The facility opened as Firebird International Raceway in 1983 and hosts the NHRA's Arizona Nationals. It held one IMSA GT race, in 1987. Due to its warm climate, it is a popular winter testing spot for NHRA and IndyCar teams.
The venue currently hosts an array of auto enthusiast events, such as the NHRA Nationals, Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, Lucas Oil Regional Off-Road Racing Series, Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing, Red Bull Global Rally Cross, Bug-o-Rama, Formula Drift, Friday Night Drags, Drift & Drag Nights.
For 32 years, Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park has been a true staple – and contributor to – Arizona sports history. The likes of such legends as Andretti, Garlits, Senna and Muldowney are only a handful of the countless internationally renowned names that have made the facility a true lexicon for speed and competition.
Year-round, motorsports fans flock to the 600 acre multi-use facility to witness unleashed and unbridled raw horsepower, from 300-mph nitro burning dragsters, to monster trucks, off-road races, drag boats and everything in between. Some of the biggest brands in motorsports, including Lucas Oil, Coca-Cola, CARQUEST and Ford find the park to be the ideal facility to springboard their regional marketing programs.
The park includes four race tracks: a 1/4 mile NHRA sanctioned drag strip; 1.6 mile road course; a 10-turn 1.25 mile road course; and a 1.1 mile road course, incorporating 11 tight turns and a 3/8 mile straight-away. It also features a 2.4 mile IHBA- and APBA-sanctioned oval lake.
With Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park’s ever-growing offerings, it’s the perfect venue for almost any event – motorsports or non-motorsports, providing exhilarating experiences and unique memories to last a lifetime.