Rising to the challenge is what separates a top-notch driver from the rest of the pack. Whether it’s dominating a race, going on a winning streak or sealing a win with a late-race pass, drivers slowly rise to the top of the field and make a name for themselves.   That’s why the FK Rod […]

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From the races at your local short track to marquee events such as the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500, motorsports events with rich traditions take place throughout the country each year.  Earlier this week, Jeff Gluck of The Athletic assembled a list of the top 10 most prestigious races in the United States.  Within that […]

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Friday night’s A-Main at the 34th Annual Chili Bowl Nationals proved to be a thriller with several drivers trading slide jobs throughout the 30-lap main event. The lead changed hands a staggering seven times during the race, with former USAC National Midget champion Tanner Thorson holding off Ryan Bernal and Chris Windom over the final […]

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Christopher Bell’s run at a fourth-straight Golden Driller got started with a new team in Tucker-Boat Motorsports, but an all-too familiar result as the Oklahoma-born driver scored the Thursday night preliminary A-Main win for a record fifth year in a row. It was a clean sweep for the soon-to-be NASCAR Cup Series rookie, who also […]

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History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep.  At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new "Throwback Thursday" segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past.  During each edition of Throwback Thursday, we will revisit stories previously published on […]

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Wednesday night proved to be ‘Rico Night’ once again at the Chili Bowl Nationals as Rico Abreu scored the Wednesday prelim feature win for the fifth time in six years. The St. Helena, CA driver started on the outside of the front row and worked past Brad Sweet just before halfway to give car owner […]

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