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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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Richest Delaware Dirt-Track Modified Race Of 2015 Set For Tuesday, September 1 At Georgetown Speedway; HUGE Pay Structure In Place For ‘Blast at the Beach’ Event; Short Track Super Series South Region Title Up For Grabs

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] GEORGETOWN, DE – The richest dirt Modified race all year in the state of Delaware is fast approaching. 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 feature racing, the ‘Blast at the…

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Richards Capitalizes On Hubbard’s Misfortune, Scores Fulton Bank 50 Victory At Delaware International Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Richards Capitalizes On Hubbard’s Misfortune, Scores Fulton Bank 50 Victory At Delaware International Speedway   Three-Time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Scores $10,725 Payday in First Round of National Tour's Mid-Atlantic Tripleheader Weekend DELMAR, Del. - Aug. 13, 2015 - Josh Richards took advantage of Austin Hubbard's misfortune to claim his fifth World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season inThursday's Fulton Bank 50, earning a $10,725 payday at Delaware International Speedway. Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., pressured Hubbard of Seaford, Del., through the second half of the 50-lap race…

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Hubbard Welcomes World of Outlaws Late Model Series To Mid-Atlantic Region For Blockbuster Three-Race Weekend

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Hubbard Welcomes World of Outlaws Late Model Series To Mid-Atlantic Region For Blockbuster Three-Race Weekend   Delaware Driver Joins National Tour during Tripleheader Weekend at Delaware International Speedway, Potomac Speedway & Winchester Speedway Austin Hubbard's 2015 season has produced one instance of bad luck after another, but if there's anything Hubbard has learned in his 10 years of Late Model racing it's that his luck will change eventually. This weekend would be a perfect time for Hubbard's luck to take a turn for the better as the 23-year-old Seaford, Del., driver prepares for the World of Outlaws Late…

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

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*After Delaware International, August 5 Position Car No. Driver Bridgeport Big Diamond NES Delaware Total 1 71 David Van Horn Jr. 95 58 72 100 325 2 14W Ryan Watt 85 72 85 60 302 3 91/7 Rick Laubach 100 100 42 50 292 4 55 Anthony Perrego 62 85 90 54 291 5 14s Craig Von Dohren 90 42 56 90 278 6 18 Jr. Billy Pauch Jr. 72 76 80 45 273 7 30 Jamie Mills 68 80 44 76 268 8 901/747 Ryan Godown 76 52 95 44 267 9 19B Brian Kressley 50 45 45 72…

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Huge Night: David Van Horn Jr. Takes $5,215 ‘Diamond State 50’ Triumph At Delaware International Speedway, Blasts Into Short Track Super Series South Region Point Lead; Brad Trice (Crate 602 Sportsman) & Billy Cropper (Super Truck) Also Score Before Large Wednesday Crowd

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Huge Night: David Van Horn Jr. Takes $5,215 ‘Diamond State 50’ Triumph At Delaware International Speedway, Blasts Into Short Track Super Series South Region Point Lead; Brad Trice (Crate 602 Sportsman) & Billy Cropper (Super Truck) Also Score Before Large Wednesday Crowd Release Prepared By Cody Manmiller DELMAR, DE - In an absolutely crucial race in the South Region point standings, David Van Horn Jr. dominated the ‘Diamond State 50’ for a massive $5,000-plus payday, and a new lead in the standings. Harmony, N.J.’s Van Horn, after drawing the fourth-starting position, eventually took the lead on lap 29, and cruised…

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Anticipation: Delaware International Speedway ‘Diamond State 50’ Will Wait One More Day; Predicted Rain Pushes Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Event to WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5

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Anticipation: Delaware International Speedway ‘Diamond State 50’ Will Wait One More Day; Predicted Rain Pushes Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Event to WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 DELMAR, DE – The 10-year wait for the return of the ‘Diamond State 50’ has been extended by one more day. Due to a forecast of 60 percent chance of rain and severe thunderstorms for Tuesday afternoon/evening, Delaware International Speedway promoter Charlie Cathell and Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek organizer Brett Deyo have collectively postponed the ‘Diamond State 50’ from its original Tuesday date to Wednesday, August 5. The Wednesday forecast…

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27,118 Reasons For Drivers To Compete At Delaware International Speedway Tuesday, August 4 As Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Invades For ‘Diamond State 50’ Special; New York’s Anthony Perrego, Massachusetts Driver Andy Bachetti To Make Delaware Debuts

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27,118 Reasons For Drivers To Compete At Delaware International Speedway Tuesday, August 4 As Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Invades For ‘Diamond State 50’ Special; New York’s Anthony Perrego, Massachusetts Driver Andy Bachetti To Make Delaware Debuts DELMAR, DE – $27,118! That is the latest cash total to be distributed Tuesday (August 4) at Delaware International Speedway when Taylor & Messick and Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply present the return of the ‘Diamond State 50’ to the First State auto racing scene. Modified racers, utilizing big- and small-block power, will battle for $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th…

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After 10-Year Absence, The ‘Diamond State 50’ Returns To Delaware International Speedway On Tuesday, August 4; $25,000-Plus Pay Structure In Place For Modified 50; Crates Featured In $1,000-To-Win Main; Bonuses Adding Up

