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RACER ENTRY: Ignitor Opener

Thu 04/29/2021 - Sun 05/02/2021



Be sure to print out this form out so we can scan your printed barcode upon arrival at the front gate for expedited check-in at the raceway. Save on your admission by pre-purchasing your tickets in advance of the event through our online source - NO REFUNDS. Details on refund policy at:
Super Pro Full Event Entry
Full Event Super Pro Entry (May 1-2)
Online $225. Day of the event $250. Save $25.00!
Pro Full Event Entry
Full Event Pro Entry (May 1-2)
Online $160. Day of the event $185. Save $25.00!
Sled/Bike Full Event Entry
Full Event Sled/Bike Entry (May 1-2)
Online $150. Day of the event $175. Save $25.00!
Sportsman Full Event Entry
Full Event Sportsman Entry (May 1-2)
Online $85. Day of the event $110. Save $25.00!
Friday Test `n Tune
Test `n Tune card (April 30)
Online $75. Day of the event $95. Save $20.00!
Full-Event Crew Pass
Credential good for duration of the Ignitor Opener
Online $60. Day of the event $65. Save $5.00!
Full Event Child Crew Pass
15 & under admitted FREE of admission
2021 Gold Cup Points Registration
Boise Muffler Gold Cup Series registration for Super Pro, Pro, Sled/Bike, Sportsman and both Jr. Dragster and Jr. Street to run for points in 2021.
Gold Cup Registration form on Firebird website at:
2021 Permanent Number
To race at Firebird, a Permanent Number is required. The 2021 Race Number is good for the entire race season. If you maintain a current NHRA competition number you will not need a separate Firebird number.
Online $8. Day of the event $10. Save $2.00!
The 50th Anniversary of the NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor presented by Peterson Chevrolet returns over the May 1-2 weekend. The Ignitor is the oldest major drag racing event in the Pacific Northwest featuring the opening stop in the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Nitro Funny Car Series.

Event Details

Firebird Raceway is a full-service NHRA Drag Racing facility offering FUN for your entire FAMILY. By purchasing your tickets online, you will secure an admission credential, along with access to the pit area where all the action takes place. Parking for this event is free.

Beginning in 1968, Firebird today is recognized and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Although the track retains much of its original ambiance, vibe and character, Firebird is a first-class venue that fans of all ages can enjoy. We offer a wide range of delicious food and beverages, along with walk-in merchandise stores full of colorful shirts, sweats, hats and more. Since 1971, the Ignitor has been Firebird's official nitro opener every Spring for five decades .

In accordance with Firebird's Health and Safety Plan, physical and social distancing will be encouraged throughout the facility including the grandstands. Make yourself familiar with our protocols on the Firebird website:

Ignitor Gold Cup Flyer:

Ignitor Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 29
Gates open: Noon
Gates close: 8 pm

Friday, April 30
Gates open: 8 am
Testing: Noon
Gates close: 8 pm

Saturday, May 1
Gates open: 8 am
Time trial (1): 9 am
Gold Cup eliminations: 11:30 am
Nitro Funny Car qualifying: Noon, 3 pm, 5:30 pm
Concludes: 7:30 pm

Sunday, May 2
Gates open: 8 am
Gold Cup eliminations: 9 am
Nitro Funny Car eliminations: Noon, 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm
Concludes: 6 pm

Ignitor run order: Sportsman, Pro, Super Pro-Open Wheel, Super Pro-Full Bodied, Sled/Bike.

To request a pre-entry application for the AA/Funny Car Heritage Series class, please email: