June 8, 2019, by Bonnie Nibblett Delmar, De…… It was a weird and wild night at the Delaware International Speedway that saw a delay in the start of the race after track crews were unable to successfully dry the racing surface until just after 8 pm. However, once the grounds had dried it was Jo Jo Watson that would go on to claim another win at the Delaware International Speedway. Watson’s win in [...]
BREAKING NEWS!!! The racers have spoken and we have listened! For many years the Delaware International Speedway (DIS) has used a points average system to set the handicap for driver lineups in Heat & Feature events, but as of Saturday June 8th, this will be a thing of the past! Many drivers have expressed their feeling of wanting a new way for handicapping lineups, and track owner, Charlie Cathell has decided after two races in the 2019 season that the [...]
“Top 5” Results – June 1, 2019 / R.C. Holloway Night Delaware Super Trucks: 1. Matt Esham 2. Robert Smith 3. David Smith 4. Jerry Hill 5. Dick Beauchamp HAS Big Block Modifieds: 1. Joseph Watson 2. Jordan Watson 3. Brad Trice 4. H.J. Bunting 5. David Shirk S.R. Pete & Sons Super Late Models: 1. Mark Pettyjohn 2. Roy Deese Jr. 3. Austin Hubbard 4. Kevin Scott Jr. 5. Dylan Evans URC Sprints: 1. Ed Aiken 2. Curt Michael 3. Chad Layton 4. Jason Clauss 5. Josh Weller Rush Crate Models: 1. Jason Dean 2. Derek Magee 3. Brandon Sturgis 4. Matt Hill 5. Joe Warren AC Delco Modifieds: 1. [...]
The Walt & Marie Messick Memorial has been Rained-Out. Re-scheduled for August 17th.
After reviewing several of the weather models, we have decided to cancel tonight’s Season Opener at the Delaware International Speedway. All of the weather models show a strong storm cell coming through our area between 7 & 9pm. We apologize for the cancellation but the safety of our Fans, Racers, and Staff must come first. Enjoy your evening off and we will see you next Saturday, May 11th for the Walt & Marie Messick Memorial which will feature all [...]
SHEPPARD SHINES BRIGHT AT “DIAMOND STATE 50” Written By: Alison Watson Delmar, Delaware- Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, NY outshined the star-studded field to win the 50-lap Short Track Super Series (STSS) “Diamond State 50” at Delaware International Speedway in the Hurlock, Maryland- based team. The win is Sheppard’s second consecutive “Diamond State 50” victory. “We have a whole lot of folks scattered on this car. It is nice to do this for them,” said Sheppard in reference to his onboarding of [...]
CHRIS ALLEN, JR. WINS THRILLER USAC EAST COAST IN DELAWARE Written By: Alison Watson Delmar, Delaware- From the drop of the green, the USAC East Coast Sprint Car Series battled door to door throughout the field for position, with Chris Allen, Jr. ultimately collecting his first series win on the Delaware International Speedway half-mile. Bill Unglert and Trevor Kobylarz immediately went to war for the top-position. By lap five, Chris Allen, Jr. was putting pressure on the leaders, battling Unglert for the [...]
DÉJÀ VU FOR BLAIR ON NIGHT ONE OF RUSH LATE MODEL “BATTLE OF THE BAY” Written By: Alison Watson Delmar, Delaware- Max Blair captured night one of the RUSH Late Model “Battle of the Bay” mini-series event at Delaware International Speedway, in memory of Raelyn Huffman. Blair proudly displayed a door that was commemorated in Huffman’s honor. “I did not know Raelyn very well, but I knew her Dad (Ray) really well. They are a great family and I am glad [...]