onathan Brown made his SMART Modified Tour debut last week at Carteret County Speedway, scoring a fourth-place finish.  On Saturday night at Caraway Speedway, “Jon Boy” scored his first win with the series, holding off NASCAR Hall of Famer Bobby Labonte for the victory.   Brown inherited the lead after pit stops during a lap […]

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Sophia, NC: Darren Hackett, promoter for the 19th Annual “John Blewett III Memorial” North South Shootout presented in memory of Charles Kepley has announced six qualifying events for the “Shootout”.   The race winner at each of six events will earn a guaranteed starting spot for the November 6th race to be held at Caraway […]

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ary Putnam has been a regular competitor in Southern Modified racing for more than a decade.  However, he had gone winless since 2015 with the KOMA Unwind Modified Madness Series at Orange County Speedway.   That changed on Saturday night at Caraway Speedway, as Putnam scored the win in the fifth round of the SMART […]

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he SMART Modified Tour returns to the site of its season opener this weekend, Caraway Speedway, for an Independence Weekend showdown.  Some of the South’s top Modified stars will compete for 99 laps at the North Carolina facility on Saturday, July 3. The SMART Modified Tour returns to action Saturday, July 3 at Caraway Speedway. […]

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ooking at the career of Bobby Labonte is like unwrapping a mystery. Most know him as the NASCAR Cup Series champion who out-dueled Dale Earnhardt to win the Cup title in 2000. Looking back in the history books, that championship almost never happened; however, success on the short tracks gave him the opportunity to become […]

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Mooresville, NC — Justin Johnson was able to take advantage of a late race restart over series rookie teammate Kaden Honeycutt with three laps to go to score his second win of the season. Honeycutt would slip back to finish in the third position, with veteran Deac McCaskill crossing the finish line in the runner […]

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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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After returning for four events in 2020, the SMART Modified Tour is preparing for a full season of racing in 2021.  A 10-race schedule will see some of the top Modified racers in the southeast compete in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia throughout the year.   The SMART Modified Tour traces its roots back […]

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Sophia, NC — When Caraway Speedway opens for it’s 56th season on March 14th, the speedway’s 1987 Late Model Stock Car Champion, Bobby Labonte, will compete in the Southern Modified Auto Race Tour’s “SMART 99” on the .455 mile asphalt track located near Asheboro, NC.    Labonte first competed at Caraway Speedway in 1980 in […]

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