MIDDLETOWN, NY – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ‘Hard Clay Open’ at Orange County Fair Speedway has been postponed.   The event, serving as the opener for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Modified Halmar International North Region, was scheduled for Sunday, April 19 at the five-eighths-mile oval. […]

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LaFARGEVILLE, NY – With New York State Governor Cuomo’s extension of the “pause” in New York State, which bans non-essential gatherings of any size, Tyler Bartlett, the owner and promoter of the Can-Am Speedway, and Super DIRTcar Series director Dean Reynolds have agreed to postpone the Super DIRTcar Series opening event on Saturday, April 11. […]

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PORT ROYAL, PA – In accordance with recommendations from national and regional leaders with regards to COVID-19, Port Royal Speedway and the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco have announced the postponement of the ‘Speed Showcase’ this Sunday, March 22 at the Juniata County facility.   Port Royal will take […]

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March 13, 2020 - After Airborne Speedway announced they will no longer have modifieds on the schedule full-time this season, it left Mike Mahaney and car owners George and Julie Huttig, without a Saturday night home track.   “We didn’t know where we were going to race on Saturday nights so we’ve just been working […]

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Paige, TX -- Rodney Sanders raced to his 99th career victory Sunday as the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's invaded the Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige, Texas.   After being lapped by the winner and struggling to a tenth-place finish one night earlier, the 30-year-old from Happy, Texas, rediscovered his groove and fended […]

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Officials from the United States Modified Touring Series are proud to announce that Penske Racing Shocks has joined America’s premier dirt modified show as a contingency sponsor for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s in 2020.   In addition to padding the points fund for USMTS competitors, Penske Racing Shocks will award a […]

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BARBERVILLE, FL – Lightning Larry Wight, from Phoenix, NY, joined elite company in the record books by winning his third DIRTcar Nationals presented by Bozard Ford Feature win in a row. Only Brett Hearn and Kenny Brightbill have won three or more consecutive races at Volusia Speedway Park in Super DIRTcar Series competition.   Wight’s […]

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BARBERVILLE, FL — The “High Side Tickler” Kyle Strickler powered his UMP Modified into the lead on the second night of the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Bozard Ford on Wednesday at Volusia Speedway Park, survived several restarts and cut off defending event champion Nick Hoffman in the final corner for a hard-earned victory.   “The […]

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Jamaica, VA – With the speedway’s special events having already been released several weeks ago, Virginia Motor Speedway officials have now released the rest of the 2020 schedule. It will mark the 51st season of action at the ½ mile speed plant in Jamaica, VA.   The schedule includes eleven nights of weekly racing […]

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Speed51’s coverage of all things short track racing expanded in 2019, including the eye on the thunder warriors of Modified racing, both north and south. Tour-types, narrow-wheeled, or even Supers, there was plenty to see in the past year, and we have much of it on the Speed51 Network. To celebrate, we have the Top […]

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