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NEWS FROM ROGERS FAMILY GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, Bechtelsville, PA

Presenting Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing plus a variety of special events. Our 58th consecutive season.

Track office: General Manager: Tina Rogers@ 610.754.7688 - Public relations: Ernie Saxton: Email: Esaxton144@aol.com – Cell phone: 267.934.7286

Results by Vicki Gehris
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BRETT KRESSLEY SCORES BIGGEST WIN OF HIS CAREER AT GRANDVIEW WITH $10,000 PAYDAY IN 50TH ANNUAL FORREST ROGERS MEMORIAL; KYLE LILICK POSTS SPORTSMAN FEATURE VICTORY

BECHTELSVILLE, PA. August 2, 2020 . . . Brett Kressley has been having his share of dismal outings at Grandview Speedway this season with his best finish being a fourth place last week. Saturday night “The Threat” turned the tables and went home $10,000 richer by being the first to reach the checkered in the 50th anniversary edition of the Forrest Rogers Memorial the race in honor of the man who founded the track in 1963.

Standing in victory lane after winning the T.P. Trailers Modified NASCAR Advanced Auto Parts event, an emotional Kressley “who commented he used his head,” dedicated the win to his grandfather Willard to whom he was very close and had passed away a few weeks ago. He thanked everyone that helped put the Kressley Auto/Truck Sales No. 19K in the winner’s circle for his first triumph of the current campaign and earn the biggest win of his career.

Kyle Lilick also collected his season first win in the T.P. Truck Equipment NASCAR Sportsman 25-lap feature for his fifth career win at the track.

Providing the feature winners met the necessary requirements, they received monetary awards from T.P. Trailers and a certificate from VP Fuels for product awards. The Dan’s Deli ½-way hoagie award recipients were Kressley and Lilick. Jesse Leiby earned an extra $100 bonus from the track for being the highest crate engine finisher.

Both divisions are part of the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series made up of tracks across the nation.

At the drop of the green by starter Ray Kemp in the Modified main event, second place starter Kenny Gilmore shot past polesitter Carroll Hine III to take the early lead.

Dicing for positions behind Gilmore were Hine III, Brad Grim, Colt Harris and Ryan Watt.

The first yellow was out on the third lap when some of the front runners were shuffling positions making contact and through it Rick Laubach found himself in the homestretch wall. Laubach was not happy with the turn of events and left the driver that he felt initiated the incident know it since he was out of competition for the night. Ryan Grim was also a victim and out of the race. Gilmore held his own on the restart, but now Watt was in the runner-up position with Kressley right behind pressuring.

Watt became the new leader on the eighth lap and two laps later Kressley was second putting his bids in for first.

Mike Gular, already a feature winner this year, slowed in the second turn with a flat tire and rejoined the action after a quick pit stop. At the same time defending point champion and 2019 race winner Duane Howard was sent pit side with a broken shock tower. He returned, but was sent back in since it was not fixed to specifications since a driver cannot run with any front end suspension issues. When action resumed Kressley outgunned Watt to take control and show the way for the others.

By the 17th circuit lapped cars were causing the top five that were comprised of Kressley, Watt, Craig Von Dohren, Jeff Strunk and Doug Manmiller to use heads ups driving so as not to make contact with any of them as it got tricky at times.

Von Dohren cleared Watt on the 24th lap and set sail after Kressley with Watt, Strunk and Manmiller in tow.

The top five remained consistent as the race progressed, but they were all after Kressley, who was up to lapping some of the top ten cars.

It appeared Kressley got the monkey off his back and pulled into the winner’s circle for his 13th career win which he proved to be a lucky one, trailed by Von Dohren, Strunk, Watt, Manmiller, Jared Umbenhauer, Kyle Weiss and Craig Whitmoyer, the last car on the lead lap; Louden Reimert and Kenny Gilmore, who were both a lap down.

Watt, Kevin Hirthler, last week’s race winner; Ryan Lilick and Ryan Grim won the heats. Consies were won by Justin Grim and Craig Whitmoyer.

Two false starts hampered the beginning of the Sportsman feature, but once it did get underway rookie Decker Swinehart was the early leader with Lilick, Jesse Leiby, Dakota Kohler and Cole Stangle jockeying for positions.

Swinehart and Lilick continued to battle lap after lap and neither one gave way since they were both determined to win.

Lilick just got by Swinehart for the lead when the yellow came out for a fourth turn tangle at the ½-way mark.

With Lilick now ahead, Swinehart, Stangle, D. Kohler and Ryan Beltz diced for second through fifth and constantly swapping places back and forth.

Lilick never faltered and went on the chalk up career win number five. Swinehart crossed the line second, however, had a bitter disappointment when carburetor issues caused him to be disqualified. Stangle, Beltz, D. Kohler and Jesse Leiby were second through fifth. Rounding out the top ten were Nate Brinker, Jack Butler, Jimmy Leiby, Brian Hirthler and Brad Arnold.

Scott Kohler, Tom Miller and Bryan Rhoads were the heat winners. Brad Arnold won the consi.

The chase for the Grandview NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series championships continues next Saturday, August 8, with the T.P.Trailers Modifieds and T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman in action. A full slate of qualifying events leads up to a 30-lap feature for the Modifieds and 25-laps for the Sportsman. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. with racing action at 7:30 p.m. Adult admission is just $15 while youngsters 12 admitted FREE. Check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com for more info.

RACE RESULTS

50 TH Annual Forrest Rogers Memorial Modified Feature (50-laps): 1. Brett Kressley, 2. Craig Von Dohren, 3. Jeff Strunk, 4. Ryan Watt, 5. Doug Manmiller, 6. Jared Umbenhauer, 7. Kyle Weiss, 8. Craig Whitmoyer, 9. Louden Reimert, 10. Kenny Gilmore, 11. Justin Grim, 12. Briggs Danner, 13. Mike Gular, 14. Colt Harris, 15. Ryan Lilick, 16. Ron Kline, 17. Eric Biehn, 18. Carroll Hine III, 19. Ron Myers, 20. Brett Gilmore, 21. Joe Funk III, 22. Ron Haring Jr., 23. Kevin Hirthler, 24. Brad Grim, 25. Jorden Henn, 26. Duane Howard, 27. Rick Laubach, 28. Ryan Grim. DNQ: Darrin Schuler, John Willman, Mike Lisowski, Mark Levy, Mark Kratz, Ray Swinehart, Bobby Gunther Walsh, Dan Waisempacher, Dylan Swinehart and Mike Tyson.

