BECHTELSVILLE, PA.?~ Doug ?The Handler? Manmiller
was on a winning streak back in April at Grandview Speedway when he tallied up
three 30-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modified features being the first
repeat winner of the season. Victory had eluded the self-employed electrician
since the win streak until Saturday night when he wheeled the Josh Biever-owned
GMI No. 46 to victory by a 0.173 margin over runner-up and last week?s feature
winner Duane Howard in the event sponsored and televised by RCN-TV 4. In
addition to the $2,500 first place money Manmiller also received $250 from T.P.
Trailers and a $150 product award bonus from VP Racing Fuels for running their
gas. The 25-lap Rislone United Racing Company sprint car feature race was won by
eight time club champion Curt Michael.

 Stock car
racing action returns to Grandview Speedway on Saturday, June 28th
with the running of a tripleheader show sponsored by Bashore Trucking/BFP
Speciality. Included will be a 40-lap feature for the Sportsman paying $1,500 to
win plus racing action for the NASCAR 358 Modifieds and BRC Late Models. Racing
starts at 7:30 p.m. Adult admission is $20 while youngsters 6 thru 12 pay $5 and
kids under 6 are admitted free.

Manmiller, who calls Shoemakerville, PA home, was
happy to be back in the winner?s circle as the ?team was struggling the past few
weeks, but they just stuck with him fixing the car when he broke it and carrying
on.? He made a gutsy move on the eighth lap during his charge from
13th starting spot and if he had to do it over again, ?I wouldn?t
have done it.?

Ron Seltmann Jr. and Jon Kellner brought out the
yellow before the first lap was scored for a backstretch

When action went green again Bobby Gunther-Walsh, who
failed to qualify the past two weeks, was the pacesetter trailed by Brian
Houseknecht, Chris Gambler, Todd Smith and Andy

The caution was out again on lap two when Tim
Buckwalter did a 360 in turn two and continued, but until things cleared Jared
Umbenhauer, the defending Sportsman point champion and current point leader,
running Modifieds since the Sportsman were not part of the doubleheader show,
spun. At the same time Gambler was pulled into the infield as it appeared there
was a fire in his car. Upon further inspection it was determined there was no
fire and officials deemed it only fair that he regain

Houseknecht emerged as the new leader on the restart
and immediately began to open daylight between himself and the rest of the

The field regrouped on the eighth lap after Ressler,
the sixth-place runner, was trying to limp his way into the infield with a left
rear flat tire. Chris Esposito left with nowhere to go made contact with him and
they spun in turn four. It was still Houseknecht in front, but now
Gunther-Walsh, Manmiller, 14th-place starter who made a bold m