11:03
Speed51 will launch Trackside Now during the lunch hour tomorrow. We hope you’ll join us at the track for Night #2 of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing. If you can’t make it down to New Smyrna, then we’ll see you here on Trackside Now.

Thanks for tuning in tonight, Speed51 is heading out for the evening.

11:02
Tomorrow’s feature schedule order:

IMCA Modifieds 35
Pro Late Models 35
Tour Modifieds 35

Super Late Models 35 

11:01
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11:01
Congratulations to tonight’s winners:

David Rogers (Super Late Models)
Woody Pitkat (NASCAR Modifieds)
Cody Coughlin (Pro Late Models)
John Sarppraicone, Jr. (FL/IMCA Modifieds)

11:01
TECH
Modifieds are now clear on tech. 
10:58
Comment From Jarrett Snowden 4 

Ill be there on sunday and see if we got somethin for Sappraicone 

10:56
John Sarppraicone Jr., and crew in victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:51
UNOFFICIAL Feature Results presented by Racecar Engineering
FL/IMCA Modified – 35 Laps – Night #1

1 88 John Sarppraicone, Jr. 35
2 66 Jerry Symons 35
3 15 Tank Tucker 35
4 22 Josh Todd 35
5 9 Kurt Jett 35
6 57 Tim Moore 35
7 8 D.J. Hoelzle 35
8 4B Alan Bruns 35
9 12 Dennis Uhlman 35
10 55 Shain Held 35
11 26 Bill Burba 35
12 11 Earl Beckner 34
13 38 Ricky Moxley 34
14 98 Matthew Jarrett 15
15 15 Robert Deal 9
16 99 Brandon Howell 8
17 5 Donald Crocker 7
18 13 Kevyn Terry 0
19 96 Matt Wheeler 0

 

10:47
David Rogers took the Super Late Model win after tech. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:42
Comment From Kevin 

Good run josh todd 

10:42
Comment From Pace Racing 

Good job team 12 mods and team 94 in pro late. Good start to the week guys.. 

10:41
OFFICIAL Feature Finish presented by Racecar Engineering
Pro Late Model – 35 Lap – Night #1

1 1 Cody Coughlin 35
2 41 Brandon Johnson 35
3 75 Nathan Russell 35
4 129 Spencer Davis 35
5 38 Steve Laking 35
6 47 George Hagy 35
7 37 Larry Gelinas 35
8 45 Joseph Mucciacciaro 35
9 94 Donnie Varcoe 35
10 39 Alex Guennette 35
11 14 Jaxson Jacobs 35
12 4G Kody Evans 35
13 11 David Weaver 35
14 56 Josh Collins 35
15 8 Marc Jacobs 35
16 9 Danny Church, Jr. 32
17 11 Brad May 27
18 36 Alex Labbe 27
19 19 David Sear 25
20 21 Larry Blount 13
21 35 Noel Dowler, Jr. 13
22 9 Kurt Jett 10
23 99 Zach Germain 10
24 44 Wayne Smith 9
25 57 Michael Lira 2
26 14 Cory Deuser 2
27 8 Earl Paules DQ
10:40
TECH
#8 Paules – DQed for ignition box.

All other results from PLM tech are official.

10:39
John Sarppraicone Jr., granting his post race interview after winning in dominating fashion. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:38
Comment From Rob 

Day 1…Way to hang in there Jacobs Racing! 

10:38
Comment From Jegs fan 

Yea team jegs 

10:38
Comment From SBMod28 

Thanks for a great first night of racing 

10:37
John Sarppraicone Jr. gets the win. Symons in second with Tank Tucker getting by Todd in third. 
10:36
The white flag flies for Sarppraicone. 
10:36
Two laps to go for John Sarppraicone Jr. 
10:35
It is about a full straightaway lead for Sarppraicone with four laps to go. Behind him, Symons gets by Todd for second. 
10:35
Lap 31 – In the rear of the field, the Beckner and Bill Burba cars have almost wrecked for about the fifth time trying to stay on the lead lap. 
10:34
Five laps to go for John Sarppraicone Jr. 
10:34
Lap 26 – Tank Tucker is trying to catch up to Todd and Symons to make it a three car battle. 
10:33
Lap 25 – Sarppraicone continues to lead with ten laps to go. There is about a car length between Todd and Symons for second. 
10:32
Lap 22 – Sarppraicone is in his own zip code as he has about a half straightaway lead over Todd. Symons is all over Todd for position. 
10:32
RUNNING ORDER – LAP 20:

1 John Sarppraicone, Jr.
2 Josh Todd
3 Jerry Symons
4 tank Tucker
5 Kurt Jett
6 Tim Moore
7 D.J. Hoelzle
8 Shain Held
9 Bill Burba
10 Ricky Moxley 

10:32
Lap 20 – Sarppraicone continues to lead with Todd in second and Symons in third. 
10:31
Lap 17 – Great battle for fourth as Kurt Jett gets by Moore for the position. 
10:30
The damage to Robert Deal’s #15. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:30
lap 15 – Sarppraicone extends his lead to about ten car lengths while Todd holds off Symons for second. 
10:29
Lap 12 – Sarppraicone has a five car length lead over Todd while Symons is on the back bumper. 
10:29
Lap 11 – Jerry Symons is up to third and is challenging Todd for second. 
10:28
Lap 10 – Sarppraicone takes the lead over Todd and pulls away. 
10:28
Green is back out with Todd and Sarppraicone battling for the lead. 
10:27
Comment From Jegs fan 

Way to go Cody!!!!!!!!! 

10:26
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10:25
Lap 10 – Robert Deal goes off the pace going into turn three. Tank Tucker barely touches him but where he was on the track caused the officials to throw a caution. 
10:24
Green is back out. Todd and Sarppraicone battle for the lead. 
10:24
The winner of the Pro Late Model feature, Cody Coughlin, has cleared tech. He is your official winner. We are waiting for word on the other finishers.
10:23
Donald Crocker in the pits and done for the night. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:22
RUNNING ORDER under CAUTION:

1 Josh Todd
2 John Sarppraicone, Jr.
3 Tim Moore
4 Robert Deal
5 Jerry Symons

6 Kurt Jett
7 D.J. Hoelzle
8 Dennis Uhlman
9 Tank Tucker
10 Brandon Howell

11 Bill Burba
12 Shain Held
13 Alan Bruns
14 Ricky Moxley
15 Matthew Jarrett

OUT:

16 Donald Crocker
17 Earl Beckner
18 Kevyn Terry
19 Matt Wheeler 

10:21
We have eight laps completed with 27 to go. 
10:21
Lap 8 – Donald Crocker comes to a stop in turn four to bring out a yellow. 
10:20
Lap 8 – Todd leads with Sarpparicone in second and Moore in third. 
10:20
Todd gets a good re-start and takes the lead with Sarppraicone in second. 
10:19
Field gets the one go. Moore on the inside and Todd on the outside. 
10:19
RUNNING ORDER – Six laps completed of 35.

1 Josh Todd
2 Tim Moore
3 D.J. Hoelzle
4 John Sarppraicone, Jr.
5 Dennis Uhlman

6 Robert Deal
7 Kurt Jett
8 Jerry Symons
9 Tank Tucker
10 Donald Crocker

11 Shain Held
12 Brandon Howell
13 Ricky Moxley
14 Bill Burba
15 Alan Bruns

16 Earl Beckner
17 Matthew Jarrett
18 Kevyn Terry (out)
19 Matt Wheeler (out)

10:18
Appears that something broke in the right rear as his car was sparking heavily as he drove away.
10:18
CAUTION Lap 5 – Earl Beckner spins going into turn one. 
10:17
Lap 4 – Josh Todd gets on the inside of Moore coming out of turn two and takes the lead. 
10:16
Lap 3 – John Sappraicone is up to fourth. 
10:16
Lap 1 – Timothy Moore gets a great start and takes the lead. Josh Todd is in second. DJ Hoelzle in third. 
10:15
The green is out and we are underway. 
10:14
Field gets one to go and we will try to start this race again. 
10:13
Not the way Kevyn Terry wanted his World Series to start. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:12
They are going to need two wreckers to get Terry off the track, what we call “pancake style” vehicle removal. 
10:12
We have no laps completed, it will be a full re-start.
10:11
Ricky Moxley gets service on pit road. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:11
Kevyn Terry was the fifth and final car involved. He is the only one who can not drive away and will need a rollback.

Everyone else seems to be rejoining the field with minimal damage. 

10:09
Mav MacDonald and Ricky Moxley also seemed to be involved. Both are pitting. 
10:08
We went to green, but we loop a few up in Turn One. Bill Burba, Matt Wheeler, and a few other cars all drive away. Looking to identify a few more cars. 
10:07
One to go for the Florida IMCA Modifieds. 
10:06
The field gets two laps to go and we will be underway. 
10:06
CRA and New Smyrna Speedway officials ready for the last race tonight. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:06
Comment From Marilyn Uhlman 

Good luck Dennis love from all of us at home 

10:06
Comment From Pace Racing 

Good Luck Ulmanater from all of us in Soo Canada 

10:06
Comment From Tyler 

Good luck #26 bill Burba a.k.a. Lil willy 

10:05
Comment From Frasson118 

Nice run by both George Hagy and Steve Laking who each started at the tail of the field. Plus, Laking is just a sub tonight for regular driver Kirk Hooker. 

10:04
The field is rolling for the final feature of the night. 
10:03
Robert Deal goes inside of the second row. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:02
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10:02
Dennis Uhlman starts on the pole. (Speed51.com Photo)
10:01
Comment From SBMod28 

Good Luck Bill Burba 

10:00
Florida/IMCA Modifieds Feature Starting Line-Up (35 Laps) Inversion = 9

Row 1: 12 Dennis Uhlman – 57 Tim Moore
Row 2: 15 Robert Deal – 22 Josh Todd
Row 3: 5 Donald Crocker – 8 D.J. Hoelzle
Row 4: 15 Tank Tucker – 88 John Sarppraicone Jr.
Row 5: 66 Jerry Symons – 96 Matt Wheeler
Row 6: 9 Kurt Jett – 13 Kevyn Terry
Row 7: 26 Bill Burba – 38 Ricky Moxley
Row 8: 4b  Alan Bruns – 99 Brandon Howell
Row 9: 55 Shain Held – 98 Matthew Jarrett

9:59
Comment From Kevin 

Biggest mover the “dirty 38” 

9:59
The Florida IMCA Modified feature is the last race of the night. The field is lined up and the Pro Late Model victory lane is finishing up. 
9:59
Cody Coughlin after winning his first career feature. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:59
Comment From calvin 

good run george hagy! representing tx and san antonio speedway!! 

9:59
Cody Coughlin and father, John, celebrate in victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:58
UNOFFICIAL Feature Results presented by Racecar Engineering
Pro Late Model – 35 Lap Feature – Night #1

1 1 Cody Coughlin 35
2 8 Earl Paules 35
3 41 Brandon Johnson 35
4 75 Nathan Russell 35
5 129 Spencer Davis 35
6 38 Steve Laking 35
7 47 George Hagy 35
8 37 Larry Gelinas 35
9 45 Joseph Mucciacciaro 35
10 94 Donnie Varcoe 35
11 39 Alex Guennette 35
12 14 Jaxson Jacobs 35
13 4G Kody Evans 35
14 11 David Weaver 35
15 56 Josh Collins 35
16 8 Marc Jacobs 35
17 9 Danny Church, Jr. 32
18 11 Brad May 27
19 36 Alex Labbe 27
20 19 David Sear 25
21 21 Larry Blount 13
22 35 Noel Dowler, Jr. 13
23 9 Kurt Jett 10
24 99 Zach Germain 10
25 44 Wayne Smith 9
26 57 Michael Lira 2
27 14 Cory Deuser 2
9:57
The damage to Brandon Johnson’s ride. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:57
Spencer Davis said he is not real happy. He feels that he should be up where Coughlin is. 
9:56
Nathan Russell said they have a little more work to do but happy with the top five. 
9:56
Brandon Johnson said the lapped car turned down in front of him and didn’t know why. After the wreck the car was tight but was happy with the finish. 
9:55
Earl Paules said he had a good car. But got stuck in the wrong line on the re-starts. Happy with his run but tired after running the NASCAR Modified feature earlier. 
9:54
Coughlin celebrates in an array of flashes. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:54
Cody Coughlin pulls into victory lane for the first time of his career. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:53
Coughlin started tenth and was tonight’s fast qualifier. 
9:52
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9:52
Coughlin gets his first career Late Model win. He has Scott Wimmer and Chad Wood wrenching for him this week. 
9:51
Coughlin has a car length coming out of four and Coughlin gets his first ever win in Pro Late Models. 
9:50
White is in the air for Coughlin. 
9:50
Two to go for Coughlin. Paules is trying to set up a last lap move. 
9:50
Lap 32 – Coughlin is getting pressured by Paules. 
9:50
Lap 31 – Coughlin leads with Paules in second. Johnson in third. 
9:49
Lap 30 – Paules and Coughlin catch Johnson off of four. Coughlin stays on the inside and takes the lead coming off of four. Paules to second. 
9:49
Lap 28 – Johsnon leads while Paules and Coughlin battle for second. 
9:48
Green is out. 
9:48
They are showing Coughlin running second. He will re-start on the inside with Johnson on the outside. 
9:46
Labbe is going off on the hook. 
9:45
Josh Collin gets his car rolling and will re-join the field. 
9:45
Still two cars parked in turn one. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:44
We still have eight laps to go.
9:43
Coughlin had taken second on the restart but will have to go back to fourth because they did not complete a lap of green. 
9:43
CAUTION – #56 of Collins knocks into Marc Jacobs and both into the wall in Turn One. 
9:42
Field is doubled up. We are going green with 8 to go. 
9:42
RUNINNG ORDER:

