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Championship Drive: Wyatt King

The Meridian Speedway schedule is grueling, especially for the Division 1 Pit Stop USA NASCAR Modifieds.  Needing eighteen feature races to take full advantage of NASCAR’s national point system, these high-tech machines were pushed to the ragged edge of speed and endurance for well over five hundred main event [...]

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Championship Drive: Jesse James Lawson

The Teleperformance Street Stock resurgence was in full force in 2019.  Among the new faces in the division was Caldwell, Idaho racer Jesse James Lawson behind the wheel of a flat black Dillon Plumbing, Jump Time Idaho, Pulse Real Estate Group, 4S Concrete, Antlers Boutique Chevrolet Camaro.  Adorned with [...]

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Color Me Wild! Contest Combats Stay-Home Order Blues

Missing racing?  We are too.  But thanks to our friends at BLG Blue, you can bring a piece of the Meridian Speedway action to your living room with the Color Me Wild! contest.  Download or print your favorite race car from the options below, add the coolest color scheme [...]

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Championship Drive: Melissa Weaver

Entering 2019, Melissa Weaver, perennial title contender and most popular driver, was used to running all alone out front.  But 2019 saw Weaver contend with her stiffest competition yet in fellow female racer Daytona Wurtz.  The Wurtz-Weaver battle began lap one, night one, with Wurtz beating Weaver to the Caleb's [...]

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Test and Tune Closed to General Public

Following the City of Meridian's 15 day Social Distancing order put in place by Mayor Simison, the annual Test and Tune session scheduled for Saturday, March 28, at Meridian Speedway will be closed to the public.    Access to pit road will be available for limited numbers of participants beginning at [...]

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Championship Drive: Kyle Tellstrom

Winning back-to-back championships in the NAPA Auto Parts Big 5 Late Model Series is rare.  Entering 2019 only 5 men had accomplished this feat in the division’s 51-year history: Bob Mitich, Steve Mason, Jerry Bowers, Willie Ransom, and Sean Miller.  All five are enshrined in the Western Idaho Racing [...]

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Championship Drive: Bryan Warf

Open-wheel competition at Meridian Speedway was at an all-time high at Meridian Speedway in 2019 as sprintcar prodigies Johnny Giesler and Bryan Warf joined an already intense Pepsi Crate Car field.    Giesler’s season got off to an inauspicious start as contact in the year’s first heat race sent the Meridian, [...]

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Championship Drive: Kenny Chandler

The classic battle of youth versus experience was on full display in the Project Filter Pro-4s as Kenny Chandler, a forty-year veteran of the division went toe-to-toe with upstart Jordan Harris in his second full Project Filter Pro-4 campaign.  Chandler debuted a brand-new Project Filter, Fairly Reliable Bob’s, Les Schwab [...]

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Championship Drive: Travis Pavlacky

New school and old school went toe-to-toe in 2019 as Fred Vigil’s front-wheel drive Dodge Neon and Travis Pavlacky’s rear-wheel drive pickup dueled for the Factory Motor Parts Mini Stock championship.  Vigil rode a wave of momentum into 2019 after a string of strong finishes to close out the [...]

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