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Wall Stadium

DATE OF EVENT: May 26, 2018
DATE OF RELEASE: May 20, 2018
CONTACT: Jeff Gravatt

TWIN MODIFIED RACES AT WALL SATURDAY NIGHT (MAY 26)

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ After a scheduled night off on May 5 and two straight rain outs, the headlining Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modified stock cars will return to action at Wall Stadium Speedway this Saturday night (May 26) to celebrate Memorial Day weekend in Twin 35 lap feature races. Grandstand seating for this All American Auto Group Racing Series event will open at 5:00 p.m., qualifying is set for 5:45 p.m. and main event racing will follow at 7:05 p.m.

The twin Modified main events on the night are always important in the race for the season-long driving title. Three-time winner Jimmy Blewett of Howell has looked strong in early season action as has two-time champ Steven Reed of Jackson, Eric Mauriello of Howell, Andrew Krause of Holmdel, Chas Okerson of Freehold and Willingboro's Zack Alspach, just to name a few.

Also on the card 25-lap races are planned for the Center State Engineering Sportsman cars, the Mike's Performance Center Limited Late Models and the O'Shea's Auto Repair Factory Stocks. The open cockpit Three Quarter Midgets of the ATQMRA will make their first appearance of the season on the fifth mile inner oval.

On this Memorial Day weekend Saturday night all active military and veterans will be honored with free grandstand admission when presenting proper identification.

Pit gates will open at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday; with on track testing starting at 3:00 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5:00 p.m., qualifying is then set for 5:45 p.m. with main events for all divisions to follow.

Once the May 26 events are complete, oval track racers in the All American Auto Group Racing Series will have a planned Saturday night off on June 2 as the Formula Drift Series invades the speedway for its annual event. Oval track racing will then return on June 9 with the running of the annual “Garden State Classic.”

Wall Stadium presents professional motorsports events on Saturdays and Sundays through early October with special post-season races in October and November. The speedway is located on Route 34 in Wall Township, N.J., just one mile north of Garden State Parkway exit 98 and Interstate 195 exit 35B. The speedway hotline number is 732-681-6400, while CKMotorsports@aol.com is the track’s email address. More information is also available at www.wallspeedwayracing.com.

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New Egypt Speedway
Route 539, New Egypt, NJ
Track Phone: 609-758-1900
Website: www.newegyptspeedway.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/newegyptspeedwayofficial
Twitter: www.twitter.com/nesspeedway
Media Contact: Pete MacDonald – 609-758-1900 – nesoffice@comcast.net

SALUTE TO OUR VETERANS 40 SET FOR SATURDAY MAY 26 AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY; ALL MILITARY ADMITTED FREE

Media Contact: Pete MacDonald – 609-758-1900 – nesoffice@comcast.net

New Egypt, NJ – Following back-to-back rain outs the New Egypt Speedway will be back in action this Saturday Night May 26th with the 2nd Annual Salute To Our Veterans 40 for the Modifieds.

Crate Modifieds, Street Stocks, 4-Cylinders & the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman will also be in action this weekend. As a Thank You for their service, all active and retired military w/ID will receive free General Admission this coming Saturday night.

This Saturday will also be the “Dirty Dozen” Round of 12 in the JTee’s May Modified Madness Series.

Following the tragedy that took place in his hometown of Paramus, NJ last week, Crate Modified driver John Criscione and New Egypt Speedway will be teaming up for a helmet drive to be conducted during intermission on Saturday night.

Pit Gates will open at 3PM, Spectator Gates will open at 4PM with Hot-Laps being scheduled for 5PM and Racing beginning at 6PM. Admission to the grandstand is $22 for adults, $20 for seniors 65 and older, $10 for teens 12-15 and Kids 11 & Under are FREE. Pit admission is $30 with a New Egypt Speedway license and $40 with no license.

New Egypt Speedway is located on Route 539 in New Egypt, NJ just minutes from Six Flags Great Adventure and the New Jersey Turnpike. A racy 7/16-mile D-shaped dirt oval, New Egypt Speedway serves Garden State race fans with some of the best competition in the country. New Egypt’s state-of-the-art facilities feature daylight-quality lighting and excellent sightlines from any seat in the house. The grandstands are fully wheelchair accessible with wide, clear, and well-groomed walkways. Concession facilities serve up everything from Jersey Burgers to ice cream treats at family-friendly prices.

