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Full moon flummoxes drivers during wild night at speedway

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — A full moon settled over ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway on Saturday night and brought with it a wild night filled with devastating crashes that kept the dirt crew busy for hours.
In between wrecks that brought out red-flag conditions and sent water all over the racetrack, young drivers picked up big victories.
Hometown driver Phil Dugan was […]

Free admission available at Meridian Speedway for Military Appreciation Night

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — On Saturday, ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway pays tribute to the brave men and women who serve and have served in the Armed Forces.
Military personnel past and present who show a military ID and their family will receive free admission to Saturday’s Project Filter All-Star Challenge during Military Appreciation Night. Typically military personnel receive a 25 percent […]

Winged racer Murgoitio masters Meridian again

By Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — Mike Murgoitio finished third in Saturday’s Fast Dash at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.

It was one of the few times the track’s reigning Mtn. Dew Winged Sprints champion saw the tail-end of an opponent’s race car during the division’s opening night on the historic paved quarter-mile.
Murgoitio snagged fast time then grabbed the first main event of […]

Speed bounty receives first test from winged sprints at Meridian

By Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — With unseasonably warm weather greeting drivers a week ago, hopes are high for a record-setting season at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
That means the 10-second bounty could finally be awarded.
The $2,500 reward to the first winged sprint racer who achieves a 10-second qualifying lap is up for grabs for the first time Saturday night when the […]

Meridian Speedway season off to a hot start

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — There was no cooling off the Treasure Valley’s top drivers on ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway’s opening night Saturday.

Alas, a couple of competitors tried by smacking the water barrels in Turn 3, signaling the start of another action-packed season at the historic paved quarter-mile oval.
Reigning Street Stocks champion Melissa Weaver of Nampa, Idaho, maintained her momentum […]

Reigning ASA Modifieds champ on national show Wednesday

MERIDIAN, Idaho By Jon Brown – Shelby Stroebel dives into defense of his ASA Modifieds championship Saturday at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.

But first race fans can get insight into the Meridian, Idaho driver’s preparations for the season opener and goals during an interview on “This Week in ASA Racing”, a radio show hosted by Kevin Ramsell and available on RaceTalkRadio.com. The […]

Champs return to Meridian Speedway for opening night

MERIDIAN, Idaho – By Jon Brown — The chase for 2012 glory at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway begins Saturday night with many champions returning to defend their crowns.

Meridian, Idaho’s Shelby Stroebel launches another run at the Joe Gibbs Driven Racing Oils ASA Member Track National Championship when the ASA Modifieds rev up for a 50-lap season-opening feature race.
Stroebel won the track championship […]

Test and Tune Launches Another Meridian Speedway Season

THIS WEEKEND, Race Fans Can Get A Free Sneak Peek At Some Of The Machines That Will Speed Around ASA sanctioned Meridian Speedway this year.

Who knows? Maybe some of the winged sprintcars scheduled to compete in the new Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcar series will pound the pavement Saturday or Sunday for the annual Test and Tune.

The Test and Tune is […]

Hoosier Tire West sends R&D Pro-4 Tire into Production

Hoosier Tire West is getting set to debut the new Project Filter PRO-4 Tire at Meridian Speedway

 

The increasingly popular  700 Series “ribbed” tire tested well this week in a wider version
The 700 will now be available in a 9″ width. The right side of the car will use the 23.5 x 9.0-13 and the left side will use the 23.0 x […]

ASA PRO TRUCKS SERIES SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH ASA RACING

03/26/2012 By Kevin Ramsell/ASA PR

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (Monday, March 26, 2012) – ASA President Dennis Huth announced a long-term agreement today with the ASA Pro Trucks Series. The Series formerly known as the Intermountain Pro Trucks joins the ASA Family of sanctioned series.

“This is an incredible opportunity for our series,” Randy Kerr, ASA Pro Trucks Series Promoter said. “Our agreement […]