Short Track Super Series

VAHLCO Wheels Signs On as ‘Blast at the Beach’ Title Sponsor as MAV-TV Cameras Invade Georgetown Speedway

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VAHLCO Wheels Signs On as ‘Blast at the Beach’ Title Sponsor as MAV-TV Cameras Invade Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – It’s a late-summer tradition auto racing ‘must-see’ on Delmarva. Since August 2014, the ‘Blast at the Beach’ has evolved into one of the most anticipated dirt Modified events in the First State featuring the traveling stars of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco at the historic Georgetown Speedway. The 2019 edition is on the horizon Tuesday, August 27 and VAHLCO Wheels has signed on as title…

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Take Two: Short Track Super Series Returns to New Egypt Speedway Tuesday, August 20 for ‘Dirty Jersey 6’

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Take Two: Short Track Super Series Returns to New Egypt Speedway Tuesday, August 20 for ‘Dirty Jersey 6’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ – We’re back, Take Two! For the first time since 2016, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco returns to New Egypt Speedway on Tuesday, August 20. The unique 7/16ths-mile D-shaped track plays host to ‘Dirty Jersey’ which had been postponed by rain from its original date of May 23. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds will rumble on the New Egypt clay for 40 laps in Round No.…

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Short Track Super Series Falls to Rain at Woodhull; New Egypt & Georgetown Up Next

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Short Track Super Series Falls to Rain at Woodhull; New Egypt & Georgetown Up Next Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Ted Malinowski & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com WOODHULL, NY – With a forecast of afternoon and evening rain looming, Woodhull Raceway’s promotional team and management of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco have canceled the ‘Hustlin’ the High Banks 55’ scheduled for Tuesday night. The event, sponsored by NAPA Auto Parts of Addison and Corning, Maple City Dodge and Two Rivers Timber, was to include the Halmar International North Region Modifieds (55 laps, $5,500 to…

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MAV-TV Cameras Return to Georgetown Speedway Tuesday, Aug. 27 for VAHLCO Wheels ‘Blast at the Beach’

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MAV-TV Cameras Return to Georgetown Speedway Tuesday, Aug. 27 for VAHLCO Wheels ‘Blast at the Beach’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – National television returns to Georgetown Speedway on Tuesday, August 27. For the second consecutive year, the cameras of MAV-TV will surround the Sussex County oval for the VAHLCO Wheels ‘Blast at the Beach’ to record the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco event for broadcast. If the 2019 edition is anything like last year’s version, fans are in for a memorable evening. A year ago, the large crowd…

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Short Track Super Series to “Hustle the High Banks” of Woodhull Raceway Tuesday, August 13

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Short Track Super Series to “Hustle the High Banks” of Woodhull Raceway Tuesday, August 13 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WOODHULL, NY – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco is set to “hustle the High Banks.” Woodhull Raceway, Ted and Brandi White’s unique, one-third-mile paperclip will host the STSS on Tuesday, August 13 when NAPA Auto Parts of Addison and Corning, Two Rivers Timber and Maple City Dodge present the ‘Hustlin’ the High Banks 55’ featuring a doubleheader of STSS Modifieds and STSS Crate 602 Sportsman. Annually, the Woodhull stop is…

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Stewart Friesen’s Big-Block Gains Retribution Sunday at BAPS Motor Speedway York County Nationals

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Stewart Friesen’s Big-Block Gains Retribution Sunday at BAPS Motor Speedway York County Nationals Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK, PA – After two consecutive years of disappointment, Stewart Friesen got retribution on Sunday evening at BAPS Motor Speedway. Friesen, of Sprakers, N.Y., rebounded from a pair of consecutive runner-up finishes after leading the York County Nationals to win the 18th edition presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger Performance. The 50-lap conquest annexed Friesen a paycheck of $10,300 for his efforts. The annual BAPS visit marked race No. 5 of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super…

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Bullring Battle: Andy Bachetti Emerges from Rough-and-Tumble Accord ‘Battle of the Bullring 7’ Victorious

