The efforts of the Indoor Auto Racing Championship to hold this weekend’s 2020 season-ending Syracuse Indoor Auto Races at the New York State Fairground Exposition Center in Syracuse, New York came to a premature halt on Thursday afternoon after an announcement of an attendance restriction by the state in the wake of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) […]

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SYRACUSE, NY -- The late entry of young Mike Christopher Jr. has added even more intrigue to the March 13-14 Indoor Auto Racing Championship Series Fueled By VP events to held inside the Exposition Center on the grounds of the New York State Fairgrounds.   Christopher, 20 years old from Wolcott, CT, is set to suit […]

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Elma, New York -- Race of Champions management is releasing its 2020 racing “up-to-the-minute” schedules with the publication of a races scheduled for the Race of Champions family of series.   The schedule gives fans an opportunity to visit to premier racing facilities throughout the Northeast. These dates and locations will bring together traditional events […]

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Plattsburgh, N.Y. – The new Airborne Speedway management team of Lyle DeVore and Mike Perrotte are pleased to announce the Super DIRTcar Big Block Series will be making their 2020 appearance at the track.   Teams and fans need to mark their calendars for Tuesday, August 18 and be ready for the roar of the […]

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WEST HAVEN, Vt. – The spotlight will shine on local stock car racing’s “little guy” teams in 2020.  The all-new “Six Pack Series” has been created for intermediate-level, V8-powered stock cars, with six races at four distinctly different tracks in Vermont and New York’s Capital District.   Significant efforts have been made by each of […]

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- Just months after formally announcing his retirement from racing, Ransomville, NY asphalt Modified ace Chuck Hossfeld has become the latest TQ (Three Quarter) 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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