Last call for Racer Banquet registration

Thursday, Feb. 11 is the deadline for registering for BIR’s annual Racer Banquet, which is set for Saturday, Feb. 20 at Cragun’s Resort in Brainerd. Call Keri at BIR’s Ticket Office with questions or to register: 218-824-7223 or 1-866-444-4455. BIR’s offices are open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

If you need lodging, call Cragun’s at 1-800-272-4867. Other lodging options are available as well by contacting or

BIR is encouraging everyone to make a weekend out of it and join us for snowmobile rides Friday and Saturday morning, or take advantage of the recreational opportunities at Cragun’s and in the Brainerd Lakes Area that weekend.

The Racer Banquet is BIR’s chance to recognize the top drag racers during the 2015 season. Champions of BIR’s Bracket Drag Racing Series and the Muscle Car Series will be honored, and individual awards will be given out. It’s a fun night for racers as well as their families and friends. Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. The awards program follows dinner.

The cost for the banquet  is $38 per person, $17 per child 8-12 years old and $11 per child 4-7 years old.

Please be aware that those who attend the banquet must pay for dinner as well.

Visit the Cragun’s Resort website for more details about what they offer and where they are. Or visit the Visit Brainerd website to learn more about what’s happening in the Brainerd Lakes Area that weekend.

Hope to see you there!