The next chapter in the history books for the North-South Shootout will be written Saturday at Caraway Speedway.  The event has been contested in North Carolina every year since 2003, when John Blewett, III won at Concord Speedway.   WATCH THE NORTH-SOUTH SHOOTOUT ON SPEED51.TV   Ahead of Saturday’s race at Caraway, here are the […]

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After a return to the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour that saw Jimmy Blewett score one win and finish sixth in points, the driver from Howell, New Jersey will be taking a step away from full-time NWMT competition in 2017.  However, that doesn’t mean that Blewett is slowing down; he may be even more busy this year than […]

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Jimmy Blewett has a lot going on this Turkey Derby weekend at Wall Stadium Speedway (NJ). The driver known as “Showtime” is going for his sixth win in the Tour-type Modifieds, and attempting to back up his SK Modified and Dirt Modified wins from a year ago. But perhaps even more important than all, he’s […]

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CONCORD, N.C. – The 14th Annual John Blewett III Memorial North South Shootout in Memory of Charles Kepley will be at Concord Speedway November 3-5, 2016.  The Tour-Type Modifieds and Pro All Star Series (PASS) Super Late Models will be the headline features, each racing for 125 laps.   While the $10,000 modified purse is incentive enough, for […]

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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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John Blewett III a respected Modified driver and champion lost his life on 8/16/07 doing what he loved most. Although his life was cut short at the young age of 33, everyone who knew him could attest to the fact that he was not only a champion, but a true and kind spirit that added […]

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When the green flag falls to start this year’s John Blewett III Memorial North-South Shootout at North Carolina’s Concord Speedway, the Boehler Racing Enterprises team will be able to tell their driver, “It’s Showtime.”   Jimmy “Showtime” Blewett and Michael Boehler are partnering together to have Blewett drive the famous “Ole Blue” No. 3 machine […]

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On Wednesday night at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (CT), defending NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Doug Coby “ruffled some feathers” during his charge back through the field.  A pass-through penalty with 50 laps to go caused Coby to have to come from mid-pack in order to take his third straight win at the Connecticut oval. […]

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