T.P. Trailers Truck Equipment Sportsman Feature (25-laps): 1. Kyle Lilick, 2. Cole Stangle, 3. Ryan Beltz, 4. Dakota Kohler, 5. Jesse Leiby, 6. Nate Brinker, 7. Jack Butler, 8. Jimmy Leiby, 9. Brian Hirthler, 10. Brad Arnold, 11. Chris Esposito, 12. Kyle Smith, 13. Chuck Eckert, 14. Lex Shive, 15. Tom Miller, 16. John McGovern, 17. Brad Brightbill, 18. Kenny Bock, 19. Mark Gaugler, 20. Scott Kohler, 21. Bryan Rhoads, 22. Nathan Mohr, 23. Jesse Landis, 24. Decker Bailey. DNQ: Parker Guldin, Mark Kemmerer, B.J. Joly, Ryan Laise, Mike Mammana, Derrick Smith.

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NEWS FROM ROGERS FAMILY GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, Bechtelsville, PA

Presenting Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing plus a variety of special events. Our 58th consecutive season.

Track office: General Manager: Tina Rogers@ 610.754.7688 - Public relations: Ernie Saxton: Email: Esaxton144@aol.com – Cell phone: 267.934.7286

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DEFENDING MODIFIED CHAMPION HOWARD AND PAST SPORTSMAN CHAMPION BRIAN HIRTHLER LEAD POINT BATTLES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY; $10,000 UP FOR GRABS IN 50TH ANNUAL FORREST ROGERS MEMORIAL FOR MODIFIEDS SATURDAY NIGHT

BECHTELSVILLE, PA July 28, 2020 . . . The battle for the NASCAR T.P.Trailers Modified title is tight at Grandview Speedway with defending champion Duane Howard, without benefit of a feature win, leading the standings with 1315 points. Ten time champion Craig Von Dohren, the only driver in the top five to have a win so far this season, sits second with 1296, Doug Manmiller is third with 1259 followed by Jared Umbenhauer at 1166 and Ryan Grim sitting with 1096 counters.

All the point chasers, part of the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Racing Series, are looking forward to Saturday’s 50th Annual Forrest Rogers Memorial. The 50-lapper for Modifieds will reward the winner with $10,000 and, of course, a bunch of championship points.

The T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman will be part of the Saturday night action with point leader Brian Hirthler leading the field. The early season feature winner Hirthler has 1017 points and that gives him a 15 point edge over Brad Arnold sitting with 1002. Mark Kemmerer has tallied 963 points to hold on to third followed by Chris Esposito at 930 counters and Jack Butler earning 897 points

With just five point events completed so far because of the late season start caused by the virus issues, the season looks to be a tight battle for the championships in each division and the big bucks that wait for the title winners.

And T.P.Trailers Modified talents can’t forget the big bucks available this Saturday for competitors taking part in the Forrest Rogers Memorial. The field of entries will include popular racers such as Von Dohren, Howard, Jeff Strunk, Rick Laubach, Manmiller, Umbenhauer, John Willman, Ray Swinehart, Mike Gular, Kevin Hirthler, Craig Whitmoyer and a long list of others. And there are some outsiders expected. A full slate of qualifying events will be presented with the top performers moving on to the 50-lap Classic.

This will be the 50th annual race remembering Forrest Rogers, the man who had the idea for the speedway and was the creator. The Rogers Family carry on the operation of the track now in its 58th year.

Longtime fan Jim Gilmore has posted $200 for the leader of the 7th lap in the name of the late Charley Gilmore, a long time standout racer at Grandview and other area tracks.

An added attraction will be the Acoustic Band featuring 1973 Freedom 76 winner Roger Knappenberger and his son Pete an auto racing radio personality. The band titled Maddie-Pearl will perform in the first turn pavilion from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

And as is the norm the folks from the Low Down and Dirty Radio show will be presenting their Meet & Greet at the main gate starting at 5 p.m.

Adult admission is $25 while youngsters 6 through 11 pay just $5. And kids under 6 are admitted free. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for spectators and racing starts at 7:30 p.m. Rain date is Saturday, August 8th.

Additional information is available at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or telephone the speedway office at 610.754.7688.

The one-third-mile, banked clay track is located on Passmore Road, just off Route 100, in Bechtelsville, PA 10 miles north of Pottstown.

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR T.P.TRAILERS

MODIFIEDS AS OF JULY 28, 2020

1. Duane Howard, Oley, PA #66/357H 1315
2. Craig Von Dohren, Oley, PA #1C 1296*
3. Doug Manmiller, Shoemakersville, PA #44M 1259
4. Jared Umbenhauer, Richland, PA #19 1166
5. Ryan Grim, Laury’s Station, PA #17 1096
6. Jeff Strunk, Boyertown, PA #126 1026
7. Rick Laubach, Hellertown, PA #7L/18/14 1024
8. Craig Whitmoyer, Hamburg, PA #99 984
9. Louden Reimert, Oley, PA #16 975
10. Brett Kressley, Orefield, PA #19K 972
11. Mike Gular, Boyertown, PA #2A 866*
12. Dylan Swinehart, Fleetwood, PA #81 760*
13. Kevin Hirthler, Boyertown, PA #117 756**
14. Mike Lisowski, Minersville, PA #15 751
15. Briggs Danner, Allentown, PA #78 702
16. Ryan Lilick, Collegeville, PA #49 675
17. John Willman, Birdsboro, PA #74W 631
18. Justin Grim, Orefield, PA #61 582
19. Dan Waisempacher, Springtown, PA #01 578
20. Brad Grim, Allentown, PA #23 564
21. Ryan Watt, Boyertown, PA 14W 557
22. Kyle Weiss, Hamburg, PA #21K 522
23. Clay Butler, Bloomsbury, NJ #4B 488
24. T J Lilly, Pen Argyl, PA #17L 453
25. Ray Swinehart, Boyertown, PA #33 448
26. Ron Kline, Salford, PA #3 447
27. Eric Biehn, Barto, PA #87 440
28. Tim Buckwalter, Douglassville, PA #23X 404
29. Joe Funk, Coopersburg, PA#14R 376
30. Brett Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #7B 369

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR T.P.TRUCK EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN AS OF JULY 28, 2020

