PONTOON BEACH, IL  – Pulling into Victory Lane with battered and beaten right side body panels, Bobby Pierce climbed atop his Pierce Platinum Race Car with excitement after scoring the 26th DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of his career Friday night at Tri-City Speedway.   Coming from his fifth-place starting spot, Pierce used extreme-high line around the […]

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COLUMBUS, MS - Bobby Pierce dominated the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series opening night of the 2020 General Tire Clash at the Mag – presented by Big River Steel on Thursday Night at Magnolia Motor Speedway. Piece led wire-to-wire in the 25 lap feature to kick off the weekend.   For the Illinois native, it […]

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The first round of the 2020 Speed51 Short Track Draft took place Thursday night, with the first-ever Short Track Draft Selection Show.  The Short Track Draft shines a spotlight on some of the top prospects in the short track racing world each year, and this year's crop shows plenty of promise.   The honor of […]

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Last week, we unveiled the top ten dirt racing prospects in the Short Track Draft.  The list included drivers from Late Models, Open Wheel, and the Modified ranks, with some of the brightest talent dirt has to offer.   Today, we look at who will be the top dirt driver in this year’s draft.  Going […]

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Editor’s Note: The Speed51 Short Track Draft ranks the top prospects in short track rankings in the eyes of more than 100 industry experts who take part in the voting process. The following Top 10 ranking includes the opinions of Speed51 Correspondent Koty Geyer, and in no way reflects potential voting results or the ultimate […]

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Editor’s Note: The Speed51 Short Track Draft ranks the top prospects in short track rankings in the eyes of more than 100 industry experts who take part in the voting process. The following Top 10 ranking includes the opinions of Speed51 Correspondent Koty Geyer, and in no way reflects potential voting results or the ultimate […]

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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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Brandon Sheppard passed pole-sitter Don Shaw early and kept up with an ever-changing FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway to score the Late Model win in the second round of the Wild West Shootout.   The Illinois driver claimed the top spot from Shaw on lap eight of the 40-lap feature and led the rest of […]

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Farmer City, IL  - The American Ethanol Late Model Tour made their first ever appearance at Farmer City Raceway on Friday night, where 35 of the area’s best tried to drive their way to the $5,000 prize and YellowHose.com Victory Lane at the end of the DUPONT 40.  While 34 drivers tried, none could derail […]

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PEVELY, MO — Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill. became the eighth different winner in eight races on the Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series by taking the $3,000 payday on Saturday Night at Federated Auto Parts Raceway @ I-55 in Pevely, Mo. Fast qualifier and heat race winner Pierce and Daryn Klein brought the field of […]

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