There are great short track racing events that take place all over North America each year, but for one reason or another, there are always a few that are more intriguing than others.  In some cases, it's because it's a new event.  In other cases, it's because of an increased purse or a new race […]

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Each year, thousands of short track racing fans make their way to Speed51.com for the latest short track racing news and information.  Like every news outlet, there are stories posted on Speed51.com that are read more and receive more interaction than others.  As we get ready for the ball to drop and the year 2018 […]

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Final preparations are underway for the 2018 short track racing season.  The green flag will soon wave on another season, but before it does we wanted to give you a few numbers to watch during the new racing season.   3: The most wins a single driver has recorded during a PASS North season since […]

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Year after year we at Speed51.com strive to bring race fans the best coverage in short track racing.  Like you, we are fans of the sport.  And like you, we all have our favorite moments from each racing season.   As the year 2017 nears the checkered flag, we decided to take a look back […]

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Heading into every short track racing season, there are a handful of race tracks that garner a little bit of extra attention.  Most of the time this has to do with a compelling storyline, a big race added to the schedule or even a new racing surface.   As we now count down the days […]

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While many of us have been gearing up for the new year and thinking about our resolutions, our resident "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor has been thinking about numbers from the 2017 short track racing season.  In this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com, we take a look at the final numbers from an eventful 2017 […]

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Speed51.com is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Photo of the Year for our annual 51 Awards presented by JEGS.  Photos can be submitted by photographers, media members and series or track officials.  Once all nominations are received, the Speed51.com staff will narrow down the list of photos to the 20 that will appear on the […]

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Each year, short track racers throughout North America grab the attention of fans, media and those watching from the higher levels of motorsports. Before we turn the calendar to 2017, we give you a list of drivers to keep an eye on next season.   Keep in mind, this isn't a list of the drivers […]

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Only 10 days remain for race fans to vote for the 2017 ARBodies Late Model Most Popular Driver on Speed51.com.  Thousands of votes have already been tallied and the time to vote is winding down prior to the December 31 deadline.   Since we are closing in on “Election Day,” Speed51.com decided to provide an […]

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Bakersfield, CA – The 2018 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series was announced last week, which included the $10,000 to win May 5th race at The Bullring at LVMS, thanks to longtime series sponsor Retro Custom Metals.   Today, the series is proud to announce that David “Homie” Mulcahy, owner of Retro Custom Metals, has stepped up […]

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