In today’s racing world, becoming a star takes more than just on-track performance. Just like the high component braking systems and components offered by StopTech, it takes the full package. Part of that package involves creativity and ability to interact with fans on social media.   With that in mind, Speed51.com has teamed up with […]

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Defending NASCAR K&N Pro Series West champion Derek Thorn will look to add another major Super Late Model race win to his accolades this weekend at the Summer Showdown at Evergreen Speedway. The Bakersfield, CA driver has started 2019 strong with two Spears SRL Southwest Tour wins at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway […]

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One of the most successful Super Late Model car owners on the West Coast is teaming up with one of the best young drivers in the West to participate in the $25,000-to-win Summer Showdown at Evergreen Speedway (WA).  For car owner Byron Campbell, the Summer Showdown is an event that he truly looks forward to […]

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While the SRL Winter Showdown and Kern County Raceway Park (CA) are still young in the short track world, they have become instant classics for all who have attended the past couple seasons. It is a sentiment that is especially strong for the teams on the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series roster who race for […]

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Derek Thorn holds most of the important records in the SPEARS (SRL) Southwest Tour Series.  This past November, Thorn added another one to his resume.  The Lakeport, CA driver registered his record-tying third championship, putting him on par with Jim Pettit II in that category.  The championship will go a long way in establishing Thorn […]

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BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA – 2012 & 2014 SRL and 2013 K&N West champion Derek Thorn has announced his 2016 racing schedule, competing for both Byron Campbell Motorsports and Jeff Jett in a coast-to-coast campaign. Highlighting Thorn’s 2016 efforts will be the new partnership between Campbell and Carlos Vieira Racing. Campbell & Vieira will merge their racing […]

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