1 Brandon Johnson
2 Spencer Davis
3 Earl Paules
4 Cody Coughlin
5 George Hagy
6 Nathan Russell
7 Larry Gelinas
8 Steve Laking 

9:41
Guennette is getting penalized for the Mooch contact and will drop to the rear. 
9:40
CAUTION – Joey Mucciacciaaro around off the front bumper of Alex Guennette.  Mooch locks her down and drives away without damage but did lose all his track position. 
9:39
Lap 27 – Johnson gets a good run off of two and takes the lead. 
9:39
The Pit Crew surveys the damage on Brad May’s battered machine. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:39
Pace truck pulls off…we are green. 
9:39
Running Order:

1 Brandon Johnson
2 Spencer Davis
3 Earl Paules
4 Joey Mucciacciaro
5 Cody Coughlin 

9:38
Field doubles up with Johnson on the outside and Davis on the inside. 
9:38
It will be interesting to see if the damage on Johnson’s car will have an effect when we go back to green. 
9:38
We have eight laps to go. 
9:37
David Sear comes down pit road. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:37
Caution flies again on lap 27. Johnson was able to continue has some right front fender damage but is the leader. 
9:36
Leaders come up to the lap car of David Sear. Sear was given the move over flag. May and Johnson try to go around him going into turn one. All three spin. May has heavy damage and heads to the pits. 
9:35
Lap 26 – May has a good line in the middle of one and two while Johnson tries to look on the inside. 
9:34
Lap 25 – Davis is still in third with Paules in fourth. 
9:34
Lap 22 – May gets a car length over Johnson. But Johnson is not getting away. 
9:34
Lap 22 – Labbe’s car seems hawed to one side, it may be a trackbar. He was 5th, now he is falling out of the top-ten. 
9:33
Lap 21 – May and Johnson have ten car lengths over Davis. 
9:33
Lap 21 – Labbe sparking hard as he goes through the corners, may be dragging something. 
9:33
Lap 20 – May gets the lead with Johnson right behind him. Davis is in third. 
9:33
Lap 19 – May and Johnson battle for the lead coming to the line. 
9:32
Brad May continues to lead. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:32
Green is back out. 
9:32
We are under CAUTION with 18 of 35 laps complete.

1 Brad May
2 Brandon Johnson
3 Earl Paules
4 Spencer Davis
5 Alex Labbe

6 Joey Mucciacciaro
7 Nathan Russell
8 Cody Coughlin
9 George Hagy
10 Alex Guenette 

9:31
Work to the front of the Kurt Jett #9. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:31
We have 17 laps to go. 
9:31
Varcoe gets rolling after his spin. 
9:30
Single car spin for Varcoe, he will drive away without further incident. 
9:30
CAUTION – Donnie Varcoe around in Turn Four after battling around the 9th place. 
9:30
Lap 19 – May leads with Johnson and Paules in single file. 
9:29
Lap 16 – Johnson and May battle for the lead with Paules behind. 
9:29
We will revert back to 15 laps complete.

1 Brad May
2 Brandon Johnson
3 Spencer Davis
4 Earl Paules
5 Joey Mucciacciaro

6 Alex Labbe
7 Cody Coughlin
8 Nathan Russell
9 George Hagy
10 Donnie Varcoe

9:28
Green is back out. 
9:28
Race action in the Pro Late Model feature. (Speed51.com Photo(
9:28
The NASCAR Modifieds have all cleared tech. Pitkat is the winner. 
9:27
CAUTION – Lap 16 for debris in turn one. 
9:26
lap 16 – Brandon Johnson gets on the inside of Davis for second. 
9:26
Lap 14 – May leads with Davis in a battle for second 
9:25
Lap 12 – Davis continues to lead going into one. May gets on the inside and takes over the lead going down the backstretch. 
9:24
Davis goes on the outside with May on the inside. 
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9:24
The track is clean and the field is doubling up. 
9:23
We still have 29 laps to go in the Pro Late Models feature. 
9:23
RUNING ORDER – Lap 11 of 35

1 Spencer Davis
2 Brad May
3 Brandon Johnson
4 Earl Paules
5 Nathan Russell

6 Joey Mucciacciaro
7 Cody Coughlin
8 Alex Labbe
9 Donnie Varcoe
10 George Hagy 

9:22
Larry Blount against the turn one wall. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:21
Tow truck is in turn one to take Larry Blount’s car back to his pit. 
9:20
Overheating for Wayne Smith. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:19
Kurt Jett was also involved. 
9:19
Lap 10 – CAUTION – Noel Dowler, Jr, Larry Gelinas, Larry Blount all collide in one. Blount remains against the turn one wall. 
9:18
Lap 9 – Wayne Smith also pitting. He had engine trouble earlier today. 
9:18
Lap 8 – May gets a run coming off of two and is all over the back bumper. 
9:18
Lap 8 – Germain off the pace and limps to the pits. 
9:18
Lap 7 – It seems to be a left front fender causing Varcoe’s tire rub. 
9:17
Lap 7 – May looks to the inside of Davis, but Davis gets a good run off of two. 
9:17
Lap 6 – May closes in on Davis for the lead. The top two break away from the rest of the field. 
9:17
LAP 6 – Varcoe smoking, stacks the field up. 
9:17
Lap 5 – Davis again gets a good jump and leads May and Russell. 
9:16
Field is told to double up as we are about to go green. Again, Davis takes the outside line with Russell on the inside. We still have four laps complete. 
9:14
Germain is getting assistance from the tow truck to get going. He is parked on the inside of turn four. 
9:13
CAUTION – Zach Germain looped it coming back to green. His car sits at the bottom of Turn Four. 
9:13
TECH: Patrick Emerling’s team tears down his #07 in post-race tech for the NASCAR Modifieds. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:13
RUNNING ORDER UNDER CAUTION – LAP 4 of 35:

1 Spencer Davis
2 Nathan Russell
3 Earl Paules
4 Brad May
5 Alex Labbe

6 Brandon Johnson
7 Joey “Mooch”
8 Cody Coughlin
9 Donnie Varcoe
10 Kurt Jett

11 Larry Blount
12 Larry Gelinas
13 Wayne Smith 

9:13
Davis chooses the high line with Russell on the outside. 
9:12
Field gets the one to go signal for this quick yellow. 
9:11
Speed51.com owners Bob and Angie Dillner watch the action in the tower with their son Lucas. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:11
Lap 4 – Germain gets loose coming off of turn four on his own. Heads to the infield on the grass and goes through the spin cycle going down the frontstretch. Second caution flies. Good thing, he didn’t hit the wall and will re-join the field at the rear. 
9:11
Suspension damage to Deuser’s #14. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:10
TECH: The Hillbilly Racing Team tearing down Woody Pitkat’s #79. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:10
Lap 3 – Davis gets a momentum run on the outside coming out of turn two and takes the lead over Germain. 
9:09
Green flag is back out. 
9:09
One to go and we are back to racing. 
9:09
The Lira damage. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:08
Michael Lira pounds the wall. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:06
His car is going to get the hook to get off pit road. He was able to limp it there but decided to not drive it any further to save further damage. 
9:06
Comment From brett robinson 

How bad is corey deuser 

9:06
Where did everyone go? Oh wait, wrong track. That’s the go-kart track inside of New Smyrna’s 1/2 mile oval (Speed51.com Photo)
9:06
Germain and Davis were putting on a show in the early going. On the last green flag lap, Germain would have the lead going into three, but Davis would get a run and get on the inside coming out of turn four. 
9:04
RUNNING ORDER – LAP 2 of 35:

1 99 Zach Germain
2 129 Spencer Davis
3 75 Nathan Russell
4 36 Alex Labbe
5 39 Alex Guennette

6 8 Earl Paules
7 41 Brandon Johnson
8 1 Cody Coughlin
9 11 Brad May
10 94 Donnie Varcoe 

9:04
Michael Lira’s car against the wall. (Speed51.com Photo)
9:04
Safety crew attend to Michael Lira, as he is about to go off on the hook. 
9:03
TECH UPDATE:

The top two finishers in the Modified feature, Woody Pitkat and Patrick Emerling, are having their transmissions pulled for further inspection.

9:02
CAUTION – Michael Lira hard into the Turn Two wall, with Cory Deuser also involved. The field had bottled up three wide entering one and it was a chain reaction. 
9:02
Lap 2 – Germain continues to lead while Davis inside. 
9:01
Lap 1 – 99 Germain takes the lead with Davis on the inside going into one. 
9:01
One to go for the Pro Late Model feature. 
9:01
Comment From calvin 

go george hagy!!! cheering from san antonio tx, 

8:59
Comment From KIRK HOOKER#38 

GOOD LUCK #38 

8:59
Comment From Guest 

good luck to Joe Mooch and Spencer Davis 

8:59
Comment From Chase 

Go Pappy! (Earl Paules) 

8:59
Field is going around to warm up the tires. We will get going shortly. 
8:57
Comment From Martin latulippe 

Go Alex labbee #36 and alex guenete # 39… Go Canadian guys !!! 

8:57
Comment From Shawn 

Good luck Wayne Smith. Show them how its done! 

8:57
Comment From Mark & Crystal in Tenn 

Go D Church # 9 PLM. 

8:57
Comment From Mark 

Good luck Nathan Russell from New York! 

8:57
Comment From JimmyJammz 

Good luck to Koty Evans driving the G4 car in the Pro Late Model class. 14 years old lets “show em” what you can do. GOOD LUCK! 

8:56
Pro Late Models Feature Line-Up (35 Laps) Inversion = 10

Row 1: 99 Zach Germain – 36 Alex Labbe
Row 2: 129 Spencer Davis – 75 Nathan Russell
Row 3: 39 Alex Guenette – 57 Michael Lira
Row 4: 8 Earl Paules – 41 Brandon Johnson
Row 5: 11 Brad May – 1 Cody Coughlin
Row 6: 14 Corey Deuser – 45 Joseph Mucciaciaro
Row 7: 9 Kurt Jett – 37 Larry Gelinas
Row 8: 21 Larry Blount – 94 Donnie Varcoe
Row 9: 35 Noel Dowler Jr. – 14 Jaxson Jacobs
Row 10: 11 David Weaver – 4g Kody Evans
Row 11: 9 Danny Church Jr. – 44 Wayne Smith
Row 12: 56 Josh Collins – 8 Marc Jacobs
Row 13: 19 David Sear – 47 George Hagy
Row 14: 38 Steve Laking 

8:56
The field is rolling. 
8:56
Drivers could use defrost on pit road. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:55
Engines have fired for the Pro Late Model 35-lap feature. 
8:54
Starting fifth Alex Guenette. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:53
Starting fourth Nathan Russell. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:52
Starting third Spencer Davis. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:52
Starting second Alex Labbe. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:51
Starting first Zach Germain. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:49
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8:48
Pro Late Models Feature Line-Up (35 Laps) Inversion = 10

Row 1: 99 Zach Germain – 36 Alex Labbe
Row 2: 129 Spencer Davis – 75 Nathan Russell
Row 3: 39 Alex Guenette – 57 Michael Lira
Row 4: 8 Earl Paules – 41 Brandon Johnson
Row 5: 11 Brad May – 1 Cody Coughlin
Row 6: 14 Corey Deuser – 45 Joseph Mucciaciaro
Row 7: 9 Kurt Jett – 37 Larry Gelinas
Row 8: 21 Larry Blount – 94 Donnie Varcoe
Row 9: 35 Noel Dowler Jr. – 14 Jaxson Jacobs
Row 10: 11 David Weaver – 4g Kody Evans
Row 11: 9 Danny Church Jr. – 44 Wayne Smith
Row 12: 56 Josh Collins – 8 Marc Jacobs
Row 13: 19 David Sear – 47 George Hagy
Row 14: 38 Steve Laking

8:47
The track is going to a 15 minute Intermission before the remaining two Features will roll out beginning with the Pro Late Models 35-Lap main event while the Florida/IMCA Modifieds 35-Lap Feature will close out tonight’s program. 
8:46
“The car was turning too much in the center of the corners and it was tough to hang onto.” reported Chuck Hossfeld after his fourth place finish. 
8:46
Pitkat and crew in victory lane. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:45
Pitkat climbs out with victory. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:44
Hirschman reported that his car was pretty good but was concerned with early tire wear. Otherwise happy with the finish

Paules was pleased with his finish although it was tough to pass tonight. 

