VAHLCO Wheels Signs On As Presenting Sponsor of Nationally Televised ‘Blast at the Beach’ August 28

GEORGETOWN, DE – Lights, camera, action!

National television returns to Northeast dirt Modified racing on Tuesday, August 28 at Georgetown Speedway. And VAHLCO Wheels will be front and center.

For the first time in the history of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, an event will be nationally televised on MAV-TV with the fifth running of the ‘Blast at the Beach’ Velocita-USA South Region big-block/small-block Modified event.

On the card at the Georgetown banked half-mile are the STSS Modifieds racing for $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to start in a 35-lap main plus STSS Crate 602 Sportsman ($1,000 to win), Delmarva Chargers and Delaware Super Trucks.

VAHLCO Wheels has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the event for 2018.

Based in New Egypt, N.J., VAHLCO Wheels are “made by racers, for racers” with the ultimate goal of providing the highest-quality products. VAHLCO produces complete lines of 10-inch Micro-Sprint, 13-inch Midget, 15-inch Sprint Car and 15-inch Wide-5 wheels.

Building racing wheels for customers is VAHLCO’s singular purpose. VAHLCO lightweight racing wheels are a top choice for competitive race teams across the globe.

VAHLCO is managed by noted dirt Modified racer and STSS South Region contender David Van Horn.

“We saw this event as a great opportunity to market our brand nationally,” Van Horn said. “VAHLCO has customers across the United States and the world. We didn’t want to miss out on a chance to be part of this type of event showcasing Modified racing on national television.”

To learn more about VAHLCO Wheels, visit

The ‘Blast at the Beach’ carries a rain date of Wednesday, August 29 in the event of inclement weather.

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 Like Georgetown Speedway on Facebook, follow @thegtownspdwy on Twitter, e-mail or contact the speedway hotline at 302.563.GTWN (4896).

To learn more about the 2018 Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit, e-mail, 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, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Halmar International, Allstar Performance, ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Beyea Custom Headers, Bicknell Racing Products, Dirt Track Digest, Fast Axle, Fox Racing Shocks, Henry’s Exhaust, Hig Fab, HyperCo, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Land Hoe Maintenance, K&N, Precision Hydraulic & Oil, QA1, Race Pro Weekly, Racing Optics, Superior Remodeling, Teo-Pro Car, Vahlco, Velocita, Weld & Wilwood.

Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco 2018 Schedule

Velocita-USA South Region

Saturday, March 17 – Georgetown Speedway/Georgetown, Del. – Melvin L. Joseph Memorial – WINNER: RYAN WATT

Sunday, April 29 – Bridgeport Speedway/Bridgeport, N.J. – South Jersey Shootout – WINNER: JEFF STRUNK

Thursday, May 24 – Delaware International Speedway/Delmar, Del. – Diamond State 50 – WINNER: MATT SHEPPARD

Monday, July 16 – Big Diamond Speedway/Minersville, Pa. – Anthracite Assault – COMBO – CANCELED DUE TO RAIN

Sunday, July 29 – BAPS Motor Speedway/Newberrytown, Pa. – York County Nationals – WINNER: MATT SHEPPARD

Tuesday, August 28 – Georgetown Speedway/Georgetown, Del. – Blast at the Beach

Friday, October 12 – Port Royal Speedway/Port Royal, Pa. – Speed Showcase

Friday-Saturday October 26-27 – Georgetown Speedway/Georgetown, Del. – Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend