Busy March On Tap For STSS Modifieds

The four-wide parade lap prior to Saturday's Short Track Super Series Speed Showcase 200 at Port Royal Speedway. (Dan Demarco photo)
The Short Track Super Series will have a busy month of March. (Dan Demarco photo)

MILLSBORO, Del. – Following a January jump-start in the Sunshine State, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series fueled by Sunoco gets the official green flag with a bustling March.

The STSS March Madness includes events at Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway and Central Pennsylvania speedplants Selinsgrove Speedway and Port Royal Speedway.

Outside of the Northeast, Chatham Speedway in Louisiana kicks off the historic STSS Cajun Region with the points opener.

As it has since 2016, Georgetown Speedway opens the Northeast season for both the STSS and Modified industry with the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial weekend event Friday-Saturday March 12-13.

The First State facility features both the Velocita-USA presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central South Region STSS Modifieds (49 laps, $10,049 to win) and Belmont’s Garage South Region Crate 602 Sportsman (25 laps, $1,549 to win) in points openers among a variety of divisions.

Other divisions competing over the weekend include Small-Block Modifieds (30 laps, $4,049 to win), RUSH Late Models (20 laps, $1,049 to win), Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars, Little Lincolns, Delaware Super Trucks and Delmarva Chargers.

Selinsgrove Speedway opens its milestone 75th anniversary season with the STSS on Saturday, March 20.

The Icebreaker STSS doubleheader includes Velocita-USA South Region Modifieds (40 laps, $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th, $400 to start) and Belmont’s Garage Crate 602 Sportsman (25 laps, $1,500 to win, $100 to start).

Selinsgrove becomes the 24th different facility to host the series in its eight-year history.

A favorite for fans and competitors, Port Royal Speedway hosts the ‘Spring Speed Showcase’ for STSS Modifieds on Sunday, March 21. The 40-lap, $5,000-to-win program puts the STSS Velocita-USA South Region Modifieds on the card in a doubleheader with the Zimmer’s Service Center ULMS Super Late Models.

Following back-to-back weekends in the Northeast, Jerry Hobson’s Chatham Speedway in Louisiana gets the honor of kicking off the Short Track Super Series Cajun Region with the first points-paying race on Saturday, March 27.

The Cajun Region is designed to provide local Louisiana and Texas competitors local events throughout the season with a point fund in place thanks to a partnership with Day Motorsports of Tyler, Texas and American Racer Tires.