A trio of veteran Super Late Model racers were involved in accidents on opening night of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway , but all were back in time for practice on Saturday.   Ryan Moore set the second-fastest lap of the first round of practice before finishing 10th 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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Florida legend David Rogers is set to make his return to the track he calls home for this Saturday during the Red Eye 50/50 at New Smyrna Speedway.  It will be the two-time Red Eye winner’s first race at the half-mile since this event one year ago.   The Orlando driver’s 2019 journey has been […]

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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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Although we’re still a few days away from turning our calendars over to a new year, the first Late Model race of the 2020 racing season is now just one week away. Pro and Super Late Model racers from the state of Florida and beyond are currently preparing for the Red Eye 50/50 that will […]

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David Rogers finished 33rd in the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby presented by BJ’s Wholesale Club at Five Flags Speedway , falling out of the running after just 79 laps due to a crash.  The race ended far sooner than Rogers had hoped, the kind of run that typically wouldn’t be very noteworthy.   However, his 33rd-place finish […]

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Traditionally, the Snowball Derby field consists of 36 starters unless the most recent winner of the event fails to qualify, such as when Christian Eckes utilized the past champion’s provisional in 2017.  This year, a special exception will be made for a special racer to enter the field in the 37th starting position.   Five Flags […]

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Jesse Dutilly closed out the 2019 Deep South Crane Blizzard Series season by winning the final Super Late Model regular season event at Five Flags Speedway .  The Florida racer started his 52ndAnnual Snowball Derby by posting the fastest lap of the opening practice.   Dutilly made his first appearance in the Derby last year, […]

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