Foundation for the new concrete wall behind starting line

Daryl DeGrange and Bill New on a very windy day.

The painting team was based out of Commercial Painting Contractors.

John New, David Chester and Bill New on the new stairway.

New view from the second floor Race Control room.

Debbie New headed up the painting team.

Mike Shaw, Richard & Pat Cate, and Debbie helped paint the new rampway

DeGrange Electric handled all the power, lighting, exterior & interior wiring.

The new concrete bullseye retaining wall starts to take shape.

Responsible for all the doors and handles, Mike & Spike Coltrin were great to work with.

J.T. Construction installed all the cabinets and counter tops.

Painting the concrete starting line wall was a big undertaking all unto itself.

Nampa Paving handled all the asphalt responsibilities.

Designer Floors won the bid for all the carpet and tile work.

A special portable heater was utilized from CSDI to heat all the drywall and painting needs.

Jay Jones carefully broomed all the exterior concrete finishes.

Scott New, Jeffrey Langan, and Star Fire Deputy Chief Scott Buck.

Bill with Riverside Welding finished installing the new stairway.

Star Fire took time to familiarize and update their facility layout.

New signage was installed on the new starting line concrete fence.

Three high-end air conditioning units were installed by YMC.

Here’s a look at the new wider turning radius and concrete structure.

Joined by the New brothers is CSDI’s Jeffrey Langan and Ted Booth with Booth Architecture, who designed the building.

The official ribbon-cutting was conducted by Ada County Commissioners Rick Yzaguirre and Fred Tilman (center) during the Ignitor.

In all its glory, this is the Boise Tire-Goodyear Race Control Tower.

Ger Peters from Holland gave us an artistic perspective of the building long before it was built.

Those firms and individuals who contributed to the new Tower:  

CSDI Construction
Pepsi Bottling Ventures
Booth Architecture
Mountain View Engineering
Idaho Concrete
DeGrange Electric
D & D Plumbing
Riverstone Concrete
Concrete Construction Supply
Compulink Timing Systems
Riverside Welding & Fabrication
D & A Glass
Dura Top Industries
T & J Construction
Diamond Contractors
Nampa Paving
Phoenix Builders
United Roofing
United Exterior Design
Designer Floors
Superior Interiors
G & G Insulation
Tuffy Excavation
Capital Lumber Co.
Mike & Spike Coltrin, Doors
Boise Paint & Glass
Mike Rice Construction
Coatings Plus
Techni Chem
SBI Contracting
Commercial Painting Contractors
Emser Tile
Cascade Fence Company
International Stone
A-Core Of Boise
The entire Cate family
Ada County Development Services
Ada County Commissioners
Star Fire Department
Central District Health
Wayne McMurtry, NHRA
Bill Bader, Norwalk Raceway
Sporty Bandimere, Bandimere Speedway
Royce Miller, Maryland Raceway
Ed Weigt
Dave Cullison
Byron Stewart
Mike Shaw
Glen Phillips
Lee Eichelberg
Mac McGaha
Derlin Goddard
Sandy Murphey
Dan Knighten
and all of Firebird’s Neighbors

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