Motorsports enthusiasts throughout the country have spent the last 24-plus hours attempting to digest the sad news of short track racing legend David Rogers’ passing.  Rogers passed away Sunday morning after a year-long battle with cancer.     After the news of “The Gentle Giant’s” passing, an outpouring of memories and photos took place on various […]

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. —DGR-Crosley announced today short track ace Bubba Pollard will drive the No. 17 TM Ranch/Harrisons Ford Fusion in Saturday’s ARCA Menards Series East race at 5 Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla.   The Senoia, Ga., native is no stranger to 5 Flags Speedway. He has 12 starts in the prestigious Snowball Derby with […]

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The short track world was rocked on Sunday with the passing of Florida legend David Rogers. On Speed51’s “The Bullring” Monday, many of those closest to Rogers shared memories of competing with Rogers. Few in the racing world were closer than Lee Faulk.   A former racer in his own right who is still involved in the […]

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Since being picked number one in the Speed51 Short Track Draft last April, Chandler Smith has continued to back up his selection with his on track success in the ARCA Menards Series with Venturini Motorsports. After five ARCA short track wins in 2019, Smith went to Phoenix Raceway on Friday night and continued the […]

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While the short track community mourned the passing of Florida legend David Rogers, many discussed his long list of on-track accomplishments.  It’s impossible to discuss those accomplishments without mentioning Rogers’ 1994 NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Championship.   One member of the modern-day NASCAR Cup Series media corps covered that incredible season, and he shared his […]

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David Rogers, a short track racing legend and fan favorite, passed away Sunday morning following complications associated with his battle with cancer.  The Super Late Model racer from Orlando, Florida was 64 years old.   Rogers, who will always be known as a “Gentle Giant” to those who knew him, was one of the most […]

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For the third time in four years, it was a Georgia boy crossing the border into the Yellowhammer State of Alabama and claiming one of the nation’s most historic short track races, the Alabama 200 at Montgomery Motor Speedway. But while it was the seasoned Casey Roderick who scored the first two, this time around […]

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