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Jun
30

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JUNE 30, 2019
CONTACT: BOB MILLER 43 513 4456
THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

410 SPRINT PA SPEEDWEEK & 358 MODIFIEDS HIGHLIGHT TUESDAY, JULY 2 NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL EVENT AT GRANDVIEW

BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 30, 2019 . . . . . . . The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will present the 410 Sprint Pennsylvania SpeedWeek Series along with the always exciting 358 NASCAR Modifieds on Tuesday night, July 2 on the “hill” at Grandview Speedway. Many of the top 410 sprint car drivers will be in the field chasing the $10,000 payday in the 35 lap feature event. The Modifieds will chase $3,000 to win their 30 lap feature. In the event last year, Kyle Larson won a thriller in the sprint feature as Jeff Strunk won the modified feature after starting last in the field. Grandview joined the Pennsylvania Sprint SpeedWeek Series in 1995.

Advance tickets may be ordered for the Tuesday, July 2 PA 410 Sprint Speed Week Series and 358 NASCAR Modifies by calling 443 513 4456. Please speak slowly and clearly when leaving a message and be sure to provide your name and number of tickets you will need. Tickets may be paid for and picked up at the WILL CALL Window on race night, Tuesday, July 2 after 3:30 PM. Advance ticket holders may entitle you to enter the grandstands at 4:30. Adult admission tickets are $30, children 6 to 11 $10 and children five and under will be admitted for free. Advance tickets for this event will be available until 10 AM on Tuesday, July 2 and general admission tickets will go on sale at 5 PM at the Grandview Speedway.

Early entries for the 410 sprints include Rick Abreu, Danny Dietrich, Freddie Rahmer, Alan Krimes, Ryan Smith, Lucas Wolfe, Brandon Rahmer, Ryan Taylor, Tyler Reeser, TJ Stutts and JJ Grasson to name a few. In the modified field, look for Ryan Watt to try for three wins in a row as he is challenged by Kevin Hirthler, Craig VonDohren, Duane Howard, Jeff Strunk, Rick Laubach and Ryan Godown in chase of the $3,000 payday.

Come out early on Tuesday night, July 2 and sign up for the pre-race Pit Tours or be part of the Inside/Out Promotion so you may enjoy watching warm-ups from the infield. Be sure to take a look at the Thunder on the Hill 30th Anniversary T-shirt available at the front gate and be sure to pick-up a program book to guide you through the show.

2019 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

Tuesday, July 2 PA Sprint Speed Week 410 Sprints $10,000 to win & 358 Modifieds

Tuesday, July 30 USAC Midgets “The Ken Brenn Midget Masters” 30 laps & 358 Modifieds

Thursday, August 22 All Star Sprints Smoke on the Hill Thunder Cup & 358 Modifieds

Saturday, October 19 House of Thunder Halloween Party, 22nd Annual Traffic Jam 40 laps Modifieds, Sportsman and MASS Sprints

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series is sponsored by NAPA Auto Parts, Levan Machine and Truck Equipment, and Galco Business Communications.

Grandview Speedway Contact Information

GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456

Series Website: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com

Track Website: www.grandviewspeedway.com

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill

About Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

he brainchild of Grandview Speedway owner Bruce Rogers, special events promoter Bob Miller, and local driving star Dave Kelly, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series celebrates 30 years of the most anticipated events of the racing calendar year after year. In 132 events, over $4.6 million dollars has been divvied up among the area's fastest racers. What started as a single 410 Sprint Car event in 1990 has blossomed to feature a variety of racing action including 358 Modifieds, USAC Wingless Sprints, All-Star Circuit of Champions, 360 & 410 Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Late Models, Midgets, Legend Cars, DIRTcar and ROC Modified events. The 2019 30th Anniversary Series of Thunder on the Hill is dedicated to Bruce Rogers.

About Grandview Speedway

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 57th Anniversary season in 2019. The facility offers free parking, quality food at reasonable prices (be sure to try the french fries), a program book, Grandview Speedway and Thunder on the Hill racewear and great viewing from every seat in the house. Race fans may take part in the Inside/Out promotion, where you can sign up (no charge) to watch warm-ups from inside turn four. Race fans are also invited to victory lane following the racing program and, race fans may enter the pits after the races to meet the drivers. Be ready to enjoy the spine-tingling fireworks salute on the feature event parade lap.

Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series (MASS Photo)




The Delaware Auto Exchange Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series will be back in the Keystone State racing on the high banks tonight at Grandview Speedway! Pit gates are scheduled to open at 4PM, with grandstands opening for fans also at 5PM, hot laps beginning at 6:30PM and racing starting promptly at 7:30PM!

Tonight will be night two of the Bethman's Auto Center sponsored Pennsylvania State Championship portion of the "Tri-State Championship Series". Tim Tanner Jr. currently is topping the ranks of the Pennsylvania State Championship point battle, after his victory at Grandview back in May, but leave it to young gun drivers like "The REAL DEAL" Logan Diehl, 358 Sprint Car Driver Tyler Brehm - who will be joining the 305 competition tonight in the Pat Compton own sprinter, or last weeks first time victor at Bridgeport Speedway and JLD Graphics ROTY contender, Ricky DiEva to challenge Tanner over the Pennsylvania point standings.

Bethman Auto Center is Newtown, PA's premier automotive maintenance center that specializes in your tires, brakes, and suspension needs. They have been family owned and operated since 1952 and have fully certified ASA mechanics on staff. For more information on Bethman Auto Center, visit their website at www.bethmanauto.com.

Additional contingency awards include $50 cash to each heat race winner presented by Bruce's Auto Body, John W. Kay Electric, and Professional Design Services, a $50 gift certificate to Keizer Sprint Wheels for the worst pill draw of the night, the $50 Bitner Automotive 'Lightning Fast Time of the Night' bonus, 5 gallons of fuel to the winner and heat race winners of tonights feature courtesy of Kelly Racing Fuels , a case of oil to the fourth place finisher courtesy of VP Lubricants, the Fred's Trailers $50 Hard Charger Award, the “Burning Rubber Bonus” which is a BRAND NEW Hoosier Racing Tire Racesaver Spec Right Rear tire courtesy of Thayer Performance, a $50 Gift Certificate courtesy of Competition Suspension Inc., the CRC Industries Brakleen feature redraw and the Worthington Rigging & Storage Worst Pill Draw $100 cash prize concludes the list of extras up for grabs tonight.

Associate marketing partner Engler Machine and Tool will be sponsoring the front row starters for all the MASS feature events in 2019. The pole sitters each night will be rewarded with two tickets for the fuel injection that is being raffled off at the season end banquet as part of the "Engler Machine and Tool Front Row Challenge" Award.

Several drivers looking forward to join the list of 6 different drivers who have earn victories so far this season like Eddie Wagner, Logan Diehl, Jason Dunn, Jon Haegele, Rick Stief, Tom Carberry, Joe Kay, and Larry Mc Vay to name a few.

For more information on THIS event, LIVE race day coverage, and exclusive interviews with drivers, visit our Facebook page Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series, our Instagram and Twitter pages @masprints305 and our website www.masprintseries.com!
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Jeffrey Geiges
Edward Wagner

Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series
PO Box 4172
Trenton NJ 08610

www.Masprintseries.com

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NEWS FROM ROGERS FAMILY GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, BECHTELSVILLE, PA—THE 57TH CONSECUTIVE SEASON OF RACING

Presenting Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing plus a variety of special events. Track office: 610.754.7688

PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING: Ernie Saxton @ 215.752.7797: Email: Esaxton144@aol.com – Cell phone: 267.934.7286

Race results provided by Vicki Gehris

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STRUNK, MILLER AND WILBUR ARE FEATURE WINNERS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT

BECHTELSVILLE, PA. June 23, 2019 . . . Jeff Strunk gradually worked his way to the front of the pack from his ninth place starting grid until he finally advanced to second.

Kory Fleming, who had a sizeable lead built up, changed the lane he was running previously and this decision was a costly one. It allowed Strunk to reel him in and take the lead away on the 23rd lap. Encountering lap cars in the closing stages, Strunk and the others in tow bid their time to get past them. Strunk went on to score his third 30-lap TP Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified feature of the season. In addition to Strunk, the Modified division has five different feature winners including Matt Sheppard, Brett Kressley, Craig Von Dohren and Duane Howard. More than 40 Modifieds were in action on Saturday night.

Tom Miller came out of retirement after a two-year hiatus and led the 25-lap TP Truck Equipment Sportsman feature from start to finish to chalk up his first ever career victory. The 68-yr. old Gilbertsville resident finally conquered the one thing he wanted to do – win a feature at the 1/3-mile oval and it felt “wonderful” were some of his victory lane comments.

