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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In the first-ever Modified race at Florence Motor Speedway, it was a driver making his Modified debut beating some of the top racers in the south.   Joey Coulter piloted his Coulter Motorsports No. 2 to victory in the Smart Chevrolet 99 for the SMART Modified Tour.  The former NASCAR Truck Series winner set fast […]

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(Sophia, NC):  Three past Southern Modified Racing Series Champions, John Smith, Jeremy Gerstner and Burt Myers, head the list for the inaugural “SMART 99” on August 29th at Caraway Speedway. The event marks the first event for the recently formed club of Modified teams and is a newer version of the Southern Modified Auto Racing Teams […]

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The SMART Modified Tour returns in 2020 in a combination effort with the PRA Tours under the name SMART Presented by PRA Tours, beginning this weekend at Caraway Speedway.  The effort was spearheaded in part by a former champion of the old SMART Tour, who joined “The Bullring” to talk about the series’ first event […]

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Today’s Guest Lineup Mike Parks, Claremont Motor Speedway Promoter Derek Griffith, Super Late Model Driver Paul Shafer, Jr., Wayne Carter Classic Winner Burt Myers, Modified Driver Ben Ashline, Super Late Model Driver Wyatt Alexander, Super Late Model Driver

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Strange things happen in racing, and on this particular occasion they happened just one year apart.  On this date in 1955, Billy Myers won a NASCAR Late Model Sportsman race at Champion Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  Billy had three known wins at the track during the 1955 season.   Just one year later, Billy’s […]

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