TULSA, Okla. - With a top prize of $6,363.63 up for grabs, the 10th annual Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions will take place on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 as part of the opening night’s run of events at the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.   Comprised of drivers who […]

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In less than two weeks, the 32nd Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals will be underway in Tulsa, Oklahoma January 9-13.   For the fifth year in a row, Heffner Racing Enterprises will once again be fielding a car for the crown jewel of midget racing, but this year with a new driver behind the […]

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TULSA, Okla. -- Winning a Golden Driller at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire is one of the hardest prizes to earn in Motorsports. With a field exceeding 300, making the 24 car A-Feature is an accomplishment in and of itself. Even tougher is having to come from the back, but what […]

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Over 10,000 short track racing fans made their way to Speed51.com during the past month to cast their votes for the 2016 51's presented by JEGS.  The annual awards that honor the best of the best in short track racing from the previous season has become one of the most popular features that we host here […]

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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 […]

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The 31st Chili Bowl Nationals still has one more day to go, but it has already been a week to remember for Justin Grant.  He started off the week becoming a father to twins and then #ParkedIt  in victory lane for the Friday A-Main in Tulsa, OK.  On the same night he beat out Christopher […]

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The third night of racing at the 31st Annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals certainly did not disappoint. From sliders to tumbles, Thursday's John Christner Trucking Qualifying night had it all, including a dominant win by Christopher Bell for the second year in a row.   With close to 100 cars in action in a total […]

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A driver with the nickname "Sunshine" and a Big-Block Modified driver from the state of New York stole the show during Tuesday night's A-Main at the 31st Annual Chili Bowl Nationals.  Tyler Courtney won the 25-lap feature to end the night at Tulsa Expo Raceway , while Larry Wight went "elbows up" to lock himself […]

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Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about this weekend’s Chili Bowl Nationals in 51’s Fast Facts below.   Dates: January 10th - January 14th   Track: Tulsa Expo Raceway, .quarter-mile clay oval located inside River Spirit Expo Center   Location: 4145 E 21st St, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74114   Sanction: None […]

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TULSA, Okla. -- The 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire set the mark at 349 entries, but the 31st edition just smashed that record as 358 entries have been turned in for the annual “Mecca of Midgets”.   With the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General […]

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