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.
Advertising Opportunities Available for 51's Rattler Coverage
51 - 3/4/14
The first race of the Southern Super Series season and one of the most anticipated early-season events of the year takes place March 14-16 at South Alabama Speedway with the 38th Annual Rattler weekend. Speed51.com is the exclusive home of live Trackside Now coverage once again at The Rattler. Get your company, product or event noticed by short track fans across the globe by advertising on 51's coverage. Affordable rates are available for The Rattler and other upcoming events covered by Speed51.com. For more details, click here.
QA1 Shocks, Sandblast Cabinet Kits & More Now on Sale at JEGS
JEGS - 3/4/14
Current specials at JEGS.com include QA1 Shocks for dirt and asphalt circle track cars from just $124.99. Also available for your race or street cars are Hurst roll control kits, Brisk USA spark plugs, KYB Shocks, Cragar chrome wheels, vertical sandblast cabinet kits and more. For this week's specials and more, all with free shipping and handling, visit JEGS.com.
Sponsorship Boosts Nashville's PLM Winners' Purses to $5,000
Tracks - 3/4/14
Big Machine Records of Nashville, Tennessee has partnered with Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville to boost the winner's purse for all of the track's Pro Late Model events to $5,000. More details are expected soon. For more information, visit the track's website here.
Original Pro Cup Steel Bodies Approved for 2014 Competition
Pro Cup - 3/3/14
This season the X-1R Pro Cup Series will allow the orginal Pro Cup steel bodies as used in the early years of competition and currently used in the Super Cup Series, allowing more teams the option to race in both series. This option comes of the heels of the series also allowing 105" and 110" Grand National cars with one-piece composite bodies, as well as the use of the Hamner Super Late Model sealed engine package and the Robert Yates Spec engine package.
Spencer Davis Returns to Hillbilly Modified at Caraway & More
NWSMT - 3/3/14
After running well at New Smyrna Speedway's World Series Modified events, Georgia teen Spencer Davis has been called on again to run the Hillbilly Racing No. 79 this Sunday, March 9th, at Caraway Speedway (NC). Davis will take part in his first-ever NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour event with the start. Although a newcomer to the NWSMT ranks, Davis ran all six features at New Smyrna and finished in the 10 each time with best of fifth on the third night. In addition to the NASCAR event, Davis will also pilot the 79 ride in the KOMA Unwind Modified Series opener at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) on March 22nd.
50 Lap Outlaw Shows at Berlin to Pay $2,000
Outlaw - 2/28/14
The Outlaw Super Late Models Series at Berlin Raceway (MI) will feature 50-lap mains paying $2,000 to the winner and $520 to start during the 2014 racing season. The season opener is slated for Saturday, April 26th as part of the track's third annual Icebreaker. Overall, the Outlaws will race seven times during the year at the fairgrounds oval in Marne, Michigan. That will including a special Wednesday, June 11th program with details to be announced.
Cale Conley Signs With Richard Childress Racing
K&N East - 2/28/14
Richard Childress Racing has tabbed Cale Conley to drive a limited schedule of events on the NASCAR Nationwide Series this season, in the team’s No. 33 Chevrolet Camaro.
Conley competed full-time in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East last season, finishing 12th in championship points he also won the pole at Dover International Speedway (DE). He will make his first Nationwide Series start for RCR on March 15 at Bristol Motor Speedway (TN), with Nick Harrison serving as crew chief.