8:42
UNOFFICIAL Results presented by Racecar Engineering
NASCAR Modified – 35 Lap Feature – Night #1

1 79 Woody Pitkat 35
2 07 Patrick Emerling 35
3 59 Matt Hirschman 35
4 22 Chuck Hossfeld 35
5 8 Earl Paules 35
6 22 Mike Stefanik 35
7 58 Eric Goodale 35
8 00 Ted Christopher 35
9 82 Danny Watts 35
10 2 J.R. Bertuccio, Jr. 35
11 80 Jimmy Zacharias 34
12 13 Al Emmarino 34

 

8:40
CHECKERED – Woody Pitkat wins the NASCAR Modified World Series opener over Emerling, Hirschman, Hossfeld, and Paules. 
8:39
WHITE – Pitkat maintains a safe lead while Emerling keeps Hirschman at bay.
8:39
LAP 33 – POPSICLE STICKS – Pitkat has a safe half-second lead. Now it’s Hirschman and Emerling battling for second. 
8:39
LAP 32 – Pitkat, Emerling, and Hirschman now in third. Hirschman rides Emerling for the runner-up spot. 
8:38
RESTART – Pitkat gone out of a cannon. 
8:38
We’re back to GREEN 
8:37
 

UPDATED, OFFICIAL Super Late Model Finish
Presented by Racecar Engineering

1 11 David Rogers 35

2 36 Devin McLeod 35

3 03 Dylan Kwasniewski 35

4 74 Ryan Moore 35

5 6 Austin Luedtke 35

6 129 Spencer Davis 35

7 2 Joey Coulter 35

8 28 T.J. Duke 35

9 37 Larry Gelinas 35

10 67 Denver Foran 35

11 3 Gary Terry 35

12 17 Gary Passer 35

13 18 Bill Catania 35

14 73 Cole Powell 35

15 12 Derek Griffith 35

16 13 Frank Alberson 34

17 66 Stephen Wallace 19

18 81 Renato Jader 3

19 20 Anthony Sergi 3

20 25 Brandon Lynn 3

21 26 Jessica Murphy 3

22 18 Bruce Gowland 3

23 19 Rusty Ebersole 3

24 68 Russell Shaw 2

25 112 Steve Weaver, Jr. 1

DQ 51 Stephen Nasse 35

DQ 71 Kyle Benjamin 35

 

8:37
Emmarino gets rolling after his spin. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:36
David Rogers was surprised when Ricky Brooks handed him the trophy. 
8:36
31 Laps Completed – 4 Laps To Go (Top 10): 79 Pitkat, 07 Emerling, 22 Hossfeld, 59 Hirschman, 8 Paules, 22 Stefanik, 58 Goodale, 00 Christopher, 2 Bertuccio, 82 Watts. 
8:35
LAP 31 – The Hillbilly team won last year with Daniel Hemric, now just four laps separates Pitkat from a second consecutive victory year for his #79 team. 
8:35
CAUTION Lap 31: 13 Emmarino spins in turn four. 
8:35
LAP 30 – FIVE TO GO – Watts way off the pace down the frontstretch but puts it back in gear. 
8:34
LAP 29 – Pitkat and Emerling remain steady at just under half a second. Hirschman now beginning to work Hossfeld’s left rear for third. 
8:34
Ricky Brooks hands the winner trophy over to David Rogers. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:34
LAP 26 – Emerling trails Pitkat by half a second. Hossfeld a full second back of the lead with Hirschman on his bumper. 
8:33
LAP 25 – The lapped machine of Emmarino cut off Hirschman as Hirschman tried to lap him and loses more ground. 
8:33
25 Laps Completed – 10 Laps To Go (Top 5): 79 Pitkat, 07 Emerling, 22 Hossfeld, 59 Hirschman, 8 Paules. 
8:33
TECH: 51 Nasse and the 71 Benjamin have been DQ’d. Nasse was too heavy on the left side and Benjamin was too light. Ricky Brooks has handed the trophy over to Dave Rogers. 
8:33
LAP 24 – Al Emmarino is about to be lapped as the lead duo bear down on him. 
8:32
LAP 23 – Pitkat chopped him off and Emerling’s lost momentum results in a half-second deficit. 
8:32
LAP 22 – Emerling dives under Pitkat for the lead. 
8:32
LAP 19 – Hossfeld with a bottom shot run into Turn Three and cuts his sdefecit to the top two in half. 
8:31
LAP 18 – Emerling remains right on Pitkat’s back bumper. 
8:31
HALFWAY (18 In – 17 To Go) 
8:31
LAP 16 – Paules under Stefanik now, pushing loose coming out of four, but keeping his foot on it. 
8:31
00 Christopher fights his way back to eighth. 
8:30
LAP 15 – Paules trying to diamond the Turn Four exit to get alongside Stefanik for fifth. 
8:30
15 Laps Completed – 20 Laps To Go (Top 5): 79 Pitkat, 07 Emerling, 22 Hossfeld, 59 Hirschman, 22 Stefanik. 
8:30
LAP 13 – Emerling has re-applied the pressure on Pitkat the last two laps, is back on the back bumper. 
8:29
LAP 12 – Christopher is mired back in 9th in his borrowed motor. 
8:29
LAP 11 – Field is strung out with Pitkat holding a three-tenths of a second lead. 
8:29
10 Laps Completed – 25 Laps To Go (Top 5): 79 Pitkat, 07 Emerling, 22 Hossfeld, 59 Hirschman, 22 Stefanik. 
8:29
LAP 9 – Emerling tries to reel back in Pitkat for the lead. Hossfeld up to third. 
8:28
LAP 8 – Paules off the pace in Turn Two, letting Stefanik by for fifth. 
8:28
00 Christopher into the turn four wall but keeps going and we stay green. 
8:28
RESTART – Emerling at the line, but it’s Pitkat using the high side to scoot to the lead down the back. 
8:27
One to go to green. Emerling will elect to start on the inside of Pitkat.
8:27
The 2 crew going to work. Trying to loosen it up. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:27
6 Laps Completed – 29 Laps To Go (Top 10): 07 Emerling, 79 Pitkat, 59 Hirschman, 22 Hossfeld, 22 Stefanik, 8 Paules, 2 Bertuccio, 00 Christopher, 13 Emmarino, 80 Zacharias. 
8:27
58 Goodale makes a quick pit stop and is back on the track. 
8:25
J.R. Bertuccio, Jr. has pitted under this caution. 
8:25
His car remains pointed backwards at the exit of Turn Two as he tries to fire it back up. 
8:25
CAUTION – Turn Two – Single car spin for #82 Watts 
8:24
LAP 6 – Hirschman and Hossfeld have begun to fall back from the leaders Emerling and Pitkat. Hossfeld now pressuring Hirschman for third. 
8:24
5 Laps Completed – 30 Laps To Go (Top 5): 07 Emerling, 79 Pitkat, 59 Hirschman, 22 Hossfeld, 58 Goodale. 
8:24
LAP 5 – Top-four of Emerling, Pitkat, Hirschman, and Hossfeld have pulled away from Goodale in fifth. 
8:24
LAP 4 – Christopher already up to 8th from the rear. 
8:23
LAP 3 – Pitkat takes second as Hossfeld dives under Hirschman for third. 
8:23
LAP 2 – Hirschman on the outside battling Pitkat for second. 
8:23
00 Christopher in only a single lap is already up to ninth. 
8:23
START – Emerling gets the jump into one and will nip Hirschman for the lead down the back 
8:22
Pace car is off, and we are GREEN 
8:22
The NASCAR Modifieds field is now doubled up and we’re about ready to go. 
8:21
Fastest lap of the night for the Supers – 17.733 by 3rd place David Rogers.
8:21
Comment From 360Research 

Does Timing show fastest lap of the race? 

8:21
Modifieds being given some heat laps for their tires. 
8:20
The war on the first night comes to an end with the 51 of Stephen Nasse in front of the 71 of Kyle Benjamin. The margin was .028 in the Super Late Model feature. Later on in the night, both were DQ’ed. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:19
NASCAR Modifieds Feature Starting Line-Up (35 Laps) Inversion = 3

Row 1: 07 Patrick Emerling – 59 Matt Hirschman
Row 2: 79 Woody Pitkat – 22 Chuck Hossfeld
Row 3: 8 Earl Paules – 58 Eric Goodale
Row 4: 22 Mike Stefanik – 2 J.R. Bertuccio
Row 5: 13 Al Emmarino – 80 Jimmy Zacharias
Row 6: 82 Danny Watts – 00 Ted Christopher

8:19
Starting fifth Earl Paules. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:19
Starting fourth Chuck Hossfeld. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:19
Former Riverside Park promoter and current Stafford announcer Ben Dodge is now in the announcer’s booth and will have the play-by-play for the fans here at New Smyrna Speedway 
8:19
Starting third Woody Pitkat. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:18
Starting second Matt Hirschman. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:18
UNOFFICIAL Race Results presented by Racecar Engineering
Super Late Model – 35 Lap Feature – Night #1

1 51 Stephen Nasse 35
2 71 Kyle Benjamin 35
3 11 David Rogers 35
4 36 Devin McLeod 35
5 03 Dylan Kwasniewski 35
6 74 Ryan Moore 35
7 6 Austin Luedtke 35
8 129 Spencer Davis 35
9 2 Joey Coulter 35
10 28 T.J. Duke 35
11 37 Larry Gelinas 35
12 67 Denver Foran 35
13 3 Gary Terry 35
14 17 Gary Passer 35
15 18 Bill Catania 35
16 73 Cole Powell 35
17 12 Derek Griffith 35
18 13 Frank Alberson 34
19 66 Stephen Wallace 19
20 81 Renato Jader 3
21 20 Anthony Sergi 3
22 25 Brandon Lynn 3
23 26 Jessica Murphy 3
24 18 Bruce Gowland 3
25 19 Rusty Ebersole 3
26 68 Russell Shaw 2
27 112 Steve Weaver, Jr. 1
8:17
Starting first Patrick Emerling. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:16
Ted Christopher will start shotgun for the 35-lap feature. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:15
Been told Kwasniewski finished fifth after all, he had a transponder issue the final lap. 
8:15
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8:14
Nasse with a great start to the week. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:14
McLeod was very happy with his finish and he looks forward to the rest of the week. Tonight was his Super Late Models debut. 
8:14
Top two with a celebratory hug. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:13
NASCAR Modifieds Feature Starting Line-Up (35 Laps) Inversion = 3

Row 1: 07 Patrick Emerling – 59 Matt Hirschman
Row 2: 79 Woody Pitkat – 22 Chuck Hossfeld
Row 3: 8 Earl Paules – 58 Eric Goodale
Row 4: 22 Mike Stefanik – 2 J.R. Bertuccio
Row 5: 13 Al Emmarino – 80 Jimmy Zacharias
Row 6: 82 Danny Watts – 00 Ted Christopher

8:13
Comment From KRR 

Congrats Stephen and Buggy, looking forward to being there Thursday! 

8:13
Up next will be the NASCAR Modifieds 35-Lap Feature. 
8:12
Rogers said his car was getting tight at the end. He’s still pretty happy though with his opening World Series effort and did not seem to be upset with Benjamin with the contact that took him out of the runner-up spot. 
8:12
Comment From Pace Racing 

Great job Speed 51, its like being there but a lot colder here 

8:12
Stephen Nasse climbs from his ride. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:12
03 Kwasniewski was running in the top six for the majority of the race but pulled off with something amiss with his machine and is shown 17th in the running order. 
8:11
Even in Victory Lane, Nasse says he will have to do a lot of work this World Series because he knew Benjamin had a better car there at the end.
8:10
Comment From SBMod28 

Great first race of speedweeks 

8:10
Comment From Mike Ray 

Congrats!What a start to speedweeks! 

8:09
Top 10 (Unofficial): 51 Nasse, 71 Benjamin, 11 Rogers, 36 McLeod, 74 Moore, 6 Luedtke, 129 Davis, 2 Coulter, 28 Duke, 37 Gelinas. 
8:09
CHECKERED – Nasse cleared Benjamin down the backstretch, Benjamin made another dive move through three and four. But Nasse hangs on by .029 seconds as they were almost at a photo finish at the line.
8:08
LAP 34 – WHITE – SIDE BY SIDE at the line. 
8:08
LAP 33 — Benjamin is THERE. 
8:08
LAP 33 – Nasse and Benjamin now driving their guts out. 
8:07
LAP 32 – Benjamin chops the lead in half in one lap. 
8:07
LAP 31 – Benjamin will have five laps to catch Nasse from half a second back. 
8:07
129 Davis up to seventh with 2 Coulter, 28 Duke and 37 Gelinas the rest of the top 10. 
8:07
LAP 30 – Benjamin roots Rogers out of the way, to second place. Rogers safe in third. 
8:07
LAP 29 – Nasse seems to really have corner exit down, he squirrels away from the Rogers-Benjamin battle yet again. 
8:06
6 Luedtke is having a solid run in seventh. 
8:06
LAP 28 – Kwasniewski back by Moore for fifth. 
8:06
LAP 27 – Rogers nipping away just a little with each lap. Benjamin charging hard and begins to catch Rogers for second. 
8:05
LAP 25 – Rogers is in second with half a second to go to Nasse and a half-second cushion on Benjamin in third. 
8:05
25 Laps Completed – 10 Laps To Go (Top 5): 51 Nasse, 11 Rogers, 71 Benjamin, 36 McLeod, 74 Moore. 
8:05
LAP 24 – Benjamin now draws alongside McLeod for third. Moore by Kwasniewski for fifth. 
8:05
28 Duke and 129 Davis both get by 37 Gelinas for ninth and 10th. 
8:05
LAP 23 – Luedtke by Coulter for seventh. 
8:04
LAP 22 – Rogers did clear McLeod for second. Now Benjamin fights McLeod to make up for lost ground. 
8:04
LAP 20 – Rogers by .006 seconds in front of McLeod at the line. Nasse has a few carlengths lead now. 
8:04
Wallace made a tire change but has called it a night. (Speed51.com Photo)
8:04
RESTART – Nasse again with a great start. Now McLeod up alongside Rogers for second. 
8:03
Bill Catania on pit road for an adjustment. Car was loose.(Speed51.com Photo)
8:03
One to go to the green. We will get the same order as before, with Nasse on the outside of Rogers. Benjamin and McLeod make up the next row. 
8:03
Wallace will be penalized one lap for drawing the caution and then speeding back up in an effort to head down pit road to change the right front tire. 
8:02
19 Laps Completed – 16 Laps To Go (Top 10): 51 Nasse, 11 Rogers, 71 Benjamin, 36 McLeod, 03 Kwasniewski, 74 Moore, 6 Luedtke, 2 Coulter, 37 Gelinas, 28 Duke. 
8:01
Looked like a right front issue for Wallace.

