RICKY ELLIOT DOUBLES DOWN FOR WIN & TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP

Delmar, DE- Ricky Elliott is the definition of patience and execution. With only a 25-point lead over Donald Lingo, Jr. entering the feature, it was imperative for Elliott to make no mistakes. Elliott did just that, capturing the 20-lap Super Late Model feature event and his second Super Late Model points championship at Delaware International Speedway, totaling four championships with his two Modified titles. This time last year, Elliott was declaring his retirement. “Jake (Marine) said run another year [...]

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JORDAN WATSON CLINCHES SECOND TITLE WITH MODIFIED VICTORY

  Written By: Alison Watson Delmar, Delaware- Jordan Watson stunned the field behind the wheel of Jake Marine’s No. 58, winning his third feature event of the season and clinching his second Big Block Modified Championship at Delaware International Speedway. “That was fun,” said an ecstatic Watson in victory lane. Watson who started the feature in the ninth position, worked the bottom of the racing surface to pick off each competitor, ultimately taking the lead from Brandon Watkins on lap 10. “This [...]

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WATSON AND PRATT SPLIT TWIN 20’S AT DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL

WATSON AND PRATT SPLIT TWIN 20’S Written By: Alison Watson Delmar, Delaware- Joseph Watson rebounded from a challenging season to capture the first win of the Twin 20 Hurlock Auto and Speed Big Block Modified feature events. “This has been one of the toughest years for our race team,” exclaimed Watson in victory lane. Howard O’Neal took advantage of the pole position and set a controlling lead from the start of the race. Behind O’Neal, Scott VanGorder, Joseph Watson, and Brad [...]

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RICKY ELLIOTT REMAINS PERFECT IN DELAWARE FOR WILLIAM & JUANITA CATHELL MEMORIAL

Written By: Alison Watson Delmar, DE- Ricky Elliott continued his triumph of success, winning the 25-lap William J. and Juanita Cathell, $2000 to win, Super Late Model feature event. “I did not want to push a bad move. The bottom was dominant,” as Elliott had to negotiate heavy lap traffic and a charging Dale Hollidge in the closing laps. Elliott started from the pole position and quickly took control of the main event with Jamie Lathroum and Dale Hollidge battling for [...]

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WAGNER CAPITALIZES ON CARBERRY’S MISFORTUNE TO WIN THE MID-ATLANTIC 305 SPRINT FEATURE

Written By: Alison Watson Delmar, DE- Eddie Wagner capitalized on Tom Carberry’s misfortune to win the 25-lap Mid-Atlantic 305 Sprint feature event. “We love coming to Delaware,” said Wagner in victory lane. “I showed Tom (Carberry) my nose too early. I needed to make the top work, it would have been close” (if Carberry did not break). Larry McVay started on the point of the feature event, with immediate challenges from Tom Carberry on the top-side of the track. The two [...]

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NEW CAR, SAME RICKY ELLIOTT, IN JAKE MARINE- OWNED SUPER LATE MODEL

Ricky Elliott is no foreigner to victory lane at Delaware International Speedway. This Saturday, Elliott debuted the No. 85, Jake Marine-owned Super Late Model and headed straight to victory lane. Jake Marine, a long-time owner in Delaware modified racing offered to fund Elliott’s Super Late Model after announcing his retirement at the end of the 2017 season in his personally-owned No. 88. “This is my first time ever racing a Ford motor,” said Elliott in victory lane. “I just can’t [...]

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WATSON FLIPS THE BREAKER ON WATT AT DELAWARE OPENER

Written By: Alison Watson Delmar, Delaware- Jordan Watson powered by pole sitter Ryan Watt to earn the Delaware International Speedway opening night event. “When a guy like Ryan Watt is leading, you cannot show them your line before you know you can clear them. When I got under him, I knew I had to go,” said Watson in the Victory Graphic’s victory lane. Ryan “The Electric Company” Watt who has dominated the northeast modified circuit looked to be unstoppable with his [...]

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WELLER FINDS SPECIAL TOUCH FOR WIN ON OPENING NIGHT

Zac Weller led wire-to-wire to capture the 15-lap RUSH Late Model feature event. The attention was directed to the battle for second as Matt Hill and Sparky White battled door to door for majority of the event. Matt Hill was fast on the top of the race track, with White smooth on the bottom. The only real threat Weller had was a lap nine restart when Hill charged around the top in turns one and two. Weller was able to [...]

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HUMLHANZ RETURNS TO AC DELCO GLORY WITH WIN ON DELMAR NIGHT

Greg Humlhanz secured his driving duties in the George Tubb’s- owned No. 10 AC Delco Crate Modified, as he visited victory lane on his first time driving the car. Humlhanz survived nearly 10 caution-flags and a race that ultimately went single-file on only lap three. On lap seven, Trent VanVorst experienced a vicious flip down the front stretch. The driver was declared okay. Adam White, Ryan Riddle, John Stevenson, and Dwayne Crockett rounded out the top five. Sophomore AC Delco Crate Modified [...]

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BARKER CAPTURES FIRST-CAREER MODIFIED LITE VICTORY

Jerry Barker captured his first-career modified lite victory, leading all 15-laps of the feature event. Barker previously contended in the Delmarva Chargers division, and stepped to the Mod-Lite rankings at the end of the 2017 season. Tim White, James Hill, Curt Miles Jr., and Ray Gulliver rounded out the top five.   Modified Lite Feature Finish: JERRY BARKER, Tim White, James Hill, Curt Miles Jr., Ray Gulliver, Kirk Miles Sr., Wesley Smack, Hunter Holder, Jake Nelson, Dan Reif, Jacob King, Matt Fregoe, [...]

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