DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For most NASCAR drivers, a 2014 résumé with 25 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series wins, a track crown at Motor Mile Speedway and Virginia state title would be something to be ecstatic about, but then again, most drivers aren’t Lee Pulliam.   Pulliam, who was the two-time defending NWAAS champion, finished in […]

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Travis Swaim has a habit of flying under the radar. Despite being the 2012 UARA STARS champion as well as a multi-time track champion at Caraway Speedway, the reserved driver is rarely mentioned among Late Model Stock’s best drivers despite having a résumé to prove he is.  That résumé was bolstered significantly Saturday night at […]

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For the first time since 2009, all four Motor Mile Speedway track championships remained undecided entering the final night of the 2014 season, staging winner-take-all title matches in every division feature. Championships climaxed as the checkers fell, with four drivers rising to claim division crowns. When it comes to racing for track championships at Motor […]

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In his first year competing in Late Model Stock Cars, 15-year-old Brayton Haws has had a season full of ups and downs.  Lucky for him, his 2014 season at Southern National Motorsports Park ended at its highest peak on Sunday afternoon.  Haws, of Youngsville, North Carolina, worked his way around Matt Bowling on lap 161 […]

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Charlotte, N.C. - Dalton Sargeant and the No. 54 Lee Pulliam Performance/Kiker Motorsports Chevrolet SS, will head into unfamiliar territory as Sargeant will make his first career start at Orange County Speedway on Saturday, October 25.  Orange County Speedway will be hosting 'Championship Night,' their final event of the 2014 racing season […]

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Car owner Travis Kiker watched his car, driven by Lee Pulliam, get tangled up in a late-race caution at the prestigious Late Model Stock Car race at Martinsville Speedway.  Pulliam was fresh off the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Championship in the Kiker No. 5.  He was also seeking his second grandfather clock for winning […]

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7:56 On behalf of Mark Keeler, Elgin Traylor, and Tim Quievryn, Speed51 says good night from Martinsville. 7:55 7:55 A big Thanks to JRi Shocks for presenting today's Trackside Now of the MDCU 300 at Martinsville Speedway. Since its inception in 2007, JRI Shocks has utilized cutting edge technological advancements with over 100 years of […]

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Controversy, chaos, flared tempers and Martinsville Speedway. They just seem to go together when the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stocks roll into the famed paper clip every October and 2014 proved to be yet another perfect storm. But at the end of the day, as daylight faded in the southern Virginia hills, fans […]

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EDITORS NOTE: Tim Quievryn is the founder and operator of 51's Third Turn, a historical short track results and information database.  The views expressed below do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Speed51.com as an entity.     On Wednesday, NASCAR named Anthony Anders its 2014 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Champion, the 33rd national title […]

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Lee Pulliam saved the best for last. With a victory in the season-ending Ethos Technologies TWIN 75’s nightcap Saturday night, Pulliam snared the 2014 Bull & Bones Late Model division track championship; his second consecutive crown and third overall at Motor Mile Speedway. The outcome of the final 75-lap contest served as a fitting capstone to a […]

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