2015 New Smyrna Speedway Newsroom

Ty Majeski Wins 50th Annual Governor's Cup 200
​11-16-2015 - New Smyrna Speedway Staff

Wisconsin's Ty Majeski took the victory in the 50th Annual Florida Governor's Cup 200 on Sunday afternoon. Majeski came from the 28th starting spot to the front of the field in a thrilling event at the fast half-mile oval. .
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Thomas Officially Named NWAAS Division III Natl Champ
9-24-15 - From New Smyrna Staff

New Smyrna Speedway Sportsman driver Patrick Thomas of Oviedo has been officially crowned the NASCAR Division III National Champion.

In 15 starts, Thomas took 11 wins along with 14 top five finishes. NASCAR counts only the best 14 races of your season, which left Thomas with no room for error in his quest for the title.

Cope Goes Wire-to-Wire to Win Bright House Challenge Series 100
6-2-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

Week number 12 of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Racing Series at New Smyrna Speedway saw an excellent crowd, awesome late May weather, and some of the best and most interesting racing of the season. The night featured a 100-lap Bright House Challenge Series Super Late Model feature that saw Travis Cope lead wire-to-wire for the win. 


In Memoriam...Joe Harris
5-28-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

The Hart Family, Management and Staff at New Smyrna Speedway, our heartfelt condolences go to the family of Joe Harris.  Joe was an integral part of the history of the track. He was a true race and will be truly missed and fondly remembered.  Visitation is Friday, May 29th 6-8pm & Funeral on Saturday, May 30th at 10am at Collison Family Funeral Home - Howell Branch Chapel.  

Bright House Challenge Returns This Saturday Night
5-27-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

IThe Super Late Models run their first event here for the 2015
Bright House Challenge Series and will be joined by the popular Sportsman
division, the Modifieds and the Bombers who run a pair of features to make upfrom last weeks rained out event.  It will also be "Harley Davidson Night at
the Races."


New Smryna Speedway is Looking for Race Officials
5-26-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

New Smyrna Speedway currently has openings for race officials for the 2015 season.  Qualified candidates must have experience and be prepared to provide names and phone numbers of tracks for references.  Please contact Kim Brown at 386-547-2879 for more information.

New Smyrna Speedway is part of the NASCAR Home Tracks program.

Brad May & Justin Reynolds Get Checkers at New Smyrna
5-24-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

Brad May won another Pro Late Model feature while Justin Reynolds took the Super Stock win this past Saturday night.  The Bombers and Mini Stock features were rained out.  Bombers will have a double feature on Saturday, May 30th and the Mini Stocks will have a double feature on Saturday, June 6th. CLICK HERE for full recap.

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Thomas, Tucker, Barrington Win at New Smyrna Speedway
5-17-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

It was Fan Appreciation Night this past Saturday at New Smyrna Speedway.  
Patrick Thomas got a big win in the Sportsman 50.  Tank Tucker picked up another win in the Modifieds and William Barrington was the feature winner in the Bomber division.


Lira, Vulpius, Reynolds & Barrington Win on Saturday
5-9-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

Mother's Day weekend was special last Saturday night at New Smyrna Speedway.  All moms got free admission.  Michael Lira won in the Pro Late Models with Ted Vulpius winning in the Mini Stocks. Justin Reynolds took the checkers in the Super Stocks and William Barrington wins again in the Bombers.


Sergi, Tucker, Thomas & Barrington Go To Victory Lane
5-4-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

The Super Late Models were back in action his past Saturday night at New Smyrna Speedway.  Anthony Sergi gets another win while Tank Tucker won in the Modifieds.  Patrick Thomas was victorious in the Sportsman and William Barrington won in the Bombers.

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May, Bruns, Thomas, and Sutorus Go to Victory Lane
4-20-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

Another Saturday night of great racing action is in the books at New Smyrna Speedway.  Brad May won the Super Late Model feature with Alan Bruns grabbing the checkered flag in the Modifieds.  Patrick Thomas was the big winner in the Sportsman division and Shane Sutorus took home the trophy in the Bomber division.

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New Smyrna Speedway Recap From Last Saturday Night
4-8-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

Week number four of the NASCAR Whelen All American Series racing action at New Smyrna Speedway saw track officials go into "hurry up mode" as rain was approaching from the north. But all racing was completed with only a light drizzle during the last race of the night as the expected precipitation actually dissipated before it ever reached the New Smyrna area. 

