Racing returns to Gresham Motorsports Park on May 16-17 with the Peach State Classic, headlined by a Super Late Model showdown co-sanctioned by the Southern Super Series and CARS Tour. Excitement is building for that event, the first at the Georgia facility since 2014.   Southern Super Series Director Tim Bryant shared some of that excitement […]

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While the future of Myrtle Beach Speedway is in question, it will continue to operate as planned for the foreseeable future.   Myrtle Beach Speedway officials released a statement on Facebook Tuesday, announcing that management had been approached with potential developers in regards to a potential purchase. However, any sale of the property is contingent upon […]

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Longtime Florida racer Joe Boyd has passed away after a prolonged health battle.   The Riverview, Florida native was a frequent competitor, both at a local and regional level.  Most notably, Boyd raced Super Late Models for the better part of the last 18 years.  Boyd competed for championships in series such as the Bright […]

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With all of the action at Florida Speedweeks in the books, there is finally an opportunity to reflect on the weeks of racing in the Sunshine State during the month.  Here are Speed51’s 10 Takeaways from Florida Speedweeks, highlighting some of the strong showings and important storylines from the trip south.   Griffith Stole the […]

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For the second year in a row, the 56th Annual Alabama 200 will be contested in March as the opening race of the Show Me the Money Series in 2020. Entries are already starting to pour in from Pro Late Model racers in the Southeast and beyond for the March 6-7 event, with drivers looking […]

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 The World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing just concluded its 54th running at New Smyrna Speedway.  The event routinely produces exciting racing, but it carried an extra buzz and energy in 2020 with strong car counts and, more importantly, packed grandstands for several of the nine nights of racing.   It signifies a resurgence of […]

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Nashville, TN - Officials at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway confirmed the return of the Bandolero division for the 2020 season.  The INEX Bandoleros are governed by the same organization as INEX U.S. Legends Cars International.   Music City USA's Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway has a rich history with the INEX Bandoleros, hosting the […]

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Derek Griffith has been well-known in Super Late Model circles, particularly in the Northeast, for several years now.  With an incredible run during the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing this year, though, he has accomplished greater acclaim.   The New Hampshire driver capped off the nine nights of racing at New Smyrna Speedway […]

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