Avondale, AZ – David Gilliland might not have sought to steal the show Saturday in the ARCA Menards Series West season finale at Phoenix Raceway. The Arizona Lottery 100 was supposed to be all about Jesse Love vs. Blaine Perkins for the championship.   Yet it was the 44-year-old’s pass of Ty Gibbs at the […]

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DOVER, Del. — It wasn’t the dominating, championship coronation performance of a year ago. But Friday’s win at Dover International Speedway was just as satisfying for Sam Mayer.   Mayer drove his No. 18 Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation Chevrolet past race leader Ty Gibbs with 20 laps to go and rolled to the win in […]

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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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Each year, thousands of short track racing fans make their way to Speed51 for the latest short track racing news and information.  Like every news outlet, there are stories posted on Speed51.com that are read more and receive more interaction than others.  With a new year now upon us, we take a look back at […]

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After a one-year hiatus to focus on other endeavors in racing, DGR-Crosley Racing has returned to the Snowball Derby. After having Raphael Lessard, Todd Gilliland, and Chase Purdy compete for the team in the Derby and Snowflake 100 in the past, team owner David Gilliland will climb behind the wheel to make his debut in […]

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The National Motorsports Appeal Panel upheld penalties issued to DGR-Crosley, owner David Gilliland, and driver Ty Gibbs for an unapproved NASCAR K&N Pro Series East test.   With the punishment upheld, the three-race suspension for Gibbs and Gilliland stand, along with $5,000 fines for both individuals, as well as a 100-point penalty in the drivers’ […]

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DGR-Crosley Racing issued its response to a NASCAR penalty Wednesday regarding an unapproved NASCAR K&N Pro Series East test which occurred earlier this month at New Smyrna Speedway.   A NASCAR statement released Wednesday explained the penalty and outlined the punishment adjudicated towards DGR-Crosley Racing for the unapproved test.   “The team was sanctioned for […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — On Wednesday afternoon, NASCAR levied a penalty to DGR Crosley for violating the preseason testing policy.   The team was sanctioned for conducting a private test with a NASCAR K&N Pro Series East vehicle at New Smyrna Speedway. The rule limits testing at a sanctioned track on the 2019 NASCAR K&N […]

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — David Gilliland Racing (DGR) and CROSLEY Sports Group have announced that they have formed a new race team, effective immediately.   DGR-CROSLEY has purchased Red Horse Racing assets, a longtime NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race winning team.   “There is so much value in joining forces with CROSLEY Sports Group,” said […]

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The cardinal rule of racing with a teammate is that you don’t put each other in a bad situation.  Race as hard as possible to bring the trophy back to the shop, no matter whose name is on it, but make sure you don’t eliminate each other from contention.   On Saturday night at Douglas […]

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