6:54
That will conclude Speed51.com's Trackside Now coverage presented by Northeast Race Cars and Parts from practice here at New Smyrna Speedway. We will be back tomorrow at 1:00 pm ET for all of the World Series of Asphalt Short Track Racing action from the first night.

Goodnight.

6:53
6:53
Final Pro-Truck Practice - presented by Racecar Engineering

1 95 Garrett Hill 20.322
2 14 Michael Burns 20.446
3 4 Michael Pilla 20.631
4 7 Dylan Martin 20.631
5 36 Chad Chastain 20.646
6 27 Richard Cordis 21.16
6:42
Garrett Hill currently leads this final round of Pro Truck practice.
6:37
6:37
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6:34
6:34
FL/IMCA Modified - Final Practice - presented by Racecar Engineering

1 15 Tank Tucker 19.019
2 4B Alan Bruns 19.117
3 12 Dennis Uhlman 19.128
4 96 Matt Wheeler 19.216
5 4 Tristen Anderson 19.452
6:28
That will conlcude Florida Modified practice.
6:26
The violet hour at New Smyrna Speedway (Speed51.com photo)
6:22
6:22
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6:19
Sheldon Creed and team finish their day's work on the #36 (Speed51.com photo)
6:17
Alan Bruns leads early in this session with a 19.117 over Dennis Ulman's 19.151.
6:16
6:16
Pro Late Models - Practice #3 - Presented by Racecar Engineering

 

1 11 Brad May 18.315
2 5k Daniel Keene Jr 18.383
3 54 Payton Ryan 18.487
4 88 Garrett Jones 18.488
5 44 Steve Laking 18.521
6 13b Hunter Baize 18.525
7 12 Harrison Burton 18.546
8 30 Fredrick Moore 18.552
9 66 Jerry Symons 18.552
10 99 JJ Haley 18.556
11 36 Sheldon Creed 18.562
12 81 Andrew Gresel 18.570
13 57 Michael Lira 18.575
14 14 Austin Nason 18.583
15 2 Tim Sargent 18.746
16 12l Daniel Leeck 18.782
17 13 Kevin Terry 18.829
18 4x Dalton Armstrong 18.916
19 4 Dalton Armstrong 18.925
20 94 Donnie Vancol 19.251
21 96 Erica Thiering 20.360
22 38 Kirk Hooker 24.163

 

6:15
6:15
Today's coverage of the 48th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing is presented by North East Race Cars. North East Race Cars & Parts has been helping Modified racers and more win races for years. Northeast’s staff has over 50 years combined knowledge of the racing business. Providing racers on the East Coast with the parts they need through their retail warehouse. Their large stock of inventory allows them to ship the parts you need right away, usually the same day, with the technical support and quality product lines they have used themselves for years. For more information on Northeast Race Cars & Parts, Click here for more information.
6:13
Most teams packing up for the day (Speed51.com photo)
6:13
Florida Modifies are on the speedway.
6:13
Several teams are loading up for the day.
6:09
The Timmy Moore team has just made it to the track and will get ready for tomorrow (Speed51.com photo)
6:09
That will conlcude the final round of Pro Late Model practice.
6:08
Tim Sargent from Rockford Speedway has put the window net down on his first day at New Smyrna (Speed51.com photo)
6:05
6:05
The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will make their second straight appearance to 5 Flags Speedway on Friday, June 13th. Last year, Ben Kennedy won the inaugural event at the home of the Snowball Derby over Gray Gaulding. Click here for more information.
6:02
Jarrett Snowden makes the move from the FL Mods to the Pro Lates this Speedweeks (Speed51.com photo)
6:01
Daniel Leeck, Hunter Baize, JJ Haley and Harrison Burton are currently the four machines on track.
6:00
Payton Ryan moves up to third on the charts with an 18.487.
5:59
Working on getting Daniel Keene Jr. ready for another run (Speed51.com photo)
5:57
Brad May now shoots to the top of the board with an 18.343.
5:56
5:56
One of the biggest early-season Outlaw Super Late Model events in the country takes place on May 24...it's the Joy Fair Memorial presented by Diamond Pistons at Flat Rock Speedway. Be there when some of the baddest and fastest racecars on the planet battle in a historic event at the Flat Rock bullring. Click here for more information.
5:56
Steve Laking, Fredrick Moore, Jerry Symons and Garrett Jones round out the current top-five behind Daniel Keene Jr at the top of the charts.
5:55
Kirk Hooker has slowed on the backstretch but made his way to the pits.
5:54
Steve Laking dives it into turn one (Speed51.com photo)
5:54
Daniel Keene Jr leads early on in this Pro Late Model final practice with an 18.469.
5:50
The Pro Late Models have hit the track for their final session of the afternoon.
5:50
The track from turn four all the way through turn two now sits in shadows
5:50
5:50
It is one of the great traditional events in short track racing and the 38th edition of The Rattler will take place on March 15-16 at South Alabama Speedway in Kinston, Alabama. Last year, Kyle Benjamin passed Casey Smith with 27 laps to go then held off Stephen Nasse to score the big win. For more information, please Click here to visit site
5:49
Drifting into twilight as Pro Late Models will get one more session (Speed51.com photo)
5:46
J.J. Haley strapped in for final Pro Late Model practice (Speed51.com photo)
5:46
5:46
Tour Modifieds - Practice #3 - Presented by Racecar Engineering

