California, Vermont, Wisconsin, and North Carolina were only a few of the states across the country represented throughout the last few days at Five Flags Speedway .  Snowball Derby and Snowflake 100 teams were making the most of every final opportunity to shake down their Late Models prior to the week’s first on track activity […]

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Bakersfield, CA – For the second time in three seasons, Derek Thorn was crowned the champion of the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series.  In route to his second series title, Thorn, from Lakeport, California drove his Campbell Motorsports #43 to victory lane on four occasions, and finished runner-up three times in 2014.   Thorn collected wins […]

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LAS VEGAS – Jeremy Doss won the 125-lap SPEARS Southwest Tour season finale and Jim Mardis captured the 75-lap Lucas Oil Modified Series feature race as The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway closed the 2014 season on Saturday night with the West Coast Short-Track Championships.   Doss, from Upper Lake, Calif., dominated the Southwest […]

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Bakersfield, CA – The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series will close out its fourteenth season this Saturday night at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Heading into Saturday’s finale, Derek Thorn of Lakeport, CA carries a 92-point lead in the championship standings over Jeremy Doss of Upper Lake. If Thorn can finish twenty-fifth or better, […]

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Curley, Mayberry Put Differences Aside for the Good of Racing: http://speed51.com/curley-mayberry-put-differences-aside-for-betterment-of-racing/   Pro Cup Makes Transition to LMSC, SLM Tours in 2015: http://speed51.com/pro-cup-makes-transition-to-lmsc-and-slm-tours-for-2015/   LFR Chassis Adds Prominent Late Model and Modified Talent: http://speed51.com/lfr-chassis-adds-prominent-late-model-and-modified-talent/   Stefanik Not Retiring, Not Pursuing Ride in 2015: http://speed51.com/stefanik-not-retiring-not-pursuing-ride-for-2015-season/   LaJoie Seeking First Snowball Derby Win in First Attempt: http://speed51.com/lajoie-seeking-first-snowball-derby-win-in-first-attempt/ […]

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Bakersfield, CA – As the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series approaches the final race of its 2014 season, Derek Thorn is in position to win his second series championship in three years. Thorn won his first SPEARS Southwest Tour Series championship in 2012. In 2013, he missed a couple of races in pursuit of winning the […]

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Bakersfield, CA – With just two races remaining in the 2014 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series championship season, the title looks to be down to two drivers entering the upcoming November 1st race at Kern County Raceway Park.   For most of the 2014 season, Upper Lake’s Jeremy Doss lead the championship standings, before Bakersfield’s Derek […]

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Bakersfield, CA – After two of the three races that make up the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series 2014 Pat Pettit Memorial Triple Crown, Derek Thorn leads the standings heading into the final race of the Triple Crown at Kern County Raceway Park on November 1st.   Thorn leads the Pat Pettit Memorial Triple Crown point’s […]

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Bakersfield, CA – In what might be considered the best race in the series history, Goleta, California’s Greg Voigt drove his NTS Motorsports Chevrolet to victory in the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series “51 FIFTY Energy Drink 100 presented by AmeriPride” at Irwindale Speedway. Voigt, a former track champion at the Irwindale ½ mile, had to […]

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Bakersfield, CA –Derek Thorn won his 19th career SPEARS Southwest Tour Series event Saturday by holding off Ross Strmiska and Bobby Hodges to win the “51 Fifty Energy Drink 125 presented by AmeriPride Services” at Madera Speedway. “I can’t thank the Campbell Family enough for allowing me to drive their car, there are a lot […]

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