PIR's Restricted Reopening

3 months ago

PIR's approval from the Governor's office for restricted opening operations includes specific requirements.  NO Spectators are allowed at events through at least July.  All attendees wear face coverings, temperature checks are taken prior to entry etc.  Specific requirements list available by contacting PIR office at 503-823-5895.  See update below regarding status of events.  Changes take place almost daily and we will advise as fast as we can.  Please be patient. We will provide additional information as soon as possible.Stay safe and healthy.


-         No new updates/cancellations as of this writing


-         July 8 ET Drag Racing

-         July 9 Thursday Night Motocross Practice

-         July 10 Pro Drive Test Day for SCCA race weekend

-         July 11 & 12 SCCA Majors Road Racing

-         Please check PIR Calendar at for full calendar


-         July 24-26 Portland SpeedTour & Portland Vintage Racing Festival -  Cancelled and moved to SOVREN Race Weekend this coming September 5 & 6, 2020.  SpeedTour West Coast Trans Am series and Portland Vintage Racing Festival SVRA entries now competing with Columbia River Classic on updated SOVREN schedule.  More information coming soon at  and

-         Thursday Night Motocross will be PRACTICE ONLY through July

-         July 23 Anniversary Night Thursday Night Motocross – Postponed until possible August 20 date but that is TBD

-         August 2 Germanpalooza  - Cancelled, Resume in 2021

-         1/4 Mile Friday Late Night Drags season postponed until AT LEAST July 17th

-         1/4 Mile Saturday Late Night Drags season postponed until AT LEAST July 18th

-         Beaches Cruisin’ – Postponed until AT LEAST August 5

-         June 1 Monday Night PIR Bicycles season – Cancelled, Restart 2021

-         June 1 Short Track Mountain Bike season – Cancelled, Restart 2021

-         June 2 Tuesday Night PIR Bicycles season – Cancelled, Restart 2021

-         June 27 & 28 Lucky Dog Racing League - Cancelled

-         July 8 National Wheelchair Games - Cancelled

-         July 10-12 60th Rose Cup Races – Postponed to July 2021

-         July 18 Bubble Run - Cancelled

-         August 2 Big NW Subaru Meet – Cancelled

-         August 5 Skip Day Track Day - Cancelled

-         August 15 Great Inflatable 5K - Cancelled

-         August 15 Color in Motion 5K cancelled

-         October 10 Foam Glow 5K - Cancelled

-         October 10 Clackamas Sheriff Ride with a Cop - Cancelled

Schedule changes are happening daily.

-         Please go to which will remain updated  as additional information is received.

-         Updates will be posted on the PIR Facebook page  and on Twitter @PortlandRaceway.

Thank you for your patience during the fluid state of information and changing conditions.  Stay safe and healthy.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Stay informed about the virus at these Resources:

Oregon Healthy Authority COVID-19 webpage

Multnomah County Health Department's COVID-19 webpage

Portland Parks COVID-19 Information 

60th Rose Cup Races Postponed to 2021

2 months ago

The difficult decision has been made to postpone the 60th Rose Cup Races until 2021 due to the uncertainty of COVID-19. Details in press release at:

Grand Prix of Portland date change & Tickets

1 year ago

INDYCAR announced March 26th that the Grand Prix of Portland at Portland International Raceway (PIR) originally set for Sept. 4-6, 2020, has been moved to one week later on the calendar to Sept. 11-13, 2020.

This shift is in support of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES’ efforts to run as many of its points championship races as possible in 2020. The date at PIR moving back also opens up the summer calendar further for the Indianapolis 500 to run on August 23, 2020.

This rescheduled date is subject to the ongoing guidance and mandates of national, state and local authorities regarding public gatherings. The health and safety of all associated with this event will remain the priority of the Grand Prix of Portland and PIR.

Previously purchased tickets to the Grand Prix of Portland will be valid and honored on the rescheduled dates of Sept. 11-13, 2020. Send email to: for any questions on ticket purchases and additional information.

Are you Member of Friends of PIR?

5 years ago

Friends of PIR (FOPIR) is a 501(c3) nonprofit committed to the preservation and enhancement of PIR.  Join FOPIR (it's free).  Every dollar helps preserve and improve this unique city based facility.  PIR is financially self sustaining and does not receive public funding. Your tax deductible contributions of any size are greatly appreciated!.

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7 years ago

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