Pepsi Season Opener Starts 65th Season at Meridian Speedway


Pepsi Season Opener Starts 65th Season at Meridian Speedway

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The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modifieds are set to headline Saturday night’s Pepsi Season Opener.

The wait is finally over.

This Saturday, April 16, the green flag drops on Meridian Speedway’s 65th season of short track racing with the Pepsi Season Opener.  Not only is Saturday night’s racing the first of a new season, but the first race of the NASCAR Home Tracks era.

Three NASCAR national divisions battle Saturday including the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modifieds, the College of Western Idaho Super Street Stocks, and the Kendall Ford of Meridian Mini Stocks. Also storming the quarter-mile Saturday are the Domino’s Legends, Junior Stingers, and TATES Rents Hornets.

Admission to a full night of racing action is just $10.50 for adults, $8.00 for seniors and members of the military, and kids 6 and under get in free. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. with qualifying at 5:00 p.m. and racing at 6:30 p.m.  Don’t forget to check meridianspeedway.com for advance tickets and text ‘meridianspeed’ to 84483 for special updates.  We’ll see you Saturday night under the big yellow water tower at Meridian Speedway.