Mike Stefanik's impact on the world of motorsports cannot be denied.  That was apparent Sunday evening when the tragic news was delivered that the nine-time NASCAR champion had been killed in a plane crash in Sterling, Connecticut.  As the news spread, the reflections and comments from those he impacted began spreading on social media.   […]

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Ryan Preece found himself at the front of the field when the caution flag waved during the final lap of Saturday's NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race at Sonoma Raceway.  In most circumstances, Preece would've been celebrating in victory lane shortly after the yellow flag waved.  But he wasn't.  Instead, he was left fuming as […]

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SONOMA, Calif. — The black flag taketh away; the black flag giveth.   In a race where Noah Gragson thought his chance for a win disappeared with a penalty for jumping a restart, the 20-year-old from Las Vegas wound up in Victory Lane after Ryan Preece’s apparent win disappeared under similar circumstances.   In the […]

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A last-minute decision to race at Stafford Motor Speedway paid off for Ryan Preece, who won the Twisted Tea Open Modified 80 on Friday night.  Preece now has two wins in three races in a Modified this season, following his Sunoco Modified victory at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on Wednesday, June 5.   […]

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With a weekend off from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Ryan Preece of Berlin, Ct. will jump into his refurbished old school race car hauler and head to Riverhead Raceway on Long Island Saturday June 15th to defend his 2018 race win in the 3rd annual Islip 300. Awaiting Preece to contend for the […]

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This Wednesday night at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park already has more than enough hype surrounding it with the homecoming of 2013 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and two-time Thompson Sunoco Modified champion Ryan Preece for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Thompson 125.  As he did for many seasons at “The Big T,” Preece will be running […]

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THOMPSON, Conn. – Current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series star Ryan Preece is returning to his racing roots next week.   The Berlin, Connecticut, driver will compete in both the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Thompson 125 and the 30 lap Sunoco Modified feature next Wednesday, June 5 right here at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.   […]

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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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Prior to the 2012 Short Track Draft on Speed51.com, Bubba Pollard wondered what he needed to do to put his name at the top of the draft board.  The simple fact was that he needed to do exactly what he ended up doing during the 2011 season.   At the age of 25, Pollard won […]

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