Joe Biasi Jr. led 19 laps of the 25-lap Wingless Super Sportsman feature until Steve Wilbur challenging from the beginning, made contact with him. Wilbur held on to win the 25-lap event with Biasi Jr. a close second. This was the first time the class returned in 31 years.

Providing the Modified and Sportsman feature winners met the necessary requirements, they received monetary awards from TP Trailers and a certificate from VP Fuels for product awards. The Dan’s Deli ½-way hoagie award recipients were Fleming and Miller. Last week’s feature winner Parker Guldin was the highest finisher in the Sportsman feature at 18th with a crate engine to receive and extra $100.

Kyle Kania, missing for a few weeks, wasted no time holding onto the early lead of the Modified feature from the pole position with Fleming, also out of contention for a while; Ron Kline, Brett Gilmore and Louden Reimert in pursuit.

The only caution of the race was when Clay Butler and Craig Whitmoyer tangled in the fourth turn with three laps completed. The restart resulted in a new leader when Fleming overtook the top spot. Reimert, Kline and Briggs Danner completed the order behind Fleming and Kania.

Fleming opened up a comfortable lead while a heated three-way battle for second brewed between Kania, Reimert and Danner.

Back further in the pack Strunk was inching his way to the front and it wasn’t until the 18th lap that he broke into the top five moving up closer as the race progressed.

For some reason, Fleming changed the line he was running which allowed the competition to reel him in.

By the time Fleming switched the groove, Strunk caught him to put his bid in the first.

The lead changed on the backstretch as the field crossed the line to complete lap 23 Strunk had the Keystone Racing No. 126 in first.

Strunk never faltered and chalked up his Saturday night 72nd career win. Chasing the ten-time Modified point champion across the line for their season best finishes were Fleming and Danner with Kevin Hirthler and Reimert completing the top five.

Heats were won by Brett Kressley, Reimert, Duane Howard and Jared Umbenhauer. Clay Butler and Tim Buckwalter won the consies.

The Sportsman feature saw Miller get the jump on polesitter B.J. Joly to set the pace in his 6-cyl. Powered No. 77T.

Dicing for positions behind Miller were Nate Brinker, Joly, Sean Weiss and Brad Brightbill, who started 12th and by the second lap was fifth. Brad Arnold soon joined the mix to try to get into the top five.

With 11 laps in the books and Miller continuing to set his rapid pace, he encountered slower moving traffic, but that didn’t deter him as the distance continued to grow.

Positions were constantly changing behind Miller with second through fifth now comprised of Brinker, Brightbill, Bachman and Arnold.

Miller never looked back once he was in front and went on chalk up a well-deserved victory trailed by Brinker, Brightbill, Bachman and Arnold.

Heat winners were Arnold, Miller and Weiss. Mark Kemmerer won the consi.

Joe Biasi Jr. grabbed the early lead of the Wingless Super Sportsman. Behind Biasi Jr., Wilbur, Rohan Beasley, Tom Savage and Eric Walker jockeyed for the remaining positions.

As the race progressed, the order was now made up of Biasi Jr., Wilbur, Bill Brian Jr., Beasley and Steve Drevicki.

Chris Henry brought out the final caution of many when he stopped along the homestretch with a trail of fluid coming from his car on the 19th lap. Biasi Jr. held his own on the restart with Wilbur trying feverishly to pass him.

With five laps to go, Biasi Jr. and Wilbur made contact and Wilbur was now in first.

Wilbur never looked back and went on to win the event trailed by Biasi Jr., Brian Jr., Drevicki and Beasley.

Savage, Craig Perigo and Wilbur won the heats.

Next on the Saturday night NASCAR schedule is a tripleheader show of T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds, T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman and a second 2019 appearance for the Delaware Auto Exchange Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series. Racing on June 29 gets the green flag at 7:30 p.m. Adult admission is $18, youngsters 6 through 11 pay just $5 and kids under 6 are admitted free.

PA Sprint Speed Week featuring 410 Sprints ($10,000 to win) and 358 Modifieds on Tuesday, July 2. Start time is 7:30 p.m.

Coming up on Saturday, July 6th is the annual Firecracker 40 which this year features the Sportsman with the feature winner walking off with $2,000. The 358 Modifieds will be the second part of the doubleheader Holiday show.

