ALL IS READY FOR OPENING DAY AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY APRIL 8
POPULAR “LOW DOWN AND DIRTY” MEET AND GREETS READY FOR ANOTHER SEASON
BECHTELSVILLE, PA APRIL 5, 2017 . . . Are you ready for some great dirt track racing action? The 55th consecutive season of stock car racing action is set to officially get started on Saturday, April 8th at 7 p.m. at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway.
New clay has been added to the
racing surface and it held up well during last Saturday’s practice
session. With more track work being performed this week management of
the one-third-mile, banked clay track is excited about another season
getting the green flag.
The T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358
Modifieds will headline the tripleheader show that will also include the
BRC Late Models and Sportsman stock cars. At least 12 events of action
packed, wheel-to-wheel racing competition will be featured.
The Saturday night action will
be recorded by RCN TV and shown later in the week. Check out
Gates for spectators will open
at 5 p.m. on Saturday with racing action scheduled for a 7 p.m. start.
Adult admission is $15 while youngster 11 and under being admitted free.
Pit admission is $30 and those entering the pits must have a NASCAR
; Back again this season will be the very
popular “Low Down and Dirty” Meet and Greet that takes place as
spectator gates open at the main entrance each Saturday. Fans have the
opportunity to meet drivers from all divisions of racing each week.
Scott Diehl and other members of the “Low Down and Dirty” Tuesday
Internet radio show staff (“Whippy” Whitman and Eric Whitby) are
responsible for putting the weekly event together and participation
allows drivers to meet their fans, gain exposure for their all-important
sponsors, sign autographs and pose for photos.
The “Low Down and Dirty” Meet and Greet
continues throughout the Saturday night NASCAR racing season. Racers
wishing to be involved can reach out to Scott Diehl or members of his
team at the track.
This Saturday the Meet and
Greet will include Addison Meitzler, returning to Modified action;
Sportsman racer Nate Mohr who will be giving out Easter eggs and Late
Model talent Shawn Horning. Fans are reminded to bring their camera to
get some great photos.
Exciting Enduro racing action along with Blast from the Past Vintage car racing will be presented on Sunday, April 9th at 1 p.m.
Coming up on Saturday, April 15th,
is the first extra distance event which will feature the T.P.Trailer
NASCAR 358 Modifieds in a 35-lap main event that will reward the winner
with $3500. The winner will also have the opportunity to earn a $250
bonus from T.P.Trailers along with a $150 VP Racing Fuels product award.
Certain requirements must be met to be able to collect the special
In addition to the extra distance Modified event there will be action for the BRC Late Models and Sportsman stock cars.
The Checkered Flag Fan Club, a
popular auto racing fan organization, will be on hand to offer CFFC
awards to winners of races if they are members. And there will be
opportunities to renew memberships or sign up as a new member for the
very worthwhile organization.
Adult admission will be $20 while youngsters 11 through 6 pay just $5 and those under 6 are admitted free.
The April 15th show will start at 7 p.m. as do all Saturday night events during the month of April.
Information on racing at
Grandview Speedway can be found at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook
and Twitter. The track phone number is 610.754.7688.
Grandview Speedway, considered one of
the top performing NASCAR weekly short track in the nation, is a
one-third-mile, banked clay oval located on Passmore Road, just off
Route 100 in Bechtelsville, PA. The popular racing facility offers a
full array of quality concessions are reasonable prices along with a
well-stocked novelty stand. Free parking is offered on the speedway
grounds. Fans are invited to visit the racers in the pit area after the
events have been completed. For racing information telephone
610.754.7688, visit www.grandviewspeedway.com or check Grandview on
Facebook and Twitter.