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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After displaying an impressive performance at the Snowball Derby, there have been many who have been wondering what might be next for Raphael Lessard in 2019. Beyond the knowledge that he was parting ways with Kyle Busch Motorsports, there has been little talk of plans for the 17-year-old Super Late Model driver.   That's because […]

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Raphael Lessard stood on the cusp of winning the 51st Annual Snowball Derby late Sunday evening at Five Flags Speedway . However, what appeared to be the makings of an epic duel between Lessard and Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Noah Gragson faded with a late-race mechanical issue.   During stages of the most prestigious event […]

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Picking the winners of big short track races throughout the country is a tradition that our staff at Speed51.com has enjoyed for many years. With the biggest Super Late Model race of the year being held Sunday at Five Flags Speedway , we decided to challenge our staff once again.   This week we asked members […]

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The Kyle Busch Motorsports No. 51 has seen huge success at the Snowball Derby in recent years.  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Erik Jones and defending race winner Kyle Busch have both gone to victory lane, as well as Christopher Bell in 2015 before a post-race technical inspection issue left him disqualified.   For […]

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