The 2018 Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes ballot was completed by 61 short track insiders, including media members, team and driver development professionals, track and series promoters and officials, product and industry representatives, NASCAR National Series drivers, crew members, short track racing veterans and more.  The voters could select as few as 10 and as […]

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Each year as the NFL Draft approaches, aspiring professional football players see their draft stock rise, fall or hold steady.  Similarly, short track racers see their stock rise and fall ahead of the Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes.   Our short track racing experts have taken a look at some of the drivers in […]

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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the Speed51.com JRi Short Track Power Poll ranks drivers from all across the land on their strength to this point in the season.    A panel of industry experts from all four corners of the country and Canada have voted on their choices for the first JRi Shocks Short Track Power […]

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Fans packed the seats at Kern County Raceway (CA) Thursday night to witness a 22-car field in the 2018 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West opener. In the end, it was Derek Kraus taking home the checkered flag but his battles with NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick and teammate Cole Rouse gave the […]

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Being a rookie driver is a tough job. You don't have any experience in this division, the veteran drivers don't know you and as a result, they don't trust you yet either. You're trying to show what you can do without ruffling any feathers. You have to get the job done, but you're still learning. […]

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Picking the winners of big short track races throughout the country is a tradition that our staff at Speed51.com enjoys.  With one of the richest Super Late Model races in the country taking place this weekend, our staff has been challenged once again.   This week we asked members of our Speed51.com team, "Who are […]

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The 4th Annual SRL Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway (CA) is just days away. Over the weekend, the entry list for the $30,000-to-win Super Late Model race surged over the half-century mark.   As of Monday morning, 52 drivers are currently entered, with a strong core of West Coast drivers looking to defend their […]

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