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02 Mike Vester

Division: HornetsName: Mike VesterAge: 30Hometown: NampaCar#: 02Years In Racing: 1Car Owner: Drew CrenshawCrew Members: Drew CrenshawDavid VesterDaniel VesterShannon VesterSponsors: Discount Tire Co.Drew CrenshawSteve RoedelCobalt OffroadFalken TireSticker MafiaBender ElectricAlloy Wheel RepairFamily: Shannon Vester (Wife)Luke Vester (Son)Lacey Vester(Daughter)Job Info: Discount Tire MAnagerRacing Accomplishments: Rookie Fast Dash WinnerFast Dash WinnerHornet 100 Enduro WinnerWebsite: Tires.comTwitter Page: Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/michael.vester1 […]

Marathon Hornet Race Kicks Off Meridian Dairy Days

MERIDIAN, Idaho—With the neon glow of Meridian, Idaho’s Dairy Days carnival shining behind the north grandstand Meridian Speedway hosted the Les Schwab Tire Races Wednesday night.  Heavy morning rains threatened to cancel the action, but under a bright afternoon sky six divisions took to the quarter-mile track in search of victory.

In keeping with the sideshow theme main event action kicked […]

Action, Tempers Hot on Cool June Night

MERIDIAN, Idaho—A hot night of action made up for the chilly June temperatures Saturday as the NAPA Big 5 Latemodels stormed Meridian Speedway for the Gem State 75.  A full field of thirteen latemodels jammed the pit area for the special event, along with a huge field of TEAM Mazda Subaru Mini Stoccks, Domino’s Pizza Legends, and College of Western […]

NAPA Big 5 Latemodels Fired Up For Thrilling Third Race

Saturday, June 14, all eyes will be on Meridian Speedway as the NAPA Auto Parts Big 5 Latemodels converge for their third run of the season.  On the heels of a thrilling Memorial Day dogfight these ground-pounding competitors go wheel-to-wheel again for 75 laps in pursuit of the five race series championship.

With solid finishes in the first two NAPA Big […]

FENDERS FLY, TEMPERS FLARE ON TOUGH SATURDAY NIGHT

MERIDIAN, Idaho—Meridian Speedway’s top competitors tested their mettle Saturday in honor of Emergency Medical Service, Police, Fire, and Correctional Officers.  Tested they were by a track whose conditions changed drastically with the day’s shifting cloud cover.

“It was loose in practice with the sun, but went tight when the clouds came over,” said Budweiser Modified competitor Randy Keckley with a shrug.  […]

POINTS BATTLES HEAT UP ON EMS, POLICE, FIRE, AND CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS NIGHT

Saturday, June 7, Meridian Speedway will open its second full month of weekly racing with a night honoring the valley’s Emergency Medical Services, Police, Fire, and Correctional Officers.  Idaho Central Credit Union, sponsors of Satuday’s events, will be on hand for opening ceremonies and provide giveaways throughout the evening.  Disaster Kleenup is also on board, sponsoring the night’s trophies.

Saturday’s line […]

Diamond Cup Concludes With Hard-Fought Racing

As the winds picked up so did the intensity as Meridian Speedway hosted the final night of the BobFM Diamond Cup presented by Star Diamonds.  With the American Flag flapping over the back straightaway the NSRA and Western Winged Sprintcars joined the regulars from the Mountain Dew Winged Sprintcars to battle for the prized Star diamonds ring.  Also joining the fight […]

Diamond Cup Full of Thrills

MERIDIAN, Idaho—The Meridian Speedway grandstands were near capacity Friday night as the quarter-mile oval hosted night one of the twenty-fifth Diamond Cup as fans took full advantage of the Stinker Stores Family Pass promotion. Those on hand got to see thrilling finishes and hard-fought racing from a variety of divisions.

 

The thrills began in the trophy dashes as Roy Kirkland and […]

Diamond Cup Full of Thrills

MERIDIAN, Idaho—The Meridian Speedway grandstands were near capacity Friday night as the quarter-mile oval hosted night one of the twenty-fifth Diamond Cup as fans took full advantage of the Stinker Stores Family Pass promotion. Those on hand got to see thrilling finishes and hard-fought racing from a variety of divisions.

 

The thrills began in the trophy dashes as Roy Kirkland and […]

Rugged Racing Honors Meridian Speedway’s Memorial Day Celebration

Monday night racing made its season debut as the NAPA Auto Parts Big 5 Latemodels headlined the Memorial Day racing.  Two memorial trophies were up for grabs including the Bill Crow trophy for the Latemodels and the Naylor Memorial trophy for the Mountain Dew Winged Sprintcars.  The early Monday start time affected everyone in the pit lane, from first-time Team Mazda […]