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TWO NIGHTS OF RACING MAKE UP MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

BECHTELSVILLE, PA  Two nights of auto racing will fill the Memorial Day weekend with action and excitement at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway kicking off with Saturday night stock car racing.

 Current point leaders Jeff Strunk (NASCAR 358 Modifieds), Randy Stoudt (BRC Late Models) and Jared Umbenhauer (Sportsman) will lead the action in the Whelen Engineering sponsored night of racing starting at 7:30 p.m on Saturday night. At least 12 events of racing will make up the night’s excitement. WEEU-830 AM radio will be doing a live broadcast from the track. Brad Arnold, a Modified racer, sponsored by the Reading radio station will have his race car on display and will participate in autograph and interview sessions in the WEEU broadcast tent.

 Modified racer Ray Swinehart, Late Model racer Bill Henning and Sportsman racer Craig Whitmoyer will participate in the Low Down & Dirty Meet and Greet when the main gate opens at 5:30 p.m.

 The first 150 adult fans through the gate will receive a free ticket for the June 7th ARCA race at Pocono Raceway and there will be a couple of lucky fans walking off with tickets to the Pocono 400 Sprint Cup race.

 Adult admission is just $15 while youngsters 12 and under are admitted free.

 Then on Sunday, 7:30 p.m. a huge seven feature program will make up the first Thunder on the Hill Series event of the season. Included in the night of variety racing will be two URC Sprint features, two 358 Modified features plus single features for Sportsman, ARDC Midgets and Legends. There will be no qualifying heat races. The Memorial Day eve special event will give fans a chance to see five different types of auto racing all for the price of one ticket.

 Fans showing up early for the Sunday show, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., are invited to take part in the Fanfest with the first 500 fans getting a free hot dog, chips and a soda. There will be a DJ, games with prizes, pit tours and pre-race autograph sessions.

 Admission is just $20 while youngsters 6 through 11 pay $10. Children under 6 are admitted free.

 There is a Monday, May 26th rain date in place.

 Grandview Speedway is located on Passmore Road just off Route 100 in Bechtelsville, PA, 10 miles north of Pottstown. For information telephone 610.754.7688 or check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com

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