The driver-team combination of the DeLange and Beers families has become a familiar one over the years in Modified racing, particularly in the New York-Penn region. After a valiant campaign by Eric Beers in the No. 45 in 2019 on the Race of Champions Modified Series, a new generation is ready to take the wheel […]

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Mount Morris, NY -- The Race of Champions Series family of participants, officials and fans gathered at the Genesee River Restaurant & Reception Center in Mount Morris for an evening of awards, accolades and celebration to conclude the 2019 championship season, where over 50 different point fund and special awards were presented.   Honored […]

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The Race of Champions is hard at work shaping the 2020 schedules for all their classes of racing, including the flagship RoC Asphalt Modified Series. While the sanctioning body recently revealed the weekend of September 24-26 for the 70th running of the RoC 250 weekend at Lake Erie Speedway in western Pennsylvania, the series […]

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As the year 2019 now gets down to its final hours, Speed51 is continuing its look back on a great decade of short track racing. Later this week, we will be revealing our list of the Top 10 short track drivers over the past 10 years, and to build things up, we’re examining some of […]

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Speed51’s coverage of all things short track racing expanded in 2019, including the eye on the thunder warriors of Modified racing, both north and south. Tour-types, narrow-wheeled, or even Supers, there was plenty to see in the past year, and we have much of it on the Speed51 Network. To celebrate, we have the Top […]

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Over the past three years, the faithful fans of the Race of Champions have visited Speed51 in order to decide the Most Popular Drivers across all the RoC divisions. With 2019 now in the rear view mirror, Speed51 is ready to open the polls once again for voting towards the season's Most Popular Driver Awards. […]

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For the past couple of seasons, New York Modified ace Patrick Emerling had taken on one of the most daunting racing schedules out of anyone, not just in the Northeast, but the entire country. Committing to running both the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, the focus has been […]

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The 69th Annual Race of Champions 250 is still four days away for the Modified teams of the RoC Modified Series, but already many have already picked their driver to beat: Matt Hirschman. This isn't surprising given the fact that he's a six-time winner overall, a winner of four consecutive Race of Champions, and the […]

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North East, Pa. -- After an exciting season, the 2019 Race of Champions family of Series will crown six champions as part of the 69th Annual Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend at Lake Erie Speedway.   Four of the six championships have different contenders that can take home the championship.   […]

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