It was a big night for Bill McNally Racing teammates at Kern County Raceway Park for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season finale. Todd Gilliland would capture his second straight West Series Championship while his teammate Derek Kraus took home his first career K&N Series win.   Heading into the night, the championship […]

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INDIANAPOLIS – A diverse and exciting career will continue to grow for a third-generation driver, as 20 year-old Davey Hamilton, Jr. will drive the #38 Always Evolving/Leavitt Machinery Chevrolet SS in Saturday’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series West at Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield, CA. The “West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame Championship 150” […]

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Temperatures are falling throughout the country and many regions have wrapped up their 2017 racing season. While the number of short track racing events are dwindling, we did our best to keep the 10 to Attend going one more week here on Speed51.com.   Unfortunately, we came up just one event short. Be sure to […]

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Derek Thorn dominated the “Bulwark ‘FR / Timberland Pro 101 presented by 51 FIFTY Energy Drink” at Kern County Raceway during the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series’ penultimate event of the season Saturday night.  In doing so, the Bakersfield, CA driver inched closer to his fourth championship in the series at a track in which […]

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The weather is starting to get cold as heavy jackets are packed to the short tracks this time of year. Seasons are wrapping up at tracks all over the country so we chose the top ten races we think you should attend. 1) World Short Track Championships at The Dirt Track at Charlotte – […]

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Buddy Shepherd enters the SPEARS Southwest Tours Series “Bulwark ‘FR / Timberland Pro 101 presented by 51 FIFTY Energy Drink” at Kern County Raceway as one of the hottest drivers on the West Coast.  The 18-year-old student at Centennial High School was the winner of eight Late Model, Pro Late Model and Super Late […]

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Bakersfield, CA – The Fourth Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway will move from its traditional 250-lap race length to 300 laps in 2018.  The race pays $30,000 to win, $3,000 to start and takes place on Saturday afternoon February 3rd in 2018.   The format of the race weekend will also change for […]

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On Tuesday evening, Speed51.com powered by JEGS reported that Ryan Vargas had his win on Saturday night at California’s Kern County Raceway Park taken away after being disqualified due to having an illegal ignition system in his race car. The penalty meant that Trevor Huddleston swept the night’s twin features and could have major implications […]

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The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season came to an end on Saturday night and it appeared at the time as though Lee Pulliam had his fourth national championship clinched. Now, late breaking news out of Kern County Raceway in Bakersfield, California could have a profound impact on NASCAR’s national championship equation.   Speed51.com powered by […]

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Temperatures are beginning to cool all across the country, but the big races are just starting to heat up. We’ve put together our list of the top 10 races that a short track racing fan should try to attend in this weekend’s 10 to Attend.   1. Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville […]

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