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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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Racing Action Returns To Georgetown Speedway On Friday, July 22

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] We’re Back: Racing Action Returns To Georgetown Speedway; Open Practice Set For Tuesday, July 12; URC Sprint Car & Big-Block Doubleheader Approaching On Friday, July 22 GEORGETOWN, DE – We’re back! After sitting idle since June 2, the roar of race engines returns to Delaware’s historic Georgetown Speedway in July. The half-mile oval’s gates will unlock twice in the next two weeks at the “special-events” schedule under the BD Motorsports Media LLC management team resumes. On Tuesday, July 12, a special “test and tune” open practice session will be held. The practice gives race teams an ample opportunity…

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“Friday Night Lights” At Georgetown Speedway With Deron Rust Memorial Small-Block Modified Event Friday, March 25

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] “Friday Night Lights” At Georgetown Speedway With Deron Rust Memorial Small-Block Modified Event Friday, March 25; Sealed Spec Head Bonuses Of $500, $300 & $200 Posted For Top-Three Across Line GEORGETOWN, DE – After a wildly successful opener on March 12 – the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial – at Georgetown Speedway, attention now turns to racing “under the lights” on a Friday night. The Deron Rust Memorial, honoring a true Georgetown supporter as a racer and former promoter, is set for next Friday, March 25 at the historic half-mile oval. The small-block Modified division will serve as the…

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Melvin Joseph Memorial Notebook By: Pete MacDonald

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Melvin Joseph Memorial Notebook By: Pete MacDonald Made the trek down to Georgetown Speedway this past weekend for the 2016 Short Track Super Series South opener, it’s amazing what some clean up and a fresh coat of paint can do to a race track as Brett and Heather Deyo had the place looking great. They were rewarded with a standing room only crowd and a pit area packed full of race cars. I really don’t think that the Delaware Modified guys get enough respect. Yes, I get it that it’s not Central New York and the hotbed of…

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By The Numbers: 2015 Short Track Super Series

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] By The Numbers: 2015 Short Track Super Series By: Pete MacDonald $58,450: The point fund amount spread out between both North and South regions. 275: The amount of drivers that attempted to make a Short Track Super Series (North & South) race in 2015. 131: The amount of drivers that started a Short Track Super Series (North & South) race in 2015. 61: The number of drivers that scored Top-10 finishes during the Short Track Super Series campaign in 2015. 44: Stewart Friesen’s win percentage (4 wins in 9 Starts) 35: The number of drivers that scored Top-5…

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2016 Short Track Super Series Schedule Released

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] 2016 Short Track Super Series Schedule Released The 2016 Short Track Super Series Fueled by VP has released their tentative 2016 schedule. The series will once again be split into a North and a South Region for 2016. Stewart Friesen and Ryan Watt picked up the 2015 season crowns individually. The first 'South' race will be March 12th at the Georgetown Speedway with the Melvin Joseph Memorial paying $4,900 to win. The first 'North' race will be held on April 2nd at the Orange County Fair Speedway for the 3rd Annual Hard Clay Open. 2016 Short Track Super…

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‘Diamond State 50’ Set For Delaware International Speedway Thursday, May 26

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] ‘Diamond State 50’ Set For Delaware International Speedway Thursday, May 26; Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP South Region Special To Offer $5,000 Winner’s Share From $25,000-Plus Purse Structure DELMAR, DE – The date has been set for a Delaware dirt-track highlight of 2016. For the second consecutive year, the Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP South Region will visit Delaware International Speedway to take part in the prestigious ‘Diamond State 50’ at Charlie Cathell’s half-mile oval. After a decade-long absence, the event returned to Delaware International last summer, setting the stage for the ’16 edition.…

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Makin’ Power: Short Track Super Series Signs Agreement With VP Racing Fuels For 2016 Season; Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Set For Third Season With North & South Regions

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Makin’ Power: Short Track Super Series Signs Agreement With VP Racing Fuels For 2016 Season; Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Set For Third Season With North & South Regions BOYERTOWN, PA – VP Racing Fuels is known for its ‘Makin’ Power’ slogan. In 2016, the Short Track Super Series (STSS) will be “powered” once again by VP Racing Fuels. An agreement has been reached between BD Motorsports Media LLC, operator of the series, and VP Racing Fuels to partner for the ’16 season and beyond. The series will now be known as the Short Track Super…

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Historic Georgetown Speedway Set To Live Another Year: Lease Agreement With BD Motorsports Media LLC Signed For 2016; Special-Event, Limited Schedule Will Bring Excitement & Variety To First State Racing Community; Working Relationship With Delaware International Speedway Planned

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Historic Georgetown Speedway Set To Live Another Year: Lease Agreement With BD Motorsports Media LLC Signed For 2016; Special-Event, Limited Schedule Will Bring Excitement & Variety To First State Racing Community; Working Relationship With Delaware International Speedway Planned GEORGETOWN, DE – A First State facility rich in history will live to see another year of auto racing. On Tuesday, Brett Deyo of BD Motorsports Media LLC signed a lease agreement with Seacoast Investments LLC to operate Georgetown Speedway in 2016 with a second-year option in place for 2017. A limited schedule of unique and special events will take…

