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Street Stocks find unique path to 100 laps at Meridian

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – The College of Western Idaho Professional Truck Driving Street Stocks are running 100 laps on the quarter-mile paved oval Saturday at
ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
That’s 25 miles, but it’s going to take the stock car drivers all night to get there.
The CWI PTD Street Stock 10×10 will share billing with the LeeRoy Nelson Memorial 40 for […]

Fenton learns from folly, wins second Crow Memorial

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – There were numerous restarts because of anxious front-row drivers and several yellow flags because of a slippery course Saturday night at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
But at the end of it all, one racer was able to cash in on his experience earlier in the day as Chris Fenton put himself in the record books.
The NAPA […]

Steady drivers race into another tribute night at speedway

by Jon Brow, MERIDIAN, Idaho – After a week of open-wheel wonders, ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway has a night of fendered racing action of fans Saturday night.
And, with the likes of Dylan Caldwell, Shelby Stroebel and Joe Barton climbing into racecars, consistency will be the buzz word during EMS/Police/Fire and Correction Officer Appreciation Night.
The reigning NAPA Late Model series champion at […]

Iron Sportsman provisions announced

Meridian Speedway Iron Sportsman Winged Sprintcars

Iron Sportsman eligible cars shall Qualify during regular Meridian Speedway time trials as directed
Iron Sportsman eligible cars;
when there are 3 or more cars, shall have a 4 lap Trophy Dash in conjunction with the Meridian Speedway Dash.
when there are 4 or more cars, shall have a 8 lap Iron Sportsman exclusive heat race(s)
when there are  […]

Warf wraps up diamonds, cash at the end of Speedweek

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – Mike Murgoitio won the battle, but Bryan Warf got the spoils Saturday on the Meridian, Idaho sprintcar driver’s home track.

After a rough start to Saturday’s 75-lap BOB FM Diamond Cup XXV finale, Murgoitio was able to sail from the rear of the field to an easy victory.
But on a night when he won a […]

Pierre gets the win and the wreck in wild Saturday night finish

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – You didn’t need to see the series standings to know that something was at stake Saturday night in the ASA Pro Trucks at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
Johnny Pierre led fellow Twin Falls, Idaho racer Hannah Newhouse by 10 points when the day started.
By the end of the 40-lap main event, he still held his edge, […]

Powers’ memorable night includes memorial win, Meridian record

MERIDIAN, Idaho – Rob Powers passed off all the credit Saturday night after a record-setting performance at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
The hometown driver ran the fastest qualifying lap in the history of the Coors Super Stocks and then backed it up with a win in the division’s 40-lap main event, which was the Dee Forrey/Don Vanschoiack/Robert Manwill Memorial.
“It’s not me, it’s […]

Daring move puts Warf in Diamond Cup driver’s seat

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – Bryan Warf has been trying to get closer to Johnny Giesler throughout the two seasons of the Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcars Series.
He figured it out Friday night to become the big winner on the first night of the BOB FM Diamond Cup XXV at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
“Racing with Johnny, I knew the only way […]

Local driver recovers from spin, but can’t win in ASA Pro Trucks

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – John Wong nearly pulled off a 40-lap miracle Friday night at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway, but Dan Doan didn’t flinch.
In the sheet metal-optional ASA Pro Trucks, Wong, who had the shortest haul among his competitors, was carrying the local fans’ hopes when he spun out early in the main event.
By the end of the rough-and-tumble […]

Melissa Weaver rumbles to first win of the season

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – Melissa Weaver sat back and watched the carnage and then sped past all the competition to get her first victory of the year.
The complexion of the 40-lap College of Western Idaho Professional Truck Driving Street Stocks feature changed dramatically when reigning series champion Chad Bess of Nampa, Idaho passed division rookie Rick Bolinger of […]