Street Stock racing has long been one of the most exciting forms of grassroots racing in America. In 2019, one of the biggest Street Stock races in the country will be showcased to a national audience on the MAVTV Motorsports Network on Wednesday, February 13.
Dillon Motor Speedway (SC) officials have announced that the 9th Annual New Year’s Bash will air via a tape-delayed broadcast on Speed51’s Short Track America on MAVTV.
“We’re very excited for this opportunity to showcase grassroots Street Stock racers to a national audience,” said Dillon Motor Speedway owner and promoter, Ron Barfield. “We’ve been working really hard to put this together for our racers and we’re thrilled to team up with Speed51 and MAVTV to get it done. As a race that includes true grassroots racers, this event is a perfect fit for everyone involved.”
The 9th Annual New Year’s Bash will be held on January 4-5, 2019 and feature 109 laps of racing around the Dillon, South Carolina oval. Drivers from all over the country are expected to compete in the event, with some traveling from as far away as Indiana, Maine and Wisconsin.
“Street Stock racing is the definition of bad-to-the-bone,” said MAVTV broadcaster and Speed51.com owner Bob Dillner. “We’re pumped up to bring this awesome event to a national audience and showcase this particular group of grassroots racers who put their blood, sweat and tears into their racing.”
Speed51 TV will produce the tape-delayed broadcast using a multi-camera format that includes replays, network TV–style graphics and on-board cameras. A full broadcast team, including a pit reporter, will be on hand for the New Year’s Bash.
Speed51’s Short Track America will deliver a one-hour broadcast of the race for the viewers on MAVTV on Wednesday, February 13.
MAVTV, an American cable and satellite television channel owned by the automotive lubricant company Lucas Oil, has become the go-to channel for short track racing events in recent years. The company produces full race broadcasts for series such as the ARCA Racing Series, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series, Lucas Oil Modified Series and many more.
The addition of the New Year’s Bash to Speed51’s Short Track America lineup further demonstrates the network’s support of short track racing.
To find out if MAVTV is available in your neighborhood, visit https://www.mavtv.com/get-mavtv/ today.
About Dillon Motor Speedway
The original 4/10-mile dirt oval opened around 1966 as Dillon County Raceway, operating through 1973. It reopened from 1977 to 1980. In 2006, badly overgrown, it was bought by Ron Barfield. The track was paved and given new life. The 2007 season was the first for the new Dillon Motor Speedway. The track is located at 1340 Old Race Track Rd, Dillon, SC
Owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV is a television network with its roots deep in the automotive world. MAVTV offers an unparalleled line-up of exclusive motorsports, that includes prestigious events such as the Chili Bowl, The AMA Pro Motocross series, the Lucas Oil Challenge Cup and NHRA Drag Racing. But MAVTV goes far beyond the national mainstream events and also covers multitudes of grassroots series’ from across the globe: Drag boats, sprint boats, drag racing, pro pulling, rally racing, drifting, dirt racing, ice racing and everything in between.
Since 2001, Speed51.com has been the source for short track news, behind-the-scenes stories, in-depth race coverage and live video broadcasts of short track events throughout North America, from NASCAR’s Touring Divisions (Modifieds & K&N Pro Series), to Dirt Modifieds and numerous forms of Late Model & Modified racing. Speed51 TV, the live video broadcasting arm of Speed51.com, airs live video productions of short track events on both pavement and dirt. Speed51 TV also produces race broadcasts for network television. The Speed51 Video Network carries highlights, interviews and features from short track racing around the country on Speed51.com.
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