The racing world suffered a big loss this past Saturday. World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series racer Jason Johnson passed away after a crash during the feature at Wisconsin’s Beaver Dam Raceway. Johnson, a past winner of the Knoxville Nationals and a multi-time Lucas Oil ASCS champion, was 41 years old.   To get […]

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A night full of twists and turns could not prevent the status quo of the 2018 CARS Response Energy Late Model Stock Tour season, as Bobby McCarty won at Carteret County Speedway (NC) for his fourth win in seven series races.   McCarty started third in the 125-lap event in the series’ first trip to […]

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Bobby McCarty played his cards right and aced the 4/10th-mile paved oval of Ace Speedway in Altamahaw, North Caroina and claimed his third CARS Tour Late Model Stock Car victory in the 2018 season in dominating fashion.   McCarty set the pace early on and topped the charts in the first practice. He carried that […]

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Six drivers were able to hold their victory swords high in Bristol Motor Speedway victory lane this past weekend, but there were even more who came up short of accomplishing their goal.  Today, we open up the refrigerator to take a look at some of the “leftover” stories from the 2018 Short Track U.S. Nationals. […]

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Picking the winners of big short track races throughout the country is a tradition that our staff at Speed51.com has enjoyed for many years. With a huge event coming up this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, we decided to challenge our staff once again.   This week we asked members of our Speed51.com team, “Who are […]

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One of the most highly-anticipated short track racing events of the 2018 season will take place this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.  The second running of the Short Track U.S. Nationals will feature six divisions, including three Late Model divisions.  Today, we take a look at the CARS Tour Late Model Stock division in this […]

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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the Speed51.com JRi Short Track Power Poll ranks drivers from all across the land on their strength to this point in the season.    A panel of industry experts from all four corners of the country and Canada have voted on their choices for the second JRi Shocks Short Track Power […]

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For the second time in his career, Ty Gibbs ran a lap quick enough to place him on the Hedgecock Pole Position following the late model stock car version of Fivestar Bodies Knockout Qualifying. The teenage grandson of NASCAR owner and Super Bowl winning football coach Joe Gibbs led the opening 40 laps of the […]

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The 2018 Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes ballot was completed by 61 short track insiders, including media members, team and driver development professionals, track and series promoters and officials, product and industry representatives, NASCAR National Series drivers, crew members, short track racing veterans and more.  The voters could select as few as 10 and as […]

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