Speedway 51 News


We did it! It took a while, but we are going to be able to have a five race Late Model Series at Speedway 51 in 2019. As you may well know, I had a hard time getting the fifteen cars to commit to the Series. I want to thank all you race teams for your patience as I know you were probably tired of hearing from me, but this was extremely important for the future plans of Speedway 51. Unfortunately I did not get the fifteen I needed, but with commitments and partial schedule commitments, Joey and I made the decision to run the Late Model Series program.                  A couple of issues were some not being able to race the entire Series, and another issue was the schedule. I can assure you that there are absolutely zero conflicts with any other local tracks including ACT races, Thunder Road and White Mountain Motorsports Park. This new schedule was researched and put together on Sunday, March 17, 2019. At this date there were zero conflicts. We cannot be responsible if other tracks change their dates to conflict with ours. I did everything possible so that we would not be in conflict with other teams and series big events.                  We have had to make some schedule changes that should not hurt your racing schedule with us, and it may make it better for some. The biggest change is that there will not be a Late Model Series race on Friday, July 5th. Many teams felt that this was going to be a bad week with all the events going... read more


Speedway 51 takes great pride in the fact that they try to do things a little better than many other race tracks throughout the area. It is important to the staff and management that the fans and drivers leave the Speedway feeling that they had a positive experience. This is called the Speedway 51 difference! Here’s why!   REASON #1: Race teams and race fans are always greeted with a smile. They are told good luck and enjoy the races. Very important that our staff is pleasant, can’t be said about some others.   REASON #2: Admission prices are always affordable. We do whatever we can to keep prices family friendly.   REASON #3: Our purses for our racers are the best in the area. Our goal is to help drivers be able to pay their expenses from their earnings.   REASON #4: We constantly have employee team meetings to discuss ways of improving our race show each week. Everything is discussed from the racers point of view, Tech issues, and any complaints or problems from the previous week’s events. We are always striving to improve.   REASON #5: We take great pride in our concession stands. Our food includes top quality fresh burger, delicious hot dogs, (Never any “Barn” Dogs sold here.) We offer fresh cut fries, the best chicken tenders, fresh made pizza, and of course, the very best Chocolate Chip Cookies anywhere. They are better than Grams!   REASON #6: We regularly bring in outside traveling shows to enhance our program for race fans old and young at heart. This year we will be hosting the... read more