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Streaky drivers dominate at Meridian Speedway

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway has become the home of the streaker.

Most race fans are familiar with Shelby Stroebel’s string of 12 consecutive ASA Modifieds feature victories at the paved quarter-mile oval.
But young guns Dylan Caldwell and Casey Tillman also are making noise in 2012.
And they were turning heads Saturday in front of local legends on […]

Hall of Famers, vintage racers share track Saturday at Meridian Speedway

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN — Local legends who have thrilled race fans for generations will take the spotlight Saturday night at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
Replicas of some of the cars which those very legends used to race at the historic quarter-mile oval also will be on the track, and possibly some of the vintage sprintcars that harken back to Meridian’s early […]

National points leader Stroebel appears on ASA radio show tonight

Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, ID Meridian’s Shelby Stroebel, the ASA Member Track National Championship leader, will be among the guests on the sanctioning body’s weekly talk show tonight (Wednesday).
“This Week in ASA Racing” is broadcast from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on RaceTalkRadio.com. ASA public relations chief Kevin Ramsell is the host.
Wayne Brevik, the promoter of Marshfield Motor Speedway in Wisconsin, […]

Twin Falls Pro Trucks driver wins for his daughter

Meridian’s Stroebel runs Modifieds main streak to 12 wins
by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN — John Newhouse made sure his daughter was a two-time winner Saturday night even though she was more than hundred miles away from ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
Although Hannah was absent from the night’s ASA Pro Trucks feature at the tight quarter-mile oval, her race truck still made it to […]

Plenty of action to watch this weekend at Meridian Speedway

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — The tight paved oval at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway transforms into the ring of champions this weekend.
First the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics Idaho 2012 Summer Games takes place at the historic quarter-mile track in downtown Meridian. In addition to the Parade of Athletes Opening Ceremony, the Tates Hornets will put on a special […]

HORNETS TO SHOW OFF AT SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Special Olympics Idaho is a non-profit organization that provides training and athletic competition in 15 Olympic-type sports, year-round and free of charge to over 2,500 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the state of Idaho.

Special Olympics programs, with over 9,000 volunteers, offer athletes continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of […]

SHELBY STROEBEL’S FAST START PUT HIM AT THE TOP OF THE ASA MEMBER TRACK NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS

By Kevin Ramsell/ASA Racing PR, DAYTONA BEACH, FL (Friday, June 15, 2012) – It is still early in the racing season, but some are already showing their muscle for the 2012 ASA Member Track National Championship. So far, it is a good mix of stock car and open wheel competitors vying for the 2012 title.

Shelby Stroebel has a perfect record going […]

Hornet driver leads when it counts at Meridian

MERIDIAN, Idaho — Chuck Youngblood proved that it never matters how many laps you lead, as long as you lead the final lap.
The Meridian, Idaho driver led the final lap, and only for about 10 feet, pushing a lapped car across the start-finish line to inch ahead for the victory in the second installment of the Tates Hornets 100 Series […]

Hornets run another 100 laps Wednesday at Meridian Speedway

By Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — Tates Hornets drivers tackle another mini-enduro Wednesday during a rare midweek race night at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
Meridian, Idaho’s Colton Nelson, who leads the points battle in both the Hornets season series and the Hornet 100 Series, will look to add to his advantage when the green flag drops on the second Hornet 100 of […]

Stroebel stretches his perfect Meridian Modifieds run to seven straight

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — Shelby Stroebel notched another couple victories Saturday night to extend his perfect season at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
But the track’s reigning ASA Modifieds series champion needed to work hard to win the second 40-lap main event and continue his chase of a national championship.
“Our sights are still on the ASA points system,” the Meridian, Idaho […]