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DELAWARE’S JAMES HILL TAKES TUSA MOD LITE WINTERNATIONALS OPENER AT EAST BAY

DELAWARE’S JAMES HILL TAKES TUSA MOD LITE WINTERNATIONALS OPENER AT EAST BAY

By Charlie Brown, Gibsonton, FL – James Hill of Laurel, Del. took advantage of a good starting to win Thursday night’s opener for the TUSA Mod Lites Winter Nationals at the East Bay Raceway Park. Hill took the lead from Jimmy May of DeSoto, Iowa just before halfway then maintained a comfortable lead for the [&hellip

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DIS GEARS UP FOR 2015! BUZZ BUILDING FOR RETURN OF THE “DIAMOND STATE 50″

DIS GEARS UP FOR 2015! BUZZ BUILDING FOR RETURN OF THE “DIAMOND STATE 50″

    Delmar, DE – Buzz is building for the return of a Dealware dirt-track tradition this summer. The ‘Diamond State 50’ – a marquee event anticipated by fans and coveted by competitors from Delaware and beyond for several years – is set for a comeback after a 10-year absence during the 2015 season at [&hellip

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DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTES OVER $50,000 AT 2014 AWARDS BANQUET

DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTES OVER $50,000 AT 2014 AWARDS BANQUET

DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY CELEBRATES 2014 SEASON   By Charlie Brown, Dover, DE – Fans, drivers and families braved the frosty temperatures to attend the 2014 Delaware International Speedway Awards Banquet at the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Saturday night.  The top ten in the five weekly divisions shared the $49,925 cash point fund and over [&hellip

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ROB SCHIRMER PULLS UPSET OF THE WEEKEND – LEADS FINAL 100 YARDS FOR 1ST FALL CHAMPIONSHIP

ROB SCHIRMER PULLS UPSET OF THE WEEKEND – LEADS FINAL 100 YARDS FOR 1ST FALL CHAMPIONSHIP

The biggest upset of the two day Delaware State Dirt Track Championships was pulled off by Milton, Delaware’s Rob Schirmer. Schirmer would start eighth behind a group of heavy hitters but drove the race of his career in the 50-lap championship.   In qualifying on Friday night Andrew Mullins and Nick Davis captured the heat [&hellip

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RICK LAUBACH DRIVES FROM 11TH TO WIN BIG BLOCK CHAMPIONSHIP

RICK LAUBACH DRIVES FROM 11TH TO WIN BIG BLOCK CHAMPIONSHIP

Jamie Mills had high hopes of a second Fall Championship win when he started on the pole for the 50 lapper but it was not to be as he pulled into the infield while leading off the fourth turn on the first circuit and was done for the day. Ryan Godown in the Bill Hewlitt [&hellip

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CHAD CLARK PASSES TECH – EARNS 3RD FALL CHAMPIONSHIP

CHAD CLARK PASSES TECH – EARNS 3RD FALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Chad Clark would lead wire-to-wire for his third career Fall Championship win in the 25-lap AC Delco PSC championship. 2014 point champ, Greg Humlhanz worked by Kevin Sockriter and Scott Hitchens to take second and Jordn Justice followed into third. The yellow as out on lap five when Sockriter got over the front wheel of [&hellip

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MATT HILL WINS FIRST CRATE MODEL FALL CHAMPIONSHIP

MATT HILL WINS FIRST CRATE MODEL FALL CHAMPIONSHIP

In Crate Model qualifying on Friday night, Steven Baker and Matt Hill would win the heats putting Hill on the pole for Saturday night’s 25-lap championship. Hill set the pace from the start ahead of a great battle for second between Baker, Tyler Reed, Jamie Eichholz and Eric Vent.   By halfway Vent had worked [&hellip

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MIKE STRATTON NETS $1515 WITH 2ND CONSECUTIVE FALL CHAMP WIN

MIKE STRATTON NETS $1515 WITH 2ND CONSECUTIVE FALL CHAMP WIN

Mike Stratton ended his up and down season on a high note in the 20-lap Mod Lite Championship. Stratton and Tim White started one-two by virtue of their heat wins on Friday night. White’s night would be shot lived as the engine let go bringing out the yellow on lap two. On the restart Nick [&hellip

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FREDDY BRIGHTBILL WINS VINTAGE – ROBERT REED REPEATS IN SLIDE FOR 5

FREDDY BRIGHTBILL WINS VINTAGE – ROBERT REED REPEATS IN SLIDE FOR 5

The 12-lap Vintage Stock Car championship had a good field of 16 cars. Scott Calhoun held off Dwayne Heck for the first four circuits before former track modified start, Freddy Brightbill powered into second in the outside groove. Brightbill took the lead at the halfway sign and never looked back to record the win in [&hellip

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H.J. BUNTING SCORES ONE FOR THE HOME TEAM IN SMALL BLOCK CHAMPIONSHIP

H.J. BUNTING SCORES ONE FOR THE HOME TEAM IN SMALL BLOCK CHAMPIONSHIP

The Small Block Modifieds only compete once a year at the Delaware International Speedway and that is during the Delaware State Dirt Track Championships. Since the division was added in 1986 only two weekly racers (Ricky Elliott in 1996 and H.J. Bunting in 2005) have won the event. On Friday night of the two night [&hellip

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