Category Archive: Merced Speedway

VISITING MERCED SPEEDWAY SAT. NIGHT: LATE MODELS AND EASTER BUNNY

By Mike Adaskaveg Merced Sun-Star Last Saturday’s feature win in the Merced Speedway “Mini-Stock” division was a personal milestone in the young sports career of Mariposa High School sophomore Ronnie Cole. “I had nothing but bad luck the last couple of years,” the 16-year-old explained when talking of his baseball and racing careers. “Winning changed …

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IMCA MODIFIEDS AT MERCED: THREE RACES, THREE WINNERS

By Mike Adaskaveg Merced Sun-Star With three different winners in this season’s three feature events, Merced Speedway’s level of competition has Winton driver Paul Stone re-thinking his own schedule. He was beaten by Atwater’s Bill Egleston last Saturday night. Stone won the first IMCA modified stock car race of the season at his hometown speedway. …

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MERCED SPEEDWAY: Freitas Vs. Stone, Round Two; Ramie the other Stone Ready for Big Merced Night of IMCA Action

By Mike Adaskaveg Merced Sun-Star Merced Speedway’s 2013 Modified Stock Car champ Rodney Freitas started the new season off with one goal in mind – he had to win a feature event. Last season, Freitas drew criticism for winning the International Motor Contest Association (IMCA)  championship without a feature win. Consistently finishing up front in …

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