Bakersfield, CA — The Winter Showdown week will begin with a kick off party presented by Visit Bakersfield on Thursday evening, February 25th starting at 5pm. Race teams and fans will be invited to the area’s newest brewery, TEMBLOR Brewing Company at 3200 Buck Owens Boulevard in Bakersfield.   In addition to great beer, food […]

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Bakersfield, CA – MAVTV and Lucas Oil Productions will be on hand to once again to nationally televise the upcoming “Winter Showdown” at Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield, California.   The $180,000.00 Winter Showdown for Super Late Models/Tour Cars is one of the nation’s richest short-track events, with top drivers from throughout the nation […]

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Prior to the start of the 2016 racing season, very few race fans recognized the name Cole Anderson.  Now, less than one calendar month into the new season, the Minnesota native has garnered enough attention nationwide to earn himself a chance at the Speed51.com/Coors Light $10,000 bonus for February’s Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway […]

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In 2015, Jacob Gomes, from Manteca, California became the twelth different champion in the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series 15 year history.  Gomes adds his name to the list of series champions that includes; Derek Thorn, Jim Pettit II, Jonathin Gomez, Eric Schmidt, Jason Fensler, Steve Belletto, Jeff Anthony,  Nathan Tucker, Dave Byrd, M.K. Kanke, and […]

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Bakersfield, CA – The February 28th Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park is already one of the nation’s richest short-track events, but today the event’s prize list increased again with the addition of a $2,000 cash award to the event’s fast qualifier and a $2,000 award to the first driver who doesn’t make the […]

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With the 2016 racing season continuing to heat up, we at Speed51.com powered by JEGS will be taking a look at a variety of short track racing realms in order to highlight the “things to watch for” during the 2016 season.  Today, we take a look at the 2016 Super Late Model season and our […]

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Kernersville, N.C. – NTS Motorsports is proud to announce that seventeen-year-old Blaine Rocha will continue to be behind the wheel of the NTS Motorsports #21 Chevrolet in the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series for 2016. Oakdale, California’s Rocha, completed his first full season in the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series in 2015, finishing sixth in the series […]

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LAS VEGAS – The competition schedule for Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s Bullring short track has been finalized for 2016.   Days after celebrating an immensely successful 2015 season with its annual awards banquet at Sam’s Town on Saturday night, the 3/8-mile paved oval has locked in its 2016 lineup, with nearly 20 event nights planned […]

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The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series concluded their 2015 season, this last weekend, at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Six drivers entered the event with a chance of winning their first series championship, but only one would emerge with the title. Only 3 points separated Greg Voigt from Jacob Gomes, with another 22 points […]

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