VONDOHREN, HENN AND SCHUTZ LEAD GRANDVIEW POINT STANDINGS INTO FINAL POINT EVENT

BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 28, 2016 . . . With the final point race of the season at Grandview Speedway set for Saturday, September 3 Craig VonDohren has a 146 point edge over Mike Gular in the chase for the 2016 T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified championship. Jordan Henn leads the point battle in the Sportsman division by just 39 points over Mike Lisowski and Chuck Schutz is on top in the BRC Late Model point battle by 236 points over Wayne Pfeil.

Defending champion VonDohren, a winner of five features, is shooting for his ninth title at the Bechtelsville racing facility. The Oley, PA racer has 4291 points compared to Mike Gular’s outstanding effort who has tallied 4145 points despite no feature wins. Ten time titleholder Jeff Strunk sits third with 4020 points and two feature wins. More than 50 racers have competed in the Modified events run this season so far.

In the Sportsman division Henn has led the standings for much of the season and has 2849 tallies as he heads into the final point event of the season. Henn has been to victory lane once this year. Lisowski has two wins which has helped him reach 2810 points and second spot in the standings. Third through fifth, still in the running for the title, are Craig Whitmoyer 2786 counters and one win, Brian Hirthler has earned 2754 points without a win and Ryan Lilick, the Saturday night winner, has two victories and 2715 points. Close to 60 racers have run in the Sportsman division this season.

And in the BRC Late Models defending champion Chuck Schutz is seeking his eighth title and sits with 3457 points and three wins. Wayne Pfeil is second in the standings with 3221 points and has earned one feature victory. Close to 30 competitors have competed in the Late Model division.

The 2016 season has proven to be one of the most competitive with 24 different feature winners spread over the three divisions of NASCAR sanctioned stock car racing.

The point battle for the season comes to a close on Saturday (September 3) when WNPV 1440AM Radio Night is presented and will feature the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and BRC Late Models. Racing will start at 7:30 p.m.

