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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 types of 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 2024 racing team consists of Valley Corvettes members: 
Rex Petersen, Dan Sheehan, Marcus Crawford, Paul Wallace, Barry Blessin and newcomer Lee Bellemare. 


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


AWARDS & INTERVIEWS:

Congratulations to our 2021 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 Division with a highest ever points accumulation of 700+ points. 


2023 RACING RESULTS:

The Valley Vettes team finished the season in 2nd place! They lead in 1st place most of the season, but got edged out in the end. Congratulations to all!

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2022 RACING RESULTS:

Missing out on a top three finish in the Copper Club Division, Valley Vettes took 4th place overall for the 2022 season!


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Pictures provided by Jim Morton & Judy Hopkins



2021 CHAMPION RACING RESULTS:

The Valley Vettes team completed the Fairly Reliable Bob's Club Challenge series in FIRST PLACE in the Copper Cup Division!


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.


These posts below are available for viewing by the public and Valley Corvette Club members. Please limit any posts to Valley Corvettes Club Racing Team news. 

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  • 12 Jun 2024 8:43 PM | Anonymous member

    Valley Vettes slipped into 3rd place this last race. With your help and a few cheers maybe we can get back to first place. 


  • 13 May 2024 8:12 PM | Anonymous member

    Valley Vette's now ranked #1 in the Copper Cup. Keep up the good work. Thanks for the support from those who came out. See you next race on June 7th. 

  • 29 Apr 2024 7:44 PM | Anonymous member

    Great news! After the first Club Challenge, Valley Vettes is in second place out of 14 teams in the Copper Cup. It was a great night of racing and fun to see our fellow club members come out to cheer us on.  Don't forget to come out on May 10th for another fun night.

  • 14 Sep 2023 8:54 PM | Anonymous member
    Valley Corvettes finished 2nd out of 13 teams in the Copper Cup bracket. Thanks to all the team members for a great effort. We'll be back again next year. 
  • 4 Jul 2023 7:22 PM | Anonymous member

    After 4 events, Valley Vettes remains in First position, tied with one other team. 

    Next race is #5 on July 28th.

  • 2 Jun 2023 8:00 AM | Anonymous member

    Not the best night of racing for the team, but we're still in first place.  Ed Wong leads in team points. Let's get it on at the next race June 30th! 

  • 13 May 2023 8:00 PM | Anonymous member

    Congratulations! Once again Valley Vettes has increased their lead in the #1 position in the Copper Cup.  Keep up the good work Guys! 

    Next race is May 26th. 

  • 29 Apr 2023 5:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The first race this season in the 2023 Fairly Reliable Bob's Club Challenge was April 28.

    Valley Vettes is in first place in the Copper Cup Division! Barry Blessin is leading our team with 43 points and Ed Wong made it to the semi-finals. Great job guys!

    Don't miss the next races in the series on May 12 & May 26th.


  • 15 Apr 2022 2:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This is your Valley Corvettes Race Team For 2022 competing in the Fairly Reliable Bob's Club Challenge Series. Come on out to Firebird Raceway and support your team! Check out the video:

    https://youtu.be/Z9L-vR4s_gk

  • 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. 

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