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“BATTLE OF THE BAY” SWING TO KICK-OFF 2018 SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SEASON

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3-RACE "BATTLE OF THE BAY" SWING AT GEORGETOWN, POTOMAC & WINCHESTER TO KICK-OFF 2018 SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SEASON Story By: Mike Leone/RUSH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com (Pulaski, PA)...After a two-year hiatus, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series powered by Pace Performance will have Touring Series events in the Mid-Atlantic region for the first time since 2015. The former "Mid-Atlantic States Classic" swing will be re-branded as the "Battle of the Bay" and expand to three nights of racing, April 19-21, that will open up the 2018 Touring season at Georgetown Speedway (Thursday), Potomac Speedway…

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219 Competitors Enter Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend At Georgetown Speedway

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219 Competitors Enter Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend At Georgetown Speedway; Ryan Godown, Ricky Elliott and Duane Howard Lead Winners; Ryan Watt STSS South Champion Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff GEORGETOWN, DE – Two full days of racing brought more than 200 competitors to Georgetown Speedway for Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend on Friday and Saturday. Ryan Godown (Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Modified), Ricky Elliott (Super Late Model) and Duane Howard (Small-Block Modified) headlined the winners during the season finale event at the Sussex County facility. Ryan Watt, meanwhile, secured the STSS Velocita…

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Clinching Scenarios: SSTS South Heading Into This Weekend At Georgetown

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Clinching Scenarios: SSTS South Heading Into This Weekend At Georgetown Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The ‘neutral’ ground of Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway will decide a 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) champion. The eight-race STSS Velocita-USA South region title – and the $10,000 that accompanies it – comes down to 40 laps around the Sussex County half-mile track this Saturday, October 28 as part of the two-day Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. Following his ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ conquest at Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway on Sept. 30, Boyertown, Pa., driver Ryan Watt has accrued 587…

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$81,440 In Purse Money Up For Grabs At Georgetown Speedway’s Two-Day Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend

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$81,440 In Purse Money Up For Grabs At Georgetown Speedway’s Two-Day Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend October 27-28 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Racers from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic will travel to Georgetown Speedway Friday-Saturday, October 27-28 for Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. A new record $81,440 in purse money has been posted for the year-end spectacular at the Sussex County half-mile oval. With two full days of racing, there is truly something for everyone. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP will conclude its eight-race Velocita-USA South Region with a…

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Five Drivers Enter Georgetown Speedway Mid-Atlantic Championship With STSS South Region $10,000 Title Hopes

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Five Drivers Enter Georgetown Speedway Mid-Atlantic Championship With STSS South Region $10,000 Title Hopes Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff GEORGETOWN, DE – The ‘neutral’ ground of Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway will decide a 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) champion. The eight-race STSS Velocita-USA South region title – and the $10,000 that accompanies it – comes down to 40 laps around the Sussex County half-mile track on Saturday, October 28 as part of the two-day Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. Following his ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ conquest at Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway on Sept. 30, Boyertown, Pa., driver…

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Diversity Key At Georgetown Speedway During Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend

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Diversity Key At Georgetown Speedway During Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend: Modifieds, Late Models & Sprint Cars Among Busy Program Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Diversity is key at the 2017 Georgetown Speedway Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. Two full days of racing at the historic oval on Friday-Saturday October 27-28 will bring down the curtain on a very successful season at the Sussex County facility with Modifieds, Late Models and Sprint Cars all on the docket. The final event of the 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Velocita-USA South Region takes place during…

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Perrego Rolls High Side To Georgetown Speedway $3,000 ‘September Showdown’ Victory

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New York’s Anthony Perrego Rolls High Side To Georgetown Speedway $3,000 ‘September Showdown’ Victory Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Rick Sweeten & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Taking full advantage of increased banking on the upper groove, New York’s Anthony Perrego rolled the outside lane to victory on Friday night at Georgetown Speedway. Perrego, driving Brian Smith’s Superior Remodeling No. 44, powered from sixth starting spot to the win in the ‘September Showdown’ and earned $3,000 for his efforts in the 30-lap main event. The win for Perrego was the second of his career at Georgetown. He previously…