RACE RESULTS

T.P. Trailers Modified Feature (30-laps): 1. Jeff Strunk, 2. Kory Fleming, 3. Briggs Danner, 4. Kevin Hirthler, 5. Louden Reimert, 6. Kyle Kania, 7. Jared Umbenhauer, 8. Craig Von Dohren, 9. Duane Howard, 10. Brett Kressley, 11. Doug Manmiller, 12. Rick Laubach, 13. Ron Kline, 14. Alex Yankowski, 15. Kenny Gilmore, 16. Kyle Weiss, 17. Mike Lisowski, 18. Tim Buckwalter, 19. Craig Whitmoyer, 20. Ryan Brim, Dan Waisempacher, 22. Clay Butler, 23. Richie Hitzler, 24. Danny Erb, 25. Joe Funk III, 26. Brett Gilmore, 27. Ray Swinehart, 28. Steve Swinehart. DNQ: Skylar Sheriff, Ryan Lilick, Ron Myers, Mark Kratz, Dylan Swinehart, Ron Seltmann III, Frank Yankowski, Jordan Henn, Eric Biehn, Justin Grim, Steve Wilson, Bobby Gunther Walsh, Frank Cozze and Mark Levy.

T.P. Truck Equipment Sportsman Feature (25-laps): 1. Tom Miller, 2. Nate Brinker, 3. Brad Brightbill, 4. Dean Bachman, 5. Brad Arnold, 6. Mike Mammana, 7. Brandon Edgar, 8. Brian Hirthler, 9. Andrew Kreis, 10. Kyle Lilick, 11. Kyle Smith, 12. Sean Weiss, 13. B.J. Joly, 14. Mark Kemmerer, 15. Jack Butler, 16. Chris Esposito, 17. Brad Grim, 18. Parker Guldin, 19. Jesse Landis, 20. Ryan Higgs, 21. Andy Clemmer, 22. Joey Vaccaro, 23. Jeff Bubori, 24. Ryan Beltz. DNQ: Steve Desmelyk, Derrick Smith, Jason Van Dohren, Kenny Bock, Nathan Mohr, Josh Adams and Lex Shive.

Wingless Super Sportsman Feature (25 laps): 1. Steve Wilbur, 2.Joe Biasi Jr., 3. Bill Brian Jr., 4. Steve Drevicki, 5. Rohan Beasley, 6. Craig Perigo, 7. Carmen Perigo, 8. Derek Shaeffer, 9. Eric Walker, 10. Tom Savage, 11. Todd Leonard, 12. John Stehman, 13. Eric Jennings, 14. Jason Failor, 15. Rich Mellor, 16. Ryan Rutz, 17. Luke Kenker, 18. Austin Lorah, 19. Chris Henry, 20. Eric Rutz, 21. Larry Drake, 22. Duane Nixon

Jun
23

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Thunder on the Hill



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JUNE 23, 2019
CONTACT: BOB MILLER 43 513 4456
THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

NAPA AUTO PARTS PRESENTS. . . . . .

ALAN KRIMES, THE RAHMER BROTHERS, LUCAS WOLFE & T.J. STUTTS EYE THE $10,000 PRIZE AT THUNDER ON THE HILL TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 2 AT GRANDVIEW

BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 23, 2019 . . . . . . . . . . . There is a big prize on the line Tuesday night, July 2 at the Grandview Speedway when the Pennsylvania 410 Sprint Car Speed Week Series invades “the hill”. It’s all part of the 30th Anniversary season for the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series and $10,000 will go to the winner of the 35 lap 410 sprint car feature event. Making this event even bigger, the 358 NASCAR Modifieds will be on the program with $3,000 going to the winner of the 30 lap modified feature. In the 2018 running of this event, NASCAR star Kyle Larson won the sprint feature as Jeff Strunk won the modified feature after starting last in the field of twenty-four cars.

The 410 sprints always attract the cream of the crop. Alan Krimes will be in the field looking for his first Thunder victory. A few years back, Krimes was in the perfect spot to score the win but a flat tire denied him of a visit to victory lane. Lucas Wolfe is an early entry as well. Wolfe was the 2007 Thunder on the Hill Champion but has not won a Thunder on the Hill feature as yet. Lucas wants to change that Tuesday night, July 2. The Rahmer Brothers, Freddie and Brandon are pre-entered and ready for Grandview. Their father Fred is a nine time Thunder on the Hill feature winner, Freddie won the All Star event in 2017 and Brandon hopes to add his name to the Thunder on the Hill winners list.

And along came T.J. Stutts. A few years back, Stutts set fast for the night and was a contender for the win when mechanical problems sidelined him from action. Stutts knows the fast way around Grandview and is always considered a contender to collect the $10,000 pay day.

