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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Sealed Engine Alliance Leaders announced a change Wednesday that has created quite the stir in the Super Late Model world.   Following an off-season dyno test, S.E.A.L. announced that all Hamner sealed engines must now use a 1.350” restrictor plate in order to achieve the competitive balance the organization is charged with ensuring.   […]

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Still fresh off one of his biggest triumphs behind the wheel of a race car, 2018 Snowball Derby winner Noah Gragson is not wasting anytime getting back behind the wheel of a Super Late Model. Later this month, the Las Vegas born young gun will return to one of the tracks where it all started […]

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It's that time of year when short track racers sit in their race shops thinking about what they can do to be better and faster during the upcoming racing season. We decided to interrupt their precious time in the shop to see what they resolve to do on and off the race track during the new […]

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While it seems like the racing season just ended, it’s already time for Christmas.  That’s right, the big day is just one day away.  Many are still braving the cold to do some last minute shopping.  Others are traveling to far away lands to visit family.   But it’s not too late to ask some […]

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Four big race winners from the 2018 season have officially been invited to the 2019 Speed51 Super Select at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis.  The inaugural winner-take-all Super Late Model All-Star Race will be held September 7, 2019 and feature many of the nation's top short track racers.   Once again, the event will be […]

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In the heart of December, Super Late Model teams are already planning for the 2019 season, which is now only weeks away, and the traditional wintertime events that come with it. Long known as the winter destination for racing in the Southwest, Tucson Speedway is already getting ready to welcome the best in the West […]

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Since coming onto the scene a few years ago, many people have had a hard time taking Noah Gragson seriously. It’s time for that to change, and it’s time to take him seriously following the biggest win of his career in the 51stAnnual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway.   To set up Gragson’s road […]

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