VONDOHREN, UMBENHAUER AND MILLER HONORED AS 2013 NASCAR STOCK CAR CHAMPIONS AT 51ST ANNUAL GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY AWARDS BANQUET

GILBERTSVILLE, PA
~ Close to 500 people filled the Gilbertsville, PA Fire
Co. Social Hall on Saturday night as the 51st annual Grandview
Speedway Awards Banquet honored the NASCAR stock car champions and  a variety of special awards were
presented.

 For the seventh time in his career
Craig VonDohren was honored as the NASCAR Whelen All American Series 358
Modified champion. The Oley, PA professional racer also earned the car owner
championship. Earning 5907points on his way to the title VonDohren walked off
with well over $10,000 for his championship efforts including championship money
from track owners Bruce and Teresa Rogers along with
NASCAR.

 Duane Howard, the 2012 champion,
finished second with 5480 points. Howard, a five time champion, also an Oley
resident, tallied nine feature wins during the season. Nine time champion Jeff
Strunk (Pottstown) earned 4866 points on his way third place in the final
standings. The highlight of Strunk?s season was his victory in the $25,000 to
win BPG Racing Freedom 76 not including more than $2000 in lap money and other
perks.

 Young Jared Umbenhauer of Richland,
PA was honored as the NASCAR Sportsman titleholder for the second year in a row
with Barry Bashore, his car owner, sharing in the honors. The team had five feature victories and
earned 5262 points on their way to the title. Fleetwood, PA?s Kenny Gilmore came
on strong late in the season to grab second spot in the standings with 4712
points and one feature win. Craig Whitmoyer of Hamburg, PA finished third in the
standings with one win and 4561 points.

 Jason Miller took home his very
first championship in the Late Model division. The New Tripoli, PA racer did it
the hard way as he tallied 5284 points but had no feature wins. Green Lane?s Terry Snyder, owner of the car
driven by his son Danny, was able to take the owner?s championship while his son
finished second in the standings with 5266 points just 18 points behind the
champion. Snyder had three feature wins. Six time Late Model champion Chuck
Schutz of Pottstown came home third in the final standings with 5250 points and
three wins.

 The top twenty drivers and top ten
owners in each of the three divisions were honored with
awards.