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U.S. 13 DRAGWAY READY FOR 52ST CONSECUTIVE SEASON

U.S. 13 DRAGWAY READY FOR 52ST CONSECUTIVE SEASON

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – If Mother Nature allows spring to arrive, the U.S 13 Dragway will give the green light to its 52nd consecutive season April 5th, Easter Sunday. Gates open at 10 a.m. with time runs at 11 a.m. and eliminations around 2:30 p.m. A special appearance will be made by the [&hellip

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Historic U.S. 13 Dragway Joins IHRA Family Of Tracks

Historic U.S. 13 Dragway Joins IHRA Family Of Tracks

  We welcome U.S. 13 Dragway to the IHRA family. Via IHRA.com – IRG Sports + Entertainment™ and the International Hot Rod Association™ (IHRA) are proud to announce U.S. 13 Dragway, located in Delmar, Delaware, has signed a sanctioning agreement to join the IHRA as a member track. Constructed in 1963, U.S. 13 Dragway is [&hellip

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U.S 13 DRAGWAY TO BECOME IHRA MEMBER TRACK IN 2015

U.S 13 DRAGWAY TO BECOME  IHRA MEMBER TRACK IN 2015

Since 1963, the Cathell Family, have owned and operated the premiere Motorsports Complex on the Delmarva  Peninsula. Following in the footsteps of his late father, William J. Cathell, CEO Charles Cathell    operates the Dragway along with his family members approximately 35 weekends a year. In 2015, it will mark the 52 year of drag [&hellip

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ROGER RIDGEWAY JR STARTS 2015 LIKE HE ENDED 2014! PICKS UP WIN IN FIRST RACE OF THE YEAR

ROGER RIDGEWAY JR STARTS 2015 LIKE HE ENDED 2014! PICKS UP WIN IN FIRST RACE OF THE YEAR

By Mark Cathell – Delmar, DE 2014 Pro ET champion Roger Ridgeway, faced 2014 Street ET champion Gary Stickles in the first final round of the year at US 13. Stickles got to the stripe first but was too quick, giving Ridgeway the win on the day. Our 2 wheel riders were not to be [&hellip

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U.S. 13 DRAGWAY CELEBRATES 51ST SEASON WITH ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET

U.S. 13 DRAGWAY CELEBRATES 51ST SEASON WITH ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET

By Charlie Brown, Dover, DE – The U.S. 13 Dragway celebrated its 51st racing season Friday night at the Dover Downs Hotel& Casino. More than 200 drivers, riders, family and friends braved the near the frigid temperatures to recognize the top competitors of 2014.The top qualifiers for the NHRA Summit E.T. Racing Series Bracket Finals [&hellip

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BEN PARKS CLOSES OUT U.S. 13 SEASON WITH HALLOWEEN SHOOTOUT WIN

BEN PARKS CLOSES OUT U.S. 13 SEASON WITH HALLOWEEN SHOOTOUT WIN

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – Day two of the two-day Halloween Shootout Sunday at the U.S. 13 Dragway was a full day of racing to bring an end to the 2014 season. Salisbury, Md.’s Ben Parks was in top form as he captured the Super Pro final for a nice payday. Daryl Beauchamp took [&hellip

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OIL DOWN BRINGS EARLY END TO NIGHT ONE OF THE HALLOWEEN SHOOTOUT AT U.S. 13

OIL DOWN BRINGS EARLY END TO NIGHT ONE OF THE HALLOWEEN SHOOTOUT AT U.S. 13

Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – Day one of the two day Halloween Shootout season finale at the U.S. 13 Dragway provided for lots of racing with double entries and buy backs for first and second round losers. After a long day of racing the eliminations had gotten down to the finals and semi-finals but a [&hellip

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US 13 SET FOR BIG PAYOUT HALLOWEEN SHOOTOUT WEEKEND

US 13 SET FOR BIG PAYOUT HALLOWEEN SHOOTOUT WEEKEND

    By Chad Cathell: The final event of the 2014 Season is upon us already, and the US 13 Dragway is in full swing for what is sure to be the biggest money weekend of the year. The Halloween Shootout has always been a big success in years past, and the Cathell family wanted [&hellip

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JAY GLASGOW CAPTURES FOOT BRAKE NATIONALS AT U.S. 13 SUNDAY

JAY GLASGOW CAPTURES FOOT BRAKE NATIONALS AT U.S.  13 SUNDAY

  By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – The Foot Brake Nationals at the U.S. 13 Dragway are an annual event for bragging rights was to who is the best driver without the assistance of on-board electronics. Coming out on top Sunday was Jay Glasgow of Salisbury, Md. in his ’70 Chevelle. Steven Truitt of Parsonsburg, [&hellip

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BEN PARKS AND BILLY GROTON SPLIT BAD 8’S VIC GORDY WINS JR. 3 REUNION

BEN PARKS AND BILLY GROTON SPLIT BAD 8’S VIC GORDY WINS JR. 3 REUNION

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – Cool temperatures and low humidity produced big horsepower Sunday at the U.S. 13 Dragway. Taking the Bad 8 Open Wheel final was Ben Parks of Salisbury, Md. and in the Bad 8 Full Body it was Billy Groton of Seaford, Del. 2013 Point Champion, Laura Landry of Townsend, Del. [&hellip

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