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Gymkhana driving event slides into Meridian Speedway on Friday

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — Race fans will get exposure to a new kind of thrill Friday night when Idaho Gymkhana slides into ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
Gymkhana is similar to autocross, but with the kick of drifting.
The racecourses are often complex, and memorizing the layout is a significant part of achieving a fast time.
Timed gymkhana events can feature obstacles such […]

WWS CANADA: Jackson gets a Daffodil for her birthday

by Jon Brown, VICTORIA, British Columbia — Sierra Jackson’s won the 52nd annual Daffodil Cup by a breath, fitting for a woman who late blew out the candles on her 20th birthday cake.
The Middleton, Idaho racer worked her way from the middle of the pack to win her first feature of 2012, taking home the Cup as Canadian Scott Aumen […]

WWS CANADA: Daffodil Cup king takes big step toward No. 5 on Friday

by Jon Brown, VICTORIA, British Columbia — In the blink of an eye, Scott Aumen set himself up for a great chance to win the fifth Daffodil Cup of his career Friday night.
Driving on his home track in the Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcars Series debut at Western Speedway, Aumen worked his way from the middle of the pack to win […]

Hull brothers finish first and second in Meridian Mini Stocks

MERIDIAN, Idaho — Two drivers who picked up their first main event wins of 2012 at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway benefitted from the hard luck of drivers in front of them Wednesday night.
On a night themed as the Brasher’s Auto Auction Hornet Massacre, it was the drivers from the regular racing divisions of the Pit Stop Drive Mini Stocks and the […]

New winners scattered among Meridian’s repeat performances Saturday

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — It seems the more things change, the more they stay the same these days at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.

On Saturday night, the third different man won an SPI Transportation Super Sixes feature in as many visits to the paved quarter-mile oval. But the old standby, Meridian, Idaho’s Shelby Stroebel, kept steaming along.
Stroebel saw some new […]

Six-cylinder open-wheelers return to Meridian Speedway on $2 bill night

MERIDIAN, Idaho — Don’t think for a second that just because they race vintage open-wheel cars from a classic era that the drivers who populate the SPI Transportation Super Sixes are out for a nostalgic Saturday night cruise this week at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
Some of the most exciting racing can be seen when this racing tour hits the historic quarter-mile, […]

Meridian’s Giesler collects sixth sprintcar win of season

MERIDIAN, Idaho — The young guns’ rivalry ignited Saturday at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway’s Eve of Destruction IV presented by Canyon Honda.
Two friends bumped and banged their way through an exciting Mtn. Dew Winged Sprints main event. Driving a new machine, Johnny Giesler held off Mike Murgoitio after 40 laps.
Giesler survived Murgoitio’s determined pursuit over the last half of the race […]

Fan favorite Eve of Destruction brings more than racing to Meridian

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, ID — It’s the hottest ticket of the ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway season for more reasons than the obvious.

Eve of Destruction IV presented by Canyon Honda brings the heart-pounding excitement of open-wheel racing and the crowd-pleasing craziness of American iron dragging boats around a quarter-mile bullring of pavement doused with water.

The night ends with fireworks, but fans […]

Quale’s quality RMCS season continues with Meridian victory *CORRECTED

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by Jon Brown, *CORRECTED* MERIDIAN, Idaho — When hard racing caused a seven-car pileup near the end of Saturday’s Project Filter 100 at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway, it looked like Bruce Quale would have to settle for another solid finish but no checkered flag.
But the Twin Falls, Idaho driver, who had climbed to the top of CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge […]

California driver wins first night of RMCS at Meridian

MERIDIAN — A young out-of-towner capitalized when a seasoned hometowner fell into bad luck Friday night as ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
After leading for a clean 27 laps in the first of back-to-back CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge Series 75-lap features, Boise’s Mike Marston saw a yellow flag he didn’t want to see.
Before the green fell again, Marston’s night was over as he […]