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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Revised: Despite numerous sources telling Speed51.com that a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event was confirmed for Langley Speedway in 2017, Speed51.com has learned that no event is currently scheduled at Langley Speedway.   “Unfortunately, at this time a sanctioning agreement does not exist that is signed by NASCAR and a representative of Victory Lane Motorsports […]

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Modifieds and Super Late Models have arrived at Concord Speedway (NC) for this weekend’s 14th Annual North South Shootout.  To prepare for the annual event, Speed51.com’s resident “Stat Boy” Elgin Traylor takes a look at the race “by the numbers.”   00: Jeff Fultz will pilot the double zero Modified this weekend as he seeks […]

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The Southern Modified Racing Series will enter its second year as a Tour-Type Modified touring series in 2017, and it will do so with loads of potential.  With the recent news of NASCAR merging its two Modified tours, abolishing what was known as the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, SMRS is now in a position […]

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Four-time NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour champion George Brunnhoelzl III has been cleared by his doctor to compete in Wednesday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway (TN).   After being involved in a crash during the tour’s last event at Bowman Gray Stadium (NC), “GB3” was uncertain on when he’d be able to race again.   […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2016 NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour season gets back underway Friday at Caraway Speedway with the Davis Roofing 150. This will be the third of four scheduled visits to the track for the tour this year. Below is a statistical look at the performance of selected drivers at Caraway: Davis […]

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Rockford Speedway recently held a match race at their tight, quarter-mile race track located in Loves Park, Illinois.  The best-of-three match, which consisted of three three-lap races between Super Late Model touring star Ty Majeski and local favorite “Driver X” Jon Reynolds, Jr., thrilled the crowd.   That race garnered attention throughout the country and […]

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