SDM Promotions manager, Mark Cathell, feels evaluating the industry around us is important in today’s Motorsports business. Cathell goes on to add, “When you have a track 20 minutes from your backyard, another a couple of hours north, we need to be in line with others. This opens the gates for other race teams to come compete and gives our fans a quality show they are expecting.” We also have to consider the cost of racing. The past several [...]
For the past several years DIS has been known for it’s weekly Saturday night dirt track program. With the retirement of Charles Cathell, his wife Joyce and brother Hal, the management team of SDM Promotions plans to bring some new ideas to the Delaware International Speedway. First, SDM would like to address an earlier statement posted regarding rain dates. After several conversations we have decided not to attempt to run the Saturday and/or Sunday if a rainout occurs on a [...]
2022 Schedule update for 302 Motorsportz Park race season for all our “Wing Fans.” Be sure to mark these dates on your calendar now: Friday night June 10, 2022 Friday night August 5, 2022 Plus! For the first time the URC Sprints will join the Delaware State Dirt Track Championships October 21 & 22, 2022. The season is shaping up to be a great one! Look for more updates on this event via our website and social media pages.
US 13 Dragway & Delaware International Speedway Will Remain Open For 2022 With New Family Management Charlie Cathell, recently announced that after 35 years at the helm, he, his wife Joyce, and brother Hal will retire at the end of the 2021 Racing Season at the Delaware International Speedway and US 13 Dragway. Charlie has been an integral part of the growth and day to day operations since the track was built in 1963 by his parents William and Juanita. [...]