Georgetown Speedway Fires Back Into Action October 2: Modifieds & USAC Sprints Headline

GEORGETOWN, DE – Georgetown Speedway fires back to life on Friday, October 2 with a huge program of racing on the progressively banked half-mile clay oval.

For the second time in 2020, the Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Cars tackle the Sussex County facility competing in qualifying races and a 25-lap feature. The lightning-quick wingless 360 Sprint Cars visited last on July 24 with Ryan Watt pulling off a popular victory aboard Tim Hogue’s No. 39.

L&J Sheet Metal Modifieds take part in a $3,000-to-win 25-lap event offering $500 for 10th-place and $250 to take the green flag. This event marks the second-to-last points-paying show for the Georgetown Sunoco Championship Series. Billy Pauch Jr. currently leads the points driving the Rick Holsten-owned No. 96.

The Chesapeake Paving/J.W. Brown Trucking Crate 602 Sportsman are back for the first time since the Short Track Super Series ‘Blast at the Beach’ on Tuesday, Aug. 25. $1,000 goes to the winner of the 20-lap main with $100 to start.

Joe Toth is the current Georgetown Sunoco Championship Series Crate 602 Sportsman point leader.

Complete Georgetown points can be found at the following link on the speedway website:

Completing the program are the Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars (12 laps – features for Modifieds and Sportsman), Little Lincolns (12 laps), Delaware Super Trucks (12 laps) and Delmarva Chargers (12 laps).

Complete race information (rules, times & pricing) for Friday, Oct. 2 has been posted on the Georgetown Speedway website:

The Georgetown event will be open to in-person attendance and will be broadcast LIVE on Dirt Track Digest 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 Like Georgetown Speedway on Facebook, follow @thegtownspdwy on Twitter, e-mail or contact the speedway hotline at 302.563.GTWN (4896).