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Georgetown Speedway Announces 2020 Schedule of Events; Sunoco Point Series Unveiled

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Georgetown Speedway Announces 2020 Schedule of Events; Sunoco Point Series Unveiled Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The fifth anniversary season for BD Motorsports Media LLC at Georgetown Speedway has taken shape. The Sussex County half-mile oval will host a 2020 season filled with unique promotions and special events. New for the ’20 campaign are Sunoco Race Fuels Championship Series point championship battles for the L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds, Crate 602 Sportsman and RUSH Late Models, with point title winners decided at year-end. L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds will race for a $2,500 Sunoco Race…

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Billy Pauch Jr. Takes $5,000 Stockley Tavern Small-Block Modified Victory to Kick Off Mid-Atlantic Championship

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Billy Pauch Jr. Takes $5,000 Stockley Tavern Small-Block Modified Victory to Kick Off Mid-Atlantic Championship Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE - Billy Pauch Jr. continued his winning ways on Night No. 1 of the Georgetown Speedway Mid-Atlantic Championship weekend. Pauch Jr. collected the $5,000 small-block Modified win, after posting the $100 Stockley Tavern “Gambler’s Fee” at the beginning of the night, adding $2,000 to his winning paycheck. After spending the first 20 of the race’s 30 laps running in second, Milford, N.J.’s Pauch Jr. took advantage of a restart, getting a great off of turns…

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Larry Wight Looks For Redemption This Weekend at Georgetown Speedway’s Mid-Atlantic Championship

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Larry Wight Looks For Redemption This Weekend at Georgetown Speedway’s Mid-Atlantic Championship Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After an inspiring drive last Thursday at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., Larry Wight is looking for redemption this weekend at Georgetown Speedway. The driver known as ‘Lightning Larry’ sliced through the field at Orange County in the ‘Hard Clay Finale’ crossing the line second behind Stewart Friesen after starting 26th – yes, outside Row No. 13 – in the 50-lap event. Unfortunately for Wight, the car came up light on the…

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Local Businesses Jump on Board for Mid-Atlantic Championship ‘Roll the Dice’ Challenge Programs

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Local Businesses Jump on Board for Mid-Atlantic Championship ‘Roll the Dice’ Challenge Programs Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Three area businesses have joined with Georgetown Speedway management to allow Modified, Super Late Model and Small-Block Modified competitors the opportunity to ‘Roll the Dice’ during Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. The two-day festival at the Sussex County half-mile oval is set to conclude the 2019 season on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2. Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds race 40 laps for a $5,000 winner’s share. Thanks to…

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Georgetown Speedway Fires Back to Life with Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend November 1 & 2

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Georgetown Speedway Fires Back to Life with Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend November 1 & 2 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After nearly a month-and-a-half of inactivity, Georgetown Speedway fires back to life with a huge weekend of racing on November 1-2. The Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend features two full days of action: something to please any race fan. The event brings down the curtain on the 2019 season at the Sussex County half-mile oval. Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 both include plenty of on-track activity. On Friday night, Small-Block Modifieds (max. 370 cubic inches)…

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URC Kids Night, Sprint Car & Modified Double-Headliner Coming Up Friday, September 13 at Georgetown Speedway

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URC Kids Night, Sprint Car & Modified Double-Headliner Coming Up Friday, September 13 at Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A fan-pleasing doubleheader of Modifieds and Sprint Cars is next up on the agenda for Georgetown Speedway. ‘Wing Night’ will feature the potent Capitol Renegade United Racing Club (URC) 360 Sprint Cars plus the L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds and a full array of stock car racing on Friday, September 13 at the Sussex County half-mile oval. Not only does this event mark the only URC event of the season at Georgetown, it…

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Jordan Watson Represents First State With $3,250 Georgetown Mod Win; Steven Drevicki Makes USAC East Coast History

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Jordan Watson Represents First State With $3,250 Georgetown Mod Win; Steven Drevicki Makes USAC East Coast History Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway GEORGETOWN, DE - On an historic night at the Georgetown Speedway, Jordan Watson represented his home state of Delaware well. Watson, who resides just 15 minutes north of the speedway in Milford, ended an absence of nearly three years for First State drivers from Victory Lane in L&J Sheet Metal Modified competition at the historic venue. Watson picked up $3,250 in prize money for his efforts in the 30-lap main event driving the family fielded No. 1J. A…

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Friday Night Fun: USAC East Coast, L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds Double Up At Georgetown Speedway

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Friday Night Fun: USAC East Coast, L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds Double Up At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – This Friday night (July 26) marks one of the most highly anticipated events of 2019 at Georgetown Speedway. Blue Hen Dispose-All presents a full program of racing at the Sussex County half-mile oval with the return of the L&J Sheet Metal big-block/small-block Modifieds for the first time since May 17 and the inaugural visit by the traveling Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Cars to Georgetown. $3,000 is on the…

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First Time Event: USAC East Coast Sprint Cars Invade Georgetown Speedway July 26 Teaming with Modifieds

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First Time Event: USAC East Coast Sprint Cars Invade Georgetown Speedway July 26 Teaming with Modifieds Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Georgetown Speedway has hosted a variety of excitement since its construction in 1949. On Friday, July 26, a new chapter will be written in the history books. The Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Cars make their first-ever appearance on the progressively banked half-mile as part of Blue Hen Dispose-All Night. The “double headline” show also features the L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds competing for $3,000 to win over 30…

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Long Ride Pays Off with $3,500 ‘Clash for Cash’ Victory for Jamie Lathroum

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Long Ride Pays Off with $3,500 ‘Clash for Cash’ Victory for Jamie Lathroum Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway GEORGETOWN, DE – Jamie Lathroum had a hard time just getting to Georgetown Speedway on Friday night. Lathroum’s drive from his hometown of Mechanicsville, Md., is normally just over two-and-a-half hours. However, summer beach traffic – combined with a crash that shut down the Chesapeake Bay Bridge during the afternoon – lengthened Lathroum’s trip to five hours, 40 minutes. He arrived just in time for the drivers’ meeting. “I about fell out of the seat just getting here,” he said with a…

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Racing Returns to Georgetown Speedway Friday, June 29 with Sunoco Super Late Model ‘Clash for Cash’

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Racing Returns to Georgetown Speedway Friday, June 29 with Sunoco Super Late Model ‘Clash for Cash’ Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Richard Jester & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After what has felt like an eternity for First State fans, Georgetown Speedway finally returns to action on Friday, June 29. The top Sunoco Super Late Model drivers from the Mid-Atlantic Region descend on the Sussex County half-mile oval for the ‘Clash for Cash’ 30-lap feature paying a handsome $3,500 to win and $350 to take the green flag. No racing has taken place at Georgetown since an event…

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Richie Pratt Jr. Records First Georgetown Speedway Victory Since 2015 Friday at Deron Rust Memorial

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Richie Pratt Jr. Records First Georgetown Speedway Victory Since 2015 Friday at Deron Rust Memorial Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Richard Jester/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE - It had been since 2015 since Richie Pratt Jr. won at Georgetown Speedway. On Friday night, Pratt Jr. put that to bed, going wire-to-wire to score the Deron Rust Memorial in the Daniel Sommeling-owned owned Danny’s Pizza Pizzazz No. 51 ride. The Woodbury Heights, N.J., driver took home $3,960 for his efforts from the 30-lap L&J Sheet Metal big-block/small-block Modified event. Georgetown Speedway hosted the Deron Rust Memorial on Friday night, honoring the…

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L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds Return to Georgetown Speedway Friday, May 17 for Deron Rust Memorial

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L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds Return to Georgetown Speedway Friday, May 17 for Deron Rust Memorial Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – For the first time in two months, big-block/small-block Modifieds return to the banked half-mile at Georgetown Speedway. On Friday, May 17, the L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds take the headline of the Deron Rust Memorial, competing for $3,960 to win over the distance of 30 laps. The annual Deron Rust Memorial event is run in memory of Rust, a racer and promoter who was fully dedicated to the success of the Sussex County oval.…

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Matt Sheppard Continues Love for Delaware International Speedway with STSS ‘Diamond State 50’ Victory

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Matt Sheppard Continues Love for Delaware International Speedway with STSS ‘Diamond State 50’ Victory Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS DELMAR, DE – Delaware International Speedway is becoming a favorite stop for Matt Sheppard. Despite a six-hour-plus, one-way drive from his home in Savannah, N.Y., the driver known as ‘Super Matt’ looks forward to his stops at the Delmar facility. On Tuesday night, Sheppard proved why. After an exciting back-and-forth battle with Craig Von Dohren, Sheppard prevailed in the Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply ‘Diamond State 50’ worth $5,000. The event served as Round No. 3 of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short…

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The ‘Diamond State 50’ at Delaware International Has Produced A ‘Who’s-Who’ of Past Winners

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The ‘Diamond State 50’ at Delaware International Has Produced A 'Who’s-Who’ of Past Winners Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – One of the most prestigious events contested in the state of Delaware, the annual ‘Diamond State 50’ boasts a virtual ‘who’s-who’ of past winners. On Tuesday night, April 30, the tradition continues at Delaware International Speedway, when Hurlock Auto & Speed presents the ‘Diamond State 50’ for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central. The ‘Diamond State 50’ will…

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Max Blair Tops 50-Car RUSH Late Model Field Thursday at Georgetown Speedway

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Jason Covert Takes First Delaware Super Late Model Win; Max Blair Tops 50-Car RUSH Late Model Field Thursday at Georgetown Speedway Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway GEORGETOWN, DE – Jason Covert’s 2019 season has gotten off to a hot start including a win at Port Royal Speedway and a come-from-behind runner-up finish at Williams Grove Speedway in Pennsylvania. Thursday night was no different, as York Haven, Pa.’s Covert won the Sunoco Race Fuels Super Late Model 26-lap main, earning a $3,026 payday in honor of Mark “Coot” Williams Sr. at Georgetown Speedway. “It’s been a humbling week,” an emotional Covert…

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‘Super Season’ at Georgetown Speedway Gets Early Start Thursday, April 18

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‘Super Season’ at Georgetown Speedway Gets Early Start Thursday, April 18 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – ‘Super season’ at Georgetown Speedway starts early in 2019. The Sunoco Super Late Models make their first ‘19 Georgetown appearance on Thursday, April 18 in a program that is certain to delight fans of the division. The Super Late Models are joined by their RUSH Late Model counterparts in an exciting event at the Sussex County half-mile oval. The memory of racer Mark ‘Coot’ Williams will be in the spotlight as the Sunoco Super Late Models race…

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Duane Howard Leads Georgetown Sunday Winners with $4,049 Small-Block Modified Triumph

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Duane Howard Leads Georgetown Sunday Winners with $4,049 Small-Block Modified Triumph Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder, Pete MacDonald & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Following the war of tire attrition that took place Saturday night, many drivers and fans wondered what Sunday afternoon would bring at Georgetown Speedway. The track crew at Georgetown answered the call and an outstanding daytime racing surface was prepared for the Sunday matinee, which had been postponed by rain from Friday night. Oley, Pa.’s Duane Howard and the Norm Hansell Motorsports team continued their affinity for the Georgetown oval, topping the…

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Stewart Friesen Survives 49-lap Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Marathon, Earning $6,949-Plus

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Test of Survival: Stewart Friesen Survives 49-lap Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Marathon, Earning $6,949-Plus Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A field of 46 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modifieds filled the Georgetown Speedway pit area on Saturday. After an event-filled 49-lap main event, Stewart Friesen survived for a $6,949 payday. Friesen, of Sprakers, N.Y., bested the 31-car field and a race of tire attrition to win the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial in front of a packed house at the Sussex County oval. Friesen edged rival Matt Sheppard…

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Georgetown Speedway Announces Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Schedule Change: Friday Moves to Sunday; Saturday Show Unaltered

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Georgetown Speedway Announces Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Schedule Change: Friday Moves to Sunday; Saturday Show Unaltered Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Georgetown Speedway management has announced a schedule change for the 2019 Melvin L. Joseph Memorial weekend. Due to a high percentage of predicted rain on Friday afternoon and evening, speedway management has announced the Friday program will now take place on Sunday, March 17. The Saturday (March 16) portion of the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial will go off as scheduled with the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By…

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Georgetown Speedway Sets New Practice Day Record with 72 Race Cars On Track Saturday

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Georgetown Speedway Sets New Practice Day Record with 72 Race Cars On Track Saturday Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Richard Jester/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE - A light, persistent rain fell for much of the evening and into the night on Friday. But no one would have never known it by the end of Saturday night at Georgetown Speedway. Seventy-two race cars filled the pit area at the Sussex County half-mile track for Open Practice, taking laps on a smooth and tacky racing surface. The BD Motorsports Media LLC management team announced the 72-car turnout as the largest-ever for a…

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Georgetown Speedway 2019 Season Begins Saturday, March 9 with Open Practice

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Georgetown Speedway 2019 Season Begins Saturday, March 9 with Open Practice Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The much-anticipated 2019 season at Georgetown Speedway gets the green flag on Saturday, March 9. An Open Practice session is set for the progressively banked half-mile oval, providing racers with the opportunity to log laps and shake down equipment prior to the rich Melvin L. Joseph Memorial at the speedway on March 15-16. All divisions of race cars are welcome to participate in the March 9 Open Practice. Pit gates will be unlocked at 2 p.m. Track…

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$49 Per Lap Bolsters Melvin L. Joseph Memorial STSS Modified Event March 16 At Georgetown Speedway

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$49 Per Lap Bolsters Melvin L. Joseph Memorial STSS Modified Event March 16 At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – If a solid $6,949 to win for 49 laps wasn’t enough, the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial at Georgetown Speedway has gotten more lucrative. Thanks to the Melvin L. Joseph Family of Companies, all of the race’s 49 laps will pay $49, a total of $2,401 in lap money added to the already generous purse structure of $29,789. The opener for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco…

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Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Opens Georgetown Speedway 2019 Campaign March 15-16

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Race Season Approaching: Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Opens Georgetown Speedway 2019 Campaign March 15-16 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Punxsutawney Phil says spring is around the corner. And race season at Georgetown Speedway is quickly approaching. The Melvin L. Joseph Memorial will satisfy the appetites of race-starved Northeast fans on Friday-Saturday March 15-16. Two full days of racing are planned for the Sussex County half-mile oval. On Friday night (March 15), Small-Block Modifieds take the headline with a 30-lap main event offering $4,049 to the race winner. This event is open to small-block…

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NASCAR Legend Bobby Allison to Serve As Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Grand Marshal at Georgetown Speedway

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NASCAR Legend Bobby Allison to Serve As Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Grand Marshal at Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A pioneer of NASCAR racing and one of the sport’s most beloved figures – Bobby Allison – will serve as the Grand Marshal for the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial at Georgetown Speedway. Allison, the 1983 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion, is scheduled appear at the Sussex County half-mile oval on Saturday, March 16, prior to the 2019 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco opener. The event honors Allison’s…

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Chesapeake Paving & J.W. Brown Trucking To Sponsor 2019 Georgetown Speedway Crate 602 Sportsman Division

