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U.S. 13 CELEBRATES 50 YEARS AT 2013 BANQUET

U.S. 13 CELEBRATES 50 YEARS AT 2013 BANQUET

By Charlie Brown, Dover, DE – The U.S. 13 Dragway celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013. On Saturday night over 250 drivers, riders, family and friends braved the near zero temperatures to recognize the top competitors of 2013 at the annual awards banquet held at the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. The top finishers in

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DENNIS LONG TAKES HALLOWEEN SHOOTOUT SUPER PRO SEASON FINALE SUNDAY AT U.S. 13

DENNIS LONG TAKES HALLOWEEN SHOOTOUT SUPER PRO SEASON FINALE SUNDAY AT U.S. 13

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – A great field of cars were on hand Sunday for the Halloween Shootout season finale and everyone wanted to get a win in to close out the year. Driving to victory in the Super Pro division was Dennis Long of Chesapeake City, Md. Marcus Wongus of Rhodesdale, Md. picked

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DARYL BEAUCHAMP CAPTURES FOOT BRAKE NATIONALS SATURDAY AT U.S. 13 DRAGWAY

DARYL BEAUCHAMP CAPTURES FOOT BRAKE NATIONALS SATURDAY AT U.S. 13 DRAGWAY

  By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – Day one of the two day final weekend at the U.S. 13 Dragway produced some tight competition despite high winds which shortened racing to the eighth-mile. Daryl Beauchamp of Princess Anne, Md. captured the Foot Brake Nationals final earning him $1000 on the day. Tim Foskey, Jr. of

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ERIC MASON AND BILLY GROTON CAPTURE BAD 8 EIGHTH MILE FINALS AT U.S. 13

ERIC MASON AND BILLY GROTON CAPTURE BAD 8 EIGHTH MILE FINALS AT U.S. 13

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – The U.S. 13 Dragway shortened things up a little bit on Sunday running eighth-mile drag racing instead of the full quarter-mile. It was the sixth Bad 8 event of the year with Eric Mason of Pocomoke, Md. taking the Open Wheel final and Billy Groton of Seaford, Del. taking

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MARQUISE BLAKE RIDES TO KING OF THE TRACK TITLE SUNDAY AT U.S. 13

MARQUISE BLAKE RIDES TO KING OF THE TRACK TITLE SUNDAY AT U.S. 13

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – It was only fitting that Marquise Blake of Frankford, Del. won the “King of the Track” title Sunday at the U.S. 13 Dragway. Blake has not lost a round of racing in three consecutive events and his Pro Bike win on Sunday was his fifth of the year. Blake

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U.S. 13 DRAGWAY’S FINEST HEADED TO NHRA DIVISION 1 BRACKET FINALS

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – The U.S. 13 Dragway will be silent this weekend as the top drivers and riders from the historic quarter-mile will be headed to the NHRA Northeast Division 1 Bracket Finals at the Numidia Dragway in Catawissa, Pa.     The racers that finished highest in the Summit E.T. Racing

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DAVID LOWE BECOMES 15TH DIFFERENT SUPER PRO WINNER THIS SEASON AT U.S. 13

DAVID LOWE BECOMES 15TH DIFFERENT SUPER PRO WINNER THIS SEASON AT U.S. 13

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – David Lowe of Salisbury, Md. added his name to a long list of winners in Super Pro this season at the U.S. 13 Dragway. His final round win on Sunday made him the 15th different winner in the division. Ryan Groton of Laurel, Del. notched his second win in

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BEN PARKS WINS AGAIN IN SUPER PRO FINAL SUNDAY AT U.S. 13

BEN PARKS WINS AGAIN IN SUPER PRO FINAL SUNDAY AT U.S. 13

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE = Ben Parks of Salisbury, Md. drove to his second consecutive win and his third of the season Sunday at the U.S 13 Dragway. Vincent Wade of Eden, Md. captured the Pro final while Marquise Blake of Frankford, Del. rode to the win in Pro Bike. Other winners on the

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2013 POINT CHAMPIONS CROWNED SUNDAY AT THE U.S. 13 DRAGWAY

2013 POINT CHAMPIONS CROWNED SUNDAY AT THE U.S. 13 DRAGWAY

The 7th Annual Super Ford Show, Shine and Drags capped off the 2013 Summit E.T. Racing Point Series on Sunday in grand style. Kevin Grasson of Olney, Md. topped a solid field of nostalgia cars in the 422 All-Stars portion of the event. Other winners on the day included Ben Parks of Salisbury, Md. in

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700 SHOW & RACE CARS MAKE U.S. 13 DRAGWAY’S 50TH A HUGE SUCCESS

700 SHOW & RACE CARS MAKE U.S. 13 DRAGWAY’S 50TH A HUGE SUCCESS

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – The 50th Anniversary William J. & Juanita Cathell Memorial Chevy Show, Shine and Drags will be talked about for days and long remembered. Fans from all over turned out in record numbers to celebrate  the anniversary  and were treated to a car show with 307 entries and a full

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