Planning for a COVID-19 testing site is underway in Martinsville Henry County. The Martinsville Speedway, located at 340 Speedway Road in Ridgeway, Va., will serve as the site’s location.   Leading this effort is a group of local nonprofit, community and government leaders. Officials are in the […]

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Fifteen years ago, the best show in racing was the Pro Cup Series. On this date in 2005, Shane Huffman bested a field that included the likes of Clay Rogers, Bobby Gill, Steve Wallace, Mike Garvey, George Brunnhoelzl, III and other memorable names at South Georgia Motorsports Park.   Take a look back at Speed51's […]

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Kevin Harvick made one thing clear after testing a Tour-type Modified with fellow NASCAR Cup Series driver Ryan Preece on Tuesday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway.  He wouldn't have made the three-hour drive to participate in the test if he didn't want to race a Modified in the future.   Harvick, the driver of the No. […]

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Whether it’s the real deal or the sim version, Martinsville Speedway always seems to bring out the ultimate brand of short track chaos. Tuesday night, that’s just what happened on the sim side, as the penultimate round of the winter season for the Speed51 Elite Modified Tour was decided on a last lap bump and […]

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One of the top drivers in Super Late Model racing has announced he will go after the two richest races for Late Model Stock Cars in the 2020 season.   Stephen Nasse, a former Southern Super Series champion and Winchester 400 winner, announced on Twitter he will be competing in the prestigious Martinsville 300 and […]

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Each year, thousands of short track racing fans make their way to Speed51 for the latest short track racing news and information.  Like every news outlet, there are stories posted on Speed51.com that are read more and receive more interaction than others.  With a new year now upon us, we take a look back at […]

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Speed51’s coverage of all things short track racing expanded in 2019, including the eye on the thunder warriors of Modified racing, both north and south. Tour-types, narrow-wheeled, or even Supers, there was plenty to see in the past year, and we have much of it on the Speed51 Network. To celebrate, we have the Top […]

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