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Chesapeake Paving & J.W. Brown Trucking To Sponsor 2019 Georgetown Speedway Crate 602 Sportsman Division Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Crate 602 Sportsman division at Georgetown Speedway often produces some of the most memorable events each race night. In 2019, the division will boast a new title sponsor at the Sussex County half-mile track. Chesapeake Paving & J.W. Brown Trucking have teamed up to present the Crate 602 Sportsman division in ’19. The division makes six appearances at Georgetown this season, including three races sanctioned by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track…

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Norm Hansell Motorsports No. 357 to Anchor Georgetown Speedway Display at Motorsports Show This Weekend

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Norm Hansell Motorsports No. 357 to Anchor Georgetown Speedway Display at Motorsports Show This Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Northeast and Mid-Atlantic auto racing is in the spotlight this weekend at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa., and Georgetown Speedway will be there. The Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show Fueled By Sunoco and Distributed by Insinger Performance takes place this Friday-Sunday (Jan. 18-20) with 240,000 square feet of ‘nothing but racing’ inside the Expo Center. Georgetown Speedway boasts a 400-square-foot display in Booths 416-417 and 516-517. The…

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L&J Sheet Metal Named Title Modified Sponsor for Georgetown Speedway 2019

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L&J Sheet Metal Named Title Modified Sponsor for Georgetown Speedway 2019, Sunoco Takes Super Late Model Naming Rights Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The anticipated 2019 season at Georgetown Speedway is beginning to take shape with the first on-track action planned for March. L&J Sheet Metal, based in Laurel, Del., has taken on the role of title sponsor for the Sussex County facility’s big-block/small-block Modified division in the upcoming season. Meanwhile, Sunoco Race Fuels, via distributor Insinger Performance, will claim naming rights of the Super Late Model division. L&J Sheet Metal, owned and…

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Georgetown Speedway Announces 2019 Schedule

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  Georgetown Speedway Announces 2019 Schedule – New Record $12,000-to-win Super Late Model Event Planned for August Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Big names. Big races. Big money. That’s the theme of an exciting 2019 schedule for Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway. BD Motorsports Media LLC returns for a fourth season of promotion at the historic Sussex County half-mile oval, with exciting special events planned from March through November on selected dates. An open practice will kick off the ’19 season on Saturday, March 9, providing opportunity for teams to test and tune. The ’19…

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Mother Nature Ends Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend At Georgetown Speedway

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Mother Nature Ends Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS GEORGETOWN, DE – Despite the best efforts of track crew and management, the Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend at Georgetown Speedway fell to the weather. On Saturday, forecasters called for clearing throughout the afternoon and evening. A heavy mist stayed over the speedway and didn’t allow for racing. As a result, the entire weekend’s program was slated to run on Sunday with hot laps scheduled at 10 a.m. Track crews worked the Georgetown clay until midnight to prepare for the Sunday doubleheader. Once again, Mother Nature had other ideas.…

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GEORGETOWN SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES REVISED WEEKEND SCHEDULE – MID-ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP

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GEORGETOWN SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES REVISED WEEKEND SCHEDULE – MID-ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP Due to the coastal storm moving in on Friday, Georgetown Speedway has announced a revised schedule for Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. Please review carefully. Questions should be directed to the speedway line at 302.563.4896 only! Saturday, October 27 2 p.m. – Pit Gates Open 4 p.m. – Grandstand Gates Open 4:50 p.m. – Track Run-In & MASS 305 Sprint Car Motor Heat followed by Hot Laps Delmarva Chargers Delaware Super Trucks MASS 305 Sprint Cars Small-Block Modifieds Super Late Models STSS Crate 602 Sportsman STSS Modified (timed) Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars…

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Two Full Days of Auto Racing At Georgetown Speedway October 26-27 With Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend

