VONDOHREN WORKING TOWARD TENTH TITLE AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY
WHO WILL ADD THEIR NAME TO THE LONG LIST (15) FEATURE WINNERS?
SCHEDULE CHANGE BEING MADE FOR JUNE 24TH
BECHTELSVILLE, PA June 8, 2017 . . . As midseason approaches
the battle for the NASCAR TP Trailers 358 Modified title at Grandview
Speedway is close, very close. With six Saturday nights of NASCAR stock
car racing run nine-time track champion Craig VonDohren sits on top of
the point standings, just six points ahead of ten-time track titleholder
Jeff Strunk. Young Jared Umbenhauer, looking for his first Modified
title, is 196 points back in third while another multi-time champion,
Duane Howard, is just 199 counters back in fourth spot. Out of this
impressive group only Strunk has been able to find victory lane so far
The point standings could change
dramatically on Saturday night with drivers in the chase having good
nights or bad nights.
Stock car racing one the one-third-mile,
banked clay Grandview Speedway oval is challenging and very
competitive. There have been six different feature winners in the 358
Modifieds as racers head to their seventh night of racing.
And in the BRC Late Models Chuck Schutz
has a narrow point lead over Bryon Sipe. Neither driver has a win.
However in the Sportsman division of racing Brian Hirthler, winner of
one feature this season, has a comfortable lead in the standings.
Fans will be anxious to see if
new names will be added to the impressive list of 15 feature winners so
far this season.
Qualifying in each division will set the
starting field for each of three feature races, 30 laps for the
Modifieds, 25 laps for the Late Models and 25 laps for the Sportsman.
Racing action on Saturday night
has the green flag waving at 7:30 p.m. Spectator gates open at 5:30
p.m. Pit area opens at 3 p.m. and racers are reminded to have their race
cars in the pits by 6 p.m.
The Low Down and Dirty Meet
& Greet is set to take place when the gates open and will feature
Modified racer Steve Swinehart, Late Model talent Steve Todorow and
Sportsman competitor Jeromy Guistwite along with their race cars.
Adult admission is $15 while
youngsters 11 and under are admitted free. Pit admission is $30 and a
NASCAR license is required. Pits open at 3 p.m.
Tina Rogers, track
spokesperson, has announced that the Blast from the Past Vintage racers
have been removed from the June 24th Bechtelsville Car Wash
Night that now includes Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series racers along with TP
Trailers 358 Modifieds and Sportsman. The Vintage cars will now be part
of the July 8th show.
On Tuesday, June 13, 7:30 p.m.
the excitement of the nationally famous United States Auto Club wingless
sprint cars will be featured. Also part of the Jesse Hockett Classic
will be the popular 358 Modifieds. Spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with
adult admission set at $30 while youngsters 6-11 pay $10 and children
under 6 admitted FREE. Pit admission is $35 with no license required.
Information on racing at Grandview Speedway is available at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or at 610.754.7688.
MEDIA CONTACT: Ernie Saxton
215.752.7797 or Esaxton144@aol.com