Featured News

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 […]

Zubizareta stays connected to win Legends memorial race

MERIDIAN, Idaho – Phyl Zubizareta rebounded from a lost weekend Wednesday night, winning the Austin Christopherson/Eldon Cahill Memorial 50 at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
The Garden City, Idaho driver returned to the form that brought him the 2012 Domino’s Pizza Legends series championship. Five days earlier in Twin Falls, he found himself spinning around helpless at Magic Valley Speedway after oiling three-quarters […]

Giesler repeats as Naylor Memorial champion

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – Twenty-four-year-old Johnny Giesler was just a toddler when Tom Naylor died in a racing accident in Bakersfield, Calif.
Still, the Meridian, Idaho sprintcar racer holds the memorial race named for Tom and his brother Bob with reverence for reasons other than the supermodified drivers’ legacies.
“My parents grew up with the Naylors and then we’ve got […]

Treasure Valley drivers lead winged sprints series back to Meridian

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – The top three drivers from the inaugural Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcars Series season speed back home with

visions of another great points race dancing in their helmets.
Seventy points separated 2012 champion Sierra Jackson of Middleton, Idaho, and third-place driver Bryan Warf from Meridian, Idaho. Another product of ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway — and Jackson’s Spiers Construction teammate […]

Warf rockets to RMR win, looks to cook at home track in Meridian

by Jon Brown, WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Something clicked for Bryan Warf on Monday night

After a disappointing opening to Northwest Asphalt Sprintcar Speedweek in Twin Falls, Idaho on Saturday, the Meridian, Idaho driver held off all challenges Monday for his third career victory in the ASA-sanctioned Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcars Series.
Warf worked his way through the field during the […]

Warf Dominates During Rocky Mountain Raceways’ Military Appreciation Event

West Valley City, Utah-May 27, 2013. Rocky Mountain Raceways’ Military Appreciation Event on Monday, May 27 found #91 Bryan Warf, from Meridian, Idaho,

in the Western Winged Sprintcars, and #50 Roger Wilson, in the Maverik Modifieds, in victory circle.
Fans were on the edge of their seats—with teeth gritted—as Warf crossed the finish line for the exhilarating Western Winged Sprintcar main event. […]

Rain washes out Meridian’s Memorial Day races

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – Mother Nature won Monday night at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
All main events were postponed by rain, and speedway officials will reschedule memorial races for the NAPA Late Models (Bill Crow 50), the Pepsi Sprintcars (LeeRoy Nelson 40) and Coors Super Stocks (Dee Forrey/Don VanSchoiack 50).
The Jr. Stingers also had their main event postponed.
Hold on to […]