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Two Full Days of Auto Racing At Georgetown Speedway October 26-27 With Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The curtain will come down on the 2018 season Friday-Saturday October 26-27 with two huge days of racing at Georgetown Speedway. The third annual Mid-Atlantic Championship weekend features a plethora of auto racing on the Sussex County half-mile oval. Over the two days, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds, Super Late Models, Small-Block Modifieds, STSS Crate 602 Sportsman, RUSH Late Models, Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series, Southern Delaware…

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Duane Howard & Josh Weller Lead Georgetown Speedway Friday Night ‘September Showdown’ Victors

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  Duane Howard & Josh Weller Lead Georgetown Speedway Friday Night 'September Showdown' Victors; 124 Race Cars Fill Pit Area Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – With a jam-packed grandstand looking on, Duane Howard (Sunoco Modified) and Josh Weller (Capitol Renegade United Racing Club) headlined Friday night’s ‘September Showdown’ winners at Georgetown Speedway. Oley, Pa.’s Howard took home $3,000 for his second big-block/small-block Modified triumph of the season in the 30-lap event, while Weller annexed the URC Sprint Car event, run as a 27-lap feature in honor of Sprint Car legend Greg Hodnett, who…

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Georgetown Speedway Back In Action Friday, September 21 With September Showdown

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Georgetown Speedway Back In Action Friday, September 21 With September Showdown Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After nearly a month of inactivity, action returns to Georgetown Speedway on Friday, September 21. The ‘September Showdown’ features a full lineup of auto racing on the banked, half-mile oval. The lightning-fast Capitol Renegade United Racing Club (URC) 360 Sprint Cars make their only 2018 appearance at Georgetown, competing in a 25-lap A-Main. Entering the Georgetown event, Josh Weller of Mertztown, Pa., leads the URC standings off the strength of two feature wins. Curt Michael of nearby…

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URC 360 Sprint Cars, Sunoco Modifieds Headline Georgetown ‘September Showdown’ Friday, September 21

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URC 360 Sprint Cars, Sunoco Modifieds Headline Georgetown ‘September Showdown’ Friday, September 21 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – On Friday, September 21, the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club (URC) 360 Sprint Cars make their only appearance of the season at Georgetown Speedway in a double-headline show with the Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds. The annual ‘September Showdown’ brings the touring URC Sprint Cars to Georgetown for a 25-lap feature. The previously utilized July URC date was moved to September to ease the tow for Pennsylvania and New Jersey 360 Sprint Car teams battling beach traffic.…

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Wild Last Lap Sends Anthony Perrego To Victory Lane Tuesday At Georgetown Speedway

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Wild Last Lap Sends Anthony Perrego To Victory Lane Tuesday At Georgetown Speedway Before MAV-TV Cameras Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – With MAV-TV cameras on site, Tuesday night’s VAHLCO Racing Wheels ‘Blast at the Beach’ at Georgetown Speedway produced a made-for-television conclusion. After a slide job and ensuing crossover move on the final lap, Anthony Perrego edged Craig Von Dohren for the 35-lap big-block/small-block Modified victory in the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Velocita-USA South Region Event No. 5 contested before a large crowd at the Sussex County…

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Short Track Super Series ‘Blasts’ Into Georgetown Speedway August 28 For VAHLCO ‘Blast at the Beach’

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Short Track Super Series ‘Blasts’ Into Georgetown Speedway August 28 For VAHLCO ‘Blast at the Beach’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco “blasts” into Georgetown Speedway next Tuesday, August 28. The fifth annual ‘Blast at the Beach’ presented by VAHLCO Racing Wheels turns the attention of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic race fans to the Georgetown banked half-mile track for an historical night. The cameras of MAV-TV will record the action for broadcast for the first time in series – and track – history. The…

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Jones Racing Products To Support Modified Dash, Crate Sportsman 20 At Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach’

