Canton, IL — Defending DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion Brian Shirley claimed his first-ever victory at the Spoon River Speedway in Canton, Illinois. The Squirrel led flag-to-flag in a thriller from the outside of the front-row to claim the $5,000.00 prize and become the 18th different winner at Spoon River Speedway in tour history.   “It […]

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Portsmouth, OH — Brian Shirley and Jonathan Davenport will make up the front row for the 38th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship presented by Optima Batteries at Portsmouth Raceway Park.   Friday night’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event saw two rounds of passing point heats. Shirley and Davenport, the 2018 Lucas […]

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GRANITE CITY, ILLINOIS – August 10, 2018 – Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, IL would be the next stop on the 2018 MARS Super Late Model Racing Series tour on Friday evening for the Russ Wallace Memorial and Brian Shirley would get the race lead from Frank Heckenast, Jr. on lap seventeen and drive to […]

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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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LA SALLE, IL — It had been four years since Brian Shirley of Chatham, Ill., scored his last DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory. But the former series champion made a triumphant return to victory lane on Thursday night, earning a $5,000 payday at La Salle Speedway.   Starting outside the third row, Shirley powered to second […]

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BROWNSTOWN, ILLINOIS — The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would make its second and final visit of the 2018 season to Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, IL and just like the first visit, Brian Shirley of Chatham, Ill. would take the lead in the early stages of the contest and would never be seriously […]

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BARBERVILLE, FL — On the seventh day of the 46th annual DIRTcar Nationals, 50 Late Models migrated to Volusia Speedway Park to test their luck at the ‘World Fastest Half-Mile’. The season opening swing through Ga. and Fla. continues and drivers are hoping to leave the track with a coveted Gator trophy in the passenger […]

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LOVES PARK, Ill. – June 30, 2016 – Brian Shirley won the “Outlaw Clay Classic” in a crazy Thursday night at Rockford Speedway. Though Mother Nature warned The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series officials to speed-up the show, the Illinois-native remained patient. He coasted to 1.115-second win in his home state. In lieu […]

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CHILLICOTHE, OH – Jonathan Davenport successfully defended his Buckeye Spring 50 at Atomic Speedway on Friday Night. Davenport withstood an early race battle with Brian Shirley to take his fifth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season, in front of a packed house. Davenport and Shirley battled for the first 18 laps […]

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BRUNSWICK, GA – The reigning Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, Jonathan Davenport led all 30 laps to win the Edwin Coggins Memorial on Saturday afternoon at Golden Isles Speedway. Davenport would get the jump on last night’s winner, Josh Richards to the lead at the outset of the feature. Brian Shirley would […]

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