Harrison Burton scored the biggest Late Model victory of his young career Sunday afternoon at Crisp Motorsports Park in Cordele, Georgia.  The 16-year-old put on a dominating performance against a stout field of Super Late Model drivers to win the 200-lap ARCA/CRA Super Series portion of SpeedFest 2017.   “The car was just amazing.  I […]

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Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about this weekend’s CRA SpeedFest 200 in 51’s Fast Facts below. (Featured photo credit: Speed51.com/Bruce Nuttleman)   Dates: Friday, January 27th – Sunday, January 29th   Track:  Crisp Motorsports Park, 385 Farmers Market Road Cordele, Ga 31015   Location: Cordele, GA   Sanction: ARCA / CRA Super […]

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Salem, IN – Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS will be heading South for CRA SpeedFest 2017 this weekend to kick off its 2017 racing season at beautiful Crisp Motorsports Park, the home of Watermelon Capital Speedway in Cordele, Georgia. This will be the 13th straight year CRA has sanctioned the SpeedFest event. The USA […]

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This week is one of the busiest weeks of the year for the drivers of NASCAR’s three national series and there isn’t even a scheduled race on the calendar, at least for most. The rigors of Media Week has been at an all-time high with procedural changes ahead for NASCAR in 2017, but a few […]

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Salem, IN — Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials have announced there will be several special awards on the line for CRA SpeedFest 2017, which will be held this weekend, Saturday, January 28th and Sunday, January 29th at Crisp Motorsports Park – Home of the Watermelon Capital Speedway, located in Cordele, Georgia.   K […]

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While there are some race fans who may choose to twiddle their thumbs until late February waiting for the majesty of the top levels of racing in the nation to return, the short track hardcore know that there is no such excuse. With tracks opening their gates in both the deep Southeast and desert Southwest, […]

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Salem, Indiana – Champion Racing Association officials and the management at Crisp Motorsports Park – Home of the Watermelon Capital Speedway have released the dates for CRA SpeedFest 2017. The prestigious pre-season event featuring Super Late Models and Pro Late Models will be held on Saturday, January 28th and Sunday, January 29th. As is tradition, […]

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Mooresville, NC – Earnest Performance drivers continued their dominating start to the 2016 season, claiming four of the top five places at the SpeedFest 200.  Longtime Earnest Performance driver Bubba Pollard picked up the win, while Harrison Burton, Noah Gragson and Cole Anderson finished second, fourth and fifth respectively.   “It has been a really […]

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With SpeedFest now in the rearview mirror, the 2016 racing season in the Southeast is just starting to really heat up.  In this week’s version of the Southeast Beat on Speed51.com powered by JEGS, we will catch you up on all the big stories in the region as things really get set to kick off. […]

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This past Sunday saw 325 laps of outstanding side-by-side racing take place at CRA SpeedFest in Cordele, Georgia at Crisp Motorsports Park.  Bubba Pollard (ARCA/CRA Super Series) and John Hunter Nemechek (JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour) took the wins in each thrilling race.   Throughout the day on Sunday our Speed51.com powered by JEGS photographer, Heath Lawson […]

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