Since being established in 2001, Speed51.com has served as the go-to place on the web for short track news and race coverage.  Each year, race fans worldwide make their way to Speed51.com powered by JEGS to follow their favorite drivers, tracks and series, as well as spot the next group of NASCAR stars.  More often […]

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — The culmination and coronation of a season-long – and career-defining – road to NASCAR glory came Saturday night for seven drivers.   Abraham Calderón summed it up the best on stage at the NASCAR Touring Series Night of Champions.   “This championship was a dream a few years ago,” said the 26-year-old Monterrey, […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The fans have spoken, and they have selected a pair of series champions as well as a pair of repeat award winners in balloting for the NASCAR regional touring series’ 2014 Most Popular Driver Awards.   The Most Popular Driver Award winners for 2014 are: • Ben Rhodes , NASCAR […]

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Ben Rhodes' championship season in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East has come to an end with numbers that put the 17-year-old in rare air with some of the division's legends.   Five wins in 16 races as a rookie in NASCAR's top developmental level.  A title clinched before even getting to the September 26 […]

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Taming the Monster Mile is a difficult thing to do, but 20-year-old Austin Hill appears to have Miles the Monster on a leash.  Hill from Winston, Georgia came back after suffering a flat tire with just over 50 laps to go to score his second straight NASCAR K&N Pro Series East win at Dover International […]

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LOUISVILLE, KY  -- Louisville, Kentucky, native Ben Rhodes will enter the 2014 finale in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East at Dover International Speedway on Friday, September 26th, with two new titles attached to his name. The 17-year-old NASCAR Next driver will drive the No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Chevrolet with Turner Scott Motorsports […]

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The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East heads into Dover, Delaware for the Drive Sober 150, the final race of the 2014 season. Ben Rhodes enters this race looking to pick up his sixth victory of 2014, while the 17-year-old has already officially clinched the NKNPSE Driver Point Championship. The championship marks the second straight […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Ben Rhodes can add one more piece of hardware to his impressive 2014 season.   The Louiville, Kentucky, native, has clinched the Sunoco Rookie of the Year title by virtue of holding a 36-point lead headining into the final event of the season, the Drive Sober 150 at Dover International Speedway […]

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LOUISVILLE, KY – 17-year-old Louisville, Kentucky, native and 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion Ben Rhodes will make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards 1.5-mile superspeedway debut at Kentucky Speedway on Friday, September 19th, in the “ZLOOP 150” event, driving the No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Chevrolet with Turner Scott Motorsports. Friday night’s […]

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EASLEY, S.C. - Turner Scott Motorsports entered the Kevin Whitaker 140 looking to capture a fourth-straight victory, while Ben Rhodes entered the race with the opportunity to claim his first-career NASCAR championship. The NASCAR Next driver would accomplish just that by the end of the event, bringing home a fourth-place finish and claiming the NASCAR […]

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