When something has never been done before, there are typically questions about the potential outcome.  That was the case when Millbridge Speedway, a 1/6-mile clay oval in Salisbury, North Carolina, announced the track would be hosting a Dirt Midget event in December.   Now, with the inaugural Carolina Midget Showdown in the books, those questions […]

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Entering Saturday’s DiaEdge Carolina Midget Showdown at Millbridge Speedway, Chase Elliott had one goal: Don’t finish last.   WATCH THE CAROLINA MIDGET SHOWDOWN ON SPEED51.TV   It seems like a low bar for the reigning NASCAR Cup Series Champion, but Saturday was Elliott’s first-ever race in a Midget car on dirt.   He easily cleared […]

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Chase Elliott is spending part of his NASCAR offseason going to school.   The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion makes his Midget debut Saturday at Millbridge Speedway in the DiaEdge Carolina Midget Showdown. Friday night was practice night for the Carolina Midget Showdown, giving invited competitors track time on the tight 1/6-mile bullring in Salisbury, […]

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Chase Elliott’s appearance at the 53rd Annual Snowball Derby was one of the most anticipated returns to Five Flags Speedway in a long time, if not ever.  He would finish third in the event, but it didn’t come without its share of setbacks throughout the weekend.   The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion struggled to […]

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A trio of racers who advanced into the 53rd Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway from Saturday’s Last Chance Qualifier tried to steal the show, racing into the top 10 despite the slow start to their weekends.   WATCH THE SNOWBALL DERBY ON SPEED51.TV   Chase Elliott raced his way to a podium finish […]

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