When the money was on the line, “Big Money” did what he does best Wednesday night at New Smyrna Speedway.  Matt Hirschman, the defending Tour-type Modified champion, took the lead from Ryan Preece on a Lap 62 restart and sailed away late to win the John Blewett III Memorial.   The victory was Hirschman’s second […]

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Ryan Preece didn’t want to leave New Smyrna Speedway this week without a Tour-type Modified victory.  The NASCAR Cup Series rookie made sure that didn’t happen Tuesday night by charging from the eighth starting spot to win the 35-lap World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing feature.   For Preece, his victory was made special […]

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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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Ryan Preece’s name has been a staple in short track racing, especially the Modified ranks, for several years.  Soon, he will become a household name as he enters his rookie season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.   Before he takes to the high banks of Daytona International Speedway, however, Preece is hopping into […]

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