Kicking off the 42nd Annual Rattler 250 weekend, a diverse group of more than 50 Late Models practiced at South Alabama Speedway on Friday afternoon.  Racing veterans and local favorites turned laps around the 4/10 mile, but at the end of the day it was Raphael Lessard, the young Canadian driver, who was sitting […]

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Before Alabama timber rattlesnakes grow to become up to five feet in length, they are babies that are smaller in size.  Likewise, before we get to the prestigious Rattler 250 this Sunday at South Alabama Speedway, we turn our attention to the Baby Rattler 125 for Pro Late Models.   To get you ready for […]

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The trophy looks the same. The check is for the same amount.   However, Ty Majeski’s win in the 2017 Rattler 250 tells a vastly different story than his previous triumph.   Majeski grabbed the lead for the first time all day from Harrison Burton on a restart with just 19 laps to go on […]

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CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE RATTLER CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE VIDEO ONCE YOU PURCHASE YOU NEED TO LOG BACK IN TO WATCH THE RACE A stout field of 27 Southern Super Series Super Late Models assembled at South Alabama Speedway in Kinston, Alabama for the 41st Annual Rattler on Saturday afternoon. The race saw side-by-side racing action throughout the […]

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One caution period turned the Baby Rattler on its ear.   Both Jeff Choquette and Casey Roderick - who at the time ran first and second - suffered mechanical issues running under the yellow flag, and were forced to head to pit road.   Their misfortune was to Justin South's benefit as he inherited the […]

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Friday’s schedule at The Rattler was reserved for practice, a chance for the Pro Late Models and Southern Super Series Super Late Models to dial in their cars at South Alabama Speedway in advance of the 12th annual Pro Late Model Baby Rattler and the 41st annual Super Late Model Rattler 250.   Race […]

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The ball will drop in Times Square Saturday night signifying the end of the year 2016.  With that, a new year of short track racing will be upon us. But before we move on to 2017 we at Speed51.com powered by JEGS decided to take a look at the top 25 stories of the 2016 short track […]

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Bragging rights are once again on the line here at Speed51.com powered by JEGS.  Like with many of the prestigious short track racing events throughout the country, the Speed51 staff has sat down and made their picks for the 40th annual Rattler 250 at South Alabama Speedway.  With bragging rights on the line until the […]

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