Merritt Speedway - Merritt MI

Address: 4680 E. Houghton Lake Road
City: Merritt
State: MI
Zip: 49651
County: Missaukee
Number of visits to this page: 19543
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Source: Andy Popovich II

I have always enjoyed Merritt Speedway since the first time there as a spectator to working on the Don Biddle Late Model team out of Prudenville and now as a spectator again. I live in Flushing Michigan and endure the trip up and back just to enjoy the racing and great people at the track. I hope I can continue to enjoy this experience with my family and friends for several more years.

Info Updates:
12/14/2016 - Jesse Hamilton
Merritt Speedway is still going strong as one of the best dirt tracks in the state. This upcoming summer (2017) is going to be a huge racing season at Merritt. They have booked a big group of shows, including a couple of Sprint Car shows.
10/16/2007 - Bob W
this is a great track that has good 2 or 3 wide racing. the track gets 30 to 40 late models every nite. if i didn't live so far away i'd be there every nite. it's track you need to see.
11/30/2003 - Bob Steele
The speedway is in Missaukee county and has averaged over 160 driver a night for about 3 years. Just thought i would let you know.
11/26/2003 - Web
A 36-year tradition in northern Michigan, Merritt Speedway is the state’s finest clay-oval motor sports facility. The 2003 racing season is over, but you can still read the recap of this summers racing every week here!

The 1/4 mile banked clay oval is located on M-55, between Houghton Lake and Lake City. Every Saturday night, over 140 drivers arrive at Merritt Speedway looking for a checkered flag victory. Merritt Speedway provides racing action in four classes including Late Models, Michigan Modifieds, Pro Trucks, and Street Stocks.
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Merritt Speedway - BOB KINGEN DRIVER N BOB DACK OWNER 1979
BOB KINGEN DRIVER N BOB DACK OWNER 1979
Merritt Speedway - WALT COAN MERRITT FROM BRIAN NORTON
WALT COAN MERRITT FROM BRIAN NORTON
Merritt Speedway - TOM ROSEBRUGH N BOB KINGEN 1980
TOM ROSEBRUGH N BOB KINGEN 1980
Merritt Speedway - AERIAL
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Merritt Speedway - AERIAL PHOTO
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