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Georgetown Speedway Returns to Action Friday, September 29 with $3,000-to-win ‘September Showdown’

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Georgetown Speedway Returns to Action Friday, September 29 with $3,000-to-win ‘September Showdown’ Special! Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Almost one month to the day of the last racing activity on the half-mile, Georgetown Speedway is back in action on Friday, September 29. The ‘September Showdown’ is set for the historic facility, headlined by a $3,000-to-win, 30-lap program for big-block/small-block Modifieds plus a full program of racing to include L&J Sheet Metal Crate 602 Sportsman, Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Little Lincolns, Delmarva Chargers and Delaware Super Trucks. In five Modified events thus far…

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Modified Racing at Georgetown Speedway Has Produced A “Who’s-Who” Of Winners

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Modified Racing at Georgetown Speedway Has Produced A “Who’s-Who” Of Winners; Sept. 29 ‘Showdown’ Up Next! Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Modified racing at Georgetown Speedway this season has been ultra-competitive. Just take a look at the winners. A virtual “who’s-who” list of big-block/small-block competitors has graced Victory Lane at the historic half-mile oval, leaving fans to question who will be next when racing returns on Friday, September 29 for the ‘September Showdown’ paying $3,000 to the winner and $250 to start. The season began on a blustery, cold March afternoon with the Melvin…

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Mid-Atlantic Championship Offers Something For Every Fan; STSS Modifieds, Super Late Models, Small-Block Mods, Mid-Atlantic Sprints & More October 27-28

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Georgetown Speedway Mid-Atlantic Championship Offers Something For Every Fan; STSS Modifieds, Super Late Models, Small-Block Mods, Mid-Atlantic Sprints & More October 27-28 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend at Georgetown Speedway is set and it offers something for the tastes of almost every race fan. Two full days of racing at the historic oval on Friday-Saturday October 27-28 will bring down the curtain on a very successful season at the Sussex County facility. The final event of the 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP…

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‘Southern Swing Weekend’ September 29-30; Georgetown Friday, Bridgeport Saturday with Combined $1,500 Point Fund

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Bridgeport & Georgetown Speedways Join Forces for Lucrative American Racer ‘Southern Swing Weekend’ September 29-30; Georgetown Friday, Bridgeport Saturday with Combined $1,500 Point Fund Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ – South Jersey’s Bridgeport Speedway and Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway have joined forces for a lucrative big-block/small-block Modified weekend on September 29-30. The American Racer ‘Southern Swing Weekend’ offers two high-paying events and a weekend point fund for Modified competitors. On Friday night (September 29), Georgetown hosts the 30-lap ‘September Showdown’ Modified event with $3,000 going to the winner and $250 just to take the green…

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Duane Howard’s First Short Track Super Series Victory Worth $6,510 Wednesday At Georgetown

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Duane Howard’s First Short Track Super Series Victory Worth $6,510 Wednesday At Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach 4’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – There are plenty of lines on Duane Howard’s established racing resume. After Wednesday night, he can add another one. Howard, the Oley, Pa., veteran, won his first-ever Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP event at Georgetown Speedway, annexing the ‘Blast at the Beach 4’ presented by K&B Auto, Clark’s Pools, All County Garage Door and American Portable Mini-Storage. The win for Howard and the Norm…

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Tuesday Storm Forces Postponement of Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach 4’ to Wednesday

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Tuesday Storm Forces Postponement of Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach 4’ to Wednesday, August 30 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A Coastal Low expected to produce high winds and more than an inch of rain on Tuesday has forced the postponement of the ‘Blast at the Beach 4’ at Georgetown Speedway to Wednesday, August 30. All indications for a wet and blustery Tuesday forced the use of the event’s scheduled rain date. The ‘Blast at the Beach 4’ will be moved in its entirety to Wednesday. The event is headlined by the Bob…

