Bicycle Races

Bicycle Races

No motor? No problem. The flat 2-mile road course is a favorite of the bicycle racing fraternity, with events Monday and Tuesday evenings from May through August. Free to spectators. Also the Short Track Mountain Bike series runs on Mondays in June and July, with the Cross Crusade cyclocross series and the U.S. CycloCross Nationals making yearly stops for muddy fun at PIR.

Monday Night PIR Bicycle Race Series

Monday Night PIR Bike Race Series kicks into high gear (Monday nights, April 18 – August 20) at Portland International Raceway on a flat, closed, car-free circuit. Novices welcome and encouraged; separate categories for all levels of riders from beginning to advanced cyclists. Fast and fun racing for everyone – just show up with a helmet, road bike and sense of adventure! Get More Info Here.


2016 season begins April 18.

CONTACT: Jim Anderson:  503-975-8229

River City Tuesday Night PIR Bicycle Racing Series

Tuesday Night PIR offers a fun, safe environment for new riders and seasoned veterans to come out and race their bikes in a controlled, car free environment. There are a variety of category options and start times for all abilities. For more info and questions, please go to this link or contact William Laubernds 

2016 season begins April 19.

5:15 pm - Registration open
6:00 pm - Juniors - 20 minutes (Hosted by PDX DEVO) Junior season runs 4/15-5/27
6:20 pm - Category 4/5 - 6 laps
6:25 pm - Novice - 5 Laps
6:40 pm - Category 1/2/3 - Between 12-28 Laps, 3-5 Hot Spots depending on daylight
6:45 pm - Category 3/4 - Between 10-26 Laps, 2-4 Hot Spots depending on daylight

Open Categories $15.00
Junior Race (6:00 pm race) - FreeJuniors racing open categories - $5
Registration/Season and Team Passes

Short Track Mountain Bike Series

Get ready for the 10th edition of the Portland Short Track Series, Portland's signature summer mountain bike race series for young and old!
The popular series starts on Monday June 1st, and runs for 9 weeks through July 27. Every Monday, from 5 to 8pm, you can race your mountain bike (or cyclocross bike) with hundreds of other racers of all ages and all levels on a fun and varied course on the infield of PIR. There are 4 race heats and 20 categories to choose from and races typically run for 20-30 minutes. Each night, there is also a free race for kids aged 2-9. For more details, photos, and race action videos, visit or email Kris Schamp at

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