Short Track Super Series’ Busy ’22 Season Kicks Off Tuesday Night At All-Tech Raceway

Story By: CHRIS MOORE / SHORT TRACK SUPER SERIES – MILLSBORO, DE – One. More. Week. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco kicks off a busy stretch to open the 2022 racing season on Feb. 8-12.

The new campaign begins at All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., where the STSS heads for the second time in three years to lift the lid on the tour in the Sunshine State.

The STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds and STSS Crate 602 Sportsman will take part in four nights of action in the third annual ‘Sunshine Swing’ at Wendell Durrance’s facility.

Two weeks later, the highly anticipated debut of the Halmar International ‘Elite’ Series takes place at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, S.C.

Cherokee plays host to the first of six races for the STSS Modifieds paying a minimum of $25,000-to-win, $1,000 to finish 16th and $500-to-start.

The three-day ‘Rebel 50’ weekend takes place Feb. 24-26, featuring a practice night (Feb. 24), Penske Racing Shocks Qualifying Night (Feb. 25), and the main events to round out the historic weekend of racing Saturday (Feb. 26).

The STSS Crate 602 Sportsman join the Modifieds at “The Place Your Mama Warned You About” for a 30-lap, $2,000-to-win main event.

The STSS returns to one of its home bases two weeks later. Georgetown (Del.) Speedway hosts Round No. 2 of the Halmar International ‘Elite’ Series and the opening Round of the Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply South Region.

The seventh running of the ‘Melvin L. Joseph Memorial’ takes place March 10-12, building to the 49-lap, $25,000-to-win main event at the Sussex County half-mile.

The STSS Crate 602 Sportsman accompany the STSS Modifieds for the richest weekend of dirt racing in the history of Delaware dirt-track racing. The event serves as the first Round of the Belmont’s Garage South Region for the STSS Crate 602 Sportsman.

Racing continues one week later, as the STSS heads to Central Pennsylvania for another ‘two-step’ in the Keystone State.

Saturday, March 19, both the STSS Modifieds and STSS Crate 602 Sportsman return to Selinsgrove (Pa.) Speedway for the second time in as many years. The event serves as Round No. 2 for the South Region for both the Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman.

The following day the STSS Modifieds travel to the ‘Speed Palace’ at Pa.’s Port Royal Speedway. The race will be Round No. 3 of the Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply South Region for the Modifieds and a prelude to the Halmar International ‘Elite’ Series race at Port Royal in October.

Two weeks later, the busy opening stretch to the season concludes at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y.

The ‘Legendary House of Power’ hosts the opening round of the River Valley Builders North Region for the STSS Modifieds and the third round of the ‘Elite’ Series.

The April 2 event serves as the third of its kind, paying another $25,000 to the winner of the 50-lap main event for the STSS Modifieds.

Complete STSS schedules for both the Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman can be found on the series website.

 
 
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