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Fairly Reliable Bob's
Club Challenge Series #5
August 7
Opens: 2 pm
Racing: 6:30 pm
Adults: $12
6-12: $3
5 & under: free

44th Annual
Pepsi Nightfire

August 13-16
Idaho’s Premiere
Racing Event
Thurs., August 13
Opens: 9 am
Top Fire Qualifying:
11 am & 2:30 pm
Racing: 3 pm
Concludes: 9 pm

Fri., August 14
Opens: 9 am
Racing: Noon
Top Fire Qualifying:
7 pm
Qualifying: 7:45 pm
Concludes: 10 pm

Sat., August 15
Opens: 9 am
Racing: 11 am
Qualifying: 2 pm
Top First Round One:
7 pm
Qualifying: 7:45 pm
Concludes: 10:30 pm

Sun., August 16
Opens: 9 am
Racing: 10:30 am
Eliminations: 2 pm
Professional Elims
continue: 4:30 pm
Semi-Finals: 6:30 pm
Finals: 8:30 pm
Concludes: 9 pm

Advance Discount
Tickets on sale at:
Stinker Stores

Peterson Chevrolet
Midnight Drags
August 29
Opens: 7 pm
Grudge racing:
8 pm - Midnight

Division 6
Summit E.T. Finals
Northwest Track Team
Sept. 3-6

NAPA Auto Parts
Classic XXI1

October 7-11

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The fifth stop in the six-race Club Challenge Series is scheduled for this Friday night, August 7th. Presented by Fairly Reliable Bobs, the event will see gates opening at 2 pm and first round of eliminations at 6:30 pm. Adults are $12, 6-12 $3 and 5 & under free.

Five different racing divisions will be offered as competitors race on one of twenty-seven teams.

Pictured above, Frank Wilson was one of the winners at the fourth stop in the series (in July) competing for the Mopar Mafia team.


We’re counting down to easily the single most anticipated racing event of the entire year as the 44th edition of the Pepsi Nightfire Nationals returns on August 13th-16th.

The race will mark a key stop in the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series for both AA/Funny Car and AA/Fuel Dragster. In addition to offering points in the national chase on Sunday, Firebird will also host the final "3" Funny Cars from the weather-delayed event (this past June) at Rocky Mountain Raceway outside Salt Lake City. The trio of Robert Townsend, Robert Overholser and Bucky Austin are still in the hunt from Beehive country, so the possibility looms for one of these drivers to try and double up in one weekend of racing. Although a number of other teams have big aspirations of sweeping the Nightfire crown, which includes a NHRA Wally trophy to the winners of both classes of Top Fuel and Funny Car.

Dusty Green, the current driver of the Nitro Hemi Top Fueler, pictured above, of Colorado's Steve Harwood will help lead a strong field of fuelers. Image by Himes/Charlton Photography.

This year's Pepsi Nightfire will also feature an open 8-car field for AA/Fuel Altereds. We are very excited to follow in the footsteps of Blake and John Bowser's Auto Club Famoso Raceway outside Bakersfield. The Bowser family and crew hosted a big Fuel Altered stop this past March, which was won by the "Heat Seaker" roadster of Dan Hix who won for the second straight year. Hix will be gunning for the first Fuel Altered title at Firebird in nearly a decade.
All pre-entry brochures have mailed for the richest weekend of sportsman racing in the Northwest as the famed Bracketeer Series returns with a whopping $80,000 in guaranteed cash on the line. The event is open to all racers, including categories for: Bracketeer (Super Pro), Pro, Sled/Bike and Heavy, along with the go-fast class known as Top Fire presented by Lucas Oil.

This year's Nightfire will pay a guaranteed winner's prize of $5,000 to win on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday in Bracketeer (Super Pro), along with the single richest day of the season at Firebird, a $7,500 payday to the champion of Saturday's Bracketeer main event.

In Pro eliminator, the payouts will include $2,000 to win of Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and $3000 to the champion on Saturday.

If by chance you didn’t receive a pre-entry, please drop us an email at and we will email you an electronic version of the application. Or click on this Nightfire Pre-Entry (hyperlink to open a .pdf file).


Start making your plans for the Summit E.T. Finals, which will take place over Labor Day weekend (Sept. 3-6, 2015) at Firebird. A total of 60 racers will qualify for this year's team race. All of us are really looking forward to hosting the event this year, and taking a shot to try and win Team Firebird a seventh track team championship. We will be starting our sign up list beginning at the Pre-Nightfire Warm Up on Sat., August 1st.

The final race for round points will be the Pepsi Nightfire Nationals in the classes of Super Pro, Pro (or Heavy) and Sled/Bike. Racers in Sportsman, High School and Junior Dragster will button up their final points leading up to the Team Finals on Sat., August 1st, at the Pre-Nightfire Warm Up.

More specific details are available (fees, times, etc.) at the hyperlink - 
E.T. Finals.

Note, it is highly recommended to secure your NHRA Competition Number prior to the E.T. Finals to not only save money (on-site registration adds $10 to fee), but also to have your race number permanently applied to your race entry (by vinyl or hand lettering). As most know, shoe polish numbers aren't permitted at the Team Finals as noted in the information packet and all participants are required to secure an NHRA membership (only exception is High School class, but notarized waiver is required by parents for all racers 14-17 years of age).

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