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December 2018

Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Joins Short Track Super Series as South Region Presenting Sponsor

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MILLSBORO, DE – Sun, fun and the Velocita-USA South Region of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco go hand-in-hand.

So it’s only appropriate that Design for Vision/Sunglass Central have joined the STSS as season-long partners during the 2019 big-block/small-block Modified South Region kicking off on March 15-16 at Del.’s Georgetown Speedway with the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial.

The eight-race ’19 STSS Velocita-USA South Region will now be presented by Design for Vision/Sunglass Central.

Design for Vision is the premier eye care center and supplier for all eye glasses, sunglasses and contacts in Bucks County, Pa., with locations in Morrisville/Trenton, Levittown/Langhorne, New Hope/Lambertville, Newtown/Richboro and Jamison/Doylestown. Design for Vision is on the web at www.designforvision.com.  

Sunglass Central was developed out of the need for quality, properly fit sport and prescription sunglasses. Sunglass Central carries all major sunglass brands such as Oakley, Maui Jim, Costa del Mar, Ray-Ban, Wiley X, Smith and many more. Check out their locations in Newtown, Jamison and New Hope or shop online at www.sunglasscentral.net.

Both Design for Vision and Sunglass Central are owned and operated by the Manning family. Modified fans are familiar with the Design for Vision/Sunglass Central No. 414 driven by Roger Manning on the clay ovals of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

Design for Vision/Sunglass Central will have an expanded presence at three series events: the ‘Speed Showcase’ at Port Royal (Pa.) Speedway Sunday, March 24; ‘Dirty Jersey’ at New Egypt (N.J.) Speedway Thursday, May 23; and ‘Blast at the Beach’ at Del.’s Georgetown Speedway Tuesday, August 27.

Early-arriving fans will have the opportunity to take home free sunglasses at these events by stopping by the Design for Vision/Sunglass Central displays in the grandstand area. Top-finishing drivers will also take home eyewear from Ray-Ban, Oakley or Wiley X.

To learn more about the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, 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, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Halmar International, Design for Vision/Sunglass Central, ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Beyea Custom Headers, Bicknell Racing Products, Dirt Track Digest, Fast Axle, Fox Racing Shocks, Henry’s Exhaust, Hig Fab, HyperCo, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Land Hoe Maintenance, K&N, Precision Hydraulic & Oil, QA1, Race Pro Weekly, Racing Optics, Superior Remodeling, Teo-Pro Car, Vahlco, Velocita, Weld & Wilwood.

 

Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco 2019 Schedule


Modified Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision/Sunglass Central

Friday-Saturday March 15-16 – Georgetown Speedway/Georgetown, Del. – Melvin L. Joseph Memorial

Sunday, March 24 – Port Royal Speedway/Port Royal, Pa. – Speed Showcase

Tuesday, April 30 – Delaware International Speedway/Delmar, Del. – Diamond State 50

Thursday, May 23 – New Egypt Speedway/New Egypt, N.J. – Dirty Jersey 6

Tuesday, June 4 – Big Diamond Speedway/Minersville, Pa. – Anthracite Assault – COMBO

Sunday, July 14 – BAPS Motor Speedway/Newberrytown, Pa. – $10,000 York County Nationals

Tuesday, August 27 – Georgetown Speedway/Georgetown, Del. – Blast at the Beach

Friday-Saturday November 1-2 – Georgetown Speedway/Georgetown, Del. – Mid-Atlantic Championship – CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS

DirtTrackDigest.tv to Broadcast Short Track Super Series Events in 2019

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BREWERTON, NY – Dirt Track Digest and the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled by Sunoco have agreed to a partnership for the 2019 season. The new agreement means DirtTrackDigest.tv will be the exclusive supplier of live video coverage of every Short Track Super Series event for the upcoming season.

DirtTrackDigest.tv began in 2017 with coverage of weekly events at the Utica-Rome Speedway. Rapid expansion occurred last year with the broadcast of nearly 80 events in 2018. That goal is to push that number be even higher in 2019 with the addition of the Short Track Super Series to the line-up. Also included in the agreement are non-series events at both the Georgetown Speedway and the Fonda Speedway.

