History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep.  At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new "Throwback Thursday" segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past.  During each edition of Throwback Thursday, we will revisit stories previously published on […]

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Wednesday night proved to be ‘Rico Night’ once again at the Chili Bowl Nationals as Rico Abreu scored the Wednesday prelim feature win for the fifth time in six years. The St. Helena, CA driver started on the outside of the front row and worked past Brad Sweet just before halfway to give car owner […]

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Rossburg, Ohio - Rico Abreu returns to the seat of a Keith Kunz Motorsports/Curb-Agajanian USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget this Saturday, September 28, at the 38th 4-Crown Nationals presented by NKT.tv from Eldora Speedway. Abreu is a two-time 4-Crown midget feature winner, in 2013 and 2016. The 2014 USAC National Midget […]

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West Burlington, Iowa - It took Tony Stewart nearly six months to earn his second Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory of the 2019 season, but the victory was well worth the wait, scoring the inaugural Rayce Rudeen Foundation Race win at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, […]

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Each year, the Short Track Draft on Speed51.com ranks the top prospects in short track racing.  Throughout the years, many of the drivers selected in the Short Track Draft have gone on to accomplish big things in NASCAR's three national series.  Like the NFL Draft, others have ended up being busts and all but disappeared […]

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In today's racing world, becoming a star takes more than just on-track performance.  Just like the high component braking systems and components offered by StopTech, it takes the full package.  Part of that package involves a driver's presence, creativity and ability to interact with fans on social media.    With that in mind, Speed51.com has […]

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Rico Abreu dominated Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night at the 33rd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals, sweeping his heat race, qualifier, and feature at the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma Wednesday.   As a two-time winner of the Chili Bowl driving for the Keith Kunz Motorsports operation that has won the last four […]

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