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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.
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Western Winged Sprints open to full house in Twin

by Jon Brown, TWIN FALLS, Idaho – A decade of pent-up excitement let loose Saturday night as the ASA-sanctioned Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcar Series blew through Magic Valley Speedway.
The WWS became the first winged sprint tour to visit the 1/3rd-mile oval since about 2003, and the fans were all too happy to come out for the show.
“Those cars were just […]

Henry gets slick Legends win in Twin

by Jon Brown, TWIN FALLS, Idaho – When oil hit the track, Sara Henry knew she’d have smooth sailing to a Domino’s Pizza Legends victory.
The Nampa, Idaho driver picked up an ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway points victory at Magic Valley Speedway on Saturday, benefitting when several bags of quick-dry minimized former series champion Camron Madsen’s strategic options in the final six […]

Big week of racing begins with Monday memorial races at Meridian Speedway

MERIDIAN, Idaho – ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway is closed Saturday night, but it’s only to get ready for the biggest week of racing at the historic paved quarter-mile so far in the 2013 season.
The action fires up Monday with the first of the speedway’s traditional memorial races, includes a Wednesday night appearance by the ASA-sanctioned Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcars Series and […]

WWS drivers ready to dust off Magic Valley oval

MERIDIAN, Idaho – Sierra Jackson is hoping things will be different this time around when she and her Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcar Series competitors visit Twin Falls.
The ASA-sanctioned open-wheel series starts its season Saturday at Magic Valley Speedway with Round 1 of the Northwest Asphalt Sprintcar Speedweek.
The 1/3rd-mile oval is the same place the WWS drivers were supposed to start […]

Speedweek gets series’ second year off to fast start

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — If the end of the inaugural season is any indication, the second year of the Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcars Series will be the hottest racing ticket in the Intermountain West.
The first WWS season encompassed 10 main events in two states and a Canadian province and yet the championship wasn’t decided until the final night […]

Sanders now 3-for-3 in Mini Stocks at Meridian

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – There’s a new win streak to watch at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
Caldwell, Idaho’s Jason Sanders – a former track champion – has found rejuvenation in a Ford Mustang this season.
The veteran won for the third time in as many TEAM Mazda Subaru Mini Stocks features in 2013 on Saturday night.
Sanders’ margin of victory turned out […]

Valley’s teachers trade chalk for asphalt, race at Meridian Speedway

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – As a teacher, Nathan Dearing is not only shaping young minds in the classroom, he’s building a fan base at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
One of several running gags among the speedway’s announcer JT Thomas and Brent Arte is that Dearing’s fifth-graders from Boise’s Hillcrest Elementary come out to the track each time her runs in […]

Barton sweeps to Project Filter All-Star Challenge win at Meridian

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – Joe Barton redefined dominance Saturday night after winning the Project Filter All-Star Challenge.
“Sometimes you’ve got to be lucky,” the Nampa, Idaho racecar driver said after winning the perpetual trophy for the third time in its five-year history at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
Following Barton’s lead, Domino’s Pizza Legends fast-time driver Mike Cullum of Meridian, Idaho, won […]

Caldwell collects another victory at Meridian Speedway

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – Dylan Caldwell didn’t want to be left out Saturday night at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.

Even though he didn’t have the best qualifying time, he found a way to be in the right place at the right time at the end of the night, winning his ninth NAPA Late Models feature at the paved quarter-mile oval […]