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Thunder on the Hill













JULY 1, 2020

CONTACT: BOB MILLER 443 513 4456




BECHTELSVILLE, PA JULY 1, 2020 . . . . . The fans asked for it and the USAC Midgets are returning to the Hill!

The NOS Energy Drink USAC National Midget Series will be part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Tuesday night, August 4 with the 2nd Annual Ken Brenn Midget Masters 30 joined by the NASCAR 358 Modifieds in a big double-header at Grandview Speedway. The midgets have a long and rich history at Grandview and many say, the Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA is the perfect track for the midgets. Last years’ event proved that as Chris Windom took the win over team mate Tyler “Sunshine” Courtney in a thriller.

This special night is being dedicated to Ken Brenn, an individual with a reputation rich in midget history and someone who once promoted midget racing at Grandview. Ken Brenn is an absolute “class act” and has been part of the local racing fabric for many years, enjoying much success as a modified car owner and a prior promoter of the Bridgeport Speedway. Some other surprises are being arranged as we honor Ken who is planning to be at this event and drop the first green flag of the night!

The 2020 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series is highlighted as Grandview Speedway opens the Pennsylvania Midget Speed Week that will include five consecutive nights of racing.

Time trials and qualifying events will lead up to the Ken Brenn Midget Masters 30 lap feature event paying $3,500 to the winner.

The 358 Modifieds will play an equally important part of this event with qualifying and a 30 lap feature that will $3,000 to the winner. Ryan Watt is hot off a Thunder on the Hill victory Tuesday night when he thrilled fans taking the win over a four car race for top spot. Jeff Strunk, Duane Howard, Craig VonDohren, Rick Laubach, Doug Manmiller, Brett Kressley, Kevin Hirthler to name a few.

The Tuesday night, August 4 Ken Brenn Midget Masters and 358 NASCAR Modified double-header will get underway at 7:30 PM with gates opening at 5 PM. Low, Down & Dirty is already hard at work planning the pre-race Meet and Greet. Some expected USAC Midget entries include Chris Windom, Tyler Courtney, Buddy Kofoid, Tanner Thorson, Cannon McIntosh, Tanner Carrick, Justin Grant and Cole Bodine just to name a few.

Adult admission tickets are $28, Children 6 to 11 are $10, Children 5 and under will be admitted free. The pit fee is $40 and a license is not required. Advance tickets are available by calling 443 513 4456. Please speak clearly and provide your first and last name and the number of tickets you need. Tickets may be paid for and picked up at the WILL CALL window on race night. We ask that you please bring exact change. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstands at 4:30 PM. Advance tickets orders will only be taken up to the day before the race. We apologize, but advance tickets will NOT be available on race day.

The conditions and requirements under the COVID-19 situation are ever changing and we will provide updates as we approach race night. To offer the safest possible conditions for our fans, competitors, officials, safety crew and track employees, we are making the following requests.

Please bring exact change when purchasing general admission tickets or pit passes.

We also advise that you wear a face mask, although not mandatory.

When possible, especially when standing in line, practice social distancing and be consideration of the individuals around you.

Also, as much as we want you to join us, if you are not feeling well, please do not attend.

2020 Thunder on the Hill Race Dates:


USAC National Midgets Ken Brenn Midget Masters & 358 Modifieds*


Tony Stewart's All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprints & 358 Modifieds"


MODS AT THE MADHOUSE Trick or Treat Triple 20's & Sportsman

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:

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING

About Thunder on the Hill Racing Series
The 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 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.

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Bridgeport Motorsports Park







Bridgeport Motorsports Park showcases top notch racing on brand new high banked, super wide oval!


Bridgeport, NJ – It finally happened. After months of construction and preparation The Bridgeport Motorsports Park – The Kingdom of Speed – opened its gates for the delayed 2020 season opener. All three divisions – The Foley Cat Modifieds, South Jersey Overhead Door 602 Sportsman and Sunbelt Rental Street Stocks – provided plenty of side by side action, three and four abreast racing with multiple groove racing from the first green flag to the final checkered.

