CONCORD, N.C. - While Volusia Speedway Park announced today that they have suspended weekly racing, DIRTcar Nationals will continue as planned at the 1/2-mile Florida dirt oval February 14-25, 2017. "We hate to see this happen to Dirt Life Racing and all the Volusia regulars," said DIRTcar CEO Brian Carter, "but we assure you DIRTcar […]

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Matt Sheppard always had a pretty good idea of what it took to run a race team, but the 33-year-old Dirt Modified racer had never done it himself.  When his racing career hit a crossroads this past offseason, Sheppard made the decision to build his own race team from the ground up.  During the early […]

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DIRTcar Northeast officials issued penalties on Thursday to Billy Pauch and Tyler Siri after both were found to be in violation of DIRTcar rules during DIRTcar Nationals in February.   Both drivers were penalized for being in violation of rule 11.1J which prohibits chemically altering tires. The drivers were also fined under rule 11.1A which […]

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. -- The 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla. kicks off 'Florida in February' one week later in 2017 as the event shifts to Feb. 14 to 25, 2017.   "It is important to the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar that we continue to align this event with all […]

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3Wide, a three-person roundtable discussion debating the hottest topics in short track racing, makes its debut on Speed51.com powered by JEGS this week.  Speed51.com's Matt Kentfield, Brandon Paul and Rob Blount sit down at the virtual roundtable to debate the biggest topics coming out of Florida Speedweeks.  Keep in mind, the opinions stated are solely […]

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Florida Speedweeks has come and gone, but not without many memorable moments caught on the Speed51 Network’s cameras.  Over the course of the two-week racing extravaganza on both dirt and pavement, there were plenty of controversies, hot tempers, wild crashes and elated winners.  Let’s take a look back on the Top 10 moments  from the […]

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The 2016 version of Florida Speedweeks surely was eventful.  From the eight nights of racing at New Smyrna Speedway to the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park (FL), there wasn't a dull moment on the short tracks.  To help you catch up on some of the bigger stories that took place in short track racing […]

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. – One night after being involved in a multi-car accident, Shane Clanton had to battle Josh Richards and a near photo finish with Scott Bloomquist to take the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win on Friday night during the finale of the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park.   Richards led […]

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Brett Hearn’s time at the 45th DIRTcar Nationals hadn’t gone as planned heading into Saturday night’s finale.  The Sussex, New Jersey native made up for a rough first three days by charging from the 21st starting spot and scoring the 50-lap Super DIRTcar Series victory at Volusia Speedway Park (FL).   “I have to think […]

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Josh Richards rallied from a 14th place starting position to outduel Jonathan Davenport in thrilling fashion, capturing the lead with less than five laps to go, then holding off a bonsaiing Davenport on the final lap to capture the victory on the second night of World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series […]

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