For more information on New Egypt Speedway, visit online: www.newegyptspeedway.net, “Like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/newegyptspeedwayofficial, or follow us on Twitter @nesspeedway.

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NEWS FROM THE ROGERS FAMILY OPERATED GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, BECHTELSVILLE, PA
TRACK PHONE: 610.754.7688 or visit www.grandviewspeedway.com
MEDIA CONTACT: Ernie Saxton @ esaxton144@aol.com, 215.752.7797 or 267.934.7286

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SET FOR TWO BIG NIGHTS OF RACING ACTION ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

BECHTELSVILLE, PA May 22, 2018 . . . NASCAR sanctioned short track stock car racing will be the attraction at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night (May 26) kicking off two big nights of dirt track racing as part of Memorial Day weekend excitement.

The Saturday night show will feature the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and Late Models. The tripleheader card of excitement will have racing starting at 7:30 p.m.

At least 12 events of stock car racing will be presented with 28 cars going to the starting line in the 30-lap Modified feature race while Late Models and Sportsman will each race in 25-lap main events after a full series of qualifying events.

Modified point leader Brett Kressley will be looking for his second win of the season with strong competition coming from the likes of Craig VonDohren, Duane Howard, Jeff Strunk, Mike Gular, Frank Cozze and a host of other talents.

Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. and that is when the Low Down and Dirty Internet radio show will be presenting their weekly Meet and Greet with drivers and cars on display. This week Sportsman racers Nathan Mohr and Ken Eckert Jr. will be there along with Modified talent Justin Grim.

Admission for the Saturday night action packed racing is just $15 for adults while youngsters under 12 are admitted FREE. There is free parking on the speedway grounds.

And the second part of the Memorial Day weekend action at Grandview will feature the first Pioneer Pole Buildings Thunder on the Hill Racing Series events on Sunday, May 27th with the 21st Annual Traffic Jam Big Block/Small Block Modifieds main event, a 40-lapper paying $5,000 to win, topping the show. Also included will be the Sportsman stock cars along with the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series. Gates open at 5 p.m. while starts at 7:30 p.m.

Fans will have the opportunity to see top names in Modified stock car racing along with rising stars in Sportsman and Sprint car racing in the Sunday action.

Adult admission is $25 while youngsters 6 – 11 paying $10. Kids under 6 are admitted free. Admission to the pit area, no license required, is $35.

Complete information on racing at Grandview can be found at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or by telephoning 610.754.7688.

Grandview Speedway, one of the most successful NASCAR short tracks in the nation, is located on Passmore Road, just off Route 100, in Bechtelsville, PA 10 miles north of Pottstown.

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NEWS FROM THE ROGERS FAMILY OPERATED GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, BECHTELSVILLE, PA
TRACK PHONE: 610.754.7688 or visit www.grandviewspeedway.com
MEDIA CONTACT: Ernie Saxton @ esaxton144@aol.com, 215.752.7797 or 267.934.7286

WHELEN ENGINEERING NIGHT FEATURES 4 DIVISIONS OF AUTO RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT

BECHTELSVILLE, PA May 18, 2018 . . . Just 32 points separate the top five racers in the NASCAR T.P.Trailers 358 Modified point standings at Grandview Speedway with young Brett Kressley leading the way with 557 tallies. All five racers and many more will be looking to improve their standings in the battle for the lucrative NASCAR and Track championships as stock car racing gets the green flag on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.

The night of racing will be sponsored by longtime NASCAR supporter, Whelen Engineering.

Current champion Craig VonDohren, a ten time champion, is just 17 points behind the leader. Mike Gular, looking to become a first time titleholder is third with 538 counters just 19 points behind followed by DIRT Hall of Famer Frank Cozze and another ten time champion Jeff Strunk. Only Kressley has visited victory lane in the two nights of point racing run so far this season.

Actually there will be four divisions of auto racing competition including the Modifieds, Late Models, Sportsman and the added attraction of the Blast from the Past Vintage Racers.

