On this day in 2009, Johanna Long (now Robbins) won her first Blizzard Series Super Late Model race at Five Flags Speedway (AL).  The popular Pensacola, Florida driver led 27 of the 100 laps to score the win over Bubba Pollard and Ryan Sieg.   Casey Smith led a race-high 51 laps in the event, […]

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The All American 400 at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville (TN) has a storied history dating back to its inaugural running in 1981.  Many of the greats in short track racing history have competed in the crown jewel event.  Speed51's resident "stat boy," Elgin Traylor, has ranked those greats based on their performance in the All American […]

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Mike Garvey wants to make one thing clear: he never said he was retiring; he was just taking a break.   After a nearly three-year hiatus from racing stock cars, that break will end Friday night as Garvey has teamed up with racing legend Gary Balough to drive a Super Late Model in the Blizzard […]

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While most teens are soaking up the dog days of summer somewhere on a beach, Connor Okrzesik is suiting up for the eighth Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco event of the season.   The 16-year-old is traveling to Five Flags Speedway (FL) this weekend in search of his first Super Late Model career win, […]

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Mike Garvey may not be the one behind the wheel but he is determined to find his way to Victory Lane at this weekend’s Rattler 250 at South Alabama Speedway. Garvey will be a helping hand to many drivers as he plans to tackle both the Pro Late Model and Super Late Model races as […]

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In 2014, Garrett Jones made his Snowball Derby debut.  It didn't go as well as the then 15-year-old driver would have hoped.  He was involved in an early crash, and finished 13 laps down.  Now the Florida native is headed back to Pensacola, Florida for the 48th Annual Snowball Derby, and the teenager is having […]

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