State Supreme Court upholds Felton racetrack ruling

DOVER — An earlier order stopping plans to build a dirt racetrack in Felton was upheld in Delaware Supreme Court on Thursday. Justice Randy J. Holland issued a one-page decision affirming Superior Court’s decision in August 2016 that the proposed Silo Speedway would violate Kent County Code regarding its zoning district classification. The Supreme Court […]

Lawsuit vs. proposed Silo Speedway in judge’s hands

Silo Speedway owner Ron Faison of Felton, sitting inside his Delaware Auto Exchange office Thursday afternoon, shows off the plans for the dirt track. (Delaware State News/Dave Chambers)

DOVER — The saga of a winery owner’s attempt to stop construction of an auto racing track next to his business is in neutral as a judge considers the matter. No future court dates were scheduled as of noon Monday regarding a Pizzadili Partners lawsuit seeking to overturn a Kent County Board of Adjustment decision […]

Lawsuit slows down Silo Speedway

Silo Speedway owner Ron Faison of Felton and son C.J., 22, pose in the field next to Delaware Auto Exchange Thursday afternoon — the future site of Friday night dirt track racing in Felton. (Delaware State News/Dave Chambers)

FELTON — The caution flag apparently has waved again at a central Delaware dirt oval race track which expected to open in April. Ongoing issues between neighboring businesses Silo Speedway and Pizzadili Vineyard and Winery in Felton apparently remain unresolved. In January the Kent County Board of Adjustment voted 6-1 to deny Pete Pizzadili’s appeal […]

Kent County zoning code gets caution flag

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DOVER — A Kent County Levy Court commissioner said Tuesday the county’s zoning code may need revisions related to speedways. Levy Court Commissioner Eric Buckson said the commissioners are waiting to see how the county’s Board of Adjustment handles an appeal related to the Silo Speedway dirt track, near Felton. Neighboring businesses, including the Pizzadili […]

Businesses race to curb Felton dirt track

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FELTON — Fearing noise, dust and danger, neighboring business owners are appealing to Kent County to put the brakes on a speedway project in Felton. Silo Speedway, already under construction, is bordered by Pizzadili Vineyard and Winery on its west side and Seafood City restaurant to its east. “I am for business,” said Pete Pizzadili, […]

Faisons gear up for new dirt track

Silo Speedway owner Ron Faison of Felton and his son, C.J. Faison of Seaford, push one of the cars that C.J. hopefully will be driving at the new Felton dirt track next spring. (Delaware State News/Dave Chambers)

FELTON — Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to start your engines. The quarter-mile Silo Speedway will debut in April, bringing opportunity for drivers who have outgrown go-karts and aren’t yet ready for Modifieds and Super Late Models. An interest meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. today at the Delaware Auto Exchange just north of Felton on […]