History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep.  At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new "Throwback Thursday" segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past.  During each edition of Throwback Thursday, we will revisit stories previously published on […]

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A rough and tumble Snowball Derby left many Late Model drivers entering the winter break eager to avenge themselves at the first major race of the new year, CRA SpeedFest at Watermelon Capital Speedway. Now, the wait is almost over as the Cordele, Georgia oval opens its gates this Friday and Saturday, January 24 and […]

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Cochran, GA -- A rainy couple of weeks have saturated the grounds at Cochran Motor Speedway, forcing Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series and track officials to cancel Saturday’s scheduled event. The event will not be made up. The Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series will continue on Sunday at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC, with a 40-lap, $5,000-to-win […]

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It is only January, but already Speed51 is gearing up to bring you our second live karting broadcast of 2020. The action this week shifts to a familiar venue for Speed51 viewers, Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina for the Maxxis Winter Nationals.   Known infamously in Dirt Late Model circles as ‘The Place Yo […]

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Toby Nuttleman is a household name in asphalt late model racing. While a majority of his success has come with Ty Majeski and Brad Mannstedt's Team-M over the past six years, as Majeski has moved up into the NASCAR ranks, Toby has found another Wisconsin short track driver to feature his latest chassis developments. Enter […]

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After a strong 2019 racing season of learning and growth, Corey Heim entered the winter stretch brimming with confidence in his quest for a major Super Late Model win. The goal of getting that first victory at the Snowball Derby was dashed when his car quit before ever turning a lap under green flag racing […]

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Carnesville, GA -- At Winder Barrow Speedway on April 3, 2004 the standard for Pro Late Model dirt racing was set. The FASTRAK Racing Series saw five entries in its first ever event and it’s one founder Stan Lester will never forget as FASTRAK heads into its 17th year in 2020.   “It was a […]

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Speed51’s Short Track America returns to the FASTRAK World Championship at Virginia Motor Speedway tonight at 7 p.m. ET on MAVTV.  This time around, the UMP Modifieds will take to network television for their 40-lap feature around the state-of-the-art half-mile.   Nearly 40 Modifieds made the trip to the Eastern Virginia track, including nationally-known names […]

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Four drivers with varying degrees of experience behind the wheel of a Tour-type Modified participated in a test Tuesday at Martinsville Speedway.   The test session, hosted by NASCAR Cup Series driver Ryan Preece, saw fellow Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick and rising star Max McLaughlin make their first laps behind the wheel of a […]

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