Denny Hamlin is the latest NASCAR Cup Series driver to voice his intentions of running Super Late Model’s biggest race.  In an interview with NBC Sports’ Dustin Long, the three-time and defending Daytona 500 winner mentioned he would like to compete in the 2021 Snowball Derby, and will take part in Super Late Model races […]

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The fourth round of the Rowdy Energy Super Select Series powered by Speed51 takes place on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.  The iRacing series pitting real world Late Model racers against one another heads to the virtual Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for its next chapter.   To preview this event, we set the […]

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The Daytona 500 is the biggest event in stock car racing, on its brightest stage at one of its fastest tracks.  At the end of Sunday’s 61st running of The Great American Race, the lights shined brightly on Denny Hamlin as the winner – along with his rookie crew chief who is a short track […]

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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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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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Since being established in 2001, Speed51.com has served as the go-to place on the web for short track news and race coverage.  Each year, race fans worldwide make their way to Speed51.com powered by JEGS to follow their favorite drivers, tracks and series, as well as spot the next group of NASCAR stars.  More often […]

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Many people view the short track racing world as the place where the future stars of racing cut their teeth on the race track.  It’s where drivers learn how to race before making the jump to the top of the world of big time auto racing.   But Riverhead Raceway, a quarter-mile bullring located on Long […]

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Hampton, Va. – As NASCAR’s Whelen All-American Series only “pro-am” charity event, the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown (DHSTS) starts a new chapter as it plans to move the celebrity Late Model race across the Commonwealth of Virginia to Langley Speedway (Hampton, Va.) for the ninth edition of the event in April 2016. Proceeds from […]

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Hampton, VA – As NASCAR’s Whelen All-American Series only “pro-am” charity event, the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown (DHSTS) starts a new chapter as it plans to move the celebrity Late Model race across the Commonwealth of Virginia to Langley Speedway (Hampton, Va.) for the ninth edition of the event in April 2016.  Proceeds from the […]

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Patrick Laperle loaded up his orange No. 91 Super Late Model on Saturday morning and made his way to Autodrome Chaudiere (QC) to make his first Pro All Stars Series (PASS) North start of the 2015 season.  Later in the evening, the always entertaining driver won the race and the party on a night that […]

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