Last updated: May 8, 2017 at 8:12 am
Looking to find out who won Short Track Racing events all over North America this weekend? You’ve come to the right place. The Weekend Update on Speed51.com provides you with the most up to date list of winners with a quick recap of each event.
Don’t see your favorite track or series listed here and have some info on who’s racing or who won? Email [email protected] with details on the race and we’ll include it here in Weekend Update. (Featured photo credit: Mark Melchiori)
Golden Sands Speedway (WI) – First night of racing for 2017 was postponed due to rain.
Grundy County Speedway (IL) – After a week of waiting for the rain, it’s opening night at Grundy with Late Models topping the program.
Kalamazoo Speedway (MI) – Adam Terry scored an emotional win in the Outlaw Late Model feature.
ASCS Red River (OK) – Flood damage at Flint Creek Speedway caused by torrential rain during the week canceled racing for the night.
World of Outlaws Sprint Cars (MO) – Donny Schatz topped the Outlaw field at the Missouri State Fairgrounds.
Northeast Mini Stock Tour (NH) – The NEMST’s visit to Claremont Speedway has been postponed to May 19.
Stafford Motor Speedway (CT) – Friday night’s racing program has been canceled due to rain.
Accord Speedway (NY) – Rain soaked the dirt at Accord on Friday.
Afton Motorsports Park (NY) – Afton was not spared from the rain.
Albany-Saratoga Speedway (NY) – Like many tracks in the Northeast, Albany-Saratoga canceled Friday’s racing.
All Star Circuit of Champions (PA) – A poor forecast forced the All Stars to postpone their stop at Lernerville Speedway to June 2.
Big Diamond Speedway (PA) – Friday’s weekly racing program was canceled due to rain.
Brewerton Speedway (NY) – Another track in the Northeast, another rain out.
Mohawk Int’l Raceway (NY) – The rains reached north to Mohawk.
Outlaw Speedway (NY) – Mother Nature was the victor at Outlaw Speedway.
Ransomville Speedway (NY) – Yup. You guessed it. Rained out.
ARCA Racing Series (AL) – Originally scheduled for Friday evening, the General Tire 200 at Talladega Superspeedway will now roll off late afternoon Saturday.
Caraway Speedway (NC) – Ryan Wilson was victor in the Late Model Stock 60-lap feature.
Greenville-Pickens Speedway (SC) – Greenville fell victim to rain showers, forcing them to cancel Friday’s twin 50s for the Late Models.
Kingsport Speedway (TN) – Rain showers also impacted some of the Southeast with Kingsport Speedway canceling their racing program for Friday night.
PASS South (NC) – Matt Craig was the victor at Caraway Speedway on Friday, scoring his third PASS South win of 2017. (Click for Speed Central)
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (TN) – Friday’s race at Tazewell Speedway was postponed to Sunday.
NeSmith National Tour (AL) – Rain also fell on Talladega Short Track, canceling Friday’s program.
World of Outlaws Late Models (SC) – Shane Clanton out ran Brandon Sheppard to win at Cherokee Speedway.
ASCS Gulf South (TX) – Michael Lang ended a six year drought in ASCS competition with a win at Heart O’ Texas Speedway.
USMTS (TX) – Jason Hughes took the checkers at West Texas Raceway.
There are no races scheduled out West on Friday. If we missed one, please let us know where the race is/was and who won it by emailing [email protected].
There are no races scheduled in Canada for Friday. If we missed one, please let us know where the race is/was and who won it by emailing [email protected].
Berlin Raceway (MI) – Joe Bush scored the victory in the first of two 35-lap Super Late Model races, with the second going to Chris Koslek.
Dells Raceway Park (WI) – Cabin Fever 50 for Late Models went to Nick Nolden.
Flat Rock Speedway (MI) – Weepers across the turn 3 and 4 area have forced track officials to cancel Saturday’s racing card at Flat Rock.
Jefferson Speedway (WI) – Casey Johnson claimed victory in the season opener for the Late Models.
Lebanon I-44 Speedway (MO) – Cole Williams returned to Lebanon I-44 Speedway Saturday night and won the inaugural Late Model Spring Sizzler 50.
Marshfield Motor Speedway (WI) – Marshfield begins its 2017 season with the Super Late Models leading the night.
New Paris Speedway (IN) – “The Rocket” Tyler Roahrig made it two-for-two in 2017 by winning the Denny Nyari Classic Saturday night. (click here for Trackside Now)
Rockford Speedway (IL) – It was Wayne Freimund prevailing in the Late Model division on opening night at Rockford.
