For the second time in his career, Ben Rowe bested the Easter Bunny 150 field at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) in 2016.  The Maine native has always run well at Hickory and has three wins to his credit, including two in the prestigious Easter Bunny 150.   Current NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Riley Herbst finished […]

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Most racing enthusiasts consider Bubba Pollard to be the top Late Model driver from the state of Georgia.  But before he became a national star, he chased Fredrick Moore all over the southeast.   Moore won 14 Georgia Asphalt Series races over a four-year run, and on this date in 2006 he topped a young […]

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Some people know his name because he’s currently a NASCAR Cup Series Crew Chief for 2014 champion Kurt Busch, but Matt McCall has a background in racing that extends beyond his time on the pit box.  McCall grew up racing around the Carolinas, and it was on the short tracks where he first became a […]

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Fifteen years ago, the best show in racing was the Pro Cup Series. On this date in 2005, Shane Huffman bested a field that included the likes of Clay Rogers, Bobby Gill, Steve Wallace, Mike Garvey, George Brunnhoelzl, III and other memorable names at South Georgia Motorsports Park.   Take a look back at Speed51’s […]

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History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep. At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new “Throwback Thursday” segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past. During each edition of Throwback Thursday, we will revisit stories previously published on […]

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History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep.  At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new “Throwback Thursday” segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past.  With the attention of the racing world on the state of Florida, this […]

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History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep.  At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new “Throwback Thursday” segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past.  During each edition of Throwback Thursday, we will revisit stories previously published on […]

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History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep.  At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new “Throwback Thursday” segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past.  During each edition of Throwback Thursday, we will revisit stories previously published on […]

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