BECHTELSVILLE, PA Late Model stock car racing will be in the limelight at Grandview Speedway as they race for $5,000 to win in the Curt J. High & Associates Firecracker 40 set for Saturday, July 3rd.
In addition to the Late Models racing for their biggest purse of the season, the NASCAR Whelen All American Series 358 Modifieds will be in action and on top of all that there will be a great fireworks display honoring the 4th of July. The night kicks off with qualifying events at 7:30 p.m. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m.
The Late Models have a close battle going on for the title. As of June 25th defending champion Brian Shuey is leading the standings as he goes for his third championship. Close behind is newcomer Randall Paxton, past champions Chuck Schutz, Ron Kline and Randy Stoudt along with young Mike Kellner looking for his first title.
With what may be the largest first prize offering in track history for the Late Models it is expected that a stellar field of entries will be on hand.
Duane Howard, the current NASCAR Whelen Modified point leader, will lead another large field of Modifieds trying to make the 28-car starting field for the 30-lap feature that tops their segment of the show.
In addition to the Late Models and 358 Modifieds fans will be treated to a wonderful Fireworks display.
Admission for the tripleheader card of action planned for Saturday, July 3rd is $20 for adults, $5 for youngsters 6 thru 11 and under 6 are admitted FREE. Military personnel in uniform with proper ID are admitted FREE.
Curt J. High & Associates LLC, a fee based financial consulting firm, is a new sponsor to the sport. They can be reached at 484.431.2874. Curt J. High has 25 years experience in the business.
Closing out the Holiday weekend will be the Sunday, July 4th NEETS Enduro action along with the SpeedSTRs. Racing starts at 2 p.m.
Grandview Speedway is located at 43 Passmore Road in Bechtelsville, PA just a short distance off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown. For information telephone 610.754.7688 or check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com