ROSSBURG, OHIO — The Buckeye Bullet, Dave Blaney, took his first career Super DIRTcar Series victory in a 20-lap showdown on the mighty Ohio high banks of Eldora Speedway. The crowd erupted when their hometown hero undid his safety belts and stood before the massive Eldora crowd.   Super DIRTcar Series star and fellow HBR […]

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The ball will drop in Times Square Saturday night signifying the end of the year 2016.  With that, a new year of short track racing will be upon us. But before we move on to 2017 we at Speed51.com powered by JEGS decided to take a look at the top 25 stories of the 2016 short track […]

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Whether it was on dirt or on pavement, Short Track Racing was in full force this past weekend throughout North America.  From the ACT Late Models battling around Thunder Road to the #LetsRaceTwo event for Sprint Cars and Midgets at Eldora Speedway (OH), the action on the short tracks was intense.   To get you […]

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Veteran racer Dave Blaney was injured in a crash Friday night during qualifying for a World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Series race at Eldora Speedway (OH).   The crash occurred during time trials at the Rossburg, Ohio dirt track and sources at the track told Speed51.com that Blaney flipped several times before coming to a […]

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BARBERVILLE, Florida — The “Buckeye Bullet” Dave Blaney capitalized on his outside front row starting position on Wednesday evening and scored the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory at Volusia Speedway Park. The pilot of the Motter Equipment, Motter Motorsports, No. 71M took command of the 30-lap, DIRTcar Nationals main event at the […]

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The 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals roars to life in Tulsa, Oklahoma early next week with a record 335 entrants looking to find their way into Saturday’s prestigious A-Main. Of those 335, only 24 will make it through the qualifying races and Alphabet Soup features to start the 55-lap grind.   51’s Third […]

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Syracuse, N.Y. – Dave Blaney, the “Buckeye Bullet” from Hartford, Ohio, and a former NASCAR star, will be among the entrants trying to capture Sunday’s Syracuse 200 during NAPA Super DIRT Week’s “Finale at the Fairgrounds” celebration this week. Blaney, a former of champion of both the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the […]

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Dave Blaney kicked off sprint week at Volusia Speedway Park on Tuesday night as he took the top spot in DIRTcar Nationals sprint car open practice. Blaney, the 1995 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion, set the fast time in his Heinke Baldwin Racing car during the second hot laps session […]

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