You can check out all the details (on the hyperlink .pdf flyer on our website) for the 8th edition of the Stinker Stores SEASON OPENER, which is set to take place this Saturday and Sunday, April 14th and 15th. This will be the opening weekend featuring all point's classes and it's not just one, but TWO back-to-back days of racing. The event is open to any and all participants that might like to participate.

Gates will open daily at 9 am, followed by time trials from 10 am until 1:30 pm, and first round of eliminations at 2 pm, on Saturday and Sunday. Best of all you can camp over on Saturday night and be ready for

The Opener will be the first opportunity to earn points in a multitude of eliminators. It is the official kickoff to the Boise Muffler Gold Cup Series. The two-day race will feature racing in: Kidd Performance Super Pro, Performance Solutions Pro, United Oil Sportsman, Woody’s Sled/Bike, Meadow Gold Jr. Lightning & Thunder, Capitol City Transmission Nostalgia, Carl’s Cycle Sales Street Bike, Moffitt & Bratton Outlaw Street, Wayne’s Transmissions Street Truck and the all-new Rich’s Auto Care & Dyno Super Shifter class. Best of all, it’s not one, but two separate days of racing.

Reigning Firebird track champions seeking to begin their title defense at the Opener include:
Kidd Performance Super Pro: Cody Hiatt
Performance Solutions Pro: Randy Williamson
United Oil Sportsman: Dave Meimann
Woody’s Sled/Bike: Jacob Wood
Meadow Gold Junior Lightning: Joseph Johnson
Meadow Gold Junior Thunder: Paige Harris
Carl’s Cycle Sales Street Bike: Dave Allen
Moffitt & Bratton Outlaw Street: Duston Wurtz
Wayne’s Transmission Street Truck: Ryan Resinkin
Capitol City Transmission Nostalgia: Greg Buckert
Image (above) of Greg Buckert winner’s circle at 2011 Season Opener
Rich’s Auto Care & Dyno Super Shifter: New for 2012 Season

Additionally, Sunday will mark the start of the Division 6 Land of the Leaders Challenge in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Sled/Bike, Junior Lightning and Thunder, a 4-race point’s chase at Firebird ranking racers (based on round wins) amongst all participating tracks in the northwest.

The Season Opener will also be the start of Team Firebird’s quest for an eighth year-end NHRA Northwest Track Championship. “DominEIGHT” is our catch-phrase for the coming race season. 58 racers will earn an opportunity to be on the 2012 team. The race will be hosted at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash., over Labor Day weekend, so if you haven’t made plans yet, do so today. Team Firebird plans to leave its mark at the “Battle in Seattle” on August 30-Sept. 2, 2012.