reserve almost any space on the property for all three race weekends; the cost is $180 for a Pit Space with power or $90 for a spot without power if you buy a season-long reserved stall. Call the BIR office to sign up for these Pro Pad spots. Newly reserved pro pad spots can be pro-rated if needed for the remainder of the season.

Race-to-Race Trailor or RV Storage
For those who don’t want to pull your rig back and forth between races, we offer you a convenient place to park your rig out of the way. The cost is $40 for each race-to-race storage period and requires the racer to fill out a form.

** PLEASE NOTE: Race-to-race storage will NOT be allowed from July 25 through August 20 due to the NHRA Nationals.

Air Conditioned Tower Suites
Tower Suites are available to rent for all drag events other than the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. Get together with your friends and hang out in style. Our tower suites can seat up to 15 people comfortably and hold 20 people total. They all have AC, refrigerators, tables, chairs and speakers hooked to the PA system. Catering is available for an extra charge and must be set up in advance. The cost of the Tower Suite is $100 per day; admission is not included with a suite rental.

Rustic Camping
If you feel as though you want to sleep out in the elements and commune with nature we have a couple hundred acres of open space perfect for setting up a tent or a pop-up and getting away from it all without being too far from the action. Camping fee is included between days of a multi-day ticket.

PleasureLand RV VIP Campground Sites
Want more creature comforts than that? We do have 164 full-service campsites available for rent for most events. The cost is $40 additional per site per night, which includes hook-ups for water, electric and sewer and includes a picnic table and fire ring. Limit of one camper/motorhome per site, however additional tent camping is allowed.

On-Track Deluxe Condos
If sleeping out under the stars is not for you, we also have 12 deluxe condominiums available for rent during the year. Each condominium has two bedrooms, two baths, a fully furnished kitchen and living room area with a gas fireplace and cable TV. For some events, the deluxe condominiums have already been sold out, so act fast. Click here for pricing. Event admission is not included with a condo rental.

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Motorized Pit Vehicles

Motorized Pit Vehicles

All non-licensed motorized vehicles (any vehicle that doesn’t have current state roadworthy licensing) will require an authorization sticker to operate on BIR grounds. An authorization ticket is available for sale at the front gate during events. Pricing is as follows:

2014 Season Ticket (excluding Nationals) – $10 per year

2014 Nationals only Ticket – $70 advance, $80 gate

To purchase a non-licensed vehicle ticket, an adult (a person 18 years old or older) with a valid drivers license must sign a release waiver and take full responsibility for that vehicle and any and all injuries/damages it causes.

The ticket is then redeemed for an individually numbered sticker to be placed on the front of the vehicle. Tickets can be redeemed for stickers by stopping by the Security station or by contacting any of our security guards and presenting the vehicle for inspection. (See vehicle guidelines below.)

Vehicle guidelines
It is not the responsibility of BIR for pit vehicle safety, it is the person who signs the release that takes full ownership of that vehicle to see that it is safely operated! The following is a list of guidelines with regards to vehicles.

Trailer or “Partywagon” Rules
• Trailers should not be wider than the tow vehicle.

• All sharp edges should be padded.

• All seats/tables should be bolted down, strapped or enclosed by sturdy railing.

• Night time brings added concern for safety. Be careful!

• NO GLASS CONTAINERS.

Age Limits and Restricted Areas
All drivers and crew members entering a restricted area must sign the appropriate Waiver and Liability Releases. Minors under the age of 18 must have a Minor Release Form signed by both parents or legal guardians. In the case of a single parent (by means of divorce, death, or court order) or a legal guardian (by court order), a written notation must be made in the minor release form.

To enter into any Restricted Area, any driver or crew member must possess and display a valid Restricted Area Wrist Band.

Motorized Vehicle Rules
• The maximum speed limit inside BIR is 10 mph.

• Drivers of all motorized vehicles must be at least 16 years old and carry a valid driver’s license.

• All vehicles MUST HAVE functioning headlight and taillight from dusk through dawn. Flashlights do not qualify as a legal headlight or taillight.

• All motorized vehicles MUST drive on the appropriate side of the road.

• BIR reserves the right to confiscate pit transportation of any violators.

Non-motorized vehicles: Bicycles, roller-blades, skateboards, etc.
No one under the age of 18 is allowed to operate non-motorized vehicles in the pit area during racing hours.

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