Our Goals

Friends of PIR is dedicated to three key goals that not only benefit Portland International Raceway, but also the surrounding communities.

Community

Sustaining and expanding PIR’s
civic contribution in Portland and
surrounding areas.

Culture

Building PIR’s value as an
accessible venue for motorsports,
as well as many other forms of
recreation and entertainment.

Competition

Preserving and enhancing PIR as
a resource for race participants,
spectators and user groups.

Join FOPIR today.
It’s free.

What’s Next

Big Road Race Events in 2024

Since IndyCar came back to Portland in 2018, road racing has done nothing but get bigger at PIR. With the […]

What’s Next

Covered Pavilion Proposal

In an effort to continuously improve the amenities at Portland International Raceway, Friends of PIR has been working with ZGF Architects LLC, as well as local officials, to gain approval on renovation of the existing PIR café including a new covered pavilion area. To read more about the progress of this project, as well as view additional renderings, please click below.

Past FOPIR Contributions

Since its inception, FOPIR has contributed over $250,000 to improve infrastructure and the experience of visitors, volunteers, and PIR employees. […]

About the Rose Cup Races

The Rose Cup Races were the first event held at PIR way back in 1961. Wikipedia succinctly summarizes the Rose […]

Big Road Race Events in 2024

Since IndyCar came back to Portland in 2018, road racing has done nothing but get bigger at PIR. With the […]

Multipurpose Covered Pavilion

PIR track management has asked FOPIR to design, fund, and build what is currently referred to as the “FOPIR Pavilion”. […]

Interested in volunteering?

Everything we do at Friends of PIR relies on our amazing, dedicated volunteers. If you’d like to join an excellent group of people sharing a passion for Portland International Raceway and the surrounding communities, click below to sign up today.