The fifth season for the Championship Auto Racing Series (CARS Tour) gets underway this Saturday with a pair of $10,000-to-win races at Southern National Motorsports Park (NC).  To prepare for the season, we take a look at both the Late Model Stock Car and Super Late Model circuits in this edition of “By the Numbers” […]

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After several years competing in the Late Model Stock world of the Mid-Atlantic region, Statesville, North Carolina driver Justin Crider is making the jump to Super Late Models.   Crider and his team had considered the move for several seasons and felt the time was right to take the leap in 2019.   “We really […]

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Matt McCall rebounded from a spin near the halfway mark of the Thanksgiving Classic at Southern National Motorsports Park (NC) to take the win in the 200-lap Late Model Stock Car crown jewel, outdueling hometown hero Deac McCaskill for his second-straight win in the event.   The spin came on lap 101, as McCall was […]

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The Thanksgiving Classic is one of the most exciting Late Model Stock Car races in the country each year and this year’s race is sure to be even more exciting with “Controlled Cautions” set to spice up the competition.   The 18th running of the Thanksgiving Classic features 14 races over the course of three […]

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Philip Morris received a phone call Wednesday afternoon that he’s been waiting for all summer long.  When Morris answered his phone, NASCAR Executive Vice President Steve O’Donnell was on the other end to congratulate him on his record-tying fifth NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Championship.   After a 23-win season competing in Late Model Stock […]

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Despite Mother Nature’s best attempt to derail plans, a number of short track racing events were held and completed around the country this past weekend.   To get you caught up on the biggest stories that took place, Speed51.com presents you with a list of top 10 stories from the weekend.   1. Mr. Freeze […]

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LUCAMA, NC – Justin Johnson got his redemption at Southern National Motorsports Park in the first of two Late Model Stock Car twins on Saturday night while Bradley McCaskill scored his biggest Southern National victory in the second twin.   Johnson came to Southern National with something to prove after finishing second in the Thanksgiving […]

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LUCAMA, NC – Chris Chapman snapped a near two-year winless drought at Southern National Motorsports Park on Saturday afternoon, holding off Andrew Grady in a thriller in the Easter Bunny 100.   Rusty Daniels won the first segment of the race while Chapman was biding his time.  In the second segment, Chapman made the move, […]

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