The first two rounds of the 2020 Short Track Draft are complete, with 25 drivers selected thus far. The first 10 picks were announced during the first-ever Short Track Draft Selection Show.  The second round, featuring selections 11 through 25, was unveiled Friday night.   The process of narrowing down a pool of more than 300 […]

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Stephen Nasse joined a prestigious list of drivers Thursday who have been drafted nine times in the Speed51 Short Track Draft, with his best career draft selection of fourth.  But, should he have been drafted even higher?   In 2019, our Short Track Draft evaluation when Nasse was selected 23rd overall by a panel of […]

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The 2020 Short Track Draft ballot was completed by over 50 short track insiders, including media members, team and driver development professionals, track and series promoters and officials, product and industry representatives, NASCAR National Series drivers, crew members, short track racing veterans and more.   The voters could select as few as 10 and as […]

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In a relatively short amount of time, Hailie Deegan has already made a major impact in stock car racing.  The three-time ARCA Menards Series West winner was named the second overall pick in the 2020 Short Track Draft Thursday, continuing her ascent up the racing ladder.   Deegan was named the number-two pick based on […]

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In the NFL Draft, there is always a player that surprises many by going off the board much earlier than previously projected.  Jake Garcia was expected to be picked up in this year’s Speed51 Short Track Draft, but when fellow Georgia native and NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott called his name as the 10th […]

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Derek Griffith earned his fifth career Short Track Draft pick Thursday night, continuing a steady climb up the draft rankings.  Breaking onto draft boards with the 49th pick in 2016, Griffith earned the third-overall pick in the 2020 Short Track Draft.   Before this year, Griffith’s best selection was 12th in 2018.  The 23-year-old New […]

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Wisconsin’s Sam Mayer has done his fair share of winning over the past year since he was named the 12th overall pick of the 2019 Short Track Draft.  Experts in the Short Track Racing industry have taken notice.   Following a successful year that saw him win the ARCA Menards Series East Championship, as well […]

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The first round of the 2020 Speed51 Short Track Draft took place Thursday night, with the first-ever Short Track Draft Selection Show.  The Short Track Draft shines a spotlight on some of the top prospects in the short track racing world each year, and this year’s crop shows plenty of promise.   The honor of […]

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On Thursday night, the long wait will end and we’ll find out who is the number-one pick in the 2020 Short Track Draft.  It’s a process that has been taking place for 17 years, and has crowned some of the most promising racing prospects over that timespan.   Before tonight’s Short Track Draft Selection Show, […]

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