Category Archive: Merced News

Ryland Halted in IMCA SportMods: Diaz Takes Merced; Keith Brown, Jr. Wins at Chowchilla

Chowchilla’s Rick Diaz halted IMCA national point leader Fred Ryland’s bid to win another SportMod feature Saturday night at Merced Speedway; and, Keith Brown, Jr. of Pittsburg stole the lead from Diaz Sunday night at Chowchilla Speedway while Ryland was forced to hold on to third place. “Someone had to give Ryland some competition,” Diaz …

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SPECIAL TO THE VALLEY: VALLEY SPORTSMAN STILL RACING AT MERCED

By Mike Adaskaveg Merced Sun-Star The Valley Sportsman stock cars are strange looking racers with big metal wings on the roof, fat tires and skinny bodies. They are an endangered species – once plentiful at tracks throughout the Central Valley, they can only be found at Merced Speedway, where they will highlight Saturday night’s program. …

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MERCED SPEEDWAY: Paul Stone Just Can’t Keep Away from IMCA Mod Racing

By Mike Adaskaveg Merced Sun-Star Winton’s Paul Stone would rather drive someone else’s car than sit and watch the International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) races at Merced Speedway on Saturday night. Because building his new modified stock car is taking longer than expected, Stone found another seat to sit in. He’ll be driving a car owned …

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