NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES GEARS UP FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY. . . . . . .
GT RADIATORS POSTS $200 TO WIN MODIFIED HEATS, PPB TRIPLE ROARING 20’S SWEEP WORTH $11,000 FOR MODS, SPORTSMAN ALSO ON BIG RACE CARD
BECHTELSVILLE, PA SEPTEMBER 18, 2021 . . . . . . . The season finale is fast approaching for the thirty-second season of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series at the Grandview Speedway. This event will showcase the Pioneer Pole Buildings Triple Roaring 20’s for Big Block/358 Modifieds plus a full program of Sportsman all getting underway at 6 PM. A series of qualifying events will determine the twenty-four car starting field for the Big Block/358 Modified feature events. Each feature will pay $2,000 to win. If one driver should win all three features, they would earn $6,000 plus a $5,000 bonus from PPB making the payoff worth $11,000. There is also a $1,000 PPB Bonus for any driver that wins two feature events. That $5,000 PPB bonus for a three win sweep is possible as a 4-6-8 inversion will be used for the second and third features.
In addition, GT Radiator Repair posted a hefty $200 to win each ten lap Modified feature. GT Radiator Repair, specializes in automotive radiators, including antique car radiators and commercial truck radiators. GT Radiators is also your source for farm radiator service, industrial radiator repair, oil coolers, and any other heat exchange units. For auto, truck or heavy equipment radiator needs, contact Harry or George Turner at GT Radiators on Main Street in Ambler, PA.
A minimum earnings of $600 will be paid just to start all three feature events. In the 2020 running of this event, a field of fifty modifieds turned out with feature wins going to Kevin Hirthler, Ryan Beltz (his first Thunder win) and Duane Howard.
The Triple Roaring 20’s event will allow both Big Block and 358 Modifieds to compete together in a unique rules package. This special rules package is offered to the regions modified drivers, with both American Racer and Hoosier tires allowed for competition, and either Big-Block or Spec Small-Block engines permitted. An event sheet with the complete payoff, rules, and details is available at www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com There is no entry fee but drivers must pre-enter to be eligible for the posted payoff and to draw. Drivers that are not pre-entered will start at the rear of their heat race. Teams shall pre-enter on or before October 10 by calling 443 513 4456.
The format for the modifieds will follow a draw for the heats. The top twelve from the heats will redraw for the first feature, the balance of the qualified cars will start straight up from the heats and consi. A 4-6-8 invert draw will determine the starting line-up for the second and third feature. Feature restarts will be double file up to lap eighteen.