There’s a social media meme of one Spider-Man pointing at another Spider-Man. It comes from a 1967 episode of the Spider-Man cartoon when someone tries to impersonate the original Spider-Man and the two meet face to face.   The Late Model Stock Car scene has its own Spider-Man pointing meme in the form of two […]

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Just like the temperatures throughout the country, the action at our nation’s short tracks is heating up as we approach the summer months.   To get you caught up on the biggest stories that took place this past weekend, Speed51.com presents you with a list of top 10 stories from the weekend.     1. […]

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The “Room of Doom” is the tech shed at Five Flags Speedway (FL), typically. But for Layne Riggs, it was the tech shed at North Carolina’s Ace Speedway on Friday night. Riggs held off Justin Carroll on a late-race restart in the 100-lap Late Model Stock feature, but he was disqualified in post-race technical inspection […]

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The 2018 Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes ballot was completed by 61 short track insiders, including media members, team and driver development professionals, track and series promoters and officials, product and industry representatives, NASCAR National Series drivers, crew members, short track racing veterans and more.  The voters could select as few as 10 and as […]

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Concord, N.C. – By the time late April rolls around, most North American racers have been on the track, whether in competition or preseason testing. But for drivers in the Upper Midwest and Canada, this spring has been exceedingly difficult with lingering adverse weather wreaking havoc on their plans. Facing a battle against Mother Nature […]

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CONCORD, N.C. — Officials of the Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) announced today the seven drivers who will represent the organization during the 2018 racing season. These young racers will be helping keep the memory and legacy of 1992 NASCAR Cup Champion Alan Kulwicki alive, while also competing for the rich ($54,439) and prestigious annual […]

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Bobby McCarty pocketed $10,000 on Saturday, winning the CARS Response Energy Late Model Stock Tour season opener at Tri-County Motor Speedway (NC).   McCarty inherited the lead after the first segment, as teammate Timothy Peters repaired a broken axle during the break. McCarty was untouchable once up front, taking his first CARS Tour win in […]

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A setback is a platform for a comeback.  In the ultra-competitive sport of racing, we often see talented race car drivers have setbacks during a racing season.  But like in life, a setback simply paves the way for a comeback on the race track.   Today, Speed51.com is recognizing the comebacks and improvements made in […]

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