Doug Rose’s plan for a reconfigured, banked speedway that would be smaller than the former 5/8th mile track, received mixed reactions from fans and competitors alike but the doubts were put aside with the great racing action provided by the brand new racing surface on Sunday.

Ryan Godown took the win in the Foley Cat Modifieds, holding off the challenges of Rick Laubach and then Richie Pratt Jr. who chased Godown across the finish line. Godown and Laubach had traded the lead briefly before Godown put his Searock No. 26 out in front for good.
Trailing Godown and Pratt to the checkered were Danny Bouc in the Short Load No. 32, Laubach in the Hermann No 7 and Briggs Danner in his family owned No. 78. Billy Pauch, Jr., Ryan Watt, Craig VonDohren, Ryan Krachun and Davey Sammons completed the top ten at the end of thirty laps.

Steve Kemery picked up the win in the South Jersey Overhead Door 602 Crate Sportsman feature event, starting off the season just as he did last year by winning the opening day race. Scott Hitchens pressured Kemery throughout the race and actually took the lead just before the halfway mark. Hitchens led lap nine and ten before Kemery regained the top spot. Hitchens went on to finish second behind Kemery with Ryan Anderson finishing third. Sean Metz chose the line around the bottom of the race track and made it work for a fourth place finish ahead of Joe Toth in fifth. Tom Moore, Jr., Ricky Wegner, Jr., Brad Roberts, 2019 Champion, Matt Peck and Johnny Bangs picked up top ten finishes in the season opener.

Rich Stinson, Jr. took advantage of a lap six restart to take the lead from 2019 Champion, Tom Wills, Jr. in the Sunbelt Rentals Street Stock feature event. The top three cars – Stinson, Wills, Jr., and Lee Allen – kept it interesting through the fifteen lap event with Wills and Allen staying within striking range of Stinson. There was an ongoing battle taking place behind the leaders as Vern McLaughlin, Jeff Dirkes and Mike Hughes, Jr. battled for the fourth spot. McLaughlin won the position, taking fourth over Hughes who finished fifth. Dirkes, Tom Wills, Sr., Mick Search, Justin Nowlen and Nick Sandone III finished sixth through tenth.

Action returns to the Kingdom of speed on Sunday, July 5th for the All American 40 – a forty lap feature event for the Foley Cat Modifieds. The United Racing Club 360 Sprint Cars will be the first sprint cars to compete on the new track and will join the four division show that will also feature the South Jersey Overhead Door 602 Sportsman and Sunbelt Rental Street Stocks. Grandstand seating will be limited to tickets sold prior to the event to maintain limits set by the governor. Pit gates will open at 3pm with the grandstand gates opening at 5pm, warm-ups at 6pm and the first green flag of the night at 7pm. TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE AND CAN BE PURCHASED AT


Foley Cat Modifieds (30 laps) -1, Ryan Godown, 2. Richie Pratt, Jr., 3. Danny Bouc, 4. Rick Laubach, 5. Briggs Danner, 6. Billy Pauch, Jr., 7. Ryan Watt, 8. Craig VonDohren, 9. Ryan Krachun, 10. Davey Sammons, 11. Cale Ross, 12. Dillon Steuer, 13. Brett Ballard, 14. Jack Swain, 15. Jeff Strunk, 16. Wade Hendrickson, 17. Jimmy Horton, 18. Matt Stangle, 19. Dominick Buffalino, 20. Steve Davis, 21. Stan Frankenfield, 22. Billy Pauch, Sr. 23. Willie Osmun, 24. Rich Rutski

South Jersey Overhead Door 602 Sportsman (20 laps) – 1. Steve Kemery, 2. Scott Hitchens, 3. Ryan Anderson, 4. Sean Metz, 5. Joe Toth, 6. Tom Moore, Jr., 7. Ricky Wegner, Jr., 8. Brad Roberts, 9. Matt Peck, 10. Johnny Bangs, 11. Dan Fleming, 12. Ryan Higgs, 13. Ryan Heim, 14. Ryan Godown, Jr., 15. Chris Jenkins, 16. Jim Gallagher, Jr., 17. David Jenkins, 18. Tom Errico, Jr., 19. Jonathan Swift, 20. Bobby Holzwarth, 21. Mason Magee, 22. Wayner Weaver, 23. Michael White, 24. Steve Lyle

