SHORT STORY: HOWARD, SHUEY AND MYERS WIN FEATURES AT GRANDVIEW - STRUNK AND SHUEY WIN NASCAR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Date: 9/6/2009 12:47:41 PM

 
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COMING EVENTS:
Saturday, September 12, 7 p.m. BPG Racing Freedom 76 Modified Classic paying $20,000 plus to the winner. LineX of Lehigh Valley Freedom Fest 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Adult admission $25, youngsters 6 thru 11 pay $10 and under 6 are FREE.
Saturday, September 19, 7 p.m. Rain date for BPG Racing Freedom 76. Open competition (Wings and Things) for Modifieds and Late Models along with SpeedSTRs. $15 adult admission. Sponsored by 3 Starz Inc. Landscaping.
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SHORT STORY - FULL RESULTS WILL FOLLOW LATER IN THE DAY
 
HOWARD, SHUEY AND MYERS WIN FEATURES AT GRANDVIEW
 STRUNK AND SHUEY WIN NASCAR CHAMPIONSHIPS
 
BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 6, 2009 . . . Both Duane Howard and Brian Shuey became three time winners for the 2009 season at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night as Howard won the 30-lap Green Lane Wm. Penn/Four Star Letting NASCAR 358 Modified feature and Shuey was able to win the 20-lap NASCAR Late Model feature race. Chad Myers took home the top prize in the 20-lap Sidewinders feature.
 With this being the final point race events of the season Jeff Strunk of Mohnton, PA was able to finish sixth in the Modified feature to grab his eighth NASCAR 358 Modified championship at the Berks County clay oval. Brian Shuey nosed out Randy Stoudt by just twelve points (unofficially) for the NASCAR Late Model title. It was the second title for Shuey.
 Todd Marburger set the early pace in the Modified feature with Meme DeSantis getting the top spot with 13 laps in the record book. At 21 laps Duane Howard of Oley went to the front and that is where he stayed right down to the checkered flag. Second spot went to DeSantis followed by Ryan Godown, Jason Hamilton and Keith Brightbill.
 In the Late Model 20 lapper Nate Christman went to the front early and was the leader through the halfway mark when Brian Shuey was able to charge to the front. At the finish Shuey of Shoemakersville, PA was tops followed by Christman, Danny Snyder, Chuck Schutz and Kyle Merkel. Randy Stoudt, the point leader at the start of the night, finished eighth which allow Shuey to take the title.
 The 20 lap for the Sidewinders saw Rich Halter lead the first 10 laps with Chad Myers of Fayetteville, PA grabbing the top spot and leading the second half and earning the feature win. Second spot went to Mike Kiser followed by Rich Halter, Mike Puchinka and Scott Goodrich.
 Coming on Saturday, September 12th, 7 p.m. is the BPG Racing Freedom 76 Classic featuring many of the top area dirt track modified racers. The race pays $20,000 to win. Also included is the LineX of Lehigh Valley Freedom Fest giving fans an opportunity to participate in the dunk tank, driver interviews, autograph sessions and photo opportunities. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Adult admission is $25, youngsters 6 thru 11 pay $10 and under 6 are admitted FREE.
 
 


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