MIKE KELLNER SCORES FIRST CAREER MODIFIED VICTORY AT GRANDVIEW, MILLER AND KRESSLEY EARN REPEAT NASCAR VICTORIESGrandview PR
BECHTELSVILLE, PA.?~ Long time Late Model
standout Mike Kellner was able to drive to victory in the 30-lap NASCAR Whelen
358 Modified feature race earning his first career Modified victory on Saturday
night at Grandview Speedway. Defending BRC Late Model champion Jason Miller was
able to win his second feature of the season taking the top spot in the 25-lap
Late Model main event and returning to victory lane in the 25-lap Sportsman
feature after a long absence was Brett Kressley earning his third victory of the
returns to Grandview when the BRC Late Models will be in the spotlight on
Saturday, August 23rd when they race in the Bernheisel Race Components Superior
Products Night special 30-lap feature. The NASCAR 358 Modifieds and Sportsman
stock cars will also be part of the night of racing action starting at 7:30
All the Late
Model racers that display the BRC decals on both sides of their race car will be
eligible to share in the more than $5,000 in product awards being given out by
Bernheisel Racing Components.
Sunday, August 24, 1 p.m. the Outlaw Enduro racers will be back in action along
with the Blast from the Past Vintage racers
Mike Kellner began racing in the Late Model class
several years ago at Grandview Speedway and throughout the course of time he
garnered 30 wins to his credit in the division.
In 2014 Kellner teamed up with Vince Gagliardo for his
rookie season in the 358 modified ranks to be teammates with his dad Jon. He was
accustomed to driving late models and it took him a while to get used to a
modified and the Vince?s Towing and Recovery team struggled on occasion in the
New Year. The Lansdale racer is thankful they stuck by
Saturday night Kellner and crew had the car in
top-notch running condition and it paid off as he won his first career victory
in the 30-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modified feature. In addition to
the top prize money he picked up an additional $250 from T.P. Trailers, Limerick
and the Dan?s Deli ?-way leader bonus.
Now all three Kellner?s ? Jon (the father), Jon Jr.
and Mike have won at least one modified feature race at
Kellner motored the ?Squeak? powered No. A1 into the
lead from his pole starting berth, but Mike Laise, Todd Smith, Chris Esposito
and Terry Meitzler were right behind him.
Kellner had a comfortable lead built up by the seventh
lap, but he encountered lap traffic by the ninth circuit allowing Laise to reel