United Racing Club 360 Sprint Cars Invade Georgetown Speedway On Friday, May 13; Sprint Cars Race For Increased $2,000 To Win, $300 To Take The Green
GEORGETOWN, DE – Winged 360 Sprint Cars of the United Racing Club (URC) invade Georgetown Speedway on Friday, May 13.
For the first time this season, the historic half-mile oval will play host to the talented URC traveling squad, as Georgetown reopens its gates following a break of more than a month. The most recent event at the facility featured the 358-Modifieds on Friday, March 25 – a race won by invader Stewart Friesen.
Georgetown, in its first year under the BD Motorsports Media LLC management, will offer a total of seven special events through the 2016 campaign, starting in March and running through November.
URC competitors will take part in heat races and a 25-lap main event offering $2,000 to the winner courtesy of sponsor B&G Auto Body of New Castle, Del. Georgetown management has boosted the green money to $300 in an effort to reward travelers to the First State with extra cash.
To learn more about URC, its competitors and history, visit the club’s official website www.unitedracingclub.net.
Ocean View, Del., driver Curt Michael is the defending URC champion.
Joining the URC contingent are the Crate 602 Sportsman ($600 to win, $100 to start), Little Lincolns (just added), Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Delmarva Chargers and Delaware Super Trucks.
Pit gates will open at 4 p.m. Grandstand gates will unlock at 5 p.m. Hot laps are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., with racing at 7:15 p.m.
Adult grandstand admission is just $15. Seniors (ages 65 and up) and Students (ages 13-17) pay $12. Kids 9-12 pay $8 and children under eight years old are admitted free.
Pit admission is $30, with no license required.
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.
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