Delaware International Speedway,
Sanction: Unsanctioned special events (Delaware State Dirt Track Championship) - $5,000
Information provided by: Track reports (last updated October 23, 12:40 pm)
Lingo crowned $5,000 Delaware State champ
Delaware State Dirt Track Championship
- Donald Lingo Jr.
- Austin Hubbard
- Mark Pettyjohn
- Ross Robinson
- Amanda Whaley
- Herb Tunis
- Kerry King Jr.
- Danny Snyder
- Kevin Scott Jr.
- Dylan Evans
- Kellie Lewis
- Bob Geiger
- David Dill
- Nick Davis
- Ricky Elliott
- Rob Schirmer
- Michael Wilkins
Donald Lingo Jr. won Saturday's Delaware State Dirt Track Championship.
What won the race: Donald Lingo Jr. of Millsboro, Del., picked up a $5,000 victory in Saturday's Delaware State Dirt Track Championship at Delaware International Speedway. Lingo took the checkers ahead of Austin Hubbard and Mark Pettyjohn.
Quotable: “The first 15 or 18 laps I was right on the bottom and that one restart I heard somebody up high above me and I said well I gotta try it … I’m not gonna let somebody ride around me,” winner Donald Lingo Jr. said. “I went up and it felt better and the next caution, dad was down there showing me I had a little more room, so I said I’’m gonna stay up here for awhile I think.”
Key notes: Lingo Jr. registered his fourth win of the season at Delaware International. … Runner-up Austin Hubbard battled steering issues after contact with Ross Robinson knocked the toe out on his front end. … It was the final race of the season at Delaware. … Super Late Models contested heats on Friday night. … Ricky Elliott of Seaford, Del., topped Ross Robinson of Georgetown, Del., to win last year’s Delaware State Dirt Track Championship. ... Matt Hill won Saturday's Crate Late Model feature.
Winner's sponsors: Lingo’s winning No. 55L is sponsored by Lingo Marine, Pizza Palace, Atkins Masonry, Dan’s Tackle Shop and Ralph’s Auto Center.
Points chase: Ricky Elliott of Seaford, Del., wrapped up his second DIS track championship.
Car count: 17
Polesitter: Donald Lingo Jr.
Heat race winners: Donald Lingo Jr., Ricky Elliott
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.