Wildfires burning across the state of California have forced West Coast driver Jeremy Doss to evacuate his Upper Lake home and race shop.   The “Ranch” fire, one of the 17 active wildfires causing statewide evacuations, has reached over 35 thousand acres and is now burning dangerously close to Doss’ hometown.   “It’s honestly nothing […]

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Jeremy Doss celebrated his dominating performance in the 28th Annual Coors Light Montana 200 against a backdrop of silhouetted Rocky Mountains.   Doss led nearly every lap of the 200-lap event Saturday night at Montana Raceway Park after starting third, taking over the first position early and lapping all but three cars by the time […]

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Another big weekend of racing in the summer saw some big wins by drivers all across the country and a little bit of controversy too. Did you miss any of it? That’s okay because we’ll get you caught up right now with our Top 10 Stories from the weekend.   1. Roderick DQ’ed, Okzresik Inherits […]

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Derek Thorn returned to the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series Saturday night at Irwindale Speedway and returned to form, dominating the caution-free affair at the half-mile speed plant.  Thorn scored his series record 34th career victory in the “SPEARS Southwest Tour 100 presented by Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse San Dimas” in front of 400 guests of […]

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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the Speed51.com JRi Short Track Power Poll ranks drivers from all across the land on their strength to this point in the season.    A panel of industry experts from all four corners of the country and Canada have voted on their choices for the second JRi Shocks Short Track Power […]

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Preston Peltier brought a car to the 7th Annual Summer Showdown that was completely different from the one he won with the year before.  After tuning on it throughout Thursday’s open practice session at Evergreen Speedway (WA), the Brighton, Colorado resident commented that his Super Late Model was “pretty dang good.”   Those adjustments parlayed […]

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On Thursday, it was Tayler Riddle showing the way, but older brother Owen Riddle picked up the pace and turned in a near flawless day of competition at the 7th Annual Summer Showdown on Friday.   The Naches, Washington driver concluded final practice atop the board, but admitted in passing while in line for pre-qualifying […]

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Picking the winners of big short track races throughout the country is a tradition that our staff at Speed51.com has enjoyed for many years. With a major Super Late Model race taking place this weekend in the state of Washington, we decided to challenge our staff once again.   This week we asked members of our […]

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The Summer Showdown at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington is a race that truly lives up to its name.  With $25,000 on the line, drivers from throughout the West Coast will face off Saturday night in a showdown for a big check and a trophy.   While the stars of Washington State usually prove to […]

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