Delmar, Delaware- Defending Big Block Modified champion, Jordan Watson, found victory lane after a variety of misfortunes to start his 2020 campaign with Donald Lingo, Jr. going back-to-back in the Delmarva Super Late Model division. “We have had a long few weeks in the shop trying to repair our cars and get them race ready. It takes a team and a lot of sacrifice, so I thank everyone who has stuck with us,” said Watson in victory lane. Jordan Watson immediately [...]
After a day where Mother Nature had skirted Delaware International, she finally showed her face at about 6 o’clock with a downpour of steady showers. After nearly 30 minutes of consistent heavy downpours, track officials were forced to pull the plug on tonight’s events. All rain checks will be honored for 4 weeks from tonight’s race, and all PPV Live Streams will be refunded.
We are happy to get back to our previously scheduled events at the US 13 Dragway & Delaware International Speedway, and that schedule continues this week. It should be noted that at the time of this article all Social Distancing Guidelines put into place by the State of Delaware for the weekend of 6/6/2020 will continue to be in place until otherwise noted. Those guidelines can be found at the bottom of this article. It’s finally time for “Friday [...]
Well race fans, crews have been hard at work since before 7 am trying to get the infield and back of the turns drained off to a safe and operable level, however there’s just too much water and not enough time. We are extremely sad to have to do this because we are being blessed with a beautiful night to race, but we have to look out for the safety of all the drivers while on the track. Tonight’s races [...]
Delmar, Delaware- The energy and excitement was palpable as Delaware dirt track racing resumed Saturday night under strict, state-mandated guidelines and restrictions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic at Charlie Cathell’s half-mile oval. Joseph Watson and Donald Lingo, Jr. were the headline winners defeating reigning champions, Jordan Watson and Amanda Robinson, respectively. It was a battle to get to the lead when the green flag waved for the Big Block Modifieds, as polesitter Pat Walls, Joseph Watson and Jordan Watson went three-wide into the first [...]
“Back To Our Regularly Scheduled Events!” The COVID-19 pandemic has sent shockwaves through our entire world, shaking up schedules of events from the highest levels of professionals to as far down as a child’s first tee ball game and everything in-between. However, with social distancing measures in place the world is slowly starting to make its way back to how we expected our summer to go with barbecues, state fairs, and you guessed it, Racing! With that sense of [...]
Spectators To Return To US 13 Dragway & Delaware International Speedway This Weekend For Racing Events!admin
After a weekend of successful practices that included several Social Distancing measures, the engines will fire in front of fans for this weekends events! As a part of the agreement for opening with the State of Delaware those social distancing measures are still in place as well as, masks must be worn by all spectators at both facilities, fans must socially distance when entering/exiting any part of the facility with other spectators, and groups of fans who are not [...]
There has been great speculation regarding our policies and procedures for this weekends events at the US 13 Dragway and Delaware International Speedway. We will be hosting test and tunes that are open to all Racers, Car Owners, Sponsors, and Crew Members. Neither spectator tickets nor spectator amenities will be available for purchase or use at either facility this weekend. For the test and tune at the speedway we will be offering a free Facebook Live event to view [...]
Beginning Saturday May 30th After a hiatus since March 8th, engines will once again be allowed to roar to life on Delaware soil beginning May 30th! After extensive talks between US 13 Dragway & Delaware International Speedway owner Charles Cathell, Georgetown Speedway promoter Brett Deyo, Delaware State Representative Tim Dukes, and Delaware Governor John Carney, all parties have come to a mutual agreement to resume racing in the first state. The Cathell Family would like to take this time [...]
CALL TO ACTION!! WE NEED YOUR HELP!! We want to race, and we know that you do as well. We are asking all of our racers and fans to contact Governor Carney’s office at 302-744-4101 and express your concerns. We understand that the Covid 19 Pandemic is a serious situation, but with proper planning, and everyone’s cooperation when it comes to social distancing, we feel that we can keep our racers and fans safe. MAKE THE CALL!! LET’S GO RACING!!