On a day when temperatures reached 90-plus degrees, the name of the game for the ARCA Midwest Tour All-Star 100 was survival.  At the end of the night, it was veteran racer and Wisconsin native Casey Johnson proving to be the fittest as he stood in victory lane at the Illinois bullring.   Three red […]

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Milwaukee, WI -- In his 43-year driving career, Edgerton, Wisconsin native Rich Bickle, Jr has raced at a staggering 225 paved race tracks across America. He has cataloged over 500 race victories in his storied career. It may be hard to believe, but the 58 year-old is still in quest of his first win at […]

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Bubba Pollard added another feature to his cap Sunday afternoon by winning the $10,000 ARCA Midwest Tour Joe Shear Classic at Wisconsin International Speedway.  The Senoia, Georgia driver took the lead for the first and final time on lap 159 en route to his first career Midwest Tour victory.   “It’s awesome.  I’ve got a […]

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The most prestigious Super Late Model race in America will be held Sunday afternoon at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. We take a look at the race in the edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   0: The number of drivers who have swept both the Snowball Derby and the Snowflake 100 in the […]

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The 53rd annual National Short Track Championships roll into Rockford Speedway this weekend.  For more than five decades the top names in short track racing have traveled to Rockford, IL for a chance to wear the famous wreath in Victory Lane.    “What makes this event so special to me is the history behind it,” Casey […]

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The ARCA Midwest Tour will begin its 11th season this Sunday at Madison International Speedway with the Joe Shear Classic 200.  Speed51.com's resident "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor takes a look at the 2017 season and history of the Midwest Tour "by the numbers."   11: This will be the 11th running of the Joe […]

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0 - Number of drivers who have swept both the Snowball Derby and the Snowflake 100 in the same weekend. The closest to do it was Augie Grill in 2007 as he finished third in that years’ Snowflake before winning the Derby the next day. Chase Elliott won the Snowflake 100 and the Derby in 2013, but was […]

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6:16 6:12 For everyone at Speed51.com, this is Kevin Ramsell, thank you for joining us and have a good night. 6:12 Click here to visit site 6:12 Special thanks to longtime Speed51.com sponsor Five Star Race Car Bodies in Twin Lakes, WI for being today's presenting sponsor of this memorable day in Rich Bickle's long racing […]

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