As the sun began to set at Irwindale Speedway (CA) 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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The Spears SRL Southwest Tour Series kicks off its season Saturday, February 1 with the All Star Showdown at Irwindale Speedway (CA).  Practice for that event took place Friday, with Derek Thorn topping the charts in an eventful day at the track.   Thorn turned the fastest lap of the day in the final practice […]

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As a new short track racing season begins, there will be many different storylines to keep an eye on throughout the new year.  Many of those storylines involve impressive statistical achievements and records that could potentially be broken in 2020.  We get you ready for the upcoming year by giving you 10 short track records, […]

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During the past decade, thousands of short track racers have entertained fans at race tracks throughout North America.  While each and every grassroots racer deserves a pat on the back for what they do, there are a handful of racers who established themselves as the best of the decade.   In recent weeks, the Speed51 […]

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In today's racing world, becoming a star takes more than just on-track performance. Just like the high component braking systems and components offered by StopTech, it takes the full package. Part of that package involves creativity and ability to interact with fans on social media.   With that in mind, Speed51.com has teamed up with […]

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