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By CHARLIE BROWN, DELMAR, DE – Fans got a good preview of the 2013 season Saturday night when 101 cars turned out for the Tune & Test Night. The chilly evening produced some hot lap times and a glimpse of some new faces for the coming season. A full field of AC Delco Modifieds
By CHARLIE BROWN, DELMAR, DE – This week’s article (March 12th) in the Area Auto Racing News was misleading and generated numerous calls to the Speedway office. The article penned by Bonnie Nibblett carried the erroneous headline “Late Models To Get Same Pay As Modifieds”. Ms. Nibblett misquoted the February 9th article posted on
By Charlie Brown, Tampa, FL – The first two nights of racing at the East Bay Raceway Park were fairly uneventful for the TUSA Mod Lite Winternationals. Both Wednesday and Friday night’s track was tacky and fast but the Mod Lites took to the track after 75 laps of UMP Modified racing on Saturday night.
By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – The Delaware International Speedway is making final preparations for the 2013 season. Not only is the new schedule out but new incentives for the weekly racers and some changes for qualifying have been planned. American Racer, the manufacturer of the track’s mandatory tire, has increased their contingency program
By Charlie Brown, Tampa, FL – Thursday night of the TUSA Hoosier Mod Lite Winternationals at the East Bay Raceway park fell victim to the weather but when the cars returned on Friday night, Delaware International Speedway’s 2012 Mod Lite Champion, Jimmy Wills of Felton, Del. picked up where he left off on Wednesday night
Tampa, FL – Practice night on Wednesday at the 2013 Winternationals at the East Bay Raceway Park had an exciting addition with the Hoosier Mod Lite World Shoot out Invitational. It was truly an international event with 24 drivers from four countries and five states competing in the 30-lap, $1000 to win event. When the
By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – Drivers and fans took advantage of unseasonably warm temperatures and turned out in force Saturday night at the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino to honor the top drivers of the 2012 Jamie Mills won a hard fought battle for his third NAPA Big Block Modified title. Mills returned after
Hotel information for the 2012 Season Banquet on Saturday night, January, 12th. 2013 at the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino is now available. You have a choice of two hotels providing the special banquet rate: 1) Dover Downs Hotel & Conference Center 1-866-473-7378 – ( Use Code – GDIS13 for special rate) Speedway Banquet –
(10/20/12) – Rick Laubach of Hellertown, Pa. has scored some big wins at Delaware International Speedway but never in the Delaware State Dirt Track Championships. That all changed on Saturday night as Laubach started on the pole of the 50-lap Big Block Modified Feature ad led wire to wire for his first win and a
Not since Kenny Pettyjohn in 1991 through 1993 has anyone been able to win three straight Super Late Model Fall Championships at the Delaware International Speedway. Ricky Elliott of Seaford, Del. did exactly that on Saturday night when he led wire to wire in the 50-lap Fall Championship winning for his third straight year and