After a delay of nearly 18 hours, the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Pro Late Models finally got in their qualifying session for the 16th edition of CRA SpeedFest on Saturday morning at Watermelon Capital Speedway. Despite going out early and having to outlast most of the 28-car field, Tennessee’s Willie Allen held on to earn the […]

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For many Super Late Model racers, CRA SpeedFest at Crisp Motorsports Park is where the year begins, competing against some of the stiffest competition in the country every year in late January.  For Bubba Pollard, it is a rare chance to compete in front of family and friends in his home state of Georgia.   […]

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Steve Dorer returns to Crisp Motorsports Park this weekend for CRA Speedfest 2020 more confident and more prepared than ever to return to his winning ways. Dorer will be bringing both his Pro Late Model and Super Late Model, as well as a new crew chief, to the Cordele, Georgia oval.   “Usually I do […]

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History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep.  At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new "Throwback Thursday" segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past.  During each edition of Throwback Thursday, we will revisit stories previously published on […]

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A rough and tumble Snowball Derby left many Late Model drivers entering the winter break eager to avenge themselves at the first major race of the new year, CRA SpeedFest at Watermelon Capital Speedway. Now, the wait is almost over as the Cordele, Georgia oval opens its gates this Friday and Saturday, January 24 and […]

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After a strong 2019 racing season of learning and growth, Corey Heim entered the winter stretch brimming with confidence in his quest for a major Super Late Model win. The goal of getting that first victory at the Snowball Derby was dashed when his car quit before ever turning a lap under green flag racing […]

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Connor Okrzesik became the latest driver to score a first premier Super Late Model win at CRA SpeedFest one year ago in spectacular fashion, outdueling reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch on the final restart for the biggest win of his career.  One year later, the Grand Bay, Alabama native returns to Crisp Motorsports […]

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