GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY KICKS OFF 2019 SEASON WITH FREE TO THE PUBLIC PRACTICE ON MARCH 30; 2ND ANNUAL BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL SET AS FIRST RACE OF 57TH SEASON; 49TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 CLASSIC IS SET FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21STGrandview PR
BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 28, 2018 . . . The annual free-to-the-public practice session on Saturday, March 30th will kick off the 57th consecutive season of stock car racing at Grandview Speedway. That practice, which starts at noon, is open to all forms of racing competition.
Once again the one-third-mile banked clay track will be operated by the Rogers family and will again carry a NASCAR sanction.
However the first racing event of the new season will be the 2nd Annual Bruce Rogers Memorial offering $7,500 to the winner of the 50-lapper that has the Small Block Modifieds going up against the Big Block talents. The race is set for Saturday, April 6th and is run in memory of the man who was instrumental in building the track and making it the huge success it has become. The first annual Rogers Memorial was won by NASCAR Camping World Series and dirt Modified standout Stewart Friesen.
And the biggest race of the season, the “Granddaddy of Major Modified Races”, the 49th annual Freedom 76, which paid more than $25,000 to winner Duane Howard back on September 15th is on the schedule for Saturday, September 21st with a September 28th rain date.
A complete 2019 schedule will be released in the near future.
Opportunities for event sponsorship, billboard and program book advertising are available for the 2019 season. Full information can be had through Ernie Saxton at 215.752.7797 or Esaxton144@aol.com.
Information updates can be had at www.grandviewspeedway.com or check in at Facebook. Track telephone number is 610.754.7688.
Grandview Speedway is located on Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA, just off Route 100 10 miles north of Pottstown.