WEIGHT - Minimum Base Weight: 2800 lbs. and 58.0% Maximum left side weight at all times for all cars . For post-race total weight rules, teams may refuel, or officials may utilize “1 lb. per lap” burn-off.     TIRES – For the 2018 Winter Showdown, there will be a controlled scuff session, where […]

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NASCAR XFINITY Series star Daniel Hemric is the latest driver to enter the 2018 Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park on February 1-3, 2018. The $30,000-to win event, which pays $3,000 to start, is drawing racing stars from all around the country to Bakersfield, CA and Hemric is the latest to throw his […]

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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the Speed51.com JRi Short Track Power Poll ranks drivers from all across the land on their strength to this point in the season.    A panel of industry experts from all four corners of the country and Canada have voted on their choices for the final Short Track Power poll of […]

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Bakersfield, CA -- The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series is proud to announce its schedule of events for 2018. The schedule will kick off in a big way, with the $30,000 to win Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway on February 2nd and 3rd. The Winter Showdown will be a non-points event and will feature Late […]

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  Completed entry forms for the 4th Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park are being mailed in at a rapid pace this holiday season. On Thursday, event promoters released the first look at the entry list that currently includes the names of 22 drivers and two to-be-announced entries.   Taking into consideration […]

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Just like the racers and race teams that compete at short tracks nationwide, Speed51.com is gearing up for a busy 2018 racing season.  As we begin to plot out our plans to bring in-depth coverage of short track racing to a worldwide audience, we’re looking for marketing partners to help us bring more attention to […]

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For Colorado’s Brett Yackey, the action never stops.  The 17-year-old Senior at Greely Central High School in Colorado is constantly making an impression whether it be on the gridiron, on the hardwood or on the race track. Yackey, a member of the 2017 Kulwicki Driver Development Program, has been noticed by many for his immense […]

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The Wauters Motorsports Team will once again make an appearance at the Winter Showdown on February 1-3, 2018.   In 2015, Wauters brought Dalton Sargeant and Will Gallaher to the inaugural event, with Sargeant posting a runner-up finish. This year, the Mooresville, North Carolina-based team will bring another young rising star to the event. For […]

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ROSEVILLE, Calif. -- Bill McAnally Racing announced today that Derek Kraus will drive the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry for BMR in 2018, as he contends for the championship in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West.   The 16-year-old Stratford, Wisconsin driver took Rookie of the Year honors in the series this past […]

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Since its start in 2014, the Chilly Willy 150 has evoked memories of the old NASCAR Winter Heat series which was contested at Tucson Speedway in the mid-1990’s. While the days of the NASCAR Trucks and Southwest Tour in southern Arizona during the Winter are long gone, Super Late Models have picked up the baton […]

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