Fire that damaged portion of a garage and maintenance building on the grounds of Columbus Motor Speedway early Sunday morning will have no impact on the coming racing season.   The blaze, which is being investigated now, started about 10 AM and quickly spread in a building near the parking area of the 52 acre […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – New Smyrna Speedway has long been on the “must see” list for short-track race aficionados.   This year, a unique partnership between NASCAR, FansChoice.tv and Speed51.com will allow fans across the globe – and in the stands at the venerable .48-mile high-banked oval – to witness the action as never before.   In […]

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Speed51.com and its partner site for preserving short track racing history, 51’s Third Turn (www.thethirdturn.com), will continue their long-term partnership into the 2015 season and beyond. After formalizing their affiliation early in 2014, both sites have worked hard in the last year to combine their unique angles to the short track racing world for the […]

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(EDITOR’S NOTE: Kevin Ramsell is the Director of Business/Midwest Editor of Speed51.com. The views which are expressed in the following column are his own and not necessarily the views of Speed51.com and/or its partners)   Last weekend at the Pete Orr Memorial 100 at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, another chapter was […]

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Charlotte, NC- As the 2015 racing season approaches, RaceDay Motorsports is pleased to announce their partnership with the CARS Tour. This partnership will bring motorsports simulation racing to each stop of the CARS Tour making the fan experience more exciting than ever.   The CARS Tour is the home of the all new pavement short […]

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CONCORD, N.C. (Jan. 29, 2015) – The process to select the Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) competitors for the 2015 season is currently in full swing. The program was established last year by family members of 1992 NASCAR Champion Alan Kulwicki as a means to offer assistance to worthy drivers while keeping the late champion’s […]

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VINTON, Iowa – Brett Root will follow in some big footsteps at IMCA. Root succeeds his mother Kathy as president of the Vinton-based automotive racing sanctioning organization. She’d purchased IMCA and sister company CarPac Publications from the family of Keith Knaack in the mid-1990s. “I realize that I am just the third president of IMCA […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. (Jan. 26, 2015) – NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D), the leading developmental platform for female and multicultural drivers and pit crew members, announced its 2015 class today. The program welcomes four talented program newcomers to the roster of six drivers striving to transition into the sport’s national series spotlight. Rev Racing, the […]

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JRi Shocks is excited to announce the winner of our PRI sweepstakes complete shock package giveaway.  Attendees at the 2014 PRI Show in Indianapolis had the opportunity to enter a drawing at the JRi Shocks booth for a complete set of JRi Shocks.  Late model racer Wil Herrington of Cochran Georgia was the lucky winner […]

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Short track drivers, crew chiefs and team members from across the country will have the opportunity to visit the heart of racing in Mooresville, NC as GRIP Seminars will set up at Dale Earnhardt, Inc. February 7-9, 2014   Building on the success of last year’s GRIP Seminar, these seminars will offer short track racers […]

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