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VERNON RUSSELL KICKS OFF 2014 WITH A WIN AT U.S. 13

VERNON RUSSELL KICKS OFF 2014 WITH A WIN AT U.S. 13

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – The 2014 drag racing season got off to a great start just ahead of a winter storm on Sunday. Takking the Super Pro final was veteran Vernon Russell of Dover, Del. Ronnie Bishop of Salisbury, Md. drove his 55 Chevy to the win in Pro and Harvey Powell of Parsonsburg, Md. rode to the openening day win in Pro Bike. Other winners on the day included: Wayne Phippin of Delmar in Street Eliminator; Cornell Maile, Jr. of Milford, Del. In Hot Rod Trophy, Brittany Hooper of Hurlock, Md. In Jr. Dragster 1 and Alex Bradford of Newark, Md. In Jr. Dragster 2. It was a pair of Chevy Nova’s in the Super Pro final with Vernon Russell taking on Brooks Moore of Salisbury, Md. Russell sealed it at the starting line with a .009 reaction light and a run of 10.273/126.44 on a 10.24 dial. Moore ran a 10.595/124.77 on a 10.56. Semi-finalists wer Fuzzy Isdell of Belle Haven, Va. who lost to Russell while Moore had the bye. The Pro final paired Ronnie Bishop against Daryl Beauchanp of Princess Anne, Md. The two were even on the starting line but in the double break out run Bishop was out by less running an 11.868/114.91 on an 11.94 for the win. Beauchamp ran a 10.115/122.39 on a 10.19 dial. Semi=finalists were Bill Bradford of Pittsville, Md who lost to Bishop and Mark Benstorn of Millsoboro, Del. Who lost to Beauchamp. Harvey Powell rode into the Pro Bike f9nal against Eddie Chapman of Pocomoke, Md. Chapman had the better reaction but was off his dial and Powell took the vicory with a 9.649/125.99 on a 9.55 dial. Chapman ran a 9.071/151.48 on an 8.79 dial. Quarter finalist was Roland Powell of Parsonsburg who lost to Harvey Powell. Wayne Phippin won the Street Eliminator final over Ryann Lecates of Salisbury. Lecates broke and Phippin ran an 11.457/111.73 for the in. In the Hot Rod final Cornell Maile, Jr. had a solo pass for the win running a 14.532/95.35 in his ‘90 Mustang GT for the win. The Jr. Dragster 1 final was a sister battle between Brittany and Caitlyn Hooper. Brittany had the advantage at the start with a .013 and took the win with an 8.990/72.30 on an 8.90 dial. Caitlyn ran a 12.927/50.81 on a 12.90 dial. In Jr. Dragster 2 it was Alex Bradford paired against Amanda Clem of Hurlock. Clem had the better reaction but Bradford was on his dial for the win with a 7.904/81.52 on a 7.90 dial. Clem had an 8.437/72.45 on an 8.33. E.T. Bracket racing returns this Sunday, March 23rd. with gates opening at 10 a.m . and time runs at 11 a.m. Ellimminations will be at 2 p.m

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U.S. 13 DRAGWAY READY FOR 51ST CONSECUTIVE SEASON

U.S. 13 DRAGWAY READY FOR 51ST CONSECUTIVE SEASON

By Charlie Brown, Delmar, DE – With a little help from Mother Nature, the U.S 13 Dragway is set to give the green light on its 51st consecutive season. Opening day is scheduled for March 16th with E.T. Braccket Racing for Super Pro, Pro, Pro Bike, Street Elliminator, Jr. Dragster 1 and Jr. Dragster 2. [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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