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2015 Season Is Underway For Dan Green and the Hot Rod Processing #46!

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Bechtelsville, PA – The 53rd year of Stock Car Racing started at the Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA on April 4th and it was a bumpy ride for Dan Green in the #46 NASCAR BRC Dirt Late Model. First time out with the 2015 LAZER X Chassis was in warm-ups and the car was fast right out of the box! Dan started 2nd in the first heat race of the night and after a couple tries at getting started he was able to move into the second spot at the drop of the green…

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HOWARD, PFEIL AND KRESSLEY OPENING NIGHT NASCAR FEATURE WINNERS AT GRANDVIEW

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HOWARD, PFEIL AND KRESSLEY OPENING NIGHT NASCAR FEATURE WINNERS AT GRANDVIEW BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 5, 2015 . . . Former NASCAR 358 Modified track champion Duane Howard started from sixth-place in the 30-lap feature event, advanced to the number one position by lap 13 and went on to register his seventh career Opening Night feature triumph, most ever at the third-mile high-banked clay Grandview Speedway, and push Oley, PA racer’s career win total to 65 on a windy and very chilly night, as the raceway celebrated 53 consecutive years of racing. Wayne Pfeil of Mohnton, PA started outside the front…

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PRACTICE SET FOR THURSDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW, SEASON OFFICIALLY OPENS ON SATURDAY

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PRACTICE SET FOR THURSDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW, SEASON OFFICIALLY OPENS ON SATURDAY BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 1, 2015 . . . The weather is predicted to be very good and racers are anxious to get out on the track to test their equipment when the Free-to-the-Public practice session takes place on Thursday, April 2nd at Grandview Speedway. A variety of race cars representing several segments of the sport are expected to be on hand for the four hour practice session that will start at 6 p.m. and be completed by 10 p.m. Fans will have the opportunity to see what many…

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Saturated Grounds at Grandview Speedway Force Postponement of March 28 Practice to Thursday, April 2 Lot of Questions to be Answered on NASCAR Stock Car Racing Opening Night April 4

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA March 26, 2015 . . . Ma Nature or is it Pa Nature continues to create problems for local speedways as they try to get the 2015 season underway. Grandview Speedway had planned a Free-to-the-Public practice session for Saturday, March 28th but because of saturated grounds created by heavy rains the practice is now set for Thursday, April 2nd starting at 6 p.m. and running until 10 p.m.                 “We felt it was important for racers to have some track time before the season starts,” said track operator Bruce Rogers. “The weather picture is looking brighter during the…

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Changes be Made in Grandview Handicapping System, Practice Set for March 28

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  BECHTELSVILLE, PA March 22, 2015 . . . In an effort to help current racers and welcome newcomers to Grandview Speedway NASCAR racing management has made some changes to their handicapping system for the 2015 season.                 "We are making changes that have been requested by racers and the changes should add to the excitement of stock car racing at Grandview," said track owner Bruce Rogers. "The new system will be a big help to newcomers so they are not penalized all season."                 The existing point system... For the NASCAR 358 Modifieds will remain with one exception, there…

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Season Pass Day at GrandView Rescheduled to Sunday March 22 at 1 P.M.

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SEASON PASS DAY AT GRANDVIEW RESCHEDULED TO SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 1 P.M. BECHTELSVILLE, PA March 20, 2015 . . . Ma Nature is stirring up some more bad weather and with that in mind management at Grandview Speedway has rescheduled their Season Pass-Reserve Your Seat Day to Sunday, March 22, 1 p.m.                 With weather conditions expected to be questionable for the originally scheduled Saturday, March 21st date management felt it best to make the change and not create any safety issues for the fans.                 Season Pass-Reserve Your Seat Day gives fans who have purchased season passes or are…

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Free to the Public Practice Set at Grandview Speedway for March 28

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA March 19, 2015 . . . The weather has shown some improvement and that means the Free-To-The-Public practice session is set to take place at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway on Saturday, March 28th starting at noon.                 Racers from all forms of racing are welcome to participate the afternoon sessions that will give all racers ample time to test and tune the new equipment they will be using for the 2015 season.                 Practice day gives fans a great opportunity to see what their favorite racers will be using in competition during the new season. And it is…

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO SING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AT GRANDVIEW?

