CONCORD, NC  – Kevin Swindell was reminded what victory with the World of Outlaws tastes like last week and even though it was virtual, he showed Tuesday night he craved more.   After a heartwarming win at the virtual Knoxville Raceway last Wednesday — Swindell’s first World of Outlaws win since enduring a career ending […]

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CONCORD, NC – The adrenaline rush thrill ride of the World of Outlaws iRacing Invitational caught the attention of hundreds of thousands of fans in its FOX Sports 1 (FS1) debut last week. In Wednesday night’s sequel on FS1, the Sprint Car and Late Model Invitationals left fans desiring more.   Kevin Swindell stole hearts […]

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Kevin Swindell hasn’t been in a Sprint Car for almost five years. But when the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series makes its historic debut on FOX Sports 1 tonight at 8 p.m. (ET), he’ll be one of the top competitors — virtual competitors.   Swindell will be one of 20 elite […]

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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 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals roars to life in Tulsa, Oklahoma early next week with a record 335 entrants looking to find their way into Saturday's prestigious A-Main. Of those 335, only 24 will make it through the qualifying races and Alphabet Soup features to start the 55-lap grind.   51's Third […]

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The ball will drop in Times Square tonight signifying the end of the year 2015.  With that, a new year of short track racing will be upon us. But before we move on to 2016 we at Speed51.com powered by JEGS decided to take a look at the top 25 stories of the 2015 short track […]

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It was another busy weekend of short track racing action in all four corners of the country this past weekend.  We understand that between attending races and enjoying the summer weather that you may have missed a few stories from those races throughout the weekend.  That's why we have put together a list of the […]

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Sprint Car driver Kevin Swindell was released from Des Moines Mercy Hospital Friday afternoon.  Swindell was hospitalized for eight days following a serious crash last Thursday at Knowxville Raceway in a heat race for the Knoxville Nationals.   The Swindell family released the following statement:   “The doctors and staff at Des Moines Mercy have […]

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Sprint Car driver Kevin Swindell underwent a second surgery on Monday afternoon after a serious crash in a heat race for the Knoxville Nationals at Iowa's Knoxville Raceway on Thursday night.  After the surgery, his father, five-time Chili Bowl winner Sammy Swindell, said in a statement that the doctor's are "heartened by his progress."   […]

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  When Rico Abreu came to the Chili Bowl for the first time as a fan, he walked through the pit area shooting people with a marshmallow gun.  On Saturday night Abreu got to walk through the pit area the 29th annual event after with the famous Golden Driller trophy in his hands as the […]

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