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Short Track Scene strives to bring honest and fair reporting to the short track community. With on-the-spot coverage of some of short track racing’s biggest events, in-depth analysis, and hard-hitting commentary, Short Track Scene covers the discipline like no other site.

Founded in 2015 by national motorsports journalist Matt Weaver, Short Track Scene is committed to thoughtful, responsible journalism while showcasing the wide world of regional short track racing in North America.

From the Snowball Derby to your weekly bullring, from your favorite national stars to unsung grassroots racing heroes, Short Track Scene is proud to bring you closer to the action.


Matt WeaverMatt Weaver | Founder & Editor | @MattWeaverRA
Matt Weaver is the founder, owner and editor of Short Track Scene. He grew up in the sport, trying his hand at driving prior to becoming a journalist in college at the University of South Alabama. Weaver is a prolific voice in national motorsports coverage, with stints at Autoweek Magazine and Racing America to his credit. Through Short Track Scene, Weaver lends that voice to every level of short track competition.


Andy Marquis | Southeast Correspondent & Photographer | @amarquis32
Andy Marquis brings a diverse journalism background to Short Track Scene. Marquis has covered politics in his native Maryland and Washington, D.C., has reported on major motorsports from NASCAR to drag racing, and served as managing editor for regional racing outlet Now living in North Carolina, Marquis covers Late Model Stock Cars and Super Late Models in the Carolinas and Virginia.


Paul Lambert | Northeast/Modified Correspondent | @LamberPaul
Paul Lambert joined Short Track Scene in 2017. A 2022 graduate of Franklin Pierce University, Lambert’s written work has been published in Speedway Illustrated, the Boston Herald, and Autoweek. He is both a writer and a broadcaster, providing play-by-play talent for regional and collegiate sports around central Massachusetts. Lambert’s Short Track Scene focus is on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.


Jeff Brown | New England Correspondent & Photographer | @JeffBrown781
Jeff Brown teamed up with Short Track Scene in 2017 to offer a fan’s perspective of racing in northern New England. A New Hampshire native, Brown covers the region’s touring Late Model series while providing a deeper look into New England’s diverse short track ecosystem.



Chris OwensChris Owens | Web Developer & Photographer | @ChrisOwens62
A native of South Carolina, Chris Owens now calls North Carolina home. A professional photographer by day, Owens got his start in short track racing before a NASCAR career was born. He’s been featured in numerous magazines as well as the cover of Late Model Digest.



Kyle Souza | Modified Contributor | @ksouza261