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Deyo To Take Over Georgetown Speedway for 2016 Season

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Deyo To Take Over Georgetown Speedway for 2016 Season Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Founder Brett Deyo inked a deal today to operate Delaware's Georgetown Speedway for the 2016 season with a second-year option. Plans for right now call for Georgetown to operate under a limited schedule with unique and special events for next season. The "Beach Blast" will be returning to the 1/2 mile oval for its third straight season which will be co-promoted by Deyo and Modified driver Eric Kormann. Also Deyo is looking to work with the Delaware International Speedway to build a…

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Watson Scores One For The Delaware Destroyers; Picks Up Win In Front Of Huge Hometown Crowd

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"]  Watson Scores One For The Delaware Destroyers; Picks Up Win In Front Of Huge Hometown Crowd By: Pete MacDonald I took my first trip to Georgetown Speedway since 2009 on Tuesday night for the Short Track Super Series South Beach Blast. It was nice to see that the place hasn't changed a bit, it still has that old school feel to it, much like Delaware International Speedway which is right down the road. 34 Modifieds, 19 Crate Sportsman, 20 Super Trucks and 12 Chargers entered the evening's festivities. For those who don't know what a Super Truck is in…

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region Standings

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region Standings Position Car No. Driver Bridgeport Big Diamond NES Delaware Georgetown Total 1 14W Ryan Watt 85 72 85 60 135 437 2 55 Anthony Perrego 62 85 90 54 125 416 3 71 David Van Horn Jr. 95 58 72 100 77 402 4 91/7 Rick Laubach 100 100 42 50 108 400 5 18 Jr. Billy Pauch Jr. 72 76 80 45 74 347 6 14s Craig Von Dohren 90 42 56 90 60 338 7 30 Jamie Mills 68 80 44 76 68 336…

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Hometown Driver Jordan Watson Tops Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach’ And Pockets $5,280; Ryan Watt First-Ever Short Track Super Series South Region Champion;

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Hometown Driver Jordan Watson Tops Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach’ And Pockets $5,280; Ryan Watt First-Ever Short Track Super Series South Region Champion; Other Victors Include Jeremy Harrington (Crate 602 Sportsman); Robert Smith (Super Truck) & Ryan Riddle (Delmarva Charger) GEORGETOWN, DE – Jordan Watson put his name in the limelight with a career-defining victory on Tuesday night at Georgetown Speedway. The Milford, Del., driver thrilled his hometown crowd by winning the second annual ‘Blast at the Beach’ at the historic half-mile track. Watson pocketed $5,280 cash for his efforts in the 35-lap Short Track Super Series…

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One For The Record Books: Tuesday’s ‘Blast at the Beach’ At Georgetown Speedway Offers HUGE $29,070 Cash Payout For Short Track Super Series Modifieds; Eight Drivers Chase STSS South Region Title; Fan Giveaways, Activities Planned

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] One For The Record Books: Tuesday’s ‘Blast at the Beach’ At Georgetown Speedway Offers HUGE $29,070 Cash Payout For Short Track Super Series Modifieds; Eight Drivers Chase STSS South Region Title; Fan Giveaways, Activities Planned GEORGETOWN, DE – The second edition of the ‘Blast at the Beach’ at Georgetown Speedway will be one to remember. An intense championship battle, record-setting payout, fan activities, giveaways and more will set the tone for a true “big-race” atmosphere at the historic half-mile oval Tuesday, Sept. 1 (rain date: Sept. 2). Eight drivers, representing four states, are a mere 58 points apart…

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Championship Time: Eight Drivers, Representing Four States, With Short Track Super Series South Region Championship Aspirations Entering Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach’ Sept. 1; Only 58 Points Separate First Through Eighth For $7,500 Title

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Championship Time: Eight Drivers, Representing Four States, With Short Track Super Series South Region Championship Aspirations Entering Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach’ Sept. 1; Only 58 Points Separate First Through Eighth For $7,500 Title GEORGETOWN, DE – Eight drivers representing four states will clash for a $7,500 championship next Tuesday (Sept. 1) at Georgetown Speedway. The inaugural season of the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek South Region culminates at the historic Georgetown half-mile oval with the second running of the ‘Blast at the Beach’ presented collectively by driver and racing businessman Eric Kormann and Brett Deyo…

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Richest Event Gets Richer: Bonuses & Special Awards Adding Up For ‘Blast at the Beach’ Tuesday, September 1 At Georgetown Speedway; Short Track Super Series Modified Competitors Rewarded With High-Dollar Event On First State Soil

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] GEORGETOWN, DE – Bonuses and special awards continue to “sweeten the pot” for Delaware’s richest dirt-track Modified race of 2015. On Tuesday, Sept. 1 (rain date: Sept. 2), Georgetown Speedway hosts the second annual ‘Blast at the Beach’ event co-promoted by dirt Modified driver and businessman Eric Kormann and Brett Deyo of BD Motorsports Media LLC. The big-block/small-block Modifieds of the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek invade the historic half-mile for the STSS Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region presented by Scotty’s Speed & Diesel championship round. For 35 laps of racing, the ‘Blast at…

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