Tour-type Modifieds will compete for the first time Monday night at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).  While some teams quickly got up to speed before the evening’s feature race, others faced a hurdle right off the bat.   NASCAR Cup Series driver Ryan Preece jumped to the […]

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The Eddy family name is well-known to short track racing fans, thanks to Mike Eddy.  A seven-time ASA Champion, Eddy enjoyed plenty of success at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) as well.   “The Polar Bear” was a 13-time winner in his career at the Speedweeks tradition, […]

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Matt Hirschman kicked off a busy week in Florida by securing a $2,000 check Saturday night at Bronson Speedway.  The Tour-type Modified driver from Northampton, Pennsylvania started from the pole and led all 50 laps to win the Kickoff to Speedweeks race.   Due to the unfortunate circumstances involving a lower than expected car count, […]

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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the Speed51.com Short Track Racing Power Poll ranks drivers from all across the land on their strength to this point in the season.    A panel of industry experts from all four corners of the country and Canada have voted on their choices for the first round of power rankings […]

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After an engine failure during Practice Day ahead of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL), Bubba Pollard’s Tour-type Modified debut will have to wait.   In an interview with Speed51 on Friday morning, Pollard confirmed he would not compete during the 2020 World Series.  Pollard was slated to […]

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Last year, Sammy Smith made his presence known on the Late Model scene by winning the Pro Late Model championship at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).  Smith is looking to make a similar wave in Super Late Models after a strong showing during practice day.   Smith, […]

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Thursday was an opportunity for most teams to practice and make preparations for the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).  For one major name, however, the day proved instead to be a setback.   Bubba Pollard is planning to make his highly-anticipated debut in a Tour-type Modified at the […]

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With a new year comes another opportunity for the Modified drivers of Long Island to continue to add to their long racing legacy. But, while some wait for Riverhead Raceway to open in May, or for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour to roll of in March at South Boston Speedway, there are a few that […]

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In Tour-type Modified racing these days, there is no shortage of enthusiasm between drivers, mechanics and fans. But, one driver that comes to mind for many when it comes to great enthusiasm is Jimmy Blewett. Whether he is racing in his home state of New Jersey at Wall Stadium, on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, […]

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