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Devin Moran Dominates Georgetown Speedway

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Devin Moran Dominates Georgetown Speedway The Rookie of the Year Contender has two career Series wins Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE- Aug. 17, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series first ever visit to Georgetown Speedway, and only race in the state of Delaware in 2017, packed the house with fans eager to witness history for the inaugural Fulton Bank 40. The largest paycheck ever written by Georgetown Speedway left in the hands of Devin Moran and his team after a dominating flag-to-flag performance on the half-mile dirt track. Moran's recent stretch of…

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GODOWN TAKES NEW BICKNELL TO FULL THROTTLE VICTORY LANE @ US-13

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RYAN GODOWN 4TH DIFFERENT WINNER IN FULL THROTTLE BIG BLOCKS Story By: Charlie Brown/Delaware International Speedway Photos By: Delaware International Speedway & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Delmar, DE – Round No. 4 of the Full Throttle Racing Series managed to dodge the pop up thunderstorms that surrounded the track Thursday night at the Delaware International Speedway. The first three races in the series had provided three different winners – Rick Laubach, Ryan Watt and Craig VonDorhen and on Thursday night, they would chase first time winner, Ryan Godown, driving the Petruski Racing No. 66, to the checkered. Thirty-two Big Block Modifieds took part…

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Time To Get Down In Georgetown For The World of Outlaw Late Models

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Getting Down in Georgetown Outlaws prepare for their one and only stop in Delaware this season Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- July 25, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series is heading to Georgetown Speedway on August 17, 2017 for the Fulton Bank 40. This upcoming shootout is the only time the Series will invade Delaware during the 2017 season. The Outlaws are excited to hit the historic track in Sussex County for the first time in Series history. The visit marks a first, not just for the Outlaws, but for the track…

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Franek Continues to Rule Delaware

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Franek Continues to Rule Delaware Story By: Tim Moran/URC  Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Davie “No Panic” Franek continued his dominance over the state of Delaware picking up his 6th win of the season and his 3rd win of the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club 2017 season. Franek also picked up valuable points on leader Curt Michael for the 2017 URC Championship. At the drop of the green flag, Chris Coyle looked strong aboard the Fred Kennedy owned 56 car, Franek who started in the 5th position was a man on a mission. Franek picked off 2nd place from Davey Sammons…

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Billy Pauch Jr. Wins First Event In Delaware Friday Night @ Georgetown

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Billy Pauch Jr. Wins First Event In Delaware Friday Night Before Huge Crowd; Davie Franek Scores URC Triumph; Bobby Wilkins Honored Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Billy Pauch Jr. can add another line to his resume. The third generation of the famed Pauch family made the long drive from his home in Milford, N.J., worthwhile with his first-ever victory in the state of Delaware on Friday night at Georgetown Speedway. The ‘Kid’s Kid’ earned $2,500 plus lap money for his efforts in the 25-lap big-block/small-block Modified feature. “This is my first win ever…

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Storm Damage Repaired, Georgetown Speedway Ready To Race This Friday, July 21

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Storm Damage Repaired, Georgetown Speedway Ready To Race This Friday, July 21 For Modified & URC Sprint Car Headlined Show Story & Photos By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway GEORGETOWN, DE – After 13 straight days of work, Georgetown Speedway is again “race ready” in advance of this Friday night’s (July 21) program. A rogue ‘micro-burst’ storm carrying extreme high winds caused significant damage to the speedway on Independence Day. The winds tore down the entire backstretch wall/fencing, signage, pit-area fencing, dislodged the pit office and spread debris across the facility. Crews have been at work since July 5 and once again,…

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Set For Georgetown Speedway Debut Thursday, August 17

