49TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 IS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 21st PAYING $25,000 TO WIN; ENTRIES AVAILABLE
NIGHT BEFORE WILL FEATURE SPORTSMAN, MID-ATLANTIC SPRINTS AND MOD PRACTICE
Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway
Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com
BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 29, 2019 . . . With just three weeks to go before the 49th Annual Freedom 76 race teams are reminded to get their entries in and fans are reminded to take advantage of the discount ticket opportunity offered for the biggest event of the season at Grandview Speedway.
The richest 358 Modified race in the area, paying $25,000 to win, draws a large field of entries and a huge number of spectators.
Saturday, September 21st is the date for the rich event which will carry a September 28th rain date.
The race attracts a stellar field of competition with racers from as far away as Canada traveling to Bechtelsville to participate.
Fans can take advantage of a discount on admission prices with tickets purchased in advance of race day priced at $35 while on race day the price will be $40. Youngsters 6-11 will pay $10 and under 6 are admitted FREE.
Advance tickets can be picked up at the track or by mail to Grandview Speedway with a self-addressed stamped envelope to 87 Wilt Rd. Bechtelsville, Pa. 19505 Attn: Freedom 76. No tickets will be mailed after Sept, 7th to allow enough delivery time.
Advanced entry is $100 while waiting until race day will cost $115. Each paid entry includes one pit pass. Pit admission is $45 and no NASCAR license is required. For rule information racers can telephone Ed Scott at 484-239-7583.
And the night before adults will be admitted for $12, youngsters (6-11) pay $5 and under 6 are admitted free.
There is free parking available on the speedway grounds and there will be areas that have a fee for parking.
Racers getting their entries in early for the big race will benefit from possible publicity opportunities and gain exposure for their sponsors.
All fan and racer information can be found at www.grandviewspeedway.com and link on Freedom 76. Information available includes camping and parking rules.
Campers should be aware of a new rule that will require campers be removed from the speedway grounds no later than the day following the race. If not removed the owners will be responsible for the cost involved in removing their camper.
Lap sponsorships, priced at $20 per lap, are available. Check in with Tina Rogers or Tommy Kramer at the track or send your check, covering laps being sponsored, to Ernie Saxton, 1448 Hollywood Avenue, Langhorne, PA 19047. Please make check payable to Grandview Speedway. For info on qualifying event sponsorships, just $200, telephone Saxton at 267.934.7286 or email Esaxton144@aol.com.
Stoudt Auto Sales is sponsoring the first heat, Manmiller Electric has signed on to sponsor a heat.
Grandview Speedway, now in its 57th consecutive season of operation, is located on Passmore Road, just off Route 100, in Bechtelsville, PA, 10 miles north of Pottstown. For information check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or telephone 610.754.7688.