Lodging deadline for Racer Banquet is Jan. 19

The deadline for reserving rooms for BIR’s Racer Banquet at Cragun’s Resort is this Friday. If you’re planning to attend the Feb. 24 banquet and you want to get a room at the guaranteed rate, you must register for the banquet by this Thursday and then reserve your room with Craguns but Friday.

Win a new race car while helping cancer patients

Buy a raffle ticket and win a 2018 Mazda MX-5 Cup Race Car. But better yet, you’ll be helping cancer patients by funding hand-crafted goodie bags that are given to patients to lift their spirits. Only 2,500 tickets are available so buy now.

Jed Copham to compete at Daytona’s Trans Am Series race

BIR owner Jed Copham will be competing in the Trans Am Series race Nov. 11 at Daytona International Speedway in Florida. He’ll be driving the same Corvette he raced in last summer during the PleasureLand RV Show & Go, where he placed fourth.

Season ends with pair of World Racing League enduro races

The World Racing League was on BIR’s Competition Road Course last weekend for a pair of endurance races, an eight-hour race on Saturday and a seven-hour race in the rain on Sunday. The objective is pretty simple: Complete more laps than anyone else. Below are results from each day. Photos below are from Jerry Winker, (Read More)

Goblins and more at BIR for the finale

There was a little of everything during the final weekend of racing. A wedding proposal, a Halloween costume party, treasure hunts, games and some great racing action. Here are some photos from the weekend. Have a fabulous winter and we’ll see you at the track next year for the 50th Anniversary! There might be a (Read More)

Dale Earnhardt’s NASCAR car to lead Saturday’s cruise

The car that NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt raced in 1989-90 will be at BIR Saturday and will lead the Street Car Cruise at 7 p.m. The cruise is for drag cars racing in the street car classes, they must make four laps around the Donnybrooke Road Course.

Sunday is finals day; here’s the schedule

Sunday starts out with fans on the track and ends with fans in the Winner’s Circle. In between, you can be guaranteed some amazing drag racing as drivers battle for points on their way to the Countdown to the Championship.

Nitro classes are featured on Friday

The nitro=burning Funny Cars and Dragsters make their first two qualifying runs Friday afternoon, along with the Pro Stock Motorcycles and Cars. The morning is reserved for the Sportsman classes, which are qualifying. Watch the flames fly!

Capps, Schumacher appearance tops Thursday schedule

The 36th Annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals starts on Thursday, Aug. 17 at Brainerd International Raceway. Day One starts with Sportsman qualifying sessions and public autograph sessions with Ron Capps, Tony Schumacher, Tommy Johnson Jr., and Jack Beckman.

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