Often imitated, but never duplicated, the Speed51.com power poll ranks drivers from all across the land on their strength to this point in the season. “Big Race” season is upon us and that provides drivers from all disciplines of Short Track Racing an opportunity to show us just how much power they really have.   […]

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Behind every great driver is a great team.  The crew members that put in countless hours at the shop and at the track sometimes do not receive the recognition deserved for a job well done.  The combination of a great driver and a great crew is the recipe for making great things happen on the […]

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For all of Billy Martin’s life, Martinsville Speedway has been his favorite race track.  It’s always meant the most to him ever since his first race there as an 11-year-old kid watching NASCAR legends like Rex White and Joe Weatherly.  But for the last 20 years, Martin has had a love-hate relationship with the half-mile […]

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The ValleyStar Credit Union 300 was a long day full of ups and downs for many teams and drivers.  While Mike Looney was celebrating his win, others were left to wonder what could have been.   Since it’s been close to 24 hours since the Last Chance Race ended, we decided to take a look […]

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The ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway is the biggest race of the year for Late Model Stock Cars.  It attracts the biggest names and the biggest crowds and it has one of the biggest trophies in the famous grandfather clock.   But in 2016 it wasn’t won by a big name.  It was […]

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All of the big names in Late Model Stock Car racing turn out to Martinsville Speedway (VA) every year for the ValleyStar Credit Union 300.  But even with all of those big names like Lee Pulliam, Matt Bowling, Tommy Lemons, and Peyton Sellers here, an underdog of sorts claimed the pole for Sunday’s 200-lap race. […]

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CALLAWAY, VA : Mike Looney picked up his second consecutive victory in Saturday night’s Cavalier Equipment King of the Bullring at Franklin County Speedway.  After taking the lead from Johnny Cash in the middle stages of the 100-lap race, Looney held back a challenge from Preston McGhee to score the win. “We’re really blessed tonight,” Looney […]

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