While weather forced the nearly 170 competitors at Bristol Motor Speedway for the Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals to wait until the evening hours to get on track, the experience was worth the wait for some of the fastest in Friday’s practice sessions.   Each of the four divisions of competition at Bristol enjoyed one […]

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Today and tomorrow mark the 4th Annual Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway.  The event brings together four divisions of grassroots racing at “The Last Great Colosseum,” competing on the same high banks as the NASCAR stars for gladiator swords and a spot in Bristol history.   WATCH BRISTOL SATURDAY ON SPEED51.TV […]

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Just one week after NASCAR took to the high banks of Bristol Motor Speedway, “The Last Great Colosseum” will play host to grassroots racing on Saturday, September 26.   Some of the top drivers in short track racing will converge on Thunder Valley for the Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals, and fans unable to attend […]

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How important is Bristol Motor Speedway to Brett Hudson?  The Street Stock racer named his daughter after the race track.   “I was going to Bristol when I was a kid,” Hudson said on Speed51’s “The Bullring” on Monday.  “I was there for the Earnhardt and Labonte deals when I was young.  I even named […]

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Stephen Nasse will never forget his win in the 2019 Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway.  One year ago, Nasse pulled off one of the best comebacks of the 2019 season to win the Super Late Model portion of the event and claim the coveted gladiator sword.   After pitting for a […]

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This weekend, many of the top Super Late Model drivers in the nation head to Bristol Motor Speedway for the Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals.  Twenty-five drivers have confirmed their entries for the race, with several championship-caliber drivers starting “Big Race Season” with a 100-lap battle in “The Last Great Colosseum.”   Stephen Nasse will […]

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Former ARCA/CRA Super Series champion Josh Brock has a unique style.  A couple years ago, the Kentuckian was stylin’ with a cowboy hat every time he hopped out of a car.  Now, he has topped that.  Brock has added one heck of a mullet in progress to his profile.   Now picture this… Josh Brock […]

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Short track racing fans start their week with a trip to “The Bullring,” Speed51’s weekly talk show.  This week, some new friends will join the party, as Charlotte Fence will be a presenting sponsor of “The Bullring.”   Charlotte Fence specializes in aluminum fence, gates and railing in residential, commercial and industrial grades.  Charlotte Fence […]

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Alex Prunty normally spends most of his time racing at the Slinger Super Speedway, where he has an extensive family history with multiple track championships to their name.  His first-ever start outside the Upper Midwest will come in a big way, with a trip to “The Last Great Colosseum” for the Pinty’s U.S. Short Track […]

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Bristol Motor Speedway is gearing up for a busy two-week stretch of racing at “The Last Great Colosseum,” concluding with the Pinty’s U.S. Short Track Nationals next weekend, September 25-26.  Four divisions will take to the half-mile once again, with Super Late Model, Pro Late Model, Street Stock and Vore’s Compact competitors vying for the […]

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