Danny Snyder is on top of the standings with the Late Models while Brad Grim holds the top spot in the Sportsman division.

At least 12 events of exciting clay track stock car racing will make up the night of racing action. Adult admission is just $15 while youngsters under 12 being admitted for FREE. And there is free parking available on the speedway grounds.

Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. and that is when the Low Down and Dirty Internet radio show will be presenting their weekly Meet and Greet with drivers and cars on display. This will Sportsman racers Nathan Mohr and Ken Eckert Jr. will be there along with Modified talent Justin Grim.

NASCAR stock car racing action will return on Saturday, May 26th with the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman racers being featured.

For the latest updates check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or telephone 610.754.7688.

Grandview Speedway, a one-third-mile, banked clay track, is located on Passmore Road in Bechtelsville, PA just 10 miles north of Pottstown.

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Wall Stadium

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DATE OF EVENT: May 19, 2018
DATE OF RELEASE: May 13, 2018
CONTACT: Jeff Gravatt

TWIN MODIFIED RACES AT WALL SATURDAY NIGHT

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ After a scheduled night off on May 5 and a rain out on May 12, the headlining Pete and Elda's Bar,Carmen's Pizzeria Modified stock cars will return to action at Wall Stadium Speedway this Saturday night (May 19) in Twin 35 lap feature races. Grandstand seating for this All American Auto Group Racing Series event will open at 5:00 p.m., qualifying is set for 5:45 p.m. and main event racing will follow at 7:05 p.m.

The twin Modified main events on the night are important in the race for the season-long driving title. Three-time winner Jimmy Blewett of Howell has looked strong in early season action as has two-time champ Steven Reed of Jackson, Eric Mauriello of Howell and Andrew Krause of Holmdel, just to name a few.

Also on the card will be 25-lap races for the Center State Engineering Sportsman cars, the Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Cars and the Surfside Collision 4 Cylinder Stocks.

This “Giveaways Galore” themed night will feature plenty of goodies for the fans as giveaways will be presented at the grandstand entrance gate as well as throughout the evening.

Pit gates will open at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday; with on track testing starting at 3:00 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5:00 p.m., qualifying is then set for 5:45 p.m. with main events for all divisions to follow.

Wall Stadium presents professional motorsports events on Saturdays and Sundays through early October with special post-season races in October and November. The speedway is located on Route 34 in Wall Township, N.J., just one mile north of Garden State Parkway exit 98 and Interstate 195 exit 35B. The speedway hotline number is 732-681-6400, while CKMotorsports@aol.com is the track’s email address. More information is also available at www.wallspeedwayracing.com.

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Did Somebody Say Topless!?

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13

Thunder on the Hill News

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MAY 13, 2018
CONTACT: BOB MILLER 443 513 4456
THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES PRESENTS. . . .

PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS 21ST ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM, SPORTSMAN & SPRINTS IN TRIPLE THUNDER THRILLER AT GRANDVIEW SUNDAY, MAY 27, PLUS FAN FUN STUFF

BECHTELSVILLE, PA (May 13, 2018) – It’s that time of the year for honoring the American flag, enjoying a barbecue, tail-gating and taking in a night on the hill with a show of Modified, Sportsman and Sprint Car Racing all in one night. Thanks to the Thunder Series sponsor NAPA Auto Parts and race event sponsor Pioneer Pole Buildings, it will all happen at the Grandview Speedway on Sunday night, May 27 as the 29th season of Thunder on the Hill takes the first green flag of the season.

It’s an exciting Memorial Day holiday weekend for Grandview Speedway race fans; as this is more than just a race, the Sunday, May 27 event will showcase the 21st Annual Pioneer Pole Buildings TRAFFIC JAM. This event is just loaded with prestige and is one of those events every modified driver wants to add to their resume of greatest wins. Who won this event in the past ?

Previous Traffic JAM winners include Brett Hearn a four-time winner and the inaugural victor in 1998. Other TRAFFIC JAM winners include Matt Sheppard, Jimmy Horton, Tim McCreadie, Craig VonDohren, Jeff Strunk, Alan Johnson, Frank Cozze, Rick Laubach, Danny Johnson, Tim Fuller and the youngest Traffic Jam winner, 25-year-old Brett Kressley of Orefield, PA, the 2017 defending winner of this event.

