The entry list for the 5th Annual SRL Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park (CA) continues to grow as the field gets set to compete in just over two weeks. With 42 Super Late Model drivers set to head to Bakersfield, the race is shaping up to be a preverbial who’s who of the […]

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The path of Derek Kraus’ racing career has led to a primarily NASCAR heavy schedule for 2018, most notably in the K&N Pro Series West, where the 17-year-old Wisconsin driver accumulated four victories for Bill McAnally Racing in the NAPA No. 16.   In between his Stock Car appearances, Kraus and his No. 9K Super […]

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Mother Nature tried to dampen the fun this weekend, but the short track racing world persevered and had a big weekend of racing. Check out the top 10 stories from this past weekend right now.   1. Worst to First: Hoffman's Unique Strategy Pays Off at Seekonk Matt Hirschman drove from worst to first on […]

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The 2018 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season came to an end at Kern County Raceway Park (CA) Saturday night during day one of the October Classic. It was a tale of the two Derek’s in the series finale. Young Derek Kraus scored his third straight series victory at Kern County, while Derek Thorn just […]

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Full Throttle Fall Weekend got off to a vigorous start on Friday with the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, NASCAR Pinty’s Series, and NASCAR K&N Pro Series East all completing their practice and qualifying ahead of Saturday’s racing only program.   The pressure is on, especially for the Modified drivers as they get ready for the […]

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The latest addition to the Speed51 Super Select lineup has won races across the short track racing landscape throughout his young career.  With wins at the Super Late Model level, as well as the NASCAR K&N Pro Series level, 17-year-old Derek Kraus has accepted his invitation to compete in the $10,000 "Winner-Take-All" race this Saturday […]

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Photo finishes, big money races, and even some controversy. You name it and it happened during what was a wild weekend of short track racing around the country. If you missed any of it, just keep reading and we'll get you caught up.   1. Georgia Ace Claims Oxford 250 Prize in First Attempt For […]

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MADISON, Ill. -- Derek Kraus scored the biggest victory of his young career with a win over his Bill McAnally Racing teammate, Cole Rouse, as the NASCAR K&N Pro Series made its inaugural visit to Gateway Motorsports Park on Friday for an East-West combination race.   It marked the third win of the year and […]

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MONROE, Wash. — Sometimes, it’s better to be lucky than good.   Derek Thorn was both those things on Saturday night in the NAPA Auto Parts 175 presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame at Evergreen Speedway, as he earned his second NASCAR K&N Pro Series West victory of the season and […]

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Picking the winners of big short track races throughout the country is a tradition that our staff at Speed51.com has enjoyed for many years. With one of the Midwest's biggest Super Late Model races being held Tuesday night, we decided to challenge our staff once again.   This week we asked members of our Speed51.com team, […]

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