After nearly four years of hard work and growth, and nearly nine months of heartache after the loss of his uncle, Ted Christopher, Friday night was the night Mike Christopher, Jr. had dreamed of for so long. Mike Christopher Jr. finally won an SK Modified race at Stafford Motor Speedway.   But it was also […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- Stafford Speedway hosted the Twisted Tea Open Modified 80 with Tour-type Modifieds taking center stage for an 80-lap race around the Connecticut half-mile.  Tommy Barrett, Jr. used an early pit stop to gain track position when the majority of the cars came to pit road at the halfway point of the […]

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With racing events being held all over the country this weekend, we’ve assembled a list of the top 10 short track racing events that race fans should attend throughout the country.   1) The Dream at Eldora Speedway (OH) – One Dirt Late Model driver will wake up from a dream Saturday night at Eldora Speedway […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- When the Twisted Tea Open Modified 80 takes the green flag this Friday at Stafford Motor Speedway, it will mark a momentous occasion for Mike Christopher, Jr. The race will be Christopher, Jr.’s debut in a Tour-type Modified behind the wheel of his late Uncle Ted’s red No. 13 M & […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with a Five-Star Series program on Friday, June 1st. Taking down feature wins on the night were Chase Dowling in the SK Modified feature, Tom Fearn in the Late Model feature, Marcello Rufrano in the SK Light feature, Jeremy Lavoie in […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action on Friday, May 18th with the Valenti Modified Racing Series in the house for the 5th Annual VMRS 80. Keith Rocco set a Stafford SK Modified® division record with his 6th consecutive win dating back to the final 2 races of […]

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Even when the tracks may not be the biggest, short track racing has a way of bringing out big tempers, big moments, and big crashes. This weekend saw a little bit of all of that, all over the country.   To get you caught up on the biggest stories that took place, Speed51.com presents you […]

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Ryan Preece used a fast race car and a perfect strategy to nail down his second straight victory in the Spring Sizzler Sunday afternoon at Stafford Motor Speedway.   At 200 laps in length, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour portion of the Spring Sizzler has always been a race of both speed and strategy. But […]

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With the short track racing calendar hitting its stride this weekend, it's time to let our fans know what we think are the 10 must-see short track racing events on the schedule. We've assembled a list of events that should have fans of all short track racing disciplines heading to a race track somewhere across […]

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Stafford Springs, CT -- After a strong run at Thompson and a win at Myrtle Beach in the 2018 Whelen Modified Tour season opener, Jon McKennedy is anxious to get back to victory lane at Stafford Speedway for the April 28-29 NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler®. If recent history is anything to go by, then […]

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