Stop by Richie Crampton’s pit area on Friday and Saturday for Nitro School, which is an entertaining look at the NHRA drag racing for both beginners and veteran fans alike. Read More for details.
Race fans don’t need a ticket to be part of the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. NHRA drivers will be making free public appearances and five hours of racing will be televised on ESPN2. The Power Loon has radio interviews all week as well. Be part of the fastest show on Earth!
Race fans have four chances this weekend to watch BIR’s Trans Am Series race from July 5. CBS Sports Network will air the race twice on Saturday and twice on Sunday. Set your DVRs/recorders and relive this amazing race.
The KQDS morning show will broadcast live from BIR Friday morning, promoting the 29th Annual PleasureLand RV Show & Go. Tune in to listen to interviews with drivers and learn more about the event this weekend.
Brainerd & Baxter residents can get a $25 ticket to Sunday’s race for only $10! Just pick up a coupon from the Brainerd Lakes Chamber office or the Welcome Center and bring it to the gate. Be part of history at BIR, with the Trans Am Series as the featured event. Coupons are available until 4:30 p.m. Friday!
Two drag racers who will be gunning for consecutive championships this year in the Muscle Car Series are Keith Sands and Jake Delmonico, both of who were featured in their hometown newspapers. They both will be competing this weekend during the 7th Annual Street Car Showdown, which kicks off the three-race series. The other two (Read More)
The KQDS Morning Show from Duluth will broadcast live from BIR’s Tower Suites Friday morning. And Kris Vox, formerly of the 1980s tribute band Hairball, will perform Friday night at BIR’s Wheelie Bar & Grille.
This week is the first Wednesday Night Street Drags of the season. Anyone with a street-legal car, truck or bike can run on BIR’s world-class drag strip as times as time allows. The event also includes autocross. Gates open at 4 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m.
Bill Doolittle, a drag racing enthusiast and track worker at BIR, passed away last month but will be honored this Saturday at the conclusion of racing when Kitty’s Tree will be re-dedicated. Everyone is welcome to attend. RIP Bill!
BIR is offering up $16,000 in cash to drag racers on the track’s ET Finals team that bring home a class championship this fall, yet another reason why competition during this year’s Bracket Drag Racing Series will be intense.