What started off as a dream and lots of high hopes culminated in a championship Saturday night at Hickory Motor Speedway for Brayton Haws and his Hawk McCall Motorsports race team.   Haws started the 2015 season with a goal of winning the first CARS Late Model Stock Car Tour championship.  Still, through the course of […]

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Joe Gibbs Racing development driver Cody Coughlin is taking the next step up the ladder to the highest levels of NASCAR.  The 19-year-old driver has been hired by Kyle Busch Motorsports to run partial schedule in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2016.   The partnership between KBM and Coughlin was announced on Thursday […]

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This year’s Winchester 400 featured some of the season’s most intense short track racing and dramatic battles for the win over the course of the 400-lap battle on the high banks of Winchester Speedway .   Now, whether you were at the race in person, watched it live on the 51 TV pay-per-view video broadcast […]

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This Saturday night is the season finale for the CARS Racing Tour at North Carolina's Hickory Motor Speedway.  It's a big night all on its own with both divisions crowning champions on Saturday night.  But in addition to that is the "Double Duty Dare" for drivers who are attempting to race in both the Late […]

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For much of the CARS Late Model Stock Tour's inaugural season Brayton Haws has been the driver to beat, however he trails Myatt Snider by three points heading into the Liberty University 300 at North Carolina's Hickory Motor Speedway.   But Haws is as confident as he's ever been heading into a race.  The last […]

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Less than one year ago, Dalton Sargeant entered the 47th running of the Snowball Derby as a relatively unknown name in the short track racing world.  Driving for car owner Richie Wauters and Wauters Motorsports, the Boca Raton, Florida driver surprised everyone by crossing the finish line second on that day in December.  This year, […]

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Performing in the clutch is what separates a winning driver from the rest of the pack.  Flexing muscle at the right time is something that true talents possess.  Often luck plays a big role in winning versus losing, but being able to squeeze just enough strength out at the perfect opportunity is what separates winners […]

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Tim Russell has had some high profile drivers strap in behind the wheel of his race cars during the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway , including NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star, Kyle Larson.  In 2015, Russell had Tyler Thomas and Sheldon Creed pilot his machines.  For 2016, one seat […]

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During the past 47 years the Snowball Derby has cemented itself as one of the biggest short track events in America.  Thousands of fans and hundreds of drivers will once again embark on Five Flags Speedway this December 2 - 6 in Pensacola, FL and Speed51.com powered by JEGS will be there to bring you […]

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There’s a new home on the worldwide web for all things Casey Smith.  Officially launched on Tuesday morning, the 2015 Southern Super Series champion now has an official website built and maintained by 51 Sports, the parent company of Speed51.com.   Late Model racing fans looking for results, upcoming races and stories about the Austin, […]

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