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Schedule Announced for 2018 New Smyrna World Series

December 5, 2017 • App, Archives, Late Models, Modifieds, Region - Northeast, Region - Southeast, Top Stories

The time has come once again for short track fans and race teams to mark their calendars for two of the most anticipated weeks of the 2018 season. As it has for more than half a century, New Smyrna Speedway will open its gates this February for nine straight nights of asphalt racing featuring multiple divisions and teams from all over the United States and Canada.

 

The 52nd World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing will take place from February 9-17 as Florida Speedweeks returns to its traditional spot in the middle of month. Several divisions under the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series banner will run over multiple nights including: Tour-type Modifieds, Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, IMCA-type Modifieds and Sportsman.

 

The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series will also return for one-off appearances in 2018.

 

300x250 New Smyrna World Series 2018Following and open practice day on Thursday, February 8 for all NWAAS divisions, the action starts on Friday, February 9 with a four-division night featuring the Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, IMCA-type Modifieds, and Sportsman.

 

Night number two on Saturday, February 10 will see the most variety of the 2018 World Series. The Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series will join the SLM, PLM, IMCA Mod and Sportsman classes.

 

For the fifth straight year, Sunday night features the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season opener with a 150-lap race. The IMCA Mods will run alongside the K&N Stock Cars on the February 11 event.

 

Monday, February 12 is one of the most anticipated nights of the World Series, especially for fans visiting from the Northeast, as the Tour-type Modifieds take the green flag at New Smyrna for the first of five straight nights of racing with a 50-lap event. The Super and Pro Late Models will also be in action as well.

 

Tuesday, February 13 marks the midway point for the 2018 World Series with the IMCA-type Modifieds putting on a 75-lap race along with a 50-lap Super Late Model event. The Tour-type Modifieds complete the lineup with a sprint race.

 

Night six on Wednesday, February 14 features the Tour-type Modifieds with their first big event of the week with the John Blewett III Memorial 76. IMCA-type Modifieds, Pro and Super Late Models will also be in action.

 

A quartet of sprint races are lined up for Thursday, February 15 featuring the Tour Mods, IMCA Mods, Super and Pro Late Models.

 

Two of the biggest World Series races take place on Friday, February 16 with the Pro Late Model 100 and the Richie Evans Memorial 100 which will conclude the week for the Tour-type Modifieds. The Sportsman will also return to the event lineup.

 

The curtain closes on the World Series Saturday, February 17 with Super Late Model 100, along with the final events for the Pro Late Models, IMCA Modifieds and Sportsman.

 

Race fans can also see great racing at New Smyrna Speedway during the month of January with a pair of big Super Late Model events, including the Red Eye 100 along with the Modifieds, Super Stocks, Mod Minis, and Bombers on Saturday, January 6.

 

The Marion Edwards Memorial 100 which will also have the Sportsman, Mod Minis, Super Stocks, and Bombers will be held on Saturday, January 20.

 

Ticket information for all events is available at http://www.newsmyrnaspeedway.org/

 

WORLD SERIES 2018

Thursday February 8, 2018

Parking and Practice

Pit Passes: $40

Pit Gates open 8am

 

Friday February 9, 2018

Super Late Models

Pro Late Models

IMCA Type Mods

Sportsman

Grandstands: $30, Pits: $40

 

Saturday February 10, 2018

Super Late Models

Pro Late Models

IMCA Type Mods

Sportsman

Southern Sprintcar Shootout Series

Grandstands: $30, Pits: $40

 

Sunday February 11, 2018

K&N Pro Series

IMCA Type Mods

Tour-Type Modifieds Will Be Able to Park and Go Through Tech… No Practice

Grandstands: $35, Pits: $40 (Members), $50 (Non-Members)

 

Monday February 12, 2018

Tour-type Modified 50

Super Late Models

Pro Late Models

Grandstands: $30, Pits: $40

 

Tuesday February 13, 2018

Super Late Model 50

IMCA Type Modified 75

Tour-type Modifieds

Grandstands: $30, Pits: $40

 

Wednesday February 14, 2018

John Blewett III Memorial Tour Type Modified 76

IMCA Type Modified

Super Late Models

Pro Late Models

Grandstands: $30, Pits: $40

 

Thursday February 15, 2018

Pro Late Models

Tour Type Modifieds

Super Late Models

IMCA Type Mods

Grandstands: $30, Pits: $40

 

Friday February 16, 2018

Richie Evans Memorial Tour Type Modified 100 (Rain Date 2/17)

Pro Late Model 100

Sportsman

Grandstands: $35, Pits: $40

 

Saturday February 17, 2018

Super Late Model 100

Pro Late Models

IMCA Modifieds

Sportsman

Grandstands: $35, Pits: $40

 

-By: Connor Sullivan, Speed51.com CT, MA, RI & Long Island Editor – Twitter: @Connor51CT

-Photo Credit: Speed51.com

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