Drivers from the Sunshine State and surrounding areas will flock to Five Flags Speedway this Friday night for the Allen Turner Pro Late Model season opener. Among the drivers in attendance will be perhaps the hottest driver in Pro Late Model competition so far this year.   Cole Anderson will be bringing the ATF […]

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A racing road trip goes beyond the race cars and the race track; it is what the destination offers as a whole that makes a racing destination special.  It includes the track and event itself, the local sights and sounds, restaurants, accommodations and fun activities away from the race track.   For the first time, […]

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February was a month of triumphs and hardships for the No. 60 Pee Dee Motorsports Modified team. After a solid start to Speedweeks, disaster struck while the team was unloading equipment on Tuesday, February 13 at New Smyrna Speedway . Crew member Dennis Duffy sustained a serious open leg fracture which required immediate surgery and […]

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Behind every great driver is a great team.  The crew members that put in countless hours at the shop and at the track sometimes do not receive the recognition deserved for a job well done.  The combination of a great driver and a great crew is the recipe for making great things happen on the […]

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New Smyrna Speedway officials have announced that Tank Tucker’s Florida Modifieds victory on night No. 7 of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing has been disqualified following testing of a tire sample.   Track officials sent a tire sample to a laboratory for testing. According to a Facebook post on the track’s official […]

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In 2015, Indiana driver Dalton Armstrong burst onto the national Late Model scene by winning two races and the Pro Late Model championship at New Smyrna Speedway’s nine-day February gathering, the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing. He followed that up with a JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour championship that same year, and then became a […]

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Editor’s Note: ‘The Rapsheet’ is a new feature on Speed51.com, telling the background of certain personalities within the sport of short track racing.  This will be a recurring feature on Speed51.com, giving fans the dirt on the new, the old, and even the forgotten personalities of short track racing.   One of the biggest stories […]

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From the dirt at Volusia to the asphalt at New Smyrna and beyond, Florida Speedweeks 2018 was full of impressive performances.  Today, we give you the top 10 short track drivers that competed in Florida during the month of February.   1. Donny Schatz - Sprint Cars Schatz visited victory lane in four of the […]

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Patrick Emerling entered Friday’s Richie Evans Memorial 100 at New Smyrna Speedway with a chance to win his first World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing championship. The night before, he had captured his first win at New Smyrna, but he entered Friday’s race with hopes of getting the bigger trophy. Instead, Emerling went […]

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The 52nd Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing is officially in the books.  After nine days of exciting racing action at New Smyrna Speedway, it's time now to hand out awards to those who performed the best during the nine-day event.   Driver of the Week  Harrison Burton - Burton won three times and […]

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