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Clyde Hart Memorial Storylines To Watch

The first race of ASA STARS 2024 Season is one week away! Here are some stories to watch unfold for the Clyde Hart Memorial at New Smyrna Speedway on Tuesday, February 13th.

  • 45 Drivers have filed entries for the event looking to qualify or race their way into the 28 car starting field Tuesday Night.

  • One of those 45 drivers is the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Chase Elliott. He will look to find success that his Hendrick Motorsports teammate William Byron had found in the Clyde Hart Memorial.

  • Record breaking Clyde Hart Memorial purse paying $15,000 to win and $1,500 to start.

  • Midwest Drivers Well Represented 8 drivers from WI, IL, IN, MN, OH including the defending ASA STARS National Tour Champion Ty Majeski and ASA Midwest Tour Champion Gabe Sommers

  • Canadian Drivers Trekking South 4 Drivers from Canada will be making their way down including Treyton Lapcevich, Jo Lawrence and NASCAR Canada driver Donald Theetge. Technically Cole Butcher lists Mooresville, North Carolina as his home now but our friends to the north still claim Cole as their own.

  • This is a Tri-Sanctioned Event Drivers competing in the Clyde Hart Memorial will score points for the ASA STARS National Tour, as well as ASA Southern Super Series, and the David Rogers Super Late Model Series.

  • ASA Branded Tours Champions All Competing  2023 Champions from ASA STARS National (Ty Majeski), ASA Southern Super Series (Gio Ruggiero), ASA CRA Super Late Models (Gio Ruggiero), and ASA Midwest Tour (Gabe Sommers) will all be on the track for the first time together since winning their respective championships.

  • Locals Look to Defend Home Turf 13 Drivers from the state of Florida are entered including Stephen Nasse, Jeff Choquette, and Brad May

  • Southern Stars Looking To Shine Bright The south’s best Super Late Model drivers like Bubba Pollard, Casey Roderick, and Connor Okrzesik will all be competing for the win

  • Spotlight on New Smyrna Speedway With an off day at the Daytona International Speedway fans, teams and sponsors will all make their way to the famous half mile racetrack to see the nation’s best Super Late Model drivers

  • The Next Generation Young Guns like William Sawlich, Gio Ruggiero, Brent Crews, Ty Fredrickson, Caden Kvapil, Gavan Boschele and Dawson Sutton all are looking to make a name for themselves in the ASA STARS National Tour.

For ticket information for this event and the entire 2024 World Series of Asphalt schedule, visit New Smyrna Speedway online:

Those unable to attend the Clyde Hart Memorial will be able to watch online live coverage on, MidwestTour.TV, or FloRacing, as all are providing subscription-based coverage.

For the full ASA STARS National Tour schedule, plus Super Late Model rules and other information, please visit the series website at and be sure to follow the series on social media (Facebook: STARS National Series | Twitter: @racewithstars | IG: @starsnational).

ASA Southern Super Series The ASA Southern Super Series is a Southeast regional super late model pavement championship racing tour, owned and operated by Tim and Pat Bryant in partnership with Track Enterprises. Founded in 2013, the Series can trace its roots back to the former Southern All Stars Tour and today runs a 10-12 race schedule, competing primarily in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and North Carolina.

For more information on Southern Super Series and their full schedule, please visit and be sure to follow them on Facebook: Southern Super Series.

View The Current Detailed Entry List: Click Here

For full schedule and ticket information visit our event page here

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