Two tracks in the Northeast are hosting two great Tour-type Modified events on back-to-back nights, Wednesday and Thursday; Seekonk Speedway in eastern Massachusetts and Lancaster Speedway in western New York, both separated by close to 450 miles and over seven hour of highway driving.   In 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s it would be commonplace to […]

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On Saturday night, the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series returns to action to kick off the 2019 season, racing at Chemung Speedrome .  Heading into the season, Speed51's resident stat guru Elgin Traylor presents this "By the Numbers" preview of the campaign.   4: Last year Chuck Hossfeld picked up his fourth RoC points […]

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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 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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