Fun in the Sun: Hurlock Auto & Speed Mod South Region, Belmont’s Garage Crate 602 Sportsman Delaware Bound

GEORGETOWN, DE Fun in the sun!

The Hurlock Auto Speed & Supply South Region of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco returns to action in the First State of Delaware on Tuesday, Aug. 30 (rain date: Aug. 31).

Georgetown Speedway hosts its ninth running of the ‘Blast at the Beach’ with STSS Modified racers chasing $6,000 for 35 laps around the fast half-mile oval. The event is presented by Melon 1 and Sussex Diesel.

The visit to Georgetown will be the first of the season for the STSS and 18th event in series history.

Through five events this season Ryan Godown of Ringoes, N.J., leads the $15,000 South Region title fight with 465 points, 25 markers ahead of Matt Sheppard of Savannah, N.Y. Danny Bouc of Pipersville, Pa., completes the top three, 94 points out.




The STSS Modified Hurlock Auto Speed & Supply South Region has seen only one repeat winner in five events contested this season. Godown has two victories – one at Port Royal (Pa.) and another at Bridgeport (N.J.) Motorsports Park – with single-event winners including Sheppard at New Egypt (N.J.) Speedway, Stewart Friesen at Delaware International Speedway and Anthony Perrego at Bloomsburg (Pa.) Fair Raceway.

Godown and Sheppard have not finished outside the top five in South Region competition this season.

The STSS Crate 602 Sportsman Belmont’s Garage South Region return to action at Georgetown, the first stop of the season at the Delaware oval which has hosted the series 11 times.

In three Crate 602 Sportsman Belmont’s Garage South Region events this year, there have been three different winners.

South Region point leader Joe Toth picked up the last series race at Bridgeport. Second-place Nick Van Wickle, who trails Toth by 61 points, was victorious in the series opener at the Delaware International Speedway. Dylan Swinehart sits third, ahead of Steve Davis.

Ryan Godown Jr., the third different winner in ’22 (New Egypt), completes the top five.

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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.

2022 Modified Hurlock Auto Speed & Supply South Region Points

 1 – Ryan Godown – 465, 2 – Matt Sheppard – 440, 3 – Danny Bouc – 371, 4 – Mike Gular – 365, 5 – Mike Mahaney – 316, 6 – Ryan Watt – 308, 7 – Matt Stangle – 286, 8 – Anthony Perrego – 269, 9 – Billy Pauch Jr. – 254, 10 – Brandon Grosso – 246

2022 Modified Hurlock Auto Speed & Supply South Region Wins

2 – Ryan Godown

1 – Anthony Perrego, Matt Sheppard, & Stewart Friesen

2022 Modified Hurlock Auto Speed & Supply South Region Winners

Sunday, March 20 – Port Royal Speedway/Port Royal, Pa. – Spring Speed Showcase – 40 laps, $5,000 to win, $500 to start – WINNER: RYAN GODOWN

Tuesday, April 26 (Rain Date: April 27) – Delaware International Speedway/Delmar, Del. – Diamond State 50 – 50 laps, $5,000 to win, $500 to start – WINNER: STEWART FRIESEN

Tuesday, May 24 – New Egypt Speedway/New Egypt, N.J. – Dirty Jersey – 50 laps, $5,000 to win, $500 to start – WINNER: MATT SHEPPARD

Tuesday, June 7 (Rain Date: June 8) – Bloomsburg Fair Raceway/Bloomsburg, Pa. – Battle at Bloomsburg 50 laps, $7,000 to win, $700 to start (COMBINATION NORTH/SOUTH EVENT) – WINNER: ANTHONY PERREGO

Tuesday, July 26 – Bridgeport Motorsports Park/Bridgeport, N.J. – South Jersey Shootout – 50 laps, $5,000 to win, $500 to start – WINNER: RYAN GODOWN


2022 Crate 602 Sportsman Belmont’s Garage South Region Points

 1 – Joe Toth – 285, 2 – Nick Van Wickle – 224, 3 – Dylan Swinehart – 220, 4 – Steve Davis – 215, 5 – Ryan Godown Jr. – 201, 6 – Tom Moore Jr. – 195, 7 – Scott Hitchens – 189, 8 – Sammy Martz Jr. – 180, 9 – Thomas Sherby – 175, 10 – Eric Kormann – 174

2022 Crate 602 Sportsman Belmont’s Garage South Region Wins

1 – Joe Toth, Nick Van Wickle, & Ryan Godown Jr.

2022 Crate 602 Sportsman Belmont’s Garage South Region Winners

Tuesday, April 26 (Rain Date: April 27) – Delaware International Speedway/Delmar, Del. – Diamond State 50 – WINNER: NICK VAN WICKLE

Tuesday, May 24 – New Egypt Speedway/New Egypt, N.J. – Dirty Jersey – WINNER: RYAN GODOWN JR.

Tuesday, July 26 – Bridgeport Motorsports Park/Bridgeport, N.J. – South Jersey Shootout – WINNER: JOE TOTH