With the start of a new season means new names in new places, sometimes familiar names in new places, new sponsors, new teams, and in the case of the 2017 season, a new unified NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.   We wanted to make sure the fans of the ground-pounders know who is in what car […]

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Fourteen Tour-type Modifieds showed up to Myrtle Beach Speedway for the 50-lap feature in the Second Annual Icebreaker at the South Carolina track.   Doug Coby took the pole with a lap of 19.651 seconds, and ultimately, the victory, albeit at a much slower pace.   Coby passed Jason Myers late in the race, as […]

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Late Models and Modifieds hit the track at South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach Speedway for Practice Day at the Icebreaker.  The day was largely uneventful and saw the usual suspects at the top of the practice charts.   Three-time NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champion Lee Pulliam turned in the fastest time for the Late Model […]

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Voting for the 2016 Speed51 Awards is well underway, and while we’ve been receiving votes at a steady pace, we want to see more.  Race fans, this is your reminder to vote once per day for your favorite drivers, tracks, series, events, photos and finishes in the 2016 Speed51 Awards at www.speed51awards.com.   Drivers like […]

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The 2016 short track racing season featured many storylines.  There was dominance, close calls, feel-good moments and heartbreak.  We take a look back on the exciting season with our resident "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   Berry’s Batting Average: In 2015 Josh Berry won 75% of the CARS […]

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The NASCAR industry turned out in Charlotte, North Carolina for its annual Night of Champions banquet, which celebrates the champions in all six of NASCAR’s touring series in North America and Europe.   Anthony Kumpen , Cayden Lapcevich , Justin Haley , Todd Gilliland (NASCAR K&N […]

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Each era of Modified racing has had its legends. The 70s and 80s belonged to Jerry Cook and Richie Evans.  The 90s and 2000s belonged to Mike Stefanik and Tony Hirschman. And now the current era belongs to Doug Coby.   Coby continued to build on his Modified legacy on Sunday afternoon by winning his […]

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