ans who waited for a year to see “The Madhouse” back in action are about to get an epic finish to the 2021 season. As is the norm at Bowman Gray Stadium (NC) the season championships always go down to the final weekend.  With double points on the line in the season finale, we know […]

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he Kenny Minter Classic marked the longest race of the season thus far for the SMART Modified Tour in terms of laps, with teams making 110 trips around the 3/8-mile Franklin County Speedway (VA).  As it turned out, the race needed all 110 to determine a winner.   On a chaotic late-race restart, John Smith […]

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s NASCAR teams and fans celebrate the past this weekend at Darlington Raceway, the Tour-type Modified teams of the Southeast are getting a similar and slightly-impromptu chance to do the same this Saturday at an old hot spot for Modified racing.   With Bowman Gray Stadium’s 2021 Opening Day being pushed to June 5, the […]

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Instead of hunting Easter eggs, NASCAR Cup Series competitor hunted for a victory with the SMART Modified Tour at South Boston Speedway Saturday.  The JTG Daugherty Racing driver took full advantage of his off weekend, scoring the win in the 99-lap event.   REPLAY: SMART Modified Tour at South Boston   Preece held off Chuck […]

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outh Boston, VA…..When it comes to Modified racing in the south there are no names more well-known than the Myers brothers.   Burt Myers, 45, and Jason Myers, 42, have long been a staple of Modified racing in the south, having competed at Bowman-Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina for many seasons as well as […]

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The check in victory lane at Caraway Speedway (NC) didn’t have a name on it. Not because someone didn’t have a pen, not because someone couldn’t spell the winner’s name; it was because nobody knew who was going to win until the final lap. That’s how Sunday’s 2021 SMART Modified Tour season opener will go […]

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Burt Myers typically does not start his season with a trip to New Smyrna Speedway in the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.   Burt’s father, Gary Myers, made it a priority for the 10-time Bowman Gray Stadium champion to add that to his schedule for 2021.   “He says, ‘I want to go […]

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The next chapter in the history books for the North-South Shootout will be written Saturday at Caraway Speedway.  The event has been contested in North Carolina every year since 2003, when John Blewett, III won at Concord Speedway.   WATCH THE NORTH-SOUTH SHOOTOUT ON SPEED51.TV   Ahead of Saturday’s race at Caraway, here are the […]

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Like all short track racing events in North Carolina during 2020, the North-South Shootout has been under the gun from government officials and regulations stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. With a relocation to Caraway Speedway, after originally being scheduled at Hickory Motor Speedway for what was supposed to be the second straight year, the Shootout […]

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The return of the John Blewett Memorial North-South Shootout In Memory of Charles Kepley to Caraway Speedway is just two weeks away.  Despite the many trials and tribulations of 2020, the 18th Annual North-South Shootout will take place at the site of four prior runnings of the event.   The North-South Shootout began in 2003 […]

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