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Set For Georgetown Speedway Debut Thursday, August 17; $10,000 To Win ‘Fulton Bank 40’ Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Thursday, August 17 will stand out in the storied history of Georgetown Speedway. For the first time ever, the World of Outlaws (WoO) Craftsman Late Models will invade the Sussex County half-mile oval for the ‘Fulton Bank 40’ paying $10,000 to win. Not only is this a first for the WoO Late Model competitors at Georgetown; there has never been a $10,000-to-win race at the storied facility.…

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URC 360 Sprint Cars & Modifieds Headline July 21 Program At Georgetown Speedway

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URC 360 Sprint Cars & Modifieds Headline July 21 Program At Georgetown Speedway; Youth Night – 12 & Under Admitted FREE Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Two headline divisions are on the docket when racing returns to Georgetown Speedway on Friday, July 21. The “fan-favorite” Sprint Car-Modified combination is set to tackle the historic half-mile clay oval for the season’s second Friday night program. The lightning-quick 360 Sprint Cars of the United Racing Club (URC) make their only 2017 appearance at Georgetown, sharing the spotlight with big-block/small-block Modifieds in a $2,500-to-win, 25-lap main…

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Hubbard Dominates Independence Day Summer Classic

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Austin Hubbard Dominates Independence Day Summer Classic Super Late Model Event, Earning $3,500 Before Large Crowd; Sparky White $1,776 RUSH Victor Story By: Doug Watson/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Seaford, Del.’s Austin Hubbard drove to a dominant victory in Sunday night’s Super Late Model main event at Georgetown Speedway. Hubbard earned $3,500 for his efforts in the Independence Day Summer Classic event, becoming the third winner in as many nights for the mini-series, which began at Bedford (Pa.) Speedway on Friday night and moved to Winchester (Va.) Speedway on Saturday before embarking on the First State Sunday.…

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Georgetown Speedway Hosts Independence Day Super Late Model Action Summer Classic July 2

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Four Nights Of Super Late Model Action Set For June 30-July 3; Georgetown Speedway Hosts Independence Day Summer Classic July 2 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Super Late Models in the Mid-Atlantic Region can celebrate our nation’s birth with four nights of racing leading into the July 4th holiday. A quartet of facilities in as many states – Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia – make up the Independence Day Summer Classic for the division from June 30-July 3. It all gets underway on Friday, June 30 at Pa.’s Bedford Speedway. Winchester (Va.) Speedway…

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First Time In The First State Watt Shines Like A Diamond

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Ryan Watt Earns Delaware First In ‘Diamond State 50’ Short Track Super Series Conquest After Late-Race Dramatics Story By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – June 16, 2017- For the first time in the First State, Ryan Watt found Victory Lane. Watt, of Boyertown, Pa., scored a thrilling Thursday night win at Delaware International Speedway, topping the ‘Diamond State 50’ Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modified event. Watt pocketed $5,000-plus for his efforts in the Ron Roberts-owned car in Round No. 3 of the STSS Velocita South Region.…

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Red, White & Supers: July 2 Event At Georgetown Puts Super Late Models In Spotlight

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Red, White & Supers: July 2 Event At Georgetown Puts Super Late Models In Spotlight With Independence Day Summer Classic Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Nothing says ‘America’ like a full field of Super Late Models roaring around a half-mile dirt track! Race fans can celebrate their July Fourth weekend at Georgetown Speedway Sunday, July 2 with the ‘Independence Day Summer Classic’ headlined by a 35-lap, $3,500-to-win Super Late Model program. The Georgetown event is part of a four-night swing starting Friday (June 30) at Bedford (Pa.) Speedway, then continuing to Winchester (Va.)…

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You Can Win Warm-Ups Next Thursday, June 15 At Delaware International Speedway!