 

1 21 Andy Seuss 17.447
2 71 Jimmy Zacharias 17.587
3 79 Spencer Davis 17.793
4 2 JR Bertuccio 17.824

 

5:44
After the track was quiet for a few moments, Andy Seuss has made his way back out and is now the only car on track.
5:44
Danny Watts talks things over with his team (Speed51.com photo)
5:43
5:43
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5:39
Tommy Barrett and Ryan Preece are content with their machines for the day and wait to cross back out of the racetrack (Speed51.com photo)
5:39
5:39
The third night of the 48th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing will feature the season opener for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. The future stars of NASCAR will compete in a 150-lap event around New Smyrna's famous half-mile oval in the New Smyrna 150 presented by JEGS. Click here for more information.
5:39
Mods battle in practice. (Speed51.com photo)
5:36
Sticker time for Andy Seuss (Speed51.com photo)
5:36
Andy Seuss now moves to the top of the charts with a 17.447.
5:34
Zacharias continues to lead this session with a 17.587 followed by Andy Seuss, Spencer Davis and JR Bertuccio.
5:34
5:34
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5:34
Spencer Davis, Jimmy Zacharias and JR Bertuccio are currently the only three cars on track.
5:31
P1 final practice! I would say we have the car all dialed in for the first race tomorrow@newsmyrnaspdway #SmyrnaWS pic.twitter.com/yfRpXY62P0
5:31
5:31
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5:29
Uhlman is racing at New Smyrna for the second straight Speedweeks after making the trek down from Sault St. Marie. He said the primary reason they came back is because they had a lot of fun last year and showed improvement by event's end. Says the car has been fast today.
5:28
Jimmy Zacharias is currently fastest in this session of Tour Modified practice with a 17.593.
5:27
The Dennis Uhlman team races this week in memory of Ted Brooks, a member of the team's ownership who passed away before Speedweeks last year (Speed51.com photo)
5:25
5:25
Super Late Models - Practice #3 - Presented by Racecar Engineering

 

1 24 Cameron Hayley 17.903
2 51 Stephen Nasse 17.974
3 66 Steven Wallace 17.975
4 1c Cody Coughlin 17.981
5 77 Ross Kenseth 17.990
6 15 Joey Miller 17.999
7 11 David Rogers 18.019
8 1 Tyler Dippel 18.022
9 71 Kyle Benjamin 18.031
10 89 Matt Tifft 18.036
11 07 Jeff Scofield 18.036
12 20 Anthony Sergi 18.054
13 68 Joey Mooch 18.126
14 74 Ryan Moore 18.126
15 8 David Garbo 18.143
16 48 Dwayne Baker 18.145
17 28 TJ Duke 18.216
18 99 Mike Maresca 18.315
19 12 David Green 18.362
20 75 Nathan Russell 18.419
21 00 Denver Foran 18.484
22 112 Steve Weaver 19.359

 

