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DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY OPENS 2016 SEASON SATURDAY NIGHT

DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY OPENS 2016 SEASON SATURDAY NIGHT

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – It is hard to believe that the 2016 racing season at the Delaware International Speedway is upon us. For nearly five decades the Cathell Family has presented weekly Saturday night dirt track racing on their tacky clay half-mile. This Saturday night, April 16th will kick off the 2016 schedule [&hellip

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SPEEDWAY APRIL 9 TEST NIGHT POSTPONE RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY APRIL 11

SPEEDWAY APRIL 9 TEST NIGHT POSTPONE RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY APRIL 11

The Delaware International Speedway management team has been monitoring the weather forecast all week long. Tomorrow, Saturday April 9, forecast is calling rain showers with windy conditions with a chance of snow mix. High temps only reaching 45 degrees and lows in the 20’s, the decision has been made to postpone the scheduled Test Session. [&hellip

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DIS DISTRIBUTES $50,000 AT 2015 AWARDS BANQUET

DIS DISTRIBUTES $50,000 AT 2015 AWARDS BANQUET

By Charlie Brown, Dover, DE – In January a blizzard forced the Delaware International Speedway to postpone its 2015 awards banquet. The event was rescheduled and on Friday night, 400 loyal racers, family and friends gathered at the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino for the annual event. $50,000 in cash plus contingencies were distributed to [&hellip

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2016 New Year, New Sponsors and Chance to Win the 2016 Pace Truck

2016 New Year, New Sponsors and Chance to Win the 2016 Pace Truck

For Immediate Release (Mark Cathell March 3, 2016) The Delaware International Speedway is proud to share some exciting news with our teams and fans. Be sure to read this entire release as the final announcement is HUGE. We would like for all of you to help us in welcoming these new sponsors for the 2016 [&hellip

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2015 AWARDS BANQUET POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

2015 AWARDS BANQUET POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

  We have been in communication with the management of Dover Downs. The decision has been made for the safety of all involved to postpone our 2015 banquets. They are rescheduled as follows: Dragway – Saturday night February 6 Speedway – Friday night March 18 For those who have room reservation, you may call the [&hellip

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BANQUET TICKETS MAKE GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFTS

BANQUET TICKETS MAKE GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFTS

Tickets for the 2015 U.S. 13 Dragway and Delaware International Speedway awards banquets are now on sale and make great Christmas gifts. The U.S. 13 Dragway Banquet is Friday night, January 22nd. Tickets are just $39.50 for adults and $19.75 for kids 13 and under. The Delaware International Speedway banquet is Saturday night, January 23rd. [&hellip

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DIAMOND STATE 50 SET TO RETURN TO DIS FOR 2016

DIAMOND STATE 50 SET TO RETURN TO DIS FOR 2016

    By Brett Deyo – DELMAR, DE – The date has been set for a Delaware dirt-track highlight of 2016. For the second consecutive year, the Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP South Region will visit Delaware International Speedway to take part in the prestigious ‘Diamond State 50’ at Charlie Cathell’s half-mile oval. [&hellip

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JORDAN WATSON SCORES FIRST BIG BLOCK FALL CHAMPIONSHIP WIN

JORDAN WATSON SCORES FIRST BIG BLOCK FALL CHAMPIONSHIP WIN

By CHARLIE BROWN, DELMAR, DE – The 2015 Delaware State Dirt Track Championships are now in the record books. With $60,000 up for grabs a stellar group of 197 race teams packed the pits for the two day event. Taking home the lion’s share of the cash were Jordan Watson who won his first Fall [&hellip

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RICKY ELLIOTT LEADS ALL 50 FOR $8065 LATE MODEL PAYDAY

RICKY ELLIOTT LEADS ALL 50 FOR $8065 LATE MODEL PAYDAY

Austin Hubbard started on the pole but it would be Ricky Elliott on the point when the first lap of the 50-lap S.R. Pete & Sons Super Late Model Championship was in the books. Rookie, Dylan Evans controlled third with Donald Lingo, Jr. quickly settling into fourth and Amanda Whaley fifth. On lap two Whaley [&hellip

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IT’S OFFICIAL – DEVIN DODSON GETS 1ST CAREER WIN IN AC DELCO MODS

IT’S OFFICIAL – DEVIN DODSON GETS 1ST CAREER WIN IN AC DELCO MODS

Sixteen year old Devin Dodson drove the race of his rookie year in the 25-lap AC Delco PSC Modified feature. Dodson almost didn’t make a single lap as he and Dwayne Crockett made contact going into the third turn. Crockett got over Dodson’s wheel and headed for the wall but made a great save to [&hellip

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