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 the FK […]

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Gary Crooks and associates are announcing the purchase of Port City Racecars. Harley Boeve of Port City Racecars approached Gary mid summer concerning his interest in Port City. Crooks Racing has been the southeast dealer/repair center for Port City for 3 plus years.   Harley Boeve stated that Port City has […]

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The Miss Snowball Derby pageant continues to grow in prestige as another aspect of the Snowball Derby’s tradition. This year, contestants in the pageant will have the chance to enjoy the 51st Annual Snowball Derby firsthand.   Each lady participating in this year’s Miss Snowball Derby pageant will receive a gift bag as part of […]

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year.   Speed51.com is gearing up for the Snowball Derby like your favorite retail store gears up for Christmas. Instead of decorating with lights and tinsel, the website is once again “iced out” to get race fans ready for the granddaddy of them all: the 51st Annual Snowball […]

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Concord, North Carolina – Venturini Motorsports announced today the resigning of 16-year old rookie driver Chandler Smith for the upcoming 2019 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season. Smith, a native of Talking Rock, GA, is set to return for a partial series schedule and will appear in a total of 11-races which will include […]

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Lakeland, FL - Central Florida standout racer LJ Grimm is no stranger to victory lane in a wide variety of different cars and classes, but a prestigious Wheelman Series victory has slipped him by until this past weekend. Grimm would make his way from his seventh-place starting spot to battle inside and out to move […]

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CONCORD, NC – One of the premier rides in all of Sprint Car Racing has been filled as Kyle Larson Racing has tabbed Lemoore, CA driver Carson Macedo for the 2019 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series season. Macedo, 22, will compete for the prestigious Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year award.   “Getting […]

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BATAVIA, OHIO - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is proud to announce the 2019 schedule, with a lineup featuring a record-breaking 65 feature events. The ambitious schedule is set to visit 37 different venues across 22 states, showcasing the talents of the nation's top dirt late model drivers along the way. The 2019 […]

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SWANSBORO, NC – Brandon Clements, who is the winningest driver in Carteret County Speedway history, clinched the track championship in style on Saturday night, with a victory. Clements surrendered the lead early in the 50-lap race after starting on the pole – first to Eric Winslow then to Justin Carroll.  With 11 laps to go, […]

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Mother Nature tried to dampen the fun this weekend, but the short track racing world persevered and had a big weekend of racing. Check out the top 10 stories from this past weekend right now.   1. Worst to First: Hoffman's Unique Strategy Pays Off at Seekonk Matt Hirschman drove from worst to first on […]

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