You can teach old dogs new tricks.  Former NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Mike Skinner is now the poster-child for the age-old phrase.  Skinner left the new dogs on the porch on Saturday to win the Pro Late Model version of the lid-lifter for the 2016, “The Red-Eye” at New Smyrna Speedway in Florida. […]

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The ball will drop in Times Square tonight signifying the end of the year 2015.  With that, a new year of short track racing will be upon us. But before we move on to 2016 we at Speed51.com powered by JEGS decided to take a look at the top 25 stories of the 2015 short track […]

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The calendar hasn't even flipped to the new year yet, but it's already time to start talking about the first race of the 2016 season.  It's always sunny in Florida and that's why New Smyrna Speedway opens the racing season with the Red Eye 100 on Saturday, January 2.   The 2015 edition of the […]

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NASCAR K&N Pro Series East teams will need to pack their flip flops and sunscreen for a trip to New Smyrna Beach, Florida in February.  For the third straight year, the series is heading to New Smyrna Speedway to kick off the 2016 campaign on February 14 during the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car […]

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Recently, New Smyrna Speedway released the schedule for the 50th edition of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing on its website.  Everything appeared to be normal at first glance, but then the Modified fans noticed something intriguing.  What they discovered is that the Tour-Type Modifieds will only be racing on five nights in […]

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Even though it's winter time, there's still racing happening throughout the country.  Whether it's indoors up north or outside down in the south, it's not that hard to find a race in your area, and we wanted to make it even easier for race fans to find some racing.  The 2016 racing schedule presented by […]

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The race season is officially over and the holiday season is in full swing. Hanukkah has come and gone, and Christmas is just around the corner. We here at Speed51.com powered by JEGS came up with a Top 10 list of things ever racer or race fan should do during the holiday season.   1. […]

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Legendary Modified car owner Joe Brady passed away suddenly Friday night.   Brady, most recently the car owner of the No. 00  that Ted Christopher pilots on the Modified Racing Series, was inducted into the New England Auto Racers Hall of Fame in 2008.   During his five decades of being a car owner, Brady worked with some of […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Every year there is a driver who is honestly surprised with their success and this year’s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Division III national champion fits the bill.   Patrick Thomas started the season at New Smyrna Speedway – just down the road from the Daytona Beach, Florida, home office of NASCAR […]

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