Benjamin had not completed the lap before the caution, so he will have to go back to third behind Nasse and Rogers. 

8:01
CAUTION Lap 19: 66 Wallace slows on the race track. 
8:01
LAP 18 – Rogers chops off Benjamin down the backstretch, but Benjamin gets a run anyway and takes second. 
8:00
HALFWAY (18 in – 17 to go) Top 10: 51 Nasse, 11 Rogers, 71 Benjamin, 36 McLeod, 03 Kwasniewski, 74 Moore, 2 Coulter, 6 Luedtke, 37 Gelinas, 66 Wallace. 
8:00
LAP 17 – Benjamin has now caught the top-two as Nasse, Rogers, and Benjamin really driving away from the field. 
8:00
LAP 16 – Wallace to 10th. Rogers,has closed back up on Nasse for the lead as they enter Turn three 
7:59
LAP 15 – Wallace is now working T.J. Duke for tenth. 
7:59
LAP 14 – Nasse got the jump, Rogers again into second. This time, Benjamin will manage to keep third.
7:59
As we restart:

1 Nasse
2 Rogers
3 Benjamin
4 McLeod
5 Kwasniewski

6 Moore
7 Luedetke
8 Coulter
9 Davis
10 Duke 

7:59
GREEN! 
7:58
One to go until Green. 
7:56
CAUTION Lap 13 – Bill Catania around in one. 
7:56
LAP 13 – Nasse getting gone this run, he has three carlengths on Rogers. McLeod, who had taken third on the restart, now has to fight Benjamin back for third.
7:56
Wallace is again charging throughout the pack and is right back up to 14th as he passed seven cars in one lap! 
7:56
LAP 12 – Moore on the outside of Kwasniewski for fifth. 
7:56
RESTART – Nasse chops Rogers off in one to keep the lead. Rogers fights off McLeod for second 
7:55
Cole Powell makes an adjustment on pit road. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:55
GREEN is back out. 
7:55
Wallace is now minus his right front fender as shown in the previous photo. 
7:55
More damage to Wallace’s car. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:54
10 Laps Completed – 25 Laps To Go (Top 10): 51 Nasse, 11 Rogers, 71 Benjamin, 36 McLeod, 03 Kwasniewski, 74 Moore, 18 Catania, 6 Luedtke, 129 Davis, 2 Coulter. 
7:54
Benjamin had just taken third from McLeod and will keep the position since he had taken the position at the line.
7:53
Wallace is back on pit road for more service. 
7:53
More damage to the front end of Wallace’s machine. 
7:53
CAUTION Lap 10: 66 Wallace spins in turn four. 
7:53
LAP 9 – Benjamin and McLeod side by side for a full lap as Rogers continues to hound Nasse for the lead. 
7:52
LAP 8 – Benjamin gets a launch out of Turn Two and dives under McLeod. 
7:52
3 Terry is right behind in 15th. 
7:52
LAP 7 – Nasse by half a carlength at the stripe. Rogers has to fall back down the backstretch. 
7:52
66 Wallace is back up to 14th. 
7:52
LAP 6 –  Rogers quickly up on the bumper of Nasse. 
7:51
LAP 5 – Benjamin really pressing McLeod for third, trying to get his car to go half a groove lower. 
7:51
5 Laps Completed – 30 Laps To Go (Top 5): 51 Nasse, 11 Rogers, 36 McLeod, 71 Benjamin, 03 Kwasniewski.
7:51
LAP 4 – Rogers couldn’t get anything going and will settle into second. McLeod is up to third and Benjamin is fourth. 
7:51
RESTART – Nasse clears Rogers into one, but Rogers tries to fight back 
7:50
GREEN is back out and we’re back under way. 
7:50
One lap to green. 
7:49
66 Wallace and 3 Terry have come back out onto the track after their pit crews repaired the damage to each machine. 
7:49
Jader is going look at his GoPro camera to see what happened. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:48
We are rolling back under yellow. 
7:48
51 Nasse chose the outside lane on the last restart and is expected to do so once again which will force the second place car, 11 Rogers to the inside. 
7:47
Anthony Sergi comes by on the hook. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:47
Crew fixing Stephen Wallace cosmetic damage. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:47
(11-15): 37 Gelinas, 28 Duke, 67 Foran, 17 Passer, 12 Griffith, 
7:46
Renato Jader exits his car with heavy left side damage. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:46
Still 3 Laps Completed – 32 Laps To Go (Revised Top 10): 51 Nasse, 11 Rogers, 71 Benjamin, 36 McLeod, 03 Kwasniewski, 74 Moore, 6 Luedtke, 18 Catania, 2 Coulter. 129 Davis. 
7:45
CARS INVOLVED IN THIS CAUTION:

81 Renato Jader
26 Jessica Murphy
20 Anthony Sergi
66 Steve Wallace

The issue seemed to be right on the restart as Jader, who has never been in a Late Model race, tried to clear the driver on his inside as he entered one and was simply not clear. 

7:44
Jessica Murphy and Anthony Sergi victims of turn one. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:44
3 Terry is going behind the pit wall. 
7:44
Brandon Lynn has heavy right side damage. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:44
26 Murphy and 20 Sergi are damaged over in turns one and two. 
7:44
We also see #73 Cole Powell stalled on the backstretch.

We are going to red. 

7:43
66 Wallace has some heavy cosmetic damage to the front end of his machine. 
7:43
66 Wallace and 3 Terry stopped to avoid. 
7:43
CAUTION Lap 3: 81 Jader HARD contact with the turn one wall. Several cars involved. 
7:42
RESTART – Nasse gets the jump after choosing the outside line. He clears Rogers. 
7:42
Wallace started 27th and is already up to 18th in just three laps. 
7:42
One to go until we go back to green.
7:41
3 laps completed – 32 laps to go (Top 10): 51 Nasse, 11 Rogers, 71 Benjamin, 81 Jader, 36 McLeod, 20 Sergi, 03 Kwasniewski, 74 Moore, 6 Luedtke, 18 Catania. 
7:41
Rusty Ebersole and Russ Shaw are parking under this caution. 
7:40
CAUTION Lap 3: 25 Lynn slaps the turn two wall. 
7:40
LAP 3 – First battle is for 11th as Spencer Davis is under Joey Coulter. 
7:40
LAP 2 – Benjamin clears Jader for third. McLeod is in fifth. 
7:39
LAP 1 – Jader now under attack as Benjamin under him for third. 
7:39
In just one lap, Wallace is already up to 20th! 
7:39
Nasse with a great launch, clears everyone into one with Rogers taking second. 
7:39
GREEN FLAG ON THE 47th ANNUAL WORLD SERIES OF ASPHALT STOCK CAR RACING!!!
7:38
It’s an unprecedented triple-header of Super Late Model action North of the Border in 2013…the Autobus La Quebecois Triple Crown at the Autodrome Chaudiere in Valley Junction, Quebec in 2013. The Autobus La Quebecois Triple Crown will pit the best Super Late Model drivers from across North America in a series of three events with a purse totaling $135,000. And, as an added bonus, drivers who compete in all three Triple Crown events will vie for their share of a bonus points fund totaling $30,000. Round 1 will be a 150 lapper on May 18, 2013 and will double as the Autodrome Chaudiere season opener. Round 2 will be staged on August 6, 2013 and will feature NASCAR star Kyle Busch competing at Chaudiere. The final round will be a 200 lap race on September 7, 2013. It will be pay $10,000 to win and will pay $100 per lap to the race leader, a total of $20,000 in guaranteed lap leader money.

For more details, visit www.autodromechaudiere.com

7:38
One to go to green.
7:38
Sao Paulo, Brazil driver, Renato Jader is running the #81 machine normally driven by Anthony Campi and is making his Super Late Models debut here tonight. In addition, he had never ever seen New Smyrna Speedway before this morning when he signed in. 
7:38
Comment From Jenny Foran 

15 year old Denver Foran cheering from Edmonton Alberta. We are all cheering u on from home be safe 

7:38
Comment From Paul lynn 

25 my grandson 

7:38
Cars being whoaed back down and will begin to file up. 
7:38
Comment From jake 

Go 71 KB 

7:37
Comment From Guest 

go get em Larry Gelinas 

7:37
Comment From swartz 

#2 Joey Coulter 

7:37
Comment From Robin Wagner, Akron, OH 

Having a hard time not being down there this year! Ohio is cold and now it’s snowing. Good luck to David Rogers #11 Super Late. 

7:36
Comment From ian 

come on david rogers!!! 

7:36
Comment From Mike 

Let go #20 go get em sergi 

7:36
Cars getting a few heat laps for their tires. 
7:36
Comment From Guest 

Spencer Davis, Dahlonega, GA. 

7:36
Comment From Tiffany Moore 

Go #74 Ryan Moore!! Your girls and Gramma D are watching on Speed 51!! 

7:35
Folks, you rooting for anyone tonight? Let us know who you’re cheering on tonight in the Super race and where you’re joining us from tonight. 
7:35
Steve Wallace will start shotgun on the field after failing post-qualifying inspection. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:34
We are rolling! 
7:34
Starting fifth, top qualifier, Kyle Benjamin. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:34
Starting fourth Devin McLeod. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:33
Starting third David Rogers. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:32
Starting second Renato Jader. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:32
Polesitter Stephen Nasse. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:31
Super Late Models Feature Line-Up (35 Laps) Inversion = 5

Row 1: 51 Stephen Nasse – 81 Renato Jader
Row 2: 11 David Rogers – 36 Devin McLeod
Row 3: 71 Kyle Benjamin – 20 Anthony Sergi
Row 4: 03 Dylan Kwasniewski – 6 Austin Luedtke
Row 5: 74 Ryan Moore – 18 Bill Catania
Row 6: 129 Spencer Davis – 2 Joey Coulter
Row 7: 37 Larry Gelinas – 28 T.J. Duke
Row 8: 25 Brandon Lynn – 67 Denver Foran
Row 9: 3 Gary Terry – 26 Jessica Murphy
Row 10: 17 Gary Passer – 19 Rusty Ebersole
Row 11: 12 Derek Griffith – 18 Bruce Gowland
Row 12: 112 Steve Weaver – 13 Frank Alberson
Row 13: 68 Russell Shaw – 73 Cole Powell
Row 14: 41 Rusty Skewes – 66 Stephen Wallace

7:31
Engines have fired. 
7:30
Good to see Darrell Gwynn in attendance tonight. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:28
Schedule of Features – Night #1 – Smyrna World Series

Super Late Models – 35 Laps
NASCAR Modifieds – 35 Laps
Intermission
Pro Late Models – 35 Laps
Florida/IMCA Modifieds – 35 Laps

7:27
We are on to the National Anthem. If you have never been to a Smyrna World Series, they play both the Canadian and American National Anthems with the track dune buggies doing a pace lap with the flags flying in the breeze behind them. 
7:26
Ted Christopher and his team have borrowed an engine from the Zacharias crew. Trying to get everything cleared through tech but he should be ready to race tonight. 
7:25
Pre-Race Ceremonies have started…. 
7:22
No radio coverage the first few nights of the World Series, but we will have live broadcasts the final four nights of Speedweeks, including the extra-distance Tour-Type Modified features and the Super Late Model 100-lap finale. But we’ll be here with you with Trackside Now all the way through tonight and the rest of the week. 
7:22
Comment From cliff stumpff 

hello will there be any radio coverage of tonight races? this is cliff in dayton ohio 

7:21
Wallace was DQed for nose width. 
7:21
Comment From Big Body 

why is Wallace starting in the rear after qualifing 3rd? 

