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Treasure Valley motor sports calendar: Friday, May 6

FIREBIRD RACEWAY (DRAG RACING)

SATURDAY MORNING

What: Practice and Open Test Day for all racers, along with Junior Dragster points race

When: Gates open at 10 a.m., and testing runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission: $12 adults, $3 children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger

SATURDAY NIGHT

What: Peterson Chevrolet Late Night Drags, featuring street legal grudge racing and testing open to all muffled cars and trucks. “We are offering five events this season targeted specifically at cars and trucks who would like to compete in a grudge racing environment,” Firebird General Manager Scott New said. “With TV reality shows currently glorifying outlaw street racing, we want to elevate the perception that racing belongs on the strip, not the streets.”

When: Gates open at 6 p.m., and racing runs from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Admission: $9 adults, $3 children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger

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

Web: firebirdonline.com

MERIDIAN SPEEDWAY (OVAL RACING)

SATURDAY

What: Winged Sprintcars, CT400s, Non-Winged Sprints, ISRL Super Sixes, Claimer Stocks, High School Tuners and Hornets

When: Gates open at 4 p.m., qualifying begins at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 6:30 p.m.

Admission: $10.50 adults, $8 seniors/military, $6.50 children ages 7-11 and free for children 6 and younger. Family passes (two adults and up to four children ages 7-11) are $30

Location: 335 S. Main St., Meridian

Web: meridianspeed way.com

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