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA March 12, 2015 . . . Wanted, a few good singers. Grandview Speedway is looking for singers that would like to sing the National Anthem at Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing events during the 2015 season.                 "In recent years we have relied heavily on the talents of Keith Gerhart to sing the National Anthem and he has done a wonderful job," said track marketing manager Ernie Saxton. "However with his tight schedule we want to welcome others to showcase their talents to the thousands of fans that attend the Saturday night racing events."                 Interested parties,…

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GRANDVIEW MANAGEMENT ADDRESSES TIRE SITUATION, SEASON GETS GREEN ON MARCH 28

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA March 6, 2015 . . . There seems to have been some confusion amongst racers planning to race at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway this season regarding the use of correct tires.                 Effective immediately racers will be permitted to use BGP stamped American Racer tires that they have on hand. Once their supply of BGP stamped tires is exhausted racers will be required to use only American Racer tires that carry the “GVIEW” stamp.                 Grandview management has told tire suppliers that effective immediately only “GVIEW” stamped American Racer tires should be sold to racers planning to use…

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WEATHER CONDITIONS FORCE POSTPONEMENT OF SEASON PASS DAY AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA March 5, 2015 . . . Inclement weather has created hazardous conditions at Grandview Speedway that force track management to postpone the “Season Pass Day” that had been planned for Saturday, March 7th. “Season Pass Day” will now take place on Saturday, March 21st at 1 p.m. This day gives fans who have purchased a season pass for 2015 to come out to the speedway and pick out a reserved seat that will be for their use for every Saturday racing event April through the season ending with the Freedom 76 in September. Fans who have not purchased…

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WILL THERE BE A NEW NASCAR 358 MODIFIED CHAMPION AT GRANDVIEW? TITLES ARE OPEN FOR LATE MODEL AND SPORTSMAN DIVISION

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA February 27, 2015 . . . In the last 15 years of NASCAR 358 Modified stock car racing at Grandview Speedway there have been three different champions. The title during those years has been shared by three of the very best dirt track stock car racing talents with Jeff Strunk grabbing the champion’s loot 10 times, Craig VonDohren (the all-time leading feature winner) has been champion three times and Duane Howard has topped the final point standings twice.                 Fan interest is running high as opening night is just four weeks away. Will there be someone new taking…

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Regular Event Admission Prices Remain The Same, Grandview Remains a Part of the Rich American Cup Championship All Racrs Need to Use Grandview Stamped American Racer Tires

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA February 12, 2015 . . . There will be no increase in admission prices for the regular Saturday night NASCAR sanctioned stock car racing events at Grandview Speedway this season. Good news for the many fans that support auto racing at the popular racing facility now headed into its 53rd season of racing. Adult admission for regular shows, featuring the 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman stock cars, will remain at $15 for adults. Youngsters 11 and under will be admitted free for the regular shows. Pit passes, for those with a NASCAR license, will be available…

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Reserve Your Seat at Grandview Speedway on March 7th; Sponsorship and Ad Opportunities Remain Available for 2015 Season

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  BECHTELSVILLE, PA February 7, 2015 . . . The groundhog may have seen his shadow and that means six more weeks of winter but it also means spring is not far off and with it comes the auto racing season.                 Fans who have purchased season tickets for the 2015 Saturday night season at Grandview are now invited to come out to the track on Saturday, March 7th at 1 p.m. to pick their reserved seat which is part of their season ticket package.                 The Saturday night season ticket, in addition to the guaranteed reserved seat, covers every…

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RCN-TV to Televise Saturday Night Stock Car Races at Grandview Speedway

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RCN-TV RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY FOR 15TH STRAIGHT SEASON OF TV COVERAGE OF SATURDAY NIGHT RACING ACTION BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 28, 2015 . . . For the 15th straight season Lehigh Valley, PA’s RCN-TV will offer television coverage of six dates of NASCAR sanctioned Saturday night stock car racing at Grandview Speedway. The coverage, shown on a delayed basis, will be broken up into two programs. Qualifying heat racing action will be included in one show and the feature races for the NASCAR 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and BRC Late Models will be shown in a second show. Each show will…

