Like Never Before: $182,715 in Purse Money Available Oct. 27-29 at Georgetown Speedway

GEORGETOWN, DE – Like never before.

Georgetown Speedway hosts the most lucrative three-day weekend in Delaware dirt-track history with a combined tripleheader of the Camp Barnes Benefit Stock Car Race, Melvin L. Joseph Memorial and Mid-Atlantic Championship Thursday-Saturday Oct. 27-29.

A total of $182,715 in purse money will be distributed over the three days of racing.

This never-before-seen event will also crown champions of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International ‘Elite’ Series, Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply South Region, and Belmont’s Garage Crate 602 Sportsman South Region, in addition to the year-long Georgetown Speedway Sunoco Championship Series titlists.

The weekend kicks off on Thursday (Oct. 27) with the postponed Camp Barnes Benefit Stock Car Race, headlined by the J.W. Brown Logging Modifieds (30 laps, $5,500 to win) and Super Late Models (25 laps, $5,500 to win). Also on the Thursday docket: Blue Hen Dispose-All Crate 602 Sportsman ($1,500 to win), First State Chevrolet RUSH Late Models ($1,500 to win), Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Little Lincolns, Delaware Super Trucks and Delmarva Chargers.

Friday night (Oct. 28) drops the green flag on Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend.

The STSS Modifieds of the Halmar International ‘Elite’ Series and Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply South Region take part in 15-lap Qualifying Races to set the stage for Saturday’s rescheduled Melvin L. Joseph Memorial.

Super Late Models return to the half-mile oval on Friday with group time trials and heat races.

The PA/NJ Spec Small-Block Modifieds race 30 laps for a potential $5,000 to win (*with $100 “Gambler’s Fee” posted, $4,000 to win with $50 “Gambler’s Fee” posted, $3,000 without) on Friday in addition to the First State Chevrolet RUSH Late Models (20 laps, $1,000 to win), Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Delaware Super Trucks and Delmarva Chargers.

Saturday (Oct. 29) features the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial STSS Modified 40-lap, $25,000-to-win event, the finale of the Halmar International ‘Elite’ Series, Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply South Region and the richest dirt Modified race ever contested in Delaware.

The Melvin L. Joseph Memorial event on Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend serves as the milestone 150th Modified event in Short Track Super Series history.

Super Late Models take part in a 40-lap feature event with up to $7,000 going to the winner (with $100 “Gambler’s Fee” posted, $6,000 with $50 “Gambler’s Fee” posted, $5,000 without).

STSS Crate 602 Sportsman race for 25 laps in pursuit of a $1,500 payday in the final Belmont’s Garage South Region event. Also competing on Saturday, Little Lincolns, Delaware Super Trucks and Delmarva Chargers.

A complete information center has been posted on the Short Track Super Series website: https://shorttracksuperseries.com/event-info/

Sponsorship support for the weekend is received from the Delaware State Sportsmen’s Association (DSSA), EZ Work Trucks, EZ Rent and American Finance.

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.


CAMP BARNES BENEFIT STOCK CAR RACE/MELVIN L. JOSEPH MEMORIAL/MID-ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND SCHEDULE & PRICING: Thursday-Saturday October 27-29


Thursday, October 27 – 50th anniversary Camp Barnes Benefit Stock Car Race: J.W. Brown Logging Modifieds (30 laps, $5,500 to win), Super Late Models (25 laps, $5,500 to win), Blue Hen Dispose-All Crate 602 Sportsman (20 laps, $1,500 to win), First State Chevrolet RUSH Late Models (20 laps, $1,500 to win), Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Little Lincolns, Delaware Super Trucks, Delmarva Chargers

Pit Gates Open: 3 p.m. – Grandstand Gates Open: 4 p.m. – Hot Laps: 6 p.m. – Racing: 7 p.m.

Grandstand Admission: $20 (Adults) – $16 (Seniors ages 65 & up) & Students (ages 13-17) – $10 Kids (ages 9-12) – Children 8 & under FREE

Pit Admission: $40 (ages 13 & up) – $10 Kids (ages 6-12) – $2 Children (ages 5 & under)



Friday, October 28 – PA/NJ Spec Small-Block Modifieds (30 laps, $3,000 to win, up to $5,000 to with “Gambler’s Fee” posted), Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified Qualifiers (15 laps, $500 to win each), Super Late Model group time trials and heat races, First State Chevrolet RUSH Late Models (20 laps, $1,000 to win), Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Delaware Super Trucks & Delmarva Chargers

Pit Gates Open: 3 p.m. – Grandstand Gates Open: 4 p.m. – Hot Laps: 6:20 p.m. – Racing: 7:15 p.m.

Grandstand Admission: $25 (Adults) – $20 (Seniors ages 65 & up) & Students (ages 13-17) – $10 Kids (ages 9-12) – Children 8 & under FREE

Pit Admission: $40 (ages 13 & up) – $10 Kids (ages 6-12) – $2 Children (ages 5 & under)



Saturday, October 29 –
 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar ‘Elite Series’ & Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply Championship (40 laps, $25,000 to win, $1,000 for 16th, $500 to start) preceded by B-Mains, Super Late Model Championship (40 laps, $5,000 to win, up to $7,000 with “Gambler’s Fee” posted) preceded by B-Mains, STSS Crate 602 Sportsman Belmont’s Garage South Region Championship (25 laps, $1,500 to win), Little Lincolns, Delaware Super Trucks & Delmarva Chargers

Pit Gates Open: 2 p.m. – Grandstand Gates Open: 3 p.m. – Hot Laps: 5:30 p.m. – Racing: 6:30 p.m.

Grandstand Admission: $30 (Adults) – $25 Seniors (ages 65 & up) & Students (ages 13-17) – $10 Kids (ages 9-12) – Children 8 & under FREE

Pit Admission: $45 (ages 13 & up) – $10 Kids (ages 6-12) – $2 Children (ages 5 & under)

Friday & Saturday Grandstand Pass: $50 (Adults) – $40 (Seniors ages 65 & up) & Students (ages 13-17) – $15 Kids (ages 9-12) – Children 8 & under FREE

Friday & Saturday Pit Area Pass: $80 (ages 13 & up) – $20 Kids (ages 6-12) – $4 Children (ages 5 & under)