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Press Release
Wednesday, September 04, 2013

The battles for the NASCAR Whelen All American Series championships at Grandview Speedway are over in two divisions but in the Late Models six time champion Chuck Schutz of Pottstown has just a seven point edge over Jason Miller of New Tripoli going into the final night of point racing tomorrow.

 Schutz, shooting for his seventh title, has had a difficult second half of the season but last Saturday night managed to earn a fourth place finish in the 25-lap main event for the Late Models while Jason Millerís best effort was a seventh. Both drivers will be at their best tomorrow night when racing action gets underway at 7:30 p.m

 The battle for the Late Model title actually includes five drivers who are all in action tomorrow night and have a chance at the title if Schutz and Miller make costly mistakes.

 Also included in the Green Lane Wm. Penn/Four Star Lettering Night action will be the NASCAR 358 Modifieds and Sportsman. Jared Umbenhauer has wrapped up the Sportsman title for the second year in a row having a more than 500 point edge over second place Kenny Gilmore.

 The NASCAR 358 Modified championship goes to Craig VonDohren for the seventh time in his outstanding career. Despite winning nine feature races defending champion Duane Howard had to settle for second in the battle for the very lucrative NASCAR and track championships.

 Despite the title decided for the Modifieds the Saturday night show will be important to those racers as it is the final opportunity for them to get in track time as they get ready for the Saturday, September 14th BPG Racing Freedom 76 Classic that will have the winner taking home $25,000.

 Adult admission for Saturday night show is $15 while youngsters 12 and under are admitted free. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. As is usual for the Saturday night events there will be a meet and greet at the main gate starting at 5:30 p.m. featuring drivers and cars from all three divisions.

 Advance tickets for the BPG Racing Freedom 76 will be on sale in the track office on Saturday for $30. Advance ticketholders will be admitted to the grandstands at 3 p.m. on race day while the ticket windows will open at 3:30 p.m. Season ticketholders will have use of their regular seats for the BPG Freedom 76. The Fan Jam kicks off at 11 a.m. and continues until 2:30 p.m. with DJ Outlaw, Dunk Tank, race car display, autograph sessions and more. Fan Jam is a free event.

 Information on racing at Grandview is available at 610.754.7688 or check in at