In qualifying for the first night of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL), Derek Griffith and Augie Grill set identical 17.753-second lap times, placing them sixth and seventh in the results.  Griffith was awarded sixth spot ahead of Grill by virtue of going onto the track first during […]

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Each year, New Smyrna Speedway (FL) hosts the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing, bringing together several classes of racing for nine nights of racing at the half-mile oval.   To prepare fans for the action, our resident “Stat Boy” Elgin Traylor takes a look at the Pro Late Model division “by the numbers.” […]

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Just like during Thursday’s practice day, Kyle Busch Motorsports driver Sammy Smith was fastest among Super Late Model competitors during practice for opening night of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).   The Johnston, Iowa native posted a 17.838-second lap time during the second and final practice session […]

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Defending Wheel Man Racing Series champion Patrick Thomas’ 2020 season is off to a rough start, with mechanical issues ending his first two days at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) early.   Thomas took part in Thursday’s Practice Day, but the afternoon was cut short after an […]

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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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One of the most popular divisions at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing each year is the Super Late Model division.  In this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com, we take a look at the history of the division during Florida Speedweeks.   Late Models have raced since the first days of […]

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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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Snowball Derby runner-up Jake Garcia will more than double his current Super Late Model start total when he takes part in the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing for the first time. The 14-year-old will chase after the week-long championship just two months after an impressive second-place finish in the nation’s most prestigious Super […]

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