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will also showcase the 358 NASCAR Modifieds on Tuesday night, July 2. Ryan Watt was the winner of the last two Modified Thunder events and he’ll be looking for three in a row. Craig VonDohren, Duane Howard, Jeff Strunk and Ryan Godown are expected to chase the $3,000 to win 30 lap modified feature.

On Tuesday night, July 2 gates will open at 5 PM with warm-ups at 6:45 PM. The 410 sprint cars will open the show with time trials followed by the 358 modified and 410 sprint qualifying. This will all lead up to the $10,000 to win 35 lap Speed Week Sprint car feature event and the 30 lap Modified feature.

Advance tickets may be ordered for the Tuesday, July 2 PA 410 Sprint Speed Week Series and 358 NASCAR Modifies by calling 443 513 4456. Please speak slowly and clearly when leaving a message and be sure to provide your name and number of tickets you will need. Tickets may be paid for and picked up at the WILL CALL Window on race night, Tuesday, July 2 after 3:30 PM. Advance ticket holders may entitle you to enter the grandstands at 4:30. Adult admission tickets are $30, children 6 to 11 $10 and children five and under will be admitted for free. General admission tickets will go on sale at 5 PM at the Grandview Speedway

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will also showcase the 358 NASCAR Modifieds on Tuesday night, July 2. Ryan Watt was the winner of the last two Modified Thunder events and he’ll be looking for three in a row. Craig VonDohren, Duane Howard, Jeff Strunk and Ryan Godown are expected to chase the $3,000 payoff to win the30 lap modified feature.

The Pennsylvania 410 Sprint Speed Week Series will offer nine nights of racing and a point fund in excess of $16,000 if all nine races are completed. The Champion will earn $5,000 and sixth in points will earn $600. In addition, the next four highest in points outside of the top ten will each earn $250 if they make every show.

Come out early on Tuesday night, July 2 and sign up for the pre-race Pit Tours or be part of the Inside/Out Promotion so you may enjoy watching warm-ups from the infield. Be sure to take a look at the Thunder on the Hill 30th Anniversary T-shirt available at the front gate and be sure to pick-up a program book to guide you through the show.

2019 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

Tuesday, July 2 PA Sprint Speed Week 410 Sprints $10,000 to win & 358 Modifieds

Tuesday, July 30 USAC Midgets “The Ken Brenn Midget Masters” 30 laps & 358 Modifieds

Thursday, August 22 All Star Sprints Smoke on the Hill Thunder Cup & 358 Modifieds

Saturday, October 19 House of Thunder Halloween Party, 22nd Annual Traffic Jam 40 laps Modifieds, Sportsman and MASS Sprints

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series is sponsored by NAPA Auto Parts, Levan Machine and Truck Equipment, and Galco Business Communications.

Grandview Speedway Contact Information

GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456

Series Website: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com

Track Website: www.grandviewspeedway.com

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill

About Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

he brainchild of Grandview Speedway owner Bruce Rogers, special events promoter Bob Miller, and local driving star Dave Kelly, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series celebrates 30 years of the most anticipated events of the racing calendar year after year. In 132 events, over $4.6 million dollars has been divvied up among the area's fastest racers. What started as a single 410 Sprint Car event in 1990 has blossomed to feature a variety of racing action including 358 Modifieds, USAC Wingless Sprints, All-Star Circuit of Champions, 360 & 410 Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Late Models, Midgets, Legend Cars, DIRTcar and ROC Modified events. The 2019 30th Anniversary Series of Thunder on the Hill is dedicated to Bruce Rogers.

About Grandview Speedway

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 57th Anniversary season in 2019. The facility offers free parking, quality food at reasonable prices (be sure to try the french fries), a program book, Grandview Speedway and Thunder on the Hill racewear and great viewing from every seat in the house. Race fans may take part in the Inside/Out promotion, where you can sign up (no charge) to watch warm-ups from inside turn four. Race fans are also invited to victory lane following the racing program and, race fans may enter the pits after the races to meet the drivers. Be ready to enjoy the spine-tingling fireworks salute on the feature event parade lap.

Jun
20

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JUNE 9, 2019
CONTACT: BOB MILLER 43 513 4456
THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES CONTINUES AT GRANDVIEW. . . . .

