Racing Returns to Georgetown Speedway Friday, June 29 with Sunoco Super Late Model ‘Clash for Cash’
Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway
Photos By: Richard Jester & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com
GEORGETOWN, DE – After what has felt like an eternity for First State fans, Georgetown Speedway finally returns to action on Friday, June 29.
The top Sunoco Super Late Model drivers from the Mid-Atlantic Region descend on the Sussex County half-mile oval for the ‘Clash for Cash’ 30-lap feature paying a handsome $3,500 to win and $350 to take the green flag.
No racing has taken place at Georgetown since an event headlined by the L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds on May 18.
The ‘Clash for Cash’ is a mini-series contested amongst Georgetown, Potomac Speedway in Maryland and Virginia’s Winchester Speedway. Points will be tabulated for these events.
Super Late Models have competed at Georgetown once this season – on April 18 – with Keystone State talent Jason Covert taking his first win in the state of Delaware.
Joining the Super Late Models on the docket are RUSH Late Models competing for $1,000 to win and weekly series points, Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Little Lincolns, Delaware Super Trucks and Delmarva Chargers.
Pit gates unlock a 4 p.m. Grandstand gates open at 5 p.m. Hot laps hit the track at 6:40 p.m., with racing at 7:30 p.m.
Adult grandstand admission is $20. Seniors (ages 65 and up) and Students (ages 13-17) pay $16. Kids (ages 9-12) pay $10. Children eight and under are FREE.
Pit admission is $35 for ages 13 and up. Kids (ages 6-12) pay $10. Children 5 and under pay $2.
As always, delicious food from Fat Daddy’s BBQ will be served in both the pit and grandstand areas.
Georgetown Speedway, originally constructed by Melvin L. Joseph in 1949, is located at the intersection of Route 113 and Speedway Road in Georgetown, Del., just miles from the Delaware beaches and less than a 40-minute drive from Ocean City, Md.
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