HISTORY BOOKS

For 53 years, fans of Grandview Speedway have had the opportunity to watch the greatest drivers on dirt roar around the one-third mile high-banks.  Here we look back those winners and champions and celebrate the history that has happened on ‘the hill.”

MODIFIED CHAMPIONS
yearDivisionChampion
2015ModifedCraig VonDohren
2014ModifiedJeff Strunk
2013ModifiedCraig VonDohren
2012ModifiedDuane Howard
2011ModifiedJeff Strunk
2010ModifiedDuane Howard
2009ModifiedJeff Strunk
2008ModifiedJeff Strunk
2007ModifiedJeff Strunk
2006ModifiedCraig VonDohren
2005ModifiedJeff Strunk
2004ModifiedJeff Strunk
2003ModifiedJeff Strunk
2002ModifiedJeff Strunk
2001ModifiedCraig Von Dohren
2000ModifiedJeff Strunk
1999ModifiedTerry Meitzler
1998ModifiedRay Swinehart
1997Sportsman-ModifiedDuane Howard
1996Sportsman-ModifiedDuane Howard
1995Sportsman-ModifiedRay Swinehart
1994Sportsman-ModifiedDavey Wenger
1993Sportsman-ModifiedDuane Howard
1992Sportsman-ModifiedCraig Von Dohren
1991Sportsman-ModifiedTom Mayberry
1990Sportsman-ModifiedCraig Von Dohren
1989Sportsman-ModifedCraig Von Dohren
1988Sportsman-ModifiedCraig Von Dohren
1987Sportsman-ModifiedRonnie Tobias
1986Sportsman-ModifiedJack Follweiler
1985SportsmanLarry Acker
1984SportsmanDennis Thomas
1983SportsmanFred Rahmer
1982SportsmanSmokey Warren
1981SportsmanDennis Bailey
1980SportsmanFred Rahmer
1979SportsmanSmokey Warren
1978SportsmanJohn Blackley
1977SportsmanFrancis Hardner
1976SportsmanPete Damiani
1975SportsmanDon Loder
1974SportsmanBob Sweigart
1973SportsmanMike Erb
1972SportsmanDave Kelly
1971SportsmanEd Mumford
1970SportsmanRoger Richter
1969SportsmanWarren Mutter
1968SportsmanWarren Mutter
1967SportsmanDon Loder and Bill Buehrle (tie)
1966SportsmanRuss Smith
1965SportsmanRed Coffin
1964SportsmanWarren Mutter
1963ModifiedsDick Havens
MODIFIED ALL-TIME WIN LIST
WinsDriver
95Craig VonDohren
68Duane Howard
62Jeff Strunk
51Rick Schaffer
45Fred Rahmer
36Warren Mutter
34Tom Mayberry
28Ray Swinehart
26Meme DeSantis
23Mike Geiser
23Doug Manmiller
23Terry Meitzler
22Billy Pauch
18Ed Mumford
18Smokey Warren
16Jon Kellner Sr.
16Chip Slocum
15Don Loder
14Mike Erb
14Kerry Kratz
13Jerry Rice
12Randy Bailey
12Eddie Remp
11Charley Gilmore
11Francis Hardner
11Kevin Hirthler
11Roger Richter
11Davey Wenger
10Pete Damiani
10Jack Follweiler
10Mike Kelly
9John Blackley
9Paul Koch
9Dave McGough
9Billy Schinkel
9Bobby Seidel Sr.
9Russ Smith
9Ronnie Tobias
8Marty Acker
8Red Coffin
8Glenn Fitzcharles
8Kenny Gilmore
8Ronnie Peck
8Al Rahmer
7Kevin Hartnett
7Todd Rittenhouse
7Larry Solomon
7Glenn Strunk
6Donny Erb
6Dave Kelly
6Chris Skias
6Bucky Williams
5Larry Acker
5Shawn Reimert
5Dennis Thomas
4Jim Bagley
4Dennis Bailey
4Jim Baker
4Rick Buckwalter
4Paul Fitzcharles
4Roy Garloff
4Ryan Godown
4Ron Haring
4Doug Pannepacker
4Fred Rahmer Sr.
