Growing up just down the road from Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia, Matt Bowling was destined to race.  During his racing career, he quickly rose to prominence in Virginia’s Late Model Stock scene, culminating with the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series National Championship in 2016.   Just as quickly as Bowling reached that mountaintop, however, he […]

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Thursday night, former NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Champion Peyton Sellers added another feather to his cap in Late Model Stock Racing, winning the inaugural Grassroots 200 at Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway (VA). On Monday, Sellers joined Speed51’s “The Morning Bullring” and discussed the win and cleared the air on a couple of debates […]

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One of Late Model Stock Car racing’s biggest events will not be held in 2019.  At this time, there are no plans for the Denny Hamlin Foundation to host the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown this season.   The race had originally been scheduled for April 11, 2019 at Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway in […]

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Langley Speedway was the short track in which Denny Hamlin got his start on his way up to stardom. After a few years of planning and organization to get the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown running once again at his track of choice, 200 laps after the green flag flew on Thursday night he was the […]

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With the short track racing calendar hitting its stride this weekend, it’s time to bring back one of Speed51.com’s most popular weekly features.  Today, we bring back “10 to Attend” and give you a list of the top 10 short track races to attend this weekend.   1) Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown at Langley […]

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When someone thinks about Super Late Model racing, the first name that comes to mind is Bubba Pollard. The Senoia, Georgia driver has been one of the most dominant drivers in the sport in recent years, winning just about everywhere he goes. But this year, Pollard is going to try something different. He’s going to […]

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Final preparations are underway for the 2018 short track racing season.  The green flag will soon wave on another season, but before it does we wanted to give you a few numbers to watch during the new racing season.   3: The most wins a single driver has recorded during a PASS North season since […]

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After a two-year hiatus, the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown is making a return in 2018, and it will be held at Virginia’s Langley Speedway. Langley Speedway officials made the announcement to those in attendance for Saturday night’s Hampton Heat 200 Late Model Stock Car event.   The event was scheduled to be held at […]

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There may be a small bright spot to take away from the cancelation of the 2016 Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown, which was scheduled to be held at Virginia’s Langley Speedway on April 21.  That bright spot comes in the form of a bigger and better event in 2017.   Event coordinator Buck Reuss told […]

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