A new season of short track racing is upon us, which brings about a new season of storylines.  Young guns are moving up the racing ladder, proven racers are taking on new challenges and champions are looking at the next step in their career.   Here are 10 drivers we believe race fans should keep […]

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Travis Braden picked up the biggest win of his career one month ago when he was crowned the Snowball Derby champion at Five Flags Speedway.  Now with the 2020 racing season underway, Braden and Team Platinum turn their attention to the first major Super Late Model race of the year, CRA SpeedFest in Georgia.   […]

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Each year, thousands of short track racing fans make their way to Speed51 for the latest short track racing news and information.  Like every news outlet, there are stories posted on Speed51.com that are read more and receive more interaction than others.  With a new year now upon us, we take a look back at […]

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It was an incredible year of short track racing in 2019, closing out the decade with some great memories, memorable races and exciting finishes.  To look back on the year that was, "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor looks By the Numbers at the 2019 short track racing season.   0: Travis Braden ended up winning the […]

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Performing in the clutch separates the best drivers from the pack. When the laps are counting down and the lights are shining brightest, the top racers thrive under pressure. Each month during the 2019 season, Tilton Engineering will honor a “Clutch Performer of the Month” from the world of short track racing.   The winner […]

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As we count down the hours until Santa’s arrival, short track racers throughout the country are putting the final touches on their Christmas wish lists.  From items like helmets and tools to races they would like to win in 2020, Santa has plenty of options to pull out of his bag for those on his […]

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Buzze Racing has been on top of the oval track racing world over the course of the 2019 season, having taken part in wins on every level. Whether it be in asphalt or dirt, short tracks or NASCAR, the Mooresville, North Carolina-based company enjoyed a very successful year, which ended with a big win in […]

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One week ago, Stephen Nasse crossed the finish line as the unofficial winner of the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby.  Nearly three hours later, he was disqualified for a brake violation and Travis Braden was declared the official winner of the prestigious race at Five Flags Speedway.   Since that night there have been many opinions […]

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As Travis Braden carried the Tom Dawson Trophy across the infield at Five Flags Speedway Monday night, he was unsure about the emotions he was feeling.  Just minutes after being declared the official winner of the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby, the feeling of winning the most prestigious Super Late Model race in America hadn’t fully […]

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