4Dave Sassaman
4Bob Sweigart
3Kenny Brightbill
3Gary Grim
3Kenny Gruber
3Mike Gular
3Leroy Leibelsberger
3Bob McCullough
3Sean Merkel
3Brad Missimer
3Don Norris
3Sam Schoenly
3Harry Turner
3John Willman
2Bobby Bottcher
2Steve Bottcher
2Bobby Brack
2Keith Brightbill
2Keith Brightbill
2Bill Buehrle
2Ken Carberry
2Dale Creyer
2Ronnie Dunstan
2Danny Erb
2Russ Fagley
2Steve Folk
2Stewart Frisen
2Harry Garber
2Rudy Gular
2Jason Hamilton
2Keith Haring
2Doug Hoffman
2Dave Hollenbaugh
2Mike Kellner
2Jon Kellner, Jr
2Roger Knappenberger
2Brian Kressley
2Sammy Martz
2Don Miller
2Mike Nicholas
2Paul Richards
2Tommy Scheetz, Jr.
2Frank Snyder
2Toby Tobias Jr.
2Ryan Watt
2Kyle Weiss
2Frank Wunderlich
1Ed Adams
1Roger Altemose
1Leon Altemose
1Mike Bailey
1Will Botcher
1Freddy Brightbill
1Tim Buckwalter
1Terry Budwash
1Harold Bunting
1Doug Carlyle
1Dr. Dan Cox
1Johnny Coy
1Frank Cozze
1Charlie Eckert
1Bob Emerich
1Chris Esposito
1Dave Faust
1Elvin Felty
1Red Freeman
1Mike Gilmore
1Ryan Grim
1Dick Grimley
1Newt Hartman
1Bob Hauer
1Dick Hauer
1Tom Hern
1Don Hersh
1Todd Heydt
1Danny Johnson
1George Karns
1Jim Kemerer
1Earl Kienert
1Mike Laise
1Stan Landis
1Rich Lindaberry
1Bob Lineman
1Fred Locke
1Paul Lotier
1Dave Marburger
1Addison Meitzler
1Junior Mikosz
1Jarrad Miller
1Barry Miller
1Mike Myers
1Harry Neiman
1Billy Pauch, Jr
1Tracy Readinger
1Kenny Rogers
1Don Schweitzer
1Ron Seltman, Jr.
1Ron Solomon
1Ray Stauffer
1Carl Steffy
1Jay Stong
1Steve Swinehart
1Chad Ulrich
1Jared Umbenhauer
1Tom Umbenhauer
1Mike Wells
1Dick White
1Rusty Widger
FREEDOM 76 WINNERS
DateName
9/10/2016Jeff Strunk
9/19/2015Craig VonDohren
9/20/2014Stewart Friesen
9/14/2013Jeff Strunk
9/15/2012Jeff Strunk
9/17/2011Duane Howard
9/18/2010Meme DeSantis
9/19/2009Meme DeSantis
9/13/2008Craig VonDohren
9/8/2007Jeff Strunk
9/9/2006Craig VonDohren
9/10/2005Ray Swinehart
9/11/2004Jeff Strunk
9/14/2003Jeff Strunk
9/14/2002Meme DeSantis
9/8/2001Craig Von Dohren
9/9/2000Billy Pauch
9/11/1999Duane Howard
9/12/1998Billy Pauch
9/13/1997Duane Howard
9/14/1996Billy Pauch
9/9/1995Donny Erb
9/10/1994Chip Slocum
9/11/1993Duane Howard
9/5/1992Billy Pauch
9/7/1991Billy Pauch
9/8/1990Kenny Brightbill
9/9/1989Billy Schinkel
9/10/1988Billy Pauch
9/26/1987Davey Wenger
9/13/1986Tom Mayberry
9/14/1985Craig Von Dohren
9/15/1984Doug Hoffman
9/17/1983Fred Rahmer
9/18/1982Smokey Warren
9/19/1981Fred Rahmer
9/20/1980Paul Lotier
9/15/1979John Blackley
9/9/1978Bobby Hauer
9/16/1977Doug Carlyle
9/18/1976Pete Damiani
9/27/1975Eddie Mumford
10/12/1974Mike Erb
9/22/1973Roger Knappenberger
9/16/1972Glenn Fitzcharles
9/19/1971Ed Mumford
FORREST ROGERS MEMORIAL WINNERS
DateName 
