Richest Delaware Dirt-Track Modified Race Of 2015 Set For Tuesday, September 1 At Georgetown Speedway; HUGE Pay Structure In Place For ‘Blast at the Beach’ Event; Short Track Super Series South Region Title Up For Grabs
GEORGETOWN, DE – The richest dirt Modified race all year in the state of Delaware is fast approaching.
On Tuesday, Sept. 1 (rain date: Sept. 2), Georgetown Speedway hosts the second annual ‘Blast at the Beach’ event co-promoted by dirt Modified driver and businessman Eric Kormann and Brett Deyo of BD Motorsports Media LLC. The big-block/small-block Modifieds of the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek invade the historic half-mile for the STSS Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region presented by Scotty’s Speed & Diesel championship round.
For 35 laps of feature racing, the ‘Blast at the Beach’ STSS Modified winner will leave with $5,000 plus lap money, bonuses and more. The event pays $1,000 for 10th and, thanks to a slew of marketing partners, green money has been boosted to $500!
Sponsorship support for the ‘Blast at the Beach’ has been received from Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply of Hurlock, Md., Taylor & Messick of Harrington, Del., Shore Water Refining of Dagsboro, Del., and American Portable Mini-Storage of Millsboro, Del.
The complete STSS Modified purse structure is as follows: 1. $5,000; 2. $3,000; 3. $2,000; 4. $1,500; 5. $1,400; 6. $1,150; 7. $1,125; 8. $1,100; 9. $1,050; 10. $1,000; 11. $750; 12. $650; 13. $600; 14. $550; 15. $525; 16. $515; 17. $510; 18. $505; 19-24. $500; Provisionals: $250.
Lap money is already being collected at $20 per lap, which will be distributed amongst the top-seven drivers in the running order during the main. A long list of special awards, bonuses and more will sweeten the pot for STSS Modified drivers competing in the First State.
Following four of five STSS South Region events, David Van Horn Jr. of Harmony, N.J., leads the standings into Georgetown in search of a $7,500 championship. Van Horn won the most recent event at Delaware International Speedway on Aug. 4 and holds an advantage of 23 markers with 325 points.
Ryan Watt of Boyertown, Pa., is second in the standings with 302 points. Completing the top five, respectively, are Rick Laubach of Hellertown, Pa., with 292 points, Anthony Perrego of Montgomery, N.Y., at 291 markers and Craig Von Dohren of Oley, Pa., accruing 278 points.
Joining the STSS Modifieds on the Georgetown card are Crate 602 Sportsman in a 25-lap event paying $1,000 to win and $100 to start, Super Trucks and Delmarva Chargers.
Complete rules, prices and information can be found online on the Short Track Super Series website at: http://bdmotorsportsmedia.com/blast-at-the-beach-general-information-prices-rules/
Georgetown Speedway is located at the intersection of Route 113 and Speedway Road in Georgetown, Del., just miles from the Delaware beaches and less than a 35-minute drive from Ocean City, Md. Georgetown Speedway is online at www.thegeorgetownspeedway.com.
To learn more about the Short Track Super Series or BD Motorsports Media LLC, visit www.shortttracksuperseries.com or www.bdmotorsportsmedia.com, call 845.728.2781 or e-mail email@example.com. “Like” Short Track Super Series on Facebook or follow @ShortTrackSS on Twitter.
The Short Track Super Series is presented by Hi-Tek Race Fuel, American Racer/Lias Tire, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc., Scotty’s Speed & Diesel, East Coast Speed/ECS Auto, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Allstar Performance, ATL Fuel Cells, Bicknell Racing Products, COMP Performance Group (COMP Cams, Driven Racing Oil & Quarter Master), Crane Ignition, Dirt Track Digest, Fast Axle, Fox Racing Shocks, Henry’s Stainless Steel Exhaust, Hig Fab Chassis, Hyperco, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Lineman Racing, Pilat Graphic Design, Race Pro Weekly, Racers Guide, S&D Bodyline, S&W Awards, Shiley Fabrication, Simplicity Design, Teo-Pro Car, Vahlco Wheels & VP Racing Fuel.
Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek 2015 Schedule
Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region Presented By Scotty’s Speed & Diesel
Sunday, April 19 – Bridgeport Speedway/Bridgeport, NJ: South Jersey Shootout – WINNER: RICK LAUBACH
Tuesday, May 5 – Big Diamond Speedway/Minersville, PA (Combo): Anthracite Assault – WINNER: RICK LAUBACH
Thursday, June 11– New Egypt Speedway/New Egypt, NJ: Dirty Jersey 3 – WINNER: DANNY CREEDEN
Wednesday, August 5 – Delaware International Speedway/Delmar, DE – Diamond State 50- WINNER: DAVID VAN HORN JR.
Tuesday, Sept. 1 (Rain Date: Sept. 2) – Georgetown Speedway/Georgetown, DE – Beach Blast 2 – Championship Points
Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region Presented By Scotty’s Speed & Diesel Point Fund (*based on 5 events): 1. $7,500; 2. $3,000; 3. $2,250; 4. $1,500; 5. $1,250; 6. $1,000; 7. $900; 8. $850; 9. $800; 10. $750.
Drivers with perfect attendance outside the Top-10 receive $250.