GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY’S SATURDAY NIGHT STOCK CAR RACING ACTION TO BE ON RCN/TV TELEVISION FOR THE 17TH STRAIGHT SEASON
BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 20, 2017 . . . For the 17th
straight season Lehigh Valley, PA’s RCN/TV will offer television
coverage of six dates of NASCAR sanctioned Saturday night stock car
racing at Grandview Speedway.
The coverage, shown on a
delayed basis, will be broken up into two programs each week. Qualifying
heat racing action will be included in one show and the feature races
for the T.P.Trailers NASCAR Whelen 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and Late
Models along with any special events will be shown in a second show.
Each show will offer approximately two hours of coverage and will be
shown on two separate nights during the week following the actual live
race event. And there will be a second showing of the two night coverage
on later dates.
Included in the schedule of
events to have coverage are April 8, May 13, June 17, July 22, August 5,
which will be the Forrest Rogers Memorial 50-lap Classic, and August
“The television coverage by
RCN/TV is a great tool for our racers to use in attracting sponsorship.
We are told the programming from Grandview gets very high viewer
ratings,” said track spokesperson Tina Rogers. “This also gives viewers
that are not fans of the sport a chance to see what dirt track stock car
racing is all about and perhaps serve as an incentive for them to come
out and see the events live. It is pretty much a win-win situation for
A few of the televised events
are still available to businesses looking to benefit from sponsorship in
motorsports at Grandview. Details can be had by contacting Ernie Saxton
at 215.752.7797 or on his cellphone at 267.934.7286.
The shows include Victory Lane
interviews, current point standings, news from the pit area, highlights
video from ace lens man Gary Silverman, and instant replay of key
Well respected Area Auto Racing
News, Reading Eagle and Allentown Call writer Randy Kane will once
again team up with veteran broadcaster Mike Feltenberger to provide
expert commentary of the events.
Grandview Speedway will kick off their
55th consecutive season of stock car racing on Saturday, March 25th, 12
noon, with a free-to-the-public practice session featuring all types of
The new season, the battle for
the lucrative point funds, will officially get underway with the first
NASCAR point events of the season for the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds,
BRC Late Models and Sportsman racers on Saturday, April 1st, 7 p.m.
Season tickets remain available
for $350 per pass and include a reserved seat at all Saturday night
events April through September. When ordering please send a check to all
passes being ordered to Grandview Speedway, 87 Wilt Road,
Bechtelsville, PA 19505. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope to
speed up delivery of the passes ordered.
; Grandview Speedway, a one-third-mile,
banked clay racing facility, is located on Passmore Road, just off Route
100, 10 miles above Pottstown, PA. Information is available at
www.grandviewspeedway.com or telephone 610.754.7688.