While the SRL Winter Showdown and Kern County Raceway Park (CA) are still young in the short track world, they have become instant classics for all who have attended the past couple seasons. It is a sentiment that is especially strong for the teams on the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series roster who race for […]

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Derek Thorn holds most of the important records in the SPEARS (SRL) Southwest Tour Series.  This past November, Thorn added another one to his resume.  The Lakeport, CA driver registered his record-tying third championship, putting him on par with Jim Pettit II in that category.  The championship will go a long way in establishing Thorn […]

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Salt Lake City, UT -- For the first time in history, the West Coast’s top-two Super Late Model series will come together for racing’s version of the Civil War. They will converge on Rocky Mountain Raceways (RMR) in West Valley, Utah for the $10,000 to win “Retro Custom Metals 150” as part of a 26-car […]

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LAS VEGAS – The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will put the finishing touches on an exciting 2016 season when it hosts the West Coast Short Track Championships on Saturday night.   The popular event will close the short track’s 2016 competition schedule as three major racing series come to town for the special […]

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The black Approved Memory No. 2, driven by Craig Raudman, is one of the most recognized Late Models on the West Coast.  Raudman has been wheeling that machine, off and on, since he teamed up with car owner Dave Reed in 1994.  In that period of time, Raudman has become one of the most well-known […]

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Bakersfield, CA – The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series will make its second and final appearance of 2016 at Kern County Raceway this Saturday night for the “Bulwark FR 150 presented by 51 FIFTY Energy Drink”.  Saturday night’s 150-lap event at the high-banked half-mile is the penultimate race of the 2016 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series championship […]

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The Coors Light/Speed51.com bonus is returning to the SRL Winter Showdown for the second straight year.  The bonus will ensure that each of the 36 drivers in the scheduled- starting field for the Third Annual SRL Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park in California (Feb 8 - 11, 2017) will receive a minimum payout […]

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The Short Track Racing world world was busy this past weekend. This weekend saw some big races and some surprise winners too. To get you caught up on the stories that took place this past weekend throughout the country, Speed51.com powered by JEGS presents you with a list of top 10 stories from the weekend.   1. Bowling Unofficially Clinches […]

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At the age of 46, Porter Ranch, CA driver Keith Spangler has been racing for nearly 40 years, because of his passion and love of the sport.  Over the course of his career the third generation driver has developed the reputation as being a tough, but fair competitor, who gets the most possible out of […]

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Race fans, it’s time to have your voices heard.  For the first time in SPEARS (SRL) Southwest Tour Series history, the series’ Most Popular Driver award will be hosted on Speed51.com.   Voting is currently open and fans can make their way to Speed51.com to vote for their favorite driver that competes in the West […]

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