Fri, May 5 - Sun, May 7, 2023

CRA Event #1 - May 2023

Brainerd International Raceway

About this event

The Central Roadracing Association (CRA) is a 50+ year old non-profit organization run entirely by a volunteer board and staff. Our mission is to provide the safest, most affordable, and fun environment in support of the sport of motorcycle road racing. Everything we do in terms of financials is designed to support that mission. Our race fee structure, awards program, advertising, volunteer incentive programs, and safety funds are all closely maintained and managed to grow the sport, increase safety, and ensure longevity of the organization itself.


 

Brainerd International Raceway is the largest racetrack in the Upper Midwest and may offer the most diverse motorsports schedule anywhere. With a world-class drag strip and two road course configurations (one is 2.5 miles and the other is 3.1 miles), BIR hosts drag racing, road racing, endurance racing, Superbike racing, drifting and autocross competitions, cruising events, and car shows. It even has a small lake in the campground for watercross, where snowmobiles race on open water.

Event requirements

Pre-Registration Requirements:

RACER/MOTORCYCLE REQUIREMENTS

  •  Motorcycles are to conform to Central Roadracing Association regulations.
  •  A valid Competition License from the CRA ,or reciprocating organization.
  • Track day experience, driving school certificates, and/or resumes are NOT substitutions for a Competition License and will not be accepted.
  •  In addition to a valid competition license, racers age 16 and 17 years old must also have a completed and notarized minor release waiver that covers 1/1/21 - 12/31/21.
  •  Your competition license must be valid at the time of registration.

 

CRA Event #1 - May 2023

The May race weekend of the 2023 season is already here and the CRA will be hosting Single Sprints, Trophy Dashes, and the prestigious Framstad Cup on the Brainerd International Raceway Comptition Course.

CRA Event #1 - May 2023 Schedule

 

MotorsportReg.com

The CRA is now utilizing MotorsportReg.com (MSR) for all race registration and product purchases.

  • Racers are required to complete their CRA Membership on MotorsportReg.com BEFORE they register for a CRA event.
  • New riders CANNOT register for races until they have completed new rider school and received their race license.
  • Grid spots will continue to be awarded based on registration date/time.  The earlier you complete your registration, the better your grid spot.
  • Customers will now be able to update their own registration during the early bird pricing period.
  • After early bird pricing ends, in the event you need to add, remove, or change your registration in any way you will be required to contact Race Registration via email or in person at the event.

 

Product

Early Bird Price*

Post Early Bird Price*

Racer Wristband

$105.00 +tax

$105.00 +tax

Friday Practice: Full

$90.00 +tax

$105.00 +tax

Friday Practice: Half

$80.00 +tax

$80.00 +tax

Sprint Races

$55.00 +tax

$65.00 +tax

Trophy Dashes

$80.00 +tax

$90.00 +tax

Transponder Rental

$50.00 +tax

$50.00 +tax

          *All prices shown on MotorsportReg include sales tax at a rate of 7.375%

  • MSR does not do “pre reg” pricing in the same manner as the previous CRA store.  MSR utilizes what they call early bird, and post early bird pricing.  Once “pre reg” ends, items will incur a post early bird late fee increasing the price to the post early bird amount.
  • CRA Event Registration on MSR will not allow a user to select concurrently running races.  ie. You cannot register for both Sportsman Lightweight and Sportsman Middleweight since they are on the track at the same time.  If you attempt to select both, MSR will automatically uncheck the previously selected race.
  • MSR requires online payment at the time of registration.  The CRA will no longer be accepting offline payments such as cash or check.

May 2023 Registration Dates

Registration for CRA Event #1 - May 2023 opens at 8:00AM on Saturday April 15th for both experts and novices.  Post early bird late fees will be assessed for any registrations completed after midnight Saturday, April 29th.  Registration will remain open until 8:30AM, May 7th, 2023.

Early Bird Registration

8am, April 15th

Midnight, April 29th

Post Early Bird Registration

Midnight, April 29th

8:30am, May 7th

 

CRA & AMA

The CRA is an AMA (AmericanMotorcyclistAssociation) sanctioned organization. 

In accordance with AMA rules1 all racers are required to hold and provide proof of AMA membership before they are allowed to compete.  Proof of membership will be requested at the race registration window prior to receiving your racer wristband,

1”All riders in AMA-sanctioned competition are required to be AMA members or have an AMA issued one event pass.  AMA associate members cannot participate in AMA sanctioned competition.”

 

Rental Transponders

1. Rental transponders can be purchased when registering for CRA Event #1 - May 2023

2. Complete a Transponder Rental Agreement and provide it to race registration by email or in person at the race registration window.  Transponder rental agreements can be found on the CRA-MN.com website under Forms and Documents, Membership Information.  Race Registration will still have transponder rental agreements available at the track if needed.

3. Pick-up your rental transponder at Race Registration during the race weekend.

4. Return your rental transponder to Race Registration at the end of each race weekend.

5. Racers will continue to be held responsible for any damage and/or replacement costs for transponders damaged beyond repair, not returned, or lost.

Race Registration Schedule

Thursday, May 4th

6:45 - 8:00PM

Race Registration / Racer Wristbands
Full Day Friday Practice Wristbands

Friday, May 5th

8:00 - 10:00AM

Race Registration / Racer Wristbands
Full Day Friday Practice Wristbands

Friday, May 5th

1:00 - 2:00PM

1/2 Day Practice Wristbands ONLY

Saturday, May 6th

7:30 – 8:30AM

Race Registration/Racer Wristbands

Sunday, May 7th

7:30 – 8:30AM

Race Registration/Racer Wristbands

Brainerd International Raceway

Brainerd, MN
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Organizer

Motorcycle Race organized by

Central Roadracing Association

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Event over!