BECHTELSVILLE, PA March 20, 2004 . . . . Auto racing fans will have the opportunity to see many of their favorite racers as they test and tune their 2004 racing equipment as part of the annual Free-to-the-Public practice session at Grandview Speedway. Activity will get the green flag at 12 noon on Saturday, March 27th and the free (racers will pay a pit fee) action will continue until 5 p.m.
This will be the final chance for racers to get their racing equipment ready for the new season and fans will have the opportunity to see NASCAR Modifieds, Late Models, sprints, midgets and other types of racing equipment.
“Last year the practice session had close to 100 race cars on hand and a good turnout of fans as the weather was very cooperative. We are hoping Ma Nature works with us again this year. It is a great opportunity for fans and it gives those who may not be familiar with auto racing on the short tracks to come out and enjoy all the on track activities,” said event organizer Bruce Rogers.
The day also gives racers a chance to sign up for their NASCAR license to avoid any delays on opening night.
Patriot Bank will sponsor the opening night show on Saturday, April 3rd starting at 6 p.m. At least 13 events of stock car racing will be presented topped by a 40-lapper for the NASCAR Modifieds. Modified champion Jeff Strunk and Late Model champion Randy Stoudt will be kicking off defense of their championships with the opening night racing action.
Stock car racing will be presented each Saturday during April starting at 6 p.m.
Fans are also invited to sign up to be included on the Grandview Speedway Fan Info List.
“Just by checking in at fans can sign up to be included on the email list and they will receive news as the season progresses and from time to time will have the opportunity to win some prizes, including free race tickets.” said track public relations person Ernie Saxton.
” We have had hundreds sign up already and we are expecting a lot more. Fans who are part of the email program will be receiving the latest information once the program gets underway.”
Grandview Speedway is located on Passmore Road, just off Route 100, in Bechtelsville, PA, 10 miles north of Pottstown. For information telephone 610.754.7688 or visit their website at