North East, Pa. — Race of Champions and Lake Erie Speedway management have agreed to and are announcing the dates for Race of Champions Weekend through the 2024 race season.   Race of Champions Weekend will take place at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pa., on the following dates; September 23, 24 and 25, […]

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Erie, Pennsylvania – (January 6, 2021) – In a cooperative effort among hotel properties throughout Erie County, Pennsylvania, the Erie Sports Commissions and Race of Champions management have agreed to provide participants and fans with several affordable lodging opportunities at the hotel of their choice throughout the duration of the Race of Champions 250 event […]

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Despite the big hole in the schedule of the 2020 racing season, there was still plenty to behold from the ground pounders of the short tracks. Here’s the Top 10 Modified races of the year that we had featured on Speed51.TV.   Tri-Track Modifieds at Monadnock – Highlights – July 5, 2020 Tri-Track Modifieds at […]

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Looking at the results alone from the 70th running of the Race of Champions 250, it appeared to be a case of déjà vu once again with Matt Hirschman taking the Al Gerber Trophy in the oldest Modified race in the land. In truth, it was much more complicated than that.   REPLAY: RACE OF […]

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The Race of Champions 250, one of the truly historic events in short track racing, takes place this weekend at Lake Erie Speedway.  It will be an action-packed weekend of racing at the Pennsylvania bullring.   Before the 70th Race of Champions kicks off, here are 10 Things to Know about the venerable racing classic. […]

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Tommy Catalano was poised to have a busy this weekend between the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour at Stafford Speedway on Saturday and the Race of Champions 250 at Lake Erie Speedway on Sunday.  The New York driver has split time between the two series in recent years, and with schedules for both series changing rapidly […]

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North East, Pa. – Lake Erie Speedway and Race of Champions management are prepared to offer fans a “flex” schedule in case it is needed to give fans and participants an opportunity to see the entire show on Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27 as part of Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of […]

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North East, PA – Race of Champions Modified Series competitors will compete for $12,570.70-to-win when the 70th Annual Race of Champions 250 finally takes center stage on Sunday, September 27. The race is second longest running consecutively, only to the Indianapolis 500 and is “the Granddaddy” of Modified racing tradition and the lone modified race […]

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