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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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Deron Rust Memorial Next At Georgetown Speedway Friday, May 4

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Deron Rust Memorial Next At Georgetown Speedway Friday, May 4 Honoring True Supporter of Delaware Dirt Racing Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A man with true passion for Delaware auto racing and particularly Georgetown Speedway will be honored on Friday, May 4. Deron Rust, standout First State driver who later took over the promotional reigns at Georgetown, will be remembered with the annual running of the Deron Rust Memorial at the Sussex County track. Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds headline the card with qualifying and a 33-lap main event offering $3,396 to the winner and…

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Robinson, Whaley, Hubbard Join Strong RUSH Late Model Field for Thursday’s ‘Battle of the Bay’ Event

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Ross Robinson, Amanda Whaley, Austin Hubbard Join Strong RUSH Late Model Field for Thursday’s ‘Battle of the Bay’ Event Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Northeast’s top RUSH Late Model talent will converge on Georgetown Speedway this Thursday night (April 19). For the first time in the history of the Sussex County half-mile track, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series invades for a “Marquee Tour” event paying $2,000 to the winner as part of a four-night Mid-Atlantic ‘Battle of the Bay’ Speedweek. Area Super Late Model stars are gearing…

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Weekend Winners Pauch Jr. and Friesen to Chase Huge $6,000 Payday Thursday at Georgetown

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Weekend Winners Billy Pauch Jr. and Stewart Friesen to Chase Huge $6,000 Sunoco Modified Payday Thursday at Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A Sunoco big-block/small-block Modified racer could take home $6,000 from Georgetown Speedway on Thursday night. And two of the weekend’s big-money winners are heading south to chase it. Billy Pauch Jr., who won both Friday night’s opener at Big Diamond Speedway in Minersville, Pa., and Saturday’s lid-lifter at New Egypt (N.J.) Speedway, and Stewart Friesen, the victor in the Bruce Rogers Memorial Saturday at Grandview Speedway…

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Buzz Builds for Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 ‘Battle of the Bay’

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Buzz Builds for Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 ‘Battle of the Bay’ Featuring Sunoco Modified and RUSH Late Model Double-Headliner Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A definite “buzz” is in the air surrounding the ‘Battle of the Bay’ at Georgetown Speedway. The first-time happening at the Sussex County half-mile oval takes place on Thursday, April 19 with two headline events on the docket. Thanks to a pair of generous sponsors, the stakes have risen for the Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds. Taylor and Messick of Harrington, Del., has boosted the winner’s share of the Modified…

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Taylor & Messick ‘Long Green Line’ Adds Some ‘Green’ To Georgetown Thursday, April 19 Show

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Taylor & Messick ‘Long Green Line’ Adds Some ‘Green’ To Georgetown Thursday, April 19 Show – Now $4,000 To Win Modifieds! Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – As Delaware’s top source for John Deere equipment, Taylor & Messick has long been known in the First State for its ‘Long Green Line’ of inventory. On Thursday, April 19 at Georgetown Speedway, Taylor & Messick is offering a different kind of “green” to Sunoco big-block/small-block Modified racers. The ‘Battle of the Bay’ 25-lap big-block/small-block Modified event at the historic half-mile will now offer an increased $4,000…

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Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 Program Appeals To Modified and Late Model Fans Alike

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Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 Program Appeals To Modified and Late Model Fans Alike Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The appetites of both Modified and Late Model fans will be satisfied on Thursday, April 19 at Georgetown Speedway. The ‘Battle of the Bay’ early season midweek program is headlined by an exciting doubleheader of RUSH Late Models, the first-ever touring series race for the division at Georgetown, and Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds in a $3,000-to-win main event. For the first time in history, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring series…

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Watt Passes Sheppard Late To Win Georgetown Speedway Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Worth $6,949

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Watt A Race: Ryan Watt Makes Late Pass Of Matt Sheppard To Win Georgetown Speedway Melvin L. Joseph Memorial $6,949 Short Track Super Series Event Story By: CODY MANMILLER/SHORT TRACK SUPER SERIES Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff GEORGETOWN, DE – Finally, after a handful of runner-up finishes at Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway, Ryan Watt outgunned Matt Sheppard to capture the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial on Saturday night, the series opener for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Presented by Sunoco. Watt’s triumph was his fourth career win on the STSS tour, but his first at Georgetown Speedway in…

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Von Dohren Opens 2018 Northeast Season With $4,049 Small-Block Modified Victory At Georgetown

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Craig Von Dohren Opens 2018 Northeast Season With $4,049 Small-Block Modified Victory At Georgetown Speedway Story By: CODY MANMILLER/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Craig Von Dohren used a restart with 18 laps remaining to cruise to a season-opening victory on Friday night’s portion of the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial weekend at Georgetown Speedway. Von Dohren, of Oley, Pa., jumped ahead of Billy Pauch Jr. on lap 12, and secured the lead before the caution flag flew again just two laps later in front of a packed grandstand despite a chilly evening to capture a $4,049-payday. The…