1. Brian Hirthler, Green Lane, PA #4 1017*
2. Brad Arnold, Bethel, PA #27 1002*
3. Mark Kemmerer, Green Lane, PA, #F10 963
4. Chris Esposito, Hatfield, PA #31A 930
5. Jack Butler, Phillipsburg, NJ #5 897*
6. Ryan Beltz, Barto, PA #221 872
7. Kyle Lilick, Collegeville, PA #104 743
8. Brad Brightbill, Sinking Springs, PA #19 740
9. Nate Brinker, Allentown, PA #14 728
10. Jimmy Leiby, Milford, NJ #9L 710
11. Kyle Smith, Fleetwood, PA #77 663
12. Jesse Leiby, Milford, NJ #66 641
13. Brandon Edgar, Lehighton, PA #57 586
14. Ryan Higgs, Nazareth, PA #16 474
15. Parker Guldin, Fleetwood, PA #11 427
16. Kenny Bock #6 420*
17. Mike Mammana, Nazareth, PA #31 416
18. Lex Shive, Pennsburg, PA #5K 399
19. Decker Swinehart, Fleetwood, PA #38 392
20. Derrick Smith, Fleetwood, PA #20 382
21. John McGovern #327 381
22. Dakota Kohler, Boyertown, PA #12S 370
23. Nathan Mohr, East Greenville, PA #17M 348
24. Ken Eckert Jr., Orwigsburg, PA #29 327
25. Scott Kohler, Boyertown, PA #12S 290*

* denotes feature win (Feature wins listed are only for those that are

NASCAR point events.)

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NEWS FROM ROGERS FAMILY GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, Bechtelsville, PA

Presenting Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing plus a variety of special events. Our 58th consecutive season.

Track office: General Manager: Tina Rogers@ 610.754.7688 - Public relations: Ernie Saxton: Email: Esaxton144@aol.com – Cell phone: 267.934.7286

Results by Vicki Gehris
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HIRTHLER, BOCK AND JENNINGS GAIN FEATURE WINS AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT

50TH ANNUAL FORREST ROGERS MEMORIAL SET FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 1

BECHTELSVILLE, PA. July 26, 2020 . . . All three features on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway were down-to-the-wire duals between the race winner and runner-up with close to 90 cars racing.

The T.P. Trailers Modified NASCAR Advanced Auto Parts 30-lap feature was a battle till the bitter end between Kevin Hirthler, as he became the first repeat winner in the Green Lane/Wm. Penn, Pioneer Pole Building No. 117, and defending point champion Duane Howard.

Kenny Bock took advantage to take over first in the 25-lap T.P. Truck Equipment NASCAR Sportsman feature when rookie racer Dakota Kohler went too high and hit the fourth turn wall with two laps remaining. Kohler was able to continue, but fell to third as Jesse Leiby scooted underneath for second to challenge the leader. Bock, who thanked his parents and crew for their support, was able to withstand Leiby’s moves to score his first career victory after trying so hard and leading on numerous occasions in the past to become the fifth different winner in the class this season.

Eric Jennings ducked underneath leader Joe Biasi on the 21st lap of the 25-lap Winged Super Sportsman feature and held off Biasi’s late race challenges to go on to collect the win..

Providing the Modified and Sportsman feature winners met the necessary requirements, they received monetary awards from T.P. Trailers and a certificate from VP Fuels for product awards. The Dan’s Deli ½-way hoagie award recipients were Hirthler and Kohler. Jesse Leiby earned an extra bonus from the track for being the highest crate engine finisher.

Kenny Gilmore set the pace for the first lap of the Modified feature before Hirthler, who had a dismal 20th-place finish the previous week, put the Dave George power plant, which was the sportsman car he would run on occasions with his modified engine underneath the hood, into the lead.

In a few laps Hirthler opened daylight leaving Gilmore, Ron Haring Jr. and Brett Kressley in a three-way battle for second trailed by Brad Grim and Briggs Danner.

Ryan Lilick stopped in the fourth turn on the eighth lap and the pack regrouped during the eighth lap yellow. Hirthler held his line when action resumed, but now he had to deal with Kressley, who was trying feverishly to get by him leaving no margin to error.

Back further in the pack trying to get to reel the front runners in were Gilmore, Haring and Howard.

Lapped cars later allowed Kressley and Howard to get on Hirthler’s bumper.

Fourth place runner Haring Jr. had his night end on the 23rd lap when he came to a halt in turn three for the second and final caution period. On the restart Hirthler chose the outside lane since his car was hooked up on the high lane and Howard had to deal with the inside trek. Hirthler was off and running on the restart. By this time last week’s feature winner and 2018 point champion Mike Gular joined the heated battle. Waiting in the wings for a slip up were Kressley and Rick Laubach.

Hirthler was able to keep the competition at bay to post his 14th 358 Modified victory. Coming up a half-car length short was second place finisher Howard followed by Gular, Kressley and Laubach. Ryan Grim, Jeff Strunk, Craig Von Dohren, Danner and Doug Manmiller completed the top ten.

Kressley, Danner, Gular and Gilmore won the heats. The consies were won by Manmiller and Ryan Lilick.

Bock took the early lead at the start of the Sportsman feature with pressure from Bryan Rhoads, Dakota Kohler, Derrick Smith and Dean Bachman.

It didn’t take Bock long to out distance himself while Kohler, Rhoads, Smith and Bachman tried to erase the margin.

Defending point champion Brad Brightbill spun in the second turn as his season misfortunes continued bringing out the ninth lap yellow. The restart was void when Ken Eckert Jr. hit the second turn wall. Bock led for three more laps after the restart before Kohler moved into first on the 12th circuit.

As the race progressed Kohler kept going higher getting close to the wall and with two laps remaining the inevitable occurred and he was into the fourth turn wall. He continued, but by this time Bock and Leiby were by him for first and second.

A first turn tangle between Lex Shive and Kyle Lilick set up a one-lap shoot-out. Bock knew who was behind him on the restart and didn’t hesitate when the race continued and went on to chalk up the triumph. Finishing a close second was Jesse Leiby with Kohler, third; Mark Kemmerer, fourth and Smith, fifth. Sixth through tenth were Brad Arnold, a feature race winner this year; Chris Esposito, Nate Brinker, John McGovern and Brian Hirthler.

Heats went to Rhoads, Kohler and Bock. The consi was won by Chris Esposito.

Cliff Brian was the early pacesetter of the Winged Super Sportsman feature while Rohan Beasley, Kevin Gutshall, Derek Sheaffer and Eric Jennings challenged.

Brian held onto first until the eighth lap when Biasi passed him to become the new pacesetter.

While Biasi showed the way, Brian and Jennings put on quite the shuffle for second.

With five laps to go Jennings was second making his presence known to Biasi, who was running the high groove.

Coming off the fourth turn Jennings dove underneath Biasi to take over first on the 21st lap and stayed there until he pulled in victory lane. Chasing him across were Biasi, Steve Wilbur, Brian and Brett Periogo. Gutshall, Craig Perigo, Jason Failor, John Stehman and Michael Smith finished sixth through tenth.

