DUANE HOWARD AND BRAD BRIGHTBILL LEAD NASCAR TRACK POINT STANDINGS

Current point standings show Duane Howard 3463 points has a slight edge over Craig Von Dohren with 3416 counters in the Modifieds and Brad Brightbill continues to be the pacesetter in the Sportsman with 2922 points as they head toward the Forrest Rogers Memorial Night of racing.

Sitting third in the NASCAR 358 Modified standings is Brett Kressley with 3142 points followed, in the top five, by Doug Manmiller at 3080 and Rick Laubach with 3001 points. In the NASCAR Sportsman Brad Grim has 2724 points to hold down second spot. Third is former champion Brian Hirthler with 2694 tallies. Kyle Lilick has earned 2658 points while Saturday night feature winner Jack Butler is fifth with 2377 points.

Freedom 76 Lap Sponsorships, just $20, are available from Tina Rogers or Tommy Kramer at the track. Lap sponsorships and heat race sponsorships ($200) are available through Ernie Saxton at 267.934.7286 or mail a check to cover the cost of laps and/or sponsorship of a heat race to Grandview Speedway, 87 Wilt Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505.

The 49th annual Forrest Rogers Memorial NASCAR 358 Modified race is presented at Grandview Speedway this Saturday, August 10.
Racing gets the green at 7:30 p.m. with the first of the qualifying events leading up to the feature races. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. Adult admission is $25 while youngsters 6 thru 11 pay just $5 and those under 6 are admitted free. Pit admission is $30. The weekly Low Down and Dirty Meet & Greet giving fans a chance to see race cars up close and meet some of the drivers takes place near the main gate starting at 5 p.m. This Saturday fans will meet Modified standout Kevin Hirthler along with his Sportsman driver brother Brian Hirthler and B.J. Joly.

Free backpacks, just in time for school openings, courtesy of Craig Whitmoyer and Snyder Web Design, will be given away at the Rogers Memorial. Kids must pick up their free tickets Saturday night at the main entrance, right on up until heat races are completed, with five boys and five girls having their lucky tickets drawn at intermission to win the backpacks.
In addition to the backpacks school kits and activity books, all part of the KIDS DRIVE NASCAR KIT, will be given away at the main gate while supplies last.

For additional information check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or telephone 610.754.7688.

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

MODIFIEDS AS OF AUGUST 3, 2019

Duane Howard, Oley, PA #66/357H          3463***
Craig Von Dohren, Oley, PA #1C                3416****
Brett Kressley, Orefield, PA #19K             3142**
Doug Manmiller, Shoemakersville, PA #44M      3080*
Rick Laubach, Hellertown, PA #7L             3001
Jared Umbenhauer, Richland, PA #19/1H              2891
Jeff Strunk, Boyertown, PA #126               2734***
Kevin Hirthler, Boyertown, PA #117        2662
Alex Yankowski, Covington Twp., PA #84Y           2359
Frank Cozze, Wind Gap, PA #4    2341
Ryan Grim, Laury’s Station, PA #17           2329
Kyle Weiss, Hamburg, PA #21K  2280
Louden Reimert, Oley, PA #16   2251
Mike Lisowski, Minersville, PA #15          1973
Craig Whitmoyer, Hamburg, PA   #99      1971
Tim Buckwalter, Douglassville, PA #23X                1967
Danny Erb, Boyertown, PA #44  1644
Kenny Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #OG7/14              1582
Briggs Danner, Allentown, PA #6/78D    1550
Clay Butler, Bloomsbury, NJ #4B               1542
Dylan Swinehart, Fleetwood, PA #81      1434*
Ray Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA#33  1388
Ron Kline, Salford, PA #355         1327
Joe Funk, Coopersburg, PA #14RR            1319
Dan Waisempacher, Springtown, PA #01              1302
Brett Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #7              1281
Justin Grim, Orefield, PA   #611/61          1227
Jordan Henn, Kutztown, PA #77H             1100
Ryan Lilick, Collegeville, PA #49                1096
Steve Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA #313          910

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

SPORTSMAN AS OF AUGUST 3, 2019

Brad Brightbill, Sinking Springs, PA #19 2922***
Brad Grim, Coplay, PA #13           2724
Brian Hirthler, Green Lane, PA #4*/117  2694**
Kyle Lilick, Collegeville, PA #104              2658*
Jack Butler, Phillipsburg, NJ #5  2377**
Mark Kemmerer, Green Lane, PA, #F10 2358
Kyle Smith, Fleetwood, PA #77 2289
Brad Arnold, Bethel, PA #830     2285
Dean Bachman, Emmaus, PA #65              2022
Andrew Kreis, Boyertown, PA #6K           1827
Brandon Edgar, Lehighton, PA #57           1676*
Jesse Landis Gilbertsville, PA #976          1601
Ryan Beltz, Barton, PA #221        1535
Lex Shive, Pennsburg, PA #5K    1474
Mike Mammana, Nazareth, PA #31          1456
Nathan Mohr, East Greenville, PA #17M                1286*
Nate Brinker, Allentown, PA #14              1266
Kenny Bock, Birdsboro, PA   #6  1214
Derrick Smith, Telford, PA#20    1197*
Parker Guldin, Fleetwood, PA   #11         1064*
Sean Weiss, Gilbertsville, PA #24             1004*
Josh Adams, Douglassville, PA #44A       985
Tom Miller, Gilbertsville, PA #77T            949*
Chris Esposito, Hatfield, PA #31A             927
Andy Clemmer, Bechtelsville PA #127   888

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

NASCAR point events.)