BIG NIGHT OF RACING AT GRANDVIEW FEATURES TWO FEATURES FOR
SPORTSMAN, FIRECRACKER 40 FOR BRC LATE MODELS AND TP TRAILERS MODIFIED
WHO WILL ADD THEIR NAME TO THE GROWING LIST OF FEATURE WINNERS?
BECHTELSVILLE, PA JULY 5, 2017 . . . The popular BRC Late
Model stock cars will be the featured attraction at Grandview Speedway
on Saturday night as they take part in the annual Firecracker 40
offering $2000 plus a couple of perks from TP Trailers and Truck
Equipment along with VP Racing Fuels to the winner. In addition to the
Late Models fans will get to enjoy two (2) 25-lap NASCAR Sportsman
feature races and a TP Trailers 358 Modified feature race. A full series
of qualifying events will be included in the big night of racing which
has a 7:30 p.m. starting time. And fans will get a taste of yesteryear
with the Blast from the Past Vintage racers. Modified racer Kory Fleming
will be having his annual bicycle giveaway with two for girls and two
Defending champion and current
point leader Chuck Schutz will lead the list of racers trying for a
victory in the prestigious Firecracker 40. Schutz will be challenged by
four feature winner Ron Kline, Kyle Merkel, Steve Todorow, Bryon Sipe,
Wayne Pfeil, Brian Shuey and others.
Sportsman action, two 25-lap feature
races, has point leader Brian Hirthler holding a 179 point edge in the
chase for the title. He will be looking to have a couple of solid
finishes or even a win to hold on to this top spot. Competition will
come from two feature winner Ryan Lilick, popular rookie Louden Reimert
and a bevy of other great talents.
; And in the primary division of racing,
the TP Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds will have current point leader Jeff
Strunk taking a 14 point edge over defending champion Craig VonDohren
into the Saturday night action. Others in the top five in the standings
include Duane Howard, Mike Gular and Doug Manmiller. Strunk is the only
driver in the top five to have won a feature.
; Speaking of features there have been 20
feature winners out of 24 features run this season. Unfortunately wet
weather has put quite a dent in the schedule. Fans will be anxiously
looking to see what new names will be added to the impressive feature
Adult admission for this
excitement packed night of stock car racing is $20, $5 for youngsters 6
thru 11 and under 6 are admitted free. Free parking is available on the
speedway grounds. Pit admission is $30 and a NASCAR license is required.
When ticket windows open at
5:30 p.m. the weekly Low Down and Dirty Internet Radio Meet & Greet
will feature Modified racer Kory Fleming, Sportsman talent Brad Grim and
Late Model standout Blaine Emery.
On Saturday, July 15 the
A.D.Moyer Lumber Co. sponsored night of racing will include two TP
Trailers 358 Modified features, Sportsman and BRC Late Models. Adult
admission is just $15.
Grandview Speedway, a one-third-mile, banked clay track, is in its 55th
season of racing, is located on Passmore Road in Bechtelsville, PA just
a short distance off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown. For
information telephone 610.754.7688 or check in at www.grandviewspeedway or Facebook.