The All American 400 at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville has a storied history dating back to its inaugural running in 1981.  Many of the greats in short track racing history have competed in the crown jewel event.  Speed51's resident "stat boy," Elgin Traylor, has ranked those greats based on their performance in the All American […]

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WAUSAU, WI - Thursday, July 18th will be a special night at State Park Speedway as we host Fr. Dale Grubba's finial book on Dick Trickle and Tom Reffner . Drivers old and new will be on hand as well as some memorable cars to celebrate Fr. Grubba's newest book 76. "Fr. […]

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One of the most popular divisions at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing each year is the Super Late Model division.  In this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com, we take a look at the history of the division during Florida Speedweeks.   0: Travis Braden has never made a start at […]

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This weekend a rare blue moon will take place in the asphalt Late Model world with huge money on the line for Pro Late Models at Jukasa Motor Speedway.  The 200-lap event will pay $50,000 to the winner, which translates to nearly $39,000 in U.S. dollars.   Sunday’s Canadian Short Track Nationals will be […]

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Defending Wayne Carter Classic winner Ricky Baker is returning to Grundy County Speedway this weekend to defend his title and turf.   The Illinois native won the prestigious 100-lap ARCA Midwest Tour sanctioned event last year at the 1/3-mile oval he calls home.   Baker will have a chance to become the first driver […]

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One of the most anticipated events of the short track racing season will get underway this week at New Smyrna Speedway.  The 52nd Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing begins Friday to kick off nine straight days of racing at the Florida half-mile oval.   To get you ready for the race, our […]

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“50 for 50” is a new series on Speed51.com that will tell the 50 best stories to have ever come out of the Snowball Derby. The stories will focus on the legendary tales of the event as we prepare for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby on December 3.    If you want an interesting tale […]

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When you start to think about what 100 wins means to a driver everything begins really adds up.  Years of racing, nights of coming up short, close calls, wrecks, fast cars, not-so-fast cars, good luck and bad luck.  It takes a lot to make it to the century mark.   Bubba Pollard, a modern day short […]

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The 51st Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing will be held over the next two weeks at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Our resident "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor takes a look at this year's version of the historic event "by the numbers."   Super Late Models 4: Dick Trickle won […]

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