Daniel Keene, Jr. didn’t have the fastest Pro Late Model at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) on Friday night, but he capitalized when it mattered most.  Keene, who started on the pole, faded back before using a lap 25 restart to power by early leader Derek Thorn.  From there, the Weeki Wachee, Florida driver cruised to […]

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Derek Thorn has never experienced anything like the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing before.  The Lakeport, California native and former NASCAR K&N Pro Series West champion arrived in Florida earlier this week in preparation for a busy stretch that begins on Friday, February 12 and includes 14 races in nine days.   Thorn, […]

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While the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing celebrates its 50th year this week, the Pro Late Model division will celebrate an achievement of its own.  When the first green flag drives for the first time on Friday, February 12 it will be begin the 10th year of Pro Late Model competition at New […]

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BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA – 2012 & 2014 SRL and 2013 K&N West champion Derek Thorn has announced his 2016 racing schedule, competing for both Byron Campbell Motorsports and Jeff Jett in a coast-to-coast campaign. Highlighting Thorn's 2016 efforts will be the new partnership between Campbell and Carlos Vieira Racing. Campbell & Vieira will merge their racing […]

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Racers from all over the United States and Canada will make their way to sunny New Smyrna Beach, Florida in less than one month for the 50th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.  But before racers make their way to the Sunshine State, they first send in their entry forms.  On Tuesday afternoon, […]

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With the 2016 racing season continuing to heat up, we at Speed51.com powered by JEGS will be taking a look at a variety of short track racing realms in order to highlight the "things to watch for" during the 2016 season.  Today, we take a look at the 2016 Super Late Model season and our […]

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The first round of entries for the 2016 Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park (CA) have been released by event organizers. 21 entries have already been submitted for the $30,000-to-win race  on February 26-28.   California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Nevada and Washington are among the states already represented on the entry list.  Defending winner […]

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