5:25
Harrison Burton (left), one of the youngest here, talks to one of the veterans of New Smyrna, Jerry Symons (Speed51.com photo)
5:19
5:19
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5:15
Cody Coughlin has been sporty here today in his JEGS machine (Speed51.com photo)
5:13
Nasse, TJ Duke, Mike Maresca and Dwayne Baker are now among the cars on track.
5:12
Comment From Canadian Racer

Cool thing about Canadian Kirk Hooker people may not know, up here in Canada he is a dirt racer at South Buxton Speedway with over 100 Feature wins in his career

5:11
Cameron Hayley now leads this session with a 17.903 over Stephen Nasse's lap of 17.974.
5:10
5:10
The UNOH Battle At The Beach returns on Tuesday, February 18 as drivers from the NASCAR K&N Pro Series and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tours battle for national bragging rights on a 0.4-mile short track oval on Daytona’s backstretch. Click here for more information.
5:04
Tyler Dippel ran strong in the last Super Late Model race here, the Pete Orr Memorial, before tangling on the white flag lap going for second. (Speed51.com photo)
5:03
Kirk Hooker and the rest of the back row Canadian crew, Steve Lakin, and Andrew Gresel. (Speed51.com photo)
4:59
4:59
The Third Annual ARCA Fest at the Milwaukee Mile moves to the weekend of June 6-8 this year. See the best in the ARCA Midwest Tour, JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour, Mid-American Series, Vintage, and Midwest Trucks compete on the historic mile oval. Tickets go on sale on March 15.Click here for more information.
4:59
Ross Kenseth currently sits second with a 17.990.
4:58
Steven Wallace leads just 10 laps into this final SLM practice session with a 17.975.
4:57
The final round of Super Late Model practice is underway.
4:56
One of the cool things about Speedweeks is what everyone's plan will be. Matt Tifft, Stephen Nasse and David Rogers are running every night as where Travis Cope (not here), David Green, and others are running select nights only.
4:55
Chad Chastain is one of the Pro-Trucks practicing today (Speed51.com photo)
4:54
4:54
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4:51
Super Late Model practice is going to be busy. (Speed51.com photo)
4:51
4:51
Pro-Trucks - Practice #2 - Presented by Racecar Engineering

 

1 95 Garrett Hill 20.301
2 21 Scottie Reeves 20.395
3 36 Chad Chastain 20.475
4 7 Dylan Martin 20.784
5 4 Michael Pilla 20.81
6 27 Richard Cordis 21.278
4:50
For Hunter Baize he's here with a brand new chassis from VanDoorn Racing Development. They were eighth during that last practice.
4:43
Fredrick Moore works on his Pro Late Model. (Speed51.com photo)
4:41
4:41
Today's coverage of the 48th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing is presented by North East Race Cars. North East Race Cars & Parts has been helping Modified racers and more win races for years. Northeast’s staff has over 50 years combined knowledge of the racing business. Providing racers on the East Coast with the parts they need through their retail warehouse. Their large stock of inventory allows them to ship the parts you need right away, usually the same day, with the technical support and quality product lines they have used themselves for years. For more information on Northeast Race Cars & Parts, Click here for more information.
4:38
Jake Griffin returns in his distinctive black #08 for his second Speedweeks appearance (Speed51.comphoto)
4:38
JR Bertuccio and crew working on the power plant on the two ride. (Speed51.com photo)
4:37
New Smryna Speedway officials have informed us that the Bruce Gowland Memorial, the 100-lap Super Late Model race next Saturday, will pay $1,000 to the leader at lap 18. The bonus money is put up by the Gowland family as the #18 was the late Bruce Gowland's #.
4:35
When circling the pits we found out that Stephen Nasse has had the last-ever Eddie Brann built car since he was 11 years old. The car has powered Nasse to all his speedweeks wins and now he hopes a championship. (Speed51.com photo)
4:32
4:32
FL/IMCA Modified - Practice #2 - Presented by Racecar Engineering

