The year was 1983, and a young Rusty Wallace was about to have a year that would put him on the map.   On this date in 1983, Wallace won at Mobile International Speedway with the All Pro Super Series.  Wallace beat out Freddie Fryar, Tom Jones, Butch Miller and Mike Eddy.  Gary Balough led […]

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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the Speed51.com Short Track Racing 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 round of power rankings […]

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It was a race that went according to plan for Derek Thorn on Saturday night at Irwindale Speedway . The Bakersfield, California driver used a strategy that allowed him to be his best when it mattered most, capturing $25,000 in cold, hard cash during return of the All-Star Showdown for the Spears SRL Southwest Tour […]

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As the sun began to set at Irwindale Speedway ahead of Saturday night’s All-Star Showdown 200, it was the four-time Spears SRL Southwest Tour Series champion Derek Thorn shining the brightest after qualifying. Thorn put his Campbell Motorsports No. 43 Super Late Model on the pole, just beating out recent Chilly Willy 150 winner […]

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