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Bullring Battle: Andy Bachetti Emerges from Rough-and-Tumble Accord ‘Battle of the Bullring 7’ Victorious Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco visit to Accord Speedway is dubbed the ‘Battle of the Bullring’ each summer. Emphasis on the word “battle” on Tuesday night at Ulster County Bullring. Andy Bachetti ultimately grabbed the bull by the horns and picked up a $5,000 top prize in the 50-lap main event, serving as Round No. 6 of the Halmar International North Region. On a night that saw a…

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Back to BAPS This Sunday (July 14): $10,000-to-win York County Nationals on the Horizon

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Back to BAPS This Sunday (July 14): $10,000-to-win York County Nationals on the Horizon Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK HAVEN, PA – It’s “back to BAPS” for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco this Sunday, July 14. The red clay of BAPS Motor Speedway greets the STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds for their only appearance of 2019. And they do it in style! Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger Performance present the 18th annual York County Nationals offering $10,000 to win for 50 laps of racing on the four-tenths-mile clay oval! $1,000 will…

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Short Track Super Series Goes “Elbow’s-Up” at Quarter-Mile Accord Speedway This Tuesday Night (July 9)

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Short Track Super Series Goes “Elbow’s-Up” at Quarter-Mile Accord Speedway This Tuesday Night (July 9) Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Elbow’s-up! It’s the only phrase fitting for the annual invasion by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco to the tight confines of Accord Speedway. Nestled in the base of the Catskills, Gary and Donna Palmer’s quarter-mile oval annually provides no-holds-barred, in-your-race racing action. The ‘Battle of the Bullring 7’ rolls into Ulster County this Tuesday night (July 9) featuring the sixth round of the STSS Halmar International North…

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Stewart Friesen Needs All 50 Fonda Speedway Laps to Win STSS ‘Firecracker 50’ Wednesday Worth $10,700

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Stewart Friesen Needs All 50 Fonda Speedway Laps to Win STSS ‘Firecracker 50’ Wednesday Worth $10,700 Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway FONDA, NY – For the first time in the history of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, Fonda Speedway joined the series schedule in 2019. And what a debut it was on Wednesday night. After a wild 50-lap roller-coaster of a race, it was Sprakers, N.Y.’s, Stewart Friesen grabbing the win and the $10,700 in the inaugural Fuccillo Automotive Group ‘Firecracker 50’ presented by Teo-Pro Car at the Track…

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Short Track Super Series Announces $39,200 CASH Payout for July 3 Fonda Speedway ‘Firecracker’

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Short Track Super Series Announces $39,200 CASH Payout for July 3 Fonda Speedway ‘Firecracker’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY - $39,200 cash payout for 50 laps? It’s happening next Wednesday, July 3 at New York’s legendary Fonda Speedway. The inaugural Fuccillo Automotive Group ‘Firecracker 50’ presented by Teo-Pro car is an event that works for the racer! The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its debut at the Track of Champions in the fifth Halmar International North Region event of the 2019 season. The ‘Firecracker 50’ boasts a robust…

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A Fonda First: Short Track Super Series Invades ‘Track of Champions’ for Lucrative ‘Firecracker 50’ Wednesday, July 3

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A Fonda First: Short Track Super Series Invades ‘Track of Champions’ for Lucrative ‘Firecracker 50’ Wednesday, July 3 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – There are very few ‘firsts’ left for a facility with a storied history such as Fonda Speedway. On July 3, however, there will be something all-new to the famed Track of Champions. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its debut at Fonda on Wednesday, July 3 in one of the most lucrative ‘per-lap’ payouts in New York State dirt Modified racing…

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Stewart Friesen Beats Rain, Takes 14th Career Short Track Super Series Victory at Outlaw Speedway Worth $5,425

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Stewart Friesen Beats Rain, Takes 14th Career Short Track Super Series Victory at Outlaw Speedway Worth $5,425 Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY – With rain falling from the sky in Dundee, N.Y., the all-time winningest driver in Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified history celebrated on Wednesday night. Recovering from a miserable outing in the season’s most recent event at Big Diamond Speedway in Minersville, Pa., Stewart Friesen won the ‘Outlaw Showdown’ at Outlaw Speedway for the second consecutive year. Friesen prevailed in Race No. 4 of the Halmar…

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It’s Off to Outlaw Speedway Wednesday, June 19 for the Short Track Super Series North Region

