Drama.  Excitement.  Speed.  Those are three things that race fans have become accustomed to each year when the Champion Racing Association hosts its annual SpeedFest event at Crisp Motorsports Park, the home of Watermelon Capital Speedway, in Cordele, Georgia.  Now, for the second straight year, CRA, Crisp Motorsports Park and Speed51.com are pleased to […]

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Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials have announced the first group of entries that have arrived for the upcoming SpeedFest 2016, which will be held on Saturday, January 30th and Sunday, January 31st at Crisp Motorsports Park - Home of the Watermelon Capital Speedway located in Cordele, Georgia. As is tradition, this event is […]

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Salem, IN – Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials have released the entry forms for the upcoming SpeedFest 2016, which will be held on Saturday, January 30th and Sunday, January 31st. As is tradition, this event is held the weekend prior to the Super Bowl every year. This will be the fifth straight season […]

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Salem, Indiana – Champion Racing Association officials and the management at Crisp Motorsports Park - Home of the Watermelon Capital Speedway have released the dates for SpeedFest 2016. The prestigious pre-season event featuring Super Late Models and Pro Late Models will be held on Saturday, January 30th and Sunday, January 31st. As is tradition, this […]

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There's plenty of action on both dirt and pavement this weekend at tracks throughout the Southeast.  Speed51.com has hand-picked 10 events that fans should put on their calendars this weekend. 1.  Want to see some wild enduro action?  Look no further than South Carolina's Greenville Pickens Speedway this Saturday as racers from all over the […]

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In the inaugural visit for the Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco to the Crisp Motorsports Park in Cordele, Georgia, it was the series' inaugural champion who prevailed in a fierce, multi-car battle between short track heavyweights. 2013 Southern Super Series titlist and current NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular Daniel Hemric thwarted the challenges […]

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D.J. Vanderley came within a lap of winning the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida in 2011, but he narrowly missed out on the win when Chase Elliott was able to beat him to the checkered flag.  Vanderley has done a lot of racing since then, but this year he's scaled back […]

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Harrison Burton picked up his first two wins in a Super Late Model back in February, but he still didn't necessarily feel like he was a threat to win everywhere he went.  He had speed, yes, but there was something missing.  As he heads to Cordele, Georgia this weekend for the 100-lap Southern Super Series […]

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For Chase Elliott, an off-weekend on the NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule doesn’t mean a weekend off from racing.  Elliott, the 2014 NASCAR Xfinity Series champion, will take advantage of the empty spot on his schedule to get back behind the wheel of his Chase Elliott Motorsports Super Late Model right in his home state of […]

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