By Chris Moore
GEORGETOWN, DE – Fun for everyone.
The historic Georgetown Speedway prepares for a full weekend of racing on Friday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 1.
On Friday night (Sept. 30), the J.W. Brown Logging Modifieds and Blue Hen Dispose-All Crate 602 Sportsman compete in their penultimate events in the Sunoco Championship chase.
The USAC East Coast Sprint Cars join the Friday night program for a 25-lap affair, the only wingless Sprint Car appearance of 2022 at the progressively banked half-mile.
Heading into Friday night’s racing action, Ringoes, N.J.’s Ryan Godown leads the J.W. Brown Logging Modifieds after his win on Northeastern Supply Night back on Sept. 9.
The win gave Godown a nine-point advantage over two-time winner Jordan Watson, of Milford, Del.
Pipersville, Pa.’s Danny Bouc rounds out the top-three in championship contention, 26 markers behind Godown.
The big-block/small-block Modifieds of Georgetown Speedway go for 25-laps and a $3,000 top prize on Friday night.
Two-time defending champion Joe Toth leads the Blue Hen Dispose-All Crate 602 Sportsman standings by 47 markers over Laurel, Del.’s Jordn Justice. Carneys Point, N.J.’s Eric Kormann rounds out the top three, 56 points behind Toth.
The Crate 602 Sportsman race 20 laps on Friday night for a $1,000 winner’s share.
The Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Car Club, Little Lincolns, Delaware Super Trucks, and Delmarva Chargers join Friday’s program, running 12-lap, feature-only events.
The following night, Saturday (Oct. 1), the annual Camp Barnes Benefit Stock Car Race returns to Georgetown Speedway for the first time since 1957.
The Camp Barnes Benefit Stock Car Race will not carry points for any of the divisions on Saturday night.
The Modifieds race for 30-laps on Saturday night for a $5,500 winner’s share, while the Super Late Models join Saturday’s fun for 25-laps and their own $5,500 winner’s share. The winners’ shares have been boosted by $500 for both the Modifieds and Super Late Models thanks to the Frozen Farmer.
The Crate 602 Sportsman and First State Chevrolet RUSH Late Models will both be on hand for the Camp Barnes Benefit Stock Car Race, each battling for their own $1,500 top prize. Green money has been increased to $125 for both crate divisions.
The Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Car Club, Little Lincolns, Delaware Super Trucks, and Delmarva Chargers all join for 12-lap, features only racing.
For the Sept. 30 event, pit gates open at 4 p.m. with grandstand gates following at 5 p.m. Hot laps are slated for 6:45 p.m. with racing scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
Grandstand admission is $20 for Adults and $16 for Seniors (ages 65 & up) and Students (ages 13-17). Kids (ages 9-12) admission is $10 and Children 8 and under are admitted FREE.
Pit admission is $35 (ages 13 & up). Kids (ages 6-12) get in for $10 and $2 for Children 5 & under.
For the Oct. 1 event, pit gates open at 2 p.m. with grandstand gates following at 3 p.m. Hot laps begin at 6 p.m. and racing follows at 7 p.m.
Grandstand admission is $20 (Adults), $16 (Seniors ages 65 and up) & Students (ages 13-17), $10 (Kids ages 9-12) and Children 8 and under are FREE.
Pit admission is $40 (ages 13 and up), $10 (Kids ages 6-12) and $2 (Children ages 5 and under).
The entire weekend will be broadcast live on FloRacing (www.floracing.tv) as part of the annual subscription.
There is a rain date of Sunday, Oct. 2 for the Camp Barnes Benefit Stock Car Race.
Carey’s Towing will be recognized at intermission for their continued support of the Delaware State Police and Camp Barnes.
Camp Barnes is located at 37171 Camp Barnes Road Frankford, DE 19945 and can be found online at www.campbarnes.net or “like” Camp Barnes on Facebook.
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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