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Harrison Closes Out With World Series Title

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. -- Harrison Burton has won plenty of races at New Smyrna Speedway. Saturday night, the 16-year-old from Huntersville, North Carolina, captured the ultimate prize.

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Hirschman Captures Richie Evans 100 Win

Kyle Souza, Special to

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – Matt Hirschman used a late race move to score the win in Friday’s Richie Evans Memorial 100 for the Tour-Type Modifieds at New Smyrna Speedway.  

Hirschman took the point from race leader Ron Silk on the final restart with just 12 laps to go, but it wasn’t over from there. Silk charged back to the bumper and chased Hirschman’s No. 60 all the way around to the checkered flag.

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Preece Scores Blewett Memorial 76 Victory

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. -- Ryan Preece has won his share of tour-type Modified race at New Smyrna Speedway.

He added the John Blewett III Memorial 76 to trophy case Thursday night as racing resumed in the 51st World Series of Asphalt Racing. The Berlin, Connecticut, driver held off Matt Hirschman in the closing laps of the extra-distance event on the high-banked half-mile to continue his quest for a third straight World Series crown.

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Burton Makes It Two For Two

Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. –  Harrison Burton made it two in a row at New Smyrna Speedway, but not the way he planned.

The 16-year-old was awarded the victory after Ty Majeki was disqualified during the post-race inspection after his fuel cell was found gutted.

The Huntersville, North Carolina, driver started the 75-lap race on the pole, but lost the lead to Stephen Nasse early in the race. 

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Burton Pulls Away For New Smyrna Victory

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. -- Harrison Burton wasn't going to be denied twice in a row.

The 16-year-old from Huntersville, North Carolina, led every lap en route to the Super Late Model Victory Monday in the 35-lap feature at New Smyrna Speedway. It was his first victory of the week at the 51st World Series of Asphalt Racing and comes on the heels of finishing second in last Friday's opening race.

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Langley To Host Touring & Weekly In 2017

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Bill Mullis made the big news announcement Friday: He had purchased Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia, and the historic track will re-open in 2017 to racing.

Sunday afternoon, Mullis continued the good news for racers and race fans. He announced the .4-mile oval will host the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and newly unified NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour this season. In addition, the track will return to the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series with its weekly racing program.

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Davis Rolls To Opening Night Victory

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. -- Luck of the draw went Spencer Davis' way Friday night, and he parlayed it into an opening round victory at New Smyrna Speedway.

The 18-year-old NASCAR Next driver from Dawsonville, Georgia, started second and led every lap en route to the win in the 35-lap Super Late Model feature on the first night of the 51st World Series of Asphalt Racing. The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series race went caution free, allowing Davis to outrun a late charge from runner-up Harrison Burton by .651 seconds.

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FansChoice To Stream World Series of Asphalt Racing

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway is the “World Center of Racing,” and for the next two weeks, fans form around the world will turn their attention to north Florida as the 2017 racing season goes full throttle.

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Solomito Scores Second Title at Riverhead

Adam Fenwick, Special to

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Shawn Solomito helped a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour legend complete his bucket list in 2016 at New York’s Riverhead Raceway.

Solomito, who turns 28 this week, captured his second track championship at Riverhead in the modified division and in doing so helped 1994 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Wayne Anderson claim his first Riverhead track championship as a car owner at the quarter-mile speedplant.

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Pulliam Saves Tires For IceBreaker Win

Hunter Thomas,

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Lee Pulliam passed Brian Vause in the closing laps to win the 2nd Annual IceBreaker at Myrtle Beach Speedway on Saturday afternoon.

Pulliam, who had been fast all weekend, kicked off the afternoon by sitting on the pole for the 125-lap race. Once the green flag dropped, Chad McCumbee, who started second, took the lead away from Pulliam. Early on, Pulliam began to save his tires, and as a result, he fell outside of the top-five.

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