The 2019 Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes is well underway, with ballots revealed and distributed among a panel of industry experts to determine the top short track racing prospects in North America. Once those ballots are submitted, Speed51 will begin revealing the top picks this week.
The first overall pick will be revealed Thursday, April 25 at 5 p.m. ET, showing the top vote-getter from the Short Track Draft process. Later Thursday evening, the second pick will be revealed at 8 p.m.
In past years, the remaining top five picks were revealed simultaneously. That will change in 2019, as those prospects will be announced individually.
The third-overall pick will be announced bright and early Friday morning, April 26, at 8 a.m. ET. Pick number four will be revealed at 10 a.m. ET, with the fifth pick announced at Noon ET.
The remainder of the top ten will also be announced Friday, with selections six through 10 revealed at 5 p.m. ET.
After an exciting weekend of racing, selections 11-25 will be announced Sunday evening, April 28, at 7 p.m., rounding out the first round of the 2019 Short Track Draft.
The second round of the Short Track Draft will be displayed on Monday, April 29, with selections 26-51 revealed.
On Tuesday, April 30 at Noon ET the third-round picks (52-75) will be revealed, while the fourth and final round (picks 76-100) will be announced at 5 p.m. ET.
Stay tuned to Speed51 for all of these updates, as well as content and analysis on the Speed51 Network related to the Short Track Draft and much more.
-By Zach Evans, Speed51 Southeast Editor