Beasley and Biasi won the heats.

Next Saturday night, August 1st, one of the most popular events of the season will be presented. A large field of Modified racing talents will be on hand trying for the win in the $10,000 to win 50th Annual Forrest Rogers Memorial, a 50-lapper for Modifieds. In addition the Sportsman stocks will be part of the doubleheader show.

An added attraction will be the Acoustic Band featuring 1973 Freedom 76 winner Roger Knappenberger and his son Pete an auto racing radio personality. The band titled Maddie-Pearl will perform in the first turn pavilion from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

And as is the norm the folks from the Low Down and Dirty Radio show will be presenting their Meet & Greet at the main gate starting at 5 p.m.

Adult admission is $25 while youngsters 6 through 11 pay just $5. And kids under 6 are admitted free. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for spectators and racing starts at 7:30 p.m. Rain date is Saturday, August 8th.

RACE RESULTS

T.P. Trailers Modified Feature (30-laps): 1. Kevin Hirthler, 2. Duane Howard, 3. Mike Gular, 4. Brett Kressley, 5. Rick Laubach, 6. Ryan Grim, 7. Jeff Strunk, 8. Craig Von Dohren, 9. Briggs Danner, 10. Doug Manmiller, 11. Kenny Gilmore, 12. Louden Reimert, 13. Craig Whitmoyer, 14. Mike Lisowski, 15. Ray Swinehart, 16. Jared Umbenhauer, 17. Dan Waisempacher, 18. Ryan Watt, 19. Dylan Swinehart, 20. Brad Grim, 21. Ron Haring Jr., 22. T.J. Lilly, 23. Justin Grim, 24. Joe Funk III, 25. Colt Harris, 26. Eric Biehn, 27. John Willman, 28. Ryan Lilick. DNQ: Mark Kratz, Darrin Schuler, Scott Frack, Carroll Hine III, Mary Levy Jr., Richie Hitzler, Bobby Gunther-Walsh, Ron Myers and Mike Tyson.

T.P. Trailers Truck Equipment Sportsman Feature (25-laps): 1. Kenny Bock, 2. Jesse Leiby, 3. Dakota Kohler, 4. Mark Kemmerer, 5. Derrick Smith, 6. Brad Arnold, 7. Chris Esposito, 8. Nate Brinker, 9. John McGovern, 10. Brian Hirthler, 11. Kyle Smith, 12. Jimmy Leiby, 13. Ryan Beltz, 14. Bryan Rhoads, 15. Mike Mammana, 16. Lex Shive, 17. Dylan Hoch, 18. Jack Butler, 19. Kyle Lilick, 20. Brad Brightbill, 21. Dean Bachman, 22. Nathan Mohr, 23. Cole Stangle, 24. Decker Swinehart, 25. Ken Eckert Jr. DNQ: Mike Schneck Jr., Tom Miller, B.J. Joly, Parker Guldin, Chuck Eckert, Scott Kohler, Jack Butler and Mark Gaugler.

Super Sportsman Feature (25-laps) 1. Eric Jennings, 2. Joe Biasi, 3. Steve Wilbur, 4. Cliff Brian, 5. Brett Perigo, 6. Kevin Gutshall, 7. Craig Perigo, 8. Jason Failor, 9. John Stehman, 10. Michael Smith, 11. Austin Lorah, 12. Luke Lentner, 13. Levi Hippensteel, 14. Rohan Beasley, 15. Derek Sheaffer, 16. Tom Savage. DNS: Bill Brian Jr.

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NEWS FROM ROGERS FAMILY GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, Bechtelsville, PA

Presenting Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing plus a variety of special events. Our 58th consecutive season.

Track office: General Manager: Tina Rogers@ 610.754.7688 - Public relations: Ernie Saxton: Email: Esaxton144@aol.com – Cell phone: 267.934.7286

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VON DOHREN WORKING TOWARD 11TH MODIFIED TITLE AT GRANDVIEW, BRIAN HIRTHLER LEADS SPORTSMAN POINTS

WINGLESS SUPER SPORTSMAN, MODIFIEDS AND SPORTSMAN IN TRIPLEHEADER SATURDAY

$10,000 TO WIN 50TH ANNUAL FORREST ROGERS MEMORIAL SET FOR MODIFIEDS AUGUST 1ST

BECHTELSVILLE, PA JULY 21, 2020 . . . Ten time NASCAR track Modified champion Craig Von Dohren is working toward an 11th title as he sits on top of the T.P.Trailers Modified point standings with 1058 points. In the T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman division Brian Hirthler, a past champion, is leading the standings with 857 points. Both divisions of racing are part of the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series that encompasses tracks from across the nation.

Close behind Von Dohren, one feature win to his credit, is Doug Manmiller who has 1049 counters to his credit. Duane Howard, a six time Modified kingpin and defending champion, is third with 1016 points. Jared Umbenhauer, a three time Sportsman champ, holds on to fourth with 1010 points followed by Ryan Grim with 837 points.

Close behind Hirthler in the Sportsman chase is Jack Butler with 817 tallies. Third is Brad Arnold having earned 795 points. Chris Esposito holds on to fourth at 740 counters followed by Mark Kemmerer who has earned 737 points.

There have been 44 Modified racers and 45 Sportsman talents earn points so far this season.

Wingless Super Sportsman racers will be the attraction along with the T.P.Trailers Modifieds and T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman when Grandview Speedway offers fans an exciting tripleheader show on Saturday, July 25th. And there is no increase in admission with adults paying just $15 and all under 12 being admitted free. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. and pits open at 4 p.m. Racing gets the green flag at 7:30 p.m.

The Low Down & Dirty Meet & Greet will feature Modified racer Louden Reimert and Wingless Super Sportsman drivers Steve Wilburn and Rohan Beasley. It all gets started in the front gate area at 5 p.m.

Fans attending events at Grandview are reminded to practice social distancing. Masks are recommended but not mandatory and if you are not feeling well please consider staying at home.

Coming up on Saturday, August 1st is the 50th Annual Forrest Rogers Memorial dedicated to the man who had the idea and then created the one-third-mile, clay banked speedway that has become one of the most successful weekly short tracks in the nation. Modifieds will be racing for $10,000 to win. Sportsman will be the second part of the doubleheader. Adult admission is $25, youngster 6 thru 11 pay just $5 and those under 6 are admitted free.

Long time fan Jim Gilmore has posted $200 for the leader of Lap 7 in the Rogers Memorial in the name of the late Charley Gilmore who was a standout racer at Grandview for many years.

For additional information check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or telephone 610.754.7688.