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] DELMAR, DE – For the first time in 10 years, the ‘Diamond State 50’ has returned to the Delaware International Speedway schedule. Now, the event is just one week away! On Tuesday, August 4 (rain date: August 5), the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds roll into Charlie Cathell’s historic Route 13 facility for a 50-lap, $5,000-to-win ‘Diamond State 50’ showcase of drivers from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and more.  This marks the first ‘Diamond State 50’ running since 2005. Taylor & Messick, in addition to Hurlock Auto & Speed, are…

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The Contenders: Laubach, Watt, Perrego, Pauch Jr., Van Horn & Godown Separated By Just 19 Points Entering Next Short Track Super Series

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] DELMAR, DE - As the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek (STSS) Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region presented by Scotty’s Speed & Diesel heads to The First State for the final two legs of the five-race series, six drivers are tightly locked into a battle to grab the title and top prize of $7,500.   After traveling to Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway for the ‘South Jersey Shootout,’ the ‘Anthracite Assault’ at Big Diamond Speedway in Minersville, Pa., and New Egypt (N.J.) Speedway for the ‘Dirty Jersey 3,’ Rick Laubach and Ryan Watt are tied atop the standings…

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Delaware International Speedway ‘Diamond State 50’ Next Up For Short Track Super Series South Region; Huge 50-Lap Event Boasts $25,000-Plus Payout; Rick Laubach & Ryan Watt Tied For Point Lead

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] DELMAR, DE – A tie for the series point lead, one of the richest Modified events in Delaware International Speedway history and the return of a storied event after a decade-long absence. Yes, there is plenty of buzz for the 2015 ‘Diamond State 50’ spectacular. On Tuesday, August 4 (rain date: Aug. 5), the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek big-block/small-block Modifieds journey south to Charlie Cathell’s half-mile oval for the ‘Diamond State 50’ for the Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region presented by Scotty’s Speed & Diesel. STSS Modifieds race 50 laps for a minimum of…

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Ross Robinson Enjoys Learning Experience During World of Outlaws Late Model Series Northern Trek

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] Delaware Driver Makes All Five A-Mains Between WoO LMS Great Northern Tour & Lernerville Speedway's Firecracker 100 Weekend The final two weeks of June were quite busy for Georgetown, Del., driver Ross Robinson. The 25-year-old racer competed at four new tracks while traveling more than 1,500 miles to New York, across the Canadian border into Ontario and back south to Pennsylvania. Robinson followed the World of Outlaws Late Model Series for every race on the national tour's northern excursion June 18-27, competing in three events during the WoO LMS Great Northern Tour through New York and Ontario before…

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Delaware International Speedway Makes Additions To 2015 Racing Format

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Delaware International Speedway Makes Additions To 2015 Racing Format The management of the Delaware International Speedway is making changes to enhance the racing format for 2015. These changes will come to both premiere divisions. The Napa Big Block Modifieds will now see more competition in the weeks to come. Track promoter, Charles Cathell states, he has been approached by several racers over the past few weeks. These teams have expressed their interest in participating with the ever growing popular 363 maximum cubic inch small block engines. After careful consideration, Cathell and his track technical staff have made the decision to…

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5/2-Mason Dixon Series invades Airport Speedway

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In just a little under one week, the Mason Dixon 270 Micro Sprint Series will be making their first of two stops at Airport Speedway on their 2015 tour. Now as everyone knows, 270 2 Stroke drivers, with their we-live-on-the-ragged-edge lifestyle and their never-say-die (until it dies) attitude, push it to the limit every time they get on the track. And as the story goes, there is not one 2 stroke track out there said to be more demanding than Airport Speedway in New Castle, DE (for better or for worse). The Mason Dixon Series drivers, who typically show off…

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RADCLIFF VICTORIOUS IN MAIN EVENT AT AIRPORT SPEEDWAY

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RADCLIFF VICTORIOUS IN MAIN EVENT AT AIRPORT SPEEDWAY Article co-written by Track Reporters Alex Swift & Reese Long   The first race of the 2015 season brought out the fans in droves, with all of them anxious and ready to watch what many refer to as a “spectacle of speed.”   At 7pm on Saturday April 18th, with the fans in the stands, and the stars of the speedway ready to display their talents on the track, the first green flag of the new season was dropped and the qualifying heats were officially underway. The eight micro-sprint heats races, which…

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PERENNIAL FAVORITES – JAMIE MILLS & RICKY ELLIOTT TAKE OPENING NIGHT WINS AT DELAWARE

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PERENNIAL FAVORITES – JAMIE MILLS & RICKY ELLIOTT TAKE OPENING NIGHT WINS AT DELAWARE By CHARLIE BROWN, Delmar, DE –“Town of Delmar Night” kicked off the 2015 season on Saturday night at the Delaware International Speedway and by the end of the night, the seasoned veterans had prevailed. Jamie Mills of Milford, Del. captured the 25-lap NAPA Big Block Modified feature and Seaford, Del.’s Ricky Elliott came out on top in the 20-lap S.R. Pete and Son Super Late Model main. Other winners on the night included: Matt Hill of Georgetown, Del. in the Crate Models; Scott Hitchens of Gumboro,…

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