Dangerous Heat Index, Increased Storm Threat & Tire Shortage Call For Cancellation Of July 17th Event

Attention Racers and Race Fans:   After evaluating multiple facets, track management has made the unfortunate decision to cancel tonight’s racing events at Delaware International Speedway. Currently, there are no new tires available from American Racer, and parts shortages are at an all time high. This, coupled with an increasing chance of thunderstorms starting at 7 pm, and looking out for drivers personal safety due to the heat index for today, have lead us to the decision to cancel.   We will be [...]

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Watson Cashes In On Delaware Lottery Night

By: Tanner Hollis, DELMAR , DE – After nearly two months of weather cancellations Delaware International Speedway was finally able to resume the 2021 season on Saturday Night. A strong field of cars were on hand for Delaware Lottery night at the speedway, and Jordan Watson picked up his third win this season in the Delaware Dirt Modified division and collected the $2,750 purse.   The Delaware Dirt Modifieds had an extra $1,000 reasons to win thanks to Rent Equip putting [...]

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AC Delco Modifieds Added to July 3rd Program

With an overwhelming response from our Racers & Fans, we have added the AC DELCO MODIFIEDS to our July 3rd program. This will be a “NON POINTS EVENTS”. We look forward to seeing you Saturday Night as the AC Delco Modifieds join the Delaware Dirt Modifieds, Super Late Models, RUSH Crate Models, Modified Lites, Little Lincoln & Vintage Cars. Gates open at 5:00, Hot Laps 6:45. 

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Purse Announced for Walt Breeding Memorial

Join us this Saturday Night, June 26th, as we pay tribute to the Legendary Walt Breeding.  The Walt Breeding Memorial, Sponsored by Taylor & Messick, is sure to be an action packed evening as Delaware International’s Best of the Best do battle on the 1/2 mile oval.

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Mother Nature Washes Out URC Sprints

Well race fans, last nights optimism has been brought to a halt thanks to persistent light showers overnight. With the grounds still completely soaked, and no chances for drying until late afternoon, we are forced to cancel tonight’s event at the Delaware International Speedway. We will be open next Saturday night for The Metal Shop’s “Monsters Of Metal” Monster Truck Show, and racing returning on June 26th for the Walt Breeding Memorial.

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Watson Goes Back To Back At DIS!

By: Tanner Hollis , DELMAR, DE – This past Saturday Delaware International Speedway hosted the 2021 edition of the  William & Juanita J. Cathell Memorial race. The stakes were raised for the Delaware Dirt Modifieds with the victory earnings paying out $2,021 to win.  Reigning track champion Jordan Watson not only claimed the increased winnings, but has a guaranteed starting spot into the Delaware Dirt Track Championships in October. Robert Dutton would lead the field to the green flag for [...]

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William & Juanita J. Cathell Memorial rescheduled for Saturday, May 15th, Bonus Pay for Delaware Dirt Modifieds!

William & Juanita J. Cathell Memorial rescheduled for Saturday, May 15th, Bonus Pay for Delaware Dirt Modifieds!    After receiving nearly an inch and a half of rain in the days leading up to last Saturday, a late afternoon shower put the already saturated and partially flooded grounds of Delaware International past the point of no return. With less than an hour before gates opened, and more potential storms looming, track owner Charlie Cathell was forced to pull the plug on [...]

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