TUCSON, Ariz. – Jonathan Davenport scored a wire-to-wire win in Super Late Model action at USA Raceway on Wednesday night to snare his second $5,000 triumph in a row in Round Three of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by Black Diamond-Club 29 Race Cars atop the 3/8-mile clay oval.   Davenport gunned into […]

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Sometimes history repeats itself.  Sometimes that can be a good thing, and sometimes that can be a bad thing.  For Rico Abreu at the Chili Bowl Nationals, it seems so far like it’s a great thing.   For the second straight year, Abreu raced on Wednesday night.  For the second straight year, Abreu started the […]

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Each year, Speed51.com powered by JEGS continues to raise the bar when it comes to covering and promoting the sport of short track racing.  Much of that is due to the dedicated team of Speed51 staff members who have a true passion for the trade.  As we turn over the calendar and enter 2016, we’re […]

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One year ago Kyle Larson took some damage to the front end of his race car in his heat race on the first night of racing action at the Chili Bowl Nationals.  One year ago Larson was forced to race his way through the “Alphabet Soup” to try to lock himself into the main event.  […]

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Tired of spending hours upon hours trying to figure out which short track racing events you are going to attend in 2016? If so, we at Speed51.com powered by JEGS have good news for you.  For the second straight year, 51 has launched our PFC Brakes racing calendar, the most in-depth short track racing calendar […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR K&N Pro Series has become the preeminent development proving ground for the sport’s future stars.   The 27 races on the 2016 schedule – from New England to Southern California, and from Washington to Florida – provides a comprehensive slate of venues and events designed to test drivers and showcase […]

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SOMERTON, AZ – Mother Nature made her own plans for the midweek race during the 2nd annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown. Weather postponed the third round of the five-race series at Cocopah Speedway one day until Wednesday, when another brief shower in the middle of the program resulted in an ultra-fast surface for the 43 […]

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Blaine Perkins, one of the rising stars in West Coast auto racing, has joined the championship-winning Garcia Racing team for the 2016 Lucas Oil Modified Series season. Perkins will be behind the wheel of Garcia Racing's No. 21 STR Chevrolet for all the Lucas Oil Modified races that do not conflict with his pursuit of […]

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The 2nd Annual Winter Showdown for the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour at California’s Kern County Raceway is already a big enough event on its own.  Add in the potential $10,000 Speed51.com/Coors Light Bonus and it’s even bigger.   Donnie Wilson is one of 10 drivers nominated for the final eligibility spot for the bonus, and […]

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