Super Lates & Modifieds Bring Back Georgetown Action

GEORGETOWN, DE – Double the fun.

On Thursday, August 3, Georgetown Speedway ends a long weather-related hiatus with Twin 25s for Millman’s NAPA Auto Parts Modifieds and Stockley Speed & Supply Super Late Models. The double-headlined ‘Summer Thunder’ program presented by Sullivan’s Landscaping & Maintenance features a pair of 25-lap main events paying $3,500 each to win.

Modifieds continue their NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series championship battle with an increased $3,500 on the line. A draw/redraw format and Short Track Super Series South Region rules will be in effect for the big-block/small-block Modified contingent.

Jordan Watson of Milford, Del., won the most recent Modified event in early June.

Stockley Speed & Supply Super Late Models return to the renovated venue with $3,500 on the line for their 25-lap event. Georgetown’s Ross Robinson won the most recent Super Late Model event in April.

Super Late Models will compete under the following rules package:

  • Minimum weight: 2,350 lbs., with driver, post-race
  • Tire Rule: Hoosier NLMT2 or harder or American Racer 44 or harder
  • Time trial within heat-race groups in hot laps; top-six redraw for the feature
  • AMB Transponders (rentals available)
  • One-way radio: 454.000
  • Double-file heat-race restarts; double-file feature restarts through five laps remaining

Completing the ‘Summer Thunder’ program are the Blue Hen Dispose-All Crate 602 Sportsman ($1,000 to win), Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Delaware Super Trucks and Delmarva Chargers.

Pit gates open at 4 p.m., grandstands at 5 p.m., with hot laps at 6:30 p.m. and racing at 7:30 p.m.

Grandstand admission is $25 for Adults, $20 for Seniors (ages 65 and up) and Students (ages 13-17), $10 for Kids (ages 9-12) and Children 8 and under are FREE.

Pit admission is $40 (ages 13 and up), $35 (NASCAR Members), $10 Kids (ages 6-12) and $2 Children ages 5 and under.

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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