Voting for this year’s Speed51 Awards has come to an end.  Every category has been decided and a winner has been crowned.  Except in one category.  One category was a dead-heat at the top.  Race fans apparently like the famous Martinsville Hot Dog and the Eldora Speedway Pizza Burger equally.   But this is a […]

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The ball will drop in Times Square Saturday night signifying the end of the year 2016.  With that, a new year of short track racing will be upon us. But before we move on to 2017 we at Speed51.com powered by JEGS decided to take a look at the top 25 stories of the 2016 short track […]

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CONCORD, N.C. - Oct. 18, 2016 - U.S. District Judge Mae A. D'Agostino today issued a stipulation of dismissal in the case of plaintiffs Scott Bloomquist, Gregg Satterlee, Jimmy Owens, and Ricky Thornton vs World Racing Group and subsidiary DIRTcar Racing, Eldora Speedway, and its owner Tony Stewart regarding suspension following tire analysis after Eldora […]

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Rossburg, Ohio.........Eldora Speedway has provided the highest of highs and lowest of lows to Justin Grant over the last couple of seasons. Just a little over four months after his most recent visit to Eldora Speedway, Grant, a 2015 Eldora USAC Sprint Car winner, found himself without a full-time sprint car ride. Throughout the summer […]

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Rossburg, Ohio.........Rico Abreu arrived at Eldora Speedway Saturday evening via an airplane ride alongside Tony Stewart after competing in the afternoon's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in New Hampshire. As soon as the St. Helena, California driver hit the western Ohio half-mile for the first time on Saturday, it almost seemed as if Abreu […]

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ROSSBURG, Ohio - Sometimes, being in the right place at the right time can make all of the difference. For Ian Madsen, that statement proved to be worth $5,000. For the first time in his career, Ian Madsen is a main event winner at the world-famous Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio; scoring a victory against […]

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ROSSBURG, Ohio  – Funeral and visitation arrangements have been announced for driver Shane Unger. Obituary courtesy of Zechar Bailey Funeral Homes: Shane Arden Unger, age 35, of Rossburg, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 8:10 PM at Mercer Health in Coldwater, Ohio. He was born on October 10, 1980 in Greenville, Ohio, […]

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The Short Track Racing world world was busy this past weekend. This weekend saw some big races and some big names having some misfortune.   To get you caught up on the stories that took place this past weekend throughout the country, Speed51.com powered by JEGS presents you with a list of top 10 stories from the weekend. […]

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ROSSBURG, Ohio ­- September 10, 2016 - Bobby Pierce battled more than 100 dirt late models all weekend long to capture his first-ever World 100 title Saturday night at Eldora Speedway. The 46th running of the event featured drivers from 22 states, two Canadian provinces and two Australian cities. The Oakwood, Ill. native was the […]

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – Dirt Late Model racer Shane Unger died Saturday night at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater, Ohio, where he was transported following a multi-car crash at Eldora Speedway.   Unger, of Rossburg, Ohio, was 35 years old.   During a late restart in the second heat race at the World 100, Unger […]

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