Even when the tracks may not be the biggest, short track racing has a way of bringing out big tempers, big moments, and big crashes. This weekend saw a little bit of all of that, all over the country.   To get you caught up on the biggest stories that took place, Speed51.com presents you […]

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At a track such as Tucson Speedway, a competitor has the ability to fly in under the radar and surprise many of the fans in attendance.  Kody Vanderwal accomplished just that winning not one, but both of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Twin 100-lap features on Saturday night.   “I was pretty confident coming […]

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Former dirt Crate Modified standout Devin Dodson will travel from coast-to-coast in order to make his NASCAR K&N Pro Series West debut with Jefferson-Pitts Racing in the Port of Tucson Twin 100 at Tucson Speedway in Arizona on May 5.   Hailing from Ocean City, Md., a popular beach resort town, Dodson will pilot the […]

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It is widely known that once racing enters the blood, it can become a consuming desire that lasts for a lifetime.   Nearly three-quarters of a century ago, a teenage Hershel McGriff drove his father’s 1940 Hudson to a 12th place finish at Portland Speedway.  On May 5, 2018, a few months after turning the […]

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Despite Mother Nature's best attempt to derail plans, a number of short track racing events were held and completed around the country this past weekend.   To get you caught up on the biggest stories that took place, Speed51.com presents you with a list of top 10 stories from the weekend.   1. Mr. Freeze […]

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Tucson, AZ – That cliché about good things coming to those who wait was proven true Saturday night at Tucson Speedway.   Taylor Miinch waited, then won the SuperClean 75 presented by Hoosier Tire and continued his domination of the Lucas Oil Modified Series presented by MAVTV.   The 23-year-old from Blossom Valley, California, started […]

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CORONA, California – This week, the Lucas Oil Modified Series presented by MAVTV will be in Tucson, Arizona, and chances are if you ask any of the drivers to sum that up in one word, they’ll say tires.   That’s true almost anywhere the West’s best short-track touring series visits, of course. But nowhere else […]

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The fifth running of the Chilly Willy 150 at Tucson Speedway featured numerous players among the 36-car field showing their hand at different stages of the event.  In the end, the cream rose to the top, as front row starters Preston Peltier and Chris Eggleston battled with every ounce of energy they had.   […]

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