Racing is a passion that is often handed down from generation to generation.  Often, a son or daughter will learn the tricks of the trade from his/her father before establishing their own career in the sport. On this Father’s Day, we caught up with a handful of short track racers to find out their favorite […]

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Racing is a sport known for being family oriented and the opportunities for unforgettable memories to be created are endless. For some, being a part of a racing family is something they were born into. For others, they found and fell in love with the sport later in life.   All of our Speed51.com team […]

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 Whether one was behind the wheel of a race car, or both are atop a pit box at an ARCA Racing Series event, Bill and Billy Venturini are always working together.  The father-son duo has turned their race team into the gold standard in ARCA competition, although the elder Venturini never expected to experience the […]

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They say racing is in your blood.  For the Coughlin family that couldn’t be more true.  A line of drag racing winners in the NHRA, led by the family patriarch, Jeg Sr., made them famous.  Now the father-and-son team of John and Cody Coughlin are taking a new path to continue the success in racing […]

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Scott Thomas Returns to Victory Lane on Fathers Day Specatacular June 14 was a full day activities at the New Berlin Raceway and Entertainment Complex!  Well before race cars arrived, Berlin was host the Lori's Voice Walkathon. Mrs. Michigan-America, Rebecca Jo Ransom was on hand for the walkathon, and later joined us back at the […]

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Stock car racing was born on father-child relationships.  Whether it's dads bringing their kids into the grandstands of the local bullring to get the racing itch, a dad helping strap their son or daughter into their first go kart or a dad fixing the bent panels of a car to get their child back on track, […]

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STATESVILLE, N.C. - For David Ragan and David Gilliland, there was never much doubt when answering the childhood question, "What do you want to be when you grow up?"  Both sons of racecar drivers, each grew up at the racetrack and didn't know life without racing. As other dads were teaching their kids to ride […]

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