Rockford Speedway recently held a match race at their tight, quarter-mile race track located in Loves Park, Illinois.  The best-of-three match, which consisted of three three-lap races between Super Late Model touring star Ty Majeski and local favorite “Driver X” Jon Reynolds, Jr., thrilled the crowd.   That race garnered attention throughout the country and […]

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Despite not racing this past weekend due to poor weather in the Virginia area, Matt Bowling still sits at the top of the most recently released NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National point standings.  His four wins and strong finishes have him flanking rookie Chase Purdy and Northeast Modified ace Keith Rocco by a single point.   […]

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It’s a tale of two drivers who come from the same region.  Matt Bowling, the defending South Boston Speedway track champion leads the early chase for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National title.  Right behind him is Chase Purdy, a young rookie who is turning some heads after his early season success at Greenville […]

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Late Model Stock Car fans can find all the quick little nuggets of info for the 2016 season here in the Late Model Stock Car notebook.  We have a little from each of the tracks in the region that run Late Model Stock cars.  Some information was found on track social media pages and websites. […]

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South Boston, VA -- Matt Bowling of Ridgeway, Virginia picked up his fourth win of the season at South Boston Speedway Saturday night, winning the 75-lap NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Stock Car Division race.   Bowling edged former NASCAR Whelen All American Series National Champion Peyton Sellers of Danville, Virginia by .811-second […]

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A list of regional touring series events and special weekly racing events highlighted this past weekend's short track racing schedule.  A dirt racer from Upstate New York scored his first stock car win in Alabama, while a veteran from the "Heart of Dixie" scored a big Pro Late Model victory on his home turf.   To get […]

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It was a strange start to the 2016 season.   When the dust had settled on the season opener at South Boston Speedway , all the former National Champions in the field were spun out and torn up at the end of the first of two 100-lap Late Model Stock Car races Saturday night.   […]

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With Myrtle Beach Speedway kicking off the 2016 Late Model Stock Car schedule this past weekend with the Icebreaker 200 event, we at Speed51.com decided to take a look around the Virginia/Carolinas region to preview the upcoming season for the hard-nosed drivers of the Late Model Stock Car ranks.   Locking In Saturday's Icebreaker 200 at […]

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1: Number of Grandfather clocks that are handed out to the short track world each year.  In the past Modified drivers and K&N Pro Series East drivers have raced for them, but only the Late Model Stocks get the chance these days. 5: Jamey Caudill, Timothy Peters, and Philip Morris lead the way with five […]

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