MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Mike Looney is contending for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National title right now but he’s ready to shift his focus to the biggest Late Model Stock Car race in the country on Saturday night October 5th at Martinsville Speedway.   This season Looney is in the midst of a career year in […]

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Big changes to the most prestigious Late Model Stock Car race in the country were revealed Wednesday morning during a press conference at Martinsville Speedway.  Track President Clay Campbell announced that the 2019 ValleyStar 300 will now pay $32,000 to win, an increase of $7,000 compared to previous years.  Additionally, changes to the race and […]

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The Speed51 Network served as the go-to source for short track racing videos in 2018.  With cameras rolling at race track throughout North America, over 1,000 videos were and are available to Speed51 Network premium subscribers.   We know there are a lot of videos to sort through, so we decided to break it down […]

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One of the most frequently asked questions that our staff at Speed51.com receives during our coverage of a given race is, “How many cars are there?” It’s a question that everyone wants to know, whether it’s a crown jewel event or a regular points-counting event for a sanctioning body.   With the 2018 Late Model […]

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Martinsville, Va. – The 2019 ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway will be held on Saturday, October 5.   The race, which is the biggest, richest and most prestigious NASCAR Late Model Stock Car race in the country will once again run under the lights.   “A lot goes into selecting the date for […]

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The biggest Late Model Stock Car race of the year will take place Saturday evening under the lights at Martinsville Speedway .  We take a look at the race in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   0: It's hard to believe but no current NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Champion from the […]

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Picking the winners of big short track races throughout the country is a tradition that our staff at Speed51.com has enjoyed for many years. With the biggest Late Model Stock Car race of the year being held this weekend at Martinsville Speedway , we decided to challenge our staff once again.   This week we asked […]

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As Mike Looney was driving his truck and trailer to Martinsville Speedway in 2016 he caught himself day dreaming.  He was thinking about the possibility of taking home a grandfather clock and winning the biggest Late Model Stock Car race in the country.  Little did he know, his dream was about to become reality. […]

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