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Schedule of Events - mark
your calendars today!


Open Test Day and
Unlimited Grudge Racing

Sat., May 9
Opens: 10 am
Testing: 11 am-4pm
Test: $30
Adults: $12
6-12: $3
5 & under: Free

NAPA Auto Parts
45th Annual
Ignitor Nitro Opener
presented by
Peterson Chevrolet
NHRA Lucas Oil
Drag Race Series

Schedule-Admission
Thursday, May 14
Gates Open: 9 am
Open Racer Parking: 9 am
Tech Inspections: 10 am – 6 pm
Testing begin at: 2 pm
Secure Facility: 7 pm
Adults: $15
15 & under: Free

Friday, May 15
Gates Open: 8 am
Time Trials & Qualifying: 9 am
AA/Nitro Funny Car 
Qualifying: 4 pm

Secure Facility: 8 pm
Adults: $15
15 & under: Free

Saturday, May 16
Gates Open: 8 am
Time Trials & Qualifying: 9 am
AA/Nitro Funny Car 
Qualifying: 1 & 5 pm

Secure Facility: 8 pm
Adults: $20
15 & under: Free

Sunday, May 17
Gates Open: 8 am
Sportsman Elimination: 9 am
Special Award 
Presentations: Noon
AA/Nitro Funny Car Eliminations 
at:1, 2:45 and 4:30 pm

Event concludes: 5 pm
Adults: $20
15 & under: Free

Fairly Reliable Bob's
Club Challenge Series #2
May 22
Opens: 2 pm
Race: 6:30 pm

Peterson Chevrolet
Midnight Drags
May 23
Opens: 7 pm
Grudge racing:
8 pm - Midnight


The official 2015
Track Schedule (all events)
is located under the Schedule
button at the top of page.




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OPEN TEST AND UNLIMITED GRUDGE RACING OFFERED ON SAT., MAY 9TH

The next opportunity to make practice runs and test your equipment will take place on Sat., May 9th. Gates will open at 10  am, followed by test runs and unlimited grudge racing from 11 am until 4 pm. The race day will also offer points for all Junior Dragsters. Test card: $30, adults: $12, 6-12: $3, and 5 & under free.

45th Annual NAPA Auto Parts
IGNITOR NITRO OPENER
presented by Peterson Chevrolet - NHRA Division 6 Lucas Oil Drag Race Series

All of us can almost feel the energy and excitement building for one of Idaho’s biggest Spring-time sporting events, the official kickoff of Firebird’s 48th season of NHRA Championship Drag Racing. It’s almost time for the 45th edition of the NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor Nitro Opener on Thursday-Sunday, May 14th-17th. We’re all but ready blow the lid right off the first major professional racing weekend of 2015.

Headlining the Ignitor will be the return of AA/Nitro Funny Cars in the Stinker Stores Nitro Knockout. As the oldest drag racing event in the Pacific Northwest dating back to 1971, the Ignitor is the second stop in the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series.



Reigning Ignitor champion Kris Krabill will pilot the Austin & O'Brien Northwest Hitter in all new colors for 2015. Image provide by Chris Graves - MaxCacklePhotos.com.


In addition, it marks the first stop for sportsman competitors in the Division 6 Lucas Oil Drag Race Series and a premium point’s event in the Boise Muffler Gold Cup Series. For your convenience, specific hours and admission prices are detailed below.

Hours & Admission
Thursday, May 14th

Gates Open: 9 am
NHRA/Gold Cup Testing Runs: 2 pm – 6 pm
Gates Close: 7 pm
Adults Pit Side: $15
15 & Under: Free

Friday, May 15th

Gates Open: 8 am
NHRA Record Runs & Qualifying: 9 am
AA/Nitro Funny Car Qualifying: 4 pm
Gates Close: 8 pm
Adults Pit Side: $15
15 & Under: Free

Saturday, May 16th

Gates Open: 8 am
NHRA Record Runs & Qualifying: 9 am
AA/Nitro Funny Car Qualifying: 1 pm & 5 pm
Gates Close: 8 pm
Adults Pit Side: $20
15 & Under: Free

Sunday, May 17th

Gates Open: 8 am
Sportsman eliminations: 9 am
AA/Nitro Funny Car Eliminations: 1 pm
Sportsman Elimination: Afternoon
AA/Nitro Funny Car Semi-Finals: 2:45 pm
AA/Nitro Funny Car and NHRA Lucas Oil Finals: 4:30 pm
Adults Pit Side: $20
15 & Under: Free

All adult and kids tickets are sold at the entrance upon arrival. For more ticket information, contact the Firebird hotline: 208.938.8986 or click on Tickets (above). Firebird is located 5 miles north of Hwy 44 on Hwy 16 (just follow the highway directional signs), northwest of Eagle. To learn more timing information as the days count down, swing by our Firebird Facebook Site.




 























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