Speedway Legends Honored This Memorial Day Weekend

Speedway Legends Honored This Memorial Day Weekend

Meridian Speedway celebrates its late legends this Memorial Day weekend with races both Saturday and Monday, May 27 and 29 on the quarter-mile oval. Saturday is Les Schwab Tire Race Night, featuring the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modifieds, Domino’s Legends, TEAM Mazda Mini Stocks, TATES Rents Hornets, Junior Stingers, plus an Idaho Mountain Touring Bike Race for Kids.  Monday night the NAPA Auto Parts Big 5 Latemodel Series, Interstate Winged Sprintcars, Pepsi Crate Cars and Super Sixes, Teleperformance Claimer Stocks, and Thunderdogs battle to close Memorial Day festivities.

The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modifieds race in honor of Meridian Speedway champion and promoter LeeRoy Nelson in Saturday night’s LeeRoy Nelson 40.

The Domino’s Legends contest a fifty lap feature in memory of speedway staples Austin Christopherson and Eldon Cahill on Saturday as well.

The TEAM Mazda Mini Stocks fight for supremacy Saturday with the top three point earners separated by a mere twenty markers.

Josh Randolph holds a commanding lead in the TATES Rents Hornets standings as he drives to become the first back-to-back champion in class history.

The Junior Stinger division looks to drop the checkers on its third different winner in three race this Saturday.

Idaho Mountain Touring hosts the second Bike Race for Kids of the season to round out Saturday night’s action.

Monday night the NAPA Auto Parts Big 5 Latemodel Series returns to the quarter-mile for the Bill Crow 50, the shortest race on their schedule.

The Interstate Winged Sprintcars join forces to honor brothers Bob and Tom Naylor for the Naylor Memorial Classic.

The Pepsi Crate Cars and Super Sixes get their first crack at the Sean Miller Memorial under the lights Monday.

Action in the Teleperformance Claimer Stocks has been non-stop all season long, and Monday night’s clash looks to be no exception.

The Thunderdogs round out Monday night’s action, looking to build upon their triumphant return to the quarter-mile.

General admission for each night of Meridian Speedway’s Memorial Day weekend double-header is just $11 for adults, $8.50 for seniors and military members, and $6.50 for kids 7-11. Gates open each night at 4 p.m. with qualifying at 5 p.m. and racing at 6:30 p.m.  Skip the line at the gate and purchase your advance tickets online at meridianspeedway.com, and be sure to text ‘meridianspeed’ to 84483 for exclusive updates from your NASCAR Home Track.  We’ll see you this Saturday and Monday under the big yellow water tower at Meridian Speedway.