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It’s Off to Outlaw Speedway Wednesday, June 19 for the Short Track Super Series North Region Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY – For the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, it’s off to Outlaw. Outlaw Speedway, that is! On Wednesday, June 19, Tyler Siri’s Dundee, N.Y., facility hosts the ‘Outlaw Showdown’ for the STSS big-block/small-block Modified Halmar International North Region. The 50-lap event pays $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green flag from a posted total purse of more than $25,000! A number of special…

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From 21st, Matt Sheppard Roars to ‘Anthracite Assault’ Victory Tuesday at Big Diamond Speedway; Nathan Brinker Crate 602 Sportsman Star

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From 21st, Matt Sheppard Roars to ‘Anthracite Assault’ Victory Tuesday at Big Diamond Speedway; Nathan Brinker Crate 602 Sportsman Star Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com MINERSVILLE, PA – Drawing 75 of 75 available numbers for his heat race. Starting 21st in the feature. None of the above deterred ‘Super Matt’ at Big Diamond Speedway Tuesday night. Matt Sheppard of Savannah, N.Y., parlayed an 11th-row starting position in the 50-lap ‘Anthracite Assault’ to a $5,000 victory in the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco ‘Civil War’ at the Schuylkill County track. The event…

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Short Track Super Series Annual ‘North vs. South’ Battle Arrives at Big Diamond Speedway Tuesday, June 4

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Short Track Super Series Annual ‘North vs. South’ Battle Arrives at Big Diamond Speedway Tuesday, June 4 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MINERSVILLE, PA – The annual ‘North vs. South’ Civil War of Big Diamond Speedway is set to be waged on Tuesday night (June 4). Both regions of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco clash in Coal Country for the ‘Anthracite Assault’ featuring the STSS Modifieds and STSS Crate 602 Sportsman. Points toward the Halmar International North Region and Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central…

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Decker Earns First Short Track Super Series Victory Sunday at Thunder Mountain Speedway

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From 13th, Billy Decker Earns First Short Track Super Series Victory Sunday at Thunder Mountain Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – Though he earned a series championship during the 2018 season, a victory with the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco had eluded Billy Decker. Until Sunday night. Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., thrilled a partisan local crowd at Thunder Mountain Speedway when he piloted the Jeremy Smith Racing No. 91 to a popular victory in the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ STSS Modified event contested on the eve of…

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Short Track Super Series Stars Set to Climb Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, May 26 for ‘Lightning on the Mountain’

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Short Track Super Series Stars Set to Climb Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, May 26 for ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – It’s ‘time to climb’ in Center Lisle, New York this Sunday (May 26) as the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco invades Thunder Mountain Speedway for the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ special. The ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ is one of the “original six” Short Track Super Series events from the 2014 inaugural season and traditionally draws a talented and diverse field of big-block/small-block Modified…

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New Egypt Speedway Short Track Super Series ‘Dirty Jersey 6’ Postponed to Tuesday, August 20

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New Egypt Speedway Short Track Super Series ‘Dirty Jersey 6’ Postponed to Tuesday, August 20 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photo By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ – With rain in the area throughout the morning and predicted severe weather in the evening hours, Thursday night’s ‘Dirty Jersey 6’ at New Egypt Speedway has been postponed to Tuesday, August 20. Rain formed over the Central Jersey facility during the morning hours and forecasters called for another wave in the late afternoon and evening, forcing the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco to shift the date to…

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Stewart Friesen, Max McLaughlin Announce Return to Weedsport Speedway for Monday’s Heroes Remembered 100

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Stewart Friesen, Max McLaughlin Announce Return to Weedsport Speedway for Monday’s Heroes Remembered 100 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (May 22, 2019) – An already stellar Super DIRTcar Series lineup received a boost on Wednesday morning as NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series championship contender, Stewart Friesen, announced he will join NASCAR K&N Pro Series East pilot, Max McLaughlin, for the Heroes Remembered 100 at Weedsport Speedway on Monday, May 27. Weedsport’s 2019 season lid lifter will pay $7,500 to the winner of the 100-lap Modified special featuring series regulars Matt Sheppard, Mat Williamson, Billy…

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Stars Aligning for Short Track Super Series Return to New Egypt Speedway Thursday Night

