At the end of the 2019 season, Speed51 asked race fans who they thought was the greatest Dirt Modified driver of the decade.  The vote was between Matt Sheppard and Stewart Friesen. After 368 votes on Facebook, Friesen won 71% of the votes to Sheppard's 29%. But the real question is, who is the GOAT, […]

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PORT ROYAL, PA – In accordance with recommendations from national and regional leaders with regards to COVID-19, Port Royal Speedway and the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco have announced the postponement of the ‘Speed Showcase’ this Sunday, March 22 at the Juniata County facility.   Port Royal will take […]

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Jason Ingalls levied a smackdown Saturday night at the South Texas Speedway and sped to his career-first checkered flag with the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s.   “This is top of the list,” Ingalls said when asked to rank this victory alongside his many others in a long, storied dirt track racing career. […]

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Barberville, FL — Night six of the 49th DIRTcar Nationals presented by Bozard Ford featured the second of two Gator Qualifier Nights for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds at Volusia Speedway Park, setting the field for Monday’s $5,000-to-win Big Gator Championship. After taking the lead from his outside front row starting spot, Kyle Strickler in his […]

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Plattsburgh, N.Y. – The new Airborne Speedway management team of Lyle DeVore and Mike Perrotte are pleased to announce the Super DIRTcar Big Block Series will be making their 2020 appearance at the track.   Teams and fans need to mark their calendars for Tuesday, August 18 and be ready for the roar of the […]

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The fifth and final night of the first week of the 2020 Winternationals kept the theme of high drama to the end well in play. With longer distance features for Street Stocks and Modifieds, story lines played out to the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.   The lineups for the Saturday night […]

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WEBSTER CITY, Iowa --The schedule is set with 53 dates at 30 unique dirt ovals confirmed for the 2020 United States Modified Touring Series schedule and the 22nd season for the world's Best of the Best in dirt modified racing. With a new season on the horizon and new decade underway, it's only fitting […]

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Rising to the challenge is what separates a top-notch driver from the rest of the pack. Whether it’s dominating a race, going on a winning streak or sealing a win with a late-race pass, drivers slowly rise to the top of the field and make a name for themselves.   That’s why FK Rod Ends, […]

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As the year 2019 comes to a close, we at Speed51 are taking a look back, not just at the past year but an entire decade of short track racing. Our work will culminate with a top 10 list of the drivers who have performed the best and have left the biggest mark on the […]

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