1 66 Jerry Symons 18.867
2 1X Todd Stone 18.869
3 13 Kevin Terry 19.017
4 4B Alan Bruns 19.126
5 12 Dennis Uhlman 19.17
6 9NH Matt Bosowski 19.368
7 96 Matt Wheeler 19.58
8 4 Tristen Anderson 19.634
9 73 Paul Ellis 21.038
10 11A Doc McKinney 21.276
4:31
4:31
Millbridge Speedway is the new breeding ground for future NASCAR stars! In 2011 the Burnett’s took over Millbridge Speedway to convert it to a premier Outlaw Kart Track! The track has seen much needed improvements over the last 3 years including new lights, new walls, and a new configuration for 2013. The Mini Outlaw karts put on an amazing show with 2 and 3 wide racing throughout the field. Millbridge Speedway is only open on select Wednesday nights for racing. This enables people who travel or race at other venues on the weekends to race with us and has a good time during the week. Click here for more information.
4:31
The green flag is in the air and Chad Chastain leads early in this session with a 20.475.
4:30
The Pro Trucks have rolled off pit road for their second session of the day.
4:27
Michael Lira and Steve Wallace's team work in the infield pits as it has proven to be a cloudy and breezy day in eastern Florida (Speed51.com photo)
4:25
Chad Chastain is the first Pro Truck to line up on pit road for their second round of practice this afternoon in his No. 36 machine.
4:24
4:24
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4:22
We will practice until 7:00 pm ET which should give each divison about three rounds of practice.
4:22
Comment From Guest

How many rounds of practice are the teams getting today?

4:19
Todd Stone also makes his way onto the speedway.
4:19
Doug Moff now joins them on track in his No. 46 machine.
4:17
Alan Bruns and Tristen Anderson are currently the only two cars on track.
4:15
4:15
The cold New England winter heats up once again on Saturday, March 1st. with the running of the 6th Annual DT100 for Make-A-Wish! Over 100 of the top short track drivers and race fans representing over a dozen states will prepare for battle in equally prepared Sodi GT5 racing go karts at the beautiful Maine Indoor Karting complex in Scarborough, ME. Click here for more information.
4:15
Paul Ellis (#73) and Doug Moff (#46) in FL/IMCA Modified practice (Speed51.com photo)
4:12
TECH UPDATE: We have checked in with the tech officials and there have been only minor issues with body panels on the Late Models. All stuff that was fixed in line. We learned that Jimmy Zacharias switched to a back up car after some issues were found with the engine on his primary car.
4:12
Jerry Symons now sits at the top of the charts with an 18.867.
4:10
Todd Stone leads early in this session with an 18.947.
4:09
@Jim_Kubasta getting ready for practice. P9 after practice round #2 #smyrnaWSpic.twitter.com/5yqifgxTT6
4:09
Green flag is in the air and this round of practice is underway.
4:08
Engines have fired and the Florida Mods are off pit road headed out for their second session of the day.
4:06
4:06
The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will make their second straight appearance to 5 Flags Speedway on Friday, June 13th. Last year, Ben Kennedy won the inaugural event at the home of the Snowball Derby over Gray Gaulding. Click here for more information.
4:06
Brad May says he will be done for the day if the team doesn't want him to go back out. The 11 ride is super fast and they know they could have a great week if it stays this way.
4:05
Austin Nason pulls J.J. Haley in practice (Speed51.com photo)
4:02
We will be underway with Florida Modified practice as soon as the gates have cleared.
4:02
4:02
Pro Late Model - Practice #2 - Presented by Racecar Engineering

