BECHTELSVILLE, PA All day rain on Saturday forced the postponement of the annual Late Model Memorial, a race run in memory of racers, officials and others involved in racing at Grandview Speedway who have passed away. The race, a 30-lap event for NASCAR Late Models, has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 27th. Racing will start at 7:30 p.m.
The Memorial, paying $1,000 to win, will now be part of a tripleheader card of racing that features the NASCAR Whelen All American Series 358 modifieds along with the Legends stock cars.
In addition to the Memorial race for the late models there will also be one-on-one gauntlet competition with the “survivor” taking home the largest chunk of money. Adult admission for the June 27th show will be $15.
Then on Tuesday, June 30th, the Keystone State Speedweek Series will feature the 410 sprint cars and 358 modifieds with racing starting at 7:30 p.m.
The late models will be in the limelight again on Saturday, July 4th when the Beer City of Quakertown Firecracker 40 is presented with late models running for an increased purse. The annual Holiday show will also feature the NASCAR 358 modifieds. In addition the Kory Fleming late model team will be giving away four bicycles to lucky youngsters as part of a special promotional drawing. Racing will start at 7:30 p.m. Adult admission for that special Holiday show will be $18.
Fans are reminded that time is running out to enter the BPG Racing “Name The Race After a Fan” contest. Fans are asked to send a letter, 100 words or less, on why the night should be named after them. Entries can be sent to Esaxton144@aol.com or to ESC, Inc. 1448 Hollywood Avenue, Langhorne, PA 19047.
The winner of the contest will have their name used in all advertising and promotional efforts, have the opportunity to go to victory lane for both feature events and entertain their friends in the sponsorship suite for their night.
Grandview Speedway is located at 43 Passmore Road, just a short distance off Route 100, in Bechtelsville, PA 10 miles north of Pottstown. For racing information telephone 610.754.7688 or check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com