This weekend, hundreds of football players who have trained their entire lives will have their dreams fulfilled as they are announced as draft picks in the National Football League. Similarly, Speed51 will be announcing the selections for its annual Short Track Draft starting next Thursday.   The 2020 Short Track Draft will begin with a first-ever […]

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Each year, Speed51 hosts the Short Track Draft, evaluating the top short track racing prospects in North America and determining who is the number-one pick each spring.  More than 100 industry experts will submit their ballots in the coming days, sharing the young racers they would choose to build a race team around.   Several […]

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The Short Track Draft has become a spring tradition at Speed51, as a panel of industry experts breaks down the brightest young stars in racing and evaluates their ability to reach the upper levels of NASCAR.  For the first time in its 17-year existence, the Short Track Draft Selection Show will be streamed live on […]

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Since 2004, Speed51 has hosted the Short Track Draft.  The Short Track Draft has annually crowned the top prospects in short track racing across North America, and some of the biggest stars in NASCAR started their careers as top draft picks.   We now take a look at the history of the number-one pick in […]

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Editor’s Note: The Speed51 Short Track Draft ranks the top prospects in short track rankings in the eyes of more than 100 industry experts who take part in the voting process. The following Top 10 ranking includes the opinions of Speed51 Correspondent Koty Geyer, and in no way reflects potential voting results or the ultimate […]

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Each year, Speed51’s Short Track Draft analyzes hundreds of racing prospects to determine the most promising future stars of NASCAR.  This year’s ballot features more than 350 prospects, across all forms of short track racing in North America.   However, ranking those 350 prospects for the final draft result isn’t a simple process.  It involves […]

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Alex McCollum added to his points lead following his third win of the season in the Rowdy Energy Super Select Series powered by Speed51.  However, the points battle is far from over entering the second half of the 10-race sim racing series.   McCollum now holds an eight-point advantage over Parker Retzlaff, who finished fifth […]

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Editor’s Note: The Speed51 Short Track Draft ranks the top prospects in short track rankings in the eyes of more than 100 industry experts who take part in the voting process. The following Top 10 ranking includes the opinions of Speed51 Correspondent Koty Geyer, and in no way reflects potential voting results or the ultimate […]

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The Speed51 Short Track Draft compares the top up-and-coming talent in all disciplines of short track racing.  Traditionally, the draft has been dominated by asphalt racers with a clearer path to NASCAR due to already having past experience on the hardtop.  However, we’ve seen an influx of top dirt talent make it to the top […]

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