About Us

Since 2001, has been the home behind-the-scene stories and short track news of series all around the country including ARCA, NASCAR’s Touring Series, Late Model and Modified racing series and more.  Beginning its thirteenth year as the premier short track news site, Speed51 continues to raise the bar in race coverage with its signature Trackside Now live updates, live race broadcasts and news reporting from short tracks across the nation.  Founded by NASCAR broadcaster Bob Dillner and a couple of other passionate short track aficionados, 51 began as a site that focused on the World of Outlaws and now-defunct ASA National Tour.


It was in the ASA days that the popularity of took off.  With in-depth news and feature stories about the major personalities involved in the touring short track series, 51 became the home of cutting-edge information that no other media outlet at the time could provide.


Over the years, 51 has continued raising the bar of short track racing news.  Features such as the “Five on Five” pop culture feature, “What’s in Your Wallet” featuring popular short track stars and more, has introduced many aspects of news coverage to the short track realm. was a pioneer in live short track racing news coverage in 2007 by enhancing the at-track product for the fans in the grandstands.  With live timing updates, unique photography and video clips, behind-the-scenes news stories from the drivers and teams and lap-by-lap updates,’s Trackside Now has become the go-to for fans unable to make it to the track and those looking to get the scoop from the pits while they enjoy the action from the grandstands via their mobile devices.


51 is the Official News Website of such major short track racing events as the Snowball Derby, the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna and the Howie Lettow Memorial at Milwaukee.


Advertising opportunities with are currently available.  51 has affordable year-long advertising opportunities on its front page, considered by many to be the “Short Track Marketplace,” as well as opportunities to be seen by the short track racers and fans tuning in to Trackside Now coverage.  For details on’s marketing packages, email

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