In the world of short track racing, a lot of attention falls on the drivers and not always the workers behind the scenes. That is why this year and are partnering to bring a Pit Crew of the Month award to


Once a month a pit crew from any form of racing covered by will receive the Pit Crew of the Month Award. The voters of the award will look for pit crews across the country who go the extra mile every month and are working hard to get or keep their driver on the track.


“This is really our chance to directly connect with the crew members,” said Owner Ricky Sanders. “The drivers get a lot of the recognition, and rightfully so, but at we relate to the hard-working crew members who are the driving force behind much of a car’s success. We look forward to partnering with for this award and look forward to recognizing some of the awesome crews out there.”


The Pit Crew of the Month will be awarded with a $100 product certificate from At the end of the year, a Pit Crew of the Year will also be announced and that pit crew will receive a $1,000 product certificate to


“Maybe a crew works all night to pull a motor or repair a car or maybe a pit stop wins someone a big race, these are the things we will be looking for,” said Director of Business Jana Wimmer. “We are excited brought this idea to us and are looking forward to giving fans more of a behind-the-scenes look at who some of the hard-working pit crew members and teams are across the country.”


The Pit Crew of the Month Award will be announced the first week of every month, so be sure to look for who is awarded the January Pit Crew of the Month the first week in February.


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For additional marketing opportunities with, contact 51’s Director of Business Jana Wimmer at [email protected].


– 51 Sports press release to Honor Short Track Pit Crews on Speed51