Donny Schatz celebrated his 295th career World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series win Friday night during the season opening race at the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Bozard Ford like it was his first.   The smile that never left the 10-time Series champion’s face said more than the words he gave in […]

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History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep.  At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new "Throwback Thursday" segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past.  With the attention of the racing world on the state of Florida, this […]

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As a new short track racing season begins, there will be many different storylines to keep an eye on throughout the new year.  Many of those storylines involve impressive statistical achievements and records that could potentially be broken in 2020.  We get you ready for the upcoming year by giving you 10 short track records, […]

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During the past decade, thousands of short track racers have entertained fans at race tracks throughout North America.  While each and every grassroots racer deserves a pat on the back for what they do, there are a handful of racers who established themselves as the best of the decade.   In recent weeks, the Speed51 […]

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Concord, NC -- Donny Schatz experienced several highs and lows on and off the track in 2019. Some changed his view on life, but none have changed who he is or his desire to win. After a stretch of winning five championships in-a-row – and collecting at least 20 wins each year – the 10-time […]

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History was made tonight with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Sprint Car Series seeing the closest championship battle ever between Brad Sweet and Donny Schatz.  Sweet edged out Schatz by four points for the championship, earning his first title in his Outlaws career.   Sweet and Schatz finished second and third in the 30-lap […]

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David Gravel was the man to beat tonight after a full night of racing at The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the Can-Am World Finals. He scored the victory after holding off championship contender, Donny Schatz and hot-shoe Logan Schuchart in the closing laps. That marks his 50th World of Outlaws Sprint Car win. Gravel […]

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CONCORD, NC -- Two rounds of Qualifying for the Can-Am World Finals Thursday night have set the stage for an epic World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series championship battle at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. This weekend will determine the 2019 champion – Brad Sweet currently leads reigning champion Donny Schatz by […]

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Concord, NC -- The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will make history at the Nov. 7-9 Can-Am World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. For the first time since 2013 the championship won’t be decided until the checkered flag flies for the final time this season. Brad Sweet, of Grass […]

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Port Royal, PA -- Donny Schatz has spoken modestly about this year’s dramatic points battle with Brad Sweet. However, his on-track performance shouts anecdotes about it every race night. Friday night at Port Royal Speedway it shouted load enough to capture everyone’s attention. Schatz won his 11th World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car […]

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