SPRINTS, VINTAGE RACERS, SPORTSMAN AND MODIFIEDS ON SATURDAY AT GRANDVIEW
Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway
Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com
BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 29, 2018 . . . Saturday night racing action at Grandview Speedway will feature some exciting Sprint car racing as part of the big four division show of racing presented by Bechtelsville Car Wash. The Delaware Auto Exchange Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series (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 the action with Jeff Strunk and Craig Von Dohren close, very close, behind. Sportsman stock cars and the always popular Blast from the Past Vintage cars will make up the balance of the exciting night of racing action.
A stellar field of Sprinters, a mixture of rising young talents and skilled veterans, will 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, based on an 18-car starting field, 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 for 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 Mahaney and Chris Esposito, Sportsman racer Joe Funk and MASS Sprint racer John Yanek. 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 on Saturday, June 30th will be $18 while youngsters under 12 are admitted free. There is free parking on the grounds of the speedway.
Sneaking in on Tuesday, July 3rd, 7:30 p.m. is the Thunder on the Hill Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek 410 Sprints along with the 358 Modifieds. Many of the top 410 Sprint racers in the area will be in action along with a few national talents such as NASCAR Cup ace Kyle Larson.
For full information check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or telephone 610.754.7688.