On this date way back in 1951, Parker Bohn won a NASCAR Late Model Sportsman event at Wall Stadium (NJ).  Bohn raced away from Gordon Oldford and Mickey Rorer for the victory.  He won four known races under the NASCAR banner at Wall Stadium that year.   Bohn started racing in his 30s and won […]

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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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One of the most famous venues for racing in the Northeast will soon be no more, as Wall Stadium (NJ) management announced Wednesday the track will close following the 2020 season.   Wall Stadium Properties LLC made the announcement Wednesday, as reported by the Asbury (NJ) Free Press. Developer Pulte Holmes plans to build 348 homes […]

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Wall Township, N.J. — The wait was well worth it for Woody Pitkat.   The Stafford, Connecticut, native outlasted all other competitors in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour return to Wall Stadium Speedway on Saturday and took the checkered flag in the first event at the third-mile in 12 years.   It was the fourth […]

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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 one of the biggest Tour-type Modified races of the year being held Saturday at Wall Stadium (NJ), we decided to challenge our staff once again.   This week we asked members […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL — The 35th season of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will feature a mix of historic short tracks on the eastern seaboard as well as the second running of the 250-lap showcase event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.   For the third straight season, the Whelen Modified Tour will kick off at South […]

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This past weekend was a very difficult weekend for the short track racing community in the Northeast as two well-respected track promoters passed away. The short track racing world lost Bobby Webber Sr., owner and promoter at New Hampshire’s Star Speedway and Hudson Speedway, as well as Cliff Krause, the promoter of New Jersey’s Wall […]

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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 […]

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