7:20
A nice sunset over the track. (Speed51.com Photo)
7:18
Florida/IMCA Modifieds Feature Starting Line-Up (35 Laps) Inversion = 9

Row 1: 12 Dennis Uhlman – 57 Tim Moore
Row 2: 15 Robert Deal – 22 Josh Todd
Row 3: 5 Donald Crocker – 8 D.J. Hoelzle
Row 4: 15 Tank Tucker – 88 John Sarppraicone Jr.
Row 5: 66 Jerry Symons – 96 Matt Wheeler
Row 6: 9 Kurt Jett – 13 Kevyn Terry
Row 7: 26 Bill Burba – 38 Ricky Moxley
Row 8: 4b  Alan Bruns – 99 Brandon Howell
Row 9: 55 Shain Held – 98 Matthew Jarrett

7:13
He plans on running his Super Late Model later this week. Right now, he is here in a capacity as driver coach for Cody Coughlin, who set fast time in Pro Late Models in his JEGS machine. 
7:13
Comment From Elkoldtimer 

Do y’all know anything about why Bubba Pollard isn’t running- thought I saw his name on the pre entries list 

7:06
Still awaiting the Official Inversion for the 35-Lap Florida/IMCA Modifieds Feature. As soon as we get that, we’ll post the Official Starting Line-Up. 
7:05
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7:00
NASCAR Modifieds Feature Starting Line-Up (35 Laps) Inversion = 3

Row 1: 07 Patrick Emerling – 59 Matt Hirschman
Row 2: 79 Woody Pitkat – 22 Chuck Hossfeld
Row 3: 8 Earl Paules – 58 Eric Goodale
Row 4: 22 Mike Stefanik – 2 J.R. Bertuccio
Row 5: 13 Al Emmarino – 80 Jimmy Zacharias
Row 6: 82 Danny Watts

6:58
Pro Late Models Feature Line-Up (35 Laps) Inversion = 10

Row 1: 99 Zach Germain – 36 Alex Labbe
Row 2: 129 Spencer Davis – 75 Nathan Russell
Row 3: 39 Alex Guenette – 57 Michael Lira
Row 4: 8 Earl Paules – 41 Brandon Johnson
Row 5: 11 Brad May – 1 Cody Coughlin
Row 6: 14 Corey Deuser – 45 Joseph Mucciaciaro
Row 7: 9 Kurt Jett – 37 Larry Gelinas
Row 8: 21 Larry Blount – 94 Donnie Varcoe
Row 9: 35 Noel Dowler Jr. – 14 Jaxson Jacobs
Row 10: 11 David Weaver – 4g Kody Evans
Row 11: 9 Danny Church Jr. – 44 Wayne Smith
Row 12: 56 Josh Collins – 8 Marc Jacobs
Row 13: 19 David Sear – 47 George Hagy
Row 14: 38 Steve Laking 

6:55
Super Late Models Feature Line-Up (35 Laps) Inversion = 5

Row 1: 51 Stephen Nasse – 81 Renato Jader
Row 2: 11 David Rogers – 36 Devin McLeod
Row 3: 71 Kyle Benjamin – 20 Anthony Sergi
Row 4: 03 Dylan Kwasniewski – 6 Austin Luedtke
Row 5: 74 Ryan Moore – 18 Bill Catania
Row 6: 129 Spencer Davis – 2 Joey Coulter
Row 7: 37 Larry Gelinas – 28 T.J. Duke
Row 8: 25 Brandon Lynn – 67 Denver Foran
Row 9: 3 Gary Terry – 26 Jessica Murphy
Row 10: 17 Gary Passer – 19 Rusty Ebersole
Row 11: 12 Derek Griffith – 18 Bruce Gowland
Row 12: 112 Steve Weaver – 13 Frank Alberson
Row 13: 68 Russell Shaw – 73 Cole Powell
Row 14: 41 Rusty Skewes – 66 Stephen Wallace 

6:48
Remaining Order of Events for Friday, February 15th

7:20pm – Pre-Race Ceremonies / Invocation / National Anthem(s)

7:30pm Features Start
Super Late Models – 35 Laps
NASCAR Modifieds – 35 Laps
Intermission
Pro Late Models – 35 Laps
Florida/IMCA Modifieds – 35 Laps

6:48
We are awaiting the inversion draws for all four 35-Lap Features for this evening. As soon as those are available, we will post the starting line-ups for each Feature. 
6:39
Comment From SBMod28 

Speed51 and racing fron Florida. Been waiting all winter for tonight!!! Thank You Speed51 

6:35
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6:35
Qualifying Times presented by Racecar Engineering
FL/IMCA Modifieds – Night #1

1 66 Jerry Symons 18.478
2 88 John Sarppraicone, Jr. 18.483
3 15 Tank Tucker 18.636
4 8 D.J. Hoelzle 18.663
5 5 Donald Crocker 18.684
6 22 Josh Todd 18.689
7 15 Robert Deal 18.846
8 57 Tim Moore 18.856
9 12 Dennis Uhlman 18.877
10 96 Matt Wheeler 19.058
11 9 Kurt Jett 19.064
12 13 Kevyn Terry 19.132
13 26 Bill Burba 19.19
14 38 Ricky Moxley 19.235
15 4B Alan Bruns 19.278
16 99 Brandon Howell 19.332
17 55 Shain Held 19.523
18 98 Matthew Jarrett 19.745
6:35
Racing action will get underway at 7:30pm Eastern. 
6:34
Jerry Symons is the fast qualifier for the IMCA Modifieds. Full rundown will be posted very soon. 
6:34
22 – Josh Todd
18.715
18.689 
6:33
15 – Tank Tucker
18.902
18.636 
6:32
13 – Kevyn Terry
19.586
19.132 
6:31
Sarppraicone after just missing quick time. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:31
57 – Timothy Moore
19.027
18.856 
6:30
98 – Matthew Jarrett
19.839
19.745 
6:29
5 – Donald Crocker
19.030
18.684 
6:28
99 – Brandon Howell
19.332
19.415 
6:28
Tank Tucker is a former four-time World Series Champion. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:28
Hoelzle is in the top three. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:28
88 – John Sarppraicone Jr.
18.524
18.483 
6:27
36 – Ricky Moxley
19.839
19.235 
6:27
Timmy Moore is always one to watch in open wheeled Modifieds at New Smyrna Speedway. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:26
26 – Bill Burba
19.413
19.190 
6:25
Donald Crocker is hoping for a good Qualifying run. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:25
8 – DJ Hoelzle
19.370
18.663 
6:25
Jerry Symons with another 1st. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:24
4 – Alan Bruns
19.488
19.278 
6:24
John Sarppriacone Jr., was one of the fastest cars today in Practice and will be one to watch in Qualifying and later tonight in the 35-lap Feature. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:23
15 – Robert Deal
19.123
18.846
6:22
66 – Jerry Symons
18.624
18.478 
6:22
96 – Matt Wheeler
19.505
19.058 
6:21
55 – Shain Held
19.523
19.686 
6:20
Kurt Jett rides. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:20
Defending Modifieds World Series Champion, Jerry Symons waits his turn to head out onto the track. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:20
12 – Dennis Uhlman
19.137
18.877 
6:19
9 – Kurt Jett
19.781
19.064 
6:18
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario driver, Dennis Uhlman waits to head out for his Qualifying run. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:18
Florida IMCA Modified qualifying underway 
6:16
Kurt Jett will be the first Florida/IMCA Modified to go out for Qualifying. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:15
Mooch-a-char-o … Thankfully he goes by the nickname “Joey Mooch” 
6:15
Comment From “Terrible” Tim 

Pronounce that! – Mucciacciaro 

6:15
IMCA Modified qualifying will be up next. 
6:15
Qualifying Times presented by Racecar Engineering
Pro Late Models – Night #1

1 1 Cody Coughlin 18.062
2 11 Brad May 18.067
3 41 Brandon Johnson 18.205
4 8 Earl Paules 18.261
5 57 Michael Lira 18.34
6 39 Alex Guennette 18.493
7 75 Nathan Russell 18.504
8 129 Spencer Davis 18.513
9 36 Alex Labbe 18.564
10 99 Zachary Germain 18.623
11 14 Cory Deuser 18.775
12 45 Joseph Mucciacciaro 18.789
13 9 Kurt Jett 18.876
14 37 Larry Gelinas 18.899
15 21 Larry Blount 18.923
16 94 Donnie Varcoe 18.935
17 35 Noel Dowler, Jr. 19.166
18 14 Jaxson Jacobs 19.219
19 11 David Weaver 19.35
20 4G Kody Evans 19.406
21 9 Danny Church, Jr. 19.455
22 44 Wayne Smith 19.852
23 56 Josh Collins 19.856
24 8 Marc Jacobs 20.002
25 19 David Sear 20.927
26 47 George Hagy 24.177
27 38 Steve Laking DQ
6:15
Cody Coughlin will be the fast qualifier for the Pro Late Models with a time of 18.062. Full rundown will be posted shortly. 
6:14
37 – Larry Gelinas
19.574
18.899 
6:13
45 – Joseph Mucciacciaro
19.038
18.789 
6:12
36QC – Alex Labbe
19.046
18.564 
6:11
41 – Brandon Johnson
18.598
18.205 
6:11
Your Current Top-Five in Pro Late Model time trials with a few cars to go:

18.062 1 Cody Coughlin
18.067 11 Brad May
18.261 8 Earl Paules
18.34 57 Michael Lira
18.493 39 Alex Guennette
6:11
Cody Coughlin after setting fast time. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:10
75 – Nathan Russell
18.777
18.504 
6:10
1 – Cody Coughlin
18.740
18.062 
6:09
Everyone will start in all four Features this evening. 
6:09
Comment From Greg Kane 

Do we know how many qualify in and how many will start the race today 

6:09
14 – Corey Deuser
19.153
18.775 
6:08
9 – Dan Church Jr.
20.641
19.455 
6:07
39 – Alex Guenette
18.791
18.493
6:06
4g – Kody Evans
20.003
19.406 
6:05
129 – Spencer Davis
18.809
18.513 
6:05
Let there be light. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:05
19 – David Sear
21.287
20.927 
6:04
11 – David Weaver
19.766
19.350 
6:03
35 – Noel Dowler
19.539
19.166 
6:02
Lira currently in the top three. (Speed51.com Photo)
6:02
Halfway through Pro Late Model qualifying, here are you top-five drivers:

18.067 11 Brad May
18.261 8 Earl Paules
18.34 57 Michael Lira
18.623 99 Zachary Germain
18.876 9 Kurt Jett
6:02
21 – Larry Blount
19.331
18.923 
6:01
56 – Josh Collins
20.139
19.856 
6:00
44 – Wayne Smith
19.852
No second lap, possible transmission problems as he came off of turn four on his first lap. 
5:59
47G – George Hagy
25.781
24.177

Hagy spun it off of turn four on his first lap and finished his run 

5:58
57 – Michael Lira
18.920
18.340 
5:57
Earl Paules currently second. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:57
14 – Jaxson Jacobs
19.845
19.219 
5:56
99 – Zach Germain
18.935
18.623 
5:55
Brad May happy after good qualifying run. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:55
94 – Donnie Varcoe
18.962
18.707 
5:54
8 – Earl Paules
18.740
18.261 
5:54
Comment From Bill Tomer

This is excellent coverage guys. Thank you. 

5:54
TECH:
38 of Laking was disqualified for nose width. 
5:53
11 – Brad May
18.289
18.067 
5:52
8 – Marc Jacobs
20.500
20.002 
5:51
38 – Steve Laking
18.908
18.474 
5:50
9 – Kurt Jett
19.173
18.876 
5:50
Cole Powell reports that the gearing was way off in his Super Late Model so they will get that fixed and start at the back of the Feature later tonight. His NASCAR Modified will sit idle until after the Battle at the Beach in Daytona next week. 
5:49
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Now nearly 60 years later, NASCAR racing will be back at Five Flags.

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first-ever NASCAR event held at Five Flags, the legendary half-mile track will see the debut of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East at the track April 12 and 13. See all the rising stars of NASCAR racing at Five Flags for the first time ever in the NAPA 150. Advanced reserved tickets are now available by calling the Five Flags Speedway box office at 850-944-8400 and more information can be found on www.5flagsspeedway.com

5:49
Pro Late Model Qualifying is underway! 
5:48
Updating the Stephen Nasse situation, the driver has been having a hard time with steering all day long. It is fine for a while and then it will grab one way or another, causing an uneasy moment for the driver. They are looking into a power steering pump change. 
5:46
The front of the Pro Late Model qualifying order. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:44
Pro Late Model qualifying is up next. 
5:43
Crew working to fix 00 of Christopher. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:43
Reports from Ted Christopher’s pit stall as the team is thrashing on the motor of the #00 machine and despite not being able to Qualify will look to try and start the NASCAR Modifieds Feature later this evening. 
5:41
Qualifying Times presented by Racecar Engineering
Modified Division – Night #1

1 79 Woody Pitkat 17.136
2 59 Matt Hirschman 17.296
3 07 Patrick Emerling 17.345
4 22 Chuck Hossfeld 17.393
5 8 Earl Paules 17.427
6 58 Eric Goodale 17.468
7 22 Mike Stefanik 17.613
8 2 J.R. Bertuccio, Jr. 17.652
9 13 Al Emmarino 18.297
10 80 Jimmy Zacharias 18.324
11 82 Danny Watts 18.536
5:41
Woody Pitkat sets quick time as last car out. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:40
Woody Pitkat is your fast qualifier for the NASCAR Modifieds with a time of 17.136. 
5:40
79 – Woody Pitkat
17.299
17.136 
5:39
82 – Danny Watts
18.823
18.536 
5:39
Matt Hirschman on top. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:38
58 – Eric Goodale
17.670
17.468 
5:37
2 – JR Bertuccio
17.844
17.652 
5:37
22 – Mike Stefanik
17.794
17.613 
5:36
Patrick Emerling climbs from his ride with quick time. Dive has fallen to second. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:36
59 – Matt Hirschman
17.389
17.296 
5:35
22 – Chuck Hossfeld
17.533
17.393 
5:34
13 – Al Emmarino
18.516
18.297 
5:34
TECH
Stephen Wallace has been DQed in the Super Late Model post-qualifying tech line. His machine’s nose was below minimum length. 
5:34
8 – Earl Paules
17.427
5:33
07 – Pat Emerling
17.434
17.345 
5:32
80 – Jimmy Zacharias
18.451
18.324 
5:32
Gary St. Amant talking with Shady Bowl Speedway driver turned promoter Don Mahaffey, Jr. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:31
Qualifying is underway for the NASCAR Modifieds
5:31
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5:30
Defending NASCAR Modifieds World Series Champion, Chuck Hossfeld is looking to defend his crown here this week. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:29
Earl Paules is doing double duty this week in a NASCAR Modified and a Pro Late Model. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:28
Freddie Query and top qualifier Kyle Benjamin. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:27
Devin McLeod with a short lives fast time. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:27
NASCAR Modifieds are next up to qualify here on the first night here at New Smyrna. 
5:27
Jimmy Zacharias (80) and Patrick Emerling (07) will be the first two NASCAR Modifieds to Qualify. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:26
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5:26
Qualifying Times presented by Racecar Engineering
Super Late Models – Night #1

