Tropical Storm Zeta Forces Schedule Change for Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend
GEORGETOWN, DE – Rainfall from Tropical Storm Zeta has forced a schedule change for Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend at Georgetown Speedway.
As of late Thursday afternoon, approximately two inches of rain had fallen at the speedway, with additional precipitation expected overnight and into the morning hours Friday. As a result of the saturated grounds, the Friday, Oct. 30 portion of the weekend has been postponed.
The Saturday (Oct. 31) program will now consist of the following:
- Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Modifieds – qualifying and 44-lap feature event
- Super Late Models – qualifying and 40-lap main event
- Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Crate 602 Sportsman – qualifying and 25-lap main event
- 12-lap features for Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars (twin features), Delmarva Chargers and Delaware Super Trucks
Pit gates will open at noon for Saturday racing, with grandstand gates unlocked at 2 p.m. Hot laps hit the track at 4 p.m. with racing at 5 p.m.
The Halloween Trick of Treat for kids remains on schedule for 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Saturday Grandstand Admission: $25 (Adults) – $20 Seniors (ages 65 and up) and Students (ages 13-17) – $10 Kids (ages 9-12) – Children 8 and under FREE
Saturday Pit Admission: $40 – Kids (ages 6-12): $10 – Children 5 and under $2
The action resumes Sunday morning (Nov. 1) with pit gates open at 9 a.m. Grandstand gates open at 10 a.m., with hot laps at 11 a.m. and racing at noon.
Sunday’s program will include the following:
- Small-Block Modifieds – qualifying and 30-lap feature
- RUSH Late Models – qualifying and 20-lap feature
- 12-lap features for Delmarva Chargers, Delaware Super Trucks and Little Lincolns
Sunday Grandstand Admission: $25 (Adults) – $20 Seniors (ages 65 and up) and Students (ages 13-17) – $10 Kids (ages 9-12) – Children 8 and under FREE
Sunday Pit Admission: $35 – Kids (ages 6-12): $10 – Children 5 and under $2
To learn more about the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, check out ‘Short Track Super Series’ on Facebook or @ShortTrackSS on Twitter or Instagram.
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 email@example.com or contact the speedway hotline at 302.563.GTWN (4896).
The Short Track Super Series is presented by American Racer/Lias Tire, Sunoco Race Fuel, Insinger Performance, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Halmar International, Velocita-USA, Design for Vision/Sunglass Central, Rob Sherlock Roofing, ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Beyea Custom Headers, Bicknell Racing Products, Dirt Track Digest, EIBACH Springs, Escape RV, Fast Axle, Fox Racing Shocks, Henry’s Exhaust, Hig Fab, HyperCo, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Land Hoe Maintenance, K&N, MJK Home Maintenance, Precision Hydraulic & Oil, QA1, Racing Optics, Superior Remodeling, Teo-Pro Car, VAHLCO, Velocita, WELD Racing & Wilwood.