The Bracket Drag Racing Series is on the dragstrip for the final race of the season, with series championships on the line. Saturday’s race is the annual Wally Race, where most of the class winners take home Wally trophies. 24 Hours of Lemons is on the road course Saturday-Sunday for a pair of 8-hour endurance races for $500 junkers. And an autocross competition is on the pro pad Saturday & Sunday as well.
Imports and sport compacts invade BIR this weekend for drag racing, drifting, autocross, lapping, burnout contests, car shows, stage shows and a lot more. There are two Proving Grounds events this year, including June 12-14.
MAP Proving Grounds
Thunder at the Lakes features some of the country’s top Sportsman drag racers competing in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.
Aussie-style cruising show.
The MAP Proving Grounds has largely been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be limited drifting and autocross but there will be no spectators allowed and no camping.
MAP Proving Grounds
This event has been cancelled due to the Governor’s Stay at Home order. If we can reschedule it, we will. We’ll provide updates on our website, social media and the app. Thanks for your patience.
It’s the second of six weekends for the Bracket Drag Racing Series, with two days for eliminations, Saturday and Sunday. It’s also the Midwest Class Racers weekend, with extra payouts for the Stock/Super Stock class. The BIR Performance Driving School will be on the road course on Saturday for a private event, and then the Slowpokes Car Club will take to the road course on Sunday. There’s also autocross competition Saturday and Sunday on the pro pad.
It’s the biggest motorsports race in the Midwest featuring the best drag racers on the planet and fire-belching dragsters that fly down the track at 320+ mph. The pits are always open, on-site camping, live music and much more.
PleasureLand RV Center will take over BIR for its Brainerd RV Show & Sale, featuring over 200 RVs and campers for sale. The show is free and open to the public.
PleasureLand RV Center Show Information
The Slowpokes car club is on the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course for a full-day driving event. It’s a great chance to polish your riding skills. Open to all drivers, Slowpokes just requires that all drivers are at least 18 years old and have completed a high-speed driving school, like the BIR Performance Driving School.