FIRECRACKER 40 FEATURES LATE MODELS AT GRANDVIEW; MODIFIEDS AND SPORTSMAN ALSO PART OF TRIPLEHEADER

Date: 7/3/2018 10:11:50 PM

FIRECRACKER 40 FEATURES LATE MODELS AT GRANDVIEW; MODIFIEDS AND SPORTSMAN ALSO PART OF TRIPLEHEADER

        GULAR, WHITMOYER AND SNYDER LEAD NASCAR POINT STANDINGS

BECHTELSVILLE, PA JULY 2, 2018 . . . The NASCAR Late Model stock cars will be featured on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway in the annual Firecracker 40. Racers taking part in the 40-lap race, the highlight of the Late Model season, will be chasing a $1,200 first place payoff and $200 feature starting money. The payoff is in place as long as 18 racers take part in the night’s action. Also racing in the tripleheader will be the always popular T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds and the exciting Sportsman racers.

                 And if the winner of the Firecracker 40 meets all the requirements there is cash and award bonuses from T.P. Trailers and VP Racing Fuels.

                To make it easier for expected visitors to come challenge the regulars on the banked one-third-mile clay oval NASCAR temporary crew and driver licenses will be available for just $25 and they will be good for 3 weeks.

                Visiting Late Model racers will be able to compete on the tires they normally use but will be required to use an American Racer (Grandview stamped) right rear tire for the 40-lap main event.

                Rules for Late Models can be found at www.grandviewspeedway.com or telephone Ed Scott at 484.239.7583.

                Adult admission for this special night of racing will be $20 while youngsters 6 through 11 pay just $5. Kids under 6 are admitted FREE. Active military, with proper ID, are admitted free. And there is free parking on the speedway grounds.

        ;        In other news the latest NASCAR point standings show Mike Gular on top in the T.P.Trailers 358 Modified standings with 1955 counters. Gular has not been able to get a win so far this season but continues to hold the top spot with consistent performances. Jeff Strunk, with two wins, holds on to second with 1915 points. Third is Craig Von Dohren with 1909 tallies and one win. Strunk and Von Dohren each have ten track titles. And in fourth is last Saturday’s winner Brett Kressley who has 1893 points and three feature wins.

                In the Sportsman standings Craig Whitmoyer is first at 1452 points. Brad Grim is just 29 points behind at 1423. In third is Brad Brightbill holding 1396 points followed by young talent Louden Reimert at 1389.

                Danny Snyder is the leader in Late Model standings with 1083 followed closely by Lou Egrie who has earned 1014 points. Kyle Merkel holds third with 989 points.

                Full point standings are posted at the end of this release.

        ;        Whelen Engineering will sponsor the July 14th tripleheader featuring the Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman.

                The Outlaw Enduros and Blast from the Past Vintage Stock Cars will make a first time Friday night appearance on July 20th with start time set for 6 p.m.

                For more information check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or telephone 610.754.7688.

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UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

