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Spec Car Racing School

Brainerd International Raceway

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Item #: DRI-MSP-0001

Transform yourself from a spectator into a race car driver and feel the excitement of pushing an SCCA Ford Spec Racer to top speeds at Brainerd International Raceway!

  • The racing school has instructed hundreds of delighted students and has been in operation for over 30 years
  • Helmets, racing suits, and gloves will be provided on the day of the experience 
  • Your brief classroom instruction will cover safety measures, basic racing technique, and track dynamics
  • Get ready for the racing experience of your life!

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  • Transform yourself from a spectator into a race car driver and feel the excitement of pushing an SCCA Ford Spec Racer to top speeds at Brainerd International Raceway!

    • The racing school has instructed hundreds of delighted students and has been in operation for over 30 years
    • Helmets, racing suits, and gloves will be provided on the day of the experience 
    • Your brief classroom instruction will cover safety measures, basic racing technique, and track dynamics
    • Get ready for the racing experience of your life!

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  • Race an SCCA Ford Spec Racer at the Brainerd International Raceway and get ready for the experience of a lifetime! 

    Your day will start with a 1-hour classroom instruction which covers the basics of racing techniques, safety measures, and track dynamics. Your professional instructor will then take you around the track in an SUV to show you how to find the optimum racing lines on the course. 

    Now it's time to get into your racing suit and to get buckled up into the 5 speed, Ford Spec Racer to see what racing is all about. Experience the thrill of driving a purpose-built race car around a famous, historic race track, at speed, and with confidence! 

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  • Essential Information

    • Includes classroom and on-track instructions, car and racing gear, and a catered breakfast 
    • All participants must be present for registration and track tour at 7:15 AM (regardless of the racing time)
    • Participants must be at least 16 years of age and possess a valid driver's license
    • Participants must know how to operate a manual transmission (as none of the vehicles are automatic)
    • Participants must be between 5'0" - 6'5" tall and should weigh no more than 250 pounds

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    Maximum Participants

    During this experience, there will be 10-12 cars are on the track at one time. Total group size will vary.

    Spectators

    We encourage you to bring friends and family to watch you drive!

    Weather Dependent

    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

    What To Wear

    Wear comfortable clothing suitable for weather conditions and closed-toe, thin soled shoes.

    Booking Information

    For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance.

    Rescheduling & Cancellations

    Once you have received a booking confirmation, rescheduling is allowed up to 14 days prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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    1. What are the requirements to drive?

      Drivers must be at least 16 years old and have a valid driver's license.

    2. Are there any height or weight restrictions?

      All participants have to be between 5'0" and 6'5" tall and weigh no more than 250 pounds. 

    3. Do I need to know how to drive manual transmission?

      Yes, you have to know how to operate a manual transmission, as none of the vehicles are automatic. 

    4. Will there be food available at the track?

      A continental breakfast will be provided, additional food and beverages are available for purchase at the racetrack.

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April through October:
Select Mondays - 10:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM

*All participants must be present for registration and a track tour at 7:15 AM (regardless of the racing time), mandatory safety session begins promptly at 8:00 AM

Booking Information
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance.

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    Brainerd International Raceway - Brainerd, MN

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