The mighty Modifieds capped off another great decade that saw a changing of the guard. The traditional names from the first part of the decade have shifted to the likes of Doug Coby, Justin Bonsignore and other rising stars. Coby won six NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour titles, while Bonsignore scored his first in 2018 and […]

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Matt Hirschman did what he does best Wednesday night at New Smyrna Speedway.  The driver known as “Big Money Matt" conserved his tires and pounced at the right time to win his first career John Blewett III Memorial 76.   “This night and this interview is going to be about what this race is about, […]

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February has finally begun and that means one thing to racers all over the country: racing season is just about to really get underway.  With that in mind, we here at Speed51.com powered by JEGS wanted to take a look at the top 10 short track races in the month of February.   SRL Winter […]

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In 2015 Eric Goodale scored his first victory in the John Blewett III Memorial 76 at New Smyrna Speedway.  One year later it was Goodale holding off a hard-charging Ryan Preece to take the win once again.   For Goodale, a win in the Blewett Memorial race is as special as they come, but the […]

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Two divisions of Modifieds, the Tour-Type Modifieds and Florida/IMCA Modifieds, will join the full-bodied Late Models during the 50th annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).  Before the racing gets underway this Friday night, Speed51.com's resident "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor gives you look at the history of the two […]

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It's difficult to find a race car that's been stronger at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) over the past few years than those owned by Eddie Partridge.  He's made the trip south to Florida with a variety of drivers, but one thing has always remained constant: his red and white Modified always manages to find its […]

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