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Lira, Symons, Thomas & Sutorus Go to Victory Lane
4-6-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

Fans and competitors enjoyed the holiday weekend this past Saturday night at New Smyrna Speedway.  Kids enjoyed an Easter Egg hunt sponsored by Central Florida Raceway Mininistries. Michael Lira, Jerry Symons, Patrick Thomas, and Shane Sutorus went to victory lane.  


Easter Egg Hunt & Modified Bonus This Saturday Night
3-31-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

The Pro Late Models, Sportsman, Modifieds, and Bombers will be in action this Saturday night.  It will be a great night for the entire family as there will be an Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Central Florida Raceway Ministries.  Plus, Jacalone Enterprises Auto Sales has put up a $100 bonus for the hard charger in the Modified division.  Click Here For More

Saturday Night's Schedule - Click Here

Sergi, Reynolds, Vulpius, and Hindman Win on Sat Night
3-29-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

Super Late Models returned to action past Saturday night with Anthony Sergi holding off Wayne Anderson and David Rogers to get the win.  Justin Reynolds won in the Super Stocks while Ted Vulpius won in the Mini Stocks.  William Hindman was the winner in the Bombers.

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Super Late Models Back in Action this Saturday Night
3-26-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

Although some chilly World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing-type weather is on tap for Saturday night, expect plenty of red-hot racing for week number three of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Racing Series at New Smyrna Speedway.  The Super Late Models will be in action for 50 laps and $1200 to win along with the Super Stocks, Sunshine Seamless Gutters Mini Stocks and the Bombers. CLICK HERE FOR MORE

Big Events Coming Up at New Smyrna Speedway
3-23-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

The next two Saturday nights will have excitement on the track and fun for the kids at New Smyna Speedway.  On Saturday, March 28th, the Super Late Models will be back for a 50-lap main event.  Then on Saturday, April 4th, it will be a full racing program with an Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Central Florida Raceway Ministries for the kids.  

2015 Season Schedule - CLICK HERE

Black, Symons, Gorham Jr., and Skinner Win on Sat Night
3-23-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

Four divisions were in action this past Saturday night at New Smyrna Speedway.  Ray Black Jr. won in the Pro Late Models while Jerry Symons picked up the victory in the Modifieds.  George Gorham Jr. won the Sportsman feature while James Skinner grabbed the checkered flag in the Bomber division. CLICK HERE


Seay, Vulpius, Clouser, Reynolds, Moxley, & Railing Win
3-14-15 -  From Speed51.com

The first night of NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly action got underway on Saturday night.  Michael Seay took the Sportsman victory with Ted Vulpius winning in the Mini Stocks. Ricky Moxley won in the Modifieds with Wes Railing in the Bombers. Rich Clouser took the checkers in the Pro Late Models and Justin Reynolds won in the Super Stocks.

Saturday Night Full Results - Click Here

Speedway Announces New Purses for Two Divisions
3-11-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

New Smyrna Speedway officials have announced a new purse for the Modified division and has introduced for the Bomber division (former Strictly Stocks).  A Modified feature win will now pay $500 with the Bomber feature winner receiving $125. 

2015 Weekly Purses - Click Here

New Tire for Modifieds, Super Stocks & Sportsman
2-24-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

Effective at the beginning of the 2015 season, the Modifieds, Super Stocks and Sportsman divisions will run the Hoosier R 750 tire.  Teams in these three divisions will be allowed to use their existing tires for the first two races only. Starting the third week, the Hoosier R 750 tire will be the only tired allowed for these three divisions. 

Season Opener is Saturday, March 14th

Bell Wins one for KBM Boss, Smith is World Series Champ
2-23-15 -  From Speed51.com

The Kyle Busch Motorsports team was definitely on a mission Saturday night after patriarch Kyle Busch was injured in a NASCAR Xfinity Series wreck at Daytona International Speedway earlier in the day.  Christopher Bell, who continues his transition from the open wheel ranks to a Super Late Model in 2015, was up for the challenge at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).

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Thomas Inherits New Smyrna WS PLM Victory
2-22-15 -  From Speed51.com

Oklahoma’s Tyler Thomas and the Tim Russell Driver Development group have shown glimmers of excellence in his foray into asphalt racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL), but victory had escaped him in the 49th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing leading up to the final night of action. 

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Bell, Thomas, Moff and Morris Win on WS Final Night
2-21-15 -  From Speed51.com

Christopher Bell wins the Bruce Gowland Memorial 100 while Tyler Thomas wins the Pro Late Model feature.  Doug Moff made it three in a row in the Florida/IMCA Modifieds and Brandon Morris wins the Sportsman 50 on the final night of the 49th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.

