After his back-to-front win in the John Blewett III Memorial 76 at New Smyrna Speedway on Wednesday in the No. 6 Modified, and a Top 5 in his 150-mile qualifier up the road at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, Ryan Preece kept the momentum rolling in qualifying for Friday night’s Richie Evans Memorial 100 at […]

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Jeremy Gerstner began his love for Tour Modifieds at New Smyrna watching them compete annually during Speedweeks.  In 2011 he got his feet wet in the SK division during Speedweeks and that only made the fire grow stronger to compete fully with a tour modified.  Fast forward to two Southern Modified Racing Series championships with […]

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New London Waterford Speedbowl releases their 2021 Event Schedule. The Saturday Championship Race Season begins on May 8th with the traditional Blast-Off 2021. Saturday racing continues into October ending on the weekend of October 15th-17th with The Finale.   Highlights of the schedule include a new SK® Modified Fast Five Series. Drivers who compete in […]

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Waterbury, VT – The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) is heading south to get an early start on the 2021 racing season. Officials announced today that a pair of ACT Late Model events have been scheduled at North Carolina’s Hickory Motor Speedway for Friday, April 2 and Saturday, April 3.   The 125-lap events are part of […]

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Despite the big hole in the schedule of the 2020 racing season, there was still plenty to behold from the ground pounders of the short tracks. Here’s the Top 10 Modified races of the year that we had featured on Speed51.TV.   Tri-Track Modifieds at Monadnock – Highlights – July 5, 2020 Tri-Track Modifieds at […]

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The year 2020 is still not over, but Tour-type Modified fans already have reason to smile in 2021, as the entry list for the 55th World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing is already packed with talent. With 19 drivers entered so far for the five nights in February at New Smyrna Speedway, the anticipation […]

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The Midwest based Vores Compact Touring Series is set to roll again in 2021 with another great slate of race dates inside and outside the region. Sixteen events, with the possibility of a seventeenth, once again features a wide variety of the nation’s great short tracks.   Starting the year with one of the most […]

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Stafford Springs, CT — After a 60-year partnership working with NASCAR as a sanctioned short track, Stafford Speedway will not operate under the NASCAR Weekly Series banner for the 2021 season due to a conflict regarding ownership of streaming and broadcast rights of weekly racing events.   “Unfortunately we were unable to come to an […]

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As with much of short track racing, the landscape of Modified racing was radically different in 2020, whether you drove with wide tires, narrow tires, a wing over your head; north, south, or out west. But, their will still plenty of chances for glory and victory once the world got somewhat back on its feet. […]

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