1 11 Brad May 18.275
2 5K Daniel Keene, Jr. 18.411
3 57 Michael Lira 18.491
4 54 Payton Ryan 18.501
5 12 Dan Leeck 18.543
6 36 Sheldon Creed 18.568
7 30 Fredrick Moore 18.58
8 13 Hunter Baize 18.593
9 99 J.J. Haley 18.601
10 81 Andrew Gresel 18.619
11 14 Austin Nason 18.622
12 44 Steve Laking 18.686
13 38 Kirk Hooker 18.692
14 88 Garrett Jones 18.704
15 13 Kevin Terry 18.856
16 4 Dalton Armstrong 19.081
17 2 Tim Sargent 19.264
18 17 Chuck Tuck 19.289
19 94 Donnie Varcoe 19.479
20 96 Erica Thiering 20.913
4:01
Next up will be the second round of Florida Modified practice which is currently rolling onto pit road.
3:59
That will conclude this second round of Pro Late Model practice with Brad May at the top of the charts once again.
3:59
White flag is in the air for this session.
3:59
Erica Thiering has also hit the track in her No. 96 machine as the flagman gives the two-to-go signal.
3:58
JJ Haley now hits the track followed by Hunter Baize.
3:57
May still sits at the top of the charts.
3:57
3:57
It is the number one Outlaw Super Late Model event in the nation! The Kalamazoo Klash XXII will take place on Wednesday, August 13 at the Kalamazoo Speedway in Kalamazoo, MI. Last year, Terry Senneker won the Klash and picked up the $10,000 check. It was the second year in a row, and third Klash win overall in his career. Tyler Roahrig, Phil Bozell and many more will try to take over Senneker’s place on top of the podium in 2014. Click here to make your plans now for this year’s event!
3:57
Brad May, Payton Ryan, Daniel Leeck and Harrison Burton now make up the cars on track.
3:55
Garrett Jones, Harrison Burton and Austin Nason are currently the only cars on track.
3:54
Spencer Davis' will be a challenger both literally and figuratively in the Pro Late Model division this week (Speed51.com photo)
3:53
Brad May and David Rogers have a chat right after May topped the speed charts. (Speed 51.com photo)
3:53
3:53
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3:53
Watching the @speed51dotcom trackside now coverage of the @ARCA_Racing and#SmyrnaWS! Wish I could have made it!
3:53
Remember that we have live Trackside Now coverage also right now from Daytona International Speedway as the ARCA Racing Series machines are gearing up for the next round of drafting practice:

http://www.speed51.com/2014_Stories/ARCA/Trackside_Now_Daytona_2_13.html

3:51
Here is one of the other big Florida Modified guns Tank Tucker. (Speed51.com photo)
3:50
3:50
Anderson Speedway will host the Redbud 300 with a new date in 2014. This year’s Super Late Model ARCA/CRA Super Series event will take place on Saturday, June 14 at the famed quarter-mile high-banked oval in Anderson, Indiana. Last year, Johnny Van Doorn picked up a big win in a star-studded field. Click here for more information.
3:50
JJ Haley, Tim Sargent, Donnie Vancol, Austin Nason, Fredrick Moore and Dalton Armstrong are among the cars on track.
3:49
Spencer Davis will be doing a lot of back and forth this week between three cars. Super and Pro Late Model plus the Tour Modified. (Speed51.com photo)
3:48
Andrew Gresel and Daniel Keene Jr. getting close in the third turn (Speed51.com photo)
3:46
Brad May now to the top of the charts in this Pro Late Model session with an 18.346.
3:45
3:45
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3:45
Michael Lira moves to second on the board with an 18.530 followed by Payton Ryan in third with and 18.540.
3:43
New Englanders Watts and Emmarino have come south for Speedweeks. (Speed51.com photo)
3:43
Lira, Sargent and Chuck Tuck are now among the other cars working around the track during this session.
3:42
Daniel Keene Jr now takes the top spot with an 18.469.
3:41
3:41
The World Crown 300 is one of the prestigious Super Late Model events on the Southern Super Series schedule. Last year, Preston Peltier added his name to a winner’s list of who’s won in stock car racing. Past winners include Dick Trickle, Gary Balough, Darrell Waltrip, Rich Bickle, Ronnie Sanders, Chase Elliott and more. Make your plans now to be a part of the 31st Annual event on Saturday, August 9th. Click here for more information.
3:41
Ronnie Silk at speed (Speed51.com photo)
3:41
Harrison Burton shoots to the top of the charts early on in this session with an 18.582.
3:41
Harrison Burton, Kirk Hooker, Tim Sargent, Steve Laking, Daniel Keene Jr, Fredrick Moore, Hunter Baize and Kevin Terry are also among the cars on track.
3:40
Green flag is in the air and this session of Pro Late Model practice is underway.
3:38
Engines have fired on pit road and JJ Haley will be the first Pro Late Model on track this session.
3:35
Gates have been cleared and we will be back underway momentarily.
3:35
Davis has made his way in and that will end Tour Modified practice. Next up will be the second round of Pro Late Models.
3:30
Davis has made the most laps in this practice and currently has the track to himself.
3:25
3:25
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3:24
JJ Haley waits to go out for Pro Late Model practice. (Speed51.com photo)
3:24
Comment From DECKERS #1 FAN

Ross Kenseth is running #77 what happen to #25?

