On Wednesday, Scott Bloomquist was announced as one of the “ringers” for the inaugural season of Superstar Racing Experience (SRX), as he will climb behind the wheel at Knoxville Raceway on June 19.  While Bloomquist has established himself as one of the all-time greats in Dirt Late Model racing with more than 600 career feature […]

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – NASCAR veteran Greg Biffle, five-time Rallycross champion and former Formula One driver Scott Speed, and Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Scott Bloomquist are the latest additions to the all-star lineup that will compete in the inaugural Superstar Racing Experience (SRX), a six-race short-track series airing this summer on Saturday nights in […]

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Kyle Strickler’s heart sank when he looked left with five laps to go.   In his 11th World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model start – chasing his first World of Outlaws victory – the Mooresville, NC native had led all 35 laps up to that point, holding off Ross Bailes for the spot.   […]

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Knox Dale, PA. — At 56 years old, Scott Bloomquist is still defying the odds.   In January, the 2002 National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame inductee underwent a thorough hip replacement. Just eight months later, he parked the Drydene Performance Products, Petroff Towing, Team Zero Race Car No. 0 in victory lane.   […]

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Less than 24 hours after Thursday’s preliminary win was ruthless ripped from his grasp in the final corner, Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill. got his vengeance in the best way possible; by winning.   Drawing the pole position after he was QuickTime in his group and won his heat race, Sheppard piloted the Rocket1 […]

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All the stars lined up to make a real snoozer of a race and one special day for the Elliott family.  Up-and-coming driver Chase Elliott couldn’t help the situation.  For him, it was a chance to race at Rockingham Speedway (NC), where his father had run so many times in his career.  Elliott’s team, led […]

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CONCORD, NC – Dirt Late Model racers are quick to adapt to changing conditions with every race, but Monday night they faced one of the biggest challenges they’ve ever seen — the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model iRacing Invitational from The (virtual) Dirt Track at Charlotte.   The event broadcast on DIRTVision included […]

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NFL quarterback Tom Brady stole the attention of the sports world Tuesday morning when he announced he would not be returning to the New England Patriots, the team he had played for since being drafted in 2000.  While the debates will continue for years over who is or isn’t the G.O.A.T. (Greatest of All Time) […]

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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.  With the attention of the racing world on the state of Florida, this […]

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During the past decade, thousands of short track racers have entertained fans at race tracks throughout North America.  While each and every grassroots racer deserves a pat on the back for what they do, there are a handful of racers who established themselves as the best of the decade.   In recent weeks, the Speed51 […]

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