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00 Josh Jackson

Division: Super Stock
Name: Josh Jackson
Age: 26
Hometown: Ontario OR
Car#: 00
Years In Racing: 12
Car Owner: Josh Jackson
Crew Members: At this time I am a one man show, I work on, tune and drive my own cars. It would be nice to have some help but living 45 min from the track, it has been difficult finding reliable help.
Sponsors: Grant Baxter with State […]

Winged racer Murgoitio masters Meridian again

By Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — Mike Murgoitio finished third in Saturday’s Fast Dash at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.

It was one of the few times the track’s reigning Mtn. Dew Winged Sprints champion saw the tail-end of an opponent’s race car during the division’s opening night on the historic paved quarter-mile.
Murgoitio snagged fast time then grabbed the first main event of […]

Speed bounty receives first test from winged sprints at Meridian

By Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — With unseasonably warm weather greeting drivers a week ago, hopes are high for a record-setting season at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
That means the 10-second bounty could finally be awarded.
The $2,500 reward to the first winged sprint racer who achieves a 10-second qualifying lap is up for grabs for the first time Saturday night when the […]

10 Justin Ellis

Division: Super Stock
Name: Justin
Age: 30
Hometown: Boise
Car#: 10
Years In Racing: 8
Car Owner: TC Ellis
Crew Members: Dad
Sponsors: Dillon Performance Engines, YMC, Capps Construction, Boise Muffler, CCS Signs, Curtis Clean Sweep, Ellis Distributing Co., Kasey Ellis @ Roots Salon
Family: Wife – Kasey
Job Info: Gun Sales @ Cabelas
Racing Accomplishments: 2nd Mini Stocks, 10th Late Models
Website:
Twitter Page:
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24 Roy Kirkland

Division: Street Stock
Name: Roy Kirkland
Age: 52
Hometown: Boise
Car#: #24
Years In Racing: 25+ too many to keep count anymore 🙂
Car Owner: myself
Crew Members: Scott Frisbie
Rod Kirkland
Mark Cirelli
Brandi Kirkland
Sponsors: Bill Lacy

Family: Brandi- my wife
Brad- son
Jacob- son
Jordan- son
Job Info: Truck Driver for Matheson Inc.
Racing Accomplishments: Super Stock Championship- 2003 @ Chaparral Speedway
is my most recent. I have won many main events over the years […]

16 TJ “The Torch” Monroe

Division: Late Model
Name: Tj “the Torch” Monroe
Age: 22
Hometown: Star
Car#: 16
Years In Racing: 17
Car Owner: Torch Racing Team
Crew Members: Randy Thomson
Bill Hale
Troy Monroe
Sponsors: R & R Hardwood Inc
Track Utilities Inc
Idaho Candy Company
Taco Time

Family: Danielle Monroe – Wife
Bristol Monroe – Daughter

Job Info: Yanke Machine Shop
Racing Accomplishments: I started racing go-karts at the age of 5, moving into Street Stocks at 14. I […]

67 Chad Bess

Division: Street Stock
Name: Chad Bess
Age: 36
Hometown: Boise,Id
Car#: 67
Years In Racing: 4 yrs
Car Owner: Dean Wilson
Crew Members: Dean Wilson
Scott walker
JR Fuss
Chris johnson
Sponsors: Walker,s suspension and alignment
Catapult 3
Fire Trucks West
JJ racing
Family: Susan (mom)
Kelly (Dad)
Vanessa (sister)
Job Info: shop manager
Racing Accomplishments: 2009 (rookie of the year)
2011 ( track record)
Website:
Twitter Page:
Facebook Page: […]

Meridian Speedway season off to a hot start

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — There was no cooling off the Treasure Valley’s top drivers on ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway’s opening night Saturday.

Alas, a couple of competitors tried by smacking the water barrels in Turn 3, signaling the start of another action-packed season at the historic paved quarter-mile oval.
Reigning Street Stocks champion Melissa Weaver of Nampa, Idaho, maintained her momentum […]

Reigning ASA Modifieds champ on national show Wednesday

MERIDIAN, Idaho By Jon Brown – Shelby Stroebel dives into defense of his ASA Modifieds championship Saturday at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.

But first race fans can get insight into the Meridian, Idaho driver’s preparations for the season opener and goals during an interview on “This Week in ASA Racing”, a radio show hosted by Kevin Ramsell and available on RaceTalkRadio.com. The […]

Champs return to Meridian Speedway for opening night

MERIDIAN, Idaho – By Jon Brown — The chase for 2012 glory at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway begins Saturday night with many champions returning to defend their crowns.

Meridian, Idaho’s Shelby Stroebel launches another run at the Joe Gibbs Driven Racing Oils ASA Member Track National Championship when the ASA Modifieds rev up for a 50-lap season-opening feature race.
Stroebel won the track championship […]