The 67th Annual Race of Champions recently culminated the sanctioning body’s second season under the direction of owner Joe Skotnicki.  After a gradual start to 2017 that began with uninspiring weather conditions, steady momentum accumulated as the months continued, leading into a new opportunity that arose over the previous winter.  The Race of Champions 250, […]

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As the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series closes in on the end of 2017 and it’s most prized event, the Race of Champions 250 at Lake Erie Speedway , the teams, officials and fans go forward with heavy hearts.  Ted Christopher’s life and legacy is being remembered throughout the country and the Race of […]

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The Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour issued a penalty to defending series champion Patrick Emerling for an unapproved tire change in Saturday’s race at Jennerstown Speedway . The penalty unofficially reduces Emerling's point lead to just five points over George Skora.   (Editor's Note: In the original story published on Speed51.com, we claimed that […]

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Promoter’s Corner is a new, bi-weekly feature on Speed51.com powered by JEGS that allows racers and fans to see a side of short track racing promoters that we don’t often see.    Speed51.com has assembled a group of well-respected promoters from different short tracks and disciplines of racing throughout the country. On a bi-weekly basis, […]

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The RoC Asphalt Modified Tour kicks off its 2017 race season this Saturday at the challenging Lancaster National Speedway just outside of Buffalo, New York.  When the season begins, Chuck Hossfeld will be able to add the title of “Most Popular Driver” to his resume to go along with his many achievements.  Last year, the […]

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Promoter’s Corner is a new, bi-weekly feature on Speed51.com powered by JEGS that allows racers and fans to see a side of short track racing promoters that we don’t often see.    Speed51.com has assembled a group of 10 well-respected promoters from different short tracks and disciplines of racing throughout the country. On a bi-weekly […]

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Elma, New York – The 2017 Race of Champions Dirt Modified and Dirt Crate 602 Sportsman Series schedules will take a new approach for this season with a condensed and more regionally focused schedule. Races will take place within a 100-mile radius of Western New York, featuring meaningful events focused on a fan friendly experience.  […]

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It was a story that nobody expected to have to write, but one that captivated the audience once it was written.  Last Tuesday night, Tyler Rypkema shocked the Tour-type Modified world when he scored his first career victory at New Smyrna Speedway .  The win was big for the Upstate New York young gun, but […]

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Elma, New York – Race of Champions, Lake Erie Speedway and the Erie Sports Commission Officials are to announce that the 2017 Race of Champions Weekend will take place at the Lake Erie Speedway Thursday, September 28 through Saturday, September 30. The culmination of the traditional weekend will see the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series compete for 250 laps […]

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Elma, NY – Race of Champions management is taking the first step in releasing its 2017 racing schedules with the publication of the current dates which are secured for the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series. Currently 14 events are on this portion of the schedule that take fans to premier racing facilities throughout the […]

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