Saturday Night Full Results - Click Here

Preece Wins Richie Evans Memorial on WS Night Eight
2-20-15 -  From Speed51.com

Ryan Preece won the Richie Evans Memorial 100 and won the 2015 World Series Tour Type Modified championship. Harrison Burton wins his second Super Late Model feature. Austin Nason captured his first Pro Late Model feature and Doug Moff gets his second Florida/IMCA Modified win.

Friday Night Results - Click Here

Garbo, Armstrong, Preece, and Moff Win on Thursday WS
2-19-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

David Garbo Jr. wins his first Super Late Model feature on night seven at the 49th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing. Dalton Armstrong wins the PPG 100 for the Pro Late Models. Ryan Preece wins his third Tour Type Modified feature and Doug Moff wins the Florida/IMCA Modified feature.

Thursday Night Results - Click Here

Wallace Family Celebrate at New Smyrna WS
2-18-15 -  From Speed51.com

Steve Wallace and Zane Smith each won a Super Late Model feature. Dalton Armstrong and Matt Wallace won the Pro Late Model Features on night six at the 49th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.  Eric Goodale won the John Blewett III Memorial 76 for Tour Type Modifieds and Alan Bruns won the Florida/IMCA Modifieds.  

Wednesday's Results - Click Here

World Series Tuesday Rained Out, Double Up Wednesday
2-17-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

Mother Nature forced officials to cancel Tuesday's events at New Smyrna Speedway.  Those events scheduled for tonight will now run on Wednesday night featuring: ACT Tour 100, Two Super Late Model 35-lap Features, Two Pro Late Model 35-lap Features, John Blewett III Memorial Tour Type Modified 76, and Florida/IMCA Modified 75. Admission: $40 Adults, 11 and Under Free.

Wednesday's Updated Schedule - Click Here

MacDonald, Preece, and Eddy Win on World Series Monday
2-16-15 -  From Speed51.com

Eddie MacDonald makes it two in a row in the ACT Tour after winning another 100-lap feature on Monday night. Ryan Preece also won his second straight Tour Type Modified feature while Travis Eddy gets his first World Series win in the Florida/IMCA Modified division.

Monday Night Full Results - Click Here

Hill & MacDonald Take Big Wins on WS Night Three
2-15-15 -  From Speed51.com

Hill Keeps Climbing with K&N East Win at New Smyrna - Click Here
MacDonald Checks Another One Off the List at New Smyrna - Click Here
Sunday Night Full Results - Click Here
2015 World Series of Asphalt Racing Results - Click Here

Majeski, Preece, Davis, Burns, Ray, & Yoakam Win on Sat
2-14-15 -  From Speed51.com

Majeski Trip Meeting Expectations with WS Night #2 Win - Click Here
Davis Gets PLM Redemption on World Series Night 2 - Click Here
He's Lovin It: Fast Car & Cheeseburgers Help Preece Rebound - Click Here
Saturday Night Full Results - Click Here

Burton, Bonsignore, Scott, Moore, & Burns Get WS Wins
2-13-15 -  From Speed51.com

Burton Outlasts Shafer in SLM Opener at New Smyrna WS - Click Here
Bonsignore Inherits World Series Mod Win after Preece DQ - Click Here
Scott Awarded PLM Win Following DQ, Moore Wins FL Mods - Click Here
Friday Night Full Results - Click Here

Jared Irvan Taking Next Steps to Follow Dad's Footsteps
2-12-15 -  From Speed51.com

Many second generation drivers have tried to follow in the footsteps of their NASCAR dads over the past couple years.  Almost all have gone through the K&N Pro Series East. Drivers like Corey LaJoie, Brandon McReynolds, and of course the defending NASCAR XFinity Series champion Chase Elliott have gone through the East Series. 
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Abreu More Comfortable on Pavement Heading into WS
2-9-15 -  From Speed51.com

Change isn’t always easy, but with a strong group of people supporting you a transition can be made a lot easier.  That is what 2015 Chili Bowl Nationals winner Rico Abreu is finding out quickly as he makes the transition from racing winged Sprint Cars on dirt to full-fendered race cars on asphalt. 

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Early Parking Information For World Series
2-6-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

We understand that some hotels and condos will not allow trailers. Trailers can be staged in our front parking lot until Wednesday, Feb 11 at 3pm. We will do early parking on Wednesday from 3pm until 8pm.  No one will be allowed to park in the pits until 3pm Wednesday.  Teams that are testing Tuesday and Wednesday cannot leave their trailers in the infield and leave the property. Thanks!

