As part of the SRL Spears Southwest Tour rulebook, the fastest in final practice draws a pill to determine an inversion to set the order in which cars qualify.  NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series star Kyle Busch was quickest and drew a one, which meant no inversion.   Busch was the first to make his […]

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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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One of the richest pavement Super Late Model races will be held this Saturday at Kern County Raceway in Bakersfield, CA.  The 4th Annual Winter Showdown, which pays $30,000 to the winner, will be a must-see race for short track fans.  We get you ready for the big race in this edition of "By the […]

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The SRL Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway (CA) has not only become one of the most sought after races to win in its short history, but it has also become the first outing of the season for many Super Late Model teams on the West Coast. This holds true for defending Showdown winner and […]

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Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about this weekend's 4th Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway (CA) in 51's Fast Facts below.    Dates: February 1-3   Track: Kern County Raceway (0.5-mile asphalt oval)   Location: 13500 Raceway Blvd Interstate 5 and Enos Lane, Bakersfield, CA 93311   Sanction: SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series   Purse: $147,000 […]

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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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Each year, thousands of short track racing fans make their way to Speed51.com for the latest short track racing news and information.  Like every news outlet, there are stories posted on Speed51.com that are read more and receive more interaction than others.  As we get ready for the ball to drop and the year 2018 […]

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