Winning races wins you a championship.  That is a creed that many racers at all levels throughout the years have lived by. But, surviving to finish a race, and finish it well, has also proved to be a key piece to the championship formula. Even so, sometimes survival and consistency can be just as great […]

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The 53rd Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing has come and gone.  After nine seven nights of racing (thanks, Mother Nature) at New Smyrna Speedway, it's time to look back at the event in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   0: The amount of points that separated Florida Modified drivers […]

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Matt Hirschman accomplished a feat Friday night that had never been achieved before.  "Big Money," as he's known by many in the racing community, won the Richie Evans Memorial 100 and became the first driver to win both the John Blewett III Memorial and Richie Evans Memorial during the same year at New Smyrna Speedway. […]

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Whether the crowd wanted it or not, Matt Hirschman provided an encore performance Thursday night at New Smyrna Speedway.  In the final night of racing prior to the Richie Evans Memorial on Friday night, "Big Money" took the lead with seven laps to go in the 35-lap feature to score his second straight World Series […]

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The ground will be shaking at New Smyrna Speedway Monday night when the Tour-type Modifieds begin five straight nights of racing during the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.  We take a look at the history of the Mighty Modifieds at New Smyrna in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   1: […]

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Saturday’s Kickoff to Speedweeks at Bronson Speedway (FL) got the Tour-type Modified season rolling in dramatic style as two former Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series champions squared off. When the checkered flag waved after 50 laps, it was Chuck Hossfeld outlasting Matt Hirschman in a dramatic chase over the final 15 laps.   After […]

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On the heels of capping off a fourth championship season in Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series competition at the annual banquet in Mount Morris, New York, Chuck Hossfeld has been enjoying the fruits of victory once again these past few months. Lately, not so much in a partying manner, but more in a personal […]

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