MT. PLEASANT, Mich. – Beard Motorsports has selected Noah Gragson to drive its No. 62 Chevrolet Camaro in the 63rd running of the Daytona 500 Feb. 14 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway.   Upon qualifying for The Great American Race, the event will mark Gragson’s NASCAR Cup Series debut, and it will come at the […]

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In one of the most talent-laden Last Chance Qualifiers in the history of the Snowball Derby, Chase Elliott raced to the win while Chandler Smith muscled his way from the rear of the field into the final transfer spot.   WATCH THE SNOWBALL DERBY ON SPEED51.TV   Elliott took the lead from two-time Snowball Derby […]

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It is said every year that the Last Chance Qualifier at the Snowball Derby would create a spectacular feature race at most short tracks in America.  This year’s version of the race to get into the 53rd edition of the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway makes that statement even more true.   WATCH THE […]

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Another former winner of the Tom Dawson Trophy has joined the fold for the 53rd Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway.  2018 Derby winner Noah Gragson has teamed up with Wauters Motorsports to chase his second win in the crown jewel Super Late Model race.   WATCH THE SNOWBALL DERBY ON SPEED51.TV   It […]

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The Snowball Derby brings the best of the best in Late Model racing to Pensacola, Florida each year.  However, the driver standing in victory lane after 300 laps at Five Flags Speedway isn’t always one of the faces you’d expect in the star-studded field.  Here are 10 of the biggest upsets in the history of […]

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LAS VEGAS – NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs driver and Las Vegas native Noah Gragson will return home again to take on a talented field in The Open Comp at The Fall Classic at Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s Bullring on Saturday night.   Gragson – a 14-time winner at The Bullring – will be among a […]

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Ryan Preece found himself at the front of the field when the caution flag waved during the final lap of Saturday’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race at Sonoma Raceway.  In most circumstances, Preece would’ve been celebrating in victory lane shortly after the yellow flag waved.  But he wasn’t.  Instead, he was left fuming as […]

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SONOMA, Calif. — The black flag taketh away; the black flag giveth.   In a race where Noah Gragson thought his chance for a win disappeared with a penalty for jumping a restart, the 20-year-old from Las Vegas wound up in Victory Lane after Ryan Preece’s apparent win disappeared under similar circumstances.   In the […]

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Each year, the Short Track Draft on Speed51.com ranks the top prospects in short track racing.  Throughout the years, many of the drivers selected in the Short Track Draft have gone on to accomplish big things in NASCAR’s three national series.  Like the NFL Draft, others have ended up being busts and all but disappeared […]

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