As October nears its end, so too are many touring series around the country. Champions are crowned, big checks are given out, and of course that means there’s plenty of big stories coming out of each race that takes place during the weekend. Check out the 10 biggest stories from this past weekend right now. […]

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It is well known in the motorsports industry that wins and titles are accomplished off the track as much as on the track.  A few success stories proved that was the case during the Southern Modified Racing Series championship night at the always competitive 3/8-mile Orange County Speedway in Rougemont, North Carolina on Saturday.   […]

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When race fans think of the name Burt Myers, the first thing that normally comes to mind is the television show “Madhouse” and his success at Bowman Gray Stadium (NC), the quarter-mile bullring that he calls home.  But this past weekend the Walnut Cove, North Carolina star proved that size doesn’t matter when it comes […]

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Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about this weekend’s inaugural Musket 250 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 51’s Fast Facts below.    Date: September 21-22   Track: New Hampshire Motor Speedway (1.058-mile paved oval)   Location: 1122 NH-106, Loudon, NH, 03307   Sanction: NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour   Distance: 250 laps   General Admission Tickets:  […]

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(Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on Speed51.com on September 19th, 2017.)   Ted Christopher was simply the man. Ask anybody that he raced against. They’d use different words, but they all mean the same thing. A King. A Legend. A hero. Even a villain. Simply put, he was one of the greatest to ever […]

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Naples, ME – Entries continue to steadily come in as October’s inaugural PASS Commonwealth Classic at Richmond Raceway draws nearer. The Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Models will be one of the headline divisions at Richmond and will compete for 100 laps and $10,000 to win in the penultimate event of the PASS […]

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For a driver who likes to win races and does so often, it’s weird to say that winning was the last thing on Burt Myers’ mind Saturday night at Bowman Gray Stadium.  However, that was the case as Myers entered the night needing only a top 10 finish to lock up his ninth career championship […]

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It’s a shame the song had to end.  The 2018 Modified season at Bowman Gray Stadium was one of the best in recent memory.  Veterans dominated the bookends of the season, while a future star emerged as a proven winner and title contender.  When the final checkered flag was displayed Saturday night at “The Madhouse” […]

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We’re officially five months into the 2018 short track racing season.  A lot has happened and there is still a lot to come.  In this edition of “By the Numbers” on Speed51.com, we take a look at some of the interesting numbers from the first five months of the season.   0.000 – The official […]

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