Nelson Carey, Jr. 1932-2022
Nelson Carey, Jr., affectionately known as "Pop" and "Junior," age 89, of New Castle, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 15, 2022.
Born in Hockessin, DE on May 2, 1932, he was the son of the late Nelson and Mary (Clough) Carey, Sr. Nelson worked as a machinist at Electric Hose and Rubber.
He later made his career as an auto mechanic for the State Highway Department, Bruce Industrial Company and Industrial Lift Truck Company, retiring in 1998.
Active in his community, Nelson was a member of the New Castle Moose Lodge, First State Campers,
Delaware Rolling Wheels and a lifetime member at Airport Speedway.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
A second visitation will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at the funeral home, where a funeral service will begin at 10:30 am.
Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance regardless of their vaccination status.
Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
All of us here at Airport Speedway are deeply saddened by the passing of Lifetime Member Nelson Carey, Jr. Our sincere condolences to the family.
2022 Airport Speedway Race Schedule is now available -
Just click on the MEMBERSHIP button at the left and follow instruction to fill in online and print it our. You will, however, still need to sign the form .
If you are under the age of 18, you must send in a copy of your birth certificate of drivers license as proof of age. This is a BMMRC
requirement per the BMMRC By-Laws Racing Rules and Regulations.
Reminder to Individual Lifetime Members: If you are planning on being a driver, you must pay the driver upgrade fee of $10.00
Car Registration Fee
Payable with annual dues. This fee is for Club car registration and must be paid by each Club member registering a car.
registered cars must have been inspected and competed or attempted to
compete in at least three (3) point races during the registration year in
order to retain its registered Club number for the following year.
Pit spots will be taken starting January 1st. A car owner/driver may prepay the yearly pit space fee in order to
maintain the same pit space from year to year. The assigned car must have been signed in to at least 50%
of the scheduled previous year's races. Questions or availability contact Barbara Sparks
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New Castle, DE 19720
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Wilmington, DE 19850
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