Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park

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Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park
Firebird International Raceway Chander Arizona.jpg
Location Chandler, Arizona
Time zone UTC−6
Address 20,000 South Maricopa Road Box 5023 Chandler, AZ 85226
Opened 1983
Drag Strip
Surface Concrete
Length .402 km (.25 mi)

Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park is a motorsports venue in Chandler, Arizona, near Phoenix. It features a quarter-mile dragstrip, road course and an off-road course.


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.

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Coordinates: 33°16′8″N 111°57′58″W / 33.26889°N 111.96611°W / 33.26889; -111.96611