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You Can Win Warm-Ups Next Thursday, June 15 At Delaware International Speedway Short Track Super Series ‘Diamond State 50’ Thanks To DTM Motorsports Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – The old adage in short-track racing is “you can’t win warm-ups.” That’s not entirely true next Thursday, June 15 at Delaware International Speedway for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP ‘Diamond State 50’ event. Thanks to a marketing partnership with DTM Motorsports of Millsboro, Del., the fastest big-block/small-block Modified driver from hot laps unable to qualify for the 50-lap STSS…

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Johnson Takes Milestone Dover Victory

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Jimmie Johnson Wins at Dover for Milestone Monster Energy NASCAR Cup victory Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR DOVER, Del. –June 5, 2017- The man who once made his parents stop at Hardee’s because he thought it was Cale Yarborough’s race shop pulled even with his childhood hero in Sunday’s AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway. Getting the jump on Kyle Larson on an overtime restart at the Monster Mile, Johnson crossed the overtime line on the backstretch moments before a multi-car wreck brought out the 15th caution of the…

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Larson Class Of The Field At Dover

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Kyle Larson Finishes Off Dominant NASCAR XFINITY Series Run at Dover Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR DOVER, Del. –June 4, 2017-  Saturday’s One Main Financial 200 ended as it started – as a two-man show with polesitter Kyle Larson on top. Larson and Ryan Blaney were in a class by themselves at Dover International Speedway in the 11th NASCAR XFINITY Series race of the season. In winning for the third time in six starts this season, Larson led 137 of the 200 laps to Blaney’s 28. In fact, Larson now has…

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Friesen Rebounds For Deron Rust Memorial Victory

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Adversity Overcome: Stewart Friesen Drives From 13th To Win Deron Rust Memorial $3,396 At Georgetown Speedway After Battle With Jamie Mills Story By: BRETT DEYO / GEORGETOWN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RICK SWEETEN /RACERSGUIDE.COM GEORGETOWN, DE – June 3, 2017- Adversity overcome. After an accident earlier in the afternoon at Dover International Speedway during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event, Stewart Friesen jetted south to Georgetown Speedway for the Deron Rust Memorial. The outcome was a stirring 13th-to-first drive in the 33-lap big-block/small-block event at the half-mile clay oval, worth $3,396. The victory was the third of Friesen’s career…

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Sauter Rolls To Dover Victory On Old Tires

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Johnny Sauter Holds Off Teammate Kaz Grala for Dover Win Story By: REID SPENCER/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR DOVER, Del. – June 3, 2017-Veteran Johnny Sauter proved once again that the combination of guile and clean air trumped youthful enthusiasm and superior tires. Despite racing on tires that were 54 laps older than those of his closest pursuer, 18-year-old GMS Racing teammate Kaz Grala, Sauter got 82 laps out of his last tank of fuel at Dover International Speedway and held on to win Friday’s Bar Harbor 200 presented by Sea Watch International. The defending NASCAR…

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Friesen Plans Dirt/Dover Double Friday

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Stewart Friesen Plans Dover-To-Georgetown NASCAR Camping World Truck Series/Dirt Modified Doubleheader This Friday, June 2 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – If 200 miles on the Dover International Speedway concrete wasn’t enough in a NASCAR Camping World Truck, Stewart Friesen will “double” his excitement on Friday (June 2), also competing at Georgetown Speedway in a dirt Modified. Friesen, a Canadian who now resides in Sprakers, N.Y., makes his first career Dover start in the Halmar Friesen Racing No. 44 NASCAR Truck. Once the checkered drops, he will race south to Georgetown Speedway, the half-mile…

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Inclement Weather Forces Postponement Of SSTS ‘Diamond State 50’ At DIS To Thursday, June 15

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Inclement Weather Forces Postponement Of Short Track Super Series ‘Diamond State 50’ At Delaware International Speedway To Thursday, June 15 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – A saturated facility coupled with a forecast of thunderstorms for southern Delaware has forced the postponement of Thursday’s ‘Diamond State 50’ at Delaware International Speedway. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP was set to host its third round of the Velocita-USA South Region with a 50-lap, $5,000-to-win big-block/small-block Modified main offering $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green flag. Unfortunately, weather…

