Putnamville, Indiana ………There are comeback stories.  And then there’s the Tanner Thorson comeback story from Thursday night’s third round of “Indiana Midget Week” from Lincoln Park Speedway. With the wounds and scars still readily evident on his body after sustaining a broken left arm and right foot, a cracked sternum, broken ribs and […]

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Similar to the upcoming NFL Draft, the Speed51.com Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes has eligibility rules.  Although it is possible for a short track racer to be selected on more than one occasion, there are certain requirements that they must meet in order to be eligible each year.  If they don't meet those […]

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Speedway, Indiana .........USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget star Tanner Thorson remains in the hospital following a multi-car incident on Highway 99 in Modesto, Calif. Monday morning, March 4.   On Wednesday, the 2016 USAC National Midget champion underwent a second surgery, this time to repair his broken right foot, following Monday's surgery […]

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Tanner Thorson, the 2016 USAC National Midget Series champion, was involved in a fiery highway crash early Monday morning.  According to local media outlet KCRA3, the crash occurred on northbound Highway 99 in Modesto, California.   According to the report, Thorson was in a pickup truck hauling race cars when it rear-ended a milk truck […]

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Speedway, Indiana .........Tanner Thorson will return full-time to the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship in 2019 as the 2016 titlist makes a run at another crown for Clyde Lamar's Tri-C Motorsports team when the series makes its season debut February 8-9 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. for "Winter Dirt […]

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There's something about Friday nights at the Chili Bowl Nationals that brings the best out of Justin Grant.  For the third straight year, Grant punched his ticket for Saturday's A-Main feature in Tulsa, Oklahoma by winning the Friday night qualifying race at the River Spirit Expo Center.   In a race that was a stark […]

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Yung Money cashed in on the second night of the 33rd Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals at the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.   Elk Grove’s Kyle Larson made sure California born drivers driving for owner Keith Kunz went two for two in consecutive nights, taking the lead from Zach Daum on […]

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Du Quoin, IL -- USAC National champions Tyler Courtney and Tanner Thorson are among the final set of entries for the "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Midget Special Event this Saturday, December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin as the entry list soars to 74 drivers and teams for the fourth annual race. […]

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Nine up-and-coming drivers have been named to the 2018 NASCAR Next class. This year’s group includes five new drivers revealed Tuesday, joining four returning members from the previous year.   Since the inaugural class was unveiled in 2011, 38 of the 51 drivers who have participated in the program have gone on to compete at […]

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