NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Coming to Brainerd International Raceway


BRAINERD, Minn. – Brainerd International Raceway hosts the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series West Central Division for Thunder at the Lakes on August 11- 13.

The event is one of 45 scheduled across the country where drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series earn points leading to divisional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. Categories include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division’s Jerry Haas Race Cars Top Sportsman, Fineline Graphics & Madcap Racing Top Dragster and NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Series are also in competition.

Tickets for the Thunder at the Lakes at BIR are $25 each day. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. For more information call the track, (866) 444-4455, or visit www.brainerdracewayandresort.com.

Friday, August 11

Gates Open at 7 a.m.

Test and Tune at 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday, August 12

Gates Open at 7 a.m.

Time Trails & Qualifying at 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Top Dragster, Comp, and Top Sportsman Qualifying at 11 a.m., 2 & 5 p.m.

Sunday, August 13

Gates open at 7 a.m.

Round 1 at 9 a.m.

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