Late Models and Modifieds hit the track at South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach Speedway for Practice Day at the Icebreaker.  The day was largely uneventful and saw the usual suspects at the top of the practice charts.   Three-time NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champion Lee Pulliam turned in the fastest time for the Late Model […]

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Each year, Speed51.com nominates a handful of drivers, tracks, social media accounts, websites, photos and more for fans to vote on and choose which one was their favorite for that year in the annual 51’s presented by JEGS on Speed51.com.   The winner of the Short Track Local Driver of the Year category for 2016 […]

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There are many unknowns regarding the new GM “spec engine” that has been approved for competition at a handful of tracks, most notably Motor Mile Speedway.  What is known is that it is fast and it is already a hit among Late Model Stock Car racers.   The new “spec engine”, officially called the […]

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The 2016 short track racing season featured many storylines.  There was dominance, close calls, feel-good moments and heartbreak.  We take a look back on the exciting season with our resident "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   Berry’s Batting Average: In 2015 Josh Berry won 75% of the CARS […]

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LUCAMA, NC – Lee Pulliam looked like he was on his way to a second consecutive Thanksgiving Classic victory at Southern National Motorsports Park on Sunday evening, but a late race caution set up a wild sequence of events which ended with Tommy Lemons, Jr. in victory lane.   Pulliam had dominated the late stages […]

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Late Model Stock Cars and Tour-type Modifieds will make their way to Myrtle Beach Speedway this weekend for the UNOH Battle at the Beach. Speed51.com's resident "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor takes a look at the race "by the numbers."   3: It’s been three years and three podium finishes for Lee Pulliam at Myrtle Beach.  […]

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Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about this weekend’s 24th annual Myrtle Beach 400 in 51’s Fast Facts below.    Dates: November 17-19 .   Track: Myrtle Beach Speedway .   Location: Myrtle Beach Speedway, Myrtle Beach, SC.   […]

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The ValleyStar Credit Union 300 was a long day full of ups and downs for many teams and drivers.  While Mike Looney was celebrating his win, others were left to wonder what could have been.   Since it’s been close to 24 hours since the Last Chance Race ended, we decided to take a look […]

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