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VP Racing Fuels Returns to Grandview Speedway as Contingency Award Sponsor

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 25, 2015 . . . . Racers at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway that use VP race gasoline will be able to earn some great benefits based on a program announced by track operators, the Rogers family, and VP Racing Fuels. Again this year, as in 2014, the top finishing racer in each of the three NASCAR divisions racing at Grandview each Saturday night will earn product awards. For the 358 Modifieds there is a $150 product award for the top finishing racer that can show he has used VP race gasoline, had VP decals clearly visible on…

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T.P. Trailers Returns as a Major Sponsor at Grandview Speedway for 2015

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Bechtelsville, PA January 14, 2015 . . . For the fourth consecutive season T.P. Trailers will return as a major sponsor at Grandview Speedway offering a $250 bonus for the winner of the Saturday night NASCAR 358 Modified feature races along with a $100 bonus to the winner of the BRC Late Model feature and NASCAR Sportsman feature race. “We are happy to be back as a sponsor at Grandview,” said Tom Perkins speaking for all the members of the T.P.Trailers team. “We have had great results from our marketing efforts at Grandview and our relationship with the Rogers family…

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Grandview Speedway’s Bruce & Teresa Rogers Earn Nat’l Promoters Award

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY’S BRUCE AND TERESA ROGERS SELECTED AS 2014 AUTO RACING PROMOTER OF THE YEAR IN THE EASTERN REGION FOR THE FIFTH TIME BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 8, 2015 . . . Auto racing promoters from across the country have, for the fifth time, named Bruce and Teresa Rogers, along with their family members, as 2014 Auto Racing Promoter of the Year in the Eastern region. The Rogers family has owned and operated the award winning NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway located in Bechtelsville, PA for 53 years. As the Eastern region award winner the Rogers family is now in the running…

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Danny Erb Returning to Nascar Modified Action at Grandview Speedway

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THE FAMOUS “ERB” NAME WILL ONCE AGAIN BE PART OF THE SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING ACTION AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 4, 2015 . . . The Erb Family has been an important part of the history of motorsports at Grandview Speedway. The late Mike Erb was a speedway legend having won the track championship in 1973, the Freedom 76 in 1974 and 14 feature events. Donny Erb raced at Grandview for a number of years and was a 6 feature winner including a win in the 1995 Freedom 76 Classic. And for quite a few years…

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Crate Engine Program in Place for Sportsman & Late Models at Grandview

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 3, 2015 . . . In an effort to cut the expenses for NASCAR Late Model and Sportsman racers at Grandview Speedway promoter Bruce Rogers has announced the availability of GM604 and GM 602 crate engines. The engines develop 400 horsepower @5500 RPM, 400FT/LBS of torque @4500 RPM. The weight advantage for the crate engine is 2375 pounds for the crate Sportsman while the standard Sportsman will carry 2450 pounds. In the Late Models the crate Late Model will carry 2250 pounds compared to 2350 for the standard Late Model. Making the crate engine even more attractive…

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Grandview Speedway Announces Busy Schedule of Events for 2015

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 2, 2015 . . . Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing will once again be the mainstay of a busy schedule of auto racing announced by track owner Bruce Rogers for his Grandview Speedway. The very popular one-third-mile, clay banked oval will kick off the 53rd consecutive season of auto racing on Saturday, March 28th with a free-to-the-public practice session that has a 12 noon starting time. Once again the award winning racing facility will offer a very busy schedule that includes quite a variety of events including the standard Saturday night NASCAR Modifieds, Late Models and…

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Season Passes Now Available for 2015 Saturday Night Events at Grandview

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SEASON PASSES AVAILABLE FOR 53RD SEASON OF AUTO RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY BECHTELSVILLE, PA December 2, 2014 . . . Looking for that special gift for that special race fan on your Christmas shopping list? Or perhaps you are just looking to make yourself happy with a great gift. A season pass for every Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing event at Grandview Speedway during the 2015 season may be just the gift you are looking for. The Bechtelsville, PA one-third-mile, banked clay oval will be presenting its 53rd consecutive season of auto racing under the promotion of the Rogers…

