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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The fifth running of the Chilly Willy 150 at Tucson Speedway featured numerous players among the 36-car field showing their hand at different stages of the event.  In the end, the cream rose to the top, as front row starters Preston Peltier and Chris Eggleston battled with every ounce of energy they had.   […]

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Chilly Willy weekend 2018 opened Thursday with a great show of numbers from the Super Late Model field who will go for $10,000 on Saturday. But with what was shown Thursday, fans might’ve thought that there was $10,000 up for grabs right from the get go.   Following time trials Thursday at Tucson Speedway , […]

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One year ago, Speed51.com released a story about the influx of big-money asphalt Super Late Model races being held throughout North America.  At the time, that list included 25 events from coast to coast.  Today, that number continues to grow and now sits at 30 events paying a minimum of $10,000 to win.   Over […]

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Bakersfield, CA  -- The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series is excited to announce the completion of its 2018 schedule of events.  The ten-race schedule will kick off in a big way, with the $30,000 to win “Winter Showdown” at Kern County Raceway on February 3rd.  The “Winter Showdown” is a non-points event for the series […]

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In an age where technology and computers dominate and where the difficulty of bringing a new generation of drivers and mechanics is at a premium, two of the top minds in short track racing have come together with an innovative new approach to teaching and training the next generation of motorsports.   Bob Bolles, the […]

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With two weeks already in the books for the 2018 short track racing season, things are about to heat up as more season-opening events are held across the Southern United States in the coming weeks. As always, Speed51.com is ready to lend a hand in getting you ready for the new racing season.   For […]

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With the 5th Annual Chilly Willy 150 at Tucson Speedway just over one week away, the anticipation level is growing. For West Coast racing fans, the anticipation grew even more late Tuesday as track officials released the first look at the entry list for the upcoming $10,000-to-win Super Late Model contest.   As expected, many […]

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SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. -- Reigning World of Outlaws Late Model champion stormed to a $13,000 triumph in dominant fashion by wiring the field in Sunday night’s 50-lap Super Late Model feature that put the finishing touches on the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts at the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona […]

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SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. -- After being in the hunt throughout the previous rounds, Tennessee’s Mike Marlar put together a perfect night on Friday to capture his first Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts win in the 30-lap Super Late Model feature event atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.   […]

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