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Meridian NASCAR race broadcast set for NBC

Via Dave Moody’s Blog-
http://motorsports-soapbox.blogspot.com/2015/02/nbc-announces-nascar-regional-race.html

NBC Announces NASCAR Regional Race Broadcasts

NASCAR and NBC Sports Group have announced a broadcast line-up of NASCAR’s regional touring series, with a 39-race telecast schedule for racing’s grassroots series.

NBCSN’s slate features all 25 races on NASCAR’s top developmental series, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West. The coming season will also see triple the television exposure […]

Drivers pre schedule release 2015

The release of the tentative schedule of events is now available so our drivers and teams can plan their summer activities. The official commercial release through our colorful posters and handy pocket schedules will once again be done at the Boise Roadster Show March 12-15th at Expo Idaho. Maximizing the information provided in the schedule pre release, assures that our […]

Newhouse to Run NASCAR K&N West in 2015 season

TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Soon-to-be 18-year-old Hannah Newhouse has become a familiar name across the world of stock car racing. Newhouse’s name has grown since her record-breaking late model debut in 2012, where she became the youngest female to win a NASCAR Whelen All- American Division I race. That growth has shown into her most recent season when she was […]

Fairly Reliable Smoke Free Expansion

In the mid-80’s Meridian Speedway was ahead of its time in announcing “The Red Section”. The seats denoted by the red crashwall in front of them became the ‘no drinking section’. Race fans could enjoy the racing action in a more family type atmosphere. A novel idea at the time.
Through the 90’s it also became a ‘no smoking’ seating section […]

Hornets Endure Cool New Test at Meridian Speedway

Meridian Speedway introduced fans to a new kind of thrills, spills, and especially chills Saturday as the inaugural Polar Bear Icicle New Year’s All Weather 300 took the green flag.  Twenty-one brave Tates Rents Hornets competitors took to a partially snow-covered quarter mile.

With temperatures hovering at the freezing point Blake Coria and Lynn Sharp slid their way to the top […]

Hamilton Announces King of Wing Meridian

Dec 30, 2014 –Jamestown, IN – After a very successful inaugural season, Officials with the King of the Wing are pleased to announce that the Series will expand to the Northwest region in 2015. The Northwest has a well-established base of Sprintcars and fans with the Northwest Sprintcar Racing Association in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia Canada.

The first Northwest […]

Winter Racing Announced on the Pavement

RACE DETAILS
POLAR BEAR ICE SICKLE NEW YEARS ALL WEATHER 300
Saturday January 10th,
Friday Night Practice 5pm to 8pm
race day practice at 11am
Saturday Racing starts at 2pm
All cars that meet the 2014-15 Meridian Speedway Hornet Rule book are eligible for entry.
The event will be held in 3 100 lap segments.
Driver substitutions may be made at each segment
Driver bands will be $20 each. […]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

All of us at the Meridian Speedway want to wish everyone in winter racing land a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

As a fun extra we have a New Year Hornet event scheduled for January 10th. Stay tuned for further details and enjoy the Holidays.

“All Weather 300” coming soon… put your block plugs back in and get your anti-freeze […]

NASCAR Picks Meridian Speedway for K&N Tour Date

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing is coming to Meridian Speedway.  On September 5, 2015 NASCAR will roar into Idaho as the K&N Pro Series West makes a stop under the big yellow water tower for the inaugural Idaho 208.  This will be the first NASCAR sanctioned touring event held at the quarter-mile speedway.

NASCAR has eyed the expanding […]

NASCAR returns just in time for Christmas

Hot of the Presses… Big info from your favorite small track.
NASCAR comes back to Meridian Speedway on September 5th, 2015.
We will have a limited number of special pre Christmas tickets available at our “tickets” link by Tuesday of this week.
Box office tickets will be $35 at the door, but this special Christmas offer will save you plenty at only $25 […]