Jamaica, VA –In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Virginia Motor Speedway will be postponing the start of the 2020 season. This decision comes per recent CDC  guidelines, and the State of Virginia banning events of 100 or more people.   Officials of Virginia Motor Speedway will continue to closely monitor the situation in coordination […]

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The nation's top regional Dirt Late Model touring series will begin its 2020 season Friday night with a stop at North Georgia Speedway in Chatsworth, Georgia.  We get you ready for the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series season in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.   2: Michael Page has won the last […]

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Pittsburgh, PA – Officials with the Ultimate Northeast have added a provisional to the USA 100 at Virginia Motor Speedway. The guaranteed starting spot is worth $575 with $20,000 going to the winner.   The provisional will be based on the highest points position, if that driver doesn’t need a provisional it will go down […]

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Carnesville, GA – Virginia Motor Speedway is remaining under the FASTRAK Racing Series banner for their Pro Late Model class in 2020. The FASTRAK Racing Series powered by Chevrolet Performance has four dates overall at the 1/2-mile oval in 2020, culminating in the $51,000 to win 2020 FASTRAK World Championship.   “With the response of […]

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Speed51’s Short Track America returns to the FASTRAK World Championship at Virginia Motor Speedway tonight at 7 p.m. ET on MAVTV.  This time around, the UMP Modifieds will take to network television for their 40-lap feature around the state-of-the-art half-mile.   Nearly 40 Modifieds made the trip to the Eastern Virginia track, including nationally-known names […]

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Jamaica, VA – With the speedway’s special events having already been released several weeks ago, Virginia Motor Speedway officials have now released the rest of the 2020 schedule. It will mark the 51st season of action at the ½ mile speed plant in Jamaica, VA.   The schedule includes eleven nights of weekly racing […]

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One of the biggest events of the 2019 Dirt Late Model season will air Wednesday night on Speed51’s Short Track America on MAVTV. At 7 p.m. ET, race fans will be able to tune in to watch Part 2 of the FASTRAK World Championship at Virginia Motor Speedway.   The $50,000-to-win event drew more than […]

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2019 was an action-packed season in the short track racing world.  Speed51 cameras captured tons of action throughout the year, covering hundreds of races and producing thousands of videos for passionate fans.  Trying to narrow all of that excitement into a list of 25 videos was a challenging task, but we’ve done it once again. […]

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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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