New opportunity for Ross. Headed back to the Midwest and gathered together a new team for 2014. We'll see him in the #77 all year long.
3:21
Rolling the dice for practice @newsmyrnaspdway...let it roll! #SmyrnaWSpic.twitter.com/IezOPsszM5
3:19
Ronnie Silk, Danny Watts, Ryan Preece, and Spencer Davis are on the track to begin the next round of Tour-Type Modified practice.
3:17
3:17
Super Late Model Practice #2 presented by Racecar Engineering

1 1C Cody Coughlin 17.736
2 07 Jeff Scofield 17.828
3 71 Kyle Benjamin 17.896
4 1 Tyler Dippel 18.189
5 66 Steve Wallace 17.921
6 89 Matt Tifft 17.929
7 8 Dave Garbo, Jr. 17.938
8 15 Joey Miller 17.955
9 77 Ross Kenseth 17.957
10 68 Joey Muccicciaro 17.989
11 20 Anthony Sergi 18.018
12 74 Ryan Moore 18.054
13 11 David Rogers 18.07
14 24 Cameron Hayley 18.106
15 99 Mike Maresca 18.123
16 48 Dwayne Baker 18.204
17 75 Nathan Russell 18.279
18 12 David Green 18.359
19 28 T.J. Duke 18.368
20 00 Denver Foran 18.949
21 112 Steve Weaver 19.293
3:17
Comment From Phil

RIP Bruce Gowland---- Good Luck to the Canadian Racers!!

3:15
Super Late Model practice round #2 is over and we are heading onto the Tour-Type modifieds. Ryan Preece looks like he is heading on out.
3:12
Joey Mucciacciaro (#68) and  Mike Maresca (#99) in practice. (Speed51.com photo)
3:11
3:11
Today's coverage of the 48th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing is presented by North East Race Cars. North East Race Cars & Parts has been helping Modified racers and more win races for years. Northeast’s staff has over 50 years combined knowledge of the racing business. Providing racers on the East Coast with the parts they need through their retail warehouse. Their large stock of inventory allows them to ship the parts you need right away, usually the same day, with the technical support and quality product lines they have used themselves for years. For more information on Northeast Race Cars & Parts, Click here for more information.
3:08
FYI, if you refresh your browser window (F5 on desktops, reload icon on mobile/tablets), you will see the RaceMonitor app with live timing & scoring.
3:03
Tyler Dippel and T.J. Duke are two other drivers making their first laps of the week here in this session.
2:59
Cody Coughlin has jumped to the top of the charts as this practice continues, currently clocking in at a 17.736.
2:59
Cody Coughlin waits to go out as crew work on the car. (Speed51.com photo)
2:57
Jeff Scofield leads this session with a 17.828 followed by Kyle Benjamin and Steven Wallace.
2:54
2:54
It's the same great event but with a new date in 2014. The Battle at Berlin 251 will take place on July 18-19 at Berlin Raceway in Marne, MI. See the best Super Late Model drivers battle it out on the tricky famous oval. Click here for more information.
2:53
Multi-time track champ David Rogers rolls his #11 TM Ranch machine onto the racing surface, as he has competed in this event stretching back into the 1970s.
2:52
David Green, Nathan Russell, and Denver Foran are some other drivers practicing now we did not see earlier in the day. Jeff Scofield moves to the top of the charts early with a 17.865
2:51
Anthony Sergi and Steven Wallace in practice. (Speed51.com photo)
2:51
2:51
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2:49
Super Late Models are heading back on out. Ross Kenseth, who did not practice the first session, leads the field onto the Florida half-mile.
2:49
Comment From Lenny

Is Chad Chastain related to Ross Chastain?