1 71 Kyle Benjamin 17.49
2 36 Devin McLeod 17.621
3 66 Stephen Wallace 17.633
4 11 David Rogers 17.671
5 81 Renato Jader 17.682
6 51 Stephen Nasse 17.707
7 20 Anthony Sergi 17.773
8 03 Dylan Kwasniewski 17.804
9 6 Austin Luedtke 17.856
10 74 Ryan Moore 17.869
11 18 Bill Catania 17.869
12 129 Spencer Davis 17.93
13 2 Joey Coulter 17.976
14 37 Larry Gelinas 18.095
15 28 T.J. Duke 18.121
16 25 Brandon Lynn 18.25
17 67 Denver Foran 18.279
18 3 Gary Terry 18.281
19 26 Jessica Murphy 18.332
20 17 Gary Passer 18.679
21 19 Rusty Ebersole 18.699
22 12 Derek Griffith 18.873
23 18 Bruce Gowland 19.217
24 112 Steve Weaver 19.299
25 13 Frank Alberson 19.705
26 68 Russell Shaw 21.161
27 73 Cole Powell 99.999
5:26
Kyle Benjamin’s 17.490 will make him the fast qualifier tonight for the Super Late Models. We will have the full rundown shortly. 
5:25
71 – Kyle Benjamin
17.762
17.490 
5:24
36 – Devin McLeod
17.986
17.621 
5:23
73 – Cole Powell
DNQ 
5:23
Defending World Series Super Late Models Champion, Kyle Benjamin will be your final Qualifier. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:23
18 – Bill Catania
18.247
17.869 
5:22
Devin McLeod has been fast all day in Practice and hopes that carries over to Qualifying. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:22
112 – Steven Weaver
19.936
19.299 
5:21
37 – Larry Gelinas
18.384
18.095 
5:20
5 cars remaining on pit road. 
5:20
Three-quarters of the way through World Series Super Late Model qualifying, here are you top-five:

17.633 66 Stephen Wallace
17.671 11 David Rogers
17.682 81 Renato Jader
17.707 51 Stephen Nasse
17.773 20 Anthony Sergi
5:20
67 – Denver Foran
18.629
18.279 
5:20
Larry Gelinas waits to go out and lay down a good Qualifying lap for tonights 35-lap Feature. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:19
2 – Joey Coulter
18.143
17.976 
5:18
Canadian Denver Foran is wheeling the familiar #67 for Jeff Fultz during Speedweeks. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:18
20 – Anthony Sergi
18.055
17.773 
5:18
Ricky Brooks holds the Rogers ride after second quick lap. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:17
12 – Derek Griffith
19.240
18.873 
5:17
Joey Coulter looks to Qualify up front. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:16
11 – David Rogers
17.934
17.671 
5:16
Wallace digresses after fast lap. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:16
03 – Dylan Kwasniewski
18.218
17.804 
5:16
David Rogers was quick in Practice today. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:15
17 – Gary Passer
19.219
18.679 
5:15
Dylan Kwasniewski waits to Qualify. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:14
51 – Stephen Nasse
18.116
17.707 
5:14
Stephen Nasse gets ready after a long day so far. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:13
6 – Austin Luedtke
18.226
17.856 
5:13
Stephen Wallace P1. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:13
About halfway through qualifying, here are your current top-five for the Super Late Models:

17.633 66 Stephen Wallace
17.682 81 Renato Jader
17.869 74 Ryan Moore
17.93 129 Spencer Davis
18.121 28 T.J. Duke

 

5:13
Austin Luedtke made the long haul from Wisconsin to race this week in the World Series. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:12
66 – Stephen Wallace
17.734
17.633 
5:12
13 – Frank Alberson
20.037
19.705 
5:12
Stephen Wallace gets final instructions before qualifying. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:11
26 – Jessica Murphy
18.420
18.332 
5:10
28 – TJ Duke
18.704
18.121 
5:10
Jessica Murphy is hoping for a good showing on opening night of the World Series. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:09
Renato Jader still atop the chart. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:09
25 – Brandon Lynn
18.668
18.250 
5:08
74 – Ryan Moore
18.287
17.869 
5:08
Ryan Moore had been fast today. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:07
18 – Bill Catania
19.981
19.217 
5:07
Bruce Gowland is a Speedweeks veteran. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:06
129 – Spencer Davis
18.159
17.930 
5:06
Spencer Davis rolls out. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:05
3 – Gary Terry
18.545
18.281 
5:05
81 – Renato Jader
18.152
17.682 
5:04
Gary Terry waits to go out. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:04
68 – Russ Shaw
21.616
21.161 
5:03
Renato Jader will make his first start in a Super Late Model as the Brazilian is racing for Anthony Campi during Speedweeks. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:03
19 – Rusty Ebersole
18.823
18.699 
5:03
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5:03
Could be a late fast lap with these two last in line. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:01
28 Super Late Models will attempt to Qualify this evening. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:01
The qualifying order was set by a draw. 
5:01
A lot of crew members pepper pit road before the start of qualifying. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:00
Russ Shaw will go out second. (Speed51.com Photo)
5:00
Just about to start qualifying for the Super Late Models. 28 cars will be qualifying for 35-lap feature event. 
5:00
Rusty Ebersole will be the first car to Qualify for the 47th annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:54
To reiterate before we qualify at the top of the hour, three drivers have encountered problems in the last day and a half of practice and will not be qualifying nor do we expect them for the features this evening.

#00 – Ted Christopher – NASCAR Modified
> Broke a motor

#03 – Paige Decker – Super Late Model
> Broke a motor, team has already packed up to head home and their World Series is over.

#7 – Drew Heissenbuttel – Pro Late Model
> Crashed hard in the waning moments of practice.

#51 Stephen Nasse had an issue with his steering box in his primary car but it is believe they have solved those issues. We see the primary car on pit road ready to qualify. They were initially considering going to the backup. 

4:40
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4:39
Remaining Order of Events for Friday, February 15th

5:00pm Qualifying
Super Late Models
NASCAR Modifieds
Pro Late Models
Florida/IMCA Modifieds

7:20pm – Pre-Race Ceremonies / Invocation / National Anthem(s)
7:30pm Features Start
Super Late Models – 35 Laps
NASCAR Modifieds – 35 Laps
Intermission
Pro Late Models – 35 Laps
Florida/IMCA Modifieds – 35 Laps

4:33
Official Car Counts for Night I of the 47th annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing:

Super Late Models (28)
NASCAR Modifieds (11)
Pro Late Models (27)
Florida/IMCA Modifieds (20)

TOTAL = 86 Teams 

4:09
We are going to take a short dinner break. Be back shortly with qualifying. 
4:08
Gary Terry made the haul from St. Joseph, Michigan to compete in the Super Late Models portion of the World Series this week. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:07
One of the most prestigious Super Late Model events in the country celebrates its 30th running in 2013. It’s the World Crown 300 at Jefferson, Georgia’s Gresham Motorsports Park. The World Crown winners’ list reads like a who’s-who in short track racing and drivers from throughout the country will try to etch their name into World Crown history on July 4 in the 30th annual running of the 300-lap event. For more details on the 30th Annual World Crown 300 at Gresham Motorsports Park, visit www.racegmp.com
4:04
Germantown, Ohio’s Bill Burba is ready for Florida/IMCA Modifieds Qualifying. (Speed51.com Photo)
4:00
Hard Rock fans here at New Smyrna. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:58
Old School Modified in the pits. Unconfirmed as to whether this car will be racing this week. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:56
Taylor Ferns is going to get some laps in her USAC Midget machine here while we have a break in the action. The USAC cars will run Sunday and Monday. 
3:55
Montreal, Quebec traveler, Alex Guenette gets work done prior to Pro Late Models Qualifying later today. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:54
We are an hour from time trials. 
3:53
DAYTONA: John Wes Townley has won the pole for Saturday’s ARCA race at Daytona Int’l Speedway. Townley posted a time of 181.313 during qualifying. It will be an all Venturini Motorsports front row as Milka Duno timed in second. 1) John Wes Townley 2) Milka Duno 3) Darrell Wallace Jr. 4) Bobby Gerhart 5) Julian Jousse 
3:52
Teams are now busy preparing for Qualifying which starts at 5:00pm. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:50
One of our photographers Jamie Williams got this shot of Drew Heissenbuttel catching the wall in practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:48
Fast Timers in Practice for Today:

Super Late Models Practice #1: 11 David Rogers 17.779
Super Late Models Practice #2: 36 Devin McLeod 17.724

NASCAR Modifieds Practice #1: 16 Ryan Preece 17.474
NASCAR Modifieds Practice #2: 22 Mike Stefanik 17.445

Pro Late Models Practice #1: 1 Cody Coughlin 18.370
Pro Late Models Practice #2: 41 Brandon Johnson 18.330

Florida/IMCA Modifieds Practice #1: 66 Jerry Symons 18.712
Florida/IMCA Modifieds Practice #2: 88 John Sarppriacone Jr. 18.713 

3:45
Practice Times presented by Racecar Engineering
Florida/IMCA Modiifeds – Session #2

1 88 John Sarppraicone, Jr. 18.713
2 66 Jerry Symons 18.731
3 8 D.J. Hoelzle 18.789
4 5 Donald Crocker 18.829
5 12 Dennis Uhlman 18.870
6 22 Josh Todd 18.888
7 15 Tank Tucker 18.939
8 13 Kevyn Terry 18.984
9 57 Tim Moore 18.986
10 15 Robert Deal 18.997
11 4B Alan Bruns 19.140
12 26 Bill Burba 19.313
13 9 Kurt Jett 19.376
14 99 Brandon Howell 19.388
15 38 Ricky Moxley 19.392
16 96 Matt Wheeler 19.411
17 55 Shain Held 19.811
18 98 Matthew Jarrett 20.242
3:41
The 88 ride is p1 in session two. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:41
Florida/IMCA Modifieds Practice is now complete. Those Results are coming in a few minutes. The next scheduled event will be Super Late Models Qualifying at 5:00pm. 
3:39
The car sits idle with tools but work has stopped. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:38
Teddy Christopher speaks as if he is done this week at New Smyrna due to the engine problem. They had a lot of brass shavings in the oil, way too many for being a new engine. He stated that he would probably be on his way home if it weren’t for Daytona on Monday and Tuesday. 
3:38
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3:36
Top five so far for the IMCA Modifieds: 88 Sarppriacone Jr. 18.713, 66 Symons 18.731, 8 Hoelzle 18.789, 5 Crocker 18.829, 22 Todd 18.888 
3:34
DJ Hoelzle’s #8 currently 2nd. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:34
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3:33
Canadians Jaxson Jacobs (Left) and his brother Marc Jacobs (Right) watch Florida/IMCA Modifieds Practice from the Spotters Stand. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:33
This is the final round of practice for the day. 
3:33
Brandon Johnson led the second Pro Late Model Practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:32
Caution flies as Alan Bruns spins on the backstretch. He made no contact. We are back under green. 
3:29
Practice Times presented by Racecar Engineering
Pro Late Models – Session #2

1 41 Brandon Johnson 18.330
2 1 Cody Coughlin 18.461
3 39 Alex Guennette 18.504
4 38 Steve Laking 18.564
5 11 Brad May 18.621
6 129 Spencer Davis 18.690
7 54 Denver Foran 18.719
8 21 Larry Blount 18.758
9 75 Nathan Russell 18.787
10 8 Earl Paules 18.804
11 57 Michael Lira 18.807
12 44 Wayne Smith 18.843
13 45 Joseph Mucciacciaro 18.878
14 99 Zach Germain 18.882
15 94 Donnie Varcoe 18.979
16 9 Kurt Jett 19.024
17 14 Jaxson Jacobs 19.046
18 14 Cory Deuser 19.099
19 4G Kody Evans 19.159
20 77 Gavin Landers 19.247
21 9 Danny Church, Jr. 19.263
22 35 Noel Dowler, Jr. 19.268
23 7 Drew Heissenbuttel 19.362
24 8 Marc Jacobs 19.474
25 56 Josh Collins 19.925
26 36 Alex Labbe 19.993
3:29
Remaining Order of Events for Friday, February 15th

Practice Until approximately 3:45pm – Florida/IMCA Modifieds

5:00pm Qualifying
Super Late Models
NASCAR Modifieds
Pro Late Models
Florida/IMCA Modifieds

7:20pm – Pre-Race Ceremonies / Invocation / National Anthem(s)
7:30pm Features Start
Super Late Models – 35 Laps
NASCAR Modifieds – 35 Laps
Intermission
Pro Late Models – 35 Laps
Florida/IMCA Modifieds – 35 Laps

3:27
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3:25
The Florida/IMCA Modifieds will close out Practice for Day 1 of the 47th annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing. 
3:25
Practice has ended for the Pro Late Models. We will have a full rundown shortly. 
3:24
The white flag is out for this practice session for the Pro Late Models. 
3:24
The Nathan Russell 75 is one of many sharp cars here this week. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:23
Just a few minutes left in this Final Pro Late Models Practice of the day (Top 5): 41 Johnson 18.330, 1 Coughlin, 11 May, 129 Davis, 54 Foran. 
3:20
We’re back to Green Flag conditions. 
3:20
The #41 of Brandon Johnson is quick in this session. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:18
Caution is back out and the Pro Late Models are rolling back on the track to continue their practice. 
3:14
After the Pro Late Models Final Practice is complete, the Florida/IMCA Modifieds will roll out for one more session before Practice for today will be done for the day. 
3:14
Brad May is driving a borrowed car from David Rogers in the Pro division this week. He was 2nd in practice one. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:06
We are under a red flag while the New Smyrna Speedway cleans up the frontstretch. Top five in this Pro Late Model practice: 41 Johnson 18.330, 1 Coughlin 18.461, 54 Foran 18.719, 57 Lira 18.807. 
3:06
A closer look at what was the right front. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:05
Heissenbuttel is ok but very upset as he sits in the car. 
3:05
Hard contact by Mahwah, New Jersey driver, Drew Heissenbuttel. (Speed51.com Photo)
3:03
7 Heissenbuttel makes hard contact with the turn four wall. He has heavy right side damage. Right front tire is gone and fluid on the track. 
3:03
DAYTONA: A little past halfway in ARCA Racing Series qualifying at Daytona and Jon Wes Townley has fast-time so far. Milka Duno is currently second. 
3:00
1 Coughlin jumps right back to the top of the charts early in this session. 
2:59
Practice Times presented by Racecar Engineering
NASCAR Modifieds – Session #2