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Stars Aligning for Short Track Super Series Return to New Egypt Speedway Thursday Night Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ – We’re back! For the first time since 2016, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco returns to New Jersey’s New Egypt Speedway this Thursday night (May 23). The stars are aligning for an outstanding comeback to New Egypt, headlined by the 40-lap big-block/small-block Modified ‘Dirty Jersey 6’ paying $6,000-plus to the winner, Race No. 4 of the Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central. Matt…

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Stewart Friesen Hopes To Right the Ship On 2019 Misfortune This Weekend With the Short Track Super Series

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Stewart Friesen Hopes To Right the Ship On 2019 Misfortune This Weekend With the Short Track Super Series Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ – A quick glance at the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco all-time win list says it all. The STSS has been very good to Stewart Friesen. The Sprakers, N.Y., driver has won 13 STSS events, nearly double his closest rivals in series history. Friesen hopes to ‘right the ship’ on his 2019 season this weekend when he competes with the series at New Egypt Speedway…

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Short Track Super Series Kicks Into Overdrive On Memorial Day Weekend With Events At New Egypt (May 23) & Thunder Mountain (May 26)

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Short Track Super Series Kicks Into Overdrive On Memorial Day Weekend With Events At New Egypt (May 23) & Thunder Mountain (May 26) Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Memorial Day weekend is often referenced as the unofficial kickoff to summer. This year, as the country reflects on those who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco kicks into overdrive with a pair of events and all four series in competition. For the first time since 2016, the STSS returns…

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

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

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

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

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Short Track Super Series Invades Delaware International Speedway Tuesday, April 30 for Hurlock Auto & Speed ‘Diamond State 50’

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Short Track Super Series Invades Delaware International Speedway Tuesday, April 30 for Hurlock Auto & Speed ‘Diamond State 50’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – Destination: Delmar. On Tuesday, April 30, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco invades Delaware International Speedway for the Hurlock Auto & Speed ‘Diamond State 50’ special. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds race 50 laps for a total pay structure of more than $25,000: $5,000-plus to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green flag in addition to contingency awards and bonuses. The ‘Diamond State…

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Billy Decker Kicks Off Defense of Short Track Super Series North Region Title Sunday at Orange County Fair Speedway

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Billy Decker Kicks Off Defense of Short Track Super Series North Region Title Sunday at Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – In January, Billy Decker was at the pinnacle of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco world. Decker was honored as the 2018 STSS Halmar International North Region champion for the first time in his career, taking home $12,500 from the Bear Creek Mountain Resort for team owner Jeremy Smith. Unfortunately for the Sidney, N.Y., driver, the 2019 STSS season started on…

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Fifty of the Season’s Richest Modified Laps Will Be Run April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway ‘Hard Clay Open’

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Fifty of the Season’s Richest Modified Laps Will Be Run April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway ‘Hard Clay Open’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Fifty of the richest laps of the Northeast dirt Modified season will be contested Sunday, April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway. Escape RV presents the ‘Hard Clay Open’ to kick off the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region for big-block/small-block Modifieds. The 50-lap main event offers $11,919 to the winner, $1,150 for 10th and $700 just to take the…

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Hard Clay Open Kicks Off Orange County Fair Speedway 100th Anniversary Season Sunday, April 7

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Hard Clay Open Kicks Off Orange County Fair Speedway 100th Anniversary Season Sunday, April 7 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – A memorable 100th anniversary season for Orange County Speedway gets the green flag on Sunday, April 7. And the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco has the honor of kicking off the celebration at the Middletown, N.Y., facility. The Escape RV-presented ‘Hard Clay Open’ takes the track on April 7 to launch the STSS Halmar International North Region $12,500 championship battle. The series’ North Region has nine events on…

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Perrego Edges Sheppard Sunday for Port Royal ‘Speed Showcase’ Short Track Super Series Triumph

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What a Race: Anthony Perrego Edges Matt Sheppard Sunday for Port Royal ‘Speed Showcase’ Short Track Super Series Triumph Story by: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – What. A. Race. Two of New York State’s finest battled down the stretch of the 40-lap Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified main event Sunday afternoon at Port Royal Speedway. At the drop of the Sunoco checkered flags, it was Middletown, N.Y.’s Anthony Perrego taking a $5,000 victory in the ‘Speed Showcase’ driving for a Delmarva-based team owned by Gary Simpson. Perrego edged…

