Justin Bonsignore started the 2020 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season with a win at Jennerstown Speedway (PA) Sunday, just like he ended the 2019 season with a win at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (CT).  The winning feeling was an unorthodox one on this occasion, in front of silent grandstands, but it's a win that brought […]

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Today's Guest Lineup Matt Long, FASTRAK Racing Series Driver Carson Hocevar, Super Late Model Driver Randy Dyce, President, Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway Justin Bonsignore, NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Winner at Jennerstown Jack Dossey III, Super Late Model Driver Gregg McKarns, Madison Int'l Raceway & Midwest Tour Preston Peltier, Super Late Model Driver

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Justin Bonsignore started the 2020 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season the same way he ended the 2019 season: in victory lane.  Bonsignore won the pole award and dominated Sunday's Wade Cole Memorial 133 at Jennerstown Speedway (PA) on his way to winning the first NWMT race since the Icebreaker in October.   The win was […]

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As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to put short track racing at a standstill, Speed51 is hosting a contest of a different kind. A coloring contest has begun by way of Twitter at @Speed51dotcom, with a Speed51 shirt and other prizes to be announced up for grabs.   Two different sheets have been posted on Twitter, […]

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On Monday, Speed51 asked short track racing drivers and teams to send us their #51ShopPics.  They delivered, providing several submissions on the first day of action.  Here are some of our favorites from day one of the #51ShopPics movement.   The first submission came from Connecticut, as Stafford Motor Speedway racer Joey Ternullo showed off […]

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has limited most real-life racing from taking place, including many short track racing events. However, Speed51 is still excited to present an exciting replacement in the form of increased sim racing coverage this weekend.   One of those exciting events is the Speed51 Elite Yuengling Truck Series Pro-Am Jam, which will feature […]

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Amid the mass wave of cancellations of large public events nationwide in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season opener originally scheduled for March 21 at South Boston Speedway in Virginia. was added to that ever-growing list late this week. For the time being, the event has been postponed […]

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History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep.  At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new "Throwback Thursday" segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past.  During each edition of Throwback Thursday, we will revisit stories previously published on […]

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The mighty Modifieds capped off another great decade that saw a changing of the guard. The traditional names from the first part of the decade have shifted to the likes of Doug Coby, Justin Bonsignore and other rising stars. Coby won six NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour titles, while Bonsignore scored his first in 2018 and […]

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