Kressley, off to a strong start in 2018 would like nothing more then to make it a back-to-back Traffic Jam victory.

With a 7:30 PM start time, the Thunder Series kick-off show includes three exciting racing divisions competing on the Berks County dirt track – with the 40-lap Traffic Jam paying $5,000-to-win, $1,000 for tenth and $500 to start the Modified main event, a $1,300-to-win Sportsman showdown, and the MASS Sprint Car Series.

There is no entry fee and no track/series license required to compete in this event. A special rules package was created to accommodate all area competitors. Both American Racer and Hoosier tires will be allowed for competition, and Big-Block or Spec Small-Block engines are permitted.

To pre-enter teams can call 443-513-4456 or visit www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com

Along with the Modifieds, the Sportsman will be in action competing in a 25-lap event with $1,300 going the winner. A similar relaxed rule package is available to the Sportsman teams and, as per Grandview Sportsman rules, sail panels will be allowed during this event.

The sprint cars round out this Triple Thunder Thriller with the MASS Sprint Car series participating in qualifying events and a 25-lap feature event.

Special thanks to Delaware Auto Exchange, sponsors of the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series and they will be at the track early greeting the first 150 fans through the front gate with Delaware Auto Exchange koozie’s plus, as the night goes on, $800 worth Delaware Auto Exchange gift cards will be handed out.

As always, GALCO Business Communications are back at the Hill. GALCO is second only to NAPA Auto Parts as the longest sponsors of Thunder on the Hill. GALCO representatives Tom Cooper and Paul Lorenz are thrilled to again add some special spectator give-aways. Long time Thunder Series friend, Jim Gallagher will be at many of the events on behalf of GALCO. Jim is usually at the front gate meeting new fans.

The Pioneer Pole Buildings Mobile Sales Unit will be on display in the mid-way along with all of the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series mainstay promotions including the Low Down & Dirty Radio Show pre-race Meet and Greet, pit area tours, the Inside/Out Experience – where fans can watch hot laps from the infield, Joe ‘The Pizza Dude’ offering up free pizzas to the rowdiest fans, give-a-ways, and appearances by Miss Thunder on the Hill.

Helping to celebrate the Memorial Day Weekend will be a special fireworks display before the start of the main event.

Spectator gates will open at 5 PM, with racing action set for 7:30 PM. Adult General Admission is $25, Children 6-11 are $10, and Children 5 and Under are Free of Charge. Pit Area pricing is $35, and a license is not required.

Race fans interested in early admission can take part in our Advance Ticket Reserve. Advance tickets are available by calling 443-513-4456. You can leave a message with your name, contact number, and the number of tickets you’re requesting. Tickets may be picked up and paid for at the Grandview Speedway will call window on race night after 4:00 PM. Advance ticket holders are eligible to enter the grandstands at 4:30 PM a full half-hour before General Admission tickets go on sale.

NAPA Auto Parts continues their long run with the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series as the title sponsor joined by Pioneer Pole Buildings, Levan Machine and Truck Equipment and GALCO Business Communications.

2018 Race Dates

Sunday, May 27 Thunder on the Hill Racing Series 7:30 PM
21st Annual Traffic Jam Big Block/358 Modifieds*, Sportsman, MASS Sprints

Thursday, June 14 Thunder on the Hill Racing Series 7:30 PM
12th Annual USAC Non-Wing Sprints Jesse Hockett Classic Plus 358 Modifieds*

Tuesday, July 3 Thunder on the Hill Racing Series 7:30 PM
24th Annual 410 Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series Plus 358 Modifieds*

Thursday, August 23 Thunder on the Hill Racing Series 7:30 PM
All Star 410 Sprints & 358 Modifieds*

Saturday, October 13 Thunder on the Hill Racing Series 6 PM
Mods at the MADHOUSE Halloween Party Big Block/358 Modifieds, Sportsman, MASS Sprints

Grandview Speedway

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
Thunder Series Website: Track Website: www.grandviewspeedway.com
Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill

About Grandview Speedway

Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 56th Anniversary season in 2018. 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 race wear 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. For more information visit: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com

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