They are brothers.
2:47
First Practice Times - Pro-Trucks presented by Racecar Engineering

1 21 Scottie Reeves 20.558
2 7 Dylan Martin 20.655
3 36 Chad Chastain 20.721
4 27 Richard Cordis 21.324
2:47
Natalie Decker straps in for the next practice session. (Speed51.com photo)
2:40
Pro-Trucks on hand are being given a chance to practice, including the #7 of Dylan Martin, #21 of Scottie Reeves, #27 of Richard Cordis, and #36 of Chad Chastain
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2:29
There is a brief break before we start the cycle over for practice as some teams have to push in their cars from the fourth turn pits.
2:29
First Practice Results - FL/IMCA Modifieds presented by Racecar Engineering

1 66 Jerry Symons 18.811
2 1X Todd Stone 18.856
3 9NH Matt Bosowski 19.326
4 96 Matt Wheeler 19.994
5 4 Tristen Anderson 20.231
6 73 Paul Ellis 22.301
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Jerry Symons is a five-time champion in the Florida Modified division. (Speed51.com photo)
2:25
Stephen Nasse in Super Latr Model practice. (Speed51.com photo)
2:23
Comment From racer83

thank you for the lap times - much appreciated 2800 miles away

2:21
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2:20
Comment From Handsome Chris

do you folks have any background on Dalton Armstrong? Not familiar with the name

Younger brother of NASCAR Nationwide driver Dakoda Armstrong, running for CRA/JEGS Rookie of the Year after a stout stint in USAC Midgets
2:19
Todd Stone currently leads with practice with an 18.918.
2:19
Some teams have not unloaded today. (Speed51.com photo)
2:18
Today is practice day @newsmyrnaspdway for the #SmyrnaWS my #51 is pretty fast. Looking forward to a good week!
2:18
Matt Bosowski, Matt Wheeler, and division stalwart Jerry Symons are also making laps.
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The third night of the 48th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing will be the season opener for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. The future stars of NASCAR will compete in a 150-lap event around New Smyrna’s famous half-mile oval. Tour-type Modifieds will also be in action. For more information, please Click here to visit site
2:17
Todd Stone, Tristen Anderson, Jerry Symons and Paul Ellis are among first the cars on track.
2:13
Looks like ten Florida Modifieds are lined up and ready to roll.
2:11
Comment From Guest

Good Luck to VanDoorn Racing Development and Hunter Baize Racing!

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First Practice Times - Pro Late Models presented by Racecar Engineering

1 11 Brad May 18.217
2 129 Spencer Davis 18.376
3 30 Fredrick Moore 18.393
4 54 Payton Ryan 18.463
5 57 Michael Lira 18.503
6 12 Harrison Burton 18.536
7 88 Garrett Jones 18.598
8 44 Steve Laking 18.599
9 81 Andrew Gresel 18.639
10 13 Hunter Baize 18.648
11 36 Sheldon Creed 18.656
12 13 Kevin Terry 18.666
13 99 J.J. Haley 18.682
14 14 Austin Nason 18.853
15 38 Kirk Hooker 19.002
16 4 Dalton Armstrong 19.175
17 17 Chuck Tuck 19.284
18 2 Tim Sargent 19.397
19 94 Donnie Varcoe 20.115
20 96 Erica Thiering 20.563
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2:09
Spencer Davis, who went to victory lane here in the Pro Late Model division just a few weeks ago, sits second on the charts with an 18.376.
2:09
White flag is displayed on this practice.
2:06
Donnie Varcoe, from St. Sault Marie, Ontario, is here and making laps.
2:03
Comment From Pam

Good luck today SNR and Dalton Armstrong !!

2:03
First practice went well. Minor adjustments and then back at it. #GetYourMoochOn#SmyrnaWS
1:58
Harrison Burton will get some laps in really quick as it is almost time for the Florida Modifieds to practice.
1:56
Comment From S

Shout outs to Bubba Pollard working in the JEGS pit!

1:54
Brad May has been the fastest in this session thus far at a 18.217.
1:54
Hunter Baize (#13) and Payton Ryan (#54) now find themselves contesting the bankings of New Smyrna.
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1:52
Timing and scoring has just kicked in for the day here at New Smyrna, so we are aiming to get you some of that information as the day progresses on.
1:52
Comment From Andrew Thompson

Best of luck to all the Canadians!!

