North and South collide this weekend at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) for the 17th Annual North-South Shootout, featuring some of the top Modified drivers from both the Northeast and Southeast.  To prepare for the event, here is a look "By the Numbers" at the history of the Modified showcase.   2: Patrick Emerling returns South […]

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Since moving into the Tour-type Modified ranks around 15 years ago, Les Hinckley has become a familiar name, particularly in his native New England while competing on the Tri-Track Open Modified Series and Valenti Modified Racing Series. On occasion, the Windsor Locks, Connecticut driver has also made trips down south, particularly for the North-South Shootout, […]

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The North-South Shootout comes to one of short track racing’s most historic venues, taking place at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) for the first time on November 9.  Race fans unable to make the trip to “The Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars” will still be able to watch the 17th Annual North-South Shootout live on Speed51.   […]

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The North South Shootout moves to a new home in 2019, as the event’s 17th running will take place at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) on November 7-9.  The event already looks like it will live up to that name, with several Northeast Modified standouts ready to take on the Southern Modified stars.   Leading the entry […]

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Union, Ky. – Chris Madden found his way to Victory Lane on Thursday night in the Sunoco North/South Shootout at Florence Speedway.   The win marks the South Carolina native’s first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season and his first ever at Florence Speedway. Madden becomes the thirteenth different winner on […]

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After months of rumors and uncertainty, Concord Speedway (NC) officials posted on the track’s Facebook page Tuesday that a sale of the speedway property is imminent, and all racing for the 2019 season at the facility would be halted.   The Facebook post, written by track marketing director Jennifer Campbell, also offered its gratitude and […]

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One of the premier Modified events in the country will be moving to a new venue in 2019.  Promoters of the North South Shootout have informed Speed51.com that the event will be changing venues from Concord Speedway (NC) to the historical Hickory Motor Speedway (NC).   The 17th Annual North South Shootout will be held […]

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The Speed51 Network served as the go-to source for short track racing videos in 2018.  With cameras rolling at race track throughout North America, over 1,000 videos were and are available to Speed51 Network premium subscribers.   We know there are a lot of videos to sort through, so we decided to break it down […]

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Asheboro, NC – PRA Tours (Prestoria Race Alliance) continue to expand in the short track industry by announcing the addition of Super Late Models. PRA Tours recently acquired the Southeast Limited Late Model Series and also hosts the Southern Modified Series, 602 Modifieds, 602 Super Limiteds and the prestigious North-South Shootout.   The newly formed […]

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