Modern Automotive Performance Sport Compact Proving Grounds
Friday - Saturday, July 10th & 11th 2009
Brainerd International Raceway - World's Fastest Drag Strip
Friday: Open Testing / Tuning
Gates Open: 7:00 AM
Tech Opens: 8:00 AM
Open Testing / Tuning: 10:00 AM
Open Drifting: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Car Show Registration: Noon – 5:00 PM
Open AutoX: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tech Closes: 5:00 PM
Friday Night: Entertainment
Live Band / Series 5 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tech Opens: 8:00 AM
Open Time Trials: 9:00 AM – Noon
Competition Drifting: 9:00 AM – Noon
Car Show Registration: 9:00 AM - Noon
Car Show Judging: Noon – 3:00 PM
Drag Race Eliminations: 1:00PM
AutoX Competition: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Car Show Awards 4:00 PM (in front of the condos)
Admission / Competition / Camping Fees
Drag Race Car & Driver: $35.00 (Friday & Saturday Pass)
Drift / AutoX Car & Driver: $35.00 (Friday & Saturday Pass)
Spectator admission: $10.00/Day or $20 (Friday & Saturday Pass)
Children ages 6 – 12: $5.00/Day or $10 (Friday & Saturday Pass)
Children 5 and under: FREE!
Camping Included with Friday & Saturday Pass!
Full Service Campsites: $35.00
Condos: $175.00 / Night
Drag Racing Information / Classes
The event is open to any sport compact vehicle. No tube chassis cars allowed in competition, exhibition passes only. All drivers are required to wear a helmet certified Snell 2000 or newer.
F/R Street: This is for front and rear wheel drive vehicles on DOT tires only.
F/R Open: This is an open class for front and rear wheel drive vehicles. Drag racing slicks are permitted.
Motor / Open: This is an open class for all motor vehicles only. No power adders are allowed. Drag racing slicks are permitted.
AWD Street: This is for AWD vehicles on DOT tires only.
SC-1: Run what ya brung! 0-12.99 Dial-in bracket racing. (NHRA rules apply.)
SC-2: Run what ya brung! 13.00+ Dial-in bracket racing.
Modern Automotive Performance Quick 16: Qualifying will be at 10:00am, 11:00am and 12:00pm with the fastest 16 cars making up the field. If you attempt to qualify but do not make the field you may run in an alternate class. The number of participants in this field may change depending on attendance.
IB-ET: Import Bike E.T. Must be Street Legal with working headlight, tail light, Push-button Electric Starting, Charging System and DOT Tires. Max Wheelbase is 68 inches. Wheelie bars not allowed. Snap back throttle and tethered kill switch mandatory. Full Face helmet (with shield) meeting Snell 2000 or newer certification, leather jacket, over the ankle leather footwear and leather gloves required. Leather pants that zip to jacket or 1 piece riding suit required if running faster than 120mph in the quarter mile. NHRA Competition License required if running quicker than 10 seconds in the quarter mile.
Drag Racing Prizes / Bounties
Trophies will be awarded to the winner of each class and the Quick 16 winners will also receive cash prizes from a $1000 prize pool courtesy of Modern Automotive Performance. The winner will receive $600, the runner up will receive $250, and third place will receive $150.
Car Show Information / Prizes
Cars will be judged on a scale of 1-10 with prizes being awarded for the following:
- Best of Show
- Best Japanese Car
- Best European Car
- Best Domestic Car
- Best Paint Scheme
- Best Interior
- Best Engine Bay
- Best Sound System
- Most Unique
Trophies will be awarded to the winners courtesy of Modern Automotive Performance.
Drifting / Auto-X Information
A large area of asphalt has been set aside for AutoX and drifting! Event structure and coordination will be handled by Empty Pockets Drift Crew aka EPDC.
AutoX: Trophies will be awarded to the fastest participants, make sure to familiarize yourself with the course on Friday! Cone violations will incur a 1 second penalty.
Drifting: A combination of skidpad and gymkhana drifting will be available. Trophies will be awarded to the winners of the competition which will be judged for style in a skidpad format.
Tech Considerations: A functional seat belt and helmet are required. Batteries must be secured (no zip ties, bungee cords, etc) and no loose articles are permitted within the vehicle. Drift participants will be required to utilize fluid retention devices (sweatbands are commonly used) and have a spare set of tires available unless the vehicle was trailered to the event. Cracked windshields will not be permitted.
Headline and class sponsorship is still available! You can also sponsor one or more Quick 16 bounty prizes to be determined! Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Vendor Space / Information
Vendors are encouraged to attend as vendor space at the event is free! As this will surely be one of the largest sport compact events in the country it is a great opportunity to market your products and services! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your space.
Automotive Forums / Car Clubs
Automotive forums and car clubs are strongly encouraged to not only attend, but to embrace this event as one of your own. What more could you ask for in regards to a summer event for your members? Please contact email@example.com to RSVP and reserve space specifically for your gathering!