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 […]

Young stock racer shoots for sixth straight Meridian win Saturday

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, ID — Saturday’s Aaron’s Rent and Lease Ownership Night at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway will be about one racer returning from adversity and others trying to extend their winning ways.
Nampa, Idaho’s Melissa Weaver, the reigning Street Stocks series champion at the quarter-mile oval, is scheduled to make her comeback after a devastating three-car pileup during a preliminary […]

Carload of fans can watch races for $20 flat Saturday

MERIDIAN — Stuff as many people into a car, van or truck as you can and get to ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway early Saturday to take advantage of $20 car load night.
It’s Aaron Rent and Lease Ownership Night at the racetrack. Divisions on tap include NAPA Late Models, Street Stocks, Pepsi Sprintcars, Pit Stop Drive Thru Super Stocks and the Thunder […]

Stroebel’s a perfect 10 for 2012 in Meridian Modifieds

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN — He’s leading the nation, he’s dominating ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway, and generally no one seems to be able to catch Shelby Stroebel.
But the ASA Member Track National Championship leader and Meridian’s reigning ASA Modifieds division king seems to think that someone will dethrone him by the end of the season.
That would his 16-year-old daughter, Caitlin, who […]

Giesler cruises to Firecracker 50 Winged Sprints win

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — Johnny the Jet called his shot Wednesday at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
Hometown hot shoe Johnny Giesler rallied from a first-lap mishap to win the Mtn. Dew Winged Sprints Firecracker 50 during the Stinker Stores-sponsored midweek action at the historic quarter-mile oval.
Giesler pretty much laid down the law after winning the Winged Sprints trophy dash Saturday.
“I’m […]

Fourth brings out fireworks, red-hot racers at Meridian Speedway

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — Two young red-hot racecar drivers return home Wednesday night to add fuel to the Sinter Stores Firecracker 50 & Fireworks Spectacular presented by the City of Meridian at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
Nampa, Idaho’s Dylan Caldwell makes a quick turnaround in his quest to extend his winning streak in the NAPA Late Models division, while Meridian’s […]

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 ASA public relations chief Kevin Ramsell is the host.
Wayne Brevik, the promoter of Marshfield Motor Speedway in Wisconsin, […]