DUANE HOWARD, SEAN MERKEL AND JARED UMBENHAUER ARE REPEAT NASCAR FEATURE WINNERS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT

 BECHTELSVILLE,
PA. June 1, 2014 . . .  It may have taken
Duane Howard and the Mike Petruska-owned/Atlas Paving No. 66 NASCAR 358 modified
team a few weeks to get things ironed out at Grandview Speedway, but once they
did Howard, the five-time point champion, was back in a place he?s grown
accustomed to ? victory lane. ?After starting deep in the pack three weeks ago,
the Petruska?s found something and made adjustments. Since then I?ve had a fast
hot rod ever since,? commented the current point leader after winning his second
straight 30-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modified feature on Saturday
night. Howard said, ?The competition is always strong here every week and I was
able to deal with the side-by-side racing of the lapped traffic.? He finished by
a comfortable margin over second-place finisher Kevin Hirthler who earned his
best finish of the season.

Sean
Merkel won his third 25-lap NASCAR BRC Late Model feature by a healthy margin
over runner-up Randy Stoudt.

The
25-lap NASCAR sportsman feature winner, the race went non-stop, for the fourth
time this season was defending point champion and current point leader Jared
Umbenhauer.

NASCAR
stock car racing returns to Grandview Speedway on Saturday, June 7th with the
T.P. Trailers of Limerick sponsored night of action. Featured will be the NASCAR
358 Modifieds, BCR Late Models and Sportsman. Racing action gets the green at
7:30 p

T.P.
Trailers, Limerick, cash awards went to Howard, $250 while Merkel and Umbenhauer
received $100. The Dan?s Deli ?-leader award winners were Brad Arnold, modified;
Merkel, late model and Joe Masiado, sportsman. The Cargo Trailers product
certificates were received by Mike Gular, modified; John Giesler, late model and
Mike Stringer, sportsman. The top finisher in each division feature that was
using VP Racing gasoline earned $150 for modifieds, $100 for late models and $75
for sportsman.

Andy
Ressler wasted no time charging into the lead at the start of the modified
feature.

Rookie
racer Brad Arnold moved into second on the fourth lap to challenge Ressler for
the top spot.

Nate
Christman clipped the second turn guardrail and continued before he stopped in
the fourth turn for the first yellow with ten laps scored. On the restart Arnold
outgunned Ressler for the lead. By this time Howard advanced from 15th into
third while Chris Esposito and John Willman compl