$10,000 TO WIN PENNSYLVANIA 410 SPRINT SPEED WEEK SERIES JOINS DOUBLEHEADER WITH 358 NASCAR MODIFIEDS ON TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 2

BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 19, 2019 . . . . . . . . . . . $10,000 is on the line Tuesday night, July 2 at the Grandview Speedway and Danny “Double D” Dietrich has every intention of winning the 35 lap 410 sprint car feature and that big $$$ prize. Dietrich has one Thunder on the Hill sprint car victory, that win came in July of 2015. Another driver reaching for the cash is “The Kunkletown Kid” Ryan Smith. On several occasions Smith came so close to parking in the Thunder Victory Lane but each time, a turn of events, changed the story. This year, Smith will be wheeling the Mike Heffner #72 when the 410 sprints invade the “hill”.

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will also showcase the 358 NASCAR Modifieds on Tuesday night, July 2. Ryan Watt was the winner of the last two Modified Thunder events and he’ll be looking for three in a row. Craig VonDohren, Duane Howard, Jeff Strunk and Ryan Godown are expected to chase the $3,000 payoff to win the30 lap modified feature.

On Tuesday night, July 2 gates will open at 5 PM with warm-ups at 6:45 PM. The 410 sprint cars will open the show with time trials followed by the 358 modified and 410 sprint qualifying. This will all lead up to the $10,000 to win 35 lap Speed Week Sprint car feature event and the 30 lap Modified feature.

The Pennsylvania 410 Sprint Speed Week Series will offer nine nights of racing and a point fund in excess of $16,000 if all nine races are completed. The Champion will earn $5,000 and sixth in points will earn $600. In addition, the next four highest in points outside of the top ten will each earn $250 if they make every show.

Advance tickets may be ordered for the Tuesday, July 2 PA 410 Sprint Speed Week Series and 358 NASCAR Modifies by calling 443 513 4456. Please speak slowly and clearly when leaving a message and be sure to provide your name and number of tickets you will need. Tickets may be paid for and picked up at the WILL CALL Window on race night, Tuesday, July 2 after 3:30 PM. Advance ticket holders may entitle you to enter the grandstands at 4:30. Adult admission tickets are $30, children 6 to 11 $10 and children five and under will be admitted for free. General admission tickets will go on sale at 5 PM at the Grandview Speedway.

In the 2018 Speed Week event, NASCAR driver Kyle Larson won the 410 sprint feature as Jeff Strunk stunned the crowd, starting last and winning the 30 lap modified feature.

Come out early on Tuesday night, July 2 and sign up for the pre-race Pit Tours or be part of the Inside/Out Promotion so you may enjoy watching warm-ups from the infield. Be sure to take a look at the Thunder on the Hill 30th Anniversary T-shirt available at the front gate and be sure to pick-up a program book to guide you through the show.

2019 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

Tuesday, July 2 PA Sprint Speed Week 410 Sprints $10,000 to win & 358 Modifieds

Tuesday, July 30 USAC Midgets “The Ken Brenn Midget Masters 30 laps & 358 Modifieds

Thursday, August 22 All Star Sprints Smoke on the Hill Thunder Cup & 358 Modifieds

Saturday, October 19 House of Thunder Halloween Party, 22nd Annual Traffic Jam 40 laps Modifieds, Sportsman and MASS Sprints

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series is sponsored by NAPA Auto Parts, Levan Machine and Truck Equipment, and Galco Business Communications.

Grandview Speedway Contact Information

GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456

Series Website:www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com

Track Website: www.grandviewspeedway.com

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill

About Thunder on the Hill Racing Series

he brainchild of Grandview Speedway owner Bruce Rogers, special events promoter Bob Miller, and local driving star Dave Kelly, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series celebrates 30 years of the most anticipated events of the racing calendar year after year. In 132 events, over $4.6 million dollars has been divvied up among the area's fastest racers. What started as a single 410 Sprint Car event in 1990 has blossomed to feature a variety of racing action including 358 Modifieds, USAC Wingless Sprints, All-Star Circuit of Champions, 360 & 410 Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Late Models, Midgets, Legend Cars, DIRTcar and ROC Modified events. The 2019 30th Anniversary Series of Thunder on the Hill is dedicated to Bruce Rogers.

About Grandview Speedway

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 57th Anniversary season in 2019. The facility offers free parking, quality food at reasonable prices (be sure to try the french fries), a program book, Grandview Speedway and Thunder on the Hill racewear and great viewing from every seat in the house. Race fans may take part in the Inside/Out promotion, where you can sign up (no charge) to watch warm-ups from inside turn four. Race fans are also invited to victory lane following the racing program and, race fans may enter the pits after the races to meet the drivers. Be ready to enjoy the spine-tingling fireworks salute on the feature event parade lap.

