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Firebird International Raceway

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Address: 20000 S. Maricopa Road, Chandler, AZ 85226
Phone Number: 602-268-0200
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Good for NHRA

I figured the parking would be a bit easier with such a small crowd of circa 5,000 but it was not the best. Once in the area it was wonderful. Having each ticket get you into... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I figured the parking would be a bit easier with such a small crowd of circa 5,000 but it was not the best. Once in the area it was wonderful. Having each ticket get you into the pits is really a nice way for the NHRA to build its fan base in my view. We stood down by the finish... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The new management has parking, shuttle service and ticket sales well thought out and well placed. They over-sold General Admission at the last NHRA National, but that just means we'll get reserved seats next time. The vendors are more organized, the midway was just as entertaining and the employees seemed to care about the guests - checking tickets, & directing... More 

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Golden
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87 reviews 87 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Nice facility, has changed hands and they are improving the place. Had fun watching the locals race on Friday night. Going to go to NHRA event next year

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Surprise, Arizona
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108 reviews 108 reviews
14 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The facility was under Firebird Raceway. Now, it's known as "Wild Horse Pass Raceway", owned and operated by the Indian tribe that also runs the Casino near by. As with previous name, ALL of the vendors are a rip-off operation, taking advantage of race fans with OVER PRICED drinks and food...American capitalism at it's worst. Raceway itself remains the same... More 

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Sun Lakes, Arizona, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Eery February the NHRA absolutely rocks Firebird International Raceway with a weekend of professional drag racing. The new ownership has made some much needed improvements and the venue provides some of the best racing action anywhere.

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Vancouver, Washington
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81 reviews 81 reviews
21 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Went to see drag boat races for the first time in my life here. It was fun. The facility is well designed and would be good for families that love racing.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Great place for NHRA , loud and fast. little pricey but worth it to feel your whole body shake as the cars rumble past, a must do.

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Victoria, Canada
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Been to many great events at this Raceway, it can get hot, so bring lots of water and sunscreen. pay parking in the lot, no other parking around, which is fine. Depending on your event, you can sometimes get cheap tickets in the parking lot, we've done this a couple times and ended up with front row rock star seating... More 

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Garfield, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Spent the weekend at this race park for the NHRA Winter Nationals - the facility was clean, and very capable of handling such a huge event. Had tickets to the P3 Section, row B 10-11 and they were just like being down on the track - no interferences, great access to the pits. They brought in tons of porta pottys... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

this site is around the corner from my home and I have not seen anything posted in 2014. I have no idea of what may be happening there.

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