Today, the richest and most prestigious race in Late Model Stock Car racing takes place, as drivers will compete for $32,000 and the coveted grandfather clock at Martinsville Speedway in the ValleyStar Credit Union 300.  To get you prepared for today's event, "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor provides our By the Numbers preview of the […]

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- When the green flag falls at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday night for the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway, the storied Late Model Stock Car race will write a new chapter and teams are preparing for what the new qualifying and race procedures will do to change the complexion of the […]

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This Friday and Saturday, Speed51 is heading to Martinsville Speedway for the greatest prize in Late Model Stock Car Racing, the ValleyStar Credit Union 300. As had been the same the past few years, you can expect plenty of interviews and behind the scenes content on the Speed51 Network.   But for 2019, racing […]

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Performing in the clutch separates the best drivers from the pack.  When the laps are counting down and the lights are shining brightest, the top racers thrive under pressure.  Each month during the 2019 season, Tilton Engineering will honor a “Clutch Performer of the Month” from the world of short track racing.   The winner […]

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After six hours of testing at Martinsville Speedway Thursday in anticipation of the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 on October 4-5, Mike Looney set the fastest recorded time of the day at 20.088 seconds around the famed paper-clip shaped short track.   Looney, the 2016 winner of the Late Model Stock crown jewel, averaged 94.625 […]

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Jacob Goede has officially been crowned as the 2019 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Champion, with NASCAR making the announcement on social media Wednesday.   It's OFFICIAL 6⃣ Late Model 🏆 titles at @elkospeedway 6⃣ straight Minnesota 🏆s. And, now, the 2019 #NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champion!!! Congratulations to Minnesota's Jacob Goede! pic.twitter.com/bWeNT1vB5B […]

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The Myrtle Beach 400 at Myrtle Beach Speedway will return to a one-weekend format in 2019, going back to its roots after spending four years as a two-weekend event.  The race will now take place on November 15-16, 2019.   Since 2015, a Limited Late Model 100-lap feature has headlined the first weekend of […]

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THOMPSON, Conn. -- The battle at the top of the Late Model division is going right down to the wire at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.   Woody Pitkat leads the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track championship standings by just five points over William Wall, with Derek Gluchacki third, 20 points out. Behind them, Mark Jenison and Matthew Lowinski-Loh are fourth and […]

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On Saturday night, Jacob Goede swept a pair of features at Elko Speedway to close out the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season.  As a result, Goede unofficially vaulted from third to first in the NWAAS National Championship standings.    While an official declaration from NASCAR is not expected until Tuesday, Goede joined Speed51’s […]

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Mike Looney officially moved into the top spot of the latest NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Championship standings, holding a 10-point advantage over Midwestern drivers Nick Panitzke and Jacob Goede entering the final weekend of the season.   Looney, a veteran of Late Model Stock racing from Virginia, has amassed 578 points in the […]

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