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NEWS FROM ROGERS FAMILY GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, BECHTELSVILLE, PA—THE 57TH CONSECUTIVE SEASON OF RACING

Presenting Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing plus a variety of special events. Track office: 610.754.7688

PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING: Ernie Saxton @ 215.752.7797: Email: Esaxton144@aol.com – Cell phone: 267.934.7286

Race results provided by Vicki Gehris

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HOWARD AND VON DOHREN WIN NASCAR MODIFIED FEATURES WHILE GULDIN COLLECTS HIS FIRST CAREER GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SPORTSMAN FEATURE WIN

TRIPLEHEADER ACTION AT GRANDVIEW ON JUNE 22 FEATURING MODS, SPORTSMAN AND WINGLESS SUPER SPORTSMAN

BECHTELSVILLE, PA. June 16, 2019 In the Saturday night racing action at Grandview Speedway broadcast by RCN-TV, Allentown later in the week, five-time NASCAR track modified point champion Duane Howard started off the show by putting the Norm Hansell-owned Norm’s Save Station No. 357 in victory lane at the conclusion of the 30-lap TP Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified feature postponed by rain on June 1 for his second win of the season.

It appeared Steve Swinehart, winless since May 2004, was going to claim the win in the first feature only to get bottled up behind a lapped car on the 27th lap. Howard capitalized on the opportunity to sneak through the opening on the backstretch to motor into the winner’s circle for his 74th career win. Howard commented they have a good team with good equipment, but they just have to start showing it to get the results of their hard work.

Craig Von Dohren, behind the wheel of the Pioneer Pole Buildings/Keith Harring Transportation No. 1 C, overtook Ray Swinehart for the lead in the second Modified feature from the regular portion on the 20th lap and proceeded to hold off the continuous pressure from runner-up Kevin Hirthler to garner his third win at the oval. Von Dohren felt his car didn’t feel that fast towards the end of the “interesting” race, but he still got the job done.

TP Truck Equipment Sportsman rookie driver Parker Guldin has been experiencing his share of ups and downs with carburetor and other issues in his first year learning stages at the 1/3-mile oval having been in competition in New Jersey last year where he won two features. Finally fellow Craig Whitmoyer, a rookie in the Modified class, stepped in to help and found the problem for the team. Whatever Whitmoyer did, helped as Guldin regained the lead from Sean Weiss on the fifth lap and later held off the constant challenges of Dean Bachman and finally second place finisher Brad Brightbill. Guldin’s crate powered engine earned him an extra $100.

Providing all feature winners met the necessary requirements, they received monetary awards from TP Trailers and a certificate from VP Fuels for product awards. The Dan’s Deli ½-way hoagie award recipients were S. Swinehart, R. Swinehart and Guldin.

Steve Swinehart grabbed the early lead at the onset of the first Modified feature trailed by Justin Grim, Jordan Henn, Ryan Lilick and K. Hirthler.

The only yellow was on the fourth lap caused when Louden Reimert slowed his pace. Swinehart held his position, but by now Henn, Hirthler, Howard and Jeff Strunk were chasing him.

Lap traffic by lap 17 caused the front runners to use heads-up driving, but Swinehart still managed to maintain the lead.

With five laps remaining, Howard and Strunk moved into second and third respectively to put their bids in for the lead.

On the 27th lap a slower car in the high lane in front of Swinehart allowed Howard to scoot by and become the new pacesetter.

Howard never looked back and went on to capture the victory followed by S. Swinehart, who endured a heartbreak at a chance for victory; last week’s feature winner Strunk, Henn, for his best finish and K. Hirthler.

Steve Wilson, another rookie, took the early lead at the drop of the green in the second Modified feature.

Wilson held the lead until Ray Swinehart took over the number one position on the 10th lap.

Behind Swinehart dicing for the remaining positions were Wilson, Hirthler, Grim and Mike Lisowski with the order constantly changing.

Hirthler was challenging his father-in-law for first by the 13th lap with Von Dohren, Doug Manmiller and Grim chasing.

Von Dohren charged into second on the 17th lap to pursue Swinehart and four laps later he was at the head of the pack.

Lap 22 saw Hirthler advance to second and give Von Dohren a run for the money as the side-by-side battle ensured.

Von Dohren succeeded at holding off the competition and chalked up Saturday night win number 108 chased across by Hirthler, Manmiller, Jared Umbenhauer and Howard, the Hard Charger recipient in both features starting 13th and 22nd.