8/8/2015Craig VonDohren
8/9/2014Danny Johnson
8/10/2013Duane Howard
8/11/2012Kevin Hirthler
8/20/2011Craig VonDohren
8/14/2010Duane Howard
8/1/2009Ryan Godown
8/2/2008Craig VonDohren
8/4/2007Jason Hamilton
8/5/2006Craig VonDohren
8/6/2005Ray Swinehart
8/7/2004Jon Kellner Sr.pvl_forrestrogers_33
8/2/2003Meme DeSantis
8/3/2002Meme DeSantis
8/4/2001Craig Von Dohrenpvl_forrestrogers_31
8/5/2000Jeff Strunkpvl_forrestrogers_30
8/7/1999Tom Mayberrypvl_forrestrogers_29
8/8/1998Rick Schafferpvl_forrestrogers_28
8/2/1997Terry Meitzlerpvl_forrestrogers_27
8/3/1996Ray Swinehart
8/5/1995Chip Slocum
8/6/1994Kerry Kratz
8/7/1993Billy Pauch
8/1/1992Tom Mayberrypvl_forrestrogers_22
8/3/1991Billy Pauchpvl_forrestrogers_21
8/4/1990Jeff Strunk
8/5/1989Billy Schinkelpvl_forrestrogers_19
8/6/1988Ray Swinehartpvl_forrestrogers_18
8/8/1987Jack Follweilerpvl_forrestrogers_17
8/9/1986Craig Von Dohren
8/10/1985Jack Follweiler
8/4/1984Fred Rahmer
8/6/1983Fred Rahmer
8/7/1982Fred Rahmer
8/8/1981Dr. Dan Cox
8/2/1980Fred Rahmer
9/1/1979Smokey Warren
8/19/1978Mike Geiser
8/20/1977Mike Geiser
8/14/1976Mike Erb
8/9/1975Charley Gilmore
8/10/1974Charley Gilmore
8/25/1973Dave Kelly
8/5/1972Eddie Mumford
8/7/1971Eddie Mumford
LATE MODEL CHAMPIONS
yearChampionDivision
2015Chuck SchutzLate Model
2014Randy StoudtLate Model
2013Jason MillerLate Model
2012Chuck SchutzLate Model
2011Chuck SchutzLate Model
2010Brian ShueyLate Model
2009Brian ShueyLate Model
2008Chuck SchutzLate Model
2007Brian ShueyLate Model
2006Chuck SchutzLate Model
2005Ron KlineLate Model
2004Chuck SchutzLate Model
2003Randy StoustLate Model
2002Lou EgrieLate Model
2001John DurlingLate Model
2000Dean StoudtLate Model
1999Jeff TeetsLate Model
1998Chuck SchutzLate Model
1997Lou EgrieLate Model
1996Ed AikinLate Model
1995Terry BartikLate Model
1994John GieslerLate Model
1993Dean StoudtLate Model
1992Jon KellnerLate Model
1991Dean StoudtLate Model
1990Dean StoudtLate Model
1989Jon KellnerLate Model
1988Jon KellnerLate Model
1987Jon KellnerLate Model
1986Jon KellnerLate Model
1985John GieslerLate Model
1984John GieslerLate Model
1983Bob GreenLate Model
1982Tom MortonLate Model
1981
1980Barry AmoleLate Model
1979Butch HinnershitzLate Model
1978Butch HinnershitzLate Model
1977Rich LindaberryLate Model
1976Butch HinnershitzLate Model
1975Ronnie PeckLate Model
1974Ronnie PeckLate Model
1973Bob HigginbothamLate Model
1972Ronnie RobertsLate Model
1971E.B. SmithLate Model
1970Dave PosavecLate Model
1969Paul FitzcharlesLate Model
1968Rich BenfieldLate Model
1967Fred Rahmer Sr.Late Model
1966Rich BenfieldHobbies
1965Rich BenfieldHobbies
LATE MODEL ALL-TIME WIN LIST
Wins 
67Randy Stoudt
58Jon Kellner Sr.
