Hailie Deegan Age: 17 Hometown: Temecula, CA Current Level: K&N Pro Series / ARCA Twitter: @HailieDeegan Last Year’s Pick: 33rd   It’s not rare to see a few big performances greatly improve a player’s stock ahead of the NFL Draft.  The same goes for aspiring stock car drivers during the Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes on Speed51.com. […]

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FAST FACTS: General Tire 200  Where:                                    Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, Alabama When:                                     Friday, April 26, 2019 Television:                             FS1, Live Track Length:                        2.66 miles Banking:                                33 degrees Most Recent Winner:            Zane Smith, April 27, 2018, 115.007 miles per hour Most Recent Pole Winner:   Michael Self, April 27, 2018, 181.953 mph Track Qualifying Record:    Bill Venturini, May […]

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Christian Eckes Age: 16 Hometown: Greenville, NY Current Level: ARCA / NASCAR Trucks Twitter: @christianeckes Last Year’s Pick: 8th   Every now and then in the NFL Draft, there are picks in the first round that may seem obvious to experts and fans alike, but a total shock to a humble player. The driver announced as the third […]

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Preparations for the 2019 Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes on Speed51.com are underway. The ballot was recently revealed and sent out to a panel of industry experts to determine the top short track racing prospects in North America.   As we prepare for the draft, we’ll be taking a look at a handful […]

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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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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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