isconsin race fans are a wise breed. They seem to know talent the moment they see it. And they appreciate seeing young racers who are on the rise.   So after Alabama youngster Grant Thompson held in with some of the best racers in the country during his TUNDRA Super Late Model Series debut at […]

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KAUKAUNA, WI – Casey Johnson battled two foes late in Saturday’s TUNDRA Super Late Model Series Great Lakes Testing Round One at Wisconsin International Raceway. One was familiar, the other is one he’s getting to know very well.   Johnson chased down driver and protege Grant Thompson to take the lead after the halfway point […]

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hile Casey Johnson drove through the field to open his TUNDRA Super Late Model Series title defense with a win at Wisconsin International Raceway, perhaps the biggest story coming out of Kaukauna was Grant Thompson’s strong performance in his Super Late Model debut.   The 15-year-old started on the pole after the invert and quickly […]

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One year after winning the Pro Truck track championship at Five Flags Speedway, Grant Thompson is making the jump to Super Late Models in 2021.  However, as of now it won’t be on the Gulf Coast.   The Mobile, Alabama racer has joined Apex Motorsports to run the full TUNDRA Super Late Model Series season […]

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The 2019 season provided an education for then 13-year-old Grant Thompson in the Pro Truck division at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida.  Thompson got out-dueled and finished third in the Snowball Derby 50-lap truck event one year ago. Then, he lost all his efforts in the tech line and his finish was wiped out […]

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The Show Me the Money Pro Late Model Series is coming down to the wire as we enter the fall months of an irregular racing season.  Montgomery Motor Speedway is gearing up for the next chapter of the season, this Saturday’s Fall Brawl 100-lapper.   WATCH THE SHOW ME THE MONEY SERIES ON SPEED51.TV   […]

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With drivers such as Carl Edwards celebrating wins with a backflip, and Kyle Busch celebrating with a bow, we at Speed51 may have found Grant Thompson’s calling card for when he wins races.  He was caught on camera doing the floss at the Blizzard Series doubleheader at Five Flags Speedway back in June, just before […]

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Some racing fans grew up around the sport, and can hardly remember a time when they weren’t watching races on TV or attending them in-person.  Others may have come to the sport later in life, introduced thanks to a friend or just sheer curiosity.   No matter the case, racers and race fans can point […]

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