Southerners lover their Late Models, and recently a group of radical-looking machines have burst onto the scene.   Over the past two years, fans along the Gulf Coast have seen an explosion in Outlaw Late Model competition and participation. The cars are closely related to super stock divisions at other tracks, with the obvious difference […]

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Mr. Modified. The Trussville Charger. King of the Mods. Billy the Kid. Around the Deep South, Billy Melvin is known as a lot of things, but an accomplished dirt racer isn’t one of them.   However, Melvin used skills learned on the red clay ovals of Alabama years ago to adapt to his ill-handling car […]

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Alabama Mobile International Speedway – The 2015 season is complete and Wayne Niedecken Jr, was the track Pro Late Model champion as Casey Smith won the Super Late Model title.   Montgomery Motor Speedway – Saw Georgia rule in the Alabama 200 for the third year in a row as Chase Elliott captured the race […]

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Over the winter, Stan Narrison decided he wanted to do something different.  He wanted to find a way to give a different group of short track racers the spotlight in a region where Super Late Models always seem to take center stage.  Narrison, the general manager of Montgomery Motor Speedway (AL), came up with the […]

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Coming up short of a win multiple times, Donald Crocker of Citronelle (Alabama) has had a strong car so far this season—and Saturday night marked its peak. Starting in the third position, it did not take Crocker long to find the lead on Saturday night. On just the ninth lap, his No. 5 would pass […]

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12:58 What a wild night of racing here in South Alabama. For everyone here at the the track, we want to thank you, the fans for following along with us during tonight’s saga. Be sure to logon to Speed51.com for more from the world of short track racing and to check out our Facebook page at Facebook.com/speed51.    Edit   Delete […]

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