With the 2019 short track racing season nearly completed, Speed51 is beginning to take a look back at some of the most eye-catching moments of the year. This makes it the perfect time to open the nominations for Speed51’s Photo of the Year Award for the upcoming 2019 51 Awards.   As has been the […]

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Short track racing is all but in the books for the 2018 season and we are beginning to take a look back at some of the most eyecatching moments of the year in question. Which makes it the perfect time to once again open the nominations for Speed51.com’s Photo of the Year Award for the […]

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Social media has changed the game when it comes to promoting. It has given racers, tracks and series quick and easy access to the fans. It has given fans the ability to feel like their voices are heard almost instantly.   There are some that have taken to social media almost effortlessly. Those that have […]

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Being a rookie driver is a tough job. You don't have any experience in this division, the veteran drivers don't know you and as a result, they don't trust you yet either. You're trying to show what you can do without ruffling any feathers. You have to get the job done, but you're still learning. […]

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Promoting a race track or touring series can be one of the most difficult jobs in motorsports. It can also be one of the most rewarding when everything goes right.   From putting money on the line for racers to enhancing the fan experience, short track racing promoters do it all.  In order to strive […]

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A race track is more than just an oval sheet of asphalt or dirt.  It’s a place where memories are made.  It’s a place where thousands of people visit each year to spend their hard-earned money and be entertained.   The qualities that make a good race track a great race track go beyond just […]

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Local drivers may not have the same nationwide recognition as many of the sport’s touring stars, but in their territory, they are often on top of the world. It is their home track fans that see their accomplishments week after week and ultimately help to carry on a driver’s name beyond their home.   Since […]

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Thousands of race car drivers compete at hundreds of race tracks throughout North America each year.  From the dirt to the pavement, drivers throughout the continent strive to be the best in their discipline of racing.   Each year, Speed51.com takes the best drivers from each discipline and matches them against each other in the […]

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A setback is a platform for a comeback.  In the ultra-competitive sport of racing, we often see talented race car drivers have setbacks during a racing season.  But like in life, a setback simply paves the way for a comeback on the race track.   Today, Speed51.com is recognizing the comebacks and improvements made in […]

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One thing that has always been very important in short track racing has been personality. Some drivers just have that laugh or that smile that makes everybody like them. Other drivers can’t help but wear the black hat. Some drivers embrace the boos.   Today, Speed51.com is embracing those personalities by announcing the winners of […]

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