CONCORD, NC — Canada has extended the border closure with the United States through the end of July, and due to these restrictions the Super DIRTcar Series is forced to cancel and postpone several events that were scheduled north of the border.   Also, the July 2 race at Land of Legends has been postponed […]

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West Haven, VT — Adam Pierson left little doubt at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Monday, June 15, beginning the delayed 2020 stock car racing season in Vermont with a dominant, flag-to-flag run in the “COVID Crusher” event. The East Corinth, Vt., veteran highlighted a winners list that included Johnny Bruno, Andrew FitzGerald, Chris Conroy, and […]

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Malta, NY — Brett Hearn’s The Big Show 12 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway originally scheduled for June 23 has been postponed to 2021 because of mass gathering restrictions to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic.   Track and Series officials are working on a new event at Albany-Saratoga Speedway for this season.   “In talking with promoters […]

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West Haven, VT — Dirt track racing is coming back to Vermont on Monday night. After working diligently with government officials in the State of Vermont throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven, Vt., have received approval to begin competition without general admission spectators, under multiple restrictions in accordance and […]

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CONCORD, NC – King Ferry, NY’s Mike Mahaney has a reputation. In the pit area, the full-time Super DIRTcar Series competitor has a smile as wide as a front stretch is long but on the track, he’s known as a ferocious competitor. 2019 was a revolutionary year for Mahaney. He joined one of the most […]

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The Speed51 Short Track Draft compares the top up-and-coming talent in all disciplines of short track racing.  Traditionally, the draft has been dominated by asphalt racers with a clearer path to NASCAR due to already having past experience on the hardtop.  However, we’ve seen an influx of top dirt talent make it to the top […]

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MIDDLETOWN, NY – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ‘Hard Clay Open’ at Orange County Fair Speedway has been postponed.   The event, serving as the opener for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified Halmar International North Region, was scheduled for Sunday, April 19 at the five-eighths-mile oval. […]

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LaFARGEVILLE, NY – With New York State Governor Cuomo’s extension of the “pause” in New York State, which bans non-essential gatherings of any size, Tyler Bartlett, the owner and promoter of the Can-Am Speedway, and Super DIRTcar Series director Dean Reynolds have agreed to postpone the Super DIRTcar Series opening event on Saturday, April 11. […]

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At the end of the 2019 season, Speed51 asked race fans who they thought was the greatest Dirt Modified driver of the decade.  The vote was between Matt Sheppard and Stewart Friesen. After 368 votes on Facebook, Friesen won 71% of the votes to Sheppard’s 29%. But the real question is, who is the GOAT, […]

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The first round of the Speed51 “Short Track Madness” tournament saw its share of upsets, but just how many were there?   Out of the 32 matchups in the first round, the lower seed won nearly half of them, with 13 coming from drivers who were a double-digit seed. Compare that to the NCAA Tournament […]

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