Speedway Thrills Kick off With Pepsi Season Opener

Speedway Thrills Kick off With Pepsi Season Opener

Meridian Speedway fans, your wait is over. Saturday, April 14, the quarter-mile asphalt oval roars to life with the Pepsi Season Opener. The PitstopUSA.com NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modifieds, Project Filter Pro-4s, Domino’s Legends, Teleperformance Claimer Stocks, TEAM Mazda Mini Stocks, and Big Daddy’s Barbecue of Meridian Hornets join forces for a full night of good, old-fashioned short track racing.

The PitstopUSA.com NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modifieds headline the Pepsi Season Opener action with two main-events to kick off their 2018 campaign. Defending champion Colton Nelson looks to have a mirror full competition as he rolls to green Saturday.

The Project Filter Pro-4s return to action with their sights set on 2017 champion Kenny Chandler. Can 2017 division runner-up Brendon Fries take the fight to Chandler and earn an early season victory?

The Domino’s Legends championship was settle by just 16 points in 2017 as Casey Tillman held off a late-season charge from young Ethan Jones. Who will race their way to the top of a tightly contested division under the lights Saturday?

The Teleperformance Claimer Stocks have arguably been 2018’s most anticipated division. After a hard-fought championship battle in 2017, Dan Lowther looks to defend his title from a full field of new and returning competitors.

The TEAM Mazda Mini Stocks face their toughest test of the year Saturday as they battle for 100 laps around the concrete jungle. Who will park in the Caleb’s Chop Shop Winner’s Circle at the end of 25 hard miles?

The Hornets welcome division sponsor Big Daddy’s Barbecue of Meridian on board for their 2018 campaign. Who will charge through the chaos and be the first to claim the checkers?

General admission to Saturday’s Pepsi Season Opener is just $11.50 for adults, $9.00 for seniors and military members, and $6.50 for kids 7-11. Gates open at 4:45 p.m. with racing at 6:45 p.m. Be sure to text ‘meridianspeed’ to 84483 for exclusive updates from around the quarter-mile and log on to meridianspeedway.com for the latest news and notes. We’ll see you this Saturday, April 14, under the big yellow water tower at your NASCAR Home Track, Meridian Speedway.