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Brainerd International Raceway

5523 Birchdale Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
+1 218-824-7220
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Proving Grounds stay

It has been years since I had been back here. My son and his buddy talked be into dragging them... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Bismarck, North Dakota
via mobile
Fast and LOUD cars

Attended Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. Everything from motor cycles, stockcars, funny carss and... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Regina, Canada
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5523 Birchdale Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401-6848
+1 218-824-7220
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

It has been years since I had been back here. My son and his buddy talked be into dragging them over for the Proving Grounds event. It was a fair show. Some nice cars and a few good drivers. Lots of cars breaking on the...More

Thank Powderburner
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Attended Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. Everything from motor cycles, stockcars, funny carss and dragsters. Quarter miles speeds from 100 mph to 335 mph!

Thank larrys306riders
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We spent a week at the track for the Lucas Oil Natls. Met some of the friendliest people and staff at any track in the country! Good times had by all ! racing was spectacular and the Zoo was crazy fun!

Thank racerx2fas4u
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is the 3rd time we have gone to the races at BIR and camping at the zoo. The Zoo is a blast. This is an open area where you pick a spot and camp. Minimal amenities (showers, port-a-potty) but no hookups in the zoo....More

Thank suzyQ2K
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Wow!!!!!!!! A group of us went to the BIR Performance Driving School and raced Ford Spec Racers. I cannot remember the last time I had so much fun. The instructors were great, the cars quick and cornered like they are on rails and the whole...More

Thank Food4MeFood4You
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My wife and I attended the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals for one day which included a Pit pass. It was an exhilarating experience. However, be for warned that the smell from the setting of the clutches can be quite overwhelming. We are not avid racing...More

Thank RSFBigdog
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Bring your own car or rent one of the school's sports racers. An adrenaline rush for any automotive enthusiast. Experienced, knowledgeable instructors.

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you can find a weekend where there are multiple types of activities, you can really get your money's worth. This is very fun and can be pretty loud!

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I was at BIR for a motorcycle track day through ZARS, a local organization. BIR was great to work with on my end, and the facility was kept clean with easy navigation and bathrooms all over.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing time at the NHRA drags, helpful event staff and volunteers. Too bad trying to leave Sunday was over an hour just sitting in the car watching staff and volunteers leave through their own gate. I would suggest that they stay to direct...More

Thank paulimib
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28 July 2015|
Response from Mickspigalix | Reviewed this property |
Shouldn't be a problem entering the zoo on Thursday. Reserved seats are over rated to me because I like to watch from different areas.