It was just a few days ago when Derek Kraus was celebrating his 15th birthday.  He put the icing on his birthday cake on Saturday night at Dells Raceway Park in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin by becoming the youngest winner in ARCA Midwest Tour history.   The young pilot dominated in his breakthrough win by leading […]

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It was another big weekend for Short Track Racing across these United States of America.  This weekend saw a photo finish, a record broken in Wisconsin and some big money being handed out in New Hampshire.   To get you caught up on the stories that took place this past weekend throughout the country, Speed51.com powered by […]

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Fourteen-year-old Derek Kraus made history Saturday night at State Park Speedway, becoming the youngest driver to win the Detjens Memorial.  The young driver held off charges from veteran drivers over the final 23 laps to take the checkered flag in the 36th annual Newsline Nine Detjens Memorial 125. “It feels really good to win this […]

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Just over a month ago 14 year-old Derek Kraus was the youngest driver in a Snowball Derby field that contained some of the biggest names in short track racing.  In just his first full year in a Super Late Model, the young driver cracked the top 30 in qualifying to guarantee himself a starting spot […]

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Race teams traveling from three different regions have extra incentive to travel to Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway on December 6 for the 48th Annual Snowball Derby.  Speed51.com recently announced that it would once again be putting up bounties of $551 for the highest finishing driver from the Midwest, Northeast and West Coast.   Thus […]

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Stratford, Wisconsin -- The 38th Annual Spring Classic Weekend at the fast 0.292 mile high-banked paved oval of Rockford speedway in Loves Park, Illinois is one of the most tradition laden season openers in the Midwest. A slew of divisions kick start their new seasons at the historic Northern Illinois oval. Some of the biggest […]

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