Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about this weekend’s 24th annual Myrtle Beach 400 in 51’s Fast Facts below.    Dates: November 17-19 (Thursday – Parking & Tech, Friday – Practice, Saturday – Qualifying & Race, Sunday – Rain Date).   Track: Myrtle Beach Speedway (flat ½-mile oval).   Location: Myrtle Beach Speedway, Myrtle Beach, SC.   […]

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Modifieds and Super Late Models have arrived at Concord Speedway (NC) for this weekend’s 14th Annual North South Shootout.  To prepare for the annual event, Speed51.com’s resident “Stat Boy” Elgin Traylor takes a look at the race “by the numbers.”   00: Jeff Fultz will pilot the double zero Modified this weekend as he seeks […]

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SOPHIA, NC — Walnut Cove, NC’s Burt Myers pulled the double Saturday night at Caraway Speedway by claiming the win in the Kenny Minter Memorial 125 and, in so doing, taking the inaugural Southern Modified Racing Series (SMRS) presented by PASS points championship. Myers second career SMRS win caps off a remarkable 2016 season which […]

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There will be only one NASCAR-sanctioned Modified Tour in 2017.  After months of speculation, RaceDayCT.com first reported on Wednesday afternoon that NASCAR will be merging the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (Northern circuit) and NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour for the 2017 season. After conversations with several people who attended the meetings (via in person or […]

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Tour-Type Modified racers will have an extra opportunity to earn points and have fun to kick off the month of October.  Southern Modified Racing Series officials announced on Tuesday afternoon that the series will visit the famed Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) on Saturday, October 1 for a 125-lap race.   After making the decision to […]

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Southern Modified veteran Burt Myers took the lead from Brandon Ward late in the race and led the rest of the way to claim his first career Southern Modified Racing Series (SMRS) Presented By PASS win Saturday night at Caraway Speedway.   “Our win tonight was definitely a long time coming,” said Myers, driver of the Citrusafe BBQ Grill Cleaner #1 afterwards. “I guess it was only fitting […]

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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the Speed51.com power poll ranks drivers from all across the land on their strength to this point in the season. “Big Race” season is upon us and that provides drivers from all disciplines of Short Track Racing an opportunity to show us just how much power they really have.   […]

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