TOLEDO, Ohio — The 2020 ARCA Menards Series West season will resume with a doubleheader at Utah Motorsports Campus on Friday, June 26, and a race at California’s Irwindale Speedway on Saturday, July 4.   The West will run two 30-lap championship points events on Utah’s 2.2-mile East course, with the first race scheduled for […]

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The postponed ARCA Menards Series East races originally scheduled for March 14 at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida, and for May 16 at Toledo Speedway in Ohio, have been rescheduled, series and track officials announced. Toledo Speedway will host the Herr’s Potato Chips 200 presented by Federated Car Care on Saturday, June 13, with […]

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NASCAR announced its second installment of events in its return to racing on Thursday.  The announcement revealed the planned date and location for the return of the ARCA Menards Series, as well as two NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour events which have been cancelled.   Along with a dozen events for its national series, including five […]

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Wisconsin’s Sam Mayer has done his fair share of winning over the past year since he was named the 12th overall pick of the 2019 Short Track Draft.  Experts in the Short Track Racing industry have taken notice.   Following a successful year that saw him win the ARCA Menards Series East Championship, as well […]

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Each year, Speed51 hosts the Short Track Draft, evaluating the top short track racing prospects in North America and determining who is the number-one pick each spring.  More than 100 industry experts will submit their ballots in the coming days, sharing the young racers they would choose to build a race team around.   Today, we’ll look […]

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Each year, Speed51 hosts the Short Track Draft, evaluating the top short track racing prospects in North America and determining who is the number-one pick each spring.  More than 100 industry experts will submit their ballots in the coming days, sharing the young racers they would choose to build a race team around.   Today, we’ll look […]

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In recent years, Andy Jankowiak has established himself in the Northeast, winning seven Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series races over the past three seasons.  Now, Jankowiak is chasing a lifelong dream of competing at the World Center of Racing.   Jankowiak has acquired an ARCA Menards Series car from Ken Schrader Racing, with plans […]

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During the peak of the Busch North Series in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, some of the top drivers to ever call the Northeast home could be found with the Tour in any given race.  At a time where names like Stefanik, Christopher, and Santerre were at the top of their game in Busch […]

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During this week's edition of "Wayback Wednesday," we spoke about Butch Lindley and his success in the 1980’s.  But Butch wasn't the only Lindley who found success behind the wheel of a race car.  Today, we flashback to the Speed51 archives to a day when Bob Dillner inked a story about Butch's son, Mardy Lindley. […]

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In the early 2000s, the Busch North Series (now ARCA Menards Series East) was dominated by one driver: Andy Santerre. The Maine driver won 13 of his 23 career Busch North races in a four year stretch from 2002-2005, winning the series championship all four years. His four consecutive titles are a record for both […]

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