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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aturday gives you five chances to watch live racing on Speed51.TV this weekend.  Here’s what Speed51.TV has in store for short track fans tomorrow.   SATURDAY, MAY 8 Granite State Pro Stock Series at Star Speedway Last year, the Granite State Pro Stock Series portion of the Star Classic provided one of the best finishes […]

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The SMART Modified Tour heads to Franklin County Speedway on Saturday, May 8, the first trip to the Callaway, Virginia facility since the rebirth of the Tour-type Modified series. WATCH SMART MODIFIEDS AT FRANKLIN COUNTY The Franklin County date was added to SMART’s 2021 schedule in April, The race will be the fourth of the […]

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One of the slogans at Franklin County Speedway is “Modifieds were made for Franklin County Speedway” and on May 8th the mighty open wheel, high horsepower cars return. The high banks of Callaway, Virginia’s 3/8 mile speed plant await the cars and stars of the reborn SMART Modified Tour.   Modifieds have long been a huge part […]

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For the 10th time in his illustrious career, Bubba Pollard showed up at a track for the first time and left with the trophy and first-place prize money.   This Saturday, Pollard accomplished the feat at Franklin County Speedway, taking the checkered flag in the CARS Tour’s first trip to the Callaway, Virginia bullring.  While […]

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