The ground will be shaking at New Smyrna Speedway Monday night when the Tour-type Modifieds begin five straight nights of racing during the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.  We take a look at the history of the Mighty Modifieds at New Smyrna in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   1: […]

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It’s nine nights of racing that have created heroes and champions.  It has helped turned young up-and-coming drivers into NASCAR stars.  It has helped transform drivers from contenders into winners and winners into champions.  The late Richie Evans said, "If you can win at New Smyrna Speedway, you can win anywhere."  He was one of […]

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The burnout has become a controversial subject in racing recently. What used to be a means of celebrating is now considered a way to cheat the rules. It is believed that drivers are blowing out their tires in the celebratory manner to harm whatever components helped them win the race so they’ll pass tech inspection. […]

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It’s nine nights of racing that have helped create heroes and champions.  It has helped turned young up and coming drivers into NASCAR stars.  It has helped transform drivers from contenders into winners and winners into champions.  The late Richie Evans said if you can win at New Smyrna Speedway you can win anywhere.  He was […]

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The 51st Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing will be held over the next two weeks at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Our resident "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor takes a look at this year's version of the historic event "by the numbers."   Super Late Models 4: Dick Trickle won […]

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This week kicks off the 51st running of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway.  We decided to take a look at 10 of the best moments in the history of the event.   Oh, to Be 13:  Speed51.com witnessed two upstart 13 year olds win Pro Late Model races during the […]

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CONCORD, N.C. – Current Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard will be recognized with top honors as the Richie Evans Memorial Northeast Driver of the Year at the Eastern Motorsport Press Association Hall of Fame Banquet. The annual convention takes place Jan. 6-8, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in King of Prussia, […]

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Each era of Modified racing has had its legends. The 70s and 80s belonged to Jerry Cook and Richie Evans.  The 90s and 2000s belonged to Mike Stefanik and Tony Hirschman. And now the current era belongs to Doug Coby.   Coby continued to build on his Modified legacy on Sunday afternoon by winning his […]

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Rockford Speedway recently held a match race at their tight, quarter-mile race track located in Loves Park, Illinois.  The best-of-three match, which consisted of three three-lap races between Super Late Model touring star Ty Majeski and local favorite “Driver X” Jon Reynolds, Jr., thrilled the crowd.   That race garnered attention throughout the country and […]

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