ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- Just months after formally announcing his retirement from racing, Ransomville, NY asphalt Modified ace Chuck Hossfeld has become the latest TQ  Midget entrant in the NAPA Know How Indoor Auto Racing Series events inside Atlantic City, NJ’s famed Boardwalk Hall.   “When I made the announcement to retire I could not believe […]

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Rising to the challenge is what separates a top-notch driver from the rest of the pack. Whether it’s dominating a race, going on a winning streak or sealing a win with a late-race pass, drivers slowly rise to the top of the field and make a name for themselves.   That’s why FK Rod Ends, […]

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Elma, NY — Since the completion of the 2019 US Open at New York International Raceway Park, home to Lancaster National Speedway, Race of Champions management has continued its attempts to resolve issues with the facility.   To date finances for purse money due to Race of Champions have still not been paid in full, […]

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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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As the year 2019 comes to a close, we at Speed51 are taking a look back, not just at the past year but an entire decade of short track racing. Our work will culminate with a top 10 list of the drivers who have performed the best and have left the biggest mark on the […]

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In 2020 The Granite State Pro Stock Series will visit eleven tracks across five states. The series, in its ninth year of operation, will undertake its most ambitious schedule to date with one new venue and plenty of great racing for competitors and fans alike.   The series will kick off at the Claremont Motorsports […]

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Rising to the challenge is what separates a top-notch driver from the rest of the pack. Whether it’s dominating a race, going on a winning streak or sealing a win with a late-race pass, drivers slowly rise to the top of the field and make a name for themselves. That’s why the FK Rod Ends, […]

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One of the most infamous cars in short track racing history was Gary Balough’s “Batmobile,” which won Super DIRT Week in 1980.  The car roared to life again this past weekend in anticipation of an exhibition during Eastern States Weekend at Orange County Fair Speedway on October 25-27.   Big-Block Modified standout and NASCAR […]

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OSWEGO, NY – Would he make it or not? The closing laps of Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 capped a drama-filled NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway, where Mat Williamson had enough fuel to charge to the checkers while the car that was closing fast did not.   A late caution set […]

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OSWEGO, NY — From hot laps and time trials under the bright sun to intense heat race competition under the lights to a concert just outside the pit area, Friday’s NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week action at Oswego Speedway did not disappoint. With a combined 305 cars in the pits, all four racing divisions […]

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