Firebird International Raceway Archives

Top 5: Auto Attractions (Fall-Winter 2012)

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The Top 5 Auto Attractions — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Bondurant School of High Performance Driving 20000 S. Maricopa Rd., Gate #3, Chandler, AZ 85226 (800) 842-7223 Channel champion race-car driver Bob Bondurant while learning tricks and honing skills to make you a better driver. Take a late model GM car out… Read More →

Winning Holidays At Pat And Bob Bondurant's Paradise Valley Home

Bob Bondurant home

The 7,880-square-foot custom home of the legendary driver and founder of the world-famous Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving, Bob Bondurant and his wife Pat welcomes family, friends and racing associates with tinsel and gingerbread, garlands, glittering wreaths, food and festivity. Since 1968, the Phoenix school, at Firebird International Raceway since 1989, has trained… Read More →

Top 5: Behind The Wheel, Arizona Auto Fun (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Arizona Auto Fun (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Behind The Wheel, Arizona Auto Fun — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Firebird International Raceway 20000 S. Maricopa Rd., Gate 2, Chandler, AZ 85226 602-268-0200 Firebird International Raceway kicks off its season with the NHRA Arizona Nationals. Don’t miss any of the excitement from the NHRA Arizona Nationals, Monster Trucks,… Read More →

Mercedes-Benz Club Of America’s StarFest 2012 To Be Held In Phoenix

StarFest 2012
by in Events

This fall, the Desert Stars section of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America (MBCA) will host StarFest 2012, the largest Mercedes-Benz enthusiast event in the country. The event will take place in Phoenix September 28 through October 3, and is expected to draw upwards of 400 attendees, according to Bud Cloninger, president of the Desert Stars… Read More →

Bicyclists Take Over Firebird

bicyclists - Firebird International Raceway

On Saturday, June 9th, hundreds of competitive bicyclists and novice riders will race around the track at Firebird International Raceway in the Best Buddies Audi Criterium and Bike Ride. While competitive bicyclists race for cash, anyone can ride and show support for our Buddies while getting to ride on the actual Firebird race track — which… Read More →

Bob and Pat Bondurant: Shifting Into Second

Bob and Pat Bondurant in Monaco for Wedding
by in Profiles

Where are Bob and Pat Bondurant right now? This April celebrating their second anniversary, the couple may be in Daytona Beach at its famous race course or in Europe celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic Shelby Cobra, a car Bob drove to so many victories more than four decades ago — before a near-fatal… Read More →

National Hot Rod Association Arrives In Fall For Arizona Nationals

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by in Calendar | Events | Sports

Come Oct. 14, drag-racing fans will be in for a real treat. The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) will be coming to the Firebird International Raceway in Chandler for the Arizona Nationals and has added some new components to make the weekend-long event even more exciting and worthwhile. The NHRA is famously known for its… Read More →