VONDOHREN, B.HIRTHLER AND SCHUTZ LEAD NASCAR POINT STANDINGS AFTER FIVE RACE NIGHTS; SPORTSMAN STOCKS IN LIMELIGHT FOR SATURDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

BECHTELVSILLE, PA May 29, 2017 . . . Defending NASCAR TP Trailers 358 Modified champion Craig VonDohren leads the pack in the latest Modified point standings released for the Grandview Speedway three divisions of competition. VonDohren, the all time leading Modified feature winner at the Bechtelsville clay oval, has 1420 points while ten time Modified champion Jeff Strunk sits second just 37 points behind. Interesting to note is the fact that neither driver has won a feature so far this season.

In the Sportsman division Brian Hirthler, a winner on opening night, is the point leader while defending champion Chuck Schutz sets the pace in points with the BRC Late Models. Schutz has not visited victory lane but has used consistent strong finishes to hold the lead.

The point chase continues this weekend.

The edge of your seat action provided by the NASCAR Sportsman stock cars will be in the limelight on Saturday, June 3rd at Grandview Speedway. The Sportsman racers will be battling in a 40-lap feature race that offers $1500 to win along with bonus bucks from TP Trailers and Truck Equipment and VP Racing Fuels.

In addition to the Sportsman the primary division of racing competition on the one-third-mile, banked clay oval, the TP Trailers 358 Modifieds, will be in action along with the crowd pleasing BRC Late Models.

In addition to the 40-lapper for the Sportsman there will be a 30-lap main event for the Modifieds and a 25-lap feature for the Late Models plus a full series of qualifying events.

The Saturday night show will have a $20 adult ticket price while youngsters 6 thru 11 paying just $5 and kids under 6 will be admitted free. Pit admission is $30 with a NASCAR license. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. while pits open at 3 p.m. Racers are asked to have their cars in the pit area by 6 p.m. at the latest. Racing gets the green at 7:30 p.m.

The weekly Low Down and Dirty Meet & Greet will feature Sportsman racers Ryan and Kyle Lilick along with BRC Late Model racers Wayne Pfeil and Kyle Merkel. The Meet & Greet takes place at 5:30 p.m. as the main gate is opened for spectators.

Then on Sunday afternoon 1 p.m. the entertaining Outlaw Enduros along with the Blast from the Past Vintage cars will be in action. The racing action will include Big Car Enduros (twin 60s), Small Car Enduros (twin 60s), Junkyard Car Enduro (50-laps), Ladies Race plus Blast from the Past Vintage Cars (two classes- two features).

Saturday night racers are reminded to have their cars signed into the pit area by 6 p.m.

Additional information on Grandview Speedway can be had at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or 610.754.7688. Fans and racers are reminded to link on to RainedOut.com to receive early information on days when racing action is rained out.

GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

MODIFIEDS AS OF MAY 27, 2017

1. Craig VonDohren, Oley, PA #1C 1420

2. Jeff Strunk, Boyertown, PA #126 1383

3. Jared Umbenhauer, Richland, PA #19 1272

4. Duane Howard, Oley, PA #66/357H 1230

5. Kevin Hirthler, Boyertown, PA #117 1196*

6. Doug Manmiller, Shoemakersville, PA #44M 1184*

7. Kyle Borror, Peach Bottom, PA #B4 1180

8. Mike Gular, Harleysville, PA #2 1111

9. Ryan Grim, Laury’s Station, PA #17 1004

10. Brian Krummel, Middletown, NY #17Z 896*

11. Ryan Watt, Boyertown, PA #14W 870

12. Kyle Weiss, Hamburg, PA #21K 735*

13. Dan Waisenpacher, Riegelsville, PA #01 660

14. Frank Cozze, Wind Gap, PA #4 650

15. John Willman, Birdsboro, PA #81 629

16. Justin Grim, Orefield, PA #61 621

17. Danny Erb, Boyertown, PA #44 585

18. Ray Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA #33 557

19. Chris Esposito, Hatfield, PA #31 524

20. Addison Meitzler, Kutztown, PA #21 510

21. Brett Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #7 499

22. Kenny Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #M7 498

23. Mike Laise, Pottstown, PA #49 468

24. Kory Fleming, Milford, NJ, #704 466

25. Rick Laubach, Hellertown, PA #16 459

26. Briggs Danner, Allentown, PA #6 457

27. Brian Houseknecht, Bechtelsville, PA #323 429

28. Joe Fanilli, Exton, PA #22 427

29. Chris Gambler, Whitehall, PA#77 404

30. Blaine Bracelin, Gilbertsville, PA #79 317

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

LATE MODELS AS OF MAY 27, 2017

1. Chuck Schutz, Pottstown, PA #00/1 1135

2. Kyle Merkel, Green Lane, PA #26 1105

3. Bryon Sipe, Shoemakersville, PA #33S 1101

4. Steve Todorow, Trumbauersville, PA #93 1093

5. Steve Wilson, Green Lane, PA #15 1068

6. Ron Kline, Salford, PA #3 1055**

7. Wayne Pfeil, Mohnton, PA #72 1029*

8. Brian Shuey, Shoemakersville, PA #177 983*

9. Blaine Emery, Boyertown, PA #12 879*

10. Jordan Knepp, Pottstown, PA #108 653

11. Andy Cassell, Boyertown, PA #28 642

12. Todd Ravel, Shoemakersville, PA #88 642

13. Dirk Rimrott, Phoenixville, PA #92/2D 620

14. Shawn Horning Blandon, PA #8M 558

15. Lou Egrie, Willow Grove, PA #X4 390

16. George Irwin, Chester Springs, PA #2D 387

17. Dan Hoffman, Hatfield, PA #19D 348

18. Cory Merkel  Gilbertsville, PA #16 146

19. Randy Stoudt, Pottstown, PA #9 136

20. Drew Weisser, Reading, PA #19 130

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

SPORTSMAN AS OF MAY 27, 2017

1. Brian Hirthler, Green Lane, PA #4* 1068*

2. Louden Reimert, Oley, PA #58 863

3. Ryan Beltz, Barto, PA #221 848

4. Ryan Lilick, Collegeville, PA #142 836**

5. Mike Mammana, Allentown, PA #44E/31 824

6. Jim Housworth, Reigelsville, PA #72 815

7. Brad Grim, Coplay, PA #23 771

8. Mark Kemmerer, Green Lane, PA , PA #F10 764

9. Ryan Higgs, Nazareth, PA #16 738*

10. Mike Lisowski, Minersville, PA #15 695

11. Dylan Swinehart, Fleetwood, PA #38 675*

12. Kyle Lilick, Collegeville, PA #104 646

13. Dean Bachman, Emmaus, PA #65 632

14. Craig Whitmoyer, Hamburg, PA #99 604

15. Brad Arnold, Sinking Springs, PA #830 563

16. Nathan Mohr, East Greenville, PA #17M 554

17. Ryan Shupp, Mohnton, PA #15R 502

18. Joe Funk, Coopersburg, PA #14 495

19. Jordan Henn, Kutztown, PA #77H 488

20. Kurt Bettler Hellertown, PA #54 480

* denotes feature win (Feature wins listed are only those that are

NASCAR point events.)