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62 Teams Hit Georgetown Speedway Clay Saturday For Open Practice

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62 Teams Hit Georgetown Speedway Clay Saturday For Open Practice; Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Up Next Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Georgetown Speedway launched its 2018 season on Saturday afternoon with a day-long ‘Test and Tune’ session on the half-mile, banked clay oval. A solid 62 race teams took advantage of an Open Practice session to shake down their equipment in advance of the March 16-17 Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Season Opener. During the four-hour practice, speedway management launched its all-new AMB transponder scoring system, lit the recently installed LED lap counter and…

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Holy Halmar! Halmar Racing Owner Chris Larsen Sending Six Teams South To Georgetown

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Holy Halmar! Halmar Racing Owner Chris Larsen Sending Six Teams South To Georgetown March 16-17 Melvin L. Joseph Weekend! Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Holy Halmar! Halmar Racing owner Chris Larsen has announced he will send six – yes, six – race teams south to Delaware for the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Weekend Friday-Saturday March 16-17 at Georgetown Speedway. The weekend includes the milestone 50th event in the history of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. Leading the brigade is Stewart Friesen, who has shined in NASCAR Camping…

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Georgetown Speedway To Host Practice Saturday, March 10

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Open For Business: Georgetown Speedway To Host Practice Saturday, March 10 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The resurfaced and progressively banked Georgetown Speedway will be ‘open for business’ this Saturday, March 10. An Open Practice is scheduled for the half-mile oval from 1-5 p.m. All race vehicles are invited to participate. Racers will be given a fully prepped and manicured speedway in advance of the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Weekend Season Opener March 16-17. Gates will open at noon. Cars will hit the track at 1 p.m. with continuous rounds for all divisions…

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Will There Be A Record $57,500 Champion? The Chase Begins March 16-17 At Georgetown

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Will There Be A Record $57,500 Champion? The Chase Begins March 16-17 At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Will there be a $57,500 champion in 2018? Race fans can witness this historic chase get underway on March 16-17 when the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco opens its season with the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Weekend at Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway. Thanks to the efforts of Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger Performance, the STSS offers the most lucrative champion’s share in the country for big-block/small-block Modified racers this…

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Chesapeake Paving Boosts March 16-17 Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Georgetown Opener

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Chesapeake Paving Boosts March 16-17 Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Georgetown Opener: $6,949 To Win STSS Modifieds; $4,049 To Win Small-Block Modifieds Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The 2018 Northeast dirt-track Modified opener has gotten more lucrative. Jeff Brown’s Chesapeake Paving of Salisbury, Md., sweetened the pot for the season-opening Melvin L. Joseph Memorial weekend March 16-17 at Georgetown Speedway. The two-day program includes the 50th race in Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco history on Saturday, as the 49-lap big-block/small-block event kicks off the eight-race STSS Velocita-USA South…

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Georgetown Speedway Announces Diverse 2018 Schedule

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Georgetown Speedway Announces Diverse 2018 Schedule; Opening Melvin L. Joseph Weekend March 16-17 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Historic Georgetown Speedway is preparing for another diverse and exciting season of stock car racing in 2018. Speedway promoter BD Motorsports Media LLC has released the new schedule featuring a line-up of special events for race fans and competitors in the Mid-Atlantic region. The first on-track action at the Sussex County half-mile oval is set for Saturday, March 10 with an open practice session from 1-5 p.m. The following weekend, Georgetown opens…

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Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Expands To Two-Day ‘Weekend’ Opener

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Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Expands To Two-Day ‘Weekend’ Opener March 16-17 At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The founder of Georgetown Speedway – Melvin L. Joseph – will be honored with an opening weekend in 2018. Georgetown Speedway has announced its Northeast dirt Modified opener will expand to a two-day event. The Melvin L. Joseph Memorial kick-starts the season at the Sussex County facility on Friday-Saturday March 16-17. The Friday night (March 16) portion of the program will be headlined by small-block Modifieds competing in a 30-lap feature paying $3,049 to…

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

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

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219 Competitors Enter Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend At Georgetown Speedway

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

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Clinching Scenarios: SSTS South Heading Into This Weekend At Georgetown

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

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

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

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

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

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Diversity Key At Georgetown Speedway During Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Devin Moran Dominates Georgetown Speedway

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

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

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

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Franek Continues to Rule Delaware

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Hubbard Dominates Independence Day Summer Classic

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

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

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

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

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

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Friesen Rebounds For Deron Rust Memorial Victory

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

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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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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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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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