JARED UMBENHAUER WINS SUMMER SPLASH 40 SPORTSMAN FEATURE, STRUNK AND MILLER ALSO WINS IN SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAYGrandview PR
BECHTELSVILLE, PA.?~ Defending sportsman point
champion Jared Umbenhauer picked an appropriate time to win as he claimed the
richest sportsman event of the season, the 40-lap Summer Splash NASCAR Sportsman
feature on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway since the entire night of racing
was sponsored by Bashore Trucking/BFP Specialty. His car owner, Barry Bashore,
owns Bashore Trucking. The current point leader picked up his sixth win of the
season in the extra distance event for a hefty payday of $1,500 plus $100 from
T.P. Trailers, Limerick and the Dan?s Deli ?-way leader mark. Umbenhauer ?got
through traffic good running the outside, but then had to protect the bottom
since that?s where the car worked best later.?
Jeff Strunk won his second 30-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series
Modified feature of the season to increase his point lead in the battle for the
lucrative track and NASCAR titles. He also received an additional $250 from T.P.
In the 30-lap NASCAR BRC Late Model feature Jason Miller, the
defending point champion who sat out a few weeks due to motor issues, finally
got the monkey off his back and picked ups his first win of the season plus
first since June 23, 2012 and earn an additional $100 from T.P. Trailers plus
the Dan?s Deli ?-way leader award. ?It feels great to be back and was happy that
runner-up Dan Green ran him clean the entire race.?
VP Racing Fuels presents product awards to the top finishing driver
in each division that is using their racing gasoline. That is $150 for
Modifieds, $100 for Late Models and $75 for
The next events scheduled at Grandview Speedway are set for
Tuesday, July 1, 7:30 p.m. with the NAPA Thunder on the Hill Series featuring
the Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week 410 sprint cars and Race of Champions
night racing action offers a big Holiday weekend show on July 5th, 7:30 p.m.
that will include the Firecracker 40 for BRC Late Models paying $2,000 to win,
NASCAR 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and a great Fireworks display. In addition, for
the sixth straight year, Kory Fleming and his Sleepy Hollow Late Model team will
give bicycles to four lucky youngsters in the stands. Adult admission will be
$25, youngsters 6 through 12 pay just $5 and kids under 6 are admitted FREE.
Spectator gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with a Low Down and Dirty Meet &
Greet session featuring three racers and their race
Sportsman action saw polesitter Mike Stringer set the pace for
eight laps before Ryan Lilick, recent high school graduate, moved in front on
the ninth circuit.
Behind Lilick the battle for positions went on between Umbenhauer,
14th-place starter; Stringer, Kenny Gilmore and Tom
Gilmore advanced to second on the 17th lap to pressure