BEER CITY FREEDOM FEST SET PRIOR TO BPG RACING FREEDOM 76 PLUS OTHER NEWSGrandview PR
BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 27, 2008 . . . The excitement of the BPG Racing Freedom 76 set for Grandview Speedway has had even more excitement added.
With $20,000 posted to win what is considered the granddaddy of major modified stock car racing events in the area interest is already running high for the 38th annual BPG Racing Freedom 76 set for Saturday, September 13th at 7 p.m.
Now added to the excitement is the Beer City BPG Freedom 76 Freedom Fest which will feature an afternoon of family fun. Included in the three hour event, starting at 1 p.m., will be the Line-X Dunk Tank (fans will have the chance to dunk racers and personalities), the First Class Tint/Diamond Glass Tire Changing Contest (using a slingshot racer so that kids can also participate), a display of race cars, driver and personality interviews hosted by Pete Knappenberger and Ernie Saxton along with other events to be announced.
Beer City of Quakertown, PA, a long time supporter of racing at Grandview Speedway, has signed on to sponsor the Freedom Fest which will see proceeds going to the Camelot House for Children in Allentown, PA. Information on Beer City, a sponsor of NASCAR Modified racer Jason Hamilton, can be found at www.beercityqtown.com.
BPG Freedom 76 t-shirts and official Grandview Groove Freedom 76 programs will be on sale.
Grandview Speedway management has also announced that there will be no roping off/reserving of space in the parking lot. Parking, including campers and Rvs, will be on a first come, first serve basis on the day of the event.
No dogs, other than service dogs, are allowed in the spectator grandstand areas. Fans are also reminded that no glass bottles/containers are allowed.
Advance tickets are on sale for the BPG Racing Freedom 76 set for Saturday, September 13th. The race annually attracts many of the top names in the dirt track modified racing will be competing. Already expected to compete are last year?s winner Jeff Strunk along with other past winners including Duane Howard, Craig VonDohren, Ray Swinehart, Meme DeSantis and Kenny Brightbill. More than 70 entries are expected for the race.
Included in the night of racing will be a full series of qualifying heat races, consolation events, the Schaeffer Motorsports Minuteman 20 (last chance to qualify for the Freedom 76), the Alpine Building and Post Supply Cash Dash (paying $1,000 to win) topped off by the BPG Racing Freedom 76.
Adult tickets are priced at $25, children 6 thru 11 are admitted for $7 and kids under 6 are admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. Advance tickets are available on the speedway during Saturday night racing events.
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 visit their website at www.grandviewspeedway.com