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New winners scattered among Meridian’s repeat performances Saturday

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — It seems the more things change, the more they stay the same these days at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.

On Saturday night, the third different man won an SPI Transportation Super Sixes feature in as many visits to the paved quarter-mile oval. But the old standby, Meridian, Idaho’s Shelby Stroebel, kept steaming along.
Stroebel saw some new […]

Six-cylinder open-wheelers return to Meridian Speedway on $2 bill night

MERIDIAN, Idaho — Don’t think for a second that just because they race vintage open-wheel cars from a classic era that the drivers who populate the SPI Transportation Super Sixes are out for a nostalgic Saturday night cruise this week at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
Some of the most exciting racing can be seen when this racing tour hits the historic quarter-mile, […]

Meridian’s Giesler collects sixth sprintcar win of season

MERIDIAN, Idaho — The young guns’ rivalry ignited Saturday at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway’s Eve of Destruction IV presented by Canyon Honda.
Two friends bumped and banged their way through an exciting Mtn. Dew Winged Sprints main event. Driving a new machine, Johnny Giesler held off Mike Murgoitio after 40 laps.
Giesler survived Murgoitio’s determined pursuit over the last half of the race […]

Fan favorite Eve of Destruction brings more than racing to Meridian

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, ID — It’s the hottest ticket of the ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway season for more reasons than the obvious.

Eve of Destruction IV presented by Canyon Honda brings the heart-pounding excitement of open-wheel racing and the crowd-pleasing craziness of American iron dragging boats around a quarter-mile bullring of pavement doused with water.

The night ends with fireworks, but fans […]

Quale’s quality RMCS season continues with Meridian victory *CORRECTED

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by Jon Brown, *CORRECTED* MERIDIAN, Idaho — When hard racing caused a seven-car pileup near the end of Saturday’s Project Filter 100 at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway, it looked like Bruce Quale would have to settle for another solid finish but no checkered flag.
But the Twin Falls, Idaho driver, who had climbed to the top of CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge […]

California driver wins first night of RMCS at Meridian

MERIDIAN — A young out-of-towner capitalized when a seasoned hometowner fell into bad luck Friday night as ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
After leading for a clean 27 laps in the first of back-to-back CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge Series 75-lap features, Boise’s Mike Marston saw a yellow flag he didn’t want to see.
Before the green fell again, Marston’s night was over as he […]

Former champ Steve Jones leads strong local field into Meridian RMCS doubleheader

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, ID — Fans rarely have seen Steve Jones race on his hometown track, but the Meridian, Idaho racecar driver has gotten awfully familiar with the ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway pavement this year.
And this weekend he hopes familiarity breeds conquest as the CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge Series returns home for a doubleheader of Late Model racing action.
Jones returns […]

Stroebel, Nelson pad Meridian points leads with repeat victories

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN — Racecar drivers who have won multiple feature events this year at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway were out in force Saturday.
Meridian, Idaho’s Shelby Stroebel — who pulled double duty Saturday night — collected his 13th consecutive victory in the ASA Modifieds Pepsi 50 main event and kept his edge in the ASA Member Track National Championship standings […]

Marathon races will highlight Meridian’s Saturday night

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, ID — There will be plenty of rubber laid down on the quarter-mile oval Saturday night at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
The Pepsi 200 is on tap, giving fans 200 laps of main event racing throughout the night.
And one of those races will feature the top driver in the ASA Member Track National Championship standings.
Shelby Stroebel of Meridian, […]

Caldwell rallies for sixth win in seven Meridian Late Model starts

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — It didn’t take long for Dylan Caldwell to rebound from an unfamiliar finish during Aaron’s Sales and Lease Night at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
The Nampa, Idaho driver won for the sixth time in the past seven main events in the NAPA Late Model division Saturday two hours after seeing Meridian, Idaho’s Chris Fenton ended his […]