MODIFIEDS AS OF JUNE 30, 2018

1.            Mike Gular, Boyertown, PA #2  1955

2.            Jeff Strunk,  Pottstown, PA  #126              1915**

3.        ;    Craig Von Dohren, Oley, PA  #1C             ; 1909*

4.            Brett Kressley, Orefield, PA  #19B            1893***

5.            Duane Howard, Oley, PA #66/357H         1831

6.            Frank Cozze, Wind Gap, PA  #4  1358

7.            Kevin Hirthler, Boyertown, PA  #117      1357

8.            Ryan Lilick, Collegeville, PA  #49             ; 1274

9.            Ryan Grim, Laury’s Station, PA  #17         1224

10.          Doug Manmiller, Shoemakersville, PA #44M     1220

11.          Kyle Weiss, Hamburg, PA #21K 1016

12.          Clay Butler, Bloomsbury, NJ   #48             1007

13.          Jared Umbenhauer, Richland, PA  #19   986

14.          Kenny Gilmore,  Fleetwood, PA  #M7    930

15.          Justin Grim, Orefield, PA  #611 919

16.          Eric Biehn, Barto, PA  #87             864

17.          Tim Buckwalter, Douglassville, PA  #23X               852

18.          Steve Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA  #942         781

19.          Mike Mahaney,  King Ferry, NY   #14      765

20.          John Willman, Birdsboro, PA  #74W       755

21.          Ron Kline,  Salford, PA  #3           676

22.          Joe Fanelli,  Exton, PA #22           631

23.          Dan Waisempacher, Springtown, PA   #01            608

24.          Brian Krummel,  Middletown, NY  #17Z 553

25.          Brett Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA  #7            521

26.          Bobby Trapper, Jr., Scranton, PA #2T      513

27.          Bobby Trapper, Scranton, PA #69             478

28.          Bobby Gunther Walsh, Allentown, PA  #1            450

29.          Mike Kellner, Lansdale,  PA  #57             ;  449

30.          Briggs Danner, Allentown, PA  #6             444

UNOFFICIAL  POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

LATE MODELS AS OF JUNE 23, 2018

1.            Danny Snyder, Frederick, PA  #44             1083**

2.        ;    Lou Egrie,  Willow Grove, PA  #X4            1014

3.            Kyle Merkel,  Green Lane, PA  #26           989*

4.            Drew Weisser, Reading, PA  #19             ;  960

5.            Steve Todorow,  Trumbauersville, PA  #93           932*

6.            Wayne Pfeil, Mohnton, PA  #72             ;   873*

7.            Chuck Schutz, Pottstown, PA  #00/1        798*

8.            Steve Wilson,  Green Lane, PA  #15        674

9.            Jordan Knepp,  Pottstown, PA  #108        550

10.          Todd Ravel, Shoemakersville, PA  #88   550

11.          Patrick Robinson, Bechtelsville, PA  #5  530

12.          Bryan Sipe, Shoemakersville, PA  #33S  508

13.          Brian Shuey, Shoemakersville, PA  #177               498

14.          Shawn Horning, Blandon, PA  #8M          230

15.          Dallas Breidenbach  Spring City, PA  #X 210

16.          Dirk Rimrott, Phoenixville, PA  #5H        200

17.          Dave Ogin,  Fleetwood, PA  #12             ;   187

18.          Sean Merkel, Boyertown, PA  #118         176

19.          Kody Sites, #99K              120

20.          Dustin Fitzcharles,  #22X              80

 UNOFFICIAL  POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

SPORTSMAN AS OF JUNE 30, 2018

1.            Craig Whitmoyer, Hamburg, PA  #99      1452

2.            Brad Grim,  Coplay, PA   #23        1423*

3.            Brad Brightbill,  Sinking Springs, PA  #19             ;  1396

4.            Louden Reimert,  Oley, PA  #58 1389

5.            Brian Hirthler, Green Lane, PA  #4*        1138*

6.            Dylan Swinehart, Fleetwood, PA   #38   1136

7.            Mike Lisowski,  Minersville, PA  #15       1056

8.            Joe Funk, Coopersburg, PA  #14F              1002

9.            Jack Butler, Phillipsburg, NJ  #5 987

10.          Jim Houseworth, Reigelsville, PA  #72   946

11.          Mark Kemmerer, Green Lane, PA , PA  #F10        934

12.          Kyle Lilick,  Collegeville, PA  #104            931**

13.        ;  Brad Arnold,  Sinking Spring, PA  #830    930*

14.          Kenny Bock,  Birdsboro, PA#6    902

15.          Ryan Beltz, Barto, PA  #221          891*

16.          Jesse Landis  Gilbertsville, PA  #976        814

17.          Kurt Bettler  Hellertown, PA  #54             714

18.          Mike Mammana, Nazareth, PA  #31        656

19.          Gary Wagner,  West Lawn, PA  #47          652

20.          Andrew Kreis, Boyertown, PA  #6K          524

                Also Feature Winner:  Nathan Mohr*

                * denotes feature win (Feature wins listed are only those that are 

                NASCAR point events.)







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