Two rounds are complete in Speed51’s Short Track Madness as we move into the second weekend of the Big Race. Now, fans can vote to determine who will move on to the Epic 8 as the tournament moves on.
The field started with 65 drivers, seeded by their performance in the 2019 season as well as the first few months of racing in 2020.
After starting with 65 drivers, 16 now remainafter winning matchups in the first two rounds of the tournament. Some were favorites and top seeds entering the tournament, while others are looking to continue Cinderella runs after big upsets in the first week of voting.
Voting for the Speed16 starts on Friday at 5 p.m. ET, and continues until Monday at 11:59 p.m. ET.
While the tournament will be crowning a champion, fans can also win by participating in “Short Track Madness.” Those who place their votes and share with their friends, using the widget at the top of the bracket page, will be entered to win one of five Speed51 yearly subscriptions.
Speed51 Network subscribers gain access to our expansive on-demand video library, featuring past races, highlights, recaps and much more from short track racing events across North America.
On Tuesday, March 31 the tournament will become epic with eight drivers qualifying for the "Epic 8." Fans will have until Thursday, April 2 to cast their votes for the "Fast 4."
The "Fast 4" round will see the best driver from each region battle for the top spot beginning Friday, April 3 at 5 p.m. ET. Voting will continue until Monday, April 6 at 11:59 p.m. ET, and the championship matchup will be revealed on Tuesday, April 7.
Voting to crown the overall "Short Track Champion" of the 2019-2020 season will begin at 5 p.m. ET on April 7 and end on Thursday, April 9 on 5 p.m. The winner of the tournament will be announced on Speed51 shortly after.
The voting process will mostly be held on Speed51.com, with some additional rounds also being contested on our social media pages such as Facebook and Twitter.
-Story by: Speed51 Staff