1 22 Mike Stefanik 17.445
2 16 Ryan Preece 17.456
3 58 Eric Goodale 17.522
4 07 Patrick Emerling 17.540
5 2 J.R. Bertuccio, Jr. 17.618
6 80 Jimmy Zacharias 18.002
7 13 Al Emmarino 18.365
2:58
Pro Late Models are now out on track for another practice session. 
2:56
Cody Coughlin was the fastest Pro Late Model in the first round. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:56
In a further update with the Nasse crew, the driver has no power steering and they are trying to find the cause. It looks as though they will stay with the primary car for now. 
2:55
22 Stefanik still has the best time of 17.445 this practice session with a few minutes remaining.
2:54
Ted Christopher’s crew has reported engine failure on the 00. At this point, it doesn’t look as though it is repairable. 
2:52
Nasse reported on Twitter that he broke his steering box on this primary car and will be going to a back up car. 
2:51
Mike Stefanik, currently P1 in practice, attempting to fine tune. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:50
22 Stefanik just went to the top of the charts. 16 Preece second, 58 Goodale third, 07 Emerling fourth and 2 Bertuccio is fifth. 
2:47
16 Preece continues to be the fastest in this session. 
2:44
J.R. Bertuccio turning his first laps today. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:44
Just one NASCAR Modified on the track right now, and that is the #13 of Emmarino. 
2:43
Devin McLeod led the second practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:42
Practice Times Presented by Racecar Engineering
Super Late Models – Practice #2

1 36D Devin McLeod 17.724
2 11 David Rogers 17.856
3 03 Dylan Kwasniewski 17.860
4 71 Kyle Benjamin 17.887
5 2 Joey Coulter 17.963
6 66 Stephen Wallace 18.038
7 129 Spencer Davis 18.062
8 20 Anthony Sergi 18.083
9 74 Ryan Moore 18.098
10 26 Jessica Murphy 18.140
11 3 Gary Terry 18.160
12 18 Bill Catania 18.179
13 6 Austin Luedtke 18.266
14 25 Brandon Lynn 18.277
15 81 Renato Jader 18.292
16 67 Denver Foran 18.348
17 17 Gary Passer 18.435
18 19 Rusty Ebersole 18.537
19 51 Stephen Nasse 18.595
20 12 Derek Griffith 18.893
21 112 Steve Weaver, Jr. 19.088
22 13 Frank Alberson 19.313
23 68 Russell Shaw 23.027
2:41
82 Danny Watts is now out as well and is joined by 13 A.J. Emmarino. 
2:41
2 J.R. Bertuccio has joined the quintet on the track. 
2:40
Green Flag is out for the NASCAR Modifieds. 
2:40
80 Jimmy Zacharias is also lined up on pit road as the five Mods are now on the track. 
2:40
An update on 03 Paige Decker (Super Late Model) as she is unfortunately done for the week as she can’t get a motor until tomorrow (Saturday, February 16th) but she was scheduled to head back home due to School Commitments. 
2:37
79 Woody Pitkat is on pit road as well looking to go out. 
2:36
NASCAR Modifieds waiting to head out include: 16 Ryan Preece, 58 Eric Goodale and 07 Patrick Emerling. 
2:36
That’s it for the Final Super Late Models Practice Session. Those times are coming shortly. The Final NASCAR Modifieds Practice will be rolling out here in a few minutes. 
2:34
03 Kwasniewski was the only car on the track and now has pulled off leaving the track empty with just a couple of minutes remaining. 
2:34
Just a few minutes left in this Final Super Late Models Practice. 
2:33
Denver Foran climbs from his super as Jeff Fultz checks pressures. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:32
20 Sergi and 03 Kwasniewski join him. 
2:31
The only car on the track is 6 Luedtke as Pit Road is a busy place at the moment with teams making adjustments. 
2:29
Remaining Order of Events for Friday, February 15th

Practice
2:20-2:35pm – Super Late Models
2:40-2:55pm – NASCAR Modifieds
3:00-3:15pm – Pro Late Models
3:20-3:35pm – Florida/IMCA Modifieds

5:00pm Qualifying
Super Late Models
NASCAR Modifieds
Pro Late Models
Florida/IMCA Modifieds

7:20pm – Pre-Race Ceremonies / Invocation / National Anthem(s)
7:30pm Features Start
Super Late Models – 35 Laps
NASCAR Modifieds – 35 Laps
Intermission
Pro Late Models – 35 Laps
Florida/IMCA Modifieds – 35 Laps

2:28
Modified ace Teddy Christopher checking out SLM practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:27
Current Top 5: 36 McLeod 17.724, 11 Rogers, 03 Kwasniewski, 71 Benjamin, 2 Coulter. 
2:26
2 Coulter to fifth at a 17.989. 
2:25
Kyle Benjamin currently fourth in this practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:25
2 Joey Coulter heads out. 
2:25
36 McLeod now on top with a 17.724. 
2:25
11 Rogers to the top of the charts with a 17.856. 
2:25
03 Dylan Kwasniewski heads out onto the track and immediately turns in the second quickest lap of this session with an 18.016. 
2:24
66 Stephen Wallace is on the track as well. 
2:24
First Practice Session Fast Timer, 11 David Rogers is on the track. 
2:23
68 Russ Shaw makes his first appearance on the track. 
2:23
Early Top 5: 71 Benjamin 17.887, 129 Davis, 20 Sergi, 74 Moore, 26 Murphy. 
2:22
17 Gary Passer is out as well. 
2:22
74 Ryan Moore joins a very packed race track. 
2:21
19 Rusty Ebersole and 25 Brandon Lynn are out as well. 
2:21
David Rogers will try to match his first practice effort. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:21
18 Bill Catania, 71 Kyle Benjamin and 13 Frank Alberson join the pack. 
2:21
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2:20
On the track is: 26 Jessica Murphy, 20 Anthony Sergi, 129 Spencer Davis, 67 Denver Foran, 6 Austin Luedtke, 81 Renato Jader, 51 Stephen Nasse, 3 Gary Terry, 12 Derek Griffith, and 112 Stephen Weaver Jr. 
2:19
PRACTICE TIMES PRESENTED BY RACECAR ENGINEERING
FLORIDA/IMCA MODIFIED – SESSION 1

1 66 Jerry Symons 18.712
2 88 John Sarppriacone, Jr. 18.835
3 5 Donald Crocker 18.915
4 15 Robert Deal 18.929
5 15 Tank Tucker 19.005
6 13 Kevyn Terry 19.046
7 12 Dennis Uhlman 19.053
8 57 Timothy Moore 19.172
9 38 Ricky Moxley 19.177
10 8 D.J. Hoelzle 19.256
11 99 Brandon Howell 19.298
12 26 Bill Burba 19.334
13 96 Matt Wheeler 19.380
14 4B Alan Bruns 19.471
15 22 Josh Todd 19.531
16 55 Shain Held 19.615
17 98 Matthew Jarrett 20.169
18 9 Kurt Jett 20.361
2:19
In addition to Speed51.com’s exclusive live Trackside Now web-based coverage of the 47th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway February 15-23, Speed 51 Radio will broadcast the feature racing action of the final four nights of the World Series, February 20-23. Included in the radio broadcast schedule are the much-anticipated John Blewett, III Memorial 76 Wednesday and the Richie Evans Memorial 100 for the NASCAR Modifieds on Friday, as well as the 100-lap NASCAR Super Late Model World Series finale on Saturday, February 23.  Speed51.com and Speed 51 Radio’s World Series coverage is presented by JEGS. 
2:19
Comment From Guest 

do you know if there will be any audio broadcast of the races? 

2:18
Super Lates begin to roll out for their second and final session of the afternoon. 
2:18
The line is long for SLM practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:16
The start of the 2013 Florida United Promoters Late Model Season comes in just a few short weeks – March 2nd to be exact, with the running of the 33rd Annual Icebreaker 100 at Citrus County Speedway in Inverness, FL.

The event was recently moved to Citrus County by series officials.

This event in years past has been a must-race for such short track stars as Dick Trickle, Mike Eddy, Dick Anderson, Dave Pletcher and many more. This year, some of the best Super Late Model drivers from Florida and beyond will try to take the prestigious victory at Citrus County.

For more information on the Icebreaker 100, visit www.floridaunitedpromoterslatemodelseries.com

2:15
Florida/IMCA Modifieds Practice #1 is now complete. Those are coming in a few minutes. The second and final Super Late Models Practice will be out in just a few minutes. 
2:13
Jerry Symons still the fastest for the IMCA Mods. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:11
A few Modifieds have yet to come out as the Super Late Models are starting to line-up for their second and final Practice Session of the day. 
2:09
Bill Burba dirt tracks it off of turn four. (Speed51.com Photo)
2:09
Top 5 with just a few minutes remaining: 66 Symons 18.712, 88 Sarppriacone Jr., 5 Crocker, 15 Deal, 15 Tucker. 
2:08
99 Brandon Howell makes his first appearance of the World Series. 
2:07
5 Donald Crocker comes out for the first time today and immediately jumps up to third quick at a 18.915. 
2:06
88 Sarppriacone Jr’s transponder is finally working and he jumps up to second quick at an 18.835. 
2:06
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2:05
96 Matt Wheeler is on the track for the first time today. 
2:04
Early Top 5: 66 Symons 18.743, 15 Tucker, 12 Uhlman, 13 Terry, 57 Moore. 
2:04
Dan Church said he battling a tight Pro Late Model. He said the car got tighter and tighter during his run. Church ran into the Speed 51 crew at the local Walmart last night. 
2:03
For the second day in a row, 88 Sarppriacone Jr’s Transponder is not functioning. 
2:02
15 Robert Deal and 22 Josh Todd are now on the track. 
2:02
Practice Times presented by Racecar Engineering
Pro Late Model – Session 1

1 1 Cody Coughlin 18.370
2 11 Brad May 18.451
3 41 Brandon Johnson 18.475
4 47 George Hagy 18.578
5 129 Spencer Davis 18.602
6 99 Zach Germain 18.628
7 44 Wayne Smith 18.643
8 75 Nathan Russell 18.667
9 36 Alex Labbe 18.852
10 37 Larry Gelinas 18.903
11 57 Michael Lira 18.908
12 38 Steve Laking 18.960
13 45 Joseph Mucciacciaro 18.980
14 54 Denver Foran 18.986
15 14 Cory Deuser 19.019
16 21 Larry Blount 19.045
17 94 Donnie Varcoe 19.064
18 9 Kurt Jett 19.175
19 9 Danny Church, Jr. 19.239
20 14 Jaxson Jacobs 19.280
21 11 David Weaver 19.346
22 7 Drew Heissenbuttel 19.405
23 35 Noel Dowler, Jr. 19.771
24 8 Marc Jacobs 19.930
2:00
Green Flag is out. 
2:00
And here they come…. 
1:59
The Florida/IMCA Modifieds on pit road waiting to go out includes; 4b Alan Bruns, 12 Dennis Uhlman, 66 Jerry Symons, 13 Kevyn Terry, 88 John Sarppriacone Jr., 15 Tank Tucker, 26 Bill Burba, 55 Shain Held, 98 Matthew Jarrett, 38 Ricky Moxley, 57 Timothy Moore, 8 D.J. Hoelzle and 9 Kurt Jett. 
1:57
Close racing in Pro Late Model practice.(Speed51.com Photo)
1:56
Pro Late Models Practice is complete. Those times are coming in a few minutes. the Florida/IMCA Modifieds will be up next. 
1:55
13 Baize has been pushed back to the pits. 
1:54
47 Hagy right up to fourth fastest with an 18.600. 
1:53
47 Hagy finally gets out on the race track. 
1:53
Kirk Hooker normally drives the #38 machine but for the time being, Steve Laking will be racing the machine until Hooker arrives later this weekend. 
1:52
13 Baize is still sitting on pit road as teams are going around him to get out onto the race track. 
1:52
Some of the Pro Late Models teams did not have their Transponders on their cars so some of those listed will not have Practice Times. 
1:51
This Practice has been extended by a few minutes to allow for all of the 30+ Pro Late Models to get some Practice laps. 
1:51
99 Germain up to fifth quick at an 18.628. 
1:51
Only 13 Baize and 47 Hagy have yet to hit the track. 
1:50
Cody Coughlin is the fastest so far in Pro Late Models. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:49
13 Hunter Baize, 77 Jared Landers, 36 Alex Labbe, 44 Wayne Smith, 56 Josh Collins and 47 George Hagy all wait to head out for the first time today. 
1:49
Speed51.com Short Track Announcer of the Year from the 51 Awards Presented by JEGS.com, Mark Keeler watches practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:48
We’re back to Green, 
1:48
Top 5 with just a few minutes remaining: 1 Coughlin 18.370, 11 May, 129 Davis, 41 Johnson, 57 Lira. 
1:47
CAUTION; 19 Sear is smoking heavily and makes his way onto pit road. 
1:46
37 Larry Gelinas, 11 David Weaver, 75 Nathan Russell and 99 Zach Germain all head out for the first time this session as the long line on pit road is finally starting to get smaller. 
1:45
1 Coughlin to the top of the charts after finally getting some clear race track and he goes an 18.370. 
1:45
14 Corey Deuser makes his first appearance of the day on the track along-with 35 Noel Dowler Jr., 19 David Sear, 45 Joseph Mucciaciaro and 39 Alex Guenette. 
1:45
Michael Lira’s crew makes some quick adjustments. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:44
The track has been crowded all session long thus far as a long line of cars wait to go out. 
1:43
11 May lowers his quick time to an 18.550. 
1:43
129 Davis to third at an 18.682. 
1:42
11 May to the top of the charts a lap later with an 18.591. 
1:42
11 May is up to second at an 18.682. 
1:41
21 Blount up to fifth fastest with a 19.170. 
1:41
Early Top 5: 41 Johnson 18.621, 57 Lira, 94 Varcoe, 38 Hooker and 54 Foran. 
1:40
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1:39
11 Brad May, 129 Spencer Davis, 4 Kody Evans, 1 Cody Coughlin and 9 Danny Church Jr., join what is becoming a crowded race track. 
1:38
A long line of Pro Late Models wait to hit the track. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:38
Comment From Joel 

I guess that means Marc’s plane made it. He wrote a University midterm yesterday, then spent today (his birthday) getting on a plane early in the AM. 