Heats were won by R. Swinehart, Ron Seltmann Jr., S. Swinehart and Wilson. Jordan Henn and Howard won the consies.

Polesitter Sean Weiss led the Sportsman feature until the fifth lap restart created for an incident in the second turn and on the backstretch. On the restart Guldin put the Penny’s Shear Heaven/Oley Feed Mills No. 11 into the lead.

The battle behind Guldin for second through fifth was intense between Dean Bachman, Brad Brightbill, Weiss and Mark Kemmerer, who were just waiting for Guldin to slip-up.

Guldin and Bachman diced for the lead for a while until Brightbill took over second.

Guldin stuck with his “don’t give up” attitude and never faltered to pull into the winner’s circle a very jubilant first time victor followed by Brightbill, Bachman, for his best finish, Weiss and Kemmerer.

Weiss, Guldin and Bachman won the heats.

Here is what is coming next at Grandview. Saturday, June 22nd, Wingless Super Sportsman make their first appearance in a tripleheader that also features the T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds and the T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman plus the qualifying events for all divisions. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. with racing getting the green at 7:30 p.m. Adult admission for this tripleheader card is just $15 for adults while youngsters under 12 are admitted free.

On Sunday, June 23, 1 p.m. Outlaw Enduro and Blast from the Past Vintage racing action is the attraction.

RACE RESULTS

T.P. Trailers Modified Feature (30-laps) June 1: 1. Duane Howard, 2. Steve Swinehart, 3. Jeff Strunk, 4. Jordan Henn, 5. Kevin Hirthler, 6. Jared Umbenhauer, 7. Brent Gilmore, 8. Justin Grim, 9. Brett Kressley, 10. Frank Cozze, 11. Rick Laubach, 12. Kyle Weiss, 13. Alex Yankowski, 14. Craig Von Dohren, 15. Doug Manmiller, 16. Ryan Lilick, 17. Craig Whitmoyer, 18. Louden Reimert, 19. Mike Lisowski, 20. Dan Waisempacher, 21. Bobby Gunther Walsh, 22. Richie Hitzler, 23. Ryan Grim, 24. Ray Swinehart (alternate), 26. Ron Kline, 27. Kenny Gilmore, 28. Danny Erb. DNQ: Mark Kratz, Tim Buckwalter, Joe Funk III, Clay Butler, Mark Levy, Skylar Sheriff, Mike Laise, Eric Biehn, Ron Seltmann Jr., Steve Wilson, Brian Houseknecht and Ron Myers.

T.P. Trailers Modified Feature (30-laps): 1. Craig Von Dohren, 2. Kevin Hirthler, 3. Doug Manmiller, 4. Jared Umbenhauer, 5. Duane Howard, 6. Brett Kressley, 7. Ray Swinehart, 8. Alex Yankowski, 9. Mike Lisowski, 10. Clay Butler, 11. Kyle Weiss (provisional), 12. Justin Grim, 13. Danny Erb, 14. Rick Laubach (provisional), 15. Ryan Grim, 16. Dan Waisempacher, 17. Briggs Danner, 18. Joe Funk III, 19. Ron Kline, 20. Jordan Henn, 21. Steve Wilson, 22. Mark Levy, 23. Jeff Strunk, 24. Bobby Trapper Jr., 25. Steve Swinehart, 26. Brett Gilmore, 27. Ron Seltmann Jr., 28. Craig Whitmoyer, 29. Kenny Gilmore, 20. Ryan Lilick. DNQ: Frank Cozze, Ron Myers. Bobby Gunther Walsh, John Willman, Mark Kratz, Kyle Kania, Dylan Swinehart, Ritchie Hitzler and Louden Reimert.

T.P. Truck Equipment Sportsman Feature (25-laps): 1. Parker Guldin, 2. Brad Brightbill, 3. Dean Bachman, 4. Sean Weiss, 5. Mark Kemmerer, 6. Brandon Edgar, 7. Brad Grim, 8. Jesse Landis, 9. Kyle Smith, 10. Nathan Mohr, 11. Scott Kohler, 12. Brian Hirthler, 13. Andrew Kreis, 14. Kenny Bock, 15. Derrick Smith, 16. Andy Clemmer, 17. Kyle Lilick, 18. Josh Adams, 19. Steve Desmelyk, 20. B.J. Joly, 21. Tom Miller, 22. Brad Arnold, 23. Joey Vaccaro, 24. Nate Brinker, 25. Jack Butler.

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