Saturday’s CARS Response Energy Late Model Stock Tour event at Wake County Speedway may have been contested at the series’ smallest track, but it produced a huge first-time win for a rookie driver.   Sam Mayer held off JR Motorsports teammate Josh Berry and four-time NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Champion Lee Pulliam to […]

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Josh Berry honored one of the instrumental figures in his career at JR Motorsports, taking the checkered flag at the CARS Response Energy Late Model Stock Tour’s Throwback 276 at Hickory Motor Speedway .   The second annual event celebrated with historic racing figures with car designs representing former great racers. While many picked out […]

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Layne Riggs returned to CARS Response Energy Tour victory lane Saturday night at Kingsport Speedway , outdueling the venue’s defending track champion on a series of late-race restarts for the win.   Riggs battled with Kres VanDyke throughout the race, as the two drivers were the class of the field. VanDyke held the lead on […]

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Lee Pulliam will make his first-ever appearance at Carteret County Speedway when the CARS Response Energy Tour heads to the Coastal Carolina track on June 23rd and he’s looking forward to adapting to the flat, 4/10-mile track.   Pulliam is a four-time NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Champion, winning his most recent championship one year […]

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Bobby McCarty played his cards right and aced the 4/10th-mile paved oval of Ace Speedway in Altamahaw, North Caroina and claimed his third CARS Tour Late Model Stock Car victory in the 2018 season in dominating fashion.   McCarty set the pace early on and topped the charts in the first practice. He carried that […]

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We're officially five months into the 2018 short track racing season.  A lot has happened and there is still a lot to come.  In this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com, we take a look at some of the interesting numbers from the first five months of the season.   0.000 - The official […]

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The Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway produced plenty of beating and banging and great racing that one would expect from the Last Great Colosseum. But there was plenty of great racing all across the country this weekend that you may have missed.   To get you caught up on the biggest stories […]

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Lee Pulliam’s list of accolades in Late Model Stock Car racing already included four NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Championships, two ValleyStar Credit Union 300 victories, and wins in the Hampton Heat, Thanksgiving All-Star Classic, and Myrtle Beach 400.   Now, he can add a victory at Bristol Motor Speedway – and a pretty good […]

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