In just four previous runnings, the SRL Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park has become one of the most regarded Super Late Model events of the year in the eyes of many top drivers. This is especially true for many locals in Southern California, including 2017 race winner Derek Thorn.   Thorn, along […]

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In just its third episode “The Morning Bullring” has become one of the centers of conversation in the short track world, especially after this weekend following the news that the Snowball Derby would go to controlled cautions this coming December for the 52nd running of the prestigious race.   Co-hosts Bob Dillner and Casey Lajoie […]

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Click the Button Below to Watch the Show [button link="https://speed51.com/player-the-morning-bullring/" size="xl" color="green" shape="round"]Click Here to Watch On-Demand[/button]   The Morning Bullring, a two-hour morning talk show devoted to short track racing, returned Monday morning at 7:30 a.m. ET live from Studio 51 in Concord, North Carolina.   Monday morning's show presented by the Online Racing School Seminar […]

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With 2018 just a couple days away from being over, our resident numbers expert, "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor decided to take a deeper look at the year that just was in another edition of "By the Numbers."   2: The last two Florida Governor’s Cup 200 winners, Jeff Choquette and Ty Majeski, have done it […]

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Looking through the box score from the 51st Annual Snowball Derby, we can’t help but think about which drivers may have something to prove at next year's Snowball Derby.  Many of the same names that chased the Tom Dawson Trophy this year will take another run at the coveted trophy in 2019, hoping to place […]

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The 51st Annual Snowball Derby was chalk full of storylines.  While many of those stories have already made headlines on the World Wide Web, there are plenty more stories to be told.  Today, we take a look at some of those stories in our annual Snowball Derby Leftovers.   Roderick Rebounds for Top-Five Finish Casey […]

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Pro Late Models hit the pavement at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida for three practice sessions on Thursday morning and afternoon. When the final checkered flag fell, the driver with the longest trip to the Panhandle was sitting atop the overall leaderboard.   California’s Derek Thorn led the way on Thursday with a fast […]

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After missing last year’s 50th Annual Snowball Derby, west coast racing star Derek Thorn will double down in his return to Five Flags Speedway for the 51st Annual Snowball Derby this weekend.   The Lakeport, California driver has been dominant in his racing on the west coast this season, most notably capturing the 2018 NASCAR […]

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When you talk about Super Late Model racing at Kern County Raceway, the name Derek Thorn is usually involved in the conversation.  It was no different on Sunday during the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour race, as the Bakersfield, California driver took control of the race in the second half to win the Bullwark FR October […]

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Mother Nature tried to dampen the fun this weekend, but the short track racing world persevered and had a big weekend of racing. Check out the top 10 stories from this past weekend right now.   1. Worst to First: Hoffman's Unique Strategy Pays Off at Seekonk Matt Hirschman drove from worst to first on […]

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