Sunbelt Rentals Street Stocks (15 laps) – 1. Rich Stinson, Jr., 2. Tom Wills, Jr., 3. Lee Allen, 4. Vern McLaughlin, 5. Mike Hughes, Jr., 6. Jeff Dirkes, 7. Tom Wills, Sr., 8. Mick Search, 9. Justin Nowlen, 10. Nick Sandone, III, 11. Doug Debray, 12. Mike Creamer, 13. Drew Brocklebank, 14. Chris Felber, 15. Ken Moran, 16. John Parker, 17. Brian Ludwig, 18. Johnny Bush, 19. Paul Donahue (DNS)

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Thunder on the Hill













JUNE 30, 2020

CONTACT: BOB MILLER 443 513 4456




BECHTELSVILLE, PA (June 30, 2020) – A late race slider led Elks Grove, California’s Kyle Larson to a $10,000 win in the Pennsylvania 410 Sprint Car Speed Week event presented by Red Robin. Ryan Watt of Boyertown, PA picked up the NASCAR 358 Modified victory and $3,000 at Grandview Speedway on Tuesday Night, as part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series. With scattered showers over Grandview Speedway from noon to 7 PM the track crew and staff of Thunder on the Hill was determined to get this event in the books, and they did. The win also earned Kyle Larson his place on the Greg Hodnett Cup and perpetual trophy. Hodnett, a six time Thunder Champion and nine time Thunder on the Hill feature winner was remembered Tuesday night after losing his life in a racing accident in 2018.

In the 410 Sprint Cars, Larson overtook Freddie Rahmer to win was his third Grandview win in four years after scoring the 2017 and 2018 editions of the Speed Week event.

“Freddie (Rahmer) set such a good pace on the restarts, I’m surprised I could stay with him,” Larson said while celebrating his big payday. “At times we were good, it’s great to get a win.”

NASCAR Cup Series competitor, Christopher Bell set Fast Time and by the luck of the draw started on the pole of the 35-lap A-Main event. At the drop of the green flag, Bell pulled away to about a straightaway lead over Freddie Rahmer setting the pace for the first five circuits around the the one-third mile, Grandview high banks.

Bell’s night would come to an end quickly, after Kyle Reinhardt slowed collecting the leader, and handing the lead to Freddie Rahmer.

Rahmer hit lapped traffic on the 11th trip around the track, but that didn’t faze him, he switched lanes sliding passed cars, while Larson had his hands full battling Sammy Swindell for second position.

Larson would move into second on the 20th lap, and closed on Rahmer in lapped traffic.

A late race restart opened the door and Larson pulled a slide job on Rahmer, pulling away for the victory and the Greg Hodnett Memorial Cup.

Rahmer finished in second and Sammy Swindell rounded out the podium. Ryan Smith finished in fourth and Danny Dietrich completed the top five finishers.

There was no cruise control on the way to victory for Ryan Watt in the NASCAR 358 Modified feature event. Kevin Hirthler led the field to the green flag running side-by-side with Watt for the first 6 laps before Watt’s No. 14W machine could complete the pass.

The top five ran nose-to-tail with Watt leading the way followed by Hirthler, Craig VonDohren, Jeff Strunk and Brett Kressley. Kressley tangled with a lapped car, bringing out the first yellow flag of the night.

On the restart, the top-5 used every inch of the Grandview Speedway battling it out, with Strunk claiming the second spot.

Watt picked up the $3,000 win, Strunk settled for second, while Craig VonDohren, Kevin Hirthler, and Doug Manmiller rounded out the top five.

