The first round of the Speed51 “Short Track Madness” tournament saw its share of upsets, but just how many were there?   Out of the 32 matchups in the first round, the lower seed won nearly half of them, with 13 coming from drivers who were a double-digit seed. Compare that to the NCAA Tournament […]

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While the Late Model classes and Tour-type Modifieds normally take the spotlight during the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing, one driver has been living up to the family name in the Florida Modified division over the last several years.  Michigan driver Travis Eddy wrapped up his third Florida Modified championship in four years […]

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After Travis Eddy swept the first three Florida Modified features of the 2020 World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing, the pressure on the rest of the field had reached a breaking point entering Tuesday’s 75-lap race. At the end of the night there was one driver that was able to challenge Eddy’s early dominance […]

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The Eddy family name is well-known to short track racing fans, thanks to Mike Eddy.  A seven-time ASA Champion, Eddy enjoyed plenty of success at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) as well.   “The Polar Bear” was a 13-time winner in his career at the Speedweeks tradition, […]

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The ICAR All-Star Modified Tour took to Baer Field Motorsports Park Sunday afternoon for the first ever Crown Jewel of Modifieds, a unique event with no guaranteed qualifying format and a race format comprised of two $10,000-to-win features on both of Baer Field’s track layouts.   It was a weekend to remember for two drivers; […]

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The 53rd Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing has come and gone.  After nine seven nights of racing (thanks, Mother Nature) at New Smyrna Speedway, it’s time to look back at the event in this edition of “By the Numbers” on Speed51.com.   0: The amount of points that separated Florida Modified drivers […]

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In 2017, Midland, Michigan’s Travis Eddy did something that his father, seven-time ASA champion Mike Eddy, did not do in his historic career: win a championship at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway, beating the likes of 2018 Winchester 400 winner Jeff Choquette on his way to three wins […]

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One of the most anticipated events of the short track racing season will get underway this week at New Smyrna Speedway.  The 52nd Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing begins Friday to kick off nine straight days of racing at the Florida half-mile oval.   To get you ready for the race, our […]

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