While Winter Storm Jonas pounded much of the East Coast with wintry weather conditions this past weekend, there wasn't a single glimpse of snow or ice during the weekend's scheduled short track racing events.  Although it may have been a bit chilly at some of the race tracks, the action on the track stayed hot […]

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PEORIA, Ariz. – Josh Hodges and Ricky Thornton, Jr., captured the lion’s share of Sunday night honors at Canyon Speedway Park by racing to victory lane in Round Three of Winter Challenge action atop the 1/3-mile clay oval.   While New Mexico’s Hodges hustled to USAC Southwest vs. USAC West Coast non-wing Sprint Car victory […]

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Bryan Clauson of Noblesville, Ind. captured round two of the 2016 "Winter Challenge" at Canyon Speedway Saturday night.   Wheeling a backup Mike Martin machine after his original mount encountered mechanical problems during practice, Clauson sped to victory in his heat race and, in the 30-lap feature, he passed Charles Davis, Jr. on lap 18 […]

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Much of the East Coast will be impacted by Winter Storm Jonas this weekend with some areas expected to receive over two feet of white, powdery snow.  While some families may sit around playing Monopoly or watching Netflix, we have come up with a better option for the short track racing enthusiasts.   For just […]

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It’s a new year and a new look for the Speed51 App.  In 2016 the Speed51 App will be presented by AP Brakes, with their logo present on the new Speed51 App welcome screen that highlights a photo from the 48th annual Snowball Derby.   With nearly one million page views, the Speed51 App presented […]

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Race fans, voting is still open for the 2015 edition of “The 51’s” presented by JEGS. Have you voted yet?  If not, don’t miss your chance to make sure that your favorite driver, track, photo, and moment are recognized all across North America as the best that the 2015 short track racing season had to […]

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PEORIA, Ariz. – The initial “traditional” Sprint Car races of the year in North America take place this weekend as Winter Challenge 2016 kicks off at the 1/3-mile Canyon Speedway Park near Phoenix.   Following an open practice session on Thursday night from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the first of five rounds of Winter […]

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In 2015, Jacob Gomes, from Manteca, California became the twelth different champion in the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series 15 year history.  Gomes adds his name to the list of series champions that includes; Derek Thorn, Jim Pettit II, Jonathin Gomez, Eric Schmidt, Jason Fensler, Steve Belletto, Jeff Anthony,  Nathan Tucker, Dave Byrd, M.K. Kanke, and […]

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Bakersfield, CA – The February 28th Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park is already one of the nation’s richest short-track events, but today the event’s prize list increased again with the addition of a $2,000 cash award to the event’s fast qualifier and a $2,000 award to the first driver who doesn’t make the […]

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Racers from all over the United States and Canada will make their way to sunny New Smyrna Beach, Florida in less than one month for the 50th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.  But before racers make their way to the Sunshine State, they first send in their entry forms.  On Tuesday afternoon, […]

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