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Strunk, Howard, Umbenhauer and Stoudt Earn Honors at Grandview Awards Banquet

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                STRUNK, HOWARD, UMBENHAUER AND STOUDT EARN HONORS AT 52ND GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY AWARDS BANQUET GILBERTSVILLE, PA NOVEMBER 15, 2014 . . .  Champions and other outstanding performers were honored at the 52nd annual Grandview Speedway Awards Banquet held at the Gilbertsville Fire Co. Social Hall on Saturday night with a large turnout of competitors and fans on hand. For the 10th time in his long storied career Jeff Strunk was able to claim the NASCAR Whelen All American Series 358 Modified title while Jared Umbenhauer was honored as a three time NASCAR Sportsman…

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Wingless 600cc Sprints to Play Big Part in Fall Jamboree At Grandview

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Wingless 600cc Sprints Will Be Big Part of Fall Jamboree At Grandview On November 1st & 2nd Myerstown, PA - With fans and competitors now in full withdrawal because they're missing the incredible racing that takes place at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds, the management and staff of the Berks County oval are taking their show on the road... Saturday and Sunday, November 1st and 2nd, co-promoters Rich Tobias and Doug Rose will present the Fall Jamboree - their version of Champions Weekend, where National champs will be crowned in the USAC SpeedSTR and All Star…

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Fall Jamboree to Crown Champions at Grandview November 1-2

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Fall Jamboree to Crown Speedway Entertainment Champions at Grandview Speedway on November 1st and 2nd Grandview Speedway will be hosting the 2014 Fall Jamboree on November 1st and 2nd, that will crown the champions of the SpeedSTR, All Star Slingshot and Junior Slingshot classes. The events are under the promotion of Speedway Entertainment. The SpeedSTR 2013 National Champion, Freddie Rahmer,Jr., moved to the 410 sprint cars for 2014 so the title is up for grabs with 2012 champion, Maxime Plante currently atop the point standings with sister, Josianne, residing in second. The American contingent is led right now by 2014…

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NASCAR Champions to be Honored at Grandview Banquet

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STRUNK, HOWARD, STOUDT AND UMBENHAUER TO BE HONORED AT 52ND ANNUAL GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY AWARDS BANQUET BECHTELSVILLE, PA October 10, 2014 . . . Most racers would be happy to win one track championship. Jeff Strunk will be honored at the 52nd Annual Grandview Speedway Awards Banquet on Saturday, November 15th for winning his 10th NASCAR Whelen All American Series 358 Modified track championship. And it is pretty much a given that he will be shooting for number eleven when the season gets started in April, 2015. The 2014 title is worth well over $10,000 for Strunk and his car owner…

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Freedom 76 Field at Grandview Keeps Getting Bigger

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THE FREEDOM 76 FIELD OF ENTRIES JUST KEEPS GETTING BETTER; MIKE MAHANEY, JERRY HIGBIE, ANTHONY PERREGO AND RICK LAUBACH SIGN ON FOR $25,000 TO WIN AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 17, 2014 . . . With just three days to go the field of entries is just getting better and better for the 44th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Stock Car Classic set for Grandview Speedway this Saturday, September 20th, 7 p.m. Three more New York racing talents Anthony Perrego, Jerry Higbie and Mike Mahaney have added their names to other New York racers planning to compete in the $25,000…

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Grandview’s Freedom 76 Postponed Until September 20

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44th ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 AT GRANDVIEW POSTPONED UNTIL SEPT. 20 DUE TO RAIN AND MORE RAIN TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW FOR NOVEMBER 15TH CHAMPIONS BANQUET BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 13, 2014 . . . Rain and more rain and no relief in sight forced track owner Bruce Rogers to postpone his biggest event of the season, the 44th annual Freedom 76 Modified Classic at Grandview Speedway, until Saturday, September 20. The race pays $25,000 to the winner and offers almost $60,000 in total prize money plus lap money and other perks. "We had been pretty fortunate and only lost a…

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Freedom 76 Classic Set for September 20 at Grandview

