Delaware International Speedway

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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