Firebird Raceway

8551 ID 16, Eagle Vicinity, Idaho. County/parish: Ada.

NRIS 100003243

Added to the National Register of Historic Places December 24, 2018.

Also known as:

  • Idaho Historic Sites Inventory No. 01-23352

From Wikipedia:

Firebird Raceway

Firebird Raceway is a motorsport racing venue in the western United States, near Eagle, Idaho, in the Boise metropolitan area. The raceway opened 52 years ago in 1968 under management of racing enthusiasts Bill and Ellanor New, and it has remained under ownership of the New family.

A longstanding member track of the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), the raceway has been named NHRA Track of the Year three times. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2018, the first dragstrip to be included on the register.

Just west of Highway 16 between Star and Emmett, the elevation is approximately 2,700 feet (825 m) above sea level.

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