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Single-day tickets on sale now for 2015 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Marco Andretti had tough luck on the lap 82 restart, but Marco took the high road blaming himself for being in back. (photo Rodney Meyering / RSEN)

  PETERSBURG, FLA. – Single-day tickets for the 2015 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, taking place March 27-29, are now on sale and can be purchased online at gpstpete.com or by phone at 877-725-8849.   For a fifth consecutive year, the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will serve as the season-opening race for the […]

Champions Crowned after 9 Nights of Racing at New Smyrna

Zane Smith (77) and Spencer Davis (129) (photo by Rodney Meyering / RSEN)

    Daniel Keene Jr. led the field to green after an invert of 8, putting fast time setter, Anthony Sergi to start 8th.  Outside polesitter Drew Brannon gets the early lead as Keene slides to third, Burton moving to second.  The field is single file, back to 7th, where 10th place starter Christopher Bell […]

Eddie MacDonald has a Victory – e-i-e-i-o

Eddie MacDonald takes the 2015 ACT at New Smyrna Speedway ahead of Wayne Helliwell.  (Rodney Meyering / RSEN photo)

  Night number six of this year’s World Series would see the American Canadian Tour run their third and final race of Speedweeks.  The race was supposed to take place Tuesday night, but a complete washout would postpone the event till Wednesday, night six.  Eddie MacDonald won both previous 100 lap events, Sunday’s race being run […]

Austin of the Hill on Night 3

VICTORY LANE - AUSTIN HILL  (photo Rodney Meyering / RSEN)

    New Smyrna Beach, Fla. — The headline event at New Smyrna Speedway on night three of this year’s World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing was NASCAR’s K and N East Series opener.  The full bodied stock cars would compete for 150 laps around this historic half mile racetrack. Georgia native Austin Hill set fast […]

49th World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing Begins

Harrison Burton gets big hugs from Mom and Dad (photo Rodney Meyering / RSEN)

Harrison Burton, son of NASCAR star Jeff Burton, gets the victory and a big hug from Mom Kim in New Smyrna…. photos and story by Rodney Meyering

Sean Dodenhoff with Top 25 Finish for 2014

SEAN DODENHOFF (EAST HILLS RACING PHOTO)

Rocket Sports & Entertainment Network and Lightning Medical congratulates Sean Dodenhoff on his top 25 finish in 2014! see the full Downforce Designs Midget Power Rankings Top 50 Final 2014 Standings….

It’s all Good Inheritance at New Smyrna

Bobby Good (27) edging out Daniel Keene Jr. Good would get the win after DaltonSargent and William Byron were DQ'd (photo Rodney Meyering)

BOOBY GOOD TAKES THE 15TH ANNUAL PETE ORR MEMORIAL TROPHY… MORE GREAT PHOTOS BY RODNEY MEYERING

Bubba is the Best

Bobby Good (27) along side Daniel Keene Jr. (photo Rodney Meyering / RSEN)

  New Smyrna Beach, Fla. — The 2015 racing season kicked off Saturday night at New Smyrna Speedway with the Red Eye 100. Georgia’s Bubba Pollard became just the second non Florida resident to ever win the race.  Bubba has won a bunch of races in the last few years, but he has never won […]

Cope Cops Cup

Travis Cope wins the 2014 Governor's Cup at New Smyrna Speedway (RODNEY MEYERING RSEN)

  New Smyrna Speedway-New Smyrna, Florida  with Bob Meyering Rocket Sports & Eentertainment  readers know all about Travis Cope. Seems he has made our headlines often with Travis starting the season two for two at New Smyrna Speedway in 2014.  And today Cope finished his year in Victory Lane at the famed half mile racetrack just west of New […]

SUPERBOATS in Clearwater

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  CLEARWATER, FLA. — Superboat International made its annual stop off the beautiful white sand beaches of Clearwater, Florida for the 6th annual Superboat National Championship . Clearwater has long been a favorite stop for the race teams that compete regularly on the Superboat Championship circuit for it’s normally calm waters, and southern hospitality that the […]