The APC United Late Model Series announced Wednesday they have approved the new Five Star Bodies Gen-6 Late Model body for the 2020 season, joining the list of series utilizing the body in competition.   “After a historic season of racing that saw six winners in 10 events and an average car count in unheard […]

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A tradition in the game of hockey awards "Three Stars of the Game" following the conclusion of each contest.  Beginning this month, we're bringing a similar concept into the world of short track racing.  Each month, Speed51.com will recognize the "Five Stars of Short Track Racing" presented by Five Star Race Car Bodies.   Here […]

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NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock teams will reportedly be allowed to utilize the new “Gen 6” Five Star Race Cars body starting in 2020, with an official announcement expected following the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway this weekend.   As always, a change in procedure presents divided opinions.  Late Model […]

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Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a multi-part series on Speed51.com that will share the thoughts of Late Model drivers across the country in regards to the new Five Star Gen6 Late Model body.   During the last month, Speed51 has reached out to drivers from the Midwest, Northeast, Southeast and West Coast […]

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Editor’s Note: This is the first part of a multi-part series on Speed51.com that will share the thoughts of Late Model drivers across the country in regards to the new Five Star Gen6 Late Model body.   During the last month, Speed51 has reached out to drivers from the Midwest, Northeast, Southeast and West Coast […]

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Twin Lakes, WI – Tech officials from across the country came together this past Saturday at Five Star’s Twin Lakes location for the second Body Tech Summit. The summit opened many doors of conversation about teching, rules, and cooperation amongst tracks and series.   “It was a great accomplishment for Five Star to put this […]

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Twin Lakes, WI – Continuing on its path of providing new and innovative body options for short track racing, Five Star introduced its new Short Track Truck Body at the PRI Show. The body is now available for pre-order in a Chevy Silverado and Ford F-150 design, and will begin shipping March 1.   “We […]

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Overcoming adversity became a theme during the three-day Chilly Willy 150 weekend in the desert of Tucson, Arizona.  Making the trip from Wyoming, Michael Scott overcame some adversity of his own and piloted a new Five Star Gen 6 body to a $10,000 victory at Tucson Speedway.   Despite starting on the pole and leading […]

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Twin Lakes, WI – Five Star Race Car Bodies will host a Body Tech Summit on Saturday, March 9 at its facility in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. The event aims to help manage the consistency of pavement Late Model body inspecting around the country.   The 2019 Body Tech Summit will feature inspection techniques for the […]

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The new Super Late Model body designed by Five Star Race Car Bodies will not be approved for the Champion Racing Association , which will abide by the current standards of the ABC Committee in 2019.  Appearing on Speed51’s “The Morning Bullring” talk show Monday morning, CRA Series Director Glenn Luckett indicated that the […]

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