One of the greatest features of the Speed51.com Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes is that it features drivers from many disciplines of racing. It’s not limited to Late Model racers. It’s not limited to pavement racers. The Short Track Draft truly features the top Short Track Racing prospects regardless of what or where […]

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  The 2016 Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes ballot was completed by 37 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 and more.  The voters could select as few as 10 and as many as 51 drivers […]

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Early in the 2016 season, something important has been missing for Kyle Busch Motorsports – a victory. Entering this weekend, the most dominant Super Late Model team for the last half-dozen years in the Southeast had yet to find any early season momentum after their Snowball Derby DQ last December and subsequent restructuring of team […]

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CONCORD, N.C. – Michael Ostdiek, a promising 18-year-old driver from Lakeville, Minnesota, has been added to the 2016 Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) roster.  Ostdiek, a freshman at Iowa State University who plans on majoring in engineering or marketing, was ecstatic when he received the news over the weekend.   “Being named a member of […]

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Bragging rights are once again on the line here at Speed51.com powered by JEGS.  Like with many of the prestigious short track racing events throughout the country, the Speed51 staff has sat down and made their picks for the 11th annual Easter Bunny 150 at Hickory Motor Speedway.  With bragging rights on the line until […]

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As the 2016 short track season begins to hit its stride, the most potent driver in Southeast Super Late Model racing might just be 20-year-old Brandon Setzer. Since August 2015, Setzer and his family-owned operation have accumulated four wins, led a number of laps and have started to gain the respect of the top competitors […]

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CONCORD, N.C. – Officials of the Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) announced today the seven drivers who will represent the organization during the 2016 racing season. The seven drivers hail from six states spread from coast to coast. They range from 18 to 24 years in age.   The seven drivers, in alphabetical order, are: […]

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CHARLOTTE, NC — Following another successful and competitive Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South Super Late Model event this past weekend at Dillon Motor Speedway, the focus now shifts to two huge events at a couple of legendary North Carolina short tracks.  The next two PASS South Super Late Model races will be the inaugural […]

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The first weekend of March served as the official kickoff to the 2016 racing season for a number of short tracks throughout the country this past weekend.  Caraway Speedway (NC), Hickory Speedway (NC) and Dillon Motor Speedway (SC) all hosted their first events of the new season and there certainly wasn’t a lack of excitement […]

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