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR T.P.TRAILERS NASCAR MODIFIEDS AS OF JULY 18, 2020

1. Craig Von Dohren, Oley, PA #1C 1058*
2. Doug Manmiller, Shoemakersville, PA #44M 1049
3. Duane Howard, Oley, PA #66/357H 1016
4. Jared Umbenhauer, Richland, PA #19 1010
5. Ryan Grim, Laury’s Station, PA #17 837
6. Craig Whitmoyer, Hamburg, PA #99 798
7. Jeff Strunk, Boyertown, PA #126 780
8. Louden Reimert, Oley, PA #16 777
9. Rick Laubach, Hellertown, PA #7L/18/14 755
10. Brett Kressley, Orefield, PA #19K 692
11. Ryan Lilick, Collegeville, PA #49 645
12. Dylan Swinehart, Fleetwood, PA #81 634*
13. John Willman, Birdsboro, PA #74W 583
14. Mike Gular, Boyertown, PA #2A 576*
15. Mike Lisowski, Minersville, PA #15 574
16. Kyle Weiss, Hamburg, PA #21K 522
17. Justin Grim, Orefield, PA #61 493
18. Clay Butler, Bloomsbury, NJ #4B 488
19. Briggs Danner, Allentown, PA #78 472
20. Kevin Hirthler, Boyertown, PA #117 448
21. Ron Kline, Salford, PA #3 447
22. Brad Grim, Allentown, PA #23 447
23. Dan Waisempacher, Springtown, PA #01 438
24. Ryan Watt, Boyertown, PA 14W 420
25. Tim Buckwalter, Douglassville, PA #23X 404
26. Eric Biehn, Barto, PA #87 390
27. T J Lilly, Pen Argyl, PA #17L 363
28. Brett Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #7B 359
29. Joe Funk, Coopersburg, PA#14R 306
30. Ray Swinehart, Boyertown, PA #33 288

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR T.P. TRUCK EQUIPMENT NASCAR SPORTSMAN AS OF JULY 18, 2020

1. Brian Hirthler, Green Lane, PA #4* 857*
2. Jack Butler, Phillipsburg, NJ #5 817*
3. Brad Arnold, Bethel, PA #27 795*
4. Chris Esposito, Hatfield, PA #31A 740
5. Mark Kemmerer, Green Lane, PA, PA #F10 737
6. Ryan Beltz, Barto, PA #221 734
7. Brad Brightbill, Sinking Springs, PA #19 675
8. Kyle Lilick, Collegeville, PA #104 673
9. Brandon Edgar, Lehighton, PA #57 586
10. Jimmy Leiby, Milford, NJ #9L 570
11. Nate Brinker, Allentown, PA #14 542
12. Kyle Smith, Fleetwood, PA #77 504
13. Ryan Higgs, Nazareth, PA #16 464
14. Parker Guldin, Fleetwood, PA #11 417
15. Jesse Leiby, Milford, NJ #66 393
16. Decker Swinehart, Fleetwood, PA #38 366
17. Mike Mammana, Nazareth, PA #31 306
18. Nathan Mohr, East Greenville, PA #17M 301
19. Ken Eckert Jr., Orwigsburg, PA #29 300
20. Lex Shive, Pennsburg, PA #5K 291
21. Scott Kohler, Boyertown PA #12S 280*
22. Jesse Landis Gilbertsville, PA #973 238
23. Dean Bachman, Emmaus, PA #65 217
24. Kenny Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #7 210
25. Tom Miller, Bechtelsville, PA #77T 209

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NEWS FROM ROGERS FAMILY GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, Bechtelsville, PA

Presenting Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing plus a variety of special events. Our 58th consecutive season.

Track office: General Manager: Tina Rogers@ 610.754.7688 - Public relations: Ernie Saxton: Email: Esaxton144@aol.com – Cell phone: 267.934.7286

Results by Vicki Gehris
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GULAR, KOHLER AND CARBERRY ARE FEATURE WINNERS DURING ACTION PACKED NIGHT OF RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

BECHTELSVILLE, PA. July 19, 2020 . . . A tripleheader show of racing featuring the T.P. Trailers Modifieds and T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman, all part of the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series, along with the Victory Auto Glass United Racing Club Sprint cars gave fans plenty of racing action with close to 100 racers taking part in the Saturday night action at Grandview Speedway.

Former track Modified champion Mike Gular, winner of the 2019 Freedom 76, overtook the lead from Justin Grim on the tenth lap restart of the 30-lap Modified feature and finished comfortably ahead of runner-up Grim, who posted his best career finish. It was Gular’s first win of the year at the 1/3-mile oval and his sixth career triumph at the track.

In the 25-lap Sportsman feature Scott Kohler, competing in his sophomore season, inherited the lead when rookie Dakota Kohler pulled into the infield with mechanical problems when his car wouldn’t refire prior to one of the numerous 17th lap restarts. Kohler immediately opened daylight when the race finally went green and went on to score his first career victory by a sizeable margin over second-place finisher Nate Brinker.

Adam Carberry, coming from a long line of racing Carberry family members, scored his first career win in the 25-lap URC Sprint car event.

Providing the Modified and Sportsman feature winners met the necessary requirements, they received monetary awards from T.P. Trailers and a certificate from VP Fuels for product awards. The Dan’s Deli ½-way hoagie award recipients were Gular and S. Kohler. Jimmy Leiby earned an extra bonus from the track for being the highest finishing crate engine with his seventh place finish in the Sportsman main event.

Justin Grim was the early pacesetter at the onset of the Modified feature followed by Mike Lisowski, Colt Harris, Clay Butler and Gular.

Kevin Hirthler spun in the second turn on the second lap triggering a 12-car tangle as the caution was thrown. Several could rejoin the action after pit stops. Grim held his ground when action resumed and the order remained the same as previously.

Kyle Weiss, while running a solid seventh, came to an abrupt halt in the second turn with engine problems to bring out the sixth lap yellow. It was a three-way battle for first on the restart between Grim, Lisowski and Gular. Behind the trio dicing for the remaining top five positions were Louden Reimert and Jeff Strunk.

Gular had just taken over second when another multi car tangle took place in the first turn for the third yellow with nine laps in the books. On the restart Gular, who has been experimenting with various things this year along with the crew, shot into the top spot when action resumed to become the new pacesetter.

Gular wasted no time pulling away from his fellow competitors while Grim, Lisowski, Strunk and Reimert completed the top five. Craig Von Dohren was right behind waiting for a false move to advance.

While Grim and Strunk jockeyed for second this allowed Gular to open more daylight and pull away even more.

