Author Archives: Brett Deyo

Open Practice Set For Saturday, March 5 At Georgetown Speedway; Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Looms March 11-12

GEORGETOWN, DE – The first on-track activity of 2016 is set for this weekend at Delaware’s historic Georgetown Speedway. On Saturday, March 5, the half-mile oval will host an open practice session. All race vehicles able to pass safety inspection will be granted track time. With the ’16 Season Opener at Georgetown looming, this shakedown session can set the tone […]

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On The Road Again: Massachusetts Driver Andy Bachetti Set To Chase Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Point Standings, North & South, During Upcoming Season; Starts Journey March 12 At Georgetown, Delaware

Written by Cody Manmiller GEORGETOWN, DE – Andy Bachetti is ready to hit the road again with the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP. Last season, the Sheffield, Mass., driver was a virtual newcomer to the tracks in the STSS Velocita South Region and managed an eighth-place finish in the final standings, while maintaining his […]

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For The First Time Since 2009, Stewart Friesen Set To Compete In Delaware At March 12 Georgetown Speedway Melvin L. Joseph Memorial; Friesen To Chase Short Track Super Series North & South Region Championships

GEORGETOWN, DE – Stewart Friesen makes his living behind the wheel of a dirt Modified, often racing more than 100 times in a single season. He has not, however, turned a lap in the state of Delaware since 2009 during a stint as Maryland car owner Will Brown’s hired driver. Friesen, a native of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., who now resides in […]

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Spring Has Sprung At Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway; Track Prep Work Underway, Clean-Up Continues As Open Practice Looms March 5, Melvin L. Joseph Memorial March 11-12

GEORGETOWN, DE – The first “signs of spring” emerged over the weekend at Delaware’s historic Georgetown Speedway. Lou Johnson, a veteran of track prep in the First State auto racing circles, took to the half-mile oval with a newly purchased grader for the first track preparation activities of 2016. Time is winding down to the open practice session scheduled for […]

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All Systems Go For Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway With Active Month Of March; 2016 Northeast Dirt-Track Modified Season Opens At Historic First State Facility

GEORGETOWN, DE – The month of March is typically slow in the world of Northeast dirt Modified racing. For Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway, however, it is all systems go! The historic half-mile clay oval will roar to life to ignite the region’s 2016 dirt-track season with on-track activity planned shortly after the conclusion of February auto racing festivities in Florida On […]

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Microtel Named Official Hotel Of Georgetown Speedway, Reduced Rates Available For March 11-12 Melvin L. Joseph Memorial

Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Georgetown/Beach Area, located less than a mile from the speedway on Route 113 in Georgetown, has been named the official hotel of Georgetown Speedway. Microtel will provide the racing community with discounted rates for the upcoming Melvin L. Joseph Memorial March 11-12. By mentioning “Georgetown Speedway,” those in the racing community will receive rooms […]

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Georgetown Speedway Releases Diverse 2016 Schedule Of Events; Pit & Grandstand Season Passes, Reserved Pit Parking On Sale Now

GEORGETOWN, DE – As time winds down to the opening green flag of the season in Delaware, Georgetown Speedway’s promotional team has announced its schedule for 2016. A diverse agenda of special events is set for the historic half-mile clay oval under the management of BD Motorsports Media LLC starting in March and operating through November with seven unique race […]

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Georgetown Speedway Gears Up For 2016 Season Opener Saturday, March 12; Historic Delaware Oval To Kick-Start Northeast Modified Season With Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Event Paying $4,900 To Win, $490 To Start!

GEORGETOWN, DE – With 2016 ringing in, Georgetown Speedway is preparing to present the Northeast’s first major dirt-track Modified event of the New Year. On Saturday, March 12, the historic half-mile will host the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial event, paying homage to the Delaware business icon who launched construction of the speedway in 1949. The program is headlined by a […]

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“Ultimate” Super Late Model Experience Coming To Georgetown Speedway Thursday, June 2; Four-Race ‘Colonial Clash Championship’ Offers Big Money For Late Model Racers As Mid-Atlantic Speedways Join Forces

GEORGETOWN, DE – Delaware Super Late Model fans will have an “ultimate” experience next June at Georgetown Speedway. On Thursday, June 2, 2016 the touring Ultimate Super Late Model Series will make its debut at the First State half-mile oval in a combined effort with three neighboring Mid-Atlantic Region facilities, kicking off four consecutive nights of Super Late Model racing […]

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