For several weeks, thousands of short track racing fans have voted in record numbers for the 2015 51's presented by JEGS, Speed51.com's annual balloting of the best in short track racing.  Keeping up with 51's tradition, this year's voting included categories that resemble categories in the annual Academy Awards for films, which will be […]

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All eyes were on Tulsa, Oklahoma this past weekend as over 300 drivers made their way to the River Spirit Expo Center for the 30th Annual Chili Bowl Nationals.  The Chili Bowl served as the major short track racing of the weekend, but there were also plenty of other important events that took place including […]

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When there are 340-plus cars at an event, you never know who or what you will see.  At an event like the Chili Bowl Nationals, there are always the usual suspects like Rico Abreu, Christopher Bell, Kyle Larson and Sammy Swindell.  Then there are the Sprint Car regulars and NASCAR drivers like Kasey Kahne and […]

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TULSA, Okla. -- For the eighth year, the best of the best will square off in a 20 lap shootout as the Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions is set to take place on Tuesday, January 12 during the Warren Cat Qualifying Night.   A collection of 19 drivers made the cut for this year's VIROC. […]

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The 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals roars to life in Tulsa, Oklahoma early next week with a record 335 entrants looking to find their way into Saturday's prestigious A-Main. Of those 335, only 24 will make it through the qualifying races and Alphabet Soup features to start the 55-lap grind.   51's Third […]

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Tulsa, OK —Tyler Thomas of Collinsville, Okla., enters his fourth Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals with an equipment package he’s confident that can propel him through Wednesday’s preliminary round into Saturday’s championship feature on the one-fifth mile track at the Tulsa Expo Center. The 19-year-old Thomas and his crew chief and father Brian switched […]

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The 2016 race season is not even a full week old yet, but the new race season is already up to full speed.  With major races indoors in the Midwest and Northeast, the start of the pavement racing season in Florida and some big dirt races in the Southeast and West Coast already in the […]

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TULSA, Okla. -- With a record setting 335 entries for the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, four nights of driver lineups proves there is no such thing as an easy night at the Chili Bowl as the tentative qualifying night lineups have been released.   Of the 335, the […]

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TULSA, Okla. -- While barely pushing past last year's pre-entry record of 330, the close of business on Sunday, December 27, 2015 shows 331 entries for the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, happening January 12-16, 2016 inside the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla.   With the pre-entry […]

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TULSA, Okla. -- The talent keeps pouring in for the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, happening January 12-16, 2016 at the River Spirit Expo Center, as the latest count puts the number of entries at 280 with confirmed drivers currently at 258. Compared to the entry list from nearly one […]

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