1:52
Ryan Preece hopes to take JRi shocks to victory lane here at New Smyrna. (Speed51.com photo)
1:51
May is a driver that could well compete for the Pro Late Model title after winning three features in 2013. Read 51's feature from earlier this week on his Speedweeks' plans and backstory here:http://www.speed51.com/2014_Stories/Speedweeks/Brad_May_Feature_2_12.html
1:50
Daniel Keene, Andrew Gresel, and Brad May take to the track.
1:48
The north pits are busy with cars as well as Cody Coughlin will run Super Late Models at speedweeks this year. He won a Pro Late Model feature last year. (Speed51.com photo)
1:47
Austin Nason, J.J. Haley, Fredrick Moore, and Garrett Jones are also rolling on out.
1:46
Spencer Davis, Chuck Tuck, Kevin Terry, Michael Lira, Erica Thiering and Sheldon Creed are the first drivers to take to the track.
1:45
Pro Late Models are rolling out now and there are a bunch of them.
1:37
Bertuccio told us that the #21 might be the car they want to bring to Daytona for Tuesday's UNOH Battle at the Beach, so they are shaking it down here.
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1:36
Tour-Type practice has concluded and we are moving on to Pro Late Models
1:36
A second machine has come out to practice and we believe it is a second J.R. Bertuccio entry as the #21 is not on the entry list.
1:34
There are three Tour Mods in tech now. Andy Seuss, Tommy Barrett, and Spencer Davis.
1:33
It's a little windy here at New Smyrna Speedway today with winds around 24 mph. It is 57 degrees and mostly cloudy.
1:29
Bertuccio has made a few runs and pulls back to his trailer, leaving the track silent.
1:27
Matt Hirschman tells us that he won't make this practice round, but they will be out later. (Speed51.com photo)
1:26
Bertuccio has been cleared to roll out onto the oval and Tour-Type practice has begun.
1:26
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The UNOH Battle At The Beach returns on Tuesday, February 18 as drivers from the NASCAR K&N Pro Series and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tours battle for national bragging rights on a 0.4-mile short track oval on Daytona’s backstretch. Click here for more information.
1:24
Tour-Type Modifieds are up next. J.R. Bertuccio is the only car we see lined up for now.
1:22
Ross Kenseth gets ready to lead the parade across the track to the top pits. He did not practice this round as he was on the scales for the first practice. (Speed51.com photo)
1:20
White flag is out on this first Super Late Model practice session
1:20
Robert Deal has two Florida Modifieds here today. (Speed51.com photo)
1:18
Eagle River, Wisconsin's Natalie Decker is now practicing.
1:17
Former K&N Series champion Kelly Moore watches his son Ryan make laps in practice. They won the Super Late Model title here last year at the World Series. (Speed51.com photo)
1:16
The track is now mostly quiet after a score of drivers shook down their cars for the first time. Only a handful - Baker, Davis, and Garbo - seem to be making long runs for now.
1:14
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1:14
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1:13
Chuck Hossfeld gets in his NASCAR Modified to go to tech. (Speed51.com photo)
1:12
Spencer Davis, Dwayne Baker, and Cameron Hayley find their way out onto the raceway now.
1:11
Stephen Nasse, Anthony Sergi, Brandon Beck and Mike Maresca take to the track for the the first time.
1:11
Jeff Scofield, David Garbo Jr., and Daniel Keene Jr. are a few additions to the Super Late Model roster here this afternoon.
1:09
Steven Wallace at speed. (Speed51.com photo)
1:09
Tyler Dippel takes to the track as caution comes out for Steve Weaver spins in the apron of turn two.
1:08
Count Jake Griffin, Dave Garbo and Joey Miller as drivers on the track as well.
1:07
The first drivers on the track include Steve Wallace, Ryan Moore, Kyle Benjamin, Steve Weaver, Harrison Burton, and Matt Tifft
1:06
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1:06
Practice has now begun for Super Late Models. We are underway with Speedweeks!
1:03
The tech line has been busy all morning in preparation for practice. (Speed51.com photo)
1:01
K&N drivers Cameron Hayley (#24) and Dave Garbo Jr. (#8) are running late models to get laps before Sunday's K&N race here at New Smyrna. (Speed51.com photo)
12:59
Super Late Model driver Tyler Dippel impressed several last month at the Pete Orr race with a strong run. Dippel broke a bone in his wrist that night and says it's not too bad and is healing well.
12:56
We are about to fire off with practice for Super Late Models. (Speed51.com photo)
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12:54
Welcome to Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage presented by Northeast Race Cars and Parts of today’s World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing practice day from New Smyrna Speedway.  We will have rotating practice until 7:00 pm ET.
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