In the heart of December, Super Late Model teams are already planning for the 2019 season, which is now only weeks away, and the traditional wintertime events that come with it. Long known as the winter destination for racing in the Southwest, Tucson Speedway is already getting ready to welcome the best in the West […]

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Kern County Raceway officials have announced that tickets for the fifth Winter Showdown are now on sale.   This two-day event, February 1-2, 2019, features the best super late model and tour drivers in North America, battling it out for 300 laps with $30,000 going to the winner. This prestigious event is recognized as “America’s […]

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After missing last year’s 50th Annual Snowball Derby, west coast racing star Derek Thorn will double down in his return to Five Flags Speedway for the 51st Annual Snowball Derby this weekend.   The Lakeport, California driver has been dominant in his racing on the west coast this season, most notably capturing the 2018 NASCAR […]

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The SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series closed out their 18th season at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday night.  When the curtain closed on the season after 150 laps, it was Jeremy Doss doubling down by scoring the $10,000 win and his first SRL championship.   The Retro Custom Metals 150 presented […]

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LAS VEGAS – The final curtain fell on the Lucas Oil Modified Series presented by MAVTV on a bittersweet and historic Saturday night at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.   Justin Johnson took the lead from Dylan Cappello with 10 laps to go and pulled away to win $3,000 and the 100-lap SpillVak […]

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Picking the winners of big short track races throughout the country is a tradition that our staff at Speed51.com has enjoyed for many years. This week, we head to the West Coast to pick the winner of a big race being held in Sin City.   We asked members of our Speed51.com team, "Who are you […]

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Entering the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series season finale at The Bulling at Las Vegas Motor Speedway , two drivers have separated themselves from the pack and will compete for the 2018 SRL Championship at the 3/8-mile paved oval.  Jeremy Doss and Eric Schmidt will lead the field to Las Vegas for the $10,000-to-win Retro […]

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LAS VEGAS -- The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will put the finishing touches on another exciting season when it hosts the West Coast Short Track Championships on Saturday night.   The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series, Lucas Oil Modified Series and USAC HPD Midgets Series all will run as part of the race schedule, […]

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Perris, California -- For better or worse, Justin Grant and TOPP Motorsports have learned how to be resilient this year.   They've successfully overcome their season-long, mountainous valley of struggles that kept them winless through their first 33 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car starts of 2018.   And, on Thursday night, the pair overcame humble […]

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