KBM’s Sammy Smith takes night 1 of World Series of Asphalt

The World Series of Asphalt kicked off on Friday night at the New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida with a 35-lap feature event for the Super Late Model division in the first of what is scheduled to be nine nights of racing action taking place on the track located within minutes of the Daytona International Speedway. At the end of the night it was Sammy Smith who came away with the victory after grabbing the lead on an early race restart then driving on to dominate the main event. This is the first season in which the 15-year-old…

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RCR’s Ryan Gifford loving life both on the track and off

Ryan Gifford’s racing past goes all the way back into his childhood when he began competing in go-karts. But the native of Winchester, Tenn. really began to fall in love with the sport as a 15-year-old when he first steered a Dirt Late Model onto the track at Winchester Speedway. Since then, his life has very much revolved around the sport that he has not only grown to love but has made into his livelihood. On Sunday afternoon the 30-year-old racer found himself in one of his favorite environments as he wheeled a Late Model around the Cherokee Speedway in…

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Stephen Nasse Poised for Snowball Derby Breakthrough

Every pavement Super Late Model racer has aspirations of winning one of the sport’s crown jewel events. Among those most coveted of races, and likely at the top of the list for most drivers and teams, is the Snowball Derby. That event is held each December at Five Flags Speedway in what many consider the ‘Super Bowl of Short Track Racing’. Now, the time has come for teams to make their yearly trek to Pensacola, Florida for the 52nd annual version of that storied short track race. Stephen Nasse is one of those drivers whose efforts have been pointing toward…

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Josh Brock winning the most important battles

The 2019 season has proven to be a very solid campaign for Josh Brock and his team. While the Corbin, Kentucky native was already known within the ranks of Super Late Model racing on pavement, he has become increasingly more familiar to racing enthusiasts after scoring major wins in the North-South Challenge, a race accompanied by the ARCA Menard’s Series at the Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville back in May, and the Summit City 100 at Indiana’s Baer Field Speedway in July. Both of those triumphs came in events sanctioned by the ARCA/CRA Super Series. Brock’s results from throughout the season…

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Live Updates: WoO Late Models at The Dirt Track(11-9-19)

InsideCircleTrack.com in conjunction with InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series sanctioned Can-Am World Finals event at The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Saturday evening, November 9, 2019. The updates will be provided by Richard Allen(@RichardAllenIDR on Twitter and @RichardAllenIDR on Instagram). These updates are brought to you by Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn. The 2019 season has concluded at SMS but schedule information for next year will be released in the coming weeks. Classes in action: World of Outlaws Late Model Series for $12,000-to-win(50 laps) as well as Super…

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Live Updates: WoO Late Models at The Dirt Track(11-8-19)

InsideCircleTrack.com in conjunction with InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series sanctioned Can-Am World Finals event at The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday evening, November 8, 2019. The updates will be provided by Richard Allen(@RichardAllenIDR on Twitter and @RichardAllenIDR on Instagram). These updates are brought to you by Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn. The 2019 season has concluded at SMS but schedule information for next year will be released in the coming weeks. Classes in action: World of Outlaws Late Model Series for $12,000-to-win(50 laps) as well as Super…

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Ty Majeski pleased with 2019 season ahead of NGOTS debut

Ty Majeski will be making his NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series debut this weekend at ISM Raceway in Phoenix. And with all the success this racer has enjoyed, it would be very difficult to argue that the 25-year-old hasn’t earned the opportunity placed before him. The Seymour, Wis. native is in the midst of a great racing season that has seen him score major victories on the ARCA Menards Series as well as in Asphalt Late Model competition. Majeski will drive the No. 44 Chevrolet for Niece Motorsports in Phoenix as a teammate to NGOTS championship contender Ross Chastain. Majeski…

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Bubba Pollard claims Pro Late Model 100 in Nashville

The Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville hosted the Big Machine Vodka 100 race for the Pro Late Model division as part of its All-American 400 event on Sunday afternoon. After all was said and done, it was Asphalt Late Model star Bubba Pollard who would leave the state capital of Tennessee with a winner’s check valued at $6,500. Jackson Boone started the race from the pole after he turned a lap in 18.905 seconds around the .596-mile paved oval on Saturday night. That effort placed him ahead of Michael House, Bubba Pollard, Davey Coble, Jake Garcia, Michael Bolden, Dylan Fetcho, Daniel…

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Mason Mingus emerges from wild race as All-American 400 winner

Super Late Model competitors from all over the country descended upon the Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville, Tenn. for one of the crown jewel short track races for pavement-based cars. The 35th annual running of the All-American 400 played out on the historic track’s worn surface during a cool afternoon and early evening on Sunday. Mason Mingus would eventually come away from “Music City” with a guitar trophy and a $22,000 payday. Cole Butcher earned the pole position for the main event by turning a lap in 18.101 seconds around the .596 mile speedway. That effort beat out Derek Thorne, Casey…

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Stephen Nasse Hopes Winchester 400 Victory Will Lead to More Crown Jewels

Sometimes you can just see that something big is about to happen. That very well could have been the case for those who follow Super Late Model racing on pavement leading into the 48th annual Winchester 400 held at the historic Winchester Speedway this past Sunday. For those paying attention, many signs leading into that race pointed to all the pieces falling into place for Pinellas Park, Florida native Stephen Nasse taking the checkered flag on the venerable old track located in the eastern half of Indiana and known for its worn surface and steep banking. After all, the 24-year-old…

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