VON DOHREN CONTINUES TO LEAD NASCAR 358 MODIFIED STANDINGS; BRIAN HIRTHLER MOVES BACK TO FIRST IN SPORTSMAN POINTS

 

SPRINTS, MODIFIEDS AND SPORTSMAN ALL IN TRIPLEHEADER ACTION AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY

BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 26, 2019 . . . Craig Von Dohren continues in his effort to become the first 11-time T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 champion at Grandview Speedway. The Oley, PA racer sits on top of the latest point standings with 2512 counters. And he has been to victory lane three times out of the 10 point events run so far this season.

Staying close to Von Dohren in the point battle is five time champion Duane Howard. The Oley, PA racer has visited victory lane twice and has 2350 tallies good enough for second place.

Third spot is held by Grandview point chase newcomer Rick Laubach (Hellertown, PA). He has not cracked victory lane but he has earned 2299 points with consistent top finishes. Brett Kressley with 2120 points holds fourth followed by Jared Umbenhauer 2117.

Past champion Brian Hirthler of Green Lane, PA has moved back in front of the T.P.Truck Equipment NASCAR Sportsman standings with 1999 points and two victories. Close behind is Brad Grim, Coplay, PA, with 1973 counters. In third is two feature winner Brad Brightbill who has tallied 1938 points followed by Kyle Lilick with 1699 points and Brad Arnold with 1647.

Ten events have been run in each division with 55 racers earning points with the Modifieds and 40 racers getting points in the Sportsman division.

Next on the Saturday night NASCAR schedule is a tripleheader show of T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds, T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman and a second 2019 appearance for the Delaware Auto Exchange Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series. Heading up the list of entries for the Sprints will be Ricky Dieva, a recent feature winner, Tim Tanner, Rick Stief and a host of others. Racing on June 29 gets the green flag at 7:30 p.m. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. Adult admission is $18, youngsters 6 through 11 pay just $5 and kids under 6 are admitted free. Fans are reminded to arrive early for the Low Down and Dirty Meet & Greet. The session starts at 5 p.m. and will feature Sprint racer Ricky Dieva and Modified talent Louden Reimert.

PA Sprint Speed Week featuring 410 Sprints ($10,000 to win) and 358 Modifieds is on Tuesday, July 2. Start time is 7:30 p.m. Spectator gates open at 5 p.m.

Coming up on Saturday, July 6th is the annual Firecracker 40 which this year features the Sportsman with the feature winner walking off with $2,000. The 358 Modifieds will be the second part of the doubleheader Holiday show.

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

MODIFIEDS AS OF JUNE 22, 2019

  1. Craig Von Dohren, Oley, PA #1C                   2512***
  2. Duane Howard, Oley, PA #66/357H          2350**
  3. Rick Laubach, Hellertown, PA #7L             2299
  4. Brett Kressley, Orefield, PA #19K             2120**
  5. Jared Umbenhauer, Richland, PA #19/1H              2117
  6. Kyle Weiss, Hamburg, PA #21K  2016
  7. Doug Manmiller, Shoemakersville, PA #44M      2003
  8. Kevin Hirthler, Boyertown, PA #117        1985
  9. Jeff Strunk, Boyertown, PA #126               1963***
  10. Alex Yankowski, Covington Twp., PA #84Y           1692
  11. Frank Cozze, Wind Gap, PA #4    1690
  12. Craig Whitmoyer, Hamburg, PA   #99      1654
  13. Louden Reimert, Oley, PA #16   1636
  14. Ryan Grim, Laury’s Station, PA #17           1581
  15. Tim Buckwalter, Douglassville, PA #23X                1430
  16. Mike Lisowski, Minersville, PA #15          1389
  17. Danny Erb, Boyertown, PA #44  1336
  18.         Kenny Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #OG7/14              1140
  19. Briggs Danner, Allentown, PA #6/78D    1092
  20. Clay Butler, Bloomsbury, NJ #4B               1025
  21. Dan Waisempacher, Springtown, PA #01              969
  22. Ray Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA#33  961
  23. Ryan Lilick, Collegeville, PA #49                901
  24. Jordan Henn, Kutztown, PA #77H             874
  25. Ron Kline, Salford, PA #355         840
  26. Brett Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #7              832
  27. Justin Grim, Orefield, PA   #611/61          830
  28. Steve Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA #313          761
  29. Richie Hitzler, Lebanon, PA #22 614
  30. Joe Funk, Coopersburg, PA #14RR            567

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

SPORTSMAN AS OF JUNE 22, 2019

  1.  Brian Hirthler, Green Lane, PA #4*/117  1999**
  2. Brad Grim, Coplay, PA #13           1973
  3. Brad Brightbill, Sinking Springs, PA #19 1938**
  4. Kyle Lilick, Collegeville, PA #104              1699
  5. Brad Arnold, Bethel, PA #830     1647
  6. Kyle Smith, Fleetwood, PA #77 1646
  7. Jack Butler, Phillipsburg, NJ #5  1634*
  8. Mark Kemmerer, Green Lane, PA, PA #F10           1622
  9. Brandon Edgar, Lehighton, PA #57           1506*
  10. Dean Bachman, Emmaus, PA #65              1504
  11. Andrew Kreis, Boyertown, PA #6K           1366
  12. Ryan Beltz, Barto, PA #221           1252
  13. Nate Brinker, Allentown, PA #14              1136
  14. Nathan Mohr, East Greenville, PA #17M                1002*
  15. Mike Mammana, Nazareth, PA #31          990
  16. Andy Clemmer, Bechtelsville PA #127   861
  17. Derrick Smith, Telford, PA#20    848*
  18. Jesse Landis, Gilbertsville, PA #976         847
  19. Kenny Bock, Birdsboro, PA   #6  829
  20. Lex Shive, Pennsburg, PA #5K    828
  21. Josh Adams, Douglassville, PA #44A       780
  22. Parker Guldin, Fleetwood, PA   #11         780*
  23. Tom Miller, Gilbertsville, PA #77T            759*
  24. Scott Kohler, Boyertown, PA #12S            744
  25. Aaron Bowes, Nazareth, PA #4  704

 

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

NASCAR point events.)