A racing road trip goes beyond the race cars and the race track; it is what the destination offers as a whole that makes a racing destination special.  It includes the track and event itself, the local sights and sounds, restaurants, accommodations and fun activities away from the race track.   For the first time, […]

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One thing that has always been very important in short track racing has been personality. Some drivers just have that laugh or that smile that makes everybody like them. Other drivers can’t help but wear the black hat. Some drivers embrace the boos.   Today, Speed51.com is embracing those personalities by announcing the winners of […]

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Speed51.com has been a leader and an innovator in short track racing media since its inception in 2001. From live coverage via our Trackside Now professional live-blog to network-style pay-per-view events, Speed51.com has always been at the forefront.   Now Speed51.com is stepping into the podcast-world.  Released today on iTunes, Speed51 “Unfiltered” is the first […]

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Speed51.com will broadcast more than 70 live short track racing events during the 2018 season.  On Thursday, the short track racing website revealed its full broadcast schedule that includes pay-per-view events and races that will be broadcast live on the Speed51 Network.   Although the current broadcast schedule includes a total of 72 races, more […]

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Asheboro, NC —  Southern Modifed Racing Series and Hoosier Tire Officials announced a new tire combination after an extensive test sessions during speedweeks at New Symrna and Caraway Speedway.  The new tire combination will be M30 on the left side and M450 on the right side.   “As our series continues to grow, the tour needed […]

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Nashua, NH. -- Longtime Nashua businessman Norman Wrenn Jr. has purchased Lee USA Speedway in Lee, NH. Wrenn bought the 3/8-mile speedway from John “Red” MacDonald and wife Judy, track owners for the last 33 years. Wrenn made the disclosure Tuesday, February 27.   Wrenn, in his 40th year in the propane gas business, is […]

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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 the FK […]

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Whether it's a new race car, new house or new t-shirt, everybody likes new things.  That goes for all of us here at Speed51.com as well.  While we may not be adding a new race car to our studio, we have added a pair of new categories to the 51 Awards for the 2017 racing season.   […]

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The short track racing world lost a key member of its family on Saturday afternoon. Longtime general manager of New Smyrna Speedway, Kim Brown, passed away after a long battle with breast cancer. Brown passed away peacefully at 1:15 p.m. Saturday at the age of 49.   New Smyrna Speedway wrote on its Facebook page […]

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The 2018 short track racing season may be heating up, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have time to look back on the season that was in 2017.  It’s time to honor the best that the season had to offer in this year’s edition of “The 51’s” on Speed51.com.   The 51’s is an annual […]

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