THOMPSON, Conn. -- Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park revealed a six-race NASCAR Weekly Series schedule for the 2020 season on Monday.   The 2020 slate consists of three major staple events, and three more events that will spotlight NASCAR Weekly Series competitors as part of mid-week, Wednesday night specials in the heart of the summer.   […]

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As a new short track racing season begins, there will be many different storylines to keep an eye on throughout the new year.  Many of those storylines involve impressive statistical achievements and records that could potentially be broken in 2020.  We get you ready for the upcoming year by giving you 10 short track records, […]

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As the year 2019 now gets down to its final hours, Speed51 is continuing its look back on a great decade of short track racing. Later this week, we will be revealing our list of the Top 10 short track drivers over the past 10 years, and to build things up, we’re examining some of […]

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Speed51’s coverage of all things short track racing expanded in 2019, including the eye on the thunder warriors of Modified racing, both north and south. Tour-types, narrow-wheeled, or even Supers, there was plenty to see in the past year, and we have much of it on the Speed51 Network. To celebrate, we have the Top […]

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The mighty Modifieds capped off another great decade that saw a changing of the guard. The traditional names from the first part of the decade have shifted to the likes of Doug Coby, Justin Bonsignore and other rising stars. Coby won six NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour titles, while Bonsignore scored his first in 2018 and […]

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SEEKONK, Mass. — The 75th anniversary season of racing at Seekonk Speedway is going to be one to remember. The return of a staple Wednesday night show is joined by two new mid-week events, Fast Friday and NASCAR Saturday weekly racing, and multiple special events that have been part of Seekonk’s schedule for decades, helping to fill a […]

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After a week of believing that he had concluded his 2019 racing season with a runner-up finish at Hickory Motor Speedway in the Tour-type Modified portion of the North-South Shootout, Andy Seuss found out that he had instead been promoted to race winner in the official results this past Saturday.   Burt Myers had […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- The 2020 Stafford Speedway racing schedule has been set and with 22 events the calendar is focused on weekly racing with a mix of special events. All 5 of Stafford’s NASCAR weekly racing divisions will compete weekly starting in early May and running through mid-September. In total 122 feature races are […]

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Daytona Beach, Fla. — The debut of a new showcase track, the highly-anticipated return to an Virginia venue, and a strong slate of premier northeast short tracks make the 2020 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour schedule one of the most anticipated in recent years.   Three new tracks will be on the schedule:   The tour […]

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Four championships, countless memories, and a career that has put him on a pedestal as one of the top car owners in the history of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.   The last two decades have earned Mike Smeriglio everything he could have ever imagined as a car owner. He’s been faced with a lot of decisions in […]

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