While the real-life Rattler 250 has been postponed to April 3-5 due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), numerous Late Model Stars will be competing in a virtual replica of the race on iRacing Saturday night.   The eRattler 250 will take place at the virtual Lanier Raceplex using Super Late Models with a fixed […]

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The 44th Rattler Weekend at South Alabama Speedway has been rescheduled for April 3-5.   With growing concerns surrounding COVID-19 and its effects on the nation, track officials decided to postpone the event scheduled for this weekend.   "We are just as disappointed as everyone else that the Rattler event has to be postponed," said […]

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Despite the best efforts of the staff at South Alabama Speedway, the 44th Annual Rattler Weekend has been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic that has impacted major events throughout the country. Originally scheduled to be held this coming weekend, March 20-22, the event has been postponed to a later date.   “We did all that […]

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Many sporting events have been postponed or cancelled in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including in short track racing.  However, one of Super Late Model racing’s crown jewel events is moving forward for next weekend.   John Dykes, owner and promoter of South Alabama Speedway, said during a special edition of Speed51’s “The Bullring” […]

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Many professional sporting events have announced postponements, suspensions and cancellations due to the effects of the coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19. This has also impacted major auto racing events, with postponements in Formula 1, NASCAR, IndyCar, IMSA, NHRA and many others   The impacts of the pandemic are also reaching into the short track racing […]

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Just eleven days sit between now and the 44th Annual Rattler 250 on Sunday, March 22 at South Alabama Speedway.  More names have been added to the list of drivers searching for a date with the rattlesnake in victory lane at the end of 250 laps. Two-time Rattler 250 winner Augie Grill has thrown his […]

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Defending Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway Pro Late Model champion Jackson Boone will be taking the next step in his racing career during the 2020 season. The Tennessee teenager recently told Speed51 that he will be moving up to the Super Late Model division, beginning with the 44th Annual Rattler 250 at South Alabama Speedway on March […]

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Northwest racing legend Garrett Evans is set to embark on what will potentially be his final year of racing with a trip to the opposite end of the country. The 64-year-old will make the most out of a trip east by making his debut in the 44th Annual Rattler 250 at South Alabama Speedway on […]

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