In today's racing world, becoming a star takes more than just on-track performance. Just like the high component braking systems and components offered by StopTech, it takes the full package. Part of that package involves a driver's presence, creativity and ability to interact with fans on social media.   With that in mind, Speed51.com has […]

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With the coronavirus outbreak having all but completely shut down racing, drivers have been searching for different ways to connect with fans throughout the country. While many drivers have gone to sim racing, ARCA Menards Series competitor Hailie Deegan found a way to give fans autographs without meeting face to face.   It started when […]

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In light of the most recent recommendations by the US Center of Disease Control that no gatherings of 50 or more people take place for the next eight weeks, NASCAR announced Monday evening that it would postpone all race events through May 3. The decision also includes NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and ARCA Menards Series […]

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Many professional sporting events have announced postponements, suspensions and cancellations due to the effects of the coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19. This has also impacted major auto racing events, with postponements in Formula 1, NASCAR, IndyCar, IMSA, NHRA and many others   The impacts of the pandemic are also reaching into the short track racing […]

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In 19 races in 2019 Connor Okrzesik tallied 10 top Ten finishes and 2 wins including a 7th place finish in the Inaugural ARCA Pensacola 200 presented by Inspectra Thermal Solutions. Not only was last year's event the first ARCA race at Pensacola it was Okrzesiks first time in an ARCA car!   Okrzesik's wins […]

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Since being picked number one in the Speed51 Short Track Draft last April, Chandler Smith has continued to back up his selection with his on track success in the ARCA Menards Series with Venturini Motorsports. After five ARCA short track wins in 2019, Smith went to Phoenix Raceway on Friday night and continued the […]

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Chandler Smith made a gamble call, and it paid off.   The 17-year-old from Talking Rock, Georgia, used pit strategy to get his No. 20 JBL Toyota out front of the ARCA Menards Series field, and he held off Ty Gibbs and Michael Self in a two-lap sprint to the finish to win […]

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Avondale, Ariz. - Officials from Chad Bryant Racing announced today that Claremont, Calif. native Christian McGhee will make his ARCA Menards Series debut in Friday night’s General Tire 150 at Phoenix Raceway. McGhee, 21, an avid Super Late Model driver from the West Coast will drive the team’s flagship No. 22 Ford Fusion […]

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Max McLaughlin boasts one of the most diverse schedules for short track racing in 2020, as the 20-year-old racer will pilot at least five different racing machines this year.   Keith Kunz and McLaughlin will partner for select Midget races during the 2020 campaign, as first reported by Sprint Car & Midget Magazine on Wednesday. That […]

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