Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida will always be a special place for Christian Eckes.  The 18-year-old driver scored the biggest victory of his racing career at the track in 2016 when he shocked the world by winning the prestigious Snowball Derby.  Now over two years removed from kissing the snowball atop the Tom Dawson […]

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In his most recent race, Connor Okrzesik broke through for his first Super Late Model win during CRA SpeedFest at Crisp Motorsports Park in Cordele, Georgia.  He had a fast race car all day, leading the most laps and holding off 2015 NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch on a late-race restart.   Now the […]

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(Pensacola, FL) Several teams spent Tuesday testing for next Saturday night's ARCA Pensacola 200 presented by Inspectra Thermal Solutions at Five Flags Speedway, including Venturini Motorsports and Chad Bryant Racing. Venturini's three drivers - former Snowball Derby winner Christian Eckes, 2018 ARCA Daytona winner Michael Self, and two-time short track winner Chandler Smith - were […]

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Coming off an emotional victory at Myrtle Beach Speedway in the 4th Annual Icebreaker, Ty Gibbs has filed an entry for the ARCA Pensacola 200 on March 9 at Five Flags Speedway.   At 16 years old Ty Gibbs, Joe's grandson and Coy's son, is the youngest member of the Joe Gibbs Racing family.   […]

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Find links to all of Speed51.com's Florida Speedweeks coverage below. Subscribe to the Speed51 Network to watch exclusive videos and more.   Saturday, February 16 RACE DAY NOW: Wheelman Sportsman Series at Citrus County RESULTS: Unofficial Results From New Smyrna World Series Night #9 STORY: New Hampshire Driver Scores Elusive Win at New Smyrna STORY: […]

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Christian Eckes (No. 15 JBL Audio Toyota) won the General Tire Pole for Saturday's Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Daytona International Speedway on Friday afternoon. Eckes's fast lap of 49.180 seconds translates to 183.001 miles per hour around the 2.5-mile high-banked tri-oval.   "You […]

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Andy Seuss (No. 02 Robert B. Our Company Chevrolet) led Friday's final practice for the Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Daytona International Speedway. Seuss's fast lap came late in the session when he hooked up in a multiple car draft. He timed in at […]

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Oregon, WI- The 2019 season at ‘Wisconsin’s Fastest Half Mile’ is shaping up to be one for the ages. Madison International Speedway will play host to a thorough mix of weekly NASCAR racing, Street Drags, the region’s best touring divisions and three national sanctioning bodies, creating a schedule full of action at the family owned […]

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(Editor's Note: When this story was originally published, Chandler Smith was entered for CRA SpeedFest 2019.  Later that day, his father announced that he wouldn't be competing due to obligations with school.  Now, he's once again entered for this weekend's event.)   One year ago, Chandler Smith shook the monkey off his back and scored […]

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