Press Release –
The WPSA PowerSports Snowmobile Tour will make history next weekend when it brings Pro National Snocross racing to Brainerd International Raceway for the first time. The Polaris BIR Championship is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Jan. 12-14, here.
The event, which will feature Pro Stock and Pro Open finals on both Saturday and Sunday, will also feature qualifying Friday, and a full Amateur and Pro-Am show during the weekend. Saturday’s race will be telecast on SPEED on Feb. 3 at 2 p.m. EST, and will re-air on Feb. 7 at 3 a.m. Sunday’s event will be telecast on Feb. 7 at noon EST, followed by the re-air Feb. 15 at 2 p.m.
“Brainerd International Raceway has hosted many notable national racing series during its nearly 40 years of operation, including World Sports Cars, Trans-Am, NHRA drag racing and many others,” said PowerSports Entertainment, Inc. CEO Rick Murphy. “We’re thrilled to add the PowerSports Snowmobile Tour’s National Snocross moniker to that list. We’ve run many successful and exciting regional races here, and we’re looking forward to bringing our brand of National Snocross racing to Brainerd.”
“Brainerd has long been a vacation destination for snowmobile enthusiasts from all over Minnesota and the surrounding states,” said Scott O’Malley, president of PowerSports Entertainment, Inc. “Our snowmaking crews are working double time to get the track prepared and we’re looking forward to an exciting and competitive race weekend.”
The Polaris BIR Championship kicks off Friday, Jan. 12 at 9 a.m. CST with qualifying. Racing gets underway Saturday, with both Pro finals running at 10:30 a.m. and noon. Sunday will feature the Pro finals at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. A full race weekend schedule can be downloaded in PDF format at PowerSportsTour.com.