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Address: 5523 Birchdale Road, Brainerd, MN 55401
Phone Number: 218-824-7220
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Brainerd International Raceway.

The Show & Go races were fun!!! The facility is well maintained and staff seemed friendly. Lots of fast cars and activities at the track. The weather was beautiful that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

The Show & Go races were fun!!! The facility is well maintained and staff seemed friendly. Lots of fast cars and activities at the track. The weather was beautiful that weekend!! "The Zoo"is definitely an 18 and older place to be after dark... Not too bad during the day.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We have lived just north of BIR and have survived! The only problem for us has been the noise -- if there is a BIG RACE, we plan to be gone that weekend. The traffic is well maintained, crowd also well maintained now. Over the many years, BIR has improved their operation so locally we are happy to call it... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Went here for the Muscle car shootouts. Rained most of the day Saturday, but still great people and fun to be had

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

HEADLINE: An outstanding program run by BIR Performance Driving School at the Brainerd International Raceway. THE PROGRAM One of several courses provided by BIR - the Performance Day program consists of an initial hour long classroom sessions followed by several (six) driving sessions, with each driving sessions consisting of several full laps around the track. Additional class room re-briefs occur... More 

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Wadena, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

BIR property is a great place for a fun weekend at the raceway. There is several small weekend races throughout the summer and have been to almost most of the races. With NHRA Nationals, its a must see if your a die hard racing fan and like to cut loose and party into the night. There is different areas to... More 

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Chanhassen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We were at BIR to watch my son run his motorcycle at track day. BIR has changed a lot since my days of coming up to Donnybrooke to watch the AMC Javelins kick the snot out of the Mustangs, Camaros, Challengers, Firebirds etc. It is still clean and well organized. We had a great time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

First time trip with some NHRA experts, and we will definitely be returning ! Watching this racing on TV does NOT do the sport justice...It was amazing enough watching the local racers and alcohol cars, but hearing and feeling, (yes feeling), the power of those Nitro fueled dragsters & funny cars blast down the track in 3 seconds was unbelievable.... More 

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Lockport, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Second annual August trip for the Nationals. This time, camping. THE ZOO!! Not for the whole family, and not for light sleepers! It is a 24 hour party atmosphere, with no holds barred really. If you understand that, you will have a blast! Porta potties are plenty, but often a bit sketchy. Showers are a nice convenience, but mostly cold,... More 

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Brainerd
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Great variety of races including Superbike, Snowmobile drags, Nascar, top fuel, and more. The Lucas Oil Nationals are a must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Worth the trip. Even if you are not a big race fan. if u do go, you MUST camp in the infield for the full experience. You wont be disappointed. Bring ice, sunscreen, good shoes, earplugs, and lots of liquids.

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Additional Information about Brainerd International Raceway

Address: 5523 Birchdale Road, Brainerd, MN 55401
Phone Number: 218-824-7220
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Brainerd
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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