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We at the U.S. 13 Dragway and the Delaware International Speedway are deeply saddened by the passing of Anna “Muffy” Adkins. Anna passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday after a short illness. She was the wife of long-time Dragway starter, Scott Adkins. Services will be held at Short’s Funeral Home in Delmar on Monday, March
By Chad Cathell – Delmar, DE – US 13 Dragway opened its gates for the 50th consecutive year this past Sunday, March 10th, 2013. With that they saw a successful day with hundreds of racers coming from Pennsylvania to Virginia and from the Bay to the Beach. Mother Nature blessed the Eastern Shore with
By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – It may seem hard to believe but the U.S. 13 Dragway will be celebrating its 50th consecutive season of weekly drag racing under the promotion and management of the Cathell family in 2013. Opening day is just around the corner and an exciting schedule has been completed. The
By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – The U.S. 13 Dragway celebrated the 49th consecutive seasons for the fabled Delmarva quarter-mile Friday night at the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino. The event recognized the top drivers and riders in the NHRA Division 1 Summit E.T. Racing Series divisions plus two Jr. Dragster classes and the High
By Chalrie Brown, Delmar, DE (10/27/12) – The U.S. 13 Dragway beat out Hurricane Sandy on Saturday afternoon bringing an end to the 2012 season with the annual Halloween Shoot-Out. Phillip Truitt of Parsonsburg, Md. took the win in Super while Buddy Layfield also from Parsonsburg captured the Pro final. Marquise Blake of Bishopville, Md.
Hotel information for the 2012 Season Banquet on Friday night, January, 11th. 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) Dragway Banquet –
Delmar, DE (10/23/12) – Due to the forecast that a tropical storm will potentially be moving up the coast and affecting weather from Sunday into the early week next week, the U.S. 13 Dragway is moving the season finale Halloween Shoot-Out to Saturday, October 27th. Gates will open at 10 a.m. with time runs at
Joe Glynn faced Vincent Wade of Eden, Md. in the Footbrake final. Wade left too early and red light fouled and Glynn made a full pass with a .107 reaction and a run of 10.088/131.21 on a 10.07 dial for the win. Semi-finalists were Brent Cannon of Seaford who lost to Wade and Toya Peek
By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE (9/30/12) – For the second time this season the father and son team of Vernon Russell and Jamie Russell of Dover, Del. swept the finals in Bad 8 Full Body and Bad 8 Open Wheel. Dennis Long of Chesapeake City, Md. drove his Altered to the Super Pro win while
By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – The U.S. 13 Dragway will be silent this weekend as the top drivers and riders from the track will be headed to the NHRA Division 1 Bracket Finals at the Lebanon Valley Dragway outside of Albany, New York. The racers that finished highest in the Summit E.T. Racing