51’s Matt Kentfield To Lead Coverage Of First Big Race Of 2007
In many parts of the country, the first real blast of winter weather is just about wearing out.  Snow that has waited all winter to fall is finally melting and the cold weather is once again moving away, leading to warmer temperatures.  Unlike normal, though, the warm weather is causing a fever.  It’s not the kind usual with the common cold, though; it’s racing fever.  And is ready to deliver the best remedy possible – its industry-known and lauded event coverage.
always Florida.  So what better place to bring everyone together that has been sitting around since the Mason-Dixon Meltdown, the Snowball Derby or even earlier and get them back out on the track.  Over the last couple of years, it has proven to be quite the show.

“In the last couple of years, there were flips, fires, first-time winners and more.  That is exactly the kind of stuff that racers and fans love, and has always been there to bring it to them.  This year, it will be no different. will be at Lakeland for both days and all three races.”’s coverage this year will be led by up-and-coming Motorsports journalist Matt Kentfield, many of whom know simply as “Duke.”  Kentfield will have the scoop from Friday night’s Twin 100-lap events for the North and South competitors.

“I’ve been to Speedfest only once, and it was a lot of fun and an amazing race,” said Kentfield.  “I’m really looking forward to going back there.  Over the last couple of years, they’ve had guys like Mike Fritts, Charlie Menard, Mario Gosselin and Eddie Van Meter win races during the weekend.  That is a pretty stout list of drivers.  Then, when you look at the entry list and see the Rowes from the Northeast, Menard and Hoffman from the Midwest, Fultz and Lawler from the South up against all of those Florida guys, you know you’re in for a great race.  Hopefully, we can bring that excitement to the fans on as well.” has become a leader in online Motorsports information by focusing on the Short Track Racing realm.  51 realized nearly six years ago that there was a void in the industry for news and behind-the-scenes stories.  Now, 51 is viewed by thousands of fans per day.  The site fuels your Short Track appetite for NASCAR's Grand National and Modifieds Divisions, the USAR Pro Cup Series, Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, Late Model Stocks, Pro Challenge and much more.

51 Sports, publisher of, is continually signing up clients for its Sports Services and Web Design work for 2007 and beyond.  51 offers everything from single-time press releases to full campaigns, website development and more. will kick off another season of extensive short track racing coverage this coming weekend in Lakeland, Florida, for Super Late Model’s big early-season showdown, Speedfest at USA International Speedway, an event co-sanctioned by the CRA Super Series and FASCAR Sunbelt Series.

“Speedfest, in a short amount of time, has become an event that everyone looks forward to and has really become one of the biggest races of the year, even though it is most racers’ first event of the new season,” said’s Jeremy Troiano.  “In January, there are not a lot of places racing in the country.  But there is will bring you right up to the fence for this year's Speedfest.