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44TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED STOCK CAR CLASSIC GOES OFF ON SEPT. 20 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, SEPT. 27 RAIN DATE SET BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 14, 2014 . . . With rain wiping out the date originally scheduled for the 44th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Stock Car Classic at Grandview Speedway, the granddaddy of modified classics has been scheduled for Saturday, September 20 with racing, featuring many of the top names in dirt track stock car racing, set to start at 7 p.m. "Though we will lose a couple of drivers that had other events on their schedule we anticipate that…

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Sheppard, Bachetti, Friesen Set for Grandview’s Freedom 76

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NEW YORK STANDOUTS HEADED TO GRANDVIEW TO TRY FOR THE $25,000 FIRST PLACE MONEY IN THE 44TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED STOCK CAR CLASSIC ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 16, 2014 . . . Outstanding New York racers Matt Sheppard, Andy Bachetti and Stewart Friesen will be part of the 44th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Classic at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, September 20th. All three drivers have been consistent performers this season on New York dirt tracks and will offer tough competition for the track regulars. The $25,000 to win Classic will get the green flag at 7…

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Umbenhauer & Bright Win Grandview Prelude to ’76 Features

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JARED UMBENHAUER AND BRENDEN BRIGHT BIG WINNERS ON PRELUDE TO THE FREEDOM 76 NIGHT BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 13, 2014 . . . Three-time Grandview Speedway Sportsman champion Jared Umbenhauer and ARDC Midget driver Brenden Bright, both, took full advantage of the race leader having misfortune, as both took over the number one position at that point and went on to capture victories at Grandview Speedway Friday night in the first annual Prelude to the 76'er doubleheader. The win by the 22-year-old Umbenhauer was his twelfth of the season at the high-banked third-mile clay oval in, paying $1,500 to the Richland,…

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$25,000 to Win Freedom 76 at Grandview Speedway

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TWO BIG EVENTS OF RACING TOPPED BY $25,000 TO WIN FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED CLASSIC SET FOR SEPT. 12-13 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Advance tickets for Freedom 76 available on Friday night at track. BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 8, 2014 . . . Many of the best known names in dirt track Modified stock car racing are planning to compete for a starting spot in the $25,000 to win 44th Annual Freedom 76 Classic at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, September 13th at 7 p.m. And fans will be able to get warmed up for the Saturday action with a first time Friday night…

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Nascar Championships to be Decided at Grandview Speedway

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THE NASCAR CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE DECIDED AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY                 FREEDOM 76, $25,000 TO WIN, SET FOR SEPT. 13, MIDGETS AND SPORTSMAN SEPT. 12 BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 4, 2014 . . . Nine time NASCAR Whelen All American Series 358 Modified racer Jeff Strunk has nine championships at Grandview Speedway and Duane Howard has five. Each of these great Modified racing talents wants to add another title at the end of racing on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway. The Green Lane Wm. Penn/Four Star Lettering tripleheader show set for Saturday at 7:30 p.m. will feature the NASCAR 358 Modifieds,…

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Perks Added to Freedom 76 Classic at Grandview Speedway

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VP FUELS, BOBBY GUNTHER WALSH, AREA AUTO RACING NEWS AND MOTORSPORTS 2014 ADD PERKS TO FREEDOM 76 CLASSIC AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 5, 2014 . . . There will be $25,000 waiting for the winner of the Freedom 76 Modified Classic at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, September 13th. In addition there will be extra cash and perks for the winner and others competing in the 76-lap event on the Berks County one-third-mile, banked clay oval. The event is expected to attract many of the top names in the dirt track modified stock car racing to participate. Racing action…

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Rain Wipes Out Final Point Race of the Season at Grandview

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RAIN WIPES OUT FINAL POINT RACE OF THE SEASON AT GRANDVIEW BIG DOUBLEHEADER WEEKEND OF RACING SET FOR SEPT. 12-13 TOPPED BY $25,000 TO WIN FREEDOM 76 CLASSIC BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 6, 2014 . . . Rain brought an end to the NASCAR point battles at Grandview Speedway as the Saturday night tripleheader sponsored by Green Lane Wm Penn/Four Star Lettering was canceled and will not be rescheduled. "With the lateness of the season and so many special events being planned for other area tracks we just cannot come up with a suitable date," said track owner Bruce Rogers. "It…

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