It was a busy Easter weekend of short track racing, and hosts Alan Dietz and Brandon Paul catch you up on all of it this week on The Bullring.  We talk to Hickory winners Derek Griffith and Wayne Helliwell, Jr. as well as Chuck Hossfeld after his runner-up finish with the SMART Modified Tour at […]

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Like all short track racing events in North Carolina during 2020, the North-South Shootout has been under the gun from government officials and regulations stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. With a relocation to Caraway Speedway, after originally being scheduled at Hickory Motor Speedway for what was supposed to be the second straight year, the Shootout […]

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The return of the John Blewett Memorial North-South Shootout In Memory of Charles Kepley to Caraway Speedway is just two weeks away.  Despite the many trials and tribulations of 2020, the 18th Annual North-South Shootout will take place at the site of four prior runnings of the event.   The North-South Shootout began in 2003 […]

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SOPHIA, NC — To say 2020 has been a year like no other, would be an understatement. And, with that, races and other sporting events that have in the past survived World Wars and other natural catastrophes, have been cancelled for the first time ever. Like many of those events, the 2020 running of the […]

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In the first-ever Modified race at Florence Motor Speedway, it was a driver making his Modified debut beating some of the top racers in the south.   Joey Coulter piloted his Coulter Motorsports No. 2 to victory in the Smart Chevrolet 99 for the SMART Modified Tour.  The former NASCAR Truck Series winner set fast […]

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In recent years, we’ve grown accustomed to seeing Joey Coulter and his team compete in the Dirt Late Model world.  This weekend, Coulter is getting back on the blacktop, making his first-ever start in a Tour-type Modified.   WATCH THE SMART MODIFIEDS AT FLORENCE ON SPEED51.TV   Coulter will make his first-ever start in a […]

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For the first time ever, Tour-type Modifieds will race at South Carolina’s Florence Motor Speedway Saturday.  The SMART Modified Tour invades the Palmetto State bullring for a 99-lap feature around the 4/10-mile bullring.   The event will be the second race for the SMART Modified Tour since its return, joining forces with PRA Tours in […]

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(Sophia, NC): When the original Southern Modified Racing Teams “Rolling Thunder Tour”, S.M.A.R.T., ran its first race at Langley Speedway in 1989, Robert Jeffreys took the win. In a bit of irony, when Caraway Speedway hosted the first “new” SMART Modified Tour last night, it was only fitting that Brian Loftin, driving for “Shady Grady […]

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(Sophia, NC):  Three past Southern Modified Racing Series Champions, John Smith, Jeremy Gerstner and Burt Myers, head the list for the inaugural “SMART 99” on August 29th at Caraway Speedway. The event marks the first event for the recently formed club of Modified teams and is a newer version of the Southern Modified Auto Racing Teams […]

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