The recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has had a major effect on the entire planet, with many events being postponed or outright canceled.  The short track racing world has been no exception to this, with many events altered including Saturday’s ARCA Menards Series East race at Five Flags Speedway.   Five Flags Speedway promoter Tim Bryant […]

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In 19 races in 2019 Connor Okrzesik tallied 10 top Ten finishes and 2 wins including a 7th place finish in the Inaugural ARCA Pensacola 200 presented by Inspectra Thermal Solutions. Not only was last year's event the first ARCA race at Pensacola it was Okrzesiks first time in an ARCA car!   Okrzesik's wins […]

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. —DGR-Crosley announced today short track ace Bubba Pollard will drive the No. 17 TM Ranch/Harrisons Ford Fusion in Saturday’s ARCA Menards Series East race at 5 Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla.   The Senoia, Ga., native is no stranger to 5 Flags Speedway. He has 12 starts in the prestigious Snowball Derby with […]

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that Chandler Smith will return to the organization for an eight-race NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series schedule in 2020 with primary sponsorship from JBL, the authority in engineering superior sound. Smith will kickoff his 2020 schedule participating in the first two races of the […]

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The last time Ty Gibbs raced at Phoenix Raceway, he was standing in Victory Lane to close out the 2019 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season. He’ll return next Friday night as part of the ARCA Menards Series’ inaugural race at the Arizona 1-mile oval, and while the series name has changed, the 17-year-old Charlotte, […]

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Pensacola, FL -- Five Flags Speedway, in Pensacola, FL as well as racing promotions company, Track Enterprises, are excited to announce that Inspectra Thermal Solutions, Inc. will be the presenting sponsor of the Pensacola 200 for the second year in-a-row. The event will bring the ARCA Menards Series East back to the panhandle of Florida. […]

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When it was announced the ARCA Menards Series West was heading back to The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Sam Mayer and GMS Racing knew they had to add that race to their schedule.  It was a chance to return home and pay homage to Spencer Clark, a former racer who was killed in […]

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With all of the action at Florida Speedweeks in the books, there is finally an opportunity to reflect on the weeks of racing during the month of February. Here are Speed51’s top 10 moments from Florida Speedweeks, highlighting some of the biggest moments from the Sunshine State.   1) Photo Finish in the John Blewett […]

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The ARCA Menards Series got it going at Daytona International Speedway, and the East put on a show at New Smyrna Speedway.   Now it’s the West’s turn.   The ARCA Menards Series West will get into the action Thursday at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the series’ first trip to the venue […]

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Fans from around the United States kept a close eye on the action at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) with the ARCA Menards Series East kicking off its season.  Super Late Model standout Derek Griffith caught many of those eyes with his performance, with many fellow racers taking to social media to offer their praise.   […]

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