Eldora Speedway officials have announced the 26th running of the Dirt Late Model Dream, one of the legendary half-mile dirt oval’s marquee events, has been rescheduled to early June 2021.   With restrictions on mass gatherings issued by federal and state authorities remaining in effect, the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic continues to have Eldora’s 67th season […]

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Carnesville, GA – The FASTRAK Racing Series has announced that points towards the FASTRAK VP Racing Fuels National Weekly Championship will be frozen until 75% of FASTRAK sanctioned tracks can resume racing. A few tracks have been able to resume operations, however with certain restrictions in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the interest of fairness […]

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Hazard, KY - Kyle Strickler embarked on a life-long “Dream” over the weekend as he took a Dirt Late Model into battle at Eldora Speedway. The first-year driver of the G-Style Transport No. 8 Wehrs Machine/ Longhorn Race Car Super Late Model enjoyed a great, debut weekend at the 25th running of the Dirt Late […]

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Brandon Sheppard fulfilled a lifelong dream for both he and the Rocket1 Racing team Saturday night, holding off Dale McDowell to win The Dream at Eldora Speedway (OH).   Sheppard inherited the lead with 29 laps to go when Earl Pearson, Jr. slowed with a right-front tire issue, bringing out a caution.  Sheppard distanced himself […]

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Preliminary races for the 25th running of the Dirt Late Model Dream continued under the lights at Eldora Speedway Friday night. More than 90 cars competed for their chance at $10,000 and a good qualifying spot for their heat races leading up to the big $125,000 show on Saturday night. Two-time Lucas Oil Late Model […]

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ROSSBURG, OH – June 6, 2019 – The 25th running of the Dirt Late Model Dream started out with everything the Dirt Late Model world was hoping for on a Thursday night – clear skies, warm weather and a record car-count not seen in 7 years. The only thing left on the list was some […]

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As I sat in the lobby of a Holiday Inn Express near Lansing, Michigan on Saturday morning, I received a text from my boss, Speed51.com owner Bob Dillner, that made me giddy.   The event I had originally planned on working at New Paris Speedway (IN) had already been canceled, so we were tossing ideas […]

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ROSSBURG, Ohio -- Just days after setting an all-time attendance record for the Dirt Late Model Dream, Eldora Speedway officials confirmed 10 of the marquee dates for its 2019 calendar of events.   The 25th running of the Dirt Late Model Dream will be contested Thursday-Friday-Saturday, June 6-7-8, 2019.   The 36th annual $50,000-to-win Kings […]

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Scott Bloomquist overcame a shoulder injury and charged from his 15th starting spot to earn an unprecedented eighth career Dirt Late Model Dream victory Saturday night at Eldora Speedway (OH).   Bloomquist's path to becoming the first driver to score back-to-back victories in the $100,000 race was not an easy one.   The driver from […]

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Announcers are more than just people who talk (or sometimes yell) into microphones.  At a short track racing event, they are just as much a part of the show as the racers.  They can be the difference between a good show and a great show.   The responsibility of an announcer is to keep his […]

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