Chris Madden scored a meaningful victory Friday night at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, leading Scott Bloomquist in a 1-2 finish for Scott Bloomquist Racing to pay tribute to a fallen friend.   Madden’s victory comes on the day news swept through the pit area of Randy Sweet’s passing.  The Michigan racing legend partnered with […]

Read more

On an adventurous and attrition-filled evening at The Dirt Track at Charlotte (NC), Jimmy Phelps survived to win the Super DIRTcar Series feature at the Can-Am World Finals for his first win in the series this year.   Phelps assumed the lead on lap 22 when leader Billy Decker slowed with a flat tire, coming […]

Read more

Officials at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) have postponed the Friday portion of the Florida Governor’s Cup weekend due to inclement weather.   The Pro Late Model and Modified divisions will now test their mettle with 50-lap features on Saturday along with the Super Late Models, Sportsman, Pro Trucks and Mod Minis.  The Bomber and Super […]

Read more

Excitement is building for the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby presented by BJ’s Wholesale Club, with the 300-lap Super Late Model event at Five Flags Speedway (FL) now just one month away.  Speed51 is excited to announce Snowball Central, a one-stop shop for all the information fans could want surrounding the Snowball Derby, is returning once again. […]

Read more

Short track racing fans have rallied around Florida legend David Rogers throughout his battle with cancer in 2019.  Now in remission, Rogers took a major step towards returning to racing on Thursday, practicing his famed No. 11 TM Ranch Super Late Model at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).   Rogers climbed behind the wheel of the […]

Read more

North and South collide this weekend at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) for the 17th Annual North-South Shootout, featuring some of the top Modified drivers from both the Northeast and Southeast.  To prepare for the event, here is a look "By the Numbers" at the history of the Modified showcase.   2: Patrick Emerling returns South […]

Read more

This weekend, Super Late Models compete for the final time at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) in 2019, with the annual running of the Florida Governor's Cup 200.  To prepare fans for this major event, Speed51 "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor takes us By the Numbers through the extensive history of the race.   3: A year […]

Read more

Since moving into the Tour-type Modified ranks around 15 years ago, Les Hinckley has become a familiar name, particularly in his native New England while competing on the Tri-Track Open Modified Series and Valenti Modified Racing Series. On occasion, the Windsor Locks, Connecticut driver has also made trips down south, particularly for the North-South Shootout, […]

Read more