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2016 Drag Racing Season:

Open Test Day and
Grudge Racing

Sat., May 7
Opens: 10 am
Testing: 11 am-4 pm
Test card: $30
Permanent Number: $7
Adults: $12
6-12: $3
5 & under: Free

Peterson Chevrolet
Late Night Drags
Sat., May 7
Opens: 6 pm
Grudge racing:
7 pm - 11 pm
Grudge card: $20
Permanent Number: $7
Adults: $9
6-12: $3
5 & under: Free

Fairly Reliable Bob's
Club Challenge Series #1
Fri., May 13
Opens: 2 pm
Race: 6:30 pm
Adults: $12
6-12: $3
5 & under: Free

United Dairymen
Spring High School &
Alumni Championships

presented by
Idaho's News Channel 7
Sun., May 15
Opens: 9 am
Racing: 2 pm
Adults: $12
6-12: $3
5 & under: Free


More date are listed at:
2016 Schedule


 





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Points now updated thru first three events of the season


46TH ANNUAL NAPA AUTO PARTS IGNITOR PRESENTED BY PETERSON CHEVROLET RESULTS

In a titanic AA/Funny Car final, the two quickest cars of the weekend met up in the NAPA Ignitor final round. Presented by Peterson Chevrolet, Kris Krabill knocked out a .100 reaction and muscled to another superb 5.69-245.27 to stop Dan Horan Jr. (following a .107 reaction), who endured tire shake at the hit of the throttle, lifting early and finishing at a coasting 7.55-122.88. For the "Northwest Hitter" team, it was two-straight Firebird major event titles coupled with two-straight NHRA Heritage Series wins (both the March Meet and Ignitor) to keep their "perfect" season alive thru the opening pair of races in 2016.

Results from the NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor Opener presented by Peterson Chevrolet
Sunday, May 1, 2016

AA/Funny Car
Kris Krabill, Kent, Wash., .100 reaction time, 5.69 elapsed time, 245.27 def. Dan Horan Jr., Sylmar, Calif., .107, 7.55, 122.88.

Competition
Jeff Lane, North Bend, Wash., .033, 9.24, 102.23 def. Ralph VanPaepeghem, Garden Valley, -.325 redlight, 8.37, 105.94.

Super Stock
Terry Anderson, Meridian, .066, 10.28 (10.29 dial) 129.21 def. Sean Cour, Brush Prairie, Wash., -.015 redlight, 16.93 (9.69 dial) 61.19.

Stock
Bill Bushmaker, Auburn, Wash., .047, 11.71 (11.71 dial) 112.02 def. Brad Burton, Snohomish, Wash., .055, 10.96 (10.95 dial) 113.09.

Top Sportsman
Brian Phillips, Prosser, Wash., .018, 7.99 (7.99 dial) 170.62 def. Bryan Warr, Riverton, Utah, .038, 7.37 (7.36 dial) 182.67.

Top Dragster
Ken Nelson, Hayden Lake, .005, 6.97 (6.95 dial) 189.98 def. Tony Burton, Lacey, Wash., .003,7.34 (7.35 dial) 182.50.

Super Comp
Tanner Theobald, St. George, Utah, .020, 9.16 (9.15 index) 158.69 def. Craig Blaisdell, Anderson, Calif., .025, 9.17 (9.15 index) 176.79.

Super Gas
Ray Cordeiro, Santa Barbara, Calif., .039, 10.16 (10.15 dial) 151.66 def. Ross Childers, Gladstone, Ore., .000, 10.21 (10.15 dial) 155.11.

Super Street
Steve Lowe, Langley, B.C., .005, 11.16 (11.15 index) 137.61 def. Steve Laskowske, Tigard, Ore., .027, 11.17 (11.15 dial) 142.94.

Sportsman Motorcyle/Sled
Doug Schumann, Newberg, Ore., .091, 8.57 (8.59 dial) 153.37 def. Travis Patridge, Kennewick, Wash., -.004 foul, 8.85 (8.86 dial) 142.76.

Super Pro
Casey Compton, Boise, .002, 8.20 (8.20 dial) 159.68 def. Chris Jaggers, Middleton, .026, 7.91 (7.89 dial) 169.87.

Pro
Johannes Berndt, Brigham City, Utah, .002, 9.77 (9.76 dial) 136.77 def. Lisa Thomas, Meridian, -.053, 9.85 (9.85 dial) 133.99.

Sportsman
Luke Jacobson, Caldwell, .049, 12.41 (12.37 dial) 107.88 def. Steve Wingert, Boise, .060, 13.35 (13.40 dial) 98.07.

More detailed round by round results are covered at: DragRaceCentral website.


DOUBLE HEADER THIS SATURDAY AT FIREBIRD

For those of you who have been waiting patiently for the next opportunity to run your vehicle - this Saturday, May 7th, is a date not to miss. Not one, but two separate chances to run your car in both test and grudge racing will be offered. First up - the Open Test Day presented by Larry H. Miller Subaru will open at 10 am, while testing is available for any and all racers from 11 am until 4 pm. It runs $30 to test ($7 for your 2016 Permanent Number), $12 for adults, $3 kids 6-12, and 5 & under free. The test day is open to cars, trucks, dragsters, roadsters, bikes, sleds and the next stop in the Junior Dragster point's series. In a completely separate event, the first of five Late Night Drags presented by Peterson Chevrolet will be staged from 7 pm until 11 pm, as the first grudge race under the lights of the new season. Gates will open at 6 pm, while grudge runs will go from 7 pm until 11 pm. A grudge tech card is $20 ($7 for your 2016 Permanent Number), $12 for adults, $3 kids 6-12, and 5 & under free. The Late Night Drags are open exclusively to muffled-cars and trucks.



















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