In racing, the only lap a driver needs to lead is the last one.  Just to be on the safe side, Matt Craig led all 200 of them in the 54th Annual Florida Governor’s Cup on Saturday night at New Smyrna Speedway .   Craig’s run in the No. 54 machine was the most dominating […]

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A tradition in the game of hockey awards "Three Stars of the Game" following the conclusion of each contest.  Beginning this month, we're bringing a similar concept into the world of short track racing.  Each month, Speed51.com will recognize the "Five Stars of Short Track Racing" presented by Five Star Race Car Bodies.   Here […]

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At one time, Jesse Dutilly was one of the most dominant drivers in the state of Florida. However, some were not impressed by his accomplishments and the level of competition he was up against – including Speed51 President Bob Dillner on Speed51’s Unfiltered Podcast.   In victory lane on Saturday night at Five Flags Speedway, Dutilly […]

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Five Flags Speedway Promoter Tim Bryant announced during the driver’s meeting prior to Friday night’s Blizzard Series race that a new format will be used for the third race of the season on July 19.  Instead of single-car qualifying, the starting lineup will be set by a pair of 10-lap heat races.  Also announced was […]

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While Bubba Pollard was on baby watch for Friday night’s Blizzard Series race at Five Flags Speedway, fans at the track and watching on Summer Thunder TV saw an all-too-familiar sight: Pollard in Five Flags Speedway victory lane.   The Senoia, Georgia driver picked up his seventh Blizzard Series win in the last 10 races, […]

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Each year, a handful of drivers seem to come out of nowhere and break into the short track racing spotlight.  We like to call those drivers "sleepers." Although it's sometimes difficult to predict who the next sleeper may be, we've come up with a list of drivers who we believe could be breakout stars in […]

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