1:38
Practice Times – Presented by Racecar Engineering
NASCAR Modifieds – Session 1

1 16 Ryan Preece 17.474
2 22 Chuck Hossfeld 17.509
3 07 Patrick Emerling 17.527
4 58 Eric Goodale 17.551
5 00 Ted Christopher 17.595
6 80 Jimmy Zacharias 18.071
7 13 Al Emmarino 18.163
8 8 Earl Paules 18.175
1:37
Pro Late Models are now on the track. 
1:37
There are 28 Pro Late Models already lined up on pit road. 
1:36
Ryan Preece on track here at New Smyrna Speedway. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:36
Amongst the Pro Late Models ready to roll out includes; 7 Drew Heissenbuttel, 21 Larry Blount, 54 Denver Foran, 14 Jaxson Jacobs, 57 Michael Lira, 9 Kurt Jett, 41 Brandon Johnson, 94 Donnie Varcoe, 38 Kirk Hooker and 8 Marc Jacobs. 
1:35
NASCAR Modifieds Practice #1 is now done. Those times will be available in just a few minutes. Up next will be the first of two Pro Late Models Practices. 
1:34
Just a reminder; If the drivers or teams in each Practice Session have not been listed, then they have either not been out onto the race track yet today or are not on the grounds. 
1:31
David Rogers was the fastest in the first Super Late Model session. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:31
58 Goodale and 16 Preece return to the track along-with 07 Emerling. 
1:30
There’s still just under 5 minutes left in this Practice as the track is currently empty. 
1:29
Ted Christopher makes it on the track.(Speed51.com Photo)
1:29
00 Christopher up to fifth quick at a 17.595. 
1:28
About 5 minutes remaining in this first of two NASCAR Modifieds Practice Sessions (Top 5): 16 Preece 17.474, 22 Hossfeld, 07 Emerling, 58 Goodale, 80 Zacharias. 
1:27
00 Ted Christopher is rolling out onto the race track for the first time since his Disqualification here at New Smyrna during the 2012 Speedweeks. 
1:25
Comment From BOBBY G. 

GO WOODY PITKAT AND THE 79 HILLBILLY RACE TEAM ALL THE BEST TO YOU… 

1:25
79 Pitkat does not have a Transponder on his car at this time, so no times yet for the Stafford Springs, Connecticut driver, but he does look very quick so far. 
1:24
Modifieds are getting close to the outside wall.(Speed51.com Photo)
1:24
Tim Russell is entered in his Super Late Model. He is also fielding Devin McLeod’s Super machine. 
1:24
Comment From Guest 

so is tim russell driving or not this year? 

1:24
Practice Times – Presented by Racecar Engineering
Super Late Models – Session 1

1 11 David Rogers 17.779
2 71 Kyle Benjamin 17.891
3 36 Devin McLeod 17.902
4 66 Stephen Wallace 17.931
5 20 Anthon Sergi 18.013
6 03 Dylan Kwasniewski 18.051
7 74 Ryan Moore 18.073
8 51 Stephen Nasse 18.074
9 129 Spencer Davis 18.196
10 6 Austin Luedtke 18.248
11 26 Jessica Murphy 18.280
12 37 Larry Gelinas 18.325
13 73 Cole Powell 18.348
14 81 Renato Jader 18.361
15 67 Denver Foran 18.379
16 25 Brandon Lynn 18.408
17 3 Gary Terry 18.431
18 28 T.J. Duke 18.450
19 17 Gary Passer 18.490
20 12 Derek Griffith 18.700
21 19 Rusty Ebersole 18.732
22 18 Bill Catania 18.848
1:23
Early Top 5: 16 Preece 17.494, 22 Hossfeld, 07 Emerling, 58 Goodale, 80 Zacharias. 
1:22
82 Danny Watts rolls out onto the speedway. 
1:22
79 Woody Pitkat makes his first appearance of the World Series. 
1:22
80 Jimmy Zacharias has joined the herd of open-wheeled machines on the fast 1/2 mile. 
1:20
Green is out. 
1:20
2 J.R. Bertuccio has joined the pack. 
1:19
The NASCAR Modifieds are now on the track. 
1:18
NASCAR Modifieds ready to roll out include: 16 Ryan Preece, 13 A.J. Emmarino, 58 Eric Goodale, 8 Earl Paules, 22 Chuck Hossfeld and 07 Patrick Emerling. 
1:18
David Rogers said his car felt pretty good and that he has been coming here for 40 years he shouldn’t need to practice a lot. 
1:15
Practice is now Complete for the first Super Late Models Practice of the day. Those times are coming soon. NASCAR Modifieds will roll out at 1:20pm for their first of two sessions on the day. 
1:15
Modifieds are starting to lineup for their practice. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:14
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1:14
Comment From Corkster 1439 

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1:14
Just a minute or so left in this Practice. 11 Rogers remains on top of the leaderboard with a 17.779. 
1:12
17 Gary Passer is on the track for the first time today. 
1:12
The NASCAR Modifieds have started to line up for their first of two Practice Sessions as they are right after the Super Late Models. 
1:11
There’s roughly 30 Super Late Models on the grounds here today and so far about 22 have taken Practice laps. 
1:11
Pit road is already busy. (Speed51.com Photo)
1:10
5 Minutes remaining in this first of two Super Late Models Practices (Top 5): 11 Rogers 17.779, 71 Benjamin, 66 Wallace, 36 McLeod and 20 Sergi. 
1:09
73 Cole Powell is out on the track as well as 25 Brandon Lynn, 12 Derek Griffith and 18 Bill Catania. 
1:08
Steven Wallace getting faster in his JEG’S sponsored Super Late.(Speed51.com Photo)
1:07
11 Rogers to the top of the charts with a 17.779. 
1:07
129 Spencer Davis is now out as well as 2 Joey Coulter. 
1:06
81 Renato Jader is on the track for the first time this week driving for Anthony Campi. 
1:06
Kyle Benjamin is the quickest so far.(Speed51.com Photo)
1:06
66 Wallace is up to fourth quick with an 18.017. 
1:05
74 Ryan Moore has entered the speedway. 
1:05
Early Top 5: 71 Benjamin 17.891, 36 McLeod, 20 Sergi, 03 Kwasniewski, and 6 Luedtke. 
1:04
28 T.J. Duke and 19 Rusty Ebersole have joined the pack out on the race track. 
1:03
Green is out and the World Series has Officially started. 
1:02
Super Late Models are on the track.(Speed51.com Photo)
1:02
67 Denver Foran, 37 Larry Gelinas, 20 Anthony Sergi, 6 Austin Luedtke, 3 Gary Terry, 36 Devin McLeod, 03 Dylan Kwasniewski, 71 Kyle Benjamin, 66 Steven Wallace, 26 Jessica Murphy, 11 David Rogers and 51 Stephen Nasse have all pulled out onto the track. 
1:02
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1:02
Cars are rolling out on the Speedway. 
12:59
Some 15 Super Late Models have pulled out in line for the first practice. 
12:58
Comment From Mike Ray 

Thank you Speed51.com for today’s coverage! 

12:55
Practice starts in 5 minutes as teams are starting to line-up on pit road. 
12:54
We are accumulating the complete Driver Rosters for each division as we speak. We’ll introduce each division as they come out for Practice today. 
12:53
All divisions will Qualify tonight only. From there, only the Super Late Models will Qualify every night while the NASCAR Modifieds, Pro Late Models and Florida/IMCA Modifieds will Qualify every few nights on a rotating basis. 
12:50
Comment From Ti-Gaz 

Good Luck Team Canada : #36 Alex Labbé & #39 Alex Guénette. 

12:50
Comment From Mike Marollo 

Thanks guy for the great coverage. Look forward to spending the next week with you. 

12:50
Comment From BOBBY G. 

THANK YOU SPEED 51 FOR BEING THERE FOR ALL OF US THAT CANNOT.WHAT A BLESSING.. 

12:49
Remaining Order of Events for Friday, February 15th

1:00pm Practice Begins
1:00-1:15pm – Super Late Models
1:20-1:35pm – NASCAR Modifieds
1:40-1:55pm – Pro Late Models
2:00-2:15pm – Florida/IMCA Modifieds
2:20-2:35pm – Super Late Models
2:40-2:55pm – NASCAR Modifieds
3:00-3:15pm – Pro Late Models
3:20-3:35pm – Florida/IMCA Modifieds

5:00pm Qualifying
Super Late Models
NASCAR Modifieds
Pro Late Models
Florida/IMCA Modifieds

7:20pm – Pre-Race Ceremonies / Invocation / National Anthem(s)
7:30pm Features Start
Super Late Models – 35 Laps
NASCAR Modifieds – 35 Laps
Intermission
Pro Late Models – 35 Laps
Florida/IMCA Modifieds – 35 Laps

12:48
Practice is set to start in about 10 minutes. 
12:42
Super Late Models and Pro Late Models from across the country will battle for the famed Rattlesnake Trophy during the 37th Annual Rattler 250 weekend at South Alabama Speedway, March 15, 16 and 17. Some of short track racing’s biggest names have put their name in the Rattler 250 record books over the years and this year many Super Late Model racers will try to do the same. Pro Late Model racers will also have a major part in Rattler weekend with their 100-lap feature. For more details on Rattler weekend, visit www.southalabamaspeedway.com
12:40
Drivers Meeting has let out as the Super Late Models will now get ready for Practice which starts at 1:00pm. 
12:39
We should see him the final few nights. 
12:38
Comment From Guest 

is the #9 of Rich clouser racing any of the events? 

12:34
Practice starts at 1:00pm., beginning with the Super Late Models. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:31
Ted Christopher will be one to watch throughout Speedweeks in the NASCAR Modifieds division. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:30
Cody Coughlin takes in all of the information provided as the Drivers Meeting continues. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:30
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12:27
There are several teams here this week making there first ever World Series and New Smyrna Speedway appearance making this first Divers Meeting of Speedweeks very important. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:25
The schedule is being gone over in detail. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:24
They are going over that now. We are not sure of how many cars are on the grounds. 
12:24
Comment From scott 

How many slm /pm will start the features? Heat race? 

12:23
Defending World Series Champion Kyle Benjamin’s Crew Chief, Freddie Query listens in on the order of events for Day I. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:21
Some of the 150+ teams in attendance listen in on the Procedures and Rules for the next week of racing. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:20
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12:19
From the Press Box, you can see the sheer volume of drivers in attendance (Speed51.com Photo)
12:19
Ricky Brooks is the Chief Tech Inspector throughout Speedweeks here at New Smyrna Speedway. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:17
CRA’s Glenn Luckett conducts the Drivers Meeting and will serve add the Race Director throughout the World Series. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:15
Drivers Meeting has started. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:14
Comment From Gene 

GO 74 RYAN MOORE!!!!! 

12:12
Drivers Meeting begins in about 5 minutes down on pit road. 
12:11
Mike Stefanik works on his NASCAR Modified in the tech line. (Speed51.com Photo)
12:10
Order of Events for Friday, February 15th

12:15pm Drivers Meeting
1:00pm Practice Begins
1:00-1:15pm – Super Late Models
1:20-1:35pm – NASCAR Modifieds
1:40-1:55pm – Pro Late Models
2:00-2:15pm – Florida/IMCA Modifieds
2:20-2:35pm – Super Late Models
2:40-2:55pm – NASCAR Modifieds
3:00-3:15pm – Pro Late Models
3:20-3:35pm – Florida/IMCA Modifieds

5:00pm Qualifying
Super Late Models
NASCAR Modifieds
Pro Late Models
Florida/IMCA Modifieds

7:20pm – Pre-Race Ceremonies / Invocation / National Anthem(s)
7:30pm Features Start
Super Late Models – 35 Laps
NASCAR Modifieds – 35 Laps
Intermission
Pro Late Models – 35 Laps
Florida/IMCA Modifieds – 35 Laps 

12:09
Today’s Trackside Now coverage on Speed51.com is presented by Draco Springs.

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12:06
Today is the Official Opening Night of the World Series as the Super Late Models, NASCAR Modifieds, Pro Late Models and Florida/IMCA Modifieds will all race in a quartet of 35-Lap Features later this evening. 
12:05
Good Afternoon and Welcome to Day I of the 47th annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing from New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. 
12:04
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Trackside Now: World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing – Night One – New Smyrna Speedway – 2/15/13