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Jones Racing Products To Support Modified Dash, Crate Sportsman 20 At Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – MAV-TV national television cameras descend on Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway on Tuesday, August 28 for the ‘Blast at the Beach’ presented by VAHLCO Wheels. And Jones Racing Products will be part of it. For the first time in the history of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, an event will be nationally televised on MAV-TV with the fifth running of the ‘Blast at the Beach’ Velocita-USA South…

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Design for Vision/Sunglass Central To Provide Ray-Ban Sunglasses To ‘Blast at the Beach’ Podium

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Design for Vision/Sunglass Central To Provide Ray-Ban Sunglasses To ‘Blast at the Beach’ STSS Modified & Crate 602 Sportsman Top-Three Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – You can’t go to the beach without sunglasses. So it’s only fitting that Design for Vision/Sunglass Central has signed on as a marketing partner for the ‘Blast at the Beach’ presented by VAHLCO Wheels at Georgetown Speedway on Tuesday, August 28. For the first time in the history of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, an event will be nationally televised on MAV-TV…

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Howard & Whaley Lead Georgetown Speedway Winners Friday Night

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Duane Howard (Sunoco Modified) & Amanda Whaley (Super Late Model) Lead Georgetown Speedway Winners Friday Night Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Duane Howard and Amanda Whaley shared the spotlight before a packed house on Friday night at Georgetown Speedway. Howard, of Oley, Pa., drove to his first win of the season at the Sussex County half-mile oval in the 30-lap Sunoco Modified feature, while First State native Whaley found Super Late Model Victory Lane in the 25-lap main. Both drivers earned $3,250 for their efforts. The night’s events were presented by Blue Hen…

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Boosted $3,250 To Win Both Sunoco Modifieds & Super Late Models Friday At Georgetown

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Boosted $3,250 To Win Both Sunoco Modifieds & Super Late Models Friday At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The stakes have risen for Friday night’s double-headliner event at Georgetown Speedway. Thanks to the support of area businesses, BOTH the Sunoco Modified and Super Late Model divisions will compete for $3,250 to win on Blue Hen Dispose-All Night at the Sussex County half-mile oval this Friday, July 20. The Sunoco Modified event was slated to pay $3,000 for its distance of 30 laps. Stockley Tavern, located just south of the speedway on…

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Two Headline Divisions, One Big Night: Sunoco Modifieds & Super Late Models Headline Friday, July 20 Georgetown Speedway Show

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Two Headline Divisions, One Big Night: Sunoco Modifieds & Super Late Models Headline Friday, July 20 Georgetown Speedway Show Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Two headline divisions, one big night. On Friday, July 20, Georgetown Speedway returns to action with a huge event headlined by Sunoco Modifieds ($3,000 to win, 30 laps) and Super Late Models ($2,700 to win, 25 laps) all on one race night! The night’s events are sponsored by Blue Hen Dispose-All located in Millsboro, Del. Sunoco Modifieds are back on the banked half-mile oval for the first time in…

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Hollidge Hauls To $3,500 Georgetown Speedway Super Late Model Payday

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Dale Hollidge Hauls To $3,500 Georgetown Speedway Super Late Model Payday Before Huge Friday Night Crowd Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Super Late Models made their first appearance at Georgetown Speedway of 2018 on Friday night, and no one was happier about it than Dale Hollidge. Hollidge, of Mechanicsville, Md., dominated the ‘Clash for Cash’ 35-lap feature and picked up a $3,500 payday aboard the Greg Gunter-owned No. 0. The win was Hollidge’s second at the Sussex County half-mile oval and first since 2016. “I look forward to coming over here to…

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Lathroum Set to Invade Georgetown Speedway Friday Night

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“The Jet” Jamie Lathroum Set to Invade Georgetown Speedway Friday Night for Super Late Model ‘Clash for Cash’ Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A “Jet” will land at Georgetown Speedway on Friday night. This particular ‘Jet’ comes in the form of popular Maryland Super Late Model talent Jamie Lathroum, who will cross the Bay Bridge in search of a $3,500 payday in the 35-lap ‘Clash for Cash’ event at the Sussex County half-mile oval. Super Late Models make their first Georgetown appearance of the season on Friday. Lathroum, of Mechanicsville, Md., is no…

