One day before the Kalamazoo Speedway season was scheduled to begin with the Intimidator 100, track officials received a court order to not host racing this weekend. Due to that, Friday's Intimidator 100, as well as Sunday’s planned Enduro, will not be contested as scheduled.   “About 24 hours before we were to welcome fans […]

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Adam Terry had a magical season in 2019 at Kalamazoo Speedway, that was bookended by two of his biggest accomplishments to date.  He started off the season by winning the Intimidator 100 in April and ended the season with his first Outlaw Super Late Model track championship at the 3/8-mile oval.   Two-plus months after […]

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Andy Bozell earned the moniker “12-Time” from his prowess at Kalamazoo Speedway, where he has won 12 Outlaw Super Late Model track championships over the years.  He got his start in racing 25 miles east of there at the 1/4-mile Galesburg Speedway, where he is also a multi-time track champion.   He returned to where […]

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Over the course of his career, Johnny Benson, Jr. found success in just about every level of racing he competed in.   He won the ASA National Tour title in 1993 before making the jump to what’s now the NASCAR Xfinity Series full-time in 1994 and winning the series title one year later. Benson also […]

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Outlaw Super Late Model racing has made a home in the Midwest – in particular, Northern Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio – over the years with a strong, loyal fanbase. The unique wedge-bodied machines have captivated short track racing fans and drivers alike with breathtaking speeds and a variety of looks unmatched in all of racing. […]

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The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought a standstill to many aspects of everyday life, on and off the race track. Speed51 sent out a story urging drivers to send their stories and videos regarding what they are doing during the pandemic.   The state of Michigan has been one of the hardest-hit states with […]

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We are less than a month away from the start of Outlaw Super Late Model season in the Midwest, with the Intimidator 100 at Kalamazoo Speedway (MI) scheduled for Friday, April 24. With that said, we decided to take a look at the top racers in the discipline today.   Without further ado, here are […]

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The first round of the Speed51 “Short Track Madness” tournament saw its share of upsets, but just how many were there?   Out of the 32 matchups in the first round, the lower seed won nearly half of them, with 13 coming from drivers who were a double-digit seed. Compare that to the NCAA Tournament […]

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One of the premier short tracks in the Midwest will have a new owner in the future. Kalamazoo Speedway announced this morning that Gary Howe is selling the 3/8-mile facility to local businessman Randy Ritchey, who will take full reigns of the track effective November 1, 2020. The track is home to the biggest Outlaw […]

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