40Chuck Schutz
39Dave Posavec
33Ron Kline
33Ron Schnable
30Mike Kellner
19Ray Brinckman
18Ronnie Peck
18Dean Stoudt
16Butch Hinnershitz
16Jeff Teets
15Ed Aikin
15Brian Shuey
15Tom Terry
14Larry Stoudt
13Bob Higginbotham
13Carl Ruppert
12John Durling
12Tom Herbert
11Bob Heller
11Jason Miller
10Barry Amole
10John Giesler
10Bob Green
10Craig Knecht
10Sean Merkel
10Jack Montgomery
10Chris Shuey
9Harry Fletcher
9Francis Hardner
9Sammy Schlosberg
9E. B. Smith
9Danny Snyder
9Rick Todorow
8Terry Bartik
8Lou Egrie
8Bill Henning
8Bill Nickerson
8Wayne Pfeil
8Chuck Sennott
7Junior Grebe
7Steve Gross
7Ed Hoffman
7Rich Lindaberry
7Terry Snyder
6Don Kellner
6Ken Neuhauser
6Smokey Sheeler
5Rich Benfield
5Bob Delphias
5Paul Fitzcharles
5Dick Grimley
5Tom Morton
5Smokey Smith
4Jim Jacob
4Mark Minotto
4Damon Podulka
4Ronnie Roberts
4Elmer Rushong
4Johnny Seip
4Ed Trimbur
3Kory Fleming
3Rudy Gular
3Gary Huff
3Jeff Leiphart
3Cory Merkel
3Kyle Merkel
3Dave Miller
3Todd Rittenhouse
3Jim Rothenberger
3Doug Walton
3Charlie Weller
2Dave Bauer
2Terry Benner
2Ron Chrisman
2Bill Conover
2Artie Greenman
2George Grote
2Harry Grubb
2Bruce Harmony
2Duane Howard
2Bill Jordan
2C. C. Lick
2Rick Mutter
2Steve Nederostek
2Harry Neiman
2Paul Newton
2Dave Ogin
2Ronnie Paulson
2Kyle Pensinger
2Frank Puskoskie
2Gary Schoch
2Jim Stong
2Bob Swavely
2Mark Weaver
2Dennis Zerbe
1Larry Acker
1Bill Arndt
1Tom Blackwell
1Dub Border
1Butch Campion
1Nate Christman
1Jim Davis
1Lou Egrie, Jr.
1Glenn Fitzcharles
1Dave Graber
1Andy Gresko
1Scott Haus
1Greg Hoffmaster
1Stan Janiszewski
1Ed Jones
1Hack Jones
1Charlie Kope
1Don Kummerer
1Scott Lee
1Phil Leininger
1Ray Mancinelli
1John Martin
1Mac McLaughlin
1Jimmy Meitzler Sr.
