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Press Release
Saturday, August 13, 2011

BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 13, 2011 . . . Rain, the kind of rain that had Noah directing animals two by two to his ark along with his family, flooded Grandview Speedway causing the seventh Saturday night rainout of the season. The 41st annual Forrest Rogers Memorial presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings, planned for Saturday, August 13th, has now been rescheduled to Saturday, August 20th. The 50-lap main event for the NASCAR 358 Modifieds will pay $10,000 to win plus lap money. The Late Models will also perform in a full card of racing action topped by a 20-lap main event. Spectator gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with racing scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. Adult admission is priced at $20 while youngsters 6 through 11 will pay just $5 and children under 6 are admitted FREE. The URC sprints that had been scheduled to appear on August 20th have been removed from the schedule. This URC show had been rescheduled from earlier in the season when it was rained out. Fans having rain checks from this event will be able use them for the URC sprint appearance that will be part of a five feature show at Grandview on October 15th. Coming up at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, August 27th is a tripleheader show of NASCAR 358 Modifieds, Late Models and Sidewinder Sprints (1000 cc engines). This will be the only appearance of the Sidewinders this season. Just four more events remain for the NASCAR 358 Modifieds and Late Models that will offer points toward the season championships. Eight time champion Jeff Strunk leads the modified standings while Chuck Schutz is looking to take his fifth title in the late model division. The month of August will close out with a NEETS Enduro on Sunday, August 28th. Featured in the 1 p.m. show will be a 100-lapper for Big cars, a 100-lapper for the Small cars, a Ladies race plus the Vintage racers. Admission is just $10. The Outlaw Slingshots that had been scheduled as part of this event have been removed from the schedule. Lap sponsorships are currently available for just $10 for the BPG Racing Freedom 76. Lap sponsors will have their name listed with their lap and have it mentioned on the public address system. In addition there are opportunities for qualifying event sponsors and other award sponsorships. Telephone Ernie Saxton at 215.752.7797 or email him at Grandview Speedway is located at 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA, just a short distance off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown. For information telephone 610.754.7688 or check in at