VON DOHREN AND BRIGHTBILL CONTINUE TO SET PACE IN GRANDVIEW NASCAR POINTS

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VON DOHREN AND BRIGHTBILL CONTINUE TO SET PACE IN GRANDVIEW NASCAR POINTS

TRIPLEHEADER ACTION RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW SATURDAY, ENDUROS ON FRIDAY

Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway

Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com

BECHTELSVILLE, PA JULY 23, 2019 . . . Will he win his 11th NASCAR Modified title? That is the question being asked by many as Craig Von Dohren continues to set the pace in the Grandview Speedway T.P.Trailers NASCAR Modified point standings. And in the T.P.Truck Equipment NASCAR Sportsman point battle Brad Brightbill is on top of the standings.

Von Dohren, a ten time champion, has 3043 points and is being challenged by five time champion and fellow Oley, PA resident Duane Howard who has 2887 counters. In third spot is Brett Kressley with 2675 tallies followed by Rick Laubach with 2655 and Saturday night feature winner Doug Manmiller with 2580 counters.

Sportsman point leader Brightbill has 2425 points followed closely by Brad Grim with 2368. Past champion Brian Hirthler is third with 2307. Saturday night winner Kyle Lilick is fourth with 2202 points while fifth in the standings is held by Mark Kemmerer with 2060.

With 12 races completed there have been 53 racers take part in the Modified events while 43 have run in the Sportsman division.

Coming up on the schedule on Friday, July 26th is Big Car Enduro action along with Small Car Enduro, Junkyard Car Race, Outlaw 4×4 Trucks and the Blast From the Past Vintage racers. It all gets started at 7 p.m.

And on Saturday, July 27th, 7:30 p.m. another tripleheader show of racing action that features the T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds, T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman and the return of the Central PA Legends racers for a second appearance.

The Low Down and Dirty Meet & Greet, taking place at 5 p.m. on Saturday, will feature Modified ace Jared Umbenhauer and Sportsman racer Nate Brinker.

This weekend’s Saturday racing action will be covered by RCN-TV with a full show of coverage being shown on Tuesday and Friday night. The coverage will be offered for August 3rd and the Forrest Rogers Memorial Classic set for Saturday, August 10. Fans in the Boyertown area can also see the full show coverage on Comcast. This is the 19th year of RCN being involved at Grandview and it gives the racers and their sponsors’ great exposure.

One of the biggest and most popular events of the season is set for Saturday, August 10th when the annual Forrest Rogers Memorial, a 50 lapper for the NASCAR Modifieds, is presented. The memorial is run in memory of the man who built the speedway with the support of his son, the late Brice Rogers. The Sportsman will be part of the big event also.

And a reminder that lap sponsorships are available for just $20 for the Freedom 76 Classic set for September 21st. Telephone Ernie Saxton at 215.752.7797 or reach out to esaxton144@aol.com. At the track see Tina Rogers or Tommy Kramer.

Information on racing at Grandview Speedway is available at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or telephone 610.754.7688.

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

MODIFIEDS AS OF JULY 20, 2019

  1. Craig Von Dohren, Oley, PA #1C 3043***
  2. Duane Howard, Oley, PA #66/357H 2887**
  3. Brett Kressley, Orefield, PA #19K 2675**
  4. Rick Laubach, Hellertown, PA #7L 2655
  5. Doug Manmiller, Shoemakersville, PA #44M 2580*
  6. Jared Umbenhauer, Richland, PA #19/1H 2377
  7. Kyle Weiss, Hamburg, PA #21K 2280
  8. Kevin Hirthler, Boyertown, PA #117 2259
  9. Jeff Strunk, Boyertown, PA #126 2227***
  10. Frank Cozze, Wind Gap, PA #4 2034
  11. Alex Yankowski, Covington Twp., PA #84Y 1960
  12. Louden Reimert, Oley, PA #16 1942
  13. Ryan Grim, Laury’s Station, PA #17 1905
  14. Tim Buckwalter, Douglassville, PA #23X 1838
  15. Craig Whitmoyer, Hamburg, PA #99 1764
  16. Mike Lisowski, Minersville, PA #15 1757
  17. Danny Erb, Boyertown, PA #44 1494
  18. Clay Butler, Bloomsbury, NJ #4B 1485
  19. Briggs Danner, Allentown, PA #6/78D 1312
  20. Ray Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA#33 1300
  21. Dan Waisempacher, Springtown, PA #01 1292
  22. Kenny Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #OG7/14 1226
  23. Ron Kline, Salford, PA #355 1137
  24. Brett Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #7 1111
  25. Justin Grim, Orefield, PA #611/61 1038
  26. Dylan Swinehart, Fleetwood, PA #81 946*
  27. Ryan Lilick, Collegeville, PA #49 921
  28. Jordan Henn, Kutztown, PA #77H 920
  29. Joe Funk, Coopersburg, PA #14RR 920
  30. Kory Fleming, Milford, NJ #704 780 UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

SPORTSMAN AS OF JULY 20, 2019

  1. Brad Brightbill, Sinking Springs, PA #19 2425***
  2. Brad Grim, Coplay, PA #13 2368
  3. Brian Hirthler, Green Lane, PA #4/117 2301*
  4. Kyle Lilick, Collegeville, PA #104 2202*
  5. Mark Kemmerer, Green Lane, PA, PA #F10 2060
  6. Kyle Smith, Fleetwood, PA #77 1993
  7. Brad Arnold, Bethel, PA #830 1971
  8. Dean Bachman, Emmaus, PA #65 1929
  9. Jack Butler, Phillipsburg, NJ #5 1923*
  10. Brandon Edgar, Lehighton, PA #57 1676*
  11. Andrew Kreis, Boyertown, PA #6K 1641
  12. Ryan Beltz, Barton, PA #221 1310
  13. Mike Mammana, Nazareth, PA #31 1237
  14. Nate Brinker, Allentown, PA #14 1216
  15. Nathan Mohr, East Greenville, PA #17M 1166*
  16. Jesse Landis Gilbertsville, PA #976 1122
  17. Lex Shive, Pennsburg, PA #5K 1099
  18. Derrick Smith, Telford, PA#20 1092*
  19. Parker Guldin, Fleetwood, PA #11 954*
  20. Tom Miller, Gilbertsville, PA #77T 899*
  21. Andy Clemmer, Bechtelsville PA #127 888
  22. Josh Adams, Douglassville, PA #44A 885
  23. Kenny Bock, Birdsboro, PA #6 839
  24. Scott Kohler, Boyertown, PA #12S 754
  25. Aaron Bowes, Nazareth, PA #4 714
  • denotes feature win (Feature wins listed are only for those that are NASCAR point events.)

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