In a strategic multi-year agreement, Motor Mile Speedway & Dragway and the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (RWRE) have announced a deal that that will enhance existing race programs and expand entertainment offerings at the Radford, VA motorsports venue.   Under the agreement, which includes a multi-year lease, RWRE will assume control of venue operations, with […]

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A successful racing career has always begins somewhere, and on this date in 2006 a young Doug Coby scored his first career win on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.  Not only did he breakthrough for his first career tour victory, but he did so in one of the most prestigious races of the year: the Spring […]

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The year was 1983, and a young Rusty Wallace was about to have a year that would put him on the map.   On this date in 1983, Wallace won at Mobile International Speedway with the All Pro Super Series.  Wallace beat out Freddie Fryar, Tom Jones, Butch Miller and Mike Eddy.  Gary Balough led […]

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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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As we continue to close in on the 50th Annual Snowball Derby, we at Speed51.com continue our look at the history of the event through the years.  Our newest feature takes you through the race decade-by-decade and give you a look at each year’s race.   Today we take a look at the 1980s, a decade which […]

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As we approach the 50th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway, it only makes sense to put together a list of the top 50 drivers who have helped shape the history of the prestigious race.  We start today with a look at #31 through #40 on the all-time list.   If you haven’t viewed #41 – #50 […]

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After ciphering through more than 100 applicants, selecting seven to be part of the inaugural program and racing through a grueling schedule, the Kulwicki Driver Development program is awarding more than $50,000 to its champion Ty Majeski.   The KKDP held its banquet at The Speedway Club at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina […]

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CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR Champion and Hall-of-Famer Rusty Wallace will serve as the featured speaker at the inaugural Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) banquet on Dec. 14. The first-year organization’s celebration event will be held in the Speedway Club at Charlotte Motor Speedway.   “We are thrilled to have Rusty as our featured speaker at […]

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This Wednesday night, the “Action Attraction” on the south side, Fort Wayne’s BAER FIELD SPEEDWAY, will present one of the biggest racing extravaganzas of the year with the inaugural running of the $10,000 to-win “Kenny Wallace 100” for Outlaw Super Late Models. Along with the cars, the stars of the evening will be NASCAR’s KENNY […]

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