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Treasure Valley motor sports calendar: Friday, Sept. 2

DRIVER EYES HISTORY AT MERIDIAN Hannah Newhouse of Twin Falls is trying to become the first female racer to win the Late Model division at Meridian Speedway. She leads the standings by 77 points over Justin Ellis of Meridian going into Saturday’s final Late Model race of the season. Newhouse, a member of NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program, also competes in the K&N West Series. “Being a female ... is like racing under a magnifying glass,” Newhouse said in a Meridian Speedway press release. “When I ... have success it is huge because I am making headway in the sport.”
DRIVER EYES HISTORY AT MERIDIAN Hannah Newhouse of Twin Falls is trying to become the first female racer to win the Late Model division at Meridian Speedway. She leads the standings by 77 points over Justin Ellis of Meridian going into Saturday’s final Late Model race of the season. Newhouse, a member of NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program, also competes in the K&N West Series. “Being a female ... is like racing under a magnifying glass,” Newhouse said in a Meridian Speedway press release. “When I ... have success it is huge because I am making headway in the sport.” Meridian Speedway

MERIDIAN SPEEDWAY (OVAL RACING)

SATURDAY

What: NAPA Big 5 Late Models Championship, plus Winged Sprintcars, Legends, Pro-4s, Claimer Stocks and Mini Stocks

When: Spectator gates open at 4 p.m., qualifying begins at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 6:30 p.m.

Admission: $10.50 adults, $8 seniors/military, $6.50 children ages 7-11 and free for 6 and younger. Family passes (two adults and up to four children ages 7-11) are $30

Location: 335 S. Main St., Meridian

Web: meridianspeedway.com

LOCAL POINTS STANDINGS

MERIDIAN SPEEDWAY

NWAAS Modifieds — 1. Colton Nelson, Meridian, 1,203; 2. Rus Ward, Boise, 1,031; 3. Larry Hull III, Boise, 828.

Non-Winged Sprintcars — 1. Justin Segura, Caldwell, 791; 2. Riley Rogers, Meridian, 588; 3. Tyler Barrow, Boise, 510.

Super Stocks — 1. Melissa Weaver-Arte, Nampa, 698; 2. Gale Carter, Boise, 546; 3. Ben Crow, Meridian, 464.

Mini Stocks — 1. Jason Sanders, Caldwell, 691; 2. Jayson Wardle, Kuna, 592; 3. Garry Hussey, Nampa, 461.

Pro-4s — 1. Joe Barton, Nampa, 459; 2. Kenny Chandler, Kuna, 408; 3. Brendon Fries, Meridian, 370.

Claimer Stocks — 1. Brian Hyde, Boise, 649; 2. Casey Hart, Meridian, 496; 3. Rich Lawson, Marsing, 486.

High School Tuners — 1. Riley Rogers, Meridian, 607; 2. Taylor Occhipinti, Nampa, 526; 3. Kendra Occhipinti, Nampa, 512.

Hornets — 1. Adam Deane, Nampa, 751; 2. Josh Randolph, Nampa, 744; 3. Bill Allen, Meridian, 703.

Late Models — 1. Hannah Newhouse, Twin Falls, 287; 2. Justin Ellis, Meridian, 210; 3. Tyler Marston-Henderson, Boise, 157.

Winged Sprintcars — 1. Bryan Warf, Meridian, 394; 2. Colton Nelson, Meridian, 238; 3. Matt Hein, Roseburg, Ore., 216.

CT400 Sprintcars — 1. Stacey Jensen, Buhl, 294; 2. Chris Fenton, Meridian, 207; 3. Justin Segura, Caldwell, 96.

Legends — 1. Casey Tillman, Kuna, 439; 2. Aubree Wartman, Boise, 363; 3. Chance Davis, Emmett, 348.

Street Stocks — 1. Todd Seaver, Meridian, 565; 2. Pat Young, Kuna, 335; 3. Tim Shelton, Kuna, 134.

Jr. Stingers — 1. Shane Harris, Nampa, 283; 2. Alyse Schildhauer, Middleton, 237; 3. Cody Castricone, Meridian, 184.

FIREBIRD RACEWAY

SUMMIT E.T. FINALS

Sept. 1-4

At Mission Raceway, Mission, B.C.

Team Firebird

Super Pro — Sean Shaffer, Christopher Northup, Chris Jaggers, Brad Todd, Sam Northup, John Shaffer, Darrell Carr, Cody Hiatt, Craig Tharp.

Pro — Joe Witherspoon, Chris Wingert, Carl Youngstrom, Ryan DuBois, Dan Wilder, Steve Pyburn, Ron Liese.

Sportsman — Troy McDonald, Mike Ritz, Brad Bohning, Steve Wingert, Micheal Jaggers, Kyle Witherspoon, Mary Liese.

Sled/Bike — Chad Hofert, Zak Pedraza, Craig Jensen, Rich Pedraza, Kenin Hutto, Jay Mendes.

Junior Dragster — Hannah VanderMeer, Layne Fiscus, Justin Hof, Casey Youngstrom, Summer Field.

High School — Michael Jaggers, Mikaela Watkins.

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