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 (January 8)--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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The Gateway Dirt Nationals allows Modified drivers to compete with drivers they normally don’t see throughout the season. That was the case with the main event on Saturday night, which saw Indiana driver Derek Losh steal a win from Florida Late Model standout Kyle Bronson in the last corner of the 30-lap main event.   […]

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Sanders rockets to third USMTS title in seven seasons WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (Dec. 20)--Habits can be hard to break, and that seems to be the case for Rodney Sanders whose habit of winning continued in 2019 with his third USMTS national championship. Sanders, who turned 30 years old less than two weeks after securing the […]

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Levi Kissinger used a Delaware double-file restart to his advantage to carry him to the Modified win on night one of the Gateway Dirt Nationals at The Dome at America’s Center, but it was in a way not normally seen. Sitting third going into the final restart of the race with 11 laps to go, […]

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CONCORD, NC —  Super DIRTcar Series fans saw one of the greatest all-time championship battles go down to the final night of the 2019 season, culminating in Mat Williamson edging seven-time champ Matt Sheppard for the crown. Today, the Super DIRTcar Series reveals its 2020 schedule, setting the stage for the best Big Block Modified […]

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PARK CITY, Kansas - Rodney Sanders rolled to his 11th main event victory of the season Friday as the United States Modified Touring Series kicked off the final weekend of the season with the 3rd Annual Chisholm Trail Showdown at the 81 Speedway in Park City, Kansas. Coming into the night as the newly-crowned and […]

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