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Shelby Stroebel + an undefeated season @ Meridian Speedway = an ASA Member Track National Championship

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL (Thursday, October 4, 2012) – It is a rare thing in motorsports that a driver wins every feature event they competed in during a season. Shelby Stroebel did that this year in the ASA Modified division at Meridian Speedway in Meridian, ID. His impressive season easily makes him the 2012 ASA Member Track National […]

Meridian Speedway champions banquet around corner

It’s time to get tickets for the 2012 Meridian Speedway Awards Banquet, November 3rd are now on sale at the speedway office or at the WIRA meetings.
Cost is $25.00 each, (that includes seating and meal).
The event will take place at the Riverside Motel, 2900 Chinden Blvd. in Garden City.
Top 10 in points in each division will be receiving an […]

Nampa driver gets just enough distance to win Street Stocks title

MERIDIAN, Idaho – Chad Bess couldn’t finish ahead of all the Weavers, but he beat the one he needed to for the Street Stocks championship at ASA-sanctioned
Bess dethroned fellow Nampa, Idaho driver Melissa Weaver, who was in search of her third consecutive division championship on the historic paved quarter-mile oval.
Bess finished second in the 30-lap feature to Melissa’s father, […]

Championships to be decided Friday during Meridian’s asphalt finale

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – Several racers will chase the ultimate checkered flag Friday during Cricket Green Flag Championship Night at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
This will be the final asphalt racing at the track this year.
A couple of the drivers already know what it’s like to win a title at the historic paved quarter-mile, and one is looking for his […]

Jackson, Murgoitio come from behind for sprintcar championships at Meridian – Warf Wins

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – A dominant performance capped the Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcar series season Saturday night at

ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway, but the inaugural season’s most dominant driver wasn’t on the track.
Bryan Warf of Meridian, Idaho, put all but the second- and third-place cars a lap down to win the WWS Pepsi 75.
But the night also belonged to Middleton, […]

Giesler nudges ahead in WWS title chase as Jackson crashes late at Meridian

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – The seesaw battle took one roll too many Friday night in the Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcar series at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.

Johnny Giesler of Meridian, Idaho eased ahead of Sierra Jackson of Middleton, Idaho in the season standings. He trailed Jackson by three points heading into the 40-lap Tom Elliott Sportsman Classic.
When Giesler won the classic […]

Local drivers in dead heat as Western Winged Sprints season draws to a close

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – Consistency and dominance clash this weekend as the Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcar series decides its inaugural championship at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.

Johnny Giesler of Meridian, Idaho, and Sierra Jackson of Middleton, Idaho, enter Friday’s first-night Tom Elliott Sportsman Classic tied for first in the season standings.
But the pair got there in very different manners.
While Giesler has […]

New dad Lowther celebrates with Late Model win at Meridian

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – Sunday was a night for proud fathers at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
First, Shelby Stroebel watched his 16-year-old daughter, Caitlin, pick up the first main event win of her career in the B Modifieds 2012 season finale.
Then Boise, Idaho’s Dan Lowther took home a checkered flag for his five-day-old son, Cole. Lowther held off Kuna, Idaho’s […]

Like father, like daughter: Teenager Stroebel gets first career win

MERIDIAN, Idaho – Just because Caitlin Stroebel is 16, that doesn’t mean that she can’t talk to her dad.
The Meridian High School junior put a year’s worth of talkin’ racin’ with her father to the best possible use Sunday night, winning the B Modified season finale at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
The daughter of back-to-back ASA Modifieds champion Shelby Stroebel held the […]