The Firebird Season Opener presented by Stinker Stores returns on Sat-Sun, April 22-23, 2017. The two-day double header weekend of racing is the official kickoff to the 2017 Boise Muffler point’s series. 50th championship titles will be on the line in eleven different racing categories.
Gates will wing open at 9 am daily, followed by time trials and qualifying. First round of racing is set for 2 pm each day.
Racers who plan to compete both days can take advantage of early bird parking on Friday evening from 4:30 – 7 pm. Note: full event credentials for racing and crew passes are required for parking on Friday evening.
This event marks the start of points in a variety of classes (run schedule noted below). This is the start of earning a position on Team Firebird, which will compete this Fall at Woodburn. The Summit E.T. Finals is set returns over Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1-3, 2017. The top 60 racers in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Sled/Bike, Junior Dragster and High School will earn positions to compete at the Team Finals.
Another fun aspect of this race is that it marks the opening stop in the Land of the Leaders Challenge. This is a 4-race series between all the tracks in the Northwest Division. Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman and Sled/Bike earn points on: April 23, May 21, June 17 and July 29. Junior Dragster earns points on: April 23, May 21, July 2 and July 29. Both an embroidered jacket and NHRA Wally trophy await the top finishing point’s racers within the Division 6 region.
Daily session order for Season Opener will be:
- Street Truck
- Super Shifter
- Junior Dragster
- Outlaw Street
- Factory Muscle
- Street Bike
- Super Pro
- Test 10.99-Quicker Session
- Test 11.00-Slower Session