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

MODIFIEDS AS OF AUGUST 27, 2016

1. Craig VonDohren, Oley, PA #1C 4291*****

2. Mike Gular, Green Lane, PA #2 4145

3. Jeff Strunk, Pottstown, PA #126 4020**

4. Jared Umbenhauer, Richland, PA #19 3509

5. Doug Manmiller, Shoemakersville, PA #00/00Z/11Z 3271

6. Ryan Grim, Laury’s Station, PA #17 3072

7. Kenny Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #7/14 3066

8. Kevin Hirthler, Boyertown, PA #117 2983

9. Tim Buckwalter, Douglassville, PA #22 2848

10. Kyle Borror, Peach Bottom, PA #B4 2736*

11. Danny Erb, Boyertown, PA #44 2720

12. Duane Howard, Oley, PA #66/357H 2719***

13. Kyle Weiss, Hamburg, PA #21K 2555*

14 Brett Kressley, Orefield, PA #357 2551*

15. Brian Houseknecht, Bechtelsville, PA #323 2522

16. Ray Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA #33 2456

17. Frank Cozze, Wind Gap, PA #357/4 2273***

18. John Willman, Birdsboro, PA #74W/81 2236

19. Steve Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA #9K 2234

20. Don Norris, Douglassville, PA #976 2021

21. Chris Esposito, Hatfield, PA #31 1785

22. Mike Kellner, Lansdale, PA #57 1677

23. Bobby Gunther Walsh, Allentown, PA #1 1591

24. Kory Fleming, Milford, NJ, #704 1493

25. Justin Grimm, Orefield, PA #61 1460

26. Eric Biehn, Barto, PA #87 1067

27. Ron Haring Jr. Alburtis, PA #85 1049

28. Chris Gambler, Whitehall, PA#77 1046

29. Ryan Watt, Boyertown, PA #14W 1024

30. Ron Seltmann, Lower Pottsgrove, PA #R19 987

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

LATE MODELS AS OF AUGUST 27, 2016

1. Chuck Schutz, Pottstown, PA #00/1 3457***

2. Wayne Pfeil, Mohnton, PA #72 3221*

3. Dan Green, Coatesville, PA #46 3082

4. Cory Merkel, Gilbertsville, PA #16 3062

5. Dave Ogin, Bechtelsville, PA #31/31X 2993

6. Brian Shuey, Shoemakersville, PA #177 2771****

7. Bryan Sipe, Shoemakersville, PA #33S 2636*

8. Joe Fanelli, Exton, PA #22 2487

9. Lou Egrie Sr., Willow Grove, PA #X4 2484

10. Ron Kline, Salford, PA #3 2377***

11. Sean Merkel, Gilbertsville, PA #118 2232*

12. Bill Henning, Lansdale, PA #80 2082

13. Drew Weiser, Reading, PA #19 2028*

14. Shawn Horning Blandon, PA #8M 1755

15. Steve Todorow, Trumbauersville, PA #93 1666

16. Randy Stoudt, Pottstown, PA #9 1577

17. Eric Hoch, Boyertown, PA #1/00 1487

18. Devin Frey, Myerstown, PA #F62 1411

19. Chris Wojner, Boyertown, PA #81 908

20. Lou Egrie Jr., Willow Grove, PA #4E 865

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

SPORTSMAN AS OF AUGUST 27, 2016

1. Jordan Henn, Kutztown, PA #77H 2849*

2. Mike Lisowski, Minersville, PA #15 2810**

3. Craig Whitmoyer, Hamburg, PA #99 2786*

4. Brian Hirthler, Green Lane, PA #4* 2754

5. Ryan Lilick, Collegeville, PA #142 2715**

6. Joe Funk, Coopersburg, PA #14/8F 2527

7. Brad Arnold, Sinking Springs, PA #830 2317*

8. Dean Bachman, Emmaus, PA #65 2222

9. Brett Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #7 1979

10. Jim Housworth, Reigelsville, PA #54/72 1903*

11. Mark Kemmerer, Green Lane, PA , PA #F10 1844

12. Ken Eckert, Auburn, , PA #29 1747

13. Ryan Higgs, Nazareth, PA #16 1731

14. Ryan Beltz, Barto, PA #221 1693*

15. Kyle Lilick, Collegeville, PA #104 1634

16. Dylan Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA #38 1634*

17. Paul Kline, Muhlenberg Park, PA #1 1573***

18. Jack Butler, Phillipsburg, NJ #5 1538

19. Brian Papiez, Belle Meade, NJ #99X 1311***

20. Brad Brightbill, Sinking Springs, PA #29G 1281

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

NASCAR point events.

Grandview Speedway, a one-third-mile, banked clay track, is located on Passmore Road just off Route 100 in Bechtelsville, PA, 10 miles north of Pottstown. A full assortment of great concessions and novelty items are available. Free parking on the grounds. Fans are invited to the competition area after the events are completed to meet the racers. For information telephone 610.754.7688 or check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Twitter@GrandviewSpeedway and www.facebook.com/grandviewspeedway along with Rainedout.com (for rainout information).

COMING EVENTS:

Saturday, September 3, 7:30 p.m. WNPV-1440AM Radio Night, final point races of the season, NASCAR T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman.

Friday, September 9, 7 p.m. Sportsman stock cars (38 lap feature), TSRS 305 Sprints and Modified practice session

Saturday, September 10, 7 p.m. 46TH Annual Freedom 76, $25,000 to win for the Modifieds plus Cash Dash. Rain date is Saturday, September 17th.

Saturday, October 15, 6 p.m. Thunder on the Hill Series Halloween Party featuring Modifieds, Sportsman and TSRS Sprints.

Sunday, November 6, 7 a.m. Fall Racer’s Flea Market

Saturday, November 19, 54th Anniversary Awards Banquet, Gilbertsville, PA Fire Co. Social Hall, doors open at 4 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. followed by awards