NASHVILLE, TN – Now that the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards has completed their season opening event at Daytona International Speedway, preparation has begun for the Music City 200 at Nashville’s (TN) Fairgrounds Speedway.  The Track Enterprises-promoted event has turned into a fan favorite, as three of the top Super Late Model tours will […]

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Editor’s Note: ‘The Rapsheet’ is a new feature on Speed51.com, telling the background of certain personalities within the sport of short track racing.  This will be a recurring feature on Speed51.com, giving fans the dirt on the new, the old, and even the forgotten personalities of short track racing.   One of the biggest stories […]

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Daytona Beach, Fla. — Like he was shot out of a cannon, Salt Lake City, Utah’s Michael Self, on the last lap, jumped out to a 10-length advantage in overtime to win the wild ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire Saturday night at Daytona Int’l Speedway.   Self, […]

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Daytona Beach, Fla. — Natalie Decker, in her first attempt at Daytona, won the General Tire Pole for Saturday’s Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire at Daytona Int’l Speedway.   The Eagle River, Wisconsin rookie qualified with a top speed of 181.859 mph in her No. 25 Venturini Motorsports-prepared N29 Capital Partners Toyota. Her […]

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TOLEDO, Ohio — Metaphorically speaking, it’s a long way from the Naval Academy and the gridiron to Daytona; but it’s exactly how Carrollton, Texas’ Jesse Iwuji got here. The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards rookie made his first laps at Daytona Int’l Speedway last weekend in preparation for the Lucas Oil 200 Driven by […]

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Track Enterprises, a racing promotion company based in Macon, IL, has announced its 2018 special event schedule.  The new slate includes the traditional stops for ARCA at the Illinois dirt miles, in addition to Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis and a fourth year visit to Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville.  Track Enterprises added a fifth ARCA event last season, in Elko, MN, which […]

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After completing a successful 2017 season, David Gilliland Racing (DGR) is looking for up-and-coming talent to complete its 2018 driver development line-up. The Mooresville, N.C.-based team will field entries to compete in the K&N East Series and ARCA Series and is seeking young talent with marketing support to join the program.  The DGR team will […]

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Statesville, NC –  Last month 17-Year-Old Blaine Perkins made his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut at the Kentucky Speedway driving for Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM) where he earned a ninth-place finish. The West Coast driver raced as high as second in his debut. Now he turns his attention to the 2018 season where […]

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Michael Self was the meat in the middle of a five-wide sandwich on the final restart at Kansas Speedway and barely squeezed through as the leader off turn two. From there the Salt Lake City, Utah driver held off a spirited charge from Ty Majeski to win the Kansas 150 Friday night, his career-first ARCA Racing Series […]

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It was survival of the fittest tonight at Kentucky Speedway. It was also a daring four-wide move that included Austin Theriault on a late-race restart that paid off handsomely for the Fort Kent, Maine driver. In the end, Theriault, in the No. 52 Cross Insurance Ford, held off Sheldon Creed and Zane Smith over a […]

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