After a big win in the truck series, few would think a NASCAR Cup Series driver would spend their off Wednesday night at a local dirt track in Salisbury NC. But, that’s exactly what Kyle Larson did with his Wednesday evening. The night started out rough for some as the berm in turn one and two grabbed some victims in qualifying. Tom Hubert was the one who came out on top in qualifying. Heat one winner, Ethan Mitchell, rolled a 6 on the redraw dice putting Nick O’Dell and Karsyn Elledge on the front row of the feature. Elledge took the early… read more
Our 7th Annual NC Race Week is fast approaching! Just 6 weeks away from our biggest race week of the year! This years schedule will be quite a bit different than in the past due to the Iredell County Fair starting 3 days earlier and wanting us to run more races there!
We will kick off NC Race Week at the Iredell County Fairgournds on Friday September 2nd with the Beginner Box Stocks, Box Stocks, and the Intermediate Divisions. The Beginners and Box Stocks will run a full program on Friday night. Our intermediate class will just run practice, qualifying, and… read more
Dylan Smith Doubles Up
As teams approach midway through the season some wonder if their luck will change, if the bugs will ever work their way out, if their luck ends, or even if their luck will continue. Dylan Smith was one driver who answered every one of those questions on Wednesday. Smith went into the season as a favorite to win the 2016 championship but his luck thought otherwise. With a never quit attitude his team threw everything they could at the kart to turn bad luck into triumph. Dylan Smith left June 8th with his first win of the… read more
Tomorrow night marks the return of “Wild Wednesday” at North Carolina’s Millbridge Speedway. That means that Speed51 TV will be live on air from the exciting 1/8-mile dirt track and race fans all over the world will be able to watch for free.
The May 18 show is a race that you will not want to miss. Millbridge Speedway owners Ashly and Jeremy Burnett said that they’re expecting enough Outlaw Karts to run a C-Main on Wednesday as a bunch of drivers and teams are showing up one week early to prepare for the QRC Speed51 Open.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star… read more
Rico Abreu has a knack for winning big races. He’s shown that two years in a row by winning the prestigious Chili Bowl Nationals. But Abreu has never won a big Outlaw Kart race. That’s why he’s gunning for the $5,151 check at the QRC Speed51 Open at Millbridge Speedway in Salisbury, North Carolina on May 24-25.
Abreu hasn’t fared all that well in the previous versions of Millbridge’s big May race, but this year he’ll be with a new team and expecting better results.
“To be honest I’ve been terrible the last two years I’ve gone,” said Abreu. “This year I’m… read more
The most anticipated and richest Outlaw Kart race of the season may still be two weeks away, but already the entry list has it among the elite short track events in the country. With dirt stars, NASCAR names and Outlaw Karting’s top talents all vying for the $5151 winner’s prize, the Speed51 Open is primed to be a can’t-miss short track event.
The Speed51 Open, which will be held at North Carolina’s Millbridge Speedway on May 24 and 25, has 60 Open Division entries. Event organizers are already planning for that list to grow to perhaps 100 and beyond in the… read more
The $5,151-to-win QRC Speed51 Open is the biggest race in Outlaw Kart racing, and it will air live on Speed51 TV on May 24-25. If you can’t make it out to Salisbury, North Carolina’s Millbridge Speedway be sure to purchase the Speed51 TV pay-per-view for just $24.99.
That’s right, for $24.99 you get both nights of racing. Included in your Speed51 TV pay-per-view ticket is Tuesday’s preliminary racing action, plus all qualifying action for the Open division. Wednesday’s action included close to 80 Outlaw Karts looking for the $5,151 prize in the Speed51 Open.
Race fans can also buy each day separately… read more
Attention Teams. We put this rules reminder together to point out some of our unique rules to Millbridge Speedway to get everyone informed before you show up to race with us this month! Our full rule book can be found under the “Driver Info” tab on our website.
With the QRC Speed 51 Open presented by JGRmx approaching we wanted to make sure everyone is aware of our rules at Millbridge Speedway. They are on our website for download under the “Driver’s” tab. I figured I would highlight some of our unique rules to our track so you are… read more
In just his 5th race of his career at Millbridge Speedway Buddy Wise finds victory lane in the 26 kart field. Buddy Wise topped the board at the end of the night beating all the locals and the hot shots like Larson, Thorson, Hoffman and even 2 time Chili Bowl Champion Rico Abreu! Carson Kvapil passed Tucker Scanlon on the last lap of the Intermediate race to take the overall win. Tucker was victorious in the 125 division as well. Caden Kvapil dominated the Box Stock race for his first box stock win and completing the Kvapil sweep for the… read more
SALISBURY, N.C. – Photo and recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman –
After having roughly “30 minutes of sleep the last two days” and making a last-minute, eight hour drive south from Indianapolis to race, USAC National Midget star Tanner Thorson made the odds pay off with a victory in Wednesday night’s headlining 500cc Open Class mini-outlaw feature at Millbridge Speedway.
Thorson led the final five circuits of the 20-lap A-main, passing Karsyn Elledge in turn one on a late-race restart and powering away to victory by three-quarters of a second over week two winner Tom Hubert after two… read more