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Treasure Valley motor sports calendar: Friday, Oct. 14

Defending NAPA Halloween Classic grand champion Bill Matern of Layton, Utah, became the first two-time Halloween overall winner with his 1968 Super Pro Camaro last October. More than 600 racers from 12 states and Canada are expected to compete in this year’s event, which runs through Sunday at Firebird Raceway. The Air Firebird Wheelstanding Show is one of the most anticipated events of the weekend. It begins at 8 p.m. Saturday and features racers battling for the highest and longest wheelstand.
Defending NAPA Halloween Classic grand champion Bill Matern of Layton, Utah, became the first two-time Halloween overall winner with his 1968 Super Pro Camaro last October. More than 600 racers from 12 states and Canada are expected to compete in this year’s event, which runs through Sunday at Firebird Raceway. The Air Firebird Wheelstanding Show is one of the most anticipated events of the weekend. It begins at 8 p.m. Saturday and features racers battling for the highest and longest wheelstand. Firebird Raceway

FIREBIRD RACEWAY (DRAG RACING) FRIDAY-SUNDAY

What: NAPA Halloween Classic XXIII open to all competitors in variety of classes from the Top Gun Shootout to Sportsman eliminator with a weekend purse topping $45,000

When: Gates open at 8 a.m. each day, and racing starts at 9:30 a.m. (Friday), 12:30 p.m. (Saturday) and 8:30 a.m. (Sunday)

Admission (each day): $15 adults, $5 children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger. Saturday adult admission is $20

Location: Five miles north of Highway 44 on Highway 16, about 10 minutes northwest of Eagle

Web: firebirdonline.com

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