FOUR DIVISIONS OF RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY

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FOUR DIVISIONS OF RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY INCLUDING MODIFIEDS, SPORTSMAN, VINTAGE RACERS AND MID ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES SPONSORED BY BECHTELSVILLE CAR WASH

FIRECRACKER 40 FOR LATE MODELS SET FOR JULY 7, $1200 TO WIN, $200 TO TAKE GREEN

LATEST NASCAR POINT STANDINGS SHOW GULAR, REIMERT AND SNYDER ON TOP

Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway

Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com

BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 25, 2018 . . . Sprint car racing will be part of the big four division show of racing presented by Bechtelsville Car Wash on Saturday, June 30th at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway. The MASS 305 Sprinters will be making their first appearance of the season on the one-third-mile, banked clay oval with racing action getting the green flag at 7:30 p.m.

The battle for the NASCAR T.P.Trailers 358 Modified championship will continue with point leader Mike Gular leading action. Sportsman stock cars and Blast from the Past Vintage cars will make up the balance of the exciting night of racing action.

Four feature winner Austin Bishop is expected to lead a stellar field of Sprint car racing talents including Mark Bitner, Tim Tanner Jr., Ryan Stillwagon, Rick Stief, and a host of others. The Sprinters run in a full series of qualifying events topping off their night with a 20-lap main event.

Late Models will not be a part of the Saturday night action but will be featured in the annual Firecracker 40 on Saturday, July 7th. That event will also include the T.P.Trailers Modifieds and Sportsman. The Late Models will race for $1,200 to win with $200 to take the green. LATE MODEL VISITORS can obtain a temporary NASCAR license for just $25 that is good for 3 weeks. Only one American Racer tire is needed and that is on the right rear for the feature event. Tire compounds are 44/48/50.

Adult admission of the Firecracker 40 is $20 with youngsters 6 thru 11 paying just $5. Kids under 6 are admitted FREE.

Fans are invited on Saturday to visit the Low Down & Dirty Internet Radio Show’s Meet and Greet that will feature Modified racers Mike Mahney and Chris Esposito, Sportsman racer Joe Funk and an unnamed MASS Sprint racer. The Meet and Greet takes place near the main entrance and starts at 5 p.m.

Adult admission for this special night of racing action will be $18 while youngsters under 12 being admitted free. There is free parking on the grounds of the speedway.

Latest NASCAR point standings show that Mike Gular is still on top of the T.P.Trailers 358 Modified standings after six nights of racing. Gular has 1688 points, just 10 points ahead of Jeff Strunk who has 1678. Third is Craig Von Dohren with 1659. In the Sportsman standings rising young star Louden Reimert is in front with 1272 followed by Brad Grim at 1248 and Craig Whitmoyer with 1204. And in the Late Models Danny Snyder continues to lead the standings with 1083, Lou Egrie has 1014 and Saturday’s feature winner Kyle Merkel is third with 989.

For up to date information check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or telephone 610.754.7688.

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

MODIFIEDS AS OF JUNE 23, 2018

1. Mike Gular, Boyertown, PA #2 1688

2. Jeff Strunk, Pottstown, PA #126 1678**

3. Craig VonDohren, Oley, PA #1C 1659*

4. Brett Kressley, Orefield, PA #19B 1583**

5. Duane Howard, Oley, PA #66/357H 1532

6. Frank Cozze, Wind Gap, PA #4 1348

7. Kevin Hirthler, Boyertown, PA #117 1131

8. Ryan Lilick, Collegeville, PA #49 1094

9. Doug Manmiller, Shoemakersville, PA #44M 1024

10. Ryan Grim, Laury’s Station, PA #17 1004

11. Justin Grim, Orefield, PA #611 909

12. Kyle Weiss, Hamburg, PA #21K 886

13. Clay Butler, Bloomsbury, NJ #48 857

14. Kenny Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #M7 842

15. Tim Buckwalter, Douglassville, PA #23X 812

16. Jared Umbenhauer, Richland, PA #19 698

17. Eric Biehn, Barto, PA #87 688

18. Steve Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA #942 653

19. Dan Waisempacher, Springtown, PA #01 598

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

21. Mike Mahaney,  King Ferry, NY #14 508

22. Bobby Trapper, Jr., Scranton, PA #2T 503

23. Joe Fanelli, Exton, PA #22 482

24. John Willman, Birdsboro, PA #74W 477

25. Ron Kline, Salford, PA #3 467

26. Brett Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #7 461

27. Mike Kellner, Lansdale, PA #57 449

28. Bobby Gunther Walsh, Allentown, PA #1 440

29. Danny Erb, Boyertown, PA #44 437

30. Briggs Danner, Allentown, PA #6 434

Also a feature winner Ryan Watt *

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 23, 2018

1. Louden Reimert, Oley, PA #58 1272

2. Brad Grim, Coplay, PA #23 1248*

3. Craig Whitmoyer, Hamburg, PA #99 1204

4. Brad Brightbill, Sinking Springs, PA #19 1188

5. Dylan Swinehart, Fleetwood, PA #38 1079

6. Mike Lisowski, Minersville, PA #15 951

7. Brad Arnold, Sinking Spring, PA #830 920*

8. Brian Hirthler, Green Lane, PA #4* 909*

9. Kyle Lilick, Collegeville, PA #104 891**

10. Jim Houseworth, Reigelsville, PA #72 820

11. Joe Funk, Coopersburg, PA #14F 806

12. Mark Kemmerer, Green Lane, PA , PA #F10 796

13. Jack Butler, Phillipsburg, NJ #5 767

14. Jesse Landis Gilbertsville, PA #976 717

15. Kenny Bock, Birdsboro, PA#6 663

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

17. Ryan Beltz, Barto, PA #221 631

18. Kurt Bettler Hellertown, PA #54 625

19. Andrew Kreis, Boyertown, PA #6K 514

20. Ryan Higgs, Nazareth, PA #16 510

Also Feature Winner: Nathan Mohr*

* denotes feature win

(Feature wins listed are only those that are NASCAR point events.)

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