Races at New Smyrna Speedway postponed due to tire shortage

Delivery of more tires delayed until next week

Races at the New Smyrna Speedway for Saturday have been postponed due to a tire shortage.
Races at the New Smyrna Speedway for Saturday have been postponed due to a tire shortage. (WKMG)

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – Races at the New Smyrna Speedway for Saturday have been postponed due to a tire shortage.

Speedway officials said crews only have limited tires in stock from their last shipment.

“With the limited tires, we feel that it’s best to cancel as all drivers won’t be able to have chance of a fair playing field,” New Smyrna Speedway said in a statement.

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Unfortunately due to the tire shortage we are forced to cancel this weekends races (9/4/2021). We only have limited...

Posted by New Smyrna Speedway on Wednesday, September 1, 2021

A shipment of tires should come in next week, according to speedway officials.

“We are just as frustrated as you are with this cancelation,” New Smyrna Speedway told fans in a Facebook post.

Due to the latest announcement, the races have been postponed to the following dates:

  • Sportsman 25-lap race will take place on Sept. 18
  • Modified 50-lap race will take place on Oct. 23
  • Superstock 25-lap race will take place on Oct. 30
  • A date has not been set for the Bomber race

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