Giesler edges fellow Meridian racer for Diamond Cup title

by Jon Brown: MERIDIAN, Idaho – Johnny Giesler did exactly what he needed to do to win the 96.1 BOB FM Diamond Cup XXIV – finish in front of his friend, fellow Meridian driver Mike Murgoitio.
In the process of claiming the “asphalt” black diamond ring furnished by GNO Jewelry and AmeriStar, Giesler won Saturday night’s 50-lap feature at ASA-sanctioned Meridian […]

Meridian’s Murgoitio grabs another Western Winged Sprints victory

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho – The hometown drivers were stingy Friday night at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
Mike Murgoitio, the reigning track champion, found the right combination prior to the 40-lap feature on the first night of the 96.1 BOB FM Diamond Cup XXIV presented by GNO Jewelry. The result was his second victory of the Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcars Northwest […]

Hometown driver Giesler wins Naylor Classic at Meridian

By Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — Wednesday night, it was Johnny Giesler’s turn to win the duel of Meridian.

Two days after finishing second in the first leg of Northwest Asphalt Speedweek to fellow Meridian driver Mike Murgoitio, Giesler got a big jump on a late restart to win the Bob and Tom Naylor Classic 50 in the second race of […]

Murgoitio ready to attack big week at home track after NW Speedweek win

by Jon Brown, West Valley City, Utah — Two Meridian, Idaho residents showed what the Treasure Valley has to offer Monday night in the opener for a new regional Winged Sprintcar series.
Mike Murgoitio, the reigning ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway Mtn. Dew Winged Sprints champion, took advantage of fellow Meridian driver Wyatt King’s bad luck on a restart to take control of […]

NW Asphalt Speedweek opener washed out

by Jon Brown, Twin Falls, Idaho — Inclement weather in Twin Falls, Idaho, forced organizers to cancel Saturday’s scheduled inaugural event of the Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcar Series.
Instead, Northwest Asphalt Speedweek will begin Monday at Rocky Mountain Raceways in West Valley City, Utah.
Series organizer Adam Nelson said rescheduling the opener for Sunday was discussed, but high winds were forecast for […]

Open-wheelers return to MVS with a vengeance Saturday

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — Long deprived of the speed, thrill and thunder of winged open-wheel action, Magic Valley race fans can get their fix in serious fashion Saturday night.
The Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcar Series starts its inaugural season with the opening night of the Northwest Asphalt Speedweek at Magic Valley Speedway on Saturday.
Tickets are $18 for adults with […]

Meridian Speedway CLOSED *click for video*

Meridian Speedway is going dark this Saturday Night…. but we’re taking the show on the road!
The staff and officials of the Meridian Speedway would like to invite you to the Magic Valley Speedway in Twin Falls, ID for the WESTERN WINGED SPRINTCARS Speedweek Opener.
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California teen takes another Idaho win during RMCS at Meridian

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — The California kid must be in absolute love with Idaho.
Jeremy Doss, a 15-year-old race-car driver from Upper Lake, Calif., made it 2-for-2 on the state’s racetracks with an impressive victory in the NAPA Auto Parts Treasure Valley 100 on Saturday night at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
Doss, who won at Meridian as a 14-year-old in 2011, […]

Young guns, seasoned vets race Meridian for regional Late Model tour

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — With the first 2012 ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway appearance of the Carbon X Rocky Mountain Challenge Series looming, this may seem like old home week for the drivers, whether they be from the Treasure Valley or elsewhere.
The fourth running of the NAPA Auto Parts Treasure Valley 100 on Saturday night brings several racers who are […]

Craig Bell Returns to RMCS at Meridian Speedway This Weekend

by DJ Shannon Enterprises, BOISE, ID- The CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge Series returns to Meridian (ID) Speedway this weekend for the first of three races to be staged at the historic quarter-mile paved oval this season. And while this season features a new mix of drivers, local fan favorite Craig Bell returns to the driver’s seat in search of victory in […]