The #Forever11 100 at Five Flags Speedway (FL) Friday night already promised to be a special evening in tribute to Florida racing legend David Rogers.  The evening has now gained even more sentimental value, as Bubba Pollard will be piloting Rogers' famed TM Ranch No. 11 in Friday's race in search of a sentimental victory. […]

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Legendary Florida racer David Rogers was a multiple-time track champion at New Smyrna Speedway near his hometown of Orlando, and won everything you could win at the half-mile racetrack.  Now, Super Late Model racers who visit the facility will be racing in a division honoring his memory.   On Tuesday, New Smyrna Speedway announced it […]

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On Friday, June 26, the Blizzard Series will kick off its 2020 season with the first night of a doubleheader weekend at Five Flags Speedway (FL).  The race will also be an opportunity to pay a tribute to one of Florida’s racing legends.   The Friday night race, which will also be a points-counting race […]

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On this date, Southern Modified ace Paul Radford won at Bowman Gray Stadium (NC) in three different decades.  Radford picked up wins on this date in in 1966, 1977 and 1983. His career spanned over four decades and he raced against the best and won on several occasions.   Radford was a proven winner in […]

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Strange things happen in racing, and on this particular occasion they happened just one year apart.  On this date in 1955, Billy Myers won a NASCAR Late Model Sportsman race at Champion Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  Billy had three known wins at the track during the 1955 season.   Just one year later, Billy’s […]

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David Rogers had a big impact on the careers and lives of other drivers. It was the same for teenage drivers, who got to compete with the Florida legend near the end of his career prior to his unfortunate passing Sunday morning.   Seventeen-year-old Chandler Smith competed with Rogers several times at Five Flags Speedway […]

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Brad May is now a three-time track champion at New Smyrna Speedway, as well as the track’s defending Super Late Model champion.  When he was younger, however, May was like many short track racing fans in Florida: he idolized David Rogers.   “Watching him when I was young, I thought he could take a fifth-place […]

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Since his unfortunate passing Sunday morning, members of the short track racing community have shared memories and stories to help remember the life of David Rogers.  Many of those stories have told us how great of a person he was, while some have focused on his success behind the wheel of a race car.  Today, […]

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