Racing is widely known as a family affair.  Jared Irvan, the son of 1991 Daytona 500 winner Ernie Irvan, will be part of the field at Saturday’s Full Throttle 100 at Citrus County Speedway (FL).  His car will be bearing the name of a member of another famous racing family.   WATCH THE FULL THROTTLE […]

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In today’s racing world, becoming a star takes more than just on-track performance. Just like the high component braking systems and components offered by StopTech, it takes the full package. Part of that package involves a driver’s presence, creativity and ability to interact with fans on social media.   With that in mind, Speed51 has […]

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“Lost Speedways” debuted on PeacockTV this week as part of the first line of shows on the new online streaming service created by NBC.  The series features eight episodes, each shining a spotlight on a defunct racing facility.   The show, hosted by NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Dirty Mo Media’s […]

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When JR Motorsports arrives at Martinsville Speedway (VA) for the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 on October 4-5, they will show up with one of the best Late Model Stock racers in the region alongside arguably the best Super Late Model driver in the country.   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. tweeted a 30-second video on Monday revealing […]

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Preparations for the 2019 Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes on Speed51.com are underway. The ballot was recently revealed and sent out to a panel of industry experts to determine the top short track racing prospects in North America.   As we prepare for the draft, we’ll be taking a look at a handful […]

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The racing world lost one of its own this weekend. World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series driver Jason Johnson passed away Sunday morning after an on-track incident during Saturday’s feature event at Beaver Dam Raceway in Wisconsin. Johnson, 41, is survived by his wife, Bobbi, and his five-year-old son, Jaxx.   Johnson’s passing sent […]

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On April 30, a fourth-generation Earnhardt will take to Hickory Motor Speedway in North Carolina.  Ralph, Dale, Kerry, Kelly and Junior have all made starts at the legendary short track that claims to be the “The Birthplace of NASCAR Stars.”  Perhaps another NASCAR star will be born when Karsyn Elledge takes to the race track […]

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At the end of the 2015 racing season, many of the CARS Late Model Stock Tour regulars were breathing a sigh of relief knowing Josh Berry didn’t race the full season. Berry, the 2014 Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) track champion, scored three wins in just four CARS Tour starts last season, leading him to make […]

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One would think that Late Model Stock Car driver Josh Berry must be under enormous amounts of pressure.  The 24-year-old from Hendersonville, Tennessee races Late Model Stock Cars for JR Motorsports.  The most popular man in racing in North America, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is his boss.  Must be tough, right?   “Not really,” Berry told […]

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