DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — On Wednesday afternoon, NASCAR levied a penalty to DGR Crosley for violating the preseason testing policy.   The team was sanctioned for conducting a private test with a NASCAR K&N Pro Series East vehicle at New Smyrna Speedway. The rule limits testing at a sanctioned track on the 2019 NASCAR K&N […]

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Each year, a handful of drivers seem to come out of nowhere and break into the short track racing spotlight.  We like to call those drivers "sleepers." Although it's sometimes difficult to predict who the next sleeper may be, we've come up with a list of drivers who we believe could be breakout stars in […]

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Ty Gibbs already had an exciting 2019 lined up, driving for Joe Gibbs Racing in the ARCA Racing Series, sharing the seat with Riley Herbst.  Now, Gibbs adds a top-notch Late Model Stock seat to the mix, as he announced he will be joining Nelson Motorsports for a handful of races this season.   Gibbs, […]

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One of the most anticipated events of the 2018 season, the inaugural PASS Commonwealth Classic at Richmond Raceway will be streamed live via a pay-per-view broadcast on Speed51.com.  The marquee event featuring Pro All Stars Series Super Late Models, Tour-type Modifieds, Late Model Stock Cars and more will take place on Saturday, October 20 at […]

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Rusty Harpe was a racer.  Those who got to race against him before his passing in 2007 spoke of his character and how much of a competitor he was on the track, as well as a friend off the track.  At the young age of 15, Ty Gibbs is hoping to become that type of […]

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Picking the winners of big short track races throughout the country is a tradition that our staff at Speed51.com has enjoyed for many years. With a huge event coming up this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, we decided to challenge our staff once again.   This week we asked members of our Speed51.com team, "Who are […]

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One of the most highly-anticipated short track racing events of the 2018 season will take place this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.  The second running of the Short Track U.S. Nationals will feature six divisions, including three Late Model divisions.  Today, we take a look at the CARS Tour Late Model Stock division in this […]

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For Ty Gibbs, the Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway could represent the next step on the ladder to success.   The grandson of Joe Gibbs, Ty has enjoyed some success in Late Model Stock cars. The 15-year-old driver won two features last season at Hickory Motor Speedway , as well as a […]

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The 2018 Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes ballot was completed by 61 short track insiders, including media members, team and driver development professionals, track and series promoters and officials, product and industry representatives, NASCAR National Series drivers, crew members, short track racing veterans and more.  The voters could select as few as 10 and as […]

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