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SHORT RESULTS FROM “FULL THROTTLE” RACE #1 MESSICK FAMILY 40

SHORT RESULTS FROM “FULL THROTTLE” RACE #1 MESSICK FAMILY 40

QUICK RESULTS: FULL THROTTLE SERIES BIG BLOCK RACE #1 “THE MESSICK FAMILY 40” FINISH: 1. Rick Laubach; 2. Jamie Mills; 3. Jordan Watson; 4. Jimmy Horton; 5. H.J. Bunting; 6. Ryan Godown; 7. Craig VonDohren; 8. Billy Pauch, Jr.; 9. Billy Pauch, Sr.; 10. Scott VanGorder; 11. Ryan Watt; 12. Matt Jester; 13. Duane Howard; [&hellip

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NEW TRACK SURFACE PROVIDES RECORD TIMES AT WEDNESDAY’S TUNE & TEST

NEW TRACK SURFACE PROVIDES RECORD TIMES AT WEDNESDAY’S TUNE & TEST

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – Over 50 race teams turned out for Wednesday’s impromptu Tune & Test. At the end of the night the new surface and banking got two thumbs up from the competitors and the green light from Sunday’s season opening Full Throttle Racing Series event, the Messick Family 40. The surface [&hellip

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DIRT TRACK RACING 2.0 @ DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY IN 2017

DIRT TRACK RACING 2.0 @ DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY IN 2017

(March 24,2017 Mark Cathell) Nowadays, so many phrases out there in society try to explain the world we live in. Some say, The 21st Century, New Millennium or New World 2.0 just to name a few. With the 2017 Dirt Racing season about to begin at Delaware International Speedway, we’ve chose to follow suit, DIRT TRACK [&hellip

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MORE MONEY BEING ADDED TO THE MESSICK FAMILY 40 ON SUNDAY APRIL 2ND

MORE MONEY BEING ADDED TO THE MESSICK FAMILY 40 ON SUNDAY APRIL 2ND

(March 21 Mark Cathell)  Two local businesses have step up to the plate to increase in winnings in our Big Block Modified & 602 Sportsman FULL THROTTLE SERIES race #1. Chesapeake Paving & Sealing Inc. of Salisbury, MD and L & J Sheet Metal of Laurel Delaware, we say welcome aboard!   Chesapeake Paving & [&hellip

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HORTON SECURES SPOT IN THE FIRST FULL THROTTLE SERIES RACE APRIL 2

HORTON SECURES SPOT IN THE FIRST FULL THROTTLE SERIES RACE APRIL 2

Delaware International Speedway Dirt Fans help us welcome the first GUARANTEED starting spot for Sunday April 2nd “Messick Family 40 Lap Full Throttle Series race. By winning the Melvin Joseph Memorial Race this past weekend at Georgetown Speedway. Veteran driver Jimmy Horton secured his way into our first FULL THROTTLE SERIES race of 2017. Horton [&hellip

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S.R. PETE & SONS RETURN IN 2017 “S.R. PETE & SONS SUPER LATE MODELS”

S.R. PETE & SONS RETURN IN 2017 “S.R. PETE & SONS SUPER LATE MODELS”

We are honored to announce that S.R. Pete & Sons HVAC “The Official HVAC Company” of DIS, will return in 2017! Stanley Pete Sr. renewed his contract today, extending his sponsorship for the Super Late Model division at DIS. In 2017, it will be “S.R. PETE & SONS SUPER LATE MODELS” each week and with [&hellip

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BATTLE OF THE BAY TAKING THE MID-ATLANTIC BY STORM

BATTLE OF THE BAY TAKING THE MID-ATLANTIC BY STORM

  (Mark Cathell) There is a “super storm” brewing on the Chesapeake Bay and race fans from Maryland, Delaware and Virginia are about to feel it’s effects! Three of the most popular Late Model dirt tracks in the Mid-Atlantic have teamed up to create what is sure to bring fans, race teams and sponsors more [&hellip

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2017 FULL THROTTLE SERIES TO BE LARGEST PAYOUT IN HISTORY OF DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

2017 FULL THROTTLE SERIES TO BE LARGEST PAYOUT IN HISTORY OF DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

  (By Mark Cathell) Over the winter months, the Cathell family made several changes for the upcoming racing season. Promoter Charlie Cathell says, “After 50 years in the business, it’s hard to change from the normal routine.  My son and grandson have been talking to me the last two years about changes they felt might [&hellip

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DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES ANOTHER EVENT FOR 2017

DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES ANOTHER EVENT FOR 2017

For years the URC Sprints have been a signature series in Delaware. With two dates scheduled for this season, their first on Saturday night May 6th and second Saturday night July 8th. To give DIS fans one more dose of these “Winged Warriors” we have added a new organization for the fans to checkout in [&hellip

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2017 LOOKS TO BE A NEW ERA FOR DIRT TRACK RACING

2017 LOOKS TO BE A NEW ERA FOR DIRT TRACK RACING

  (February 10, 2017 Mark Cathell) For years, in dirt track racing, for the most part, each individual track stayed to themselves working within their own schedules and venues. Most race teams did the same by staying loyal to their home tracks. Over the past couple of years, it seems the sport has started to turn [&hellip

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