BECHTELSVILLE, PA† Racing Promotion Monthly, the idea newsletter for auto racing promoters, has honored Bruce Rogers, promoter of the NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway, with the Eastern Region Promoter of the Year award.
This is the fourth time that Rogers has earned the honor and now puts him in the running for the prestigious Auto Racing Promoter of the Year award that will be announced at the RPM Promoterís Workshops that take place in Daytona Beach, Florida February 18-20. 2013. The workshops attract hundreds involved in the operation of racing facilities across the nation and into Canada.
The one-third-mile, banked clay Grandview Speedway is coming off its 50th anniversary season which was topped by the highly successful $50,000 to win BPG Racing Freedom 76 race which was won by nine time track champion Jeff Strunk.
The track was built by Forrest Rogers, Bruceís dad, and opened for its first racing event back in August, 1963 and the popular racing facility, home to a variety of different types of racing over the years, has been continually operated by the Rogers family.
Much attention has also been brought to the Grandview oval by the Bob Miller/Bruce Rogers promoted Thunder on the Hill Series that offers fans the opportunity to see a variety of different types of racing action.
Racing for 2013 will kick off with the annual free-to-the-public practice session for all divisions of racing on Saturday, March 30, 12 noon. Officially the chase for the lucrative NASCAR Whelen All American Series point titles (modifieds, late models and sportsman) will get the green flag on Saturday, April 6th at 7 p.m.
Season passes are available for $335 and include all Saturday night events throughout the 2013 season. Fans can mail a check payable to Grandview Speedway to cover the number of season passes being ordered to 87 Wilt Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505. Each season pass includes a reserved seat if desired.
Fans and racers can keep up with information on the 2013 activities being planned at Grandview Speedway at www.grandviewspeedway.com
or telephone 610.754.7688.
MEDIA NOTE: Media planning to cover events at Grandview on a regular basis are invited to request season media pass. Please forward your request to me via email at Esaxton144@aol.com
. Freelancers must have proof of assignment from a legitimate media outlet. THANK YOU. Ernie Saxton