There will be an abundance of short track races being held in the state of Florida over the next two weeks.  No matter which surface you enjoy more -- pavement or dirt -- there will be plenty of racing to enjoy during Florida Speedweeks.  There will also be many different race cars to watch including Late Models, Modifieds, […]

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Tampa, FL -- Brandon Sheppard passed Devin Moran coming off turn four on the final lap to win the opening night of the Wrisco Industries 42nd Annual Winternationals - Presented by E3 Spark Plugs.   The 30-lap, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event saw four different leaders. Moran held the top spot at two […]

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BABERVILLE, FL -- In honor of Volusia Speedway Park's 50th anniversary, the World's Fastest Half-Mile has received a major facelift over the winter months. When DIRTcar Nationals kicks off in two weeks, on February 6, racers and fans alike will benefit from over $300,000 of upgrades geared toward keeping them safe at the premier dirt […]

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The Dirt Modified season is always one of the most intense seasons in all of short track racing.  It begins early and it ends late.  With schedules being released for the 2018 season, it seems as though that trend will continue next season.  We catch you up on all of the offseason news in this […]

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CONCORD, NC -- The 2018 racing calendar just got more exciting...what better way to start a new season than with 12 nights of racing in Florida in February. Major changes to the event program highlight the new and exciting schedule for the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals as the racing season kicks off Feb. 6 through […]

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Brett Hearn made the trip to Florida this week hoping to do some gator hunting.  While Mother Nature made its best attempt at derailing Hearn's hunting trip, he couldn't be stopped on Saturday night.  Hearn led all 40 laps of the Super DIRTcar Series feature on his way to winning the race and the overall Big-Block […]

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There was smoke in the air, body panels on the ground and parts throughout the pit area during Friday night's Super DIRTcar Series race at Volusia Speedway Park .  The 30-lap race proved to be a battle of attrition, and at the end of the night it was Justin Haers proving to be the strongest […]

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After two straight days of rainouts at Volusia Speedway Park , the Big-Block Modifieds from the Northeast are ready to pound the dirt Friday evening.  With a few days away from the track due to the rain, our staff at Speed51.com decided to take a "by the numbers" look at the history of the Super […]

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BARBERVILLE, FL – Nick Hoffman wrestled the lead from Jacob Hawkins on lap 24 after a multi-lap side-by-side battle and paced the final six laps to win the $5,000 UMP Modified Gator Championship on night seven of the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park on Monday night. The victory was the third Gator […]

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  A Sprint Car crash at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida sent three participants in the pit area to the hospital Sunday night.   During the second feature of the day for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, Dale Blaney’s car flipped into […]

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