Econn Motorsports and Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park announced today an agreement that will enable oval track racing to continue on the famed 5/8th mile at Thompson CT. A tentative 2020 schedule has been developed with the first event being an open practice on Wednesday July 8th.   Plans currently call for Econn Motorsports to also […]

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A successful racing career has always begins somewhere, and on this date in 2006 a young Doug Coby scored his first career win on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.  Not only did he breakthrough for his first career tour victory, but he did so in one of the most prestigious races of the year: the Spring […]

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Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park officially announced the postponement of the Icebreaker Weekend on Friday, as they still work towards a rescheduled date for the event.     Statement regarding the 46th annual @LiquidDeath Icebreaker weekend. pic.twitter.com/wGue7Jvq0C — Thompson Speedway (@ThompsonSpdwy) April 17, 2020   “Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park announced on Friday that the 46th annual Liquid Death […]

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Wisconsin racer Riley Stenjem led 115 of the 125 laps and crossed under the checkered flag first in Thursday night’s Sid’s View Modified race at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.  However, the race was far from official after the checkered flag waved.   EastWest Promotions officials deliberated overnight whether to award Stenjem the win after an […]

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Waterbury, VT -- The inaugural New England Late Model Challenge Cup (NELMCC) presented by American Racer is already shaping up to be one of the biggest stories of the Northeast stock car racing season. With several weeks still left to register, the entry list is already a who’s-who of Late Model racers in the region, […]

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Speed51’s virtual “Thursday Night Thunder” Modified night just got even more exciting. Along with the Race of Champions Invitational Series, the Sidsview.com Modified Series will now share the spotlight on Thursday nights.   The action with that series begins tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET with The Show 150 at the virtual Stafford Motor Speedway.   […]

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Despite starting his racing career in college and not even turning a lap in a race car until after that, Matt Kobyluck managed to leave quite the mark in short track racing both in the Northeast and beyond. After learning the ropes on Saturday nights at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl, the Uncasville, Connecticut native hit […]

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Speed51’s Short Track Madness is taking many of the major names currently competing in short track racing and putting them on a bracket for fans to vote on who’s the best of the best right now. The majority of these drivers are touring stars either in their region or all around the country, much like […]

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On the wave of a great number of eSports events on Speed51.com in recent days, the Speed51 Elite Modified Tour made its return for a fresh new season Tuesday night, starting off at the iRacing version of New Smyrna Speedway for 100 laps of racing. With the night starting off with 40 drivers vying for […]

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---The 49th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler® has been tentatively rescheduled to Saturday, May 30th and Sunday, May 31st due to the directive from NASCAR, the CDC, and the State of Connecticut relating to Covid-19 (coronavirus).  Stafford Speedway will open its season Friday, May 22nd with a NASCAR Weekly Racing series program […]

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