No more restarts were needed to give anyone the opportunity to try to overtake Gular and at the drop of the checkered Gular was victorious followed by Grim, Strunk, Lisowski and Von Dohren. Rounding out the top ten were Reimert, Ryan Watt, Dylan Swinehart, last week’s feature winner; Clay Butler and Craig Whitmoyer.

Harris, Ryan Grim, Strunk and Gular won the heats. Consies were won by Brad Grim and Kenny Gilmore.

In the Sportsman feature Scott Kohler was the early leader with pressure from Dakota Kohler, John McGovern, Tom Miller and Nathan Mohr.

The top five running order remained the same until the 15th lap when D. Kohler moved into the lead.

Two laps later Jesse Leiby spun in turn two for the first yellow. After four tries to get the next lap completed it was decided the restart would be single file. Prior to the next attempt D. Kohler surrendered the lead to S. Kohler again since his engine wouldn’t refire. Kohler didn’t hesitate to pull away when action went green again with Brinker, Mark Kemmerer, Brandon Edgar, already a feature winner this season and Parker Guldin in pursuit. Guldin’s mechanical misfortunes continued as he was forced out of competition and pulled into the infield along the backstretch without incident on the 19th lap.

Kohler never gave up the lead and went on to post the triumph. Chasing him across the line were Brinker, Kemmerer, Edgar and Chris Esposito. Sixth through tenth were Brad Arnold, Jimmy Leiby, Kyle Smith, returning from a horrendous flip last week; Ryan Beltz and Decker Swinehart.

D. Kohler, John McGovern and S. Kohler won the heats. The consolation race was won by Arnold.

Polesitter Josh Weller was off and running at the drop of the green in the URC feature and set a torrid pace until the field was regrouped on the tenth lap when Ryan Stillwagon, a provisional starter, stopped on the backstretch to bring out the yellow. On the restart Carberry, who had just overtaken second the previous lap, outgunned Weller to become the new pacesetter. Derek Locke followed through at the same time to challenge.

Lapped traffic came onto the scene by the 17th lap allowing Locke to close in on Carberry.

The pair with Carberry on the high groove and Locke on the inside, ran side by side, but Carberry still maintained the lead.

Carberry never looked back once he took over first and pulled into victory lane for a well-deserved win. Paulie Colagiovanni was second with Locke third followed by Ryan Taylor and Weller. Troy Betts, Davie Franek, Matt Tanner, Tyler Ross and Curt Michael completed the top ten.

Wingless Super Sportsman racers will be the attraction along with the T.P.Trailers Modifieds and T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman when Grandview Speedway offers fans an exciting tripleheader show on Saturday, July 25th. And there is no increase in admission with adults paying just $15 and all under 12 being admitted free. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. and pits open at 4 p.m. Racing gets the green flag at 7:30 p.m.

Coming up on Saturday, August 1st is the 50th Annual Forrest Rogers Memorial dedicated to the man who had the idea and then created the one-third-mile, clay banked speedway that has become one of the most successful weekly short tracks in the nation. Modifieds will be racing for $10,000 to win. Sportsman will be the second part of the doubleheader. Adult admission is $25, youngster 6 thru 11 pay just $5 and those under 6 are admitted free.

RACE RESULTS

T.P. Trailers Modified Feature (30-laps): 1. Mike Gular, 2. Justin Grim, 3. Jeff Strunk, 4. Mike Lisowski, 5. Craig Von Dohren, 6. Louden Reimert, 7. Ryan Watt, 8. Dylan Swinehart, 9. Clay Butler, 10. Craig Whitmoyer, 11. Doug Manmiller, 12. Duane Howard, 13. Colt Harris, 14. Ryan Lilick, 15. Eric Biehn, 16. John Willman, 17. Jared Umbenhauer, 18. Corey Merkel, 19. Rick Laubach (provisional), 20. Kevin Hirthler, 21. Brett Kressley, 22. Ryan Grim, 23. Briggs Danner, 24. Joe Funk III, 25. Brett Gilmore, 26. Ray Swinehart, 27. Kyle Weiss, 28. Brad Grim, 29. Kenny Gilmore. DNQ: Ron Haring Jr., Mark Levy, Darrin Schuler, Dan Waisempacher, Carroll Hine III, Bobby Gunther-Walsh, Ron Kline, Mark Kratz, Mike Tyson.

T.P. Truck Equipment Sportsman Feature (25-laps): 1. Scott Kohler, 2. Nate Brinker, 3. Mark Kemmerer, 4. Brandon Edgar, 5. Chris Esposito, 6. Brad Arnold, 7. Jimmy Leiby, 8. Kyle Smith, 9. Ryan Beltz, 10. Decker Swinehart, 11. Ken Eckert Jr., 12. Jack Butler, 13. Tom Miller, 14. Brian Hirthler, 15. Parker Guldin, 16. Dakota Kohler, 17. John McGovern, 18. Nathan Mohr, 19. Dean Bachman, 20. Kyle Lilick, 21. Jesse Leiby, 22. Brad Brightbill, 23. Matt Brooke, 24. Steve Young. DNQ: Kenny Bock, Mark Rhoads, Kenny Gaugler, B.J. Joly, Derrick Smith, Jesse Landis.

Victory Glass URC Feature (25-laps) 1. Adam Carberry, 2. Paulie Colagiovanni, 3. Derek Locke, 4. Ryan Taylor, 5. Josh Weller, 6. Troy Betts, 7. Davie Franek, 8. Matt Tanner, 9. Tyler Ross, 10. Curt Michel, 11. Kyle Lick, 12. Chuck Hebing, 13. Austin Bishop, 14. Joe Kata, 15. Ryan Watt, 16. Ed Aikin, 17. Hayden Miller, 18. JR. Berry, 19. Dallas Schott, 20. Zach Burd, 21. Dave Axton, 22. Ryan Stillwagon (provisional), 23. Ryan Kissinger, 24. Jason Cherry. DNS: Jacob Balliet. DNQ: Devin Gundrum, Joey Amanhea, Jon Stewart, Jacob Miller, Keith Wetzel.

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NEWS FROM ROGERS FAMILY GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, Bechtelsville, PA

Presenting Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing plus a variety of special events. Our 58th consecutive season.

Track office: General Manager: Tina Rogers@ 610.754.7688 - Public relations: Ernie Saxton: Email: Esaxton144@aol.com – Cell phone: 267.934.7286

Results by Vicki Gehris
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DYLAN SWINEHART AND BRIAN HIRTHLER SHARE THE LIMELIGHT AFTER WILD NASCAR FEATURES SATURDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

BECHTELSVILLE, PA. July 12, 2020 . . . The saying it’s not over until it’s over certainly held true for the outcome of the T.P. Trailers Modified NASCAR Advanced Auto Parts 30-lap feature and also the 25-lap T.P. Truck Equipment NASCAR Sportsman feature on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway.

