UNITED DAIRYMEN HIGH SCHOOL & ALUMNI RACE #2 THIS FRIDAY NIGHT
We’re ready to turn the wick up for the second stop in the six-race United Dairymen of Idaho High School & Alumni Series presented by the College of Western Idaho. The second event is this Friday night, May 24th. Gates open at 2 pm, followed by time trials `n practice runs from 3 pm – 6:20 pm. First round of eliminations will get underway at 6:30 pm and continue until 10:15 pm. Adult admission is $12, kids 6-12 are $3, and 5 & under are free.
Racers trying to repeat on their success at the first event include: Josh Wallace (Emmett High), Dustin Smith (Middleton High), Courtney Horine (Middleton High) and Hayden Quilter (Renaissance High) in High School; Doug Wikfors (Alumni 1); Mike Huetson (Alumni 2); Gerard Stanberry (Street Bike); Ashton Davis (Street Truck); Stephanie Meimann (Sport Compact); and Steve Schneider (Super Shifter). Team competition currently sees Middleton High (AAA) and Renaissance (AA) atop the High School standings.
BATTLE OF THE BRANDS AND GOLD CUP ACTION SET FOR SUNDAY, MAY 26TH
For the second straight week, the Boise Muffler Gold Cup Series return in full force on Sunday, May 26th. All the Gold Cup classes will be offered, along with the Dan Wiebold Ford Battle of the Brands. Racing will be offered in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Sled/Bike and Junior Dragster, along with the novice-level Trophy division. The second stop in the four-race NHRA Division Land of the Leaders Challenge Series will also take place for racers in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Sled/Bike and Junior Dragster.
Additionally, the Battle of the Brands will offer all G.M. makes (Chevy, GMC, Buick, Olds, Pontiac) racing opportunities in: Camaro/Chevelle/Corvette (one class); Pro Chevy (12.99 & Quicker) and Street Chevy (13.00 & Up). Then the Ford brand will be able to compete in: Early Mustang (`81 & Older), Late Mustang (`82 & Newer); Pro Ford (12.99 or Quicker); and Street Ford (13.00 & Up). A multitude of cool Chevy (GM) and Ford show classes in the upper pits and awards will be offered, too.
Gates open at 9 am, time trials from 9:30 – 1:45 pm and first round of racing at 2 pm. Adult admission is $12, kids 6-12 are $3, and 5 & under are free.
SNAP ON OLDIES BUT GOODIES DRAGS WILL TAKE PLACE SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JUNE 1-2
The 33rd Annual Snap on Tools Oldies but Goodies Drags returns on Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2. The event is expected to attract wide-range of racers from six states and Canada.
A multitude of racing classes will be featured at the two-day event. Cash classes, along with Gold Cup points will be offered in: Super Pro, Pro and Sportsman. In addition, optional Saturday Bonus race action will be offered in Box, No Box and Nostalgia classes. Gold Cup classes are open to any year of entry. Trophy eliminators will be offered in four nostalgia eliminators, along with the popular Dragster/Roadster division. All Trophy Nostalgia classes are open to any car 1989 or older. Best of all, you can run two categories if you wish during Sunday’s eliminations with the purchase of two entry tech cards.
Host clubs include the: Vintage Gems, Heap Herders, Melba Outlaws and the Barons. This year’s featured attraction will be the wild `n wooly AA/Supercharged coupes. The 200 mph Gasser Association is expecting the likes of all the top runners from the AA/Supercharged Association that’ll be taking a shot at the Oldies championship.
A separate show `n shine will be offered each day, so all pre-`89 rides are welcome to come either one or both days of the Oldies weekend. Show parking will be staged in Firebird’s expansive paved upper pro pit area. Best of all, every entry in competition receive a free t-shirt featuring the colorful artwork of Ger Peters, which showcases the amazing `39 Chevy sedan of Paul Comeau within this year’s design.
If you own a hot rod, custom, truck, street machine, roadster, dragster, restored or anything else nostalgic or cool, then you’d better start making your plans to join us at Firebird on the first weekend of June. See you there!
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