RACING TEAM NEWS

RACING EVENT:

Valley Vettes racing team participates in the Fairly Reliable Bob’s Club Challenge at Firebird Raceway in Eagle, ID. The Club Challenge is open to all clubs. It is divided into three different groups. For smaller teams, a Copper Cup group is offered (for clubs with 6 or fewer participants).


OUR RACING TEAM:
Our racing team consists of Valley Corvette members: 
Ed Wong, Rex Petersen, Barry Blessin, Paul Wallace, Marcus Crawford, Mike Ritz and Dan Sheehan. Bobby Petersen acts as an alternate when needed.


AWARDS:

Congratulations to our Valley Vettes racing team who came in FIRST PLACE in the 2021 Fairly Reliable Bob's Club Challenge at Firebird Raceway in the Copper Cup Division! Check out the interview with Rex Petersen upon winning! They won the Copper Cup with a highest ever points accumulation of 700+ points. 


RACING CALENDAR - visit our Racing Calendar for event dates & times.


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    Pictures provided by Jim Morton & Judy Hopkins



    2021 RACING RESULTS:


    NAPA Auto Parts Halloween Classic XXVIII presented by Mirage Trailers 10/10/21


    Sportsman category - Winner!

    Ed Wong, Boise .079, 12.51 (12.50 dial) 104.34 def. Riley Stokes, Billings, Mont. .090, 12.94 (12.92 dial) 109.48.

    Classic Grand Championship category

    Andy Schmall, Idaho Falls, .043, 6.09 (6.07 dial) 109.06 def. Ed Wong, Boise, .023, 7.98 (7.99 dial) 88.24.

    Fairly Reliable Bob's Club Challenge #6 8/27/21  Club Bracket #2 - Winner!

    Ed Wong, Valley Vettes .043, 12.61 (12.53 dial) 110.15 def. John Wong, Flying Brick .049, 11.69 (11.61 dial) 113.26.

    Fairly Reliable Bob's Club Challenge #5 7/31/21

    There were no Valley Vettes racers in the finals.


    Fairly Reliable Bob's Club Challenge #4 7/16/21 - Club Bracket #2 - Winner!

    Ed Wong, Valley Vettes .068, 12.60 (12.58 dial) 110.49 def. Bryce Perkins, Melba Outlaws .090, 11.35 (11.45 dial) 108.60.

    Fairly Reliable Bob's Club Challenge #3 6/11/21 - Club Bracket #2

    Jeff Bell, Melba Outlaws .088, 12.48 (12.46 dial) 110.16 def. Mike Ritz, Valley Vettes .116, 12.23 (12.25 dial) 114.59.

    Fairly Reliable Bob's Club Challenge #2 5/28/21 - Club Bracket #5

    Beverly Glouser, Venom Racing .174, 15.74 (15.80 dial) 91.94 def. Barry Blessin, Valley Vettes .160, 17.19(17.31 dial) 78.63.

    Fairly Reliable Bob's Club Challenge #1 4/23/21 - Club Bracket #2

    Linda Rowland, Naughty Girls .082, 11.54 (11.52 dial) 116.36 def. Rex Petersen, Valley Vettes .079, 12.05 (12.08 dial) 115.55.

    • 7 Oct 2021 7:37 PM | Anonymous member

      Congratulations to Ed Wong for winning Valley Vettes team run off and points leader for the 2021 season. 2nd place belonged to Barry Blessin while Paul Wallace followed up with a strong  3rd finish. This is the end of a great season. 

    • 29 Aug 2021 8:10 PM | Anonymous member

      What a great night for the Valley Vettes Racing Team. Our 3rd Championship in 10 years. Previous Championships were in 2011 and 2012. Congratulations to all those that contributed to the championship this year. Team members and alternates include: Ed Wong, Barry Blessin, Rex Petersen, Mike Ritz, Paul Wallace, Marcus Crawford, Dan Sheehan, and Bobby Petersen.  

      Special congratulations to Ed Wong for having more points than any other racer out of 29 teams. Also this was the 2nd event that Ed won this year. 

    • 28 Aug 2021 8:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Check out the details of the winners at the Fairly Reliable Club Challenge at Firebird Raceway. Go to our Racing Team News webpage.

    • 31 Jul 2021 12:26 PM | Anonymous member

      We had a nice little group cheering on Valley Vette's team last night. You could certainly hear us when our team members won. It was fun to watch Marcus Crawford win 2 races in his new C-8 Vette. As of now, Firebird hasn't posted the team standing, but I'm betting we're still in first place for Copper Cup. Thanks to those who came out to watch!  

    • 19 Jul 2021 3:16 PM | Anonymous member

       Thanks to everyone who came out to support the team in the Fairly Reliable Bob's Club Challenge #4. It was a fun night with team member Ed Wong winning first place in the #2 Bracket. Our team is now #1 in the standings for the Copper Cup Bracket. Thanks to the team members for all their efforts. Lots of pictures were taken. Please remember to come out on July 30th for Race #5. Again the first 10 spectators that mention Fairly Reliable Bob's get in Free!

    • 18 Jul 2021 12:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Originally posted on Facebook by Meenie Wallace on 7/17/21




    • 11 Jul 2021 3:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Here is where 'Uncle' Rex will post information about the Valley Corvettes Racing Club Challenges at Firebird Raceway.

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