Instead of hunting Easter eggs, NASCAR Cup Series competitor hunted for a victory with the SMART Modified Tour at South Boston Speedway Saturday. The JTG Daugherty Racing driver took full advantage of his off weekend, scoring the win in the 99-lap event.
NASCAR Cup Series competitor Ryan Preece will be climbing back into a Modified this weekend, competing with the SMART Modified Tour at South Boston Speedway on Saturday. South Boston Speedway announced Berlin, CT’s Ryan Preece’s entry into the event on social media on Wednesday evening.
TIMMONSVILLE, SC (March 20) – 16-year-old Caleb Heady held off a late-race charge by NASCAR Hall Of Famer, Bobby Labonte, to score his first career SMART Modified win Saturday afternoon at Florence Motor Speedway.
Modified veteran Matt Hirschman made a rare trip down South on Sunday afternoon for an early-season test against the seasoned veterans of the SMART Modified Tour at Caraway Speedway. The day proved to be flawless for Hirschman, who posted the fastest lap in qualifying, led the most laps and passed Burt Myers for the win coming to the checkered flag after giving up the lead for fresh tires with 30 laps remaining.
After returning for four events in 2020, the SMART Modified Tour is preparing for a full season of racing in 2021. A 10-race schedule will see some of the top Modified racers in the southeast compete in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia throughout the year.
TIMMONSVILLE, SC (October 17) – Former NASCAR Truck Series winner Joey Coulter made his Modified debut Saturday night at Florence Motor Speedway setting a new track record and taking the Southern Modified Auto Racing Teams (SMART) win in the Smart Chevrolet 99.