With the year 2017 nearing closer to the checkered flag, we at Speed51.com are taking a look back some of the top videos from 2017 on the Speed51 Network. Today, we take a look at the top 10 most viewed Dirt Modified videos.
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#1 – Sheppard & Wight Tangle in Super DIRTcar Series at Utica-Rome (NY) — It was one of the most talked about on-track incidents of the 2017 racing season; not just in the Dirt Modified ranks, but in short track racing in general. Matt Sheppard and Larry Wight collided on the track before a physical altercation took place on the backstretch at Utica-Rome Speedway. The full highlights are available on the Speed51 Network.
#2 – Recap: Super DIRT Week at Oswego — The biggest Big-Block Modified race of the season certainly didn’t disappoint in 2017. Throughout the week, Speed51.com had fans covered with video recaps of qualifying, triple 30s and the Billy Whittaker Cars 200. All of the video coverage from Super DIRT Week was presented by the fine folks at Bicknell Racing Products.
#3 – Highlights: Millbridge Open Feature – May 4 — The Open Outlaw Karts at Millbridge Speedway (NC) have been known to display fantastic racing, and on this night they certainly didn’t disappoint. With stars like Nick Hoffman and Tanner Thorson in the house, the racing was as good as ever at Millbridge.
#4 – Full Race: Short Track Super Series Hard Clay Open — Big-Block and Small-Block Modifieds from the Short Track Super Series invaded Orange County Fair Speedway for the Hard Clay Open. The race featured tons of side-by-side racing action.
#5 – Highlights: Millbridge Open Division – April 26 — Make that two nights of racing from Millbridge Speedway in the top five of this year’s most-viewed videos. On this night, NASCAR star Kyle Larson was in the house to challenge Nick Hoffman and the rest of the weekly competitors.
#6 – Full Race: Short Track Super Series at Woodhull (NY) — The Short Track Super Series made its way to Woodhull Raceway to “Hustle the Highbanks” during the month of August. Race fans can watch the full race on the Speed51 Network as a part of the Summer Thunder TV program.
#7 – Highlights: Beginner Box Stocks at Millbridge (NC) – July 5 — On this July night in North Carolina, the youngsters were the stars of the show. The Beginner Box Stocks wowed the crowd during their weekly Wednesday night feature.
#8 – Recap: World Finals Night #1 – Super DIRTcar Series — After a long summer, the battle for the Super DIRTcar Series championship came down to two drivers. One of those drivers made his mark on qualifying night during the World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Speed51.com’s Bob Dillner talked to a handful of drivers following qualifying night.
#9 – Recap: Super DIRTcar Series at Eldora (OH) — Big-Block Modifieds put the pedal to the floor in front of a jam-packed crowd during the Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway. Following the 75-lap feature, Speed51.com caught up with the major players.
#10 (tie) – Highlights: Super DIRTcar Series at Outlaw (NY) & Super DIRTcar Series at Brewerton (NY) – Coming in tied with the same amount of views in 2017 are the Super DIRTcar Series highlights from Outlaw Speedway and Brewerton Speedway. Both races featured exciting racing throughout the field.
-Text by 51 Staff