From Eldora to Winchester to Terre Haute and beyond, there's a bunch of big races taking place this weekend. You need to get out there and support short track racing if you can! And if you're in the path of Hurricane Michael, please stay safe.   1) World 100 at Eldora Speedway (OH) – It's the […]

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Calera, AL -- Brandon Overton spent much of his weekend trying to dodge Mother Nature in his Franklin Fence & Erosion Control #76 BCI Asphalt/ XR1 Rocket Chassis/ Vic Hill Racing Engine Super Late Model. After starting the weekend in the rain-altered 48th annual World 100 at Eldora Speedway, the team made the long trek […]

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Rossburg, OH — Persistent rains and dire forecasts of storms and up to 50-mph winds, have forced Eldora Speedway to reschedule the highly-anticipated crown jewel of dirt Late Model racing, the World 100.   Rossburg, OH, is set to receive six inches of rain over the next couple of days, with probable storms. “It was […]

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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 Dirt Late Model racing's most prestigious races being held Saturday at the famed Eldora Speedway in Ohio, we decided to challenge our staff once again.   This week we […]

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Big money and big races and big crowds. That's where we are in the season now. All big races all the time. With that said, choosing where to go to watch a race can be hard, so we narrowed it down for you. Here's the 10 biggest races of the weekend in this week's 10 […]

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ROSSBURG, Ohio -- The Official Entry Form for the 48th Annual World 100 has been released, officially kicking off Dirt Late Model racing’s annual quest to capture the most-coveted prize in the sport – the famed globe trophy – on Saturday, September 8 at Eldora Speedway.   In addition to continuing the late Earl Baltes’ […]

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ROSSBURG, Ohio -- Just days after setting an all-time attendance record for the Dirt Late Model Dream, Eldora Speedway officials confirmed 10 of the marquee dates for its 2019 calendar of events.   The 25th running of the Dirt Late Model Dream will be contested Thursday-Friday-Saturday, June 6-7-8, 2019.   The 36th annual $50,000-to-win Kings […]

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Announcers are more than just people who talk (or sometimes yell) into microphones.  At a short track racing event, they are just as much a part of the show as the racers.  They can be the difference between a good show and a great show.   The responsibility of an announcer is to keep his […]

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ROSSBURG, OH -- Jonathan Davenport led flag-to-flag to claim his second career World 100 victory at Eldora Speedway. His No. 49 machine pulled out of the Ohio dirt track and headed back to Blairsville, GA with a $50,000 check and a prestigious globe trophy tucked away inside.   Although six cautions fell among the 100-lap […]

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Rossburg, OH - A record setting crowd congregated at Eldora Speedway on Thursday and Friday night for the 47th annual World 100. Only one day remains of the three-day crown jewel event but more fans are sure to flood to the Rossburg, Ohio dirt track to witness history in the making.   Friday's program mirrored […]

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