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. (July 16, 2019) - 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 (May 16, 2019) – 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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CHATSWORTH, GA (April 6, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series returned to North Georgia Speedway for the first time since 2009 on Saturday night. Jonathan Davenport conquered the red clay oval for his fourth victory of the season.   Davenport took control on lap 20 by darting under race leader David Payne. […]

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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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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 one of Dirt Late Model racing's most prestigious races being held Saturday at the famed Eldora Speedway in Ohio, we decided to challenge our staff once again.   This week we […]

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ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 17, 2018) - Earl Pearson Jr. charged from his eighth starting spot to win Tuesday night's Bullet SportsWear Shootout at Brown County Speedway.   South Dakota veteran Scott Ward grabbed the lead at the start of the 50-lap main event and had the packed grandstands on their feet. Ward led the first seven […]

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