The United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) has been on the road since February and as the calendar turns to August, it’s time for the season to start winding down. But just like the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup, the USMTS first resets the field and does a 15-race dash to crown a national […]

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When Brandon McReynolds won at Iowa Speedway in May, it took everybody, including McReynolds, a little by surprise. McReynolds had been a highly touted prospect since his Late Model Stock days, but a disappointing first season and a half in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season had some questioning if McReynolds had a future […]

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Unlike many of his fellow Northwest competitors, Blake Williams wears a plain black firesuit when he straps into a racecar. But it’s what Williams tends to wear below that suit that says the most about him. A gray T-shirt that reads “Built Ford Tough”, it’s not an empty slogan or product placement that makes it […]

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Anyone with any doubts that a victory in the 25th annual Coors Light Montana 200 meant the world to Owen Riddle need only watch his body language Saturday night after he climbed from the car in victory lane at Montana Raceway Park.   Flashing a huge smile, Riddle crouched down on his knees and spent […]

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The last name of the driver who scored the pole for the 25th running of the Montana 200 came as no surprise after qualifying was said and done – Riddle. After all, the #15 of Tayler Riddle had been on rails all weekend and had been the only car to scoot under the thirteen second […]

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The 2012 Motor Mile Speedway (VA) champion, Josh Berry broke a long winless streak at his home track Saturday evening, taking the CARS Late Model Stock Tour 125-lap feature in a wild event that saw Berry’s competition fall by the wayside.   After dominating the competition at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) in recent seasons, Berry […]

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Zane Smith is racing like a Super Late Model veteran in his rookie season. The 16-year-old Californian has been up front leading laps and collecting wins when he can and collecting solid top-five or top-ten finishes when his car isn’t quite up to snuff. The mix of aggression and consistency has led to the New […]

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John Hunter Nemechek slipped on the famous Green Jacket in Victory Lane at Lebanon I-44 Speedway (MO) Saturday night and laughed as it was about two sizes too big on him. He adjusted the buttons and rolled the sleeves a little and finally looked at home in his unique trophy as he posed for the […]

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Tuesday night’s Battle at Berlin 251 is one of the marquee Super Late Model shows being contested this summer and Speed51.com is happy to partner with Berlin Raceway (MI) and the Champion Racing Association (CRA) powered by JEGS and present Trackside Now coverage for the event.   Before jumping in to the race tomorrow, here […]

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Halfway home in the inaugural CARS Racing Tour season, it’s beginning to look like the field is Brayton Haws and everyone else. Haws captured his 3rd victory of a breakout Late Model Stock season Friday night at Tri-County Motor Speedway, while “everyone else” provided the fireworks in a rough and tumble affair. Haws was not […]

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