During the past decade, thousands of short track racers have entertained fans at race tracks throughout North America.  While each and every grassroots racer deserves a pat on the back for what they do, there are a handful of racers who established themselves as the best of the decade.   In recent weeks, the Speed51 […]

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Concord, NC -- The 2019 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series season finale at The Dirt Track at Charlotte kicked off on Thursday with 69 of “The Most Powerful Late Models on the Planet” stacking the pit area for the Can-Am World Finals. Joined by the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint […]

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MIDDLEBOURNE, W.V. -- West Virginia native Josh Richards won his first career Hillbilly Hundred on Sunday night at the Tyler County Speedway.   The 31-year-old grew up coming to the track, and tonight, led all 100 laps to score the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory worth $30,000 in front of a capacity crowd. […]

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ABERDEEN, S.D. - Josh Richards stormed to the victory in the 3rd annual Bullet Sportswear Shootout on Tuesday night at Brown County Speedway. Richards started fifth and powered to the lead ahead of Brandon Sheppard on lap 35 en-route to claim his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the […]

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WEST BURLINGTON, IOWA – Hudson O’Neal passed Jonathan Davenport on lap 48 and went on to score his second win of the season on Thursday night at 34 Raceway.   O’Neal battled with his father Don for several laps after the 18-year-old charged from the 10th starting position. Then, a single file […]

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As the 2019 Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes on Speed51 wraps, we take a look back at the ten-year anniversary of the 2009 Short Track Draft.  Our resident "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor takes us back in time with this Short Track Draft Throwback.   The year was 2009, and the racing landscape was […]

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As October nears its end, so too are many touring series around the country. Champions are crowned, big checks are given out, and of course that means there's plenty of big stories coming out of each race that takes place during the weekend. Check out the 10 biggest stories from this past weekend right now. […]

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PORTSMOUTH, OHIO - Josh Richards won his second straight Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship presented by Optima Batteries on Sunday afternoon at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Richards took the lead on lap 22 from Brian Shirley and led the rest of the way to pick-up the $100,000 first-place prize and his third Lucas Oil Late […]

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IMPERIAL, PA - Making his first career start in the Pittsburgher 100 at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway, Bobby Pierce roared to the lead on lap 91 and then pulled away for the $20,000 victory.   Pierce started tenth on the grid and pitted on lap 44 for a fresh right rear tire before charging through the […]

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