Event: The Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame.   The participating divisions will be the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series, SPEARS Manufacturing Modified Series presented by Lucas Oil and Pro Late Models.  The Super Late Models will race for 200 laps, with a mid-race break at lap […]

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Late Model racing is one of the most popular brands of short track racing in North America.  Each year, from the weekly level to the touring series level, racers from all over the continent make their way to short tracks in hopes of reaching victory lane.   At nearly every event Speed51 covers, one of […]

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Cole Moore of Granite Bay, California is set to make the 2,400-mile trip to Pensacola, Florida next week for the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway (FL).  Moore is coming off a stellar season in 2019, in which he won the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series Title along with a $10,000 Pro Late […]

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Throughout his career, Derek Thorn has won a lot of races on the west coast Super Late Model scene.  But on Saturday night in the shadows of the Las Vegas strip, he added a new chip to his stack of victories by winning the $10,000 SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series finale at The Bullring at […]

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Event: The Retro Custom Metals 150 presented by Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse will round out the 19th season for the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series on Saturday, November 23.   Popular Joint: The season finale will take place at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (NV).  The “Bullring” is averaging 26.2 SRL cars per event, […]

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Bakersfield, CA – In 2020, the SPEARS (SRL) Southwest Tour Series will celebrate its 20th season of competition. As work continues to build the “20th Season Celebration," the support continues to grow, including the winner’s prize money for 2020.   Currently, with the support of the family of sponsors of the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series, […]

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Linny White made his way to Kern County Raceway (CA) with a throwback paint scheme that honored short track racing legend Gary Balough.  In the end, White threw back to his win at Kern County Raceway in June and Balough by the competition in the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series for a hard-fought October Classic […]

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October Classic:  After 28 years of the October Classic at Mesa Marin Raceway (CA) (1977 to 2005), the race returned to Kern County Raceway in Bakersfield, California last season.  In this year’s second edition, the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series presented by Lucas Oil will be joined by the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West for […]

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