From the races at your local short track to marquee events such as the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500, motorsports events with rich traditions take place throughout the country each year.  Earlier this week, Jeff Gluck of The Athletic assembled a list of the top 10 most prestigious races in the United States.  Within that […]

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In today's racing world, becoming a star takes more than just on-track performance. Just like the high component braking systems and components offered by StopTech, it takes the full package. Part of that package involves creativity and ability to interact with fans on social media. With that in mind, Speed51.com has teamed up with StopTech […]

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KNOXVILLE, IA -- Jason Johnson just wanted to win.   “And we F’ing did it,” said a jubilant David Gravel, standing in Victory Lane with his Jason Johnson Racing team as the Knoxville Nationals champion for the first time in his career Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway.   “It just feels amazing,” Gravel said. “I […]

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Knoxville, IA – A demon was exorcised from Kerry Madsen Friday night.   His relaxed body posture and ability to smile wide proved it. The stress of not being locked in the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals that possessed him was gone.   He won Knoxville Raceway’s Friday night “Hard Knox” race, leading all 25 […]

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Knoxville, IA – Knoxville Raceway has been on David Gravel’s mind for a while.   Particularly the 59th annual NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores.   Before even making a lap in his new No. 41 Jason Johnson Racing ride at the beginning of the 2019 World of Outlaws NOS Energy […]

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Dozens of people surrounded him. Four women dawning silver crowns and white sashes stood directly behind him like statues. To his right, the 2019 360 Knoxville Nationals winner James McFadden. To his left, the 2017 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series Rookie of the Year Sheldon Haudenschild.   With the microphone up […]

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The Sprint Cars took center stage this weekend with their biggest event of the year, the 58th Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville, Iowa's Knoxville Raceway. But that wasn't the only big event and big story of the weekend. Get caught up with our top 10 stories from another hot weekend in Short Track Racing.   1. […]

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KNOXVILLE, IA -- Brad Sweet forever etched his name in the history books, edging 10-time Knoxville Nationals Champion Donny Schatz by 0.133 seconds in the second-closest finish in the 58-year history of the event. A Green-White-Checkered finish brought the sellout crowd to their feet with Sweet remaining loyal to the bottom and Schatz pounding the […]

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KNOXVILLE, IA -- Logan Schuchart hasn’t slept well the past 48 hours since his colossal mistake of missing the scales on his Qualifying Night. The driver of the Shark Racing No.1S battled Knoxville kingpin Brian Brown throughout the 25 laps to win Night Three of the 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals and lock-in to Saturday’s Feature. […]

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KNOXVILLE, IA – Brad Sweet made an exclamation point to the Sprint Car world on the second night of the 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals, storming from sixth to the lead on the opening lap. Sweet never looked back and cruised to the Feature win and accumulated enough points to start on the pole for Saturday’s […]

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