Round Two: Short Track Super Series ‘Elite’ Heads to Georgetown Speedway March 10-12
Written by Chris Moore
GEORGETOWN, DE – Round two.
With the ‘Rebel 50’ in the books at South Carolina’s Cherokee Speedway, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco heads to Georgetown Speedway next.
The historic southern Delaware half-mile plays host to Round No. 2 of the Halmar International ‘Elite’ Series. The Melvin L. Joseph Memorial pays another $25,000 to the winner of the 49-lap affair.
Ringoes, N.J.’s Ryan Godown claimed the inaugural STSS ‘Elite’ affair in the ‘Rebel 50’ at “The Place Your Mama You About.” Godown leads the standings for the six-race series into the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial.
The first of three visits for the STSS to Georgetown Speedway in 2022 takes place on March 10-12. March 10 (Thursday) serves as a practice night for all divisions.
Racing begins on March 11 (Friday) with the PA/NJ Spec Small-Block Modifieds racing 30-laps for a $4,049 payday to the winner. The RUSH Late Models join the Friday program for 20-laps and a $1,049 top prize.
The STSS Modifieds and STSS Crate 602 Sportsman will each get two rounds of practice on Friday night. One of the two rounds will be timed, with the fast timer in each division locking into Saturday’s Beyea Custom Headers Redraw.
The Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Delaware Super Trucks and Delmarva Chargers are also on the schedule for 12-lap, feature-only events.
STSS Modifieds take center stage on March 12 (Saturday), as the Modifieds race for the largest dirt-track purse in the history of the First State. A purse near $80,000 will be distributed, with a whopping $25,000 reserved for the winner.
The second round of the Halmar International ‘Elite’ Series also falls into its familiar spot as the opener to the Hurlock Auto & Speed South Region for the STSS Modifieds.
The STSS Crate 602 Sportsman race in their points opener to the Belmont’s Garage South Region. The Crate 602 Sportsman battle for 25-laps and a $1,549 top prize to kick off their 2022 Northeast campaign.
The Little Lincolns, Delmarva Chargers, and Delaware Super Trucks join Saturday’s affair for 12-lap feature-only programs.
In total between the two nights of racing, over $115,000 is scheduled to be distributed. In addition to the purse money, several certificates and awards make the weekend in the First State even more lucrative.
Sunday, March 13 is reserved as a rain date.
For general information sheets, rules, registration forms, advance pit passes and pay structures, visit: http://www.thegeorgetownspeedway.com/?page_id=125
The entire weekend of racing, along with every STSS race in 2022, will be broadcast LIVE on FloRacing (www.floracing.tv).
To learn more about the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, 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, FloSports, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Halmar International, River Valley Builders, Hurlock Auto & Speed, Velocita-USA, St. Lawrence Radiology, 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.