State of Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Division of State Police


Superintendent Robert M. Coupe


DSP News Release:




Location: Delaware International Speedway, Delmar, Sussex County, DE


Date of Occurrence: Tuesday July 6, 2010




Delmar - The 38th Annual Camp Barnes Benefit Stock Car Race will be held at the Delaware International Speedway on Tuesday July 6, 2010. Gates to the speedway will open at 5:00 p.m. and racing action beginning at 7:00 p.m. Rain date is scheduled for Wednesday July 7, 2010. The Delaware International Speedway is located U.S. 13, north of the Delaware / Maryland line.


This year’s event will feature competitors from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. They will compete for prize money over $35,000. Modifieds, Late Models, Street Modifieds, Modified Lites and Little Lincoln Vintage Clubs will compete in over 100 laps of feature racing in their respective classes.


In addition, making the racing more exciting for the fans and more competitive for the drivers, $25 per lap leader bonus will be paid to all feature events.     


Camp Barnes originally opened in 1948 to combat juvenile delinquency. The camp was named in recognition of Colonel Herbert A. Barnes. Colonel Barnes was the Superintendent of the State Police at the time of the camp’s establishment and was instrumental in raising the necessary funds and volunteer help to make Camp Barnes a reality. The camp is located next to Assawoman Wildlife Area on Miller Creek, 6.7 miles southeast of Bethany Beach. For eight weeks in the summer, each week, 60 children, ages 10-13 attend Camp Barnes with no financial burden on parents or guardians.


Tickets to the event are available at the speedway’s ticket booth the night of the event. Spectator’s tickets are $15 and pit tickets are $25. Children under 14 accompanied by parent or guardian are admitted free to spectator seating.



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