2020 will be remembered as a year we said goodbye to many things.  Some of our tracks said goodbye for now and some had to make the tough call to close up for good.  Regardless, to me, 2020 is the year we said goodbye to many old friends.   First, it was Florida Legend David […]

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A new tradition will begin this Saturday, November 21 at Florence Motor Speedway with the inaugural South Carolina 400. We get you ready for the big event in this edition of “10 Things to Know” on Speed51.com.   1) The Late Model Stocks will battle for 225 laps with a break at lap 100, and […]

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Just a few weeks ago, the gates at Myrtle Beach Speedway closed for the final time, with its last racing event contested on August 15-16.  Now, former Myrtle Beach Speedway General Manager Steve Zacharias is part of the new ownership group at another South Carolina short track, Florence Motor Speedway.   Zacharias, Brian Vause, and […]

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This weekend, racers competed in the final motorsports event at Myrtle Beach Speedway (SC).  The historic venue announced in May it would close this summer, the property sold with plans for redevelopment.   General Manager Steve Zacharias and a group of partners have since purchased Florence Motor Speedway, and will get back on track at […]

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Sam Yarbrough entered Saturday night as a five-time track champion at Myrtle Beach Speedway (SC).  At the conclusion of the Sun Fun 101, he had one more track championship to his resume – as well as the distinction of winning the final Late Model Stock Car event at the historic track.   First built in […]

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The final race in the storied history of Myrtle Beach Speedway will be held this Saturday.  Here are 10 things to know heading into the last night of racing at the Myrtle Beach oval.   1: The Sun Fun 101 will go down in history as the last Late Model Stock Car race at Myrtle […]

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Last November, Will Burns added his name to the Myrtle Beach Speedway history books by winning the prestigious Myrtle Beach 400.  Little did he know at the time it would prove to be the final running of the event.   This Saturday, Myrtle Beach Speedway will host its final race, one last running of the […]

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On this date, the future of Florence Motor Speedway is very bright. Former owner/operator Charlie Powell and newly formed Speedway Plus Production, LLC have agreed upon terms to sell/buy the famous Pee Dee racetrack.   Owned by Steve Zacharias, Brian Vause, and Savannah Brotherton, Speedway Plus Production, LLC was formed following the news of the […]

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