Georgetown Speedway Announces 2020 Schedule of Events; Sunoco Point Series Unveiled

GEORGETOWN, DE – The fifth anniversary season for BD Motorsports Media LLC at Georgetown Speedway has taken shape.

The Sussex County half-mile oval will host a 2020 season filled with unique promotions and special events.

New for the ’20 campaign are Sunoco Race Fuels Championship Series point championship battles for the L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds, Crate 602 Sportsman and RUSH Late Models, with point title winners decided at year-end.

L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds will race for a $2,500 Sunoco Race Fuels championship. Teams will accrue points on the following dates: March 7, May 15, July 24, August 25, September 11, October 2 and October 31.

Crate 602 Sportsman vie for a $750 title with race dates on March 7, May 15, August 25, October 2 and October 31.

RUSH Late Models battle for $750 to win the championship with events on March 6, April 16, July 24, September 11 and October 30.

Drivers placing inside the top-five with perfect attendance will share in Sunoco Race Fuels Championship Series year-end cash.

The season gets the green flag with an Open Practice on Tuesday, March 3, followed by the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial weekend on Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7. This event carries a rain/weather date of March 13-14.

The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modifieds headline the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial with a 49-lap main event offering $10,049 to win – a new all-time high winner’s share for the speedway.

STSS Modified Velocita-USA South Region Modifieds and STSS Crate 602 Sportsman South Region each make three appearances during the season: March 6-7 during the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial, the ‘Blast at the Beach’ on Tuesday, August 25 and Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend October 30-31.

For the first time ever, the Zimmer’s Service Center Inc. ULMS Racing Series will sanction a Super Late Model event at the speedway during Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend.

Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Cars, after a fan-pleasing debut a year ago, return for two Friday night dates: July 24 and October 2.

The Capitol Renegade United Racing Club (URC) 360 Sprint Cars make their annual stop on Friday, September 11.

Georgetown will again take part in the four-night ‘Battle of the Bay’ on Thursday, April 16 featuring the RUSH Late Model Series in a $3,000-to-win event. Super Late Models will also be in competition at this event in the Mark Williams Memorial $3,026-to-win, 26-lap event.

The Monster Truck Racing League (MTRL) returns for a two-day event on Thursday, June 11 and Friday, June 12. Advance tickets will be on sale in the near future.

Season passes for the ’20 season are now available. Grandstand season passes cost $175. Pit area passes cost $275. Season passes include all speedway events including Monster Trucks. Forms can be found at the following link: http://www.thegeorgetownspeedway.com/?page_id=78

A complete schedule of events can be found below.

Georgetown Speedway, originally constructed by Melvin L. Joseph in 1949, is located at the intersection of Route 113 and Speedway Road in Georgetown, Del., just miles from the Delaware beaches and less than a 40-minute drive from Ocean City, Md.

A website is live for the speedway at www.thegeorgetownspeedway.com. Like Georgetown Speedway on Facebook, follow @thegtownspdwy on Twitter, e-mail georgetownspeedway@gmail.com or contact the speedway hotline at 302.563.GTWN (4896).

Georgetown Speedway 2020 Schedule of Events

Tuesday, March 3 – Open Practice (all divisions)

MELVIN L. JOSEPH MEMORIAL WEEKEND – MARCH 6-7

Friday, March 6 – Small-Block Modifieds 30 laps, $4,049 to win, RUSH Late Models 20 laps, $1,049 to win, Delmarva Chargers, Delaware Super Trucks – STSS Mod & Crate 602 Practice (timed – top-two go to Saturday redraw)

Saturday, March 7 – Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Modifieds 49 laps, $10,049 to win, STSS Crate 602 Sportsman 20 laps, $1,490 to win, Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Delmarva Chargers & Delaware Super Trucks

*Melvin L. Joseph Memorial rain/weather dates are Friday-Saturday March 13-14

Thursday, April 16 – Super Late Model Mark Williams Memorial 26 laps, $3,026 to win, Battle of the Bay: RUSH Late Model Speedweek 30 laps, $3,000-plus to win, Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Delmarva Chargers & Delaware Super Trucks

Tuesday, May 12 – Zerbini Family Circus

Wednesday, May 13 – Zerbini Family Circus

Friday, May 15 – L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds 25 laps, $3,000 to win, Crate 602 Sportsman 20 laps, $1,000 to win, Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Delaware Super Trucks & Delmarva Chargers

Saturday, June 6 – Kenny Wallace Driving Experience: register at www.dirtracewithkenny.com

Thursday, June 11 – Monster Truck Racing League Monster Truck Madness

Friday, June 12 Monster Truck Racing League Monster Truck Madness

Friday, July 24 – Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Cars, L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds 25 laps, $3,000 to win, RUSH Late Models 20 laps, $1,000 to win, Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Delmarva Chargers & Delaware Super Trucks

Tuesday, August 25 – ‘Blast at the Beach’ Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Modifieds 35 laps, $6,000 to win, STSS Crate 602 Sportsman 20 laps, $1,500 to win, Delmarva Chargers, Delaware Super Trucks

Friday, September 11 – Capitol Renegade United Racing Club (URC) 360 Sprint Cars, L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds 25 laps, $3,000 to win, RUSH Late Models $1,000 to win, Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Delmarva Chargers & Delaware Super Trucks

Friday, October 2 – Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Cars, L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds 25 laps, $3,000 to win, Crate 602 Sportsman 20 laps, $1,000 to win, Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Delmarva Chargers, Delaware Super Trucks

MID-ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND – OCTOBER 30-31

Friday, October 30 – Small-Block Modifieds $3,000 to win ($5,000 to win with “Gambler’s Fee” paid), RUSH Late Models, STSS Modified Heat Races, ULMS Super Late Model Heat Races, Little Lincolns, Delaware Super Trucks, Delmarva Chargers

Saturday, October 31 – STSS Modified Championship $5,000 to win ($7,000 to win with “Gambler’s Fee” paid), ULMS Super Late Model Championship $5,000 to win ($7,000 with “Gambler’s Fee” paid), STSS Crate 602 Sportsman 20 laps, $1,500 to win, Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Delmarva Chargers, Delaware Super Trucks

Sunoco Championship Series Dates

Modifieds – March 7, May 15, July 24, August 25, September 11, October 2 & October 31

Crate 602 Sportsman – March 7, May 15, August 25, October 2 & October 31

RUSH Late Models – March 6, April 16, July 24, September 11 & October 30

Please Note: Little Lincoln dates to be announced later in the off-season.

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