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25 Cars Pace First Test and Tune

By Tyler Schild, Meridian, ID- Meridian Speedway held the first of three Test and Tune sessions of the season last weekend.  Twenty-five competitors took to the quarter mile’s cool asphalt to give their cars a pre-season shakedown and gain valuable set-up knowledge.  The rain-washed track proved to be challenging for some.

“It’s slick.  Dirty.  A typical green racetrack,” said one member […]

Meridian Speedway Gears Up For First Test and Tune

Meridian Speedway Gears Up For First Test and Tune
The roar of race engines will replace the buzz of lawnmower motors this weekend at Meridian Speedway as the track opens its 63rd season with the first of three Test and Tune sessions this Saturday, April 5th.  Gates will open at 11 am, with cars hitting the track at noon.  Practice runs […]

Al Russell is turning 80 years old!

Don’t know if you’ve heard but…. Al Russell is turning 80!
Join the party, Friday March 7th, 6pm
@ The Revolution Center “Ultra Lounge” (off back alley)
4983 Glenwood St.
Garden City, ID
please RSVP ARJ6302@MAC.com or 208-724-8899 […]

Swap Meet this Saturday.. 9am Speedway

The sun is coming out and the Racers parts Swap Meet in on!
Come out and shop for parts or bring some stuff to sell.
Feb 22nd in the speedway parking lot under the Merchant Building Canopy.
9am to 1pm spots available call Nick Durbin for info 208-830-2046
Racers Market, Mini Swap Meet
FREE Open to Public
February 22nd
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Anything to deal […]

REMEMBERING BILL NEW

Reposted from the Firebird Raceway website. www.firebirdonline.com
We at Meridian Speedway will miss Bill, godspeed sir.

REMEMBERING BILL NEW
1934 – 2014

Saying goodbye to someone is never easy. For all of us in the New family, we are sad to report the passing of the patriarch of the New family, Billy Joe New. Born in Bisbee, Arizona on August 16, 1934, Bill passed away […]

Pit Parking (DRIVERS)- Big year limited concrete parking stalls

PIT PAD update: 1-14-114
if you have one reserved please call the office and get it locked in.

Big 5, one reserved 7 available
A mod, 2 reserved 6 available
B mod, 5 sold, 2 reserved, 1 more available
Pro 4, 2 sold, 5 reserved, 1 more available
Super Stock, 0 reserved, 8 available
Legends, SOLD OUT
Pepsi Sprints, 7 sold, 3 available

Call the Speedway Office today 208-888-2813 […]

Attention drivers and crew members- Licensing and memberships now available!

Attention Drivers- Memberships and Competitors Licenses are available now at the Speedway office.
Please call for office hours as they change daily this time of year.

Phone reservations are also available. 208-888-2813
Please feel free to try out our new system online. This link will give you accessibility to all of the competitor types and memberships needed to compete at Meridian Speedway in […]

Rookie drivers take center stage 2014

4 race series for new Hornet Drivers. 
On 4 occasions in the 2014 TATES Hornets season, veteran drivers will be disallowed from competition. Veterans will be considered drivers with more than one seasons racing experience. Rookies and beginners will “own the road” in these races that hearken back to the day when only beginners were allowed to race in the hornet […]

Meridian winter racing postponed one week

The Dirt Track at Meridian Speedway winter schedule of events is designed to take advantage of windows in the winter weather. The window, however, appears to be shut on this Saturdays scheduled race. Dirt track officials have cancelled the races scheduled for Dec 28th due to the residual elements that are still lingering on the speedway grounds.

The surface is smooth […]