Dale McDowell scored a sentimental victory Sunday evening at Cherokee Speedway, winning the Ginger Owens Memorial March Madness Super Late Model feature one week after the passing of his stepfather.   The event was McDowell’s first since the passing of Earl Joseph “Joe” Dover, 79 on Sunday, February 23. Dover was laid to rest on Saturday, […]

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With plenty of star power on hand at Cherokee Speedway for March Madness, National Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Dale McDowell set overall quick time in qualifying for the $12,000-to-win event and will lead the field to green in the second heat race on Sunday afternoon.   McDowell circled "The Place Your Mama Warned […]

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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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It was a dream ending to the 2019 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series season for the “Newport Nightmare,” as Jimmy Owens took the win at the Can-Am World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte (NC).   Owens took the lead early in the 50-lap feature race, and held off challenges from […]

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TAZEWELL, TENNESSEE – The Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels would conclude its 2019 series points chase at Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, TN on Saturday evening and Dale McDowell of Chickamauga, GA would take his second-consecutive series victory and claim the $10,053 victory in the Ray Varner Ford 53, making him […]

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SEYMOUR, TENNESSEE – The Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels would visit 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, TN on Friday evening and Dale McDowell of Chickamauga, GA would lead all fifty-three laps on his way to the victory and the $10,000 payday. McDowell became the sixth different winner in eight series […]

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