A great night of NASCAR
stock car racing is set for tonight (Saturday) at Grandview Speedway with fans
coming out for the 7:30 p.m. race show getting to enjoy the excitement of NASCAR
358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman stock cars along with the
opportunity to see what racing was like many years back with the appearance of
the popular Blast from the Past Vintage Racers. The night is sponsored by the
area NASCAR radio station, WNPV-1440AM in Lansdale.
There will be
another action packed battle featuring some of the top racers in dirt track
Modified racing when Duane Howard tries to add another win to his impressive
five victories for this season. Point leader Jeff Strunk will be looking to hold
on to his top spot in the standings as he works toward his 10th track title.
Craig VonDohren, Doug Manmiller, Meme DeSantis, Mike Gular, Tim Buckwalter and
others will all be looking to pick up a victory and take home at least $2750 for
their efforts and that includes $250 in bonus bucks from T.P. Trailer of
Limerick. Racers using VP Racing Gasoline have the opportunity to pick up a $150
product award if they get to victory lane.
Umbenhauer has won five straight Sportsman features and has ten for the season.
Will someone be able to beat him on Saturday night?
And in the
BRC Late Models there has been a variety of winners this season and it is
anyone’s guess as to who will visit victory lane at the end of tonight’s 25-lap
also enjoy seeing the Blast from the Past Vintage Racers in action as it gives
them a chance to see what stock car racing was all about many years back. Past
track Late Model champion Ronnie Peck and former Reading Fairgrounds standout
Jim Baker have visited victory lane this season with the Vintage
A couple of
lucky fans will have the opportunity to win one of two 4-packs of tickets for
the popular Knoebel’s Amusement Park. The 4-packs are valued at $160. Tickets
are courtesy of race night sponsor WNPV-1440 AM
admission is $15 for the Saturday night card of racing with youngsters 12 and
under admitted for free. Active military with proper ID are admitted for
gates open at 5:30 p.m. with the fan favorite Low Down and Dirty Meet &
Greet taking place outside the main gate. Included in the Meet & Greet will
be rising young Modified star Tim Buckwalter, BRC Late Model talent Dan Green
and Sportsman ace Paul Kline.
sponsorships at $20 each will go on sale tonight for the September
13th Freedom 76 Classic for Modifieds. There are also a limited
number of qualifying event sponsorships available at $250 each by contacting
Ernie Saxton at 267.934.7286 to get all details.
Coming up on
Saturday, August 9th is the rich Forrest Rogers Memorial Modified Classic
presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings. The 50-lap classic is expected to attract a
few outsiders to try for the $10,000 first place money plus other perks. Also
included in the night’s action will be the BRC Late Models and Sportsman stock
cars. Adult admission will be $25 while youngsters 6 through 12 are admitted for
$5 and kids under 6 get to see all the excitement for free. All fans are invited
to the pit area after the races to meet the racers, take pictures, collect
autographs and get an up-close look at the race
additional information telephone 610.754.7688 or check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com