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Short Track Super Series Race of the Week

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Star-Studded Field Taking Shape For ‘Diamond State 50’ At Delaware International Speedway Thursday, May 25 Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM DELMAR, DE – May 19, 2017- The “race of the week” for NJ, PA and DE race fans serves as a kickoff to the Memorial Day weekend. On Thursday, May 25, Delaware International Speedway hosts the ‘Diamond State 50’ for Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modifieds. The event is Race No. 3 for the STSS Velocita-USA South Region. A stellar field of STSS Modifieds is…

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Danny Johnson & Chad Hollenbeck Headline Winners On Rare Monday Night In Georgetown

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Danny Johnson (Modified) & Chad Hollenbeck (Super Late Model) Headline Winners On Rare Monday Night Georgetown Speedway Event; 112 Cars Take Part In Busy Program Story By: Marshall Gabell/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE - During an action-packed, star-studded six-feature match card, Northeast invaders were able to steal the show and flex their muscle on a spontaneous Monday in the First State. And yes, that was not a typo. Dirt-track racing on a Monday night at Georgetown Speedway. On a night designed to make-up the recent motorsports rain-outs in the mid-Atlantic region, which included last weekend's weather marred Tri-State…

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Monday Night “Live” Stock Car Racing Comes To Georgetown Speedway THIS MONDAY

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Monday Night “Live” Stock Car Racing Comes To Georgetown Speedway THIS MONDAY, MAY 15; Modifieds & Super Late Models Headline Program Story By Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Monday night is best known for professional wrestling and football when it comes to entertainment. That will change THIS MONDAY, May 15. Georgetown Speedway, the half-mile oval located on Route 113 just south of Georgetown, Del., is set to bring live stock car racing to the Monday night entertainment scene. The event will help cure the ‘rainy day blues’ for race fans foiled by wet spring weather…

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Delaware International Speedway To Host ‘Diamond State 50’

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Delaware International Speedway To Host ‘Diamond State 50’ Thursday, May 25; STSS Velocita South Region Event Offers American Racer Cup Challenge Points Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM DELMAR, DE – May 5, 2017- The Cathell family’s rejuvenated Delaware International Speedway is set to host the next round of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP. A kickoff to the Memorial Day weekend, the ‘Diamond State 50’ takes place Thursday, May 25, featuring a 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified event offering $5,000 to the winner, $1,000 for 10th and…

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Capitol Renegade United Racing Club Back in Action this Weekend

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Capitol Renegade United Racing Club Back in Action this Weekend Story By: Tim Moran/United Racing Club Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Capitol Renegade United Racing Club returns to action this weekend as the 360 Winged Sprint Car Series heads south to the Delaware International Speedway. The last time the winged series raced, 2016 URC Champion Davie “No Panic” Franek parked the #28f Franek Auto Sales, Escape RV in victory lane at the Selinsgrove Speedway. Franek who also visited victory lane the last time the series was in town will be looking to bring home win #3 on the 2017 season.…

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Georgetown Speedway Returns To Life With Tuesday Practice Session; Attention Turns To Super Late Model ‘Tri-State Challenge’ Thursday, May 11

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Georgetown Speedway Returns To Life With Tuesday Practice Session; Attention Turns To Super Late Model ‘Tri-State Challenge’ Thursday, May 11 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – For the first time in nearly two months, the gates to Georgetown Speedway swung open on Tuesday night for a three-hour open practice session. Approximately 25 drivers, representing a number of divisions, hit the half-mile clay oval during the evening. With the ‘Tri-State Challenge’ on tap next – Thursday, May 11 – paying Bob Hilbert Sportswear Super Late Models $4,000 to win, some of the division’s top names…