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series returns on Tuesday, August 4 with the Ken Brenn Midget Masters featuring the USAC National Midget Series and the return of the NASCAR 358 Modifieds. More information on this and all of the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series events is available at

Race Results

410 Sprint Cars
Time Trials – 1. Christopher Bell 11.552, 2. Kyle Larson 11.581, 3. Aaron Reutzel 11.631, 4. Freddie Rahmer 11.634, 5. Cory Eliason 11.675, 6. Sammy Swindell 11.696, 7. Brock Zearfoss 11.722, 8. Anthony Macri 11.772, 9. Ryan Smith 11.790, 10. TJ Stutts 11.834, 11. Logan Wagner 11.850, 12. Danny Dietrich 11.851, 13. Lucas Wolfe 11.884, 14. Brandon Rahmer 11.895, 15. Kyle Reinhardt 11.904, 16. Lance Dewease 11.913, 17. Dylan Cisney 11.938, 18. Jared Esh 11.986, 19. Mike Wagner 11.986, 20. Kyle Moody 12.055, 21. Alan Krimes 12.065, 22. Brent Marks 12.092, 23. Ryan Taylor 12.132, 24. Chase Dietz 12.151, 25. JJ Grasso 12.200, 26. Robert Ballou 12.294, 27. Tyler Walton 12.333, 28. Brett Michalski 12.441, 29. Dave Carlberg 12.793, Rico Abreu N/T, Brent Shearer N/T
Heat 1 (10 Laps) – 1. Ryan Smith 2. Christopher Bell 3. Lucas Wolfe 4. JJ Grasso 5. Alan Krimes
Heat 2 (10 Laps) – 1. Sammy Swindell 2. Kyle Larson 3. TJ Stutts 4. Brandon Rahmer 5. Brent Marks
Heat 3 (10 Laps) – 1. Brock Zearfoss 2. Logan Wagner 3. Aaron Reutzel 4. Kyle Reinhardt 5. Ryan Taylor
Heat 4 (10 Laps) – 1. Danny Dietrich 2. Anthony Macri 3. Lance Dewease 4. Freddie Rahmer 5. Brett Michalski
B-Main (10 Laps) – 1. Rico Abreu 2. Dylan Cisney 3. Robert Ballou 4. Kyle Moody
A-Main (35 Laps) – 1. Kyle Larson 2. Freddie Rahmer 3. Sammy Swindell 4. Ryan Smith 5. Danny Dietrich 6. Lance Dewease 7. Brock Zearfoss 8. Aaron Reutzel 9. Anthony Macri 10. Logan Wagner 11. JJ Grasso 12. Alan Krimes 13. Brent Marks 14. Ryan Taylor 15. Dylan Cisney 16. Lucas Wolfe 17. TJ Stutts 18. Kyle Moody 19. Brandon Rahmer 20 Robert Ballou 21. Brett Michalski 22. Kyle Reinhardt 23. Rico Abreu 24. Christopher Bell

NASCAR 358 Modifieds
Heat 1 (10 Laps) – 1. Kevin Hirthler 2. Craig VonDohren 3. Richie Hitzler 4. Dylan Swinehart 5. Jack Butler 6. Ron Kline
Heat 2 (10 Laps) – 1. Doug Manmiller 2. Ryan Watt 3. Briggs Danner 4. Brett Kressley 5. Ryan Beltz 6. Matt Stangle
Heat 3 (10 Laps) – 1. Kyle Weiss 2. Jeff Strunk 3. Rick Laubach 4. Duane Howard 5. Brett Gilmore 6. Brian Hirthler
Consi (10 Laps) – 1. Ryan Krachun 2. Justin Grim 3. Richie Pratt 4. Mike Gular 5. Ray Swinehart 6. Mark Kratz
Feature (30 Laps) –1. Ryan Watt 2. Jeff Strunk 3. Craig VonDohren 4. Kevin Hirthler 5. Doug Manmiller 6. Kyle Weiss 7. Duane Howard 8. Rick Laubach 9. Mike Gular 10. Briggs Danner 11. Matt Stangle 12. Dylan Swinehart 13. Jack Butler 14. Ray Swinehart 15. Ryan Beltz 16. Ryan Krachun 17. Richie Hitzler 18. Richie Pratt Jr. 19. Brian Hirthler 20. Brett Kressley 21. Brett Gilmore 22. Justin Grim 23. Mark Kratz 24. Ron Kline

The Thunder on the Hill Racing Series extends a sincere thank you to all who came out Tuesday night and sat through the periods of rain and overcast skies.

