The first major Late Model event of the 2020 season will take place this Saturday, January 25 at Crisp Motorsports Park in Cordele, Georgia.  We get you ready for the big race in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.   2: There will be two Late Model races contested on Saturday, one for […]

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Salem, IN -- Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials have announced there will be several special awards on the line for CRA SpeedFest 2020, which will be held this weekend, Friday, January 24th and Saturday, January 25th at Crisp Motorsports Park - Home of the Watermelon Capital Speedway, located in Cordele, Georgia. CRA SpeedFest […]

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For many Super Late Model racers, CRA SpeedFest at Crisp Motorsports Park is where the year begins, competing against some of the stiffest competition in the country every year in late January.  For Bubba Pollard, it is a rare chance to compete in front of family and friends in his home state of Georgia.   […]

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Steve Dorer returns to Crisp Motorsports Park this weekend for CRA Speedfest 2020 more confident and more prepared than ever to return to his winning ways. Dorer will be bringing both his Pro Late Model and Super Late Model, as well as a new crew chief, to the Cordele, Georgia oval.   “Usually I do […]

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History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep.  At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new "Throwback Thursday" segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past.  During each edition of Throwback Thursday, we will revisit stories previously published on […]

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A rough and tumble Snowball Derby left many Late Model drivers entering the winter break eager to avenge themselves at the first major race of the new year, CRA SpeedFest at Watermelon Capital Speedway. Now, the wait is almost over as the Cordele, Georgia oval opens its gates this Friday and Saturday, January 24 and […]

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The 16th running of CRA SpeedFest will be held Saturday afternoon at Crisp Motorsports Park in Cordele, Georgia. While preparing for the first major Super Late Model race of the 2020 season, we decided to rank the field based on past performances in the race, as well as in Late Model racing.   Be sure […]

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CRA SpeedFest kicks off a new year of major Super Late Model racing for drivers east of the Mississippi.  It brings several changes to drivers competing in the event, which can include new rides, paint schemes, and more.  For Stephen Nasse, it will mark his first race in a new Rowdy Manufacturing Super Late Model. […]

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