Each year, thousands of short track racing fans make their way to Speed51 for the latest short track racing news and information.  Like every news outlet, there are stories posted on Speed51.com that are read more and receive more interaction than others.  With a new year now upon us, we take a look back at […]

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Rising to the challenge is what separates a top-notch driver from the rest of the pack. Whether it’s dominating a race, going on a winning streak or sealing a win with a late-race pass, drivers slowly rise to the top of the field and make a name for themselves.   That’s why the FK Rod […]

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Fresh off a win during Friday night’s preliminary action, everything came up big for NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Larson Saturday night at the Gateway Dirt Nationals. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver doubled up with another win, taking home the big check, big money and big Gateway trophy.   To kick off the final night […]

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The Gateway Dirt Nationals allows Modified drivers to compete with drivers they normally don’t see throughout the season. That was the case with the main event on Saturday night, which saw Indiana driver Derek Losh steal a win from Florida Late Model standout Kyle Bronson in the last corner of the 30-lap main event.   […]

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An underdog story played out on a massive stage Saturday night at The Dome at America’s Center (MO), as Tyler Carpenter held off some of the toughest Dirt Late Model competition before winning the race in a photo finish with Brandon Sheppard for an emotional triumph.   The West Virginia racer won the $30,000 Super […]

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On the night before the big $10,000-to-win show for the Modified portion of the Gateway Dirt Nationals, Illinois ace Mike Harrison made a statement that he may be the favorite to watch on Saturday. Sweeping the top spot on in time trials, heat racing, and the 20-lap feature Friday under The Dome at America’s Center, […]

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Anytime NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Larson is on the entry list for a midget race, you know he will be tough to beat. That point was proven on the second night of preliminary action during the Gateway Dirt Nationals as Larson outdueled Michael Pickens and landed himself in victory lane at The Dome at […]

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Dirt Late Models took to the Dome at America’s Center for two flights of features on Friday night. Over 80 drivers took part in the second preliminary night for the Gateway Dirt Nationals, with six drivers clinching their spots into Saturday night’s finale and one driver stealing thes how.   The features were kicked off […]

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