Top Speed Modified Tour (IN) – A field of 22 Modifieds rolled into South Bend Motor Speedway Saturday and it was Chad Poole who got the best of the competition.
Vore’s Compact Touring Series (IN) – Excessive rain at Baer Field Motorsports Park forced officials to call off Saturday’s Compact race. The series and track are exploring possible make up dates.
ASCS Warrior / Red River (MO) – Brad Loyet made a last lap pass for a home state win at Lucas Oil Speedway.
World of Outlaws Sprints (KS) – Donny Schatz completed the weekend sweep with a win at 81 Speedway.
Mahoning Valley Speedway (PA) – A poor weather forecast forced Mahoning Valley to cancel their weekly program.
NEMA Midgets/Lites (NH) – The NEMA Midgets race at Star Speedway has been postponed until next Saturday.
PASS North (NH) – The PASS Super Late Models will have to wait one week to battle on the Star Speedway bullring. Their race has been postponed until next Saturday.
Riverhead Speedway (NY) – Max Zachem won the opening night Modified 40-lap feature, it’s the first win in a Tour-type Modified for the CT driver.
RoC Asphalt Modified Tour (NY) – Saturday’s race at Chemung Speedrome has been postponed. Track and series officials are working on a make-up date.
Wall Stadium Speedway (NJ) – It was “Showtime” on the Jersey Shore Saturday night with Jimmy Blewett winning the Modified feature.
Wiscasset Speedway (ME) – For the second time this year, Group 1 at Wiscasset Speedway was canceled due to rain.
Airborne Park Speedway (NY) – The first race back on dirt at the Plattsburgh, New York track will have to wait at least two more weeks. Rain showers impacted the racing surface and track officials elected to wait a few more weeks to be better prepared.
All Star Circuit of Champions (PA) – Saturday’s race at Mercer Speedway has been postponed until June 2.
Bridgeport Speedway (NJ) – For the second straight week, David Hunt celebrated in Big-Block Modified Victory Lane at the New Jersey dirt track.
Canandaigua Motorsports Park (NY) – Excessive rain Friday and an uncertain Saturday forecast have canceled racing for the night.
Five Mile Point Speedway (NY) – A late afternoon shower ended the day early.
Fonda Speedway (NY) – Rain showers also forced officials to call off racing at Fonda.
Fulton Speedway (NY) – No racing at Fulton with a saturated track surface.
Grandview Speedway (PA) – Persistent showers washed out the night at Grandview.
Lebanon Valley Speedway (NY) – Despite cooperation from the weather, an issue with track lighting ended the night early at the Valley of Speed.
New Egypt Speedway (NJ) – With over three inches of rain falling in the New Egypt, NJ area on Friday afternoon and an already soft racing surface, speedway management feels that they cant provide a smooth and racy race track and has been forced to cancel for Saturday night May 6.
Orange County Fair Speedway (NY) – Late rains claimed the night at OCFS.
Thunder Mountain Speedway (NY) – Thunder Mountain has not fared well from the rain, with the night being called off.
Woodhull Raceway (NY) – You guessed it, rain claimed the evening at Woodhull.
ARCA Racing Series (AL) – Short Track racing was well represented at Talladega Superspeedway with Justin Haley getting the win over Andy Seuss and Spencer Davis.
Bowman Gray Stadium (NC) – Burt Myers took the Fans’ Challenge, started from the rear and won Saturday’s 100-lap Modified race at “The Madhouse.”
CARS Tour LMSC (NC) – JR Motorsports driver Anthony Alfredo made it a clean sweep of the Late Model Stock Car twin 75s at Hickory. (click here for Trackside Now)
CARS Tour SLM (NC) – Matt Craig continued his hot streak by winning the first of two twin 75s for the Super Late Models at Hickory. Defending series champion Raphael Lessard won the second feature. (click here for Trackside Now)
Dominion Raceway (VA) – Doug Barnes parked his No. 88 in Victory Lane following the 75-lap Late Model Stock Car feature.
East Carolina Motor Speedway (NC) – Tyler Matthews got the checkers in the 60-lap Late Model Stock race.
Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville (TN) – Military Night at Nashville was postponed to Sunday due to Mother Nature.
Langley Speedway (VA) – Nick Smith held on for the win in the 100-lap Late Model Stock feature.
Modifieds of Mayhem (GA) – Zach Knowles scored the win in the Watermelon 50 at Crisp Motorsports Park.
Myrtle Beach Speedway (SC) – Justin Milliken put an end to Lee Pulliam’s six-race winning streak in the Late Model Stock Cars at “The Beach.”
NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (VA) – Travis Miller won the first of two Twin 100s at South Boston Speedway. In the second race, Harrison Burton scored win number two of 2017 after Chase Purdy was black flagged for jumping a restart with four laps to go.(click here for Trackside Now)
Southern Sprint Car Shootout (FL) – Dude Teate drove to the win at New Smyrna Speedway.
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (KY) – Scott Bloomquist won at Florence Speedway in the Ralph Latham Memorial.
Millbridge Speedway (NC) – It’s the third round of the Mini-Outlaw Saturday championship.
NeSmith National Tour (AL) – Cory Hedgecock came through to win at Talladega Short Track.
Southern All Stars (AL) – Brandon Overton triumphed over the field at Talladega Short Track.
Southeast Dirt Modified Series (NC) – Kyle Strickler took the victory at County Line Raceway, his second SEDMS win of 2017.
SECA Bonus Series (GA) – SECA dukes it out at Hartwell Speedway.
Ultimate Super Late Model Series (GA) – Rain soaked Dixie Speedway after warmups, postponing the night’s events to July 29.
World of Outlaws Late Models (NC) – Brandon Sheppard was the victor at Fayetteville Motor Speedway.
Bullring at Las Vegas (NV) – Peyton Saxton won in Super Late Models at “The Ring”.
Tuscon Speedway (AZ) – Brandon Farrington and Brandon Schilling split the two Super Late Model races.
ASCS Gulf South (TX) – Seth Bergman parked it in Gator Motorplex victory lane.
ASCS Southwest (AZ) – Rick Ziehl tasted success in the desert at Arizona Speedway.
USMTS (TX) – Ryan Gustin was victor in the Armadillo Ambush at Route 66 Motor Speedway.
Evergreen Speedway (WA) – Jeff Knight bested a field of 16 Super Late Models on Military Appreciation Night at Evergreen.
Irwindale Speedway (CA) – Inclement weather forced Irwindale officials to call of Saturday’s racing program.
Pacific Challenge Series (CA) – Derek Copeland took the lead early and pulled away late to win at Shasta Speedway.
DIRTcar Sportsman Series (QC) – The rains went north of the border with racing being called off at Autodrome Drummond.
Merrittville Speedway (ON) – Merrittville also had no luck against the rain.
ARCA Midwest Tour (WI) – Andrew Morrissey held off Dan Fredrickson and Ty Majeski to win the Joe Shear Classic at Madison. (click here for Speed Central)
ARCA/CRA Super Series (IN) – Johnny VanDoorn used a late-race bump and run on Eddie Van Meter to win at Anderson Speedway. (click here for Trackside Now)
CRA Street Stocks (IN) – Josh Poore took the win at Anderson Speedway over Brett Hutson.
JEGS/CRA All-Stars (IN) – For the second straight week, rain showers impacted the JEGS Tour’s stop at Baer Field Motorsports Park. Officials are working on a possible make-up date.
CRA Late Model Sportsman (IN) – Like the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour, the CRA Late Model Sportsman race at Baer Field was impacted by weather.
Kil-Kare Raceway (OH) – David Carter Jr. held off Chad Pendleton to take the victory in the season opener.
Slinger Super Speedway (WI) – Steve Apel took the win over Jeff Holtz on the high banks.
American-Canadian Tour (VT) – A poor weather forecast and saturated grounds forced ACT and Devil’s Bowl Speedway officials to postpone Sunday’s Spring Green 117 to Saturday, May 20.
Oxford Plains Speedway (ME) – Another Super Late Model win in the State of Maine, another Super Late Model win for Reid Lanpher. He won Sunday’s 50-lap season opener at Oxford for his third victory of the year.
Seekonk Speedway (MA) – David Darling won the Pro Stock feature at Seekonk.
Utica-Rome Speedway (NY) – Sunday’s racing action was canceled. The next race is on Sunday, May 14.
Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville (TN) – Casey Roderick continued his Pro Late Model dominance with a win in Music City.
Franklin County Speedway (VA) – Mike Looney won the first 50-lap feature for Late Model Stocks, while Boo Boo Dalton took home the second feature.
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (TN) – Jimmy Owens took the victory on Sunday at Tazewell Speedway in the race that was originally scheduled for Friday night.
Ultimate Super Late Model Series (GA) – Dale McDowell held off Brandon Overton to take the victory at Rome Speedway.
There are no races scheduled in the Southwest for Sunday. If we missed one, please let us know where the race is/was and who won it by emailing [email protected].
There are no races scheduled out west for Sunday. If we missed one, please let us know where the race is/was and who won it by emailing [email protected].
Cornwall Motor Speedway (ON) – The season opener has been washed out to May 21 and 22.