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LAUBACH’S SMALL BLOCK SLAYS THE GIANTS IN THE FULL THROTTLE SERIES/MESSICK FAMILY 40

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RICK LAUBACH’S SMALL BLOCK SLAYS THE GIANTS IN THE FULL THROTTLE SERIES/MESSICK FAMILY 40 Story By: Charlie Brown/Delaware Intl. Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Delmar, DE – The much awaited first event of the seven event Full Throttle racing Series took place Sunday night at the Delaware International Speedway. A hefty purse and mild Spring weather attracted a solid field of 32 Modifieds and 21 AC Delco 602 Sportsman for the “Messick Family 40” night. Rick Laubach of Hellertown, Pa. had to sit out the previous week in New Jersey when tech issues put him on the trailer before racing…

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Horton Hustles To $5,100 Win At Georgetown

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Jimmy Horton Opens Northeast Modified Season At Georgetown Speedway Melvin L. Joseph Memorial, Kicks Off Short Track Super Series South Schedule With $5,100 Payday GEORGETOWN, DE – On a windy and cool March afternoon at Georgetown Speedway, veteran Jimmy Horton opened the 2017 Northeast dirt Modified season in Victory Lane. Horton, of Neshanic Station, N.J., drove Chris Larsen’s Halmar International No. 43 to the win in the 49-lap big-block/small-block Modified Melvin L. Joseph Memorial, round No. 1 of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Velocita South Region. Horton earned $4,900 plus $200 in lap…

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Earlier Start Time Announced For Melvin L. Joseph Memorial This Weekend At Georgetown

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Earlier Start Time Announced For Melvin L. Joseph Memorial This Weekend At Georgetown Speedway; Northeast Modified Opener “A Go” Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The 2017 Northeast opener for dirt Modifieds remains a “go” this weekend at Georgetown Speedway. The Delaware half-mile oval is set to host the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial in memory of the speedway’s founder, auto racing pioneer and First State business icon this Saturday (March 11). The event is headlined by the opening round of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Velocita-USA South Region,…

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Smooth Track Surface Greets Racers At Georgetown Speedway Open Practice

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Georgetown Speedway Opens 2017 Season With Melvin L. Joseph Memorial March 10-11th Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / GEORGETOWN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF GEORGETOWN, DE –March 5, 2017-  Despite frigid temperatures and wind, Georgetown Speedway came to life for the first time in 2017 on Saturday. Approximately 35 race cars, spanning a variety of divisions, took part in a three-hour open practice session at the Sussex County half-mile, turning the first laps since a complete resurfacing of the speedway during the off-season. The 200-plus loads of clay knitted well, providing smooth track conditions throughout the session and…

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Friesen Eyes Georgetown Opener; Hopes To Build Off 2016 Success At Delaware Oval

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Stewart Friesen Plans First Northeast Dirt-Track Start Saturday, March 11 At Georgetown Speedway Story By: BRETT DEYO / GEORGETOWN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM GEORGETOWN, DE –February 26, 2017-  Stewart Friesen has a full slate of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series racing on his plate in 2017. But that doesn’t mean he will leave the dirt tracks behind. Friesen plans his first Northeast dirt track start on Saturday, March 11 at Georgetown Speedway in the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial race. The 33-year-old Sprakers, N.Y., driver will tackle the Sussex County half-mile oval in the Halmar International-backed No.…

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Fresh Surface Await Competitors At Georgetown Speedway

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More Than 200 Loads Of Clay Await Competitors At Georgetown Speedway; March 4 & 10 Practice Sessions Set Prior To March 11 Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Story By: BRETT DEYO / GEORGETOWN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGETOWN SPEEDWAY & DAVE DALESANDRO /RACERSGUIDE.COM GEORGETOWN, DE – February 22, 2017-An all-new surface is in place for racers at Georgetown Speedway. More than 200 loads of fresh clay have been added to the Sussex County half-mile oval thanks to the assistance of Melvin L. Joseph Construction Company. A vein of red/orange/gray clay, after testing, was identified as suitable for the speedway and was…

