Melon 1 & Sussex Diesel Sign On as ‘Blast at the Beach’ Title Sponsors

Written by Chris Moore

GEORGETOWN, DE – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco heads to Georgetown Speedway for the first time this season on Tuesday, Aug. 30.

The ninth annual ‘Blast at the Beach’ at the progressively banked half-mile oval rewards the STSS big-block/small-block Modified winner with a $6,000 payday at the end of 35 laps.

The STSS Crate 602 Sportsman join the program as well for a 25-lap, $1,500-to-win feature event.

The 2022 rendition of the annual late-summer classic will be presented by Melon 1 and Sussex Diesel.

Melon 1 ships nationwide from distribution points across the U.S. and Central America, using cutting-edge technology to meet food safety and traceability standards and provide customers with the freshest, highest quality product possible.

Melon 1 represents some of the best and most committed watermelon growers in the world, with relationships dating back decades.

Learn more about Melon 1 by liking Melon 1 on Facebook, calling them at 1.800.494.3505, or visiting their website www.melon1.com.

Sussex Diesel is a truck repair shop located at 31051 Old Sailor Rd Laurel, DE 19956.

Sussex Diesel repairs and supplies products for large trucks, small trucks, and construction and agriculture equipment.

To learn more about Sussex Diesel like their Facebook page at Sussex Diesel, e-mail them at shop@sussexdiesel.com or reach them by phone at 302.877.0330.

The ‘Blast at the Beach’ represents Round No. 6 of the Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply South Region $15,000 championship chase for the STSS Modifieds.

The 25-lap Crate 602 Sportsman affair serves as Round No. 4 of the Belmont’s Garage South Region championship fight.

The original ‘Blast at the Beach’ in 2014 was a non-sanctioned event co-promoted by BD Motorsports Media LLC and Eric Kormann. The seven editions since 2015 have all fallen under STSS sanctioning.

The entire night of racing, along with every STSS race in 2022, will be broadcast LIVE on FloRacing (www.floracing.tv).

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).

To learn more about the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, check out ‘Short Track Super Series’ on Facebook or @ShortTrackSS on Twitter or Instagram.

The Short Track Super Series is presented by American Racer/Lias Tire, Sunoco Race Fuel, Insinger Performance, FloSports, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, BDR Speed, Halmar International, Ollie’s, River Valley Builders, Hurlock Auto & Speed, Velocita-USA, St. Lawrence Radiology, Franklin Products, Design for Vision & Sunglass Central, Belmont’s Garage, Precision Hydraulic & Oil, Prime MAC Tools, F.X. Caprara Car Companies, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Beyea Custom Headers, Bicknell Racing Products, Dirt Track Digest, EIBACH, Elite Welder Testing & Training, Flach Performance Products, Henry’s Exhaust, Hig Fab, Penske Racing Shocks, Schultz Racing Fuel Cells, Spyder Filters, Superior Remodeling, Teo-Pro Car, VAHLCO, Wegner Automotive & Wilwood.