In the Modified feature Jeff Strunk, whose last win came August 31, 2019, appeared to be on his way to victory lane with Tim Buckwalter in hot pursuit. Earlier Brett Kressley was the one on the move running a solid second until contact with the lapped car of Louden Reimert caused him to hit the wall and the axle broke sending Kressley into the fourth turn wall as misfortune continued to plaque him. The single file restart with Strunk first and now Tim Buckwalter second had the pair ending up side-by-side rubbing door handles and neither one lifted since both were determined to win. Buckwalter put the Norm Saxton-owned mount in front on the one lap signal. Still swapping paint Strunk made contact with the back bumper of Buckwalter causing both drivers to spin ending a chance to win. The turn of events put early leader Dylan Swinehart in first and he held on to earn his second career win in the Bailey Fabrications No. 81. The ironic part was he won last year on the same weekend.

Sportsman feature action seemed like a new name – Mike Mammana would be added to the win column, but a lapped car and Brian Hirthler dashed those chances as the current point leader won his second feature to be the first repeat winner in the division.

Providing the feature winners met the necessary requirements, they received monetary awards from T.P. Trailers and a certificate from VP Fuels for product awards. The Dan’s Deli ½-way hoagie award recipients were Strunk and Mammana. Jesse Leiby earned an extra bonus from the track for being the highest finishing crate engine with his third place finish.

Dylan Swinehart, who had two 27th place finishes in the past races, set the pace for nine laps from his second starting grid until Strunk, who started eighth, got underneath him coming out of the fourth turn. Swinehart didn’t give in easily as he stayed right with him trying to regain control.

Within a few laps Strunk began gaining distance over his fellow competitors.

Kressley, took over second on the 15th circuit and took chase after Strunk.

By the 24th lap slower moving traffic allowed Kressley to close the gap Strunk built up and would soon be pressuring him. Unfortunately Kressley made contact with a lapped car which ended his night on the end of a tow truck and the yellow to be thrown. Even though it was a single file restart it didn’t take Buckwalter long to get even with Strunk and the bumping began. After Buckwalter passed Strunk for first and headed into the first turn, Strunk hit the back bumper of Buckwalter and they both went around causing the caution the come out. Quick action on Swinehart’s part while in third, allowed him to inherit the lead.

Swinehart kept hard charging runner-up Jared Umbenhauer at bay on the restart and went on to score the win. Third went to rookie racer in the division Brad Grim followed by Duane Howard and Doug Manmiller. Rounding out the top ten were Ryan Grim, Kyle Weiss, Rick Laubach, Craig Von Dohren and Joe Funk III.

Heat winners were D. Swinehart, Justin Grim, Bobby Gunther Walsh and Mark Kratz. Von Dohren and Mike Gular won the consies.

After two unsuccessful attempts to complete the first lap of the Sportsman feature, polesitter Mammana grabbed the early lead trailed by Jesse Leiby, Jack Butler, Hirthler and Kyle Lilick.

While Mammana opened daylight, a three-way battle for second ensured between Leiby, Butler and Hirthler which allowed Mammana to pull away even more.

Hirthler took chase after Mammana once he took over second on the 11th lap to try to change the status.

Lapped traffic that the front runners came upon on the 17th lap slowed Mammana’s momentum and now Hirthler was reeling him in.

Mammana and Hirthler were constantly switching lanes as the slower cars made it difficult to get past despite being told via in car radio the leaders were right behind.

The lead changed for the second time with two to go when Hirthler slipped underneath Mammana into first.

Hirthler never faltered and went on to victory followed by Mammana, Leiby, Butler and Lilick. Last week’s feature winner Brad Arnold finished sixth with Chris Esposito, defending point leader Brad Brightbill, Parker Guldin and Jimmy Leiby trailing.

Mammana, Kenny Bock and Kenny Gilmore won the heats. The consi was won by Kyle Lilick.

The 3-lap Diamond Disposal Cash Dash sponsored by fellow driver and business owner John McGovern was won by Brad Brightbill for an extra $100. Bock and Mammana each received $50. Brightbill got into the event since K. Gilmore, who won a heat, chose not to participate which allowed runner-up Brightbill a chance to compete.

Next on the schedule at Grandview is an action packed July 18th tripleheader that will feature the United Racing Club Sprint cars, T.P.Trailers Modifieds and T.P. Truck Equipment Sportsman. Expected to head up the action for the Sprinters will such standouts as Josh Weller, Adam Carberry, Curt Michael, Austin Bishop and a host of others.

All three divisions will take part in qualifying events leading up to a 25-lap feature for the Sprinters, 30-lap feature for the Modifieds and 25 laps for Sportsman. The stock cars are all part of the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series.

Adult admission is $25 while youngsters 6 through 11 pay $5. Under 6 are admitted free. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. while racing gets the green at 7:30 p.m.

Fans attending events at Grandview are reminded to practice social distancing. Masks are recommended but not mandatory and if you are not feeling well please consider staying home.

RACE RESULTS

T.P. Trailers Modified Feature (30-laps): 1. Dylan Swinehart, 2. Jared Umbenhauer, 3. Brad Grim, 4. Duane Howard, 5. Doug Manmiller, 6. Ryan Grim, 7. Kyle Weiss, 9. Rick Laubach, 9. Craig Von Dohren, 10. Joe Funk, 11. Mike Gular, 12. Brett Gilmore, 13. Ryan Watt, 14. Ryan Lilick, 15. Craig Whitmoyer (provisional), 16. Dan Waisempacher, 17. T.J. Lilly, 18. Bobby Gunther Walsh, 19. Tim Buckwalter, 20. Jeff Strunk, 21. Ron Kline, 22. Brett Kressley, 23. Louden Reimert, 24. Ray Swinehart, 25. Clay Butler, 276. Richie Hitzler, 27. Mike Lisowski, 28. Justin Grim, 29. Mark Kratz. DNQ: Darrin Schuler, John Willman, Corey Merkel, Eric Biehn, Mark Levy Jr., Briggs Danner, Ron Myers, Ron Haring Jr., Colt Harris and Kevin Hirthler.

