After many years of sporting the Walt Breeding Team USA rules package in the Modified Lites, track owner Charlie Cathell has made a change for the 2021 Season at Delaware International Speedway. The decision has been made to use the 2021 Stars Modified Lite Racing rules as the baseline for track rules from this point forward. When asked why the change now, Cathell stated, “We followed the TUSA Series rules for years because of Walt, but with Walt’s passing and [...]
Delaware International will kick off another season this April, and by doing so will try to resume a “normal” full season. After the Covid-shortened season of 2020 racers will be happy to get back to their normal weekly Saturday night dirt track racing in the first state. However, the 2020 season still continues to linger as state stipulations and mandates still do not allow for an Awards Banquet to celebrate the accomplishments of the shortened season. Champions and [...]
Delmar, Delaware- Jordan Watson capped off his championship season with a victory in the 50-lap Delaware Dirt Track Championship weekend at Delaware International, cashing in a $7,000 payday with the gamblers fee. “That cushion was brutal. It was a demanding race track tonight,” said Watson in victory lane. “I am just very proud of my team and have to thank everyone involved that makes this possible. Tonight, we raced with a lot of great talent and were able to [...]
AC Delco/602 Sportsman Modified – Rules Clarification for “Champ Show” – Weight – All cars must weigh 2,350 lbs., post-race, with driver in car. RPM Control & Chip – All cars are required to utilize the MSD Digital Rev Box No. 8727 CT. All wires must be visible. No cutting of any wires permitted. Ground wire MUST be grounded to the intake only with nothing else attached. There is a spud on the left side of the intake between the carburetor and [...]
The first weekend of October will be a big one for the Dirt Track racing in the first state! Georgetown Speedway kicks things off on Friday night and Saturday night will be one of the most iconic races in Delaware! The 48TH Annual Camp Barnes Benefit Race will be back for a special October race after being rescheduled due to COVID-19. It’ll be busy lineup with Delaware Dirt Modifieds, Delmarva Super Late Models, RUSH Crate Late Models, 602 Sportsman [...]
A Pop-Up Shower has settled into the Delmar area bringing a steady stream of rain. Unfortunately we have made the decision to cancel tonight’s events.
Well Race Fans, Mother Nature just isn’t a fan of racing this weekend. Unfortunately, we have made the decision to cancel tonight’s events at the Delaware International Speedway. Showers continue to develop at and around the speedway and have not allowed for any drying of the pit areas and infield. We will try again next week!
Delmar, Delaware- Family, friends, and fans came together to celebrate the life of the late Jake Marine on Saturday, August 8th, which would have been Marine’s 74th birthday. Marine was a lifelong supporter of Delaware racing and the owner of the famed No. 85 modified. It was only fitting that Marine’s most recent driver, HJ Bunting, redrew the pole position, after transferring to a redraw position through the qualifying event. Bunting would lead the field to the green flag after [...]
Delmar, Delaware- With rain soaking the Delaware International Speedway grounds at the start of the evening’s Saturday night program, track owner, Charles Cathell, had all hands-on deck to get the facilities prepared. With support from the track crews, drivers, and fans, all events were able to take place with only a minor delay. Joseph Watson notched a second win to his belt for the 2020 season in the Big Block Modified event for the Blue Hen Racing team. HJ Bunting jumped [...]