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Huge Payout Set For Georgetown Speedway 2017 Northeast Modified Opener

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Melvin L. Joseph Memorial March 11 Kicks Off Northeast Racing Season Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / GEORGETOWN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM GEORGETOWN, DE – February 14, 2017-Historic Georgetown Speedway in Delaware is set to host the Northeast’s season-opening dirt Modified race of 2017. On Saturday, March 11, big-block/small-block Modifieds circle the half-mile clay oval for the 49-lap Melvin L. Joseph Memorial, held in memory of the speedway founder, motorsports pioneer and First State business icon. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP opens its eight-race Velocita-USA South Region at Georgetown.…

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“Pre-Season” American Racer Cup Tire Giveaway Planned For March 11 At Georgetown Speedway

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Huge “Pre-Season” American Racer Cup Tire Giveaway Planned For March 11 At Georgetown Speedway; Early 2017 Registration Strong Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com INDIANA, PA – Early registration for the 2017 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels is soaring to new heights as drivers across four states make plans to chase the $51,450 in cash plus thousands more in product available for racers. Competitors from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, by simply racing at their home track(s), have the opportunity to share in rewards thanks to American Racer, regional distributor Lias…

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Georgetown Speedway Crate Late Models To Run Under RUSH Sanctioning For 2017

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Georgetown Speedway Crate Late Models To Run Under RUSH Sanctioning For 2017 Story & Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Georgetown Speedway promoter Brett Deyo confirmed to us by phone today that for its three Crate Late Model events in 2017, Georgetown Speedway would be run under the RUSH sanctioning body. This will allow competitors that compete at nearby Potomac and Winchester Speedways to earn RUSH points at the Southern Delaware facility, which will host Crate Late Model races on Thursday May 11th, Sunday July 2nd and during the Mid-Atlantic Championship weekend on October 28th. RUSH which takes a drivers best finishes…

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2017: A “Super” Year To Race A Super Late Model At Georgetown Speedway

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2017: A “Super” Year To Race A Super Late Model At Georgetown Speedway; Special Events Planned Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway - Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – 2017 will be a “super” year to be a Super Late Model racer at Georgetown Speedway. Super Late Model competitors will have the opportunity to compete in four high-paying events at the historic half-mile oval throughout the year. Again in 2017, speedway promoter Brett Deyo has established a special-events schedule beginning in March and running through late-October. The Super Late Models will play a key role in the ’17 agenda. “We…

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WoO Late Models & Short Track Super Series Highlight 2017 Georgetown Schedule

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Georgetown Speedway Set For Active 2017 Season With Unique Special Events Planned; Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Kicks It Off March 11 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway - Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After a highly successful resurrection of auto racing last season at Georgetown Speedway, plans have taken shape for 2017 at the historic facility. Ushering in the new season with the theme ‘the tide has turned’ the historic oval is set for an ambitious ’17 campaign featuring a number of high-profile, unique special events. BD Motorsports Media LLC has signed a three-year lease extension to continue racing…

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223 Entries Filed For Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend: Pennsylvania Stars Stone, Laubach & Howard Lead Winners

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad”] Astounding 223 Entries Filed For Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend: Pennsylvania Stars Dan Stone (Super Late Model), Rick Laubach (Big-Block Modified) & Duane Howard (Small-Block Modified) Lead Winners Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway - Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Three Pennsylvania drivers stole the Delaware limelight at Georgetown Speedway during the Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. Dan Stone (Super Late Model), Rick Laubach (big-block Modified) and Duane Howard (small-block Modified) led the list of winners during the Friday-Saturday Season Finale at the historic half-mile oval. An astounding 223 entries were filed by competitors during the weekend. Stone, of Thompson, Pa.,…

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