T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman Feature (25-laps): 1. Brian Hirthler, 2. Mike Mammana, 3. Jesse Leiby, 4. Jack Butler, 5. Kyle Lilick, 6. Brad Arnold, 7. Chris Esposito, 8. Brad Brightbill, 9. Parker Guldin, 10. Jimmy Leiby, 11. Ken Eckert Jr., 12. Lex Shive, 13. Ryan Beltz, 14. Ryan Higgs, 15. Brandon Edgar, 16. Kenny Gilmore, 17. Decker Swinehart, 18. Kenny Bock, 19. John McGovern, 20. Nate Brinker, 21. Mark Kemmerer, 22. Derrick Smith, 23. Joey Vaccaro, 24. Jesse Landis. DNQ: Tom Miller, Nathan Mohr, Mark Gaugler, B.J. Joly, Nate Klinger, Dakota Kohler.

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Presenting Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing plus a variety of special events. Our 58th consecutive season.

Track office: General Manager: Tina Rogers@ 610.754.7688 - Public relations: Ernie Saxton: Email: Esaxton144@aol.com – Cell phone: 267.934.7286

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MANMILLER TOPS NASCAR MODIFIED STANDINGS AT GRANDVIEW, BRIAN HIRTHLER LEADS THE SPORTSMAN STANDINGS

MODIFIEDS AND SPORTSMAN IN ACTION ON JULY 11, URC SPRINTS JOIN THE ACTION JULY 18TH

BECHTELSVILLE, PA July 7, 2020 . . . Veteran Modified stock car racing talent Doug Manmiller tops the standings in the T.P.Trailers NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Modified point standings at Grandview Speedway with 576 tallies. Manmiller is looking for his first championship at the Berks County clay oval where he has visited victory lane 28 times.

Brian Hirthler, Sportsman champion in 2017, is looking to add a second title as he leads the early season T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman standings with 477 counters.

Both Manmiller and Hirthler will be looking to improve on their record as they take part in the Saturday, July 11th doubleheader featuring the Modifieds and Sportsman.

Second in the Modified standings is 10-time champion Craig Von Dohren who has racked up 108 career wins at his home track. The last time Von Dohren won a title was in 2017. Von Dohren is just six points behind Manmiller. Jared Umbenhauer holds down third with 566 points. Defending Modified champion Duane Howard sits fourth in the early season point battle with 548 points and Brett Kressley is fifth with 489 counters.

Sitting second in the Sportsman standings is Jack Butler, the winner of the first point race of the season, with 446 points. Mark Kemmerer is third having earned 443 points. Fourth spot is held by veteran Ryan Beltz with 423 tallies followed by defending Sportsman titleholder Brad Brightbill who has earned 399 points in the first two point events of the season.

Saturday’s doubleheader of Modifieds and Sportsman will get the green flag at 7:30 p.m. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. Adult admission is just $15 while youngsters under 12 are admitted free.

The United Racing Club Sprinters will top the program on Saturday, July 18th, for their only appearance of the season. Making it a tripleheader show will be the Modifieds and Sportsman, part of the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series. Adult admission will be $25 with youngsters 6 through 11 paying just $5. Kids under 6 are admitted free. As is the norm for Saturday night racing action will get underway at 7:30 p.m.

Fans attending events at Grandview are reminded to practice social distancing. Masks are recommended but not mandatory and if you are not feeling well please consider staying home.

Additional information on racing at Grandview Speedway can be found at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook, or telephone 610.754.7688

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR T.P.TRAILERS NASCAR MODIFIEDS AS OF JULY 4, 2020

1. Doug Manmiller, Shoemakersville, PA #44M 576
2. Craig VonDohren, Oley, PA #1C 570*
3. Jared Umbenhauer, Richland, PA #19 566
4. Duane Howard, Oley, PA #66/357H 548
5. Brett Kressley, Orefield, PA #19K 489
6. Ryan Grim, Laury’s Station, PA #17 479
7. Louden Reimert, Oley, PA #16 434
8. John Willman, Birdsboro, PA #74W 423
9. Craig Whitmoyer, Hamburg, PA #99 422
10. Rick Laubach, Hellertown, PA #7L 405
11. Briggs Danner, Allentown, PA #78 374
12. Jeff Strunk, Boyertown, PA #126 372
13. Ron Kline, Salford, PA #3 337
14. Kevin Hirthler, Boyertown, PA #117 319
15. Ryan Lilick, Collegeville, PA #49 297
16. Dan Waisempacher, Springtown, PA #01 278
17. Tim Buckwalter, Douglassville, PA #23X 276
18. Mike Lisowski, Minersville, PA #15 249
19. Richie Hitzler, Lebanon, PA #22 230
20. Kyle Weiss, Hamburg, PA #21K 226
21. Eric Biehn, Barto, PA #87 220
22. T J Lilly, Pen Argyl, PA #17L 217
23. Clay Butler, Bloomsbury, NJ #4B 200
24. Justin Grim, Orefield, PA #61 154
25. Ray Swinehart, Boyertown, PA #33 153
26. Bobby Gunther Walsh, Allentown, PA #65 130
27. Ron Meyers, Coatesville,PA #18 130
28. Brad Grim, Coplay, PA #23 128
29. Brett Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #7B 100
30. Carroll Hine III, Reading, PA #114 99

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR T.P.TRUCK EQUIPMENT NASCAR SPORTSMAN AS OF JULY 4, 2020

1. Brian Hirthler, Green Lane, PA #4* 477
2. Jack Butler, Phillipsburg, NJ #5 466*
3. Mark Kemmerer, Green Lane, PA, PA #F10 443
4. Ryan Beltz, Barto, PA #221 423
5. Brad Brightbill, Sinking Springs, PA #19 399
6. Kyle Lilick, Collegeville, PA #104 397
7. Brad Arnold, Bethel, PA #27 388
8. Ryan Higgs, Nazareth, PA #16 336
9. Chris Esposito, Hatfield, PA #31A 326
10. Kyle Smith, Fleetwood, PA #77 306
11. Brandon Edgar, Lehighton, PA #57 250
12. Nate Brinker, Allentown, PA #14 230
13. Jimmy Leiby, Milford, NJ #9L 220
14. Brett Gilmore, Kutztown, PA #7 207
15. Jesse Landis Gilbertsville, PA #973 199
16. Nathan Mohr, East Greenville, PA #17M 192
17. Dean Bachman, Emmaus, PA #65 178
18. B J Joly, Oley, PA #924 174
19. Lex Shive, Pennsburg, PA #5K 146
20. Cole Stangle, Readington, NJ #20C 135
21. Parker Guldin, Fleetwood, PA #11 129
22. Doug Snyder, Unknown #69S 128
23. Decker Swinehart, Fleetwood, PA #38 109
24. Derrick Smith, Telford, PA#20 105
25. Kenny Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #7 100

* denotes feature win (Feature wins listed are only for those that are

NASCAR point events.)

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