The script was written perfectly for “Hollywood” Dan Holtz, who took the lead role Saturday night in the SPEARS (SRL) Southwest Tour Series’ first visit to Tucson Speedway (AZ). Holtz led 121 laps en route to his first SRL series win and second Southwest Tour win overall.   Holtz was able to hold off a […]

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Whether it was on dirt or on pavement, Short Track Racing was in full force throughout North America this past weekend.  From a wild night at Bowman Gray to the high banks of Salem Speedway to the dirt at "The Mag," Speed51.com has all the stories you could ever want to read from this weekend.   […]

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Ryan Cansdale continued his early season hot streak with a convincing win in the 51 Fifty Energy Drink 100 SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series event at Irwindale Speedway (CA) Saturday night. The Laguna Beach, California driver led the final 45 laps and held off series veteran Dan Holtz by 1.10 seconds to score his second […]

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Whether it was on dirt or on pavement, Short Track Racing was in full force this past weekend throughout North America.  From the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour pounding the pavement at Lancaster (NY) to the Big Block Modifieds slinging dirt in the Northeast, the action on the short tracks was intense.   To get you […]

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David Mayhew and Ryan Cansdale each won 75 lap features for the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series at Kern County Raceway Park (CA) last Saturday night, but it was Derek Thorn who came home with the overall victory.  In a race that had a unique twin 75 lap feature format for the series, Mayhew was […]

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The Short Track racing season is officially in full swing as there was action taking place coast-to-coast this weekend.  From the Super DIRTcar Series opening their season to Outlaws roaring around Kalamazoo, Speed51 had it all covered.   To get you caught up on the stories that took place this past weekend throughout the country, Speed51.com […]

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Ryan Cansdale dominated the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series 100 presented by Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse at The Irwindale Event Center (CA) Saturday night. Cansdale took the lead from Parker Stephens on lap 3, and was never headed, despite a lap 98 caution that put two time series champion, Derek Thorn, on his back bumper. He took […]

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At 17 years of age, Ryan Cansdale has already won more championships than most drivers will ever hope to achieve.  The young driver from Laguna Beach, California has a personality that personifies the laid back, carefree and relaxed environment that his hometown’s reputation exudes.  But once behind the wheel of the race car his competitive […]

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The 2016 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series championship will be made up of nine points paying events, the season will open and close at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on April 9th and November 19th respectively.   $5,000 TO WIN - A record minimum of $5,000 will be awarded to the winner of each […]

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The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series concluded their 2015 season, this last weekend, at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Six drivers entered the event with a chance of winning their first series championship, but only one would emerge with the title. Only 3 points separated Greg Voigt from Jacob Gomes, with another 22 points […]

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