As part of their announcements for the 2014 season, Delaware Speedway has announced that they will host the High School Challenge once again for the second straight year in a row.
Delaware Speedway brought forth the challenge last year to introduce young teens to the sport of motorsports and short track racing.
Each school that signs up will get access to a vehicle, safety equipment and be mentored by a veteran Delaware Speedway driver. The goal will be the prepare a car to race in Delaware’s lowest division – the Bone Stock Chaos cars. These vehicles are easy to prepare and affordable, making them a good class project for an auto shop class.
By signing up, each school will recieve access to a vehicle for tear down and preparation (if requested), a roll cage, a DVD that explains how to build a bone stock racecar, vehicle construction guide book, free admission for all the students and teachers who work on the project and get a photo opportunity during pre-race ceremonies.
Once the cars are built, they will be brought to the track and raced by a Delaware Speedway top driver in an event.
The current dates on the 2014 schedule for the challenge are Saturday May 31st and Saturday September 28th, therefore a challenge for each semester.
Last year, six schools participated in the June challenge, while four schools participated in the October challenge. Thames Secondary School Team 1 with Jay Doerr driving won the first challenge, while Wheable with Norm Roy driving won the second challenge.
For more information on the 2014 challenge, check out https://delawarespeedway.com/high-school-challenge-2014-competition-information for more information.