WORLD SERIES: Benjamin Claims New Smyrna Finale

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February 23, 2014 — Bruce Nuttleman/Speed51.com photo — NEW SMYRNA, Fla. — Young stars were out in full force all week at New Smyrna Speedway, and Saturday night’s finale was no different. But it was the NASCAR veteran who walked away with the grand prize. Sixteen-year-old Kyle Benjamin ran away with the Bruce Gowland Memorial 100 Super Late Model race. It was …

NWAAS: Cope Makes It Two Straight At New Smyrna

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January 18, 2014 — By Jason Christley, NASCAR — Speed51.com photo — NEW SMYRNA, Fla. — Travis Cope insists he doesn’t have New Smyrna Speedway figured out. The results indicate otherwise. Cope led the final 92 laps in a dominating performance Saturday night en route to winning the 12th Annual Pete Orr Memorial/Orange Blossom 100. It’s his third straight NASCAR Whelen All-American …

NWAAS: Cope Opens 2014 With New Smyrna Red-Eye Win

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January 5, 2014 — Cover photo and story courtesy of Jason Christley, NASCAR — NEW SMYRNA, Fla. — The only thing that gave Travis Cope trouble Saturday night was the post-race burnout. The 25-year from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., backed it into the inside wall while attempting to smoke the tires in celebration. But he was still all smiles as they pushed his …