Bunting and Eckert Shine On The 49th Annual Camp Barnes Benefit Race

By: Tanner Hollis, DELMAR DE- It was a beautiful evening this past Saturday for the 49th running of the Camp Barnes Benefit race at Delaware International Speedway! Fans packed all around the historic half mile speedway and witnessed a stellar field of cars battle it out for that coveted Camp Barnes win. Local favorite HJ Bunting would hold off the “invaders” and score his first win of the year in the twenty five lap, Delaware Dirt Modified feature race. However the “invader” Rick Eckert, [...]

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Alex “Shines” Bright In USAC Sprints, Watson Claims Modified Championship On Final Points Event Of 2021

By: Tanner Hollis, DELMAR, DE-   Racing resumed this past Saturday night at Delaware International Speedway after a brief hiatus in the schedule due to multiple rain outs. After the multiple rain outs, the only remaining race on the point schedule was the September 4th race. There was multiple storylines amongst the weekly divisions, Jordan Watson swept the entire Delaware Dirt Modified season after winning the twenty-five lap feature race.  The Delmarva Super Lates Models raced for a chance of [...]

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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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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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Watson & Pettyjohn Shine On Special Night In Delmar!

By: Tanner Hollis , DELMAR, DE –  This past Saturday on a beautiful spring day, the Delaware International Speedway helped bring together an entire community in response to the recent tragedy in the town of Delmar.  “Delmar Night” has traditionally been one of the first points paying race of the season at DIS, and this season it became much more. Spectators packed into  the facility to pay their respects to Corporal Keith Heacook, and take part of the benefit [...]

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NEVER GIVE UP: STEWART FRIESEN SHINES IN ‘DIAMOND STATE 50’ WITH LATE-RACE SURGE

Written by Chris Moore DELMAR, DE – Never give up. That was the motto for Stewart Friesen on Tuesday night at Delaware International Speedway. Despite spending much of the race well behind the leader, Friesen continued his recent hot streak by rallying late to steal his second consecutive Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply ‘Diamond State 50’ worth $5,500. The win was Friesen’s 28th career Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified win and his first of the [...]

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DIS Kicks Off 2021 Season With Quick Laps at Test & Tune

By TANNER HOLLIS, DELMAR, DE – On April 3, 2021, fans experienced a preview of the upcoming 2021 season at the Delaware International Speedway. Over 50 cars rolled through the gates of the legendary facility on Saturday Night, and throughout all three sessions for each division, we witnessed some quick lap times and introduced some new names in new divisions for the upcoming season.   The Rush Late Models had up to ten cars in their division for all three sessions. [...]

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CHARLIE CATHELL BEATS MOTHER NATURE, TANNER TAMES SPRINTS, JOJO GRABS SECOND WIN

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 [...]

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BUNTING SCORES EMOTIONAL WIN IN 85, AMANDA “SMOKES” THE FIELD

Delmar, Delaware- HJ Bunting put the famed No. 85 in victory lane on Saturday night, leading wire to wire to capture the 25-lap Big Block Modified feature event. It was an emotional win with the recent passing of long-time Delaware racing supporter and car owner, Jake Marine, over the off-season. At the drop of the green flag, the Watson brothers pounced on Bunting, with Joseph to the bottom and Jordan to the top. It was Bunting who set a blistering [...]

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Barker Teleports To Dominate Win In Modified Lites !!

Barker Teleports To Dominate Win In Modified Lites  Jerry Barker and Ray Gulliver would get the night started for the Modified Lites by diving into turns one and two as the leaders and quickly pulled away from the rest of the field. Gulliver who had the fastest lap time through the first third of the feature jumped out past Barker on lap two, but Barker was sure to not let Gulliver get too far out [...]

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