Despite a constant threat of rain that eventually temporarily delayed the Race of Champions 250, “Big Money” Matt Hirschman wouldn’t let it rain on his parade, scoring his seventh Race of Champions 250 win at Lake Erie Speedway Saturday.   Hirschman set the pace from the start, managing his tires while leading the field from […]

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The 69th Annual Race of Champions will be contested this weekend at Lake Erie Speedway , continuing one of the most storied traditions in Modified racing.  Before the ground-pounders take to the track, our "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor takes you By the Numbers through this historic short-track showdown.   2: Only two points separate Andy […]

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With weekly racing wrapping up all over the country, the attention of the short track racing world begins to shift to what we here at Speed51 like to call “big race season.” While big races are held throughout the year, the quantity of big races always amps up during the final three months of the […]

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The 69th Annual Race of Champions 250 is still four days away for the Modified teams of the RoC Modified Series, but already many have already picked their driver to beat: Matt Hirschman. This isn't surprising given the fact that he's a six-time winner overall, a winner of four consecutive Race of Champions, and the […]

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North East, Pa. -- After an exciting season, the 2019 Race of Champions family of Series will crown six champions as part of the 69th Annual Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend at Lake Erie Speedway.   Four of the six championships have different contenders that can take home the championship.   […]

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Binghamton, N.Y.  – Sherwood Racing Wheels, a long standing partner of the Race of Champions will continue a special award for Hard Chargers that was created in 2017 for the Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend. Sherwood Racing Wheels will continue the Hard Charger Award program and the driver who passes the […]

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North East, PA – The schedule for the September 26, 27 and 28 Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pennsylvania has been updated to include the Lancaster Street Stock Division. The schedule includes the running of the 69th Annual “Race of Champions 250” for the […]

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North East, Pa. – In an effort to properly honor the lives of Don Toal of Rochester, N.Y., and Mike Stefanik of Coventry, R.I., there will be no inductions into the Race of Champions Hall of Fame at the 69th Annual Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions weekend.   Stefanik won the classic […]

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