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World of Outlaws

Contact: Nick Graziano
World of Outlaws PR

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Winner Logan Schuchart (Trent Gower Photo)

JACKSON BLOCKBUSTER: Logan Schuchart claims first AGCO Jackson Nationals title
The Pennsylvanian wins his first crown jewel event in a barn burner Feature with seven lead changes

JACKSON, MN – June 27, 2020 – Crown jewels dangled in front of Logan Schuchart throughout 2019 but were never close enough for him to grab.

He finished second in the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway and then finished second at the Knoxville Nationals.

On Saturday night at the Jackson Motorplex, Schuchart fended off an assault of slide jobs and dive bombs throughout the 35-lap Feature to finally grab a crown jewel. He claimed the 42nd Annual Jackson Nationals title and the $30,000 prize that came with it.

“It’s awesome,” Schuchart said about winning the AGCO Jackson Nationals. “We’ve been so close to a couple of them (crown jewel events). It’s a huge win. Great for our team, without even thinking about the money. To win a race like this at a great facility with all of these great names here. To be able to win during these trying times in 2020 with everything that’s going on and to get a big win is great for our team.”

The win is his fourth of the season – second in a row at the 4/10-mile track – and 20th career World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series win.

The Hanover, PA driver entered the night as the points leader with his Shark Racing team for the event after a fourth-place finish and a win in the preliminary races.

He finished second in the DIRTVision Fast Pass King of the Hill Dash behind winner Daryn Pittman, placing them on the front row of the 35-lap Feature.

Schuchart darted ahead of Pittman at the start of the Feature, bringing two-time and defending Jackson Nationals champion Brad Sweet and Sheldon Haudenschild along with him. The next 30 laps became a summer blockbuster worthy of an Oscar nomination.

The lead officially changed hand six times throughout the event – not counting every time Schuchart, Sweet and Haudenschild swapped the lead before crossing the finish line. Haudenschild stole the lead from Schuchart in lap traffic on Lap 10. However, a red flag for Parker Price-Miller’s flip in Turn 1 put Haudenschild and Schuchart side by side on the restart.

Unwilling to lose another crown jewel event, Schuchart timed the restart perfect and powered his way around the outside of Haudenschild to reclaim the lead. But Haudenschild, who is winless this year, was just as hungry for the victory. He charged his way back around Schuchart the next lap.

Their duel of the fates was not yet over. Schuchart threw a slide job on Haudenschild going into Turn 1 and reclaimed the lead on Lap Lap 13. And this time, he was able to pull away, running the high line. Haudenschild fell victim to Sweet, as well.

With Schuchart in the lead, Sweet second and Haudenschild third, the three drivers ran single file around the top of the track for about the next 10 laps.

Once the Feature was under 10 laps to go and Schuchart again caught slower traffic, Sweet and Haudenschild closed in.

Like fighter jets playing war games, seeing how close they can dive around each other without touching, the three drivers swapped lanes every corner to try and get an advantage on the other. Haudenschild and Sweet almost made contact exiting Turn 4, forcing Haudenschild over the cushion with eight laps to go. He faded to the clutches of Pittman, while Sweet went after Schuchart.

“The Big Cat” pounced on Schuchart and edged him for the lead on Lap 29, but Schuchart dove into Turn 1 and slid ahead of Sweet for the final time. With tires wearing down, the reigning Series champion had nothing more for Schuchart. The Drydene #1S drove away with one of the biggest wins in his career.

“It’s tough when you get guys like that, that are so good,” Schuchart said about having to race Sweet and Haudenschild for the win. “Sheldon is going to pound the top down and take his shots. He can pull a slider from way far away. And I knew Brad was going to be coming at the end. You just have to keep your composure with those guys. You just have to hit your marks and not get overly excited.”

Sweet finished on the podium all three nights of the 2020 AGCO Jackson Nationals, including a win on the first night. However, he had to settle for another runner-up finish with his Kