Category Archive: Merced Speedway

Racing Passed From Generation to Generation

By Mike Adaskaveg Merced Sun Star Racing families pass on a love for fast cars from generation to generation – as evidenced in the pit area of Merced Speedway. Here, fathers and mothers teach youngsters to channel their desire to race at purpose-built facilities, where they safely can do so and have fun. “Sharing stock car …

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Merced Speedway: Alex Wilson over Ryan Porter – Again

  It was déjà vu all over again in Sunday night’s IMCA Modified feature at Merced Speedway Alex Wilson of Salinas was chased across the finish line by Atwater’s Ryan Porter. It was Fred Ryland of Brentwood holding off a late charge by Bruce “Bubba” Nelson of Turlock in the IMCA SportMod feature. Five divisions …

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“Legends of Merced” Sun. Night; Six Division Show Featuring IMCA Mods, SportMods

By Mike Adaskaveg Special to the Sun-Star   Sunday night, Merced Speedway honors its successful past drivers with the annual “Legends of Merced” night. Retro “Valley Sportsman” cars and drivers, as well as fully restored racecars, will parade around the speedway for the special event beginning at 6 p.m. Working to Race When Atwater’s Tom …

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