---Although his home track is Wall Stadium, over the years NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour driver Jimmy Blewett has felt right at home racing at Stafford Speedway.  Half of Blewett’s six career NWMT wins have come at the Connecticut half-mile facility and he will be looking to add to that total in this Friday’s […]

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Modified racer Jimmy Blewett is making the best of an otherwise tough situation.   After a big hit and rollover during the Icebreaker 150 this past Sunday at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park , Blewett trucked back to New Jersey heartbroken after seeing a chance to win go out the window in the late-race crash in […]

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Myrtle Beach Speedway opened up the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season for the second straight year and strategy played its fair share on the abrasive oval surface.  The deck shuffled many times throughout the 150-lap distance Saturday afternoon and in the end it was three tour invaders who earned the podium positions.   Teams were […]

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When the clock struck midnight on January 1, Jimmy Blewett’s plans for the new racing season appeared to be mainly based around his home track of Wall Stadium in New Jersey.  Since then, plans have started to come together and his schedule has intensified.  On Wednesday, Blewett added even more to his schedule by revealing […]

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The Tour-type Modified field for this year’s World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna is one of the biggest fields seen in nearly a quarter-century. Nearly 30 cars have competed in the first two races of the week, with drivers from the Modified hotbed of the Northeast, as well as drivers from […]

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When Ryan Preece arrives at a Florida race track in February he is expected to be one of the contenders. On Saturday at Bronson Speedway, Preece didn’t even see the green flag after a massive practice crash. On Monday at New Smyrna Speedway, Preece dominated most of the 50-lap race before a mechanical failure sidelined […]

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Florida Speedweeks are now just a couple of weeks away from getting underway, with action at New Smyrna Speedway kicking off on Friday, February 9. With racing closing in, New Smyrna Speedway has released the first batch of pre-entries for its three headlining divisions for the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.   Headlining […]

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- Versatile Jimmy Blewett, whose racing resume of 125 career feature wins includes victories on both asphalt and dirt, is ready to race in the NAPA Know How Weekend inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall over the January 26th and 27th weekend.   “I didn’t have my own car ready for the Allentown race […]

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On Monday night, “Showtime” Jimmy Blewett announced on his Facebook page that he would be racing for a championship in the Sunoco Modified division at Connecticut’s historic Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.   Blewett said the partnership came about as a result of a conversation that he had with car owner John Jensen at Thompson in […]

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While many of us have been gearing up for the new year and thinking about our resolutions, our resident "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor has been thinking about numbers from the 2017 short track racing season.  In this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com, we take a look at the final numbers from an eventful 2017 […]

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