The two drivers who battled for the win in the first night of Tour-type Modified qualifying at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) were the two fastest in qualifying on Tuesday night. Matt Hirschman set fast time in the session, with Monday winner Anthony Nocella setting the second-fastest time of qualifying.   Hirschman circled the half-mile oval in […]

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With the ARCA Menards Series East season opener as well as the first night of Tour-type Modified racing on Monday night at New Smyrna Speedway (FL), there was plenty of anticipation about what the night would bring.   Along with two exciting finishes and dramatic on-track action featuring some of the top short track stars, […]

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The ground will be shaking at New Smyrna Speedway this week as the Tour-type Modifieds compete in 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.   […]

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Matt Hirschman started off the Tour-type Modified portion of the 2020 World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing much the way he ended last year's event, on top of the board. ‘Big Money Matt’ set quick time in Tour Mod qualifying at New Smyrna Speedway early on Monday evening.   “It’s good, we’re certainly in […]

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Tour-type Modifieds will compete for the first time Monday night at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).  While some teams quickly got up to speed before the evening’s feature race, others faced a hurdle right off the bat.   NASCAR Cup Series driver Ryan Preece jumped to the […]

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After an engine failure during Practice Day ahead of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL), Bubba Pollard’s Tour-type Modified debut will have to wait.   In an interview with Speed51 on Friday morning, Pollard confirmed he would not compete during the 2020 World Series.  Pollard was slated to […]

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Last year, Sammy Smith made his presence known on the Late Model scene by winning the Pro Late Model championship at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).  Smith is looking to make a similar wave in Super Late Models after a strong showing during practice day.   Smith, […]

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Thursday was an opportunity for most teams to practice and make preparations for the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).  For one major name, however, the day proved instead to be a setback.   Bubba Pollard is planning to make his highly-anticipated debut in a Tour-type Modified at the […]

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In just one week’s time, the state of Florida will see hundreds of race teams make the trip to the Sunshine State for Speedweeks. From asphalt to dirt and even to the Daytona 500 festivities, it becomes a race fan’s paradise with multiple disciplines in action. One of the longest-running traditions of Florida Speedweeks has […]

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