Before he was a World of Outlaws Late Models Champion, Mike Marlar cut his teeth on the dirt tracks of Tennessee and surrounding states.  This weekend, Marlar returned to his roots in a big way, claiming his fourth career win the Paul “Butterball” Wooldridge Memorial at Richmond Raceway (KY).   HIGHLIGHTS: BUTTERBALL MEMORIAL AT RICHMOND […]

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Once again, short track racing fans will be able to watch Speed51’s “The Bullring” on Monday at 7 a.m. ET, catching up on an exciting weekend of racing.  This week’s episode of “The Bullring” will be presented by JEGS.   “The Bullring” will be live on Speed51.TV and Speed51’s Facebook Feed presented by Five Star […]

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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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Rising to the challenge is what separates a top-notch driver from the rest of the pack. Whether it’s dominating a race, going on a winning streak or sealing a win with a late-race pass, drivers slowly rise to the top of the field and make a name for themselves.   That’s why the FK Rod […]

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An underdog story played out on a massive stage Saturday night at The Dome at America’s Center (MO), as Tyler Carpenter held off some of the toughest Dirt Late Model competition before winning the race in a photo finish with Brandon Sheppard for an emotional triumph.   The West Virginia racer won the $30,000 Super […]

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Dirt Late Models took to the Dome at America’s Center for two flights of features on Friday night. Over 80 drivers took part in the second preliminary night for the Gateway Dirt Nationals, with six drivers clinching their spots into Saturday night’s finale and one driver stealing thes how.   The features were kicked off […]

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