This week the guys discuss crown jewel races. What are they? And what crown jewels maybe shouldn’t be considered as such any longer?

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The road to the 51st Annual Snowball Derby will begin Friday night when the Blizzard Series / Southern Super Series Super Late Models battle at Five Flags Speedway (FL).  Friday night's race will be the first of four Blizzard Series races held at the Pensacola, FL oval this season.  Our resident "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor […]

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Christian Eckes Age: 18 Current Level: ARCA Racing Series Hometown: Middletown, NY Last Year’s Draft: 3rd Highest Pick: 3rd Anticipated 2018 Pick: 11-20   The Skinny: The 2016 Snowball Derby winner had some tough luck in 2017, failing to find victory lane throughout the year. Eckes snapped his winless streak last weekend in the ARCA Racing Series at Salem […]

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Voting for the #51Awards is complete. We've announced most of them, but in Ep. 3 of Unfiltered we break down each category. http://media.blubrry.com/speed51podcast/content.blubrry.com/speed51podcast/

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In recent years, two short track racing events have established themselves as being the biggest and the best in North America.  Although many other great events are held nationwide each year, the two events we’re speaking of are in a class of their own when it comes to popularity among race fans.   Those two […]

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A racing road trip goes beyond the race cars and the race track; it is what the destination offers as a whole that makes a racing destination special.  It includes the track and event itself, the local sights and sounds, restaurants, accommodations and fun activities away from the race track.   For the first time, […]

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One year ago, Speed51.com released a story about the influx of big-money asphalt Super Late Model races being held throughout North America.  At the time, that list included 25 events from coast to coast.  Today, that number continues to grow and now sits at 30 events paying a minimum of $10,000 to win.   Over […]

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2017 brought us some great racing moments. We've already seen the best Super Late Model and Modified videos of 2017. Now it's time to take a look at the 10 best videos from all types of Short Track Racing from 2017.   And remember, it's never too late to become a member of the Speed51 […]

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There are great short track racing events that take place all over North America each year, but for one reason or another, there are always a few that are more intriguing than others.  In some cases, it's because it's a new event.  In other cases, it's because of an increased purse or a new race […]

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