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‘Clash for Cash’ Set for Friday, June 29 at Georgetown Speedway

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Super Late Model Fans Have Been Waiting: ‘Clash for Cash’ Set for Friday, June 29 at Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Super Late Model fans across the Mid-Atlantic have been waiting for this one. For the first time in 2018, the Super Late Models hit the clay at Georgetown Speedway on Friday, June 29. The ‘Clash for Cash’ offers a healthy $3,500 payday for 35 laps around the Sussex County half-mile oval. Drivers will receive $350 just to take the green flag. The Super Late Model division has yet to compete…

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Super Late Models ‘Clash for Cash’ Friday, June 29 At Georgetown Speedway

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It’s “Super Season” At Georgetown Speedway: Super Late Models ‘Clash for Cash’ Friday, June 29 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – It’s ‘Super season’ at Georgetown Speedway. The powerful Super Late Models make their first start of 2018 at Georgetown Speedway on Friday, June 29 with the ‘Clash for Cash’ paying a healthy $3,500 to win for 35 laps on the Sussex County half-mile oval. The Super Late Model division has yet to compete on the progressive banking put into place during the off-season. Practice sessions have been positive, with side-by-side racing expected. The…

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Von Dohren Rim-Rides to Victory under Georgetown ‘Friday Night Lights’

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Craig Von Dohren Rim-Rides to Victory under Georgetown ‘Friday Night Lights’ Earning $3,000 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Craig Von Dohren put on a show under the ‘Friday Night Lights’ at Georgetown Speedway. Von Dohren, after starting ninth in the 30-lap Sunoco big-block/small-block Modified feature, roared to Victory Lane, pocketing $3,000 for his efforts. A heavy track surface from recent rainfall didn’t deter the Oley, Pa., driver, who rode the rim of the half-mile oval in Dick Biever’s No. 14s. “With all the rain, it (the track) was fast and choppy in spots…

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It’s Back to Racing This Friday Night, June 1 at Georgetown Speedway

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It’s Back to Racing This Friday Night, June 1 at Georgetown Speedway; Sunoco Modifieds Headline Show Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE - After a month off, it’s back to racing this Friday night (June 1) at Georgetown Speedway. Under the lights, the Sussex County half-mile oval welcomes Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds for a 30-lap main event offering $3,000 to the winner and $300 to take the green flag plus a full program of live and local stock car racing. There has been no on-track activity at Georgetown since the May 4 Deron Rust Memorial, meaning…

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Sheppard Takes Delaware International ‘Diamond State 50’ Event

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‘Super Matt’ No Longer A Short Track Super Series Bridesmaid: Sheppard Takes Delaware International ‘Diamond State 50’ Event Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – After a pair of runner-up efforts in the first two Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco events, Matt Sheppard is no longer a bridesmaid. The Waterloo, N.Y., driver had finished second in the two opening Velocita-USA South Region events. On Thursday night, Sheppard drove the Hurlock Auto & Speed No. 9s to victory in the ‘Diamond State 50’ at Delaware International Speedway, pocketing $5,000 for his…

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Stars Are Out Thursday, May 24 at Delaware International Speedway for Short Track Super Series ‘Diamond State 50’

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Stars Are Out Thursday, May 24 at Delaware International Speedway for Short Track Super Series ‘Diamond State 50’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – The stars will be out this Thursday (May 24) at Delaware International Speedway. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco invades the Cathell family’s half-mile for the annual ‘Diamond State 50’ headlined by the STSS Velocita-USA South Region Modifieds racing for $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green in the 50-lap main. Waterloo, N.Y.’s ‘Super’ Matt Sheppard, driving for Maryland-based Hurlock…

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