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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 […]

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 […]

First Leg of Double Header Marked by Calamity, Intensity

MERIDIAN, Idaho—The action came early and often Saturday as Meridian Speedway hosted Aaron’s Sales and Lease Night, the first leg of its Memorial Day Weekend double-header.  Under clear but breezy skies six classes fired engines and battled for a bevy of traveling trophies.  Even before racing commenced the trouble began.

Practice saw turn one become calamity corner as Skeeter Stewart dove his wife’s Tates Rents […]

Business Picks up for Holiday Weekend at Meridian Speedway

Meridian Speedway won’t waste your extra day off this week as racing takes center stage both Saturday and Monday.  Saturday’s Aaron’s Sales and Lease Night features the Lee Roy Nelson 40 for the Pepsi Sprintcars and Super 6s.  Justin Segura looks to ride the momentum of his win two weeks ago to another victory, while a snarling pack will look […]

Hard Racing Dominates Military Appreciation Night

Race fans had their IDADIV Credit Union fans handy Saturday as Meridian Speedway welcomed both summer-like conditions and military members and their families to Military Appreciation Night.  Six classes took the quarter-mile oval in front of a packed house, including the Team Mazda Subaru Mini Stocks, Coors Super Stocks, Domino’s Pizza Legends, Project Filter Pro-4s, Thunder Dogs, and rookies only Tates […]

Meridian Speedway to Honor Military Saturday with Legends Opener

Racing returns to Meridian Speedway Saturday, May 17, as the speedway plays host to the 8th annual Idaho Veteran’s Network Reunion for Afghanistan and Iraq service men and women .  On this Military Appreciation Night members of the armed services and their families will gain free admission to the grandstands with their military identification for a night of action from […]