The countdown to Motor Mile Speedway’s 30th NASCAR-sanctioned season has officially begun with the release of its 2017 schedule.   The O’Reilly Auto Parts Late Model division will headline the track’s milestone season with NASCAR. Key schedule modifications include an increase in UCAR races and the debut of the highly-anticipated Super Street division.   “Our commitment to providing […]

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Champions from all over America and Canada descended upon Charlotte, North Carolina for the annual NASCAR Whelen All-American Series banquet.  State, Provincial and track champions, as well as the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champion were honored throughout the event at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.   Matt Bowling was the star of the night […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Matt Bowling grew up watching drivers like Peyton Sellers, Philip Morris and Lee Pulliam gain national prominence with their Late Model Stock Car success. Then the Ridgeway, Virginia, driver gained knowledge racing against those greats.   This season, Bowling joined their legendary ranks.   The 22-year-old took the stage in the […]

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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 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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MARTINSVILLE, Va.  – Bruce Anderson didn’t get to make as many NASCAR Late Model Stock Car starts as he would have liked in 2016. However, when he fires the engine for the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway, he knows he will have a lot of people in the stands rooting for him…or, more accurately, […]

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#TheWatch has finally come to an end.  There was a period of time when it looked like Matt Bowling wouldn’t be able to hold off a hard-charging Keith Rocco.  Then there became a time when Ty Majeski came out of nowhere and looked to be in a position to steal the show.  But in the […]

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The Short Track Racing world world was busy this past weekend. This weekend saw some big races and some surprise winners too. To get you caught up on the stories that took place this past weekend throughout the country, Speed51.com powered by JEGS presents you with a list of top 10 stories from the weekend.   1. Bowling Unofficially Clinches […]

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