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RICK LAUBACH’S SMALL BLOCK SLAYS THE GIANTS IN THE FULL THROTTLE SERIES/MESSICK FAMILY 40

RICK LAUBACH’S SMALL BLOCK SLAYS THE GIANTS IN THE FULL THROTTLE SERIES/MESSICK FAMILY 40

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – The much awaited first event of the seven event Full Throttle racing Series took place Sunday night at the Delaware International Speedway. A hefty purse and mild Spring weather attracted a solid field of 32 Modifieds and 21 AC Delco 602 Sportsman for the “Messick Family 40” night. Rick [&hellip

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DWAYNE CROCKETT HAS NEAR PERFECT NIGHT IN AC DELCO 602 SPORTSMAN

DWAYNE CROCKETT HAS NEAR PERFECT NIGHT IN AC DELCO 602 SPORTSMAN

Dwayne Crockett of Laurel, Del. was in record breaking form on Sunday night in the AC Delco PSC 602 Sportman portion of the Full Throttle “Messick Family 40” program. Crockett started off the night by lowering the track record in the division to a 20.005 around the new tacky surface. Crockett started on the pole [&hellip

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JAMES HILL CONTINUES TO ROLL IN MOD LITES

JAMES HILL CONTINUES TO ROLL IN MOD LITES

When James Hill qualified on the pole in the 15-lap Mod Lite feature there was little doubt what the end result would be. Hill shot out to the early lead with Brandon Dennis trying to keep him within striking distance. A lap one caution for Nick Nash who rolled to a stop in the fourth [&hellip

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JERRY HILL TRUCKS TO FIRST WIN IN SUPER TRUCK MAIN

JERRY HILL TRUCKS TO FIRST WIN IN SUPER TRUCK MAIN

A good field of Super Trucks were on hand for their 12-lap race. Brian Meisenholder looked strong holding off Jerry Hill who started in seventh through the first eight laps. With four laps to go Hill moved by Meisenholder to take the lead and drive to his first win. Meisenholder turned in his best performance [&hellip

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SCOTT CALHOUN SCORES FIRST WIN IN DELMARVA CHARGERS

SCOTT CALHOUN SCORES FIRST WIN IN DELMARVA CHARGERS

The 12-lap Delmarva Charger feature got of to a rocky start when pole sitter Ben Knotts and Derek Swafford tangled before a lap was in. On the restart Jay Sipple set the pace with Ashley Merritt challenging from second. Scott Calhoun wasted no time making a charge from seventh to take second from Merritt by [&hellip

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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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