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The Anticipation Ends Sunday: Short Track Super Series Modifieds Are Back at Port Royal Speedway

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The Anticipation Ends Sunday: Short Track Super Series Modifieds Are Back at Port Royal Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – The anticipation has risen since the checkered flag fell last October at Port Royal Speedway. Modifieds are back at the ‘Speed Palace’ this Sunday, March 24. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco brings its brand of big-block/small-block Modified racing to Port Royal for the ‘Speed Showcase’ with a 40-lap main offering $5,000 to the winner. The event serves as Round No. 2 of the STSS Velocita-USA South…

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

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

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

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

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Short Track Super Series & All-Tech Raceway Announce Partnership for February 2020 ‘Sunshine Swing’

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Short Track Super Series & All-Tech Raceway Announce Partnership for February 2020 ‘Sunshine Swing’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, welcome to Florida. For the first time ever, the Short Track Super Series will venture to the Sunshine State in 2020. Series director Brett Deyo of BD Motorsports Media LLC and Wendell Durrance, promoter of All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., have reached an agreement for both the STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds and STSS Crate 602 Sportsman to compete at the half-mile oval next…

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After Confidence Building Thunder Mountain Victory, Danny Creeden Aims for 2019 Short Track Super Series Success

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After Confidence Building Thunder Mountain Victory, Danny Creeden Aims for 2019 Short Track Super Series Success Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com WURTSBORO, NY – One race can make a season. Just ask Danny Creeden. A supporter of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco since the series’ inception in 2014, Creeden was admittedly off his typical mark last season. Then, came the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ in September. When the STSS climbed Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y., Creeden had both luck and speed. Despite a right-rear American Racer tire that…

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Short Track Super Series Modifieds Are Back At Port Royal Speedway Sunday, March 24

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Short Track Super Series Modifieds Are Back At Port Royal Speedway Sunday, March 24 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – Modifieds, the ‘Speed Palace’ is waiting for you. After a rousing debut at Port Royal Speedway last October, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco returns on Sunday, March 24 for the ‘Speed Showcase’ event. Port Royal plays host to Round No. 2 of the STSS Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central, a 40-lap big-block/small-block battle offering $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and…

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Michael Storms Takes On New Challenge, Chasing Short Track Super Series 2019 North Region Title

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Michael Storms Takes On New Challenge, Chasing Short Track Super Series 2019 North Region Title Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com WURTSBORO, NY – A new challenge is on the horizon for Michael Storms in 2019. Storms, who earned the nickname ‘Kid Lightning’ during his Sportsman successes, later moved on to excel in the seat of both big- and small-block Modifieds. After taking some time off from the sport, Storms returned to racing close to his Wurtsboro, N.Y., home during recent seasons. Now, he’s ready to hit the road again. Storms has announced plans to…

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Anthony Perrego Chasing Short Track Super Series Championships with Brian Smith & Gary Simpson Teams

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Anthony Perrego Chasing Short Track Super Series Championships with Brian Smith & Gary Simpson TeamsStory By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Anthony Perrego has come oh-so-close to a Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco point title. This year, Perrego wants to put his name on the championship trophy. In 2018, the Middletown, N.Y., driver fell just two points shy of the STSS Halmar International North Region title to champion Billy Decker. It was his third runner-up point finish in the series’ five-year existence. The 24-year-old driver placed second in the ‘15…

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‘Hard Clay Open’ Kicks Off Orange County Fair Speedway Season Sunday, April 7; Kenny Tremont Files First Entry

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‘Hard Clay Open’ Kicks Off Orange County Fair Speedway Season Sunday, April 7; Kenny Tremont Files First Entry Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – With $11,919 up for grabs to win the 50-lap main event, drivers from across the Northeast have circled Sunday, April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway on their calendars. The ‘Hard Clay Open’ gives competitors 47,219 reasons to invade the Legendary House of Power for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region opener. The 100th anniversary kickoff at OCFS will pay drivers handsomely. The STSS big-block/small-block…

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Short Track Super Series Crate 602 Sportsman Get a Raise for 2019, $1,500 to Win Minimum

