Derek Kraus played his cards right over and over again Monday night at New Smyrna Speedway.  After starting the race back in the 16th position, Kraus used a perfect mixture of patience and aggressiveness to win the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season opener.   Driving for Bill McAnally Racing, the Wisconsin native took the […]

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Picking the winners of big short track races throughout the country is a tradition that our staff at Speed51.com has enjoyed for many years. This week, we're mixing it up.  We're not picking a race winner, we're picking a champion.   This week we asked members of our Speed51.com team, "Who are you picking to […]

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MIDLAND, NC -- New Smyrna Speedway annually hosts the unofficial kickoff to the Modified racing season with its World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing each February. Racers from throughout the Eastern Seaboard flock to the Florida half mile to start their seasons in a week-long racing extravaganza where the entry lists each night read […]

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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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Florida Speedweeks is a time when race car drivers from many different disciplines make their way to the Sunshine State to compete at a variety of race tracks.  Oftentimes, drivers compete at more than one race track in more than one type of race car.  One driver that fits into that category this year is […]

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The Tour-type Modified entry list for the 2019 World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing features a good mix of familiar faces along with drivers making their Speedweeks debut or returning to New Smyrna Speedway after some time away. One ground pounder who is making his return to the Sunshine State is NASCAR Whelen […]

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Mother Nature picked up the victory on Saturday at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing, as rain washed out the second night of racing at New Smyrna Speedway .  Track officials made the call to cancel the scheduled racing program just after 7 p.m. ET.   Any information regarding the rescheduling of the […]

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