On Friday, Hailie Deegan will be competing with the ARCA Menards Series at Pocono Raceway (PA). Before she went to the massive 2.5-mile speedway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, Deegan made her first appearance in a Micro Sprint at a much smaller track, North Carolina’s Millbridge Speedway.   Deegan’s first experience in the lightweight 600cc machines was […]

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In a relatively short amount of time, Hailie Deegan has already made a major impact in stock car racing.  The three-time ARCA Menards Series West winner was named the second overall pick in the 2020 Short Track Draft Thursday, continuing her ascent up the racing ladder.   Deegan was named the number-two pick based on […]

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The first round of the 2020 Speed51 Short Track Draft took place Thursday night, with the first-ever Short Track Draft Selection Show.  The Short Track Draft shines a spotlight on some of the top prospects in the short track racing world each year, and this year's crop shows plenty of promise.   The honor of […]

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Each year, Speed51 hosts the Short Track Draft, evaluating the top short track racing prospects in North America and determining who is the number-one pick each spring.  More than 100 industry experts will submit their ballots in the coming days, sharing the young racers they would choose to build a race team around.   Today, we’ll look […]

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Editor’s Note: The Speed51 Short Track Draft ranks the top prospects in short track rankings in the eyes of more than 100 industry experts who take part in the voting process. The following Top 10 ranking includes the opinions of Speed51 Correspondent Koty Geyer, and in no way reflects potential voting results or the ultimate […]

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As we continue our countdown to the 2020 Speed51 Short Track Draft, we take a look at the Top 10 prospects that hail from the Western United States.  This group of racers covers a wide spectrum of motorsports, from dirt to asphalt, open wheels to Late Models.   Keep in mind that not all racers are […]

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In today's racing world, becoming a star takes more than just on-track performance. Just like the high component braking systems and components offered by StopTech, it takes the full package. Part of that package involves a driver's presence, creativity and ability to interact with fans on social media.   With that in mind, Speed51.com has […]

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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.   For the first time, Speed51 […]

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