‘Southern Swing Weekend’ September 29-30; Georgetown Friday, Bridgeport Saturday with Combined $1,500 Point Fund
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 flag.
Bridgeport swings open the gates on Saturday (September 30) for ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ paying a hefty $5,000 to the winner, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green flag for 40 laps around the five-eighths-mile oval.
The ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ is Round No. 7 of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Velocita-USA South Region.
To reward competitors, a $1,500 two-day point fund has been established.
The top-five drivers accruing points from Friday and Saturday nights will share in the following cash: 1) $500; 2) $400; 3) $300; 4) $200; 5) $100. Drivers must be present both Friday and Saturday to be eligible for the money.
Joining the Modifieds on Friday at Georgetown are the L&J Sheet Metal Crate 602 Sportsman, Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Little Lincolns, Delmarva Chargers and Delaware Super Trucks.
On Saturday at Bridgeport, the Crate/Sportsman and Outlaw Stocks fill out the card.
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.
A website is live for the speedway at www.thegeorgetownspeedway.com. Like Georgetown Speedway on Facebook, follow @thegtownspdwy on Twitter, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting the speedway hotline at 302.563.GTWN (4896).
Located in South Jersey, just minutes from Pennsylvania and Delaware at I-295 Exit 14, Bridgeport Speedway is a spacious five-eighths-mile clay oval with a quarter-mile embedded in the center. Bridgeport Speedway provides a safe and secure family atmosphere, free parking, giveaways and fan participation. To learn more, visit www.bpspeedway.com.
To learn more about the Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP or BD Motorsports Media LLC, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com or www.bdmotorsportsmedia.com, call 845.728.2781 during business hours, e-mail email@example.com, “like” Short Track Super Series on Facebook or follow @ShortTrackSS on Twitter.