Over the course of the past three seasons Nick Ladyga has become one of the fastest-rising drivers in Southern New England.  The Voluntown, Connecticut native has climbed the ladder by tackling a different level of short track racing each year.  He has raced Legend Cars, Late Models and most recently Connecticut’s top weekly division, the […]

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---Fresh off a fifth place finish in the season opener for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, 16-year old Winamac, IN native Justin Haley was the highest finishing car of the 4-car HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks team that will campaign the 2016 season. Despite being only 16 years of age, Haley has […]

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A new year will see familiar faces in new places at Speed51.com powered by JEGS in 2016.  The management team at Speed51.com is pleased to announce the assignment of four State Editors for the upcoming racing season.  Aaron Creed (Pennsylvania and New York), Connor Sullivan (Connecticut, Long Island and Massachusetts), Patrick Hahe (Indiana, Michigan, Ohio) […]

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THOMPSON, CT - Russ Dowd, the Voice of Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) for over thirty years, has announced his retirement. Dowd, a resident of Woodstock, CT, has spent some 46 years behind a microphone. Dowd has been a familiar part of the Thompson landscape most of his life. He first raced go karts on […]

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One driver synonymous with Tour-Type Modified racing in the Northeast will be missing from the race track during the 2016 racing season.  2003 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Todd Szegedy told the website RaceDayCT on Wednesday that he will sit out the 2016 racing season.   Szegedy, of Ridgefield, Connecticut, confirmed that report with Speed51.com […]

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THOMPSON, CT -- Thompson Speedway Motorsports announced today a new 2016 season pass program that will be available for purchase beginning Friday, Nov. 27. The passes will be sold at a special Black Friday discount from Friday through Monday, Nov. 30. This exciting new program gives loyal fans and teams the ability to purchase paddock […]

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Speed51.com powers today's NASCAR Home Tracks Race Central Live coverage of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions during the Sunoco World Series event at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (CT).  Click the graphic below for the live at-track updates.   Or click this link: http://hmtk.co/1Q1SNIb

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