Dirt Track Digest is the perfect partner to go with our series,” stated Short Track Super Series Promoter Brett Deyo. “They are one of the premier media outlets in the Northeast and their coverage is at the top when it comes to Modified racing. I’m excited to be able to partner with them for the 2019 season.”

“All of us at Dirt Track Digest are excited to be able to work the Short Track Super Series,” commented Dirt Track Digest co-owner and Managing Editor Mike Mallett. “This is what we envisioned when we started DirtTrackDigest.tv. We wanted to broadcast big events and this new partnership with the Short Track Super Series allows us to do that.”

The new partnership will kick-off on Friday, March 15 at the Georgetown Speedway as part of Melvin Joseph Memorial Weekend. The small-block Modifieds will race 30 laps for $4,049. Also scheduled on that night is the RUSH Late Models, Delmarva Chargers and the Delaware Super Trucks.

The following day, March 16, is the opening round of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Velocita-USA South Region opener for the Modifieds. They’ll race in a 49 lap, $6,949 to win event along with the STSS Sportsman, Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Little Lincolns, Delmarva Chargers and Delaware Super Trucks.

The Halmar International North Region kicks off on Sunday, April 7 with the Hard Clay Open at the Orange County Fair Speedway.

Included in the agreement are several DirtTrackDigest.tv Live events. These events will feature FREE pre and post-race broadcast from the event on the Dirt Track Digest Facebook page. Host Chris Marquart and Mallett will offer information about the event, recaps as well as interviews with the drivers of the Short Track Super Series. The duo will kick-off the series on March 16 at the Georgetown Speedway for the South Region with a shows also planned for the Hard Clay Open on April 7.

To access the live coverage of the Short Track Super Series as well as other DTD.Tv events fans can visit www.dirttrackdigest.tv. Each event will be available pay-per-view bases with access to replays for up to 10 days following. Fans can also download the Roku app for access to all the content on DirtTrackDigest.tv.

Short Track Super Series Broadcast Schedule

Modified Halmar International North Region

Sunday, April 7 – Orange County Fair Speedway/Middletown, N.Y. – Hard Clay Open
Sunday, May 26 – Thunder Mountain Speedway/Center Lisle, N.Y. – Lightning on the Mountain
Tuesday, June 4 – Big Diamond Speedway/Minersville, Pa. – Anthracite Assault – COMBO
Wednesday, June 19 – Outlaw Speedway/Dundee, N.Y. – Outlaw Showdown
Wednesday, July 3 – Fonda Speedway/Fonda, N.Y. – Firecracker 50 – $10,000 to win!
Tuesday, July 9 – Accord Speedway/Accord, N.Y. – Battle of the Bullring
Tuesday, August 13 – Woodhull Raceway/Woodhull, N.Y. – Hustlin’ the High Banks 55
Friday-Saturday October 11-12 – Afton Motorsports Park/Afton, N.Y. – American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 12
Thursday, October 24 – Orange County Fair Speedway/Middletown, N.Y. – Hard Clay Finale – $10,000 to win – CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS

Modified Velocita-USA South Region

Friday-Saturday March 15-16 – Georgetown Speedway/Georgetown, Del. – Melvin L. Joseph Memorial
Sunday, March 24 – Port Royal Speedway/Port Royal, Pa. – Speed Showcase
Tuesday, April 30 – Delaware International Speedway/Delmar, Del. – Diamond State 50
Thursday, May 23 – New Egypt Speedway/New Egypt, N.J. – Dirty Jersey 6
Tuesday, June 4 – Big Diamond Speedway/Minersville, Pa. – Anthracite Assault – COMBO
Sunday, July 14 – BAPS Motor Speedway/Newberrytown, Pa. – $10,000 York County Nationals
Tuesday, August 27 – Georgetown Speedway/Georgetown, Del. – Blast at the Beach
Friday-Saturday November 1-2 – Georgetown Speedway/Georgetown, Del. – Mid-Atlantic Championship – CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS

To learn more about the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, check out ‘Short Track Super Series’ on Facebook or @ShortTrackSS on Twitter or Instagram.

To learn more about Dirt Track Digest, visit www.dirttrackdigest.com or www.dirttrackdigest.tv. Questions can be sent to Mike Mallett at mikemallett@dirttrackdigest.com. DTD can also be found on Facebook under ‘Dirt Track Digest’ and on Twitter @DirtTrackDigest.