The 50th Annual Snowball Derby is less than 100 days away. Entries are already starting to be received at the front office of Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida, and we already know one driver who will definitely be back at the legendary Super Late Model race.   In 2016, the Snowball Derby put 16-year-old […]

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Cole Rouse picked up his second Championship Auto Racing Series (CARS) Super Late Model Tour victory of 2017, executing a “bump and run” on Preston Peltier to score the win.   “It’s cool,” Rouse told Speed51.com powered by JEGS in victory lane. “We should have had a few more this year.   “It means a […]

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The Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida should be atop the “must-attend” list for every short track racing fan every year, but especially this year. This year is the 50th running of the biggest event in pavement short track racing. Now, fans have the chance to purchase their tickets and witness history. […]

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Christian Eckes shocked the racing world when he went down to Pensacola, Florida and won the Snowball Derby last December at the age of 16. Eckes won the race in his first Snowball Derby start and became the first New York native to win the event. Now, for the first time since collecting the Tom […]

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Racing is a passion that is often handed down from generation to generation.  Often, a son or daughter will learn the tricks of the trade from his/her father before establishing their own career in the sport. On this Father’s Day, we caught up with a handful of short track racers to find out their favorite […]

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Drivers from the Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco showed up in full force for the series’ inaugural visit to Anderson Motor Speedway in Williamston, South Carolina on Saturday night as they shared the spotlight with the CARS Tour for the dual-sanctioned Border Wars 250.   SSS regulars dominated the night, grabbing eight out of […]

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Christian Eckes dominated much of Saturday night’s ARCA Racing Series event at Minnesota’s Elko Speedway, but came just inches away from his first series victory. Eckes started fourth and finished second, coming up just 0.029 seconds short in a thrilling photo finish.   “Those last couple laps were crazy,” said Eckes, who led 91 of […]

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ELKO, Minn. — With cars wrecking every which way in his mirror, Austin Theriault edged Christian Eckes by about two feet at the final stripe to win the wild Shore Lunch 250 Saturday night at Elko Speedway. Theriault, in Ken Schrader’s No. 52 Federated Auto Parts Toyota, nudged Eckes out of the way inside of […]

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One of the greatest features of the Speed51.com Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes is that it features drivers from many disciplines of racing. It’s not limited to Late Model racers. It’s not limited to pavement racers. The Short Track Draft truly features the top Short Track Racing prospects regardless of what or where […]

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