Progressive Engines Presents 51's FUPS Auburnadale Updates
51 – 3/7/14
Speed51.com will have live Trackside Now coverage of the Speed 51 100 Florida United Promoters Series season-opening event Saturday at Auburndale Speedway in Winter Haven, Florida. Progressive has been in business and in same location for the past 22 years and are truly dedicated to the racers and the racing industry. Progressive’s customers have won numerous races and championships throughout the country in asphalt Super Late Model competition, as well as drag racing, marine, road racing, dirt and more racing types. For more details on Progressive Racing Engines, call 305-687-5931 or click here.
New Grandstands Going in at Berlin Raceway
Tracks – 3/7/14
Despite snow blanketing Marne, Michigan's Berlin Raceway, work is already underway on an all-new main grandstand and suite tower at the track. As can be noted in the latest video from the track, the old main grandstand area has been leveled and work is underway for the new grandstands to be in place when the track's season kicks off with an open practice on April 5.
Jiffy-tite Presenting 51's Coverage NWAAS Coverage from Hickory
51 – 3/7/14
Jiffy-tite Motorsports is presenting Speed51.com's coverage of the Paramount KIA Big 10 Race Challenge NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car event at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) Saturday. Jiffy-tite Inc. is an OEM supplier of fluid connection systems for the automotive industry and is the OEM's choice for plumbing connections on brands all over the world. Jiffy-tite's revolutionary Quick-Connect Fluid Fittings provide unsurpassed performance under extreme racing conditions. Made of lightweight, 6061-T6 aluminum, brass valves, and stainless steel ball bearings, they are corrosion resistant for extra-long life. For more on Jiffy-tite, click here.
Five Flags Speedway Gets Revved Up With Test and Tune March 8
Tracks – 3/7/14
Pensacola, Florida's Five Flags Speedway is hosting a test and tune open practice this Saturday, March 8. The test begins at 9am CT and goes until 5pm. All divisions are welcome to practice. For more, click here.
New England Truck Series Announces Triple Crown
NETS – 3/7/14
American Sign Incorporated of New Haven CT will sponsor a three event triple crown as part of the New England Truck Series 2014 Season. The series within a series will take place at three selected events, and the three drivers who accumulate the most points at these events will split a bonus purse of $500 provided by American Sign. However, if one driver can find victory lane in all three events, they will claim the second and third place share as well, and take home the whole Triple Crown purse. The May 31st event at Monadnock Speedway, July 19th event at Star Speedway, and August 16th event at the Waterford Speedbowl will make up the 2014 Triple Crown.
Open Test Scheduled for Kalamazoo Speedway on April 5
Tracks – 3/7/14
The 2014 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season at Kalamazoo Speedway (MI) will commence on Saturday, April 5 with the first of two pre-season test sessions. Testing will begin at 1:00 and conclude at 5:00. Drivers from all divisions will be allowed to test. Grandstand admission will be free. For more, click here.
450 Laps of Racing Highlight April 5 Opener at Nashville
Tracks – 3/7/14
The Southern Super Series 125-lapper and a $5,000-to-win Pro Late Model event highlight the April 5 season opening event at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville (TN). In addition, Limited Late Models, Sportsman, Super Streets, Open Wheels, Pure Stocks, Front Runners, Legends cars and Dwarf Cars will combine with the two headliners to make up 450 laps of action. For ticket information and more, click here.
Weather Postpones Skyler Trull Memorial at Caroilna to 3/14-15
Dirt – 3/6/14
Carolina Speedway (NC) officials have made the decision to postpone the 14th Annual Skyler Trull Memorial until next weekend March 14-15. With heavy rain and wintery mix conditions projected through 8:00 PM Friday, the decision was made to move the entire show until next weekend. The schedule of events for March 14-15 will be the same as originally scheduled. For more information please visit www.carolinaspeedway.net
51 Powering NASCAR Home Tracks Updates from NWSMT Caraway
NWSMT – 3/6/14
Speed51.com is powering the NASCAR Home Tracks Race Central Live coverage of the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour season opener this Sunday, March 9, at North Carolina's Caraway Speedway. The coverage will also include live updates of the 100-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series feature event at Caraway that afternoon. For ticket information and more on the event, click here. Access the 51-powered RCL updates at this link.
Keyser Manufacturing Releases New 9" Ford Torque Link Mounts
Industry – 3/6/14
Keyser Manufacturing, based in Coopersville, Michigan, has introduced torque link mounts for 9" Ford Modified rear ends. The unique torque link mounts allow drivers to run the common quick change torque link mounts. The product will allow teams to change their torque link mounts with three to four bolts. Now you can run the same torque link mounts as the teams running quick change rear ends. For more information on these products and more, contact a Keyser Manufacturing sales associate at 1-800-472-2464 or click here.
QuickCar Racing Products Introduces a New & Improved Website
Industry – 3/5/14
QuickCar Racing Products has introduced their new and improved web site featuring their complete line of gauge panels, ignition control panels, wiring kits and a wide variety of racing accessories. Product photos and descriptions are just a "click" away with the easy to navigate menu. View Featured Products on QuickCar's home page, or simply click "View All Products" to see a categorized listing. The site also includes contact information, on-line ordering capability and how to become a dealer. Click here to visit their site today.
PFC Offering Spring "Brake" Specials
Industry - 3/4/14
PFC Brakes is offering a Spring "Brake" Special. Many PFC part numbers are currently being offered at a great discounted prices. Call your PFC representative today to find out pricing and other part numbers under the current PFC special. Offer valid for U.S. customers only. Get them now before they're gone. For more, click here.
Cars From Kingsport & Lonesome Pine on Display This Weekend
Tracks - 3/4/14
The start to the 2014 racing season at both Kingsport Speedway (TN) and Lonesome Pine Raceway (VA) is quickly approaching, and helping to kick off what promises to be an outstanding racing campaign at both "The Concrete Jungle" and LPR will be the Kingsport Town Center (formerly known as Ft. Henry Mall) - Kingsport Speedway and Lonesome Pine Raceway Race Car Show on Saturday, March 8. The daylong extravaganza will feature a street festival type atmosphere inside the Kingsport Town Center. Ervin and Keith Stiltner will operate both tracks this season, with Karen Tunnell holding down duties as general manager and promoter of each facility. The Stiltners and Tunnell will be present, along with several drivers displaying their race cars and meeting fans.