Wallace Believes Hard Work Will Pay off at World Series
2-5-15 -  From Speed51.com

It takes a lot of hard work and some luck to be the person standing atop the Super Late Model point standings at the end of the World Series of Asphalt Speedway Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).  It’s even harder to do it two years in a row.  But last year’s champion Steven Wallace firmly believes he can do it anyway.

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Smyrna WS to Air Live on FansChoice.TV Powered by 51
2-2-15 -  From Speed51.com

New Smyrna Speedway has long been on the “must see” list for short-track race aficionados. This year, a unique partnership between NASCAR, FansChoice.tv and Speed51.com will allow fans across the globe – and in the stands at the venerable .48-mile high-banked oval – to witness the action as never before.

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Majeski Marveling at Chance to Race Seven Nights
1-29-15 -  From Speed51.com

Seven races in nine nights is just about every race car driver’s dream.  It’s something that Midwest Super Late Model driver Ty Majeski has never experienced before, but it will finally happen for him when he makes the trip south to Florida for the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway.

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ACT Announces Full Roster for World Series at NS
1-28-15 -  From Speed51.com

2014 American Canadian Tour (ACT) Champions Alex Labbe, (21 years old), of St-Albert, Quebec and Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. (Pole), (25 years old), from Hudson, New Hampshire, have both been celebrated by their peers for their championship runs last season. They now lead twenty-nine (29) teams from eight (8) different states and the province of Quebec to the New Smyrna Speedway World Series of Asphalt Racing on Sunday-Tues, February 15-17, 2014. 

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PPG Architectural Coatings Named Presenting PLM Sponsor for World Series
1-26-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

The officials at New Smyrna Speedway in Florida announced this week that PPG Architectural Coatings will be the title sponsor for the Pro Late Models Races at the World Series of Asphalt. The Pro Late models will run a seven race series titled, “PPG Architectural Coatings Racing Series.”


A "Good" Ending, Two DQ's in Pete Orr Memorial
1-26-15 -  From Speed51.com

It only seemed fitting that the final Pete Orr Memorial went to someone who had ties to the man himself. Orr was a standout Late Model driver who battled cancer until his death in 2002. For 14 years the Super Late Model community would gather and race in his honor. 2015 was the final running of the event, as recently announced by the family.


World Series Entries to Date & SLM/PLM Rules Update
1-20-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

Entries are starting to roll in for the 49th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing which starts on Friday, February 13th.  Also, Super Late Model and Pro Late Model Teams, please CLICK HERE for important rule updates for this year's event.

CLICK HERE for Entry Lists (As of 1/20/15)

Chili Bowl Champ at New Smyrna This Saturday
1-20-15 -  From Speed51.com

2015 Chili Bowl winner Rico Abreu will make his first start in a Super Late Model this Saturday night in the Pete Orr Memorial.  Racing gets underway at 7:30pm.  It was also announced that Abreu would make his first start in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season opener at New Smyrna Speedway on Sunday, February 15th.  

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ACT Announces a Third Race at 2015 World Series
1-15-15 -  From Speed51.com

Robert Hart, Promoter and Owner of the New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) and Tom Curley, President of the American Canadian Tour (ACT) made a surprise announcement today by scheduling a third event for the ACT Late Model teams. The popular New England and Quebec based touring group have added a Sunday night, February 15, 2015 date to their trip to the Florida track. The American Racer Challenge Cup will take place on Monday and Tuesday, February 16-17, 2015. click here for more

Mini-Stocks Part of 2015 World Series on 2/14
1-15-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

The Mini-Stock 75 that was originally scheduled on Saturday night during the Governor's Cup Weekend this past November, has been re-scheduled for Saturday, February 14th as part of the 2015 World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.

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TBARA Sprints Canceled for 2015 Speedweeks 
1-14-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the TBARA Winged Sprints will not be a part of the 2015 World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing on Sunday, February 15th and Monday, February 16th.  Please stay tuned for announcements regarding those two nights of racing.  

CLICK HERE for a schedule, Rules, and more about this year’s event.

World Series Entry Form Now Available
1-7-15 -  From New Smyrna Speedway

The official entry form for the 49th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing is now available. This year's event will take place from February 13-21st. The entry form is for the following divisions: Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, Florida Modifieds, Tour-Type Modifieds, Pro Trucks, Sportsman and Mini Stocks.
CLICK HERE to download the entry form

Bubba Pollard Opens Season With Red Eye 100 Victory
1-5-15 -  From Speed51.com

Bubba Pollard came into this weekend determined to get his 2015 season started on the winning side by entering his Red Eye 100 at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.  He made a statement on Saturday night by becoming the second non-Florida resident to win the season opening event in its 21st year.
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