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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 […]

KNOW HOW to save money: NAPA Auto Parts Treasure Valley 100

Looking to save some bucks and not wait in line at the gates this Saturday night?
Stop in to any of the participating NAPA Auto Parts locations this week and get a coupon that will save you $4.00 per ticket at the NAPA Auto Parts Treasure Valley 100 at the Meridian Speedway when you buy your tickets online.

Box office prices on […]

Side-by-side action makes Meridian Speedway sizzle on a Saturday

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — A packed house turned out Saturday at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway, and the racers gave the 2,500-plus fans exactly what they wanted.
Any short track worth its salt lends itself to thrilling side-by-side racing, and Meridian’s tight, quarter-mile oval didn’t disappoint during Teacher Feature night – even in races that eventually were decided by large margins.
Veteran […]

Lessons in speed: Teacher Feature joins Modifieds at Meridian Speedway

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — The teachers will be getting the schooling Saturday night when the green flag drops on the inaugural Southern Idaho Teacher Feature at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
The Teacher Feature takes teachers out of their classrooms and deposits them into the driver’s seats of borrowed Tates Hornets for a little racing driver’s education.
The Hornets will get a […]

Mr Green’s Scooter Race for Kids

by Speedway Staff, MERIDIAN, Idaho — This Saturday night at the Meridian Speedway a scooter race for kids will kick off the action.  A small twist on our regular Bike Races for kids in Memory of a Curt Green, a long time Speedway fan and supporter of racing at the Meridian Speedway.
If you wish to enter your child, all you will […]

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 […]