Fri, Sep 6 - Sun, Sep 8, 2019

Audi Club Glacier Lakes quattroberfest 2019

Brainerd Int'l Raceway

About this event


Proudly Presents



Join us for our premier High Performance Driver Education (HPDE) event September 6 - 8, 2019 at Brainerd International Raceway (BIR).

quattroberfest 2019 offers participants HPDE instruction for novice, intermediate and advanced driver classes on the Competition Course (short course). [Click here for Road Course Map]

New for 2019: We’ve added a Lapping Day option for Instructors, Advanced, and Intermediate-Approved-to-Solo drivers on Friday, Sept. 6th!

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 6th

  • Lapping Day Drivers Only – Instructor, Advanced, and Intermediate-Approved-to-Solo
    • Lapping at BIR on the Competition Track
      • Gates open at 7:00 a.m.
      • Registration 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday Drivers
    • Registration and Social 
      • 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Check-in for event and pick up registration packet
      • Mingle with other participants, sponsors, and volunteers
    • Driver’s Meeting 7:00 p.m. – Mandatory for Novice and Intermediate drivers; Encouraged for all other drivers.
      • Instructor/Student introductions
      • General weekend expectations
      • Preparation Tips

Saturday, September 7th

  • High Performance Driver’s Education at BIR on the Competition Track
  • Novice and Intermediate* drivers will mix classroom instruction with in-car exercises and on-track sessions (*for intermediate-approved-to-solo drivers, in-car exercises are optional)
  • Advanced drivers and Instructors** will have open lapping in the morning. (** Instructors: You will be assigned time slots for helping with exercises in the morning)
  • Evening Dinner and Social

Sunday, September 8th

  • High Performance Driver’s Education at BIR on the Competition Track
  • Novice and Intermediate drivers will mix classroom instruction with on-track sessions
  • Advanced drivers and Instructors will have on-track sessions


Driver Registration 

        *** Sign up before July 27th and receive a $50 discount on Driver Registration! ***

  • Friday Only(1) $295
  • Saturday & Sunday Only $395
  • Friday(1), Saturday & Sunday $595

(1) Participation in lapping day is limited to Instructor, Advanced, and Intermediate-Approved-to-Solo drivers (as ranked by ACGL). If you are unsure of your eligibility, please send an email to before registering.   (2) Online registration closes on August 23. Only Instructors, Advanced, and Intermediate-Approved-to-Solo drivers (as ranked by ACGL) will be permitted to register at the event. An additional $50 fee will be assessed for registration at the event. 

Instructor Registration – Saturday & Sunday

Instructors who would like to participate in track sessions on Saturday and Sunday can do so at the following discounted rates:

  • One Student   $200
  • Two Students $100

Saturday Evening Dinner (optional)

  • Participant  $20
  • Guest, Non-Participant  $25

Helmet Rental (optional)  $40 (for the weekend)


Want to learn more about what to expect? 

Other questions?

Contact us at

Event requirements

Participant Requirements

No experience is necessary!  All drivers are welcome under the following conditions:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must have and present a valid driver’s license
  • Must be a member of ACNA
  • Must follow the rules established by ACNA, ACGL and track safety team at all times
  • Must wear long pants and long-sleeve shirts of 100% cotton – no poly blends – and closed toed shoes suitable for driving. No cleated shoes, heavy boots, mules or sandals are allowed.

Helmet Requirements

  • Helmets must be worn by all participants during all in-car sessions
  • All helmets used are required to have the current Snell Memorial Foundation certification sticker
  • Use of Snell Special Application (SA) rated helmets is required for all vehicles that have supplemental rollover or impact protections installed, including OEM and aftermarket roll bars or roll cages.
  • Use of Snell Motorcycle (M) rated helmets is permitted in stock vehicles that solely utilize factory impact protection.
Application Rating Valid Until
M 2010 Dec. 31, 2021
SA 2010 Dec. 31, 2021
SA 2015 Dec. 31, 2026
  • If you do not own one of the permitted helmets listed above, you can request helmet rental during registration

Vehicle Requirements

  • You must bring your own vehicle to the event - we do not supply vehicles for use at the event.
  • Vehicle must provide complete rollover protection for the body, head, and limbs.
  • While we are obviously huge Audi fans, you do not need to bring an Audi to the event. All makes are welcome.
  • Targa© - type tops with structurally integrated roll hoops are allowed, however enforcement of the broomstick rule is required.
  • Your vehicle must receive a Safety Inspection, commonly referred to as a “Tech Check”, from an authorized shop within 30 days prior to the start of the event. You must bring this completed form with you to the event!  
    • A technician performs for a technical evaluation of your vehicle to confirm it appears adequately prepared to run at high speeds.  Many shops are familiar with this process and can provide assistance. Click here to download a copy of the form: Tech Check Form.  
  • The following are not permitted in Audi Club Driving School or Clinic events:
    • High-center-of-gravity vehicles (Truck, Van, SUV-Sport Utility Vehicle, CUV-Crossover Utility Vehicle) are not permitted in Audi Club Driving School or Clinic events except those included in the ACNA Vehicle Participation Exception List. The following Audi models are included in the exception list and are therefore permitted:
      • Audi Q3 (2014+)
      • Q5/SQ5 (2009+)
      • Audi A6 allroad (2001+)
      • Audi A4 allroad (2013+)
    • Convertibles are not permitted in ACNA driving schools that takes place “at speed.” Convertibles with factory roll hoops and/or deployable rollover protection are also not permitted. These include Audi TT Roadster, Audi R8 Spyder, Audi A3/S3 Cabriolet, A4/S4 Cabriolet, Audi A5/S5 Cabriolet, Porsche Boxster, Porsche Carrera, BMW 2/3/4/6 Series, BMW Z, etc.
    • Removable hard tops are not permitted. A removable hard-top is a convertible that has a separate hard top attachment. ACNA policy states “Retracting hard-tops are not considered structural.”
    • Retracting hard tops are not permitted. A retractable hardtop, also known as coupe convertible or coupe cabriolet, is a type of convertible. ACNA policy states “Retracting hard-tops are not considered structural.”
  • If you have a question about the eligibility of your vehicle, please contact us prior to registering at

Ready to Register for Quattroberfest 2019?  Click Continue!

Brainerd Int'l Raceway

Brainerd, MN
Download track map
Download track map


Driver School organized by

Audi Club NA - Glacier Lakes Chapter

More events from this organizer
MSF Level 2 Certification Instructor Development
MSF Level 2 Certification Instructor Development
Dakota County Technical College
Adult and Teen Drivers Clinic - 2022-07-24
Adult and Teen Drivers Clinic - 2022-07-24
Dakota County Technical College
Teen Drivers Clinic - 2022-09-17
Teen Drivers Clinic - 2022-09-17
Dakota County Technical College
quattroberfest 2022 HPDE
quattroberfest 2022 HPDE
Brainerd International Raceway

Event over!