MANMILLER, STRUNK, STOUDT AND UMBENHAUER SCORE FEATURE WINS IN NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHTGrandview PR
PA.?~ Shoemakersville?s Doug Manmiller and Jeff Strunk,
Pottstown, two of the best talents in area 358 Modified racing, shared the victories in the Twin 20-lap NASCAR
Whelen All-American Series Modified features on Saturday night at Grandview
Speedway claiming a $2250 payday which included the $250 bonus from T.P.
Stoudt, Pottstown, tied Jon Kellner?s win record at 58 when he won the 25-lap
NASCAR Late Model feature for new team owners Taylor White and Wendy Brown in
his familiar No. 10. He picked up an additional $100 from T.P. Trailers. It was
the first win for the veteran racer in a while having not been active at the
Bechtelsville oval in 2013.
NASCAR Sportsman point champion Jared Umbenhauer, Richalnd, took advantage of
Craig Whitmoyer?s bad luck when Whitmoyer dropped out while leading the 25-lap
NASCAR Sportsman feature. Umbenhauer went on to win the event by a comfortable
margin over runner up Ryan Beltz, in which he earned the T.P. Trailers $100
bonus along with the winner?s purse.
Saturday night racing action returns to Grandview Speedway on Saturday, April
19th at 7 p.m. with the NASCAR 358 Modifieds in action along with the Sportsman
and Late Model stocks. At least a dozen racing events are
Biehn took the early lead in the first 20-lap modified feature while Kyle
Follweiler, Manmiller, Ray Swinehart and Jordan Umbenhauer diced for positions.
Biehn?s comfortable lead was erased on the seventh lap caution brought out when
Kyle Borror and Ron Seltmann Jr. tangled on the backstretch. Biehn held his own
on the restart, but Manmiller was now in the runner-up
a winner of one of the twin events last year, got a good run coming off the
fourth turn and ducked to the inside of Biehn to put the Josh Biever-owned/GMI
No. 46 at the head of the pack.
working on the outside, charged into second to pressure Manmiller with Biehn,
Craig Von Dohren and Jeff Strunk in tow.
no time Manmiller, who later praised the cre