The 2014 rules and tentative schedule have been posted! Click the links below to see what's new.
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    2014 Driver’s Meeting – Saturday, Feb.8th

    2014 Merritt Speedway Driver’s Meeting: Saturday, February 8th, 2014. Each class will meet a different time. Factory Stocks: 6:00 PM; Pro Stocks: 6:30 PM; Pro Trucks: 7:00 PM; Lighting Sprints: 7:30 PM; Modifieds: 8:00 PM; and Late Models: 8:30 PM. The meeting will take place at the VanDuinen Forest Products trucking garage (4680 East Houghton […]

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    We’re closing in on 10,000 Facebook Fans…and we want to thank you!

    Hello Race fans! Thank you for following us online this season! We have managed to grow our online presence tremendously this year and we owe it all to you! That is why we will be running this giveaway on our Facebook page, where TWO lucky fans will win GENERAL ADMISSION SEASON PASSES to our track […]

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    Awards Banquet 2013

    Attention 2013 Racecar Drivers, Owners, Sponsors, and Fans: We have a limited number of extra meal tickets still available for purchase. Call today so you don’t miss out on the awards ceremony, door prizes, great food, and dancing provided by DJ Bob Larsen. Anyone who wishes to attend the awards ceremony, but does not intend on eating dinner, […]

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    Hilliker and Polyak Land in Victory Lane in Winged Outlaw Showdown

    David Hilliker of Midland, MI continues his winning ways in Winged Outlaw Late Model action this past Saturday Night in front of a packed house at Merritt Speedway. Hilliker scored the Dash win to kick off the evening and continued his dominance with a heat win and the “A” Main victory to complete the sweep. […]

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  • Rich Neiser (87) in a battle for the lead with Clint Smith (44) and Tim Fuller (19)


    UMP Late Models Back on the ticket for August 31st “Updated 8/29/13″

    Attention Drivers and Fans By popular demand the UMP Late Model Division has been returned to the show for August 31st. Regular UMP points and Regular track points will be awarded to the NON Winged Late Models in attendance. $800.00 to Win / $175.00 to Start, Sponsored by Don’s Auto Clinic of Cadillac. 

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Factory Stock
Championship Race Winner
Dan Wierman


    Spangler, Sprague, Liuzzo, Aeschliman and Wierman victorious in Season Championship Races

    With the Season Championship races in the book, there is just one week of action remaining to determine the point champions at Merritt Speedway. Eric Spangler enters the final week with a 40 point advantage over David Hilliker in the UMP Late Model standings. In the UMP Modified division there are three drivers in contention […]

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    August 31st Winged Outlaw Showdown Format Changes “Updated 8/29/13″

    Format changes for the up coming August 31st Winged Outlaw Showdown are as follows.  Winged Outlaw Late Models, Minimum Side Board required is 32 Sq Ft  - $1200.00 to Win, $250.00 to Start (Double Track Points) Sponsored by Voelker Implement Sales Winged Outlaw 410 Sprints, Top Wing required, Minimum 8 Sq Ft Side Board will […]

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NAPA Auto & Truck Parts
Presented by Allstar Performance
Merritt 50 - Feature Winner
Tim Fuller


    New Yorker, Tim Fuller back in Victory Lane in a 3-Wide Thriller at Merritt Speedway

      For the third consecutive year the World of Outlaws Late Model traveling series paid homage to the renowned Merritt Speedway. 35 Late Model drivers checked in for a night of heart pounding action on a beautifully prepared race track and did not disappoint the capacity crowd. With a win in heat #3, local drivers […]

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UMP Late Model
Feature Winner
Rich Neiser


    Rich Neiser scores 6th feature win in Don Nester UMP Late Model Division

    Don Nester Auto Group of Houghton Lake sponsored the UMP Late Model division this past Saturday night. 20 drivers checked in for their last chance to dial in their setup for this coming Saturday’s NAPA 50 World of Outlaws Late Model show. Scott Phillips of Marlette, MI set quick time overall with a lap of […]

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    World of Outlaws! August 17th, 2013

    It won’t be long and the “Outlaws” will be here. Click here for more info and to join the event on Facebook – don’t forget to invite your friends! Be sure to make plans and join us for the biggest event of the season  

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Eric Spanger
Saturday Wood Tic 100
Michigan Dirt Cup
Feature Winner


Eric Spangler Wins the 25th Anniversary Wood Tic 100 Late Model Feature

Posted by on July 22, 2013

111 cars in 4 divisions graced the pits for the final leg of the 25th annual running of the Wood Tic 100. Rich Neiser of Fruitport was the first to take to the track in qualifying on Saturday and set the mark at 14.14. Forty of the state’s top drivers would take their shot at […]



25th Annual Wood Tic 100 Payout

Posted by on July 17, 2013

Friday: Michigan Dirt Cup UMP Late Model-$1500 to win; $250 to start Open Modified-$750 to win; $150 to start Pro Ttruck-$400 to win; $100 to start Pro Street-$400 to win; $100 to start Factory Stock-$300 to win; $80 to start   Saturday: Michigan Dirt Cup UMP Late Model-$4000 to win; $250 to start Michigan Dirt […]

Chris Brindley
Dan Moriarty UMP Late Model
First Feature win of the 2013 Season


Fresh Faces in Victory Lane at Merritt Speedway

Posted by on July 15, 2013

Fans were treated to yet another fantastic night of racing action on a beautiful night at Merritt Speedway this past Saturday. Strong fields in all classes were on hand in preparation of the upcoming 25th Anniversary running of the Wood Tic 100. First up in qualifying action was the Dan Moriarty/Don’s Auto Clinic UMP Late […]

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