More than 30 Tour-type Modified cars hit the track at New Smyrna Speedway Monday ahead of their first feature race in the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.  The large entry list has drummed up plenty of excitement entering the week, but many Modified racers are taking a business-as-usual approach to the World Series. […]

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Jeremy Gerstner began his love for Tour Modifieds at New Smyrna watching them compete annually during Speedweeks.  In 2011 he got his feet wet in the SK division during Speedweeks and that only made the fire grow stronger to compete fully with a tour modified.  Fast forward to two Southern Modified Racing Series championships with […]

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The holiday season is upon us, and short track racers across the country are making their own Christmas wish lists.  Whether it’s speed secrets, wishes for the “real world,” or just a little good fortune, racers have plenty of ideas for Santa in 2020.   Racers are always looking for a little more speed on the […]

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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 The event marks the first event for the recently formed club of Modified teams and is a newer version of the Southern Modified Auto Racing Teams […]

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Tensions were high entering the Southern Modified Series (SMRS) finale at Caraway Speedway (NC), with two-time defending champion Jeremy Gerstner leading John Smith by five points after Smith’s win at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC).   Those tensions came to a boiling point on Saturday, with Smith winning the race and the title while Gerstner fumed […]

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The crowning of a Modified champions can be much like a boxing match.  Round after round, you score points seeking either a knockout or a victory on points at the bell.   As the Southern Modified Racing Series heads to the season finale at Caraway Speedway on Saturday, October 26, all the competition has been […]

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Southern Modified Racing Series driver John Smith knows Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) like the back of his hand.  Sure, he had only one prior win before coming into the Fall Spectacular, but his stats showed that it’s his type of track.   In eight starts across all series, Smith has never been lower then ninth […]

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