1Dave Melcer
1Lee Miller
1Barry Minotto
1Doug Pannepacker
1Dave Sassaman
1Mike Schantzenbach
1Billy Schinkel
1Carl Schwenk
1Steve Sennott
1Bill Shafer
1Bryon Sipe
1D. B. Smith
1Dennis Somers
1Dave Stark
1Mike Steinmetz
1Ed Strawhacker
1Ray Swinehart
1Elias Walter
1Mike Wharton
1John Willman
1Chris Wojnar
FIRECRACKER 40 WINNERS
DateWinner
Saturday, July 16Wayne Pfeil
 Saturday, July 04, 2015  Sean Merkel 
 Saturday, July 05, 2014  Randy Stoudt 
 Saturday, July 06, 2013  Danny Snyder 
 Saturday, July 14, 2012  Danny Snyder 
 Saturday, July 02, 2011  Ron Kline 
 Saturday, July 03, 2010  Chuck Schutz 
 Saturday, July 03, 2010  Chuck Schutz 
 Saturday, July 04, 2009  Ron Kline 
 Saturday, July 05, 2008  Mike Kellner 
 Saturday, July 07, 2007  Randy Stoudt 
 Saturday, July 01, 2006  Chuck Schutz 
 Saturday, July 02, 2005  Randy Stoudt 
 Saturday, July 03, 2004  Chuck Schutz 
 Saturday, July 05, 2003  Bill Henning 
 Saturday, July 06, 2002  Randy Stoudt 
 Saturday, July 07, 2001  Rick Todorow 
 Saturday, July 01, 2000  Kyle Pensinger 
 Saturday, July 03, 1999  Randy Stoudt 
 Sunday, July 05, 1998  Ron Chrisman 
 Saturday, July 05, 1997  Randy Stoudt 
 Saturday, July 06, 1996  Terry Bartik 
 Saturday, July 01, 1995  Ed Aikin 
 Saturday, July 02, 1994  Dean Stoudt 
 Saturday, July 03, 1993  Steve Gross 
 Saturday, July 04, 1992  Ron Schnable 
 Saturday, July 06, 1991  Jon Kellner Sr. 
 Saturday, June 30, 1990  Don Kellner 
 Saturday, July 01, 1989  Jon Kellner Sr. 
 Saturday, July 02, 1988  Jon Kellner Sr. 
 Saturday, July 04, 1987  Ed Hoffman 
 Saturday, July 05, 1986  Jon Kellner Sr. 
 Saturday, July 13, 1985  Ron Schnable 
 Saturday, July 07, 1984  Ron Schnable 
 Saturday, July 02, 1983  Ron Schnable 
 Saturday, July 10, 1982  D. B. Smith 
 Saturday, July 11, 1981  Jack Montgomery 
 Saturday, July 12, 1980  Barry Amole 
 Saturday, June 30, 1979  Barry Amole 
 Saturday, July 01, 1978  Bill Jordan 
 Saturday, July 02, 1977  Hack Jones 
 Saturday, July 10, 1976  Elmer Rushong 
 Saturday, July 05, 1975  Dave Posavec 
 Saturday, July 06, 1974  Ronnie Peck 
 Saturday, July 07, 1973  Elmer Rushong 
 Saturday, July 08, 1972  Dennis Zerbe 
 Saturday, July 03, 1971  Dick Grimley 
SPORTSMAN CHAMPIONS
YearDivisionChampion
2015SportsmanBrett Kressley
2014SportsmanJared Umbenhauer
2013SportsmanJared Umbenhauer
2012SportsmanJared Umbenhauer
SPORTSMAN ALL-TIME WIN LIST
Wins 
17Jared Umbenhauer
13Brett Kressley
5Brad Brightbill
5Craig Whitmoyer
5Mike Lisowski
4Kenny Gilmore
3Paul Kline
3Ryan Lilick
2Bobby Lilick, Jr.
2Kevin Beach, Jr.
2Kyle Borror
2Joe Funk
2Guy Germano
1John Kovatch IV
1Erik Renninger
1Corey Sechrist
1Mike Stringer
1Brian Hirthler
1Sean Weiss
1Brad Arnold
1Brett Gilmore
1Mark Kemmerer
1Jeff Sechrist