Performing in the clutch separates the best drivers from the pack. When the laps are counting down and the lights are shining brightest, the top racers thrive under pressure. Each month during the 2020 season, Tilton Engineering will honor a “Clutch Performer of the Month” from the world of short track racing.   The winner […]

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Anthony Nocella and Matt Hirschman have been inseparable for most of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.  That has not changed going into qualifying for the final night of Tour-type Modified racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).   Nocella and Hirschman were the two fastest qualifiers for the Richie Evans Memorial at New […]

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TRENTON, NJ -- The hottest driver in Florida during Speedweeks right now, Woburn, Mass., Asphalt Modified driver Anthony Nocella, winner of two of the first three asphalt Modified features at New Smyrna (FL) Speedway this past week, has filed an entry for the third annual East Coast Dirt Nationals being run inside the CURE Insurance […]

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There were still a handful of laps left in the John Blewett III Memorial, but intuition told race officials they were about to see something special Wednesday night at New Smyrna Speedway.  Matt Hirschman and Anthony Nocella were battling wheel-to-wheel around the Florida half-mile oval with nothing to separate them as they battled to the […]

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In one of the closest finishes in short track racing history, Anthony Nocella was declared the winner of a thrilling John Blewett III Memorial at New Smyrna Speedway on Wednesday night.  After reviewing the photo finish, officials awarded Nocella the victory on Night #6 of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.   Initially, […]

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For the second time in two nights, a first-time winner visited victory lane Tuesday night during the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway.  Craig Lutz of Miller Place, New York wrestled away the lead from Monday night winner Anthony Nocella on a restart with 11 laps to go and held […]

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The two drivers who battled for the win in the first night of Tour-type Modified qualifying at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) were the two fastest in qualifying on Tuesday night. Matt Hirschman set fast time in the session, with Monday winner Anthony Nocella setting the second-fastest time of qualifying.   Hirschman circled the half-mile oval in […]

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A fierce last-lap battle between a pair of accomplished drivers determined the winner during the opening night of Tour-type Modified racing at New Smyrna Speedway's World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.  After leading the majority of the 50-lap race, Anthony Nocella survived a last-lap charge from Matt Hirschman and prevailed in a side-by-side battle […]

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