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Short Track Super Series Crate 602 Sportsman Get a Raise for 2019, $1,500 to Win Minimum Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Crate 602 Sportsman teams, you’re getting a raise. Management of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco announced an increased purse structure for 2019 Crate 602 Sportsman events. All series races – in both the North and South Regions – will pay $1,500 to win. “Last season, we expanded our Short Track Super Series to include Crate 602 Sportsman and the support was tremendous,” STSS organizer Brett Deyo…

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

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

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Short Track Super Series Ignites with March Stops At Georgetown & Port Royal Speedways

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  Short Track Super Series Ignites with March Stops At Georgetown & Port Royal Speedways Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco ignites during the month of March. Two major events are on the docket to kick-start the 2019 STSS season at a pair of premier facilities. On March 15-16, Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway plays host to the Velocita-USA South Region presented by Sunglass Central and Design for Vision with the annual Melvin L. Joseph Memorial. STSS Modifieds are the featured attraction on Saturday (March…

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

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

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

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

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Short Track Super Series Kicks Off Outstanding 2019 at Motorsports Show This Weekend

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Short Track Super Series Kicks Off Outstanding 2019 at Motorsports Show This Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA – Another outstanding season for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco starts in Oaks, Pa., this weekend. The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center provides the setting for 240,000 square feet of ‘nothing but racing’ with the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Race Car & Trade Show Fueled By Sunoco and Distributed By Insinger Performance. The show runs Friday, Jan. 18 through Sunday, Jan. 20. A vast 600-square-foot display is planned for the Short…

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Sunoco Race Fuels Returns to Present $57,500 Short Track Super Series-American Racer Cup ‘Grand Championship’ Quest

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  Sunoco Race Fuels Returns to Present $57,500 Short Track Super Series-American Racer Cup ‘Grand Championship’ Quest Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – The most lucrative ‘Grand Championship’ for dirt big-block/small-block Modified competitors belongs to the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco again in 2019. By winning the STSS Halmar International North Region title, Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central crown and overall American Racer Cup, a single driver could take home $57,500. Yes, more than 57k. The STSS Modified circuit features a nine-race North…

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Rob Sherlock Roofing Joins Short Track Super Series for 2019 North Region Heat Sponsorship

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Rob Sherlock Roofing Joins Short Track Super Series for 2019 North Region Heat Sponsorship Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Heat winners on the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region in 2019 will be rewarded. Rob Sherlock Roofing, based in Wurtsboro, N.Y., has signed on to sponsor qualifying heats at all nine STSS Halmar International North Region races kicking off Sunday, April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y. All STSS Modified North Region heat winners will receive $100 cash thanks…

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2019 Fonda 200 Offers $53,000 to Win September 26-28 at Legendary Fonda Speedway

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  2019 Fonda 200 Offers $53,000 to Win September 26-28 at Legendary Fonda Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – $53,000! It’s a number that shocked the dirt Modified world on Saturday night. During the annual Night of Champions Awards Banquet for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, Fonda Speedway promoter Brett Deyo announced the 2019 Fonda 200 will offer $53,000 to win for the Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds! “We’ve been working behind the scenes since we announced the return of the Fonda 200 to get this done,” Deyo…

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Short Track Super Series Honors Top Performers at Saturday ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet, Distributes Record $572,469 in 2018

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Short Track Super Series Honors Top Performers at Saturday ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet, Distributes Record $572,469 in 2018 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS LEHIGH VALLEY, PA – Champions all. Talented competitors from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic congregated in the Mountain Ballroom of the Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center Saturday night to officially culminate the 2018 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. Top performers from the traveling STSS Modified and Sportsman circuits and home-track American Racer Cup were recognized during the festive affair. STSS announcer Jeff Ahlum served as the master of ceremonies…

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Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Joins Short Track Super Series South Region

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Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Joins Short Track Super Series as South Region Presenting Sponsor Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Sun, fun and the Velocita-USA South Region of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco go hand-in-hand. So it’s only appropriate that Design for Vision/Sunglass Central have joined the STSS as season-long partners during the 2019 big-block/small-block Modified South Region kicking off on March 15-16 at Del.’s Georgetown Speedway with the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial. The eight-race ’19 STSS Velocita-USA South Region will now be presented by…

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