IMAGINE THAT, RAIN WASHED OUT SATURDAY NIGHT STOCK CAR RACING
AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY FOR THE EIGHTH TIME THIS SEASON; PPB FORREST
ROGERS MEMORIAL RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 18TH
BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 11, 2018 . . . Give us a break Ma
Nature!!! For the eighth time this season NASCAR stock car racing was
rained out on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway. The $10,000 to win
Pioneer Pole Buildings Forrest Rogers Memorial was lost to weather and
has been reset for Saturday, August 18th at 7:30 p.m.
A stellar field of Modified
stock car racing talent was scheduled to be on hand for the big event
that honors the memory of the man who had the idea and carried it
through to build the one-third-mile, banked clay Grandview Speedway
located in Bechtelsville, PA.
Everything that was scheduled before the events were rained out will be reset for next Saturday.
Again this Saturday every
Modified racer making his way through the gate will be looking to win
the PPB Forrest Rogers Memorial and take home the $10,000 first place
money plus the prestige of being a winner of this annual Classic. With
three wins in row and eight overall in this Classic Craig Von Dohren is a
strong favorite but donít count out anyone.
Now with just FOUR Saturday night shows
remaining that count toward the point standings a strong finish has
become even more important. Mike Gular, Danny Snyder and Louden Reimert
continue to lead the point standings in the three divisions of NASCAR
action. The threesome plus a host of others will be looking to earn
every point possible in their drive to win the lucrative NASCAR and
Of course Jeff Strunk, Duane Howard,
Meme DeSantis, Ray Swinehart, Doug Manmiller and many others will be
performing at their best in hopes of picking up the top prize.
And of course with the big
bucks on the line it is always possible there will be some visitors come
to challenge the regulars. Ryan Godown and Rick Laubach had been
scheduled to race and it will be interesting to see if they return.
Jersey Shore race fan Jim Gilmore has posted $100 for the leader of lap number 18 in memory of the late Mike Bailey.
The 50-lap feature for Modifieds
headlines the Pioneer Pole Buildings tripleheader that will also include
Sportsman and Late Model stock car racing action.
And there is the popular Low Down and
Dirty Internet Radio sponsored Meet & Greet, featuring drivers and
cars on display in the main gate area at 5PM. This week Craig Von
Dohren, Kevin and Brian Hirthler along with Chuck Schutz will be
Adult admission is $25 while
youngster 6 thru 11 pay just $5 and those under 6 are admitted free. Pit
admission is $30 with a NASCAR license. And there is free parking on
the speedway grounds.
Available at the track will be the
opportunity to purchase lap sponsorships for the September 15th Freedom
76 that will pay at least $25,000 to win. Laps are available for $20 and
can be had by seeing Tina Rogers or Tommy Kramer. If you prefer you can
contact Ernie Saxton at 215.752.7797 to secure a lap or mail a check
the lap or laps you want to sponsor, payable to Grandview Speedway, to
1448 Hollywood Avenue, Langhorne, PA 19047. Saxton is also available to
arrange event sponsorships and awards for the biggest race of the
Tickets for the Freedom 76 will be on sale at the track on August 18th for $35. On race day they will sell for $40.