In North America, the Jones family name is well recognized in the motorsports community, especially in the Open Wheel and Sports Car ranks.  The family legacy began with the legend Parnelli Jones in the 1960’s and 1970’s before passing the torch to son P.J. Jones in the 90’s onward.   For the past few years, […]

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ROSEBURG, Ore. -- Two 16-year-old NASCAR Next drivers from Bill McAnally Racing claimed the top two spots in NASCAR K&N Pro Series West action at Douglas County Speedway on Saturday night, with Derek Kraus holding off Hailie Deegan in a two-lap dash to the finish to win the Clint Newell Toyota 150 presented by NAPA […]

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ELMA, Wash. -- No Brakes, broken right front Shock, starting to Rain, and missing his Hat for a moment before Victory Lane; it didn't matter. No one could keep pace with Sam Hafertepe, Jr. as the Heidbreder Foundation No. 15h stormed to victory in the Fred Brownfield Classic at Grays Harbor Raceway with the Lucas […]

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BAKERSFIELD, California -- Jason Irwin missed a pretty good race Saturday night and he didn’t mind at all. The just-turned 21-year-old from Albuquerque, New Mexico, was having too much fun dominating the SpillVak Triple Crown I to give much thought to what was happening in the battle for positions behind him at Kern County Raceway. […]

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Aberdeen, S.D. --Nobody passed Zack VanderBeek in the USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup main event Friday night at the Brown County Speedway as he led all 40 laps en route to a $3,000 payday and his 46th career United States Modified Touring Series victory.   Johnny Scott, on the other hand, passed just about […]

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One of the biggest and richest Super Late Model races in the country will take place this weekend at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington. We get you ready for the 7th Annual Summer Showdown in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   3: Mike Longton has finished on the lead lap three times […]

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With a company named Joe’s Racing Products, it should be no surprise that founder Joe Constance has a passion for short track racing himself that continues to this day. Unfortunately, risk comes with racing, which caught up with Constance sustaining injuries in a karting crash in the off season.   After months of recovery, Constance […]

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The year 2018 is set to be shown the crossed-flags this weekend with the end of June and start of July marking halfway. In that span of time, there have already been many accomplishments throughout the short track world.   This has been especially common for the 2018 Kulwicki Driver Development Program class, including Colorado […]

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The second season of Summer Thunder TV presented by PFC Brakes kicked off last week with more than 40 races on the schedule and the promise of more being added. That promise has already been fulfilled as Speed51.com adds its first West Coast event to the Summer Thunder TV lineup and a trip back to […]

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The Summer Showdown at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington is a race that truly lives up to its name.  With $25,000 on the line, drivers from throughout the West Coast will face off Saturday night in a showdown for a big check and a trophy.   While the stars of Washington State usually prove to […]

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