Derek Griffith earned his fifth career Short Track Draft pick Thursday night, continuing a steady climb up the draft rankings.  Breaking onto draft boards with the 49th pick in 2016, Griffith earned the third-overall pick in the 2020 Short Track Draft.   Before this year, Griffith’s best selection was 12th in 2018.  The 23-year-old New […]

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The first round of the 2020 Speed51 Short Track Draft took place Thursday night, with the first-ever Short Track Draft Selection Show.  The Short Track Draft shines a spotlight on some of the top prospects in the short track racing world each year, and this year's crop shows plenty of promise.   The honor of […]

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As we countdown the days until the live 2020 Short Track Draft selection show on Speed51, we continue to analyze some of the top short track racing prospects in North America. Today, we focus in on the Northeastern part of the United States to analyze the top prospects hailing from the following states: Connecticut, Maine, […]

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It was the story that grabbed the headlines during Florida Speedweeks, a last-minute deal nearly becoming an upset for the ages, as Derek Griffith’s debut with Chad Bryant Racing on the ARCA Menards Series East produced both a pole and a strong runner-up finish to defending champion Sam Mayer. Since that time, the question has […]

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In today's racing world, becoming a star takes more than just on-track performance. Just like the high component braking systems and components offered by StopTech, it takes the full package. Part of that package involves a driver's presence, creativity and ability to interact with fans on social media.   With that in mind, Speed51.com has […]

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As Florida Speedweeks comes to a close, there is a lot to talk about on both the asphalt and dirt sides of the short track racing world.  “The Bullring” short track racing talk show will return with a special Tuesday evening edition, streaming live on Speed51 and on Facebook starting at 6:00 p.m. ET from the […]

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Derek Griffith has been well-known in Super Late Model circles, particularly in the Northeast, for several years now.  With an incredible run during the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing this year, though, he has accomplished greater acclaim.   The New Hampshire driver capped off the nine nights of racing at New Smyrna Speedway […]

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