FIREBIRD RACEWAY
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Racing//Racing Categories

During the racing season Firebird offers a wide variety of classes and types of races for you to compete in, check below for one that suits your racing needs.

Super Pro

All vehicles running 7.00 – 11.99. Electronics are permitted, Open top bulb (full .5 tenths tree)-CompuStart.

Pro

All vehicles running 9.00- 13.99. Electronics are NOT permitted. Optional staging (full .5 tenths tree)-CompuStart. Dial-ins (as outlined above) are required to fall within these e.t. breaks.

Sportsman

All vehicles running 12.00 and slower, NO electronics permitted, Optional staging (full .5 tenths tree)-CompuStart.

Trophy

Exclusively for the amateur, novice or first time competitor. Open to all vehicles running 9.00 or slower, NO electronics permitted, optional staging (full .5 tenths tree)-CompuStart. Win your first round of competition and take home a trophy. Plus an award is on the line for the overall winner of the class.

Second Chance Bonus Races

Held during selected Gold Cup events. This is a second chance category for all racers who don’t survive the first round. It has a separate entry fee and is run in two different categories, one for electronics called “Box” and one without called “No Box”.

Junior Dragster

Junior Dragster is offered in two different racing divisions in eighth mile competition…Junior Lightning (11.99-Quicker) and Junior Thunder (11.00-Slower). More information

Sled/Bike

This category is offered to all Sleds and Motorcycles. The class is run off a split tree, either a pro .4 tree or a full .5 tree (no electronics).

High School

The High School program is offered to both schools and individuals with points on the line in the six-race series for cars or trucks 11.00 or slower. No electronics are permitted and a full .5 tenths tree is used.

Alumni

The Alumni program is offered to high school graduates who want to represent their alma Madre and chase for a year-end track championship. The class is open to cars or trucks 10.00 and slower. No electronics are permitted and a full .5 tenths tree is used.

Outlaw Street

The Outlaw Street category is open to any car or truck, which runs on street-type tires and through the mufflers with a dial in of 10.00 or slower. All competitors run off the full .5 tree and this is a non-electronics category.

Nostalgia

The Nostalgia class is open to any entry 1972 or older, running 14.99 or quicker at selected races throughout the season. All competitors run off the full .5 tree and this is a non-electronics category.

Street Truck

The Street Truck category is open to any type of truck, which runs on street-type tires and through the mufflers with a dial in of 10.00 or slower. All competitors run off the full .5 tree and this is a non-electronics category.

Street Bike

The Street Bike Series is offered during the course of the season on select Friday nights for all types of motorcycles (without wheelie bars). All competitors run off the full .5 tree and this is a non-electronics category.

Super Shifter

The Super Shifter Series is a class exclusively for the manual shift cars and trucks with a dial in of 10.00 or slower. All competitors run off the full .5 tree and this is a non-electronics category.

Sport Compact

The Sport Compact Series is offered during the course of the season on select Friday nights. All competitors run off the full .5 tree and this is a non-electronics category.

Club Challenge

The Club Challenge is open to all clubs. It is divided into three different groups. The Silver Cup is for clubs with the potential of competing with 13-32 entrants at any given Club Challenge race. The Bronze Cup is for clubs with 7-12 entrants at any give Club Challenge event. For smaller teams, a Copper Cup is offered (for clubs with 6 or fewer participants).

There are also a multitude of specialty races held during the season these include, Battle of the Brands Show n Go, Hot Truck Nationals, Northwest Mopar Championships, Oldies but Goodies Drags, Street Nationals, Best of Detroit and the Bike `n Sled Drags. Each of these races offer a number of special categories for the different types of makes and models.

Check the schedule section to see when these races are held and with Firebird for more information concerning any of these races.

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