Matt Hirschman and Jimmy Blewett started from the front row for the 45th annual Turkey Derby at Wall Stadium Speedway and dominated the race on Saturday, but an incident between the two opened the door for Dave Sapienza to claim the his first Turkey Derby victory.   Hirschman started from the pole and led […]

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Picking the winners of big short track races throughout the country is a tradition that our staff at Speed51.com has enjoyed for many years. With one of the biggest Tour-type Modified races of the year being held Saturday at Wall Stadium , we decided to challenge our staff once again.   This week we asked members […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL — The 35th season of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will feature a mix of historic short tracks on the eastern seaboard as well as the second running of the 250-lap showcase event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.   For the third straight season, the Whelen Modified Tour will kick off at South […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- Stafford Motor Speedway has officially released the 2019 racing schedule consisting of 22 events including 11 special events.  For the 48th consecutive year, the season will kick-off with the NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler on April 27th and 28th and will finish with the NAPA Auto Parts Fall Final Weekend, both […]

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The Snowball Derby has long established itself as a premier event for full-bodied Late Model racing for the last half-century. For two decades now, Modified drivers have found their place on the Derby schedule at Five Flags Speedway, seeking their own glory.   In 2015, Montgomery Motor Speedway General Manager Stan Narrison helped establish […]

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LAS VEGAS – The final curtain fell on the Lucas Oil Modified Series presented by MAVTV on a bittersweet and historic Saturday night at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.   Justin Johnson took the lead from Dylan Cappello with 10 laps to go and pulled away to win $3,000 and the 100-lap SpillVak […]

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Saturday night at Myrtle Beach Speedway was a chance at redemption for Tommy Catalano, and he cashed in for the victory in the 40-lap Modified feature, the second Modified race of the Myrtle Beach 400 Weekend.   On Friday night, Catalano appeared poised for a victory in the 35-lap race for the ground pounders. […]

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Barre, VT -- Thunder Road has officially released the 2019 racing schedule for the 60th season of competition at “The Nation’s Site of Excitement”. The 19-event season includes many events the track is known for along with new additions that promise even more thrills.   As has been tradition for much of the past two […]

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A combination of pit strategy and outwitting the competition was what it was going to take to win the 16th Annual John Blewett III Memorial North-South Shootout at Concord Speedway Saturday night. At the end of a long day at the tricky North Carolina tri-oval, Jon McKennedy found the perfect mixture to add a […]

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