T.P.TRUCK EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN IN $2K TO WIN FIRECRACKER 40 THIS SATURDAY AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY
Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway
Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com
BECHTELSVILLE, PA JULY 3, 2019 . . . NASCAR stock car racing returns to Grandview Speedway on Saturday night, July 6th, the T.P.Truck Equipment NASCAR Sportsman in the spotlight with the running of the Firecracker 40 that will reward the winner with $2,000. Current point leader Brian Hirthler will lead a large field of Sportsman racing talents as they first work to earn a starting spot in the main event and second to earn the feature win.
Other top Sportsman talents hoping to make the 40-lapper include Brad Brightbill, Brad Grim, Brad Arnold, and a host of others. A full slate of qualifying races will decide who gets to race for the $2,000.
Also in action as part of the doubleheader show will be the T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds. Current point leader Craig Von Dohren, a ten time NASCAR track champion, will be looking to capture the win in the 30-lap main event and increase his point lead as he chases his 11th NASCAR track title. Chasing Von Dohren for the title is five time champion Duane Howard, recent Thunder on the Hill feature winner Jeff Strunk, Rick Laubach and others.
Admission for the doubleheader show, featuring qualifying events and two features, is $22 for adults and $5 for youngsters 6 through 11. Kids under 6 are admitted free. Fans are invited to arrive early for the Low Down and Dirty Meet & Greet that gets started at 5 p.m. Modified racer Louden Reimert and Sportsman driver Mike Koffel will be there to sign autographs and meet the fans.
On Saturday, July 13th the popular Hatfield Quality Meats Night will be presented. The 7:30 p.m. tripleheader will feature the NASCAR 358 Modifieds, NASCAR Sportsman and the Blast from the Past Vintage racers.
And on the 20th of the month the always popular and exciting United Racing Club Sprint cars will be part of a tripleheader show being sponsored by T.P.Trailers and Truck Equipment. The NASCAR 358 Modifieds and Sportsman will make up the balance of the tripledecker show.
Friday, July 26th will have the Outlaw Enduros and Blast from the Past Vintage Racers in action. Included in the night of action will be a 75-lap for Big Cars, 75-laps for Small Cars, Junkyard Car feature 50-laps and a 20-lap main event for the Vintage Racers. A rare Friday appearance. Racing will start at 7 p.m.
Another tripleheader card of racing will see the Central Penna. Legends Cars return for their second appearance of the season on July 27th. The NASCAR 358 Modifieds and Sportsman will make up the balance of the action.
And closing out the month on Tuesday, July 30th, will be the Thunder on the Hill Series featuring national travelers United States Auto Club Midgets along with the 358 Modifieds
Information on racing at Grandview Speedway can be had at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or telephone 610.754.7688.