The Rattler 250 is home to one of the richest – and possibly unnerving – traditions in short track racing. Each year, the famed Alabama rattlesnake awaits the winner of the Rattler 250 in victory lane, where the lucky driver will have the snake draped around his or her shoulders.   With the 44th Annual […]

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Last week, the ABC Committee approved the “next gen” body for competition in the 2021 season.  For the CARS Tour, this means both of their divisions of competition – Late Model Stock Cars and Super Late Models – will utilize the new body in the coming seasons.   During an interview on Speed51’s “The Bullring,” […]

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Showtime Speedway concluded its Ice Crusher weekend Sunday afternoon with some of the nation’s top Super Late Model stars in attendance. At the end of the day, Florida native Anthony Sergi held off a strong field of Super Late Model stars to claim the $10,000 payday.   On his way to victory lane, Sergi defeated […]

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Hoosier driver Mason Keller will continue to expand his racing efforts south during the offseason in the Midwest with two marquee races in the state of Alabama.  With the Alabama 200 at Montgomery Motor Speedway on the docket in the Pro Late Model, he is also scheduled to make his Super Late Model debut in […]

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On Thursday, the ABC Body Program approved the new “Next Gen” body presented by Five Star Race Car Bodies for competition in the 2021 season.  While we are still a year away from seeing the body in action in series such as Champion Racing Association, the CARS Tour, the Southern Super Series, the ARCA Midwest […]

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Kyle Busch kicked off a homecoming weekend with a trip to victory lane, taking the checkered flag in the Star Nursery 100 at the short track where the NASCAR Cup Series champion started his career.   Busch qualified eighth in the Super Late Model race at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (NV), and […]

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Preston Peltier has long been one of the top names in Super Late Model racing, with a career that has taken him to both coasts with marquee wins along the way.  Now, he’s ready to take the next step in his career.   Peltier has accepted the position of Director of Racing Operations with Sigma […]

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With just over one month remaining until the 44th Annual Rattler 250 at South Alabama Speedway, entries are pouring in for the prestigious Late Model event.  Drivers from all around the country have already made their commitment to compete during the weekend.   While a picture with the rattlesnake is the number-one goal for most racers, […]

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Ty Majeski will be very busy racing in the NASCAR Truck Series in 2020, competing full-time with Niece Motorsports.  However, that will not prevent the Wisconsin racer from competing at some major Super Late Model events during the year.   During an interview on Speed51’s “The Bullring” Tuesday, Majeski laid out some of those plans, […]

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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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