The Russell family has a long legacy in short track racing in the state of Florida.  David Russell was a proven winner in the Sunshine State and he fielded cars for Pete Orr and Lee Faulk before providing the opportunity for his son, Tim, to drive.   Now that his racing career is over, Tim […]

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2018 is just four days old and already we're just a couple days away from seeing Super Late Models take to the race track for the Red Eye 100 at Florida's New Smyrna Speedway. It's one of our favorite races of the year because it's the first race of the year. With that in mind, […]

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Robbie Allison, the son of the late Davey Allison and grandson of the legendary Bobby Allison, will join forces with Tim Russell Racing for select Late Model events during the 2016 season.  The duo will tackle their first race together this coming weekend during the 25-lap Pro Late Model race at New Smyrna Speedway (FL). […]

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The Orange Blossom 100 didn’t go as well as Tim Russell would have hoped on Saturday night at New Smyrna Speedway. Russell started ninth for the 100-lap Super Late Model race and finished in the 12th position after contact with another car on a late restart. “I don’t think we had enough for the win,” […]

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Tim Russell has had some high profile drivers strap in behind the wheel of his race cars during the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL), including NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star, Kyle Larson.  In 2015, Russell had Tyler Thomas and Sheldon Creed pilot his machines.  For 2016, one seat […]

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It was a busy 4th of July weekend full of short track racing events throughout the United States.  We understand that between attending races, cookouts and fireworks that you may have missed a few stories throughout the weekend.  We here at Speed51.com powered by JEGS have put together a list of the top-10 stories from […]

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They say when it rains, it pours.  Less than 24 hours before our country’s Independence Day celebration, Tim Russell reigned supreme again after a several year drought that left him winless before taking the checkered flag for the Clyde Hart Memorial at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).   The previous night during the speedway’s designated practice […]

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On this day, redemption is spelled D-A-V-I-S.   Spencer Davis celebrated in victory lane at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) for the second straight night in the Pro Late Model division, but this time he actually got to keep the trophy after his win was taken away from him in the tech shed on Friday night. […]

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Ever since Tim Russell entered the driver development game he's experienced frequent success.  Drivers like Joey Mucciacciaro, Devin McCleod, and even NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year Kyle Larson have gone to victory lane driving for Russell's TRI Driver Development program.  Now Russell heads to his home race track of New Smyrna Speedway […]

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The first Late Model race of the New Year, the Red-Eye 100, will take place on January 3 at Florida’s New Smyrna Speedway. In anticipation of the event, Speed51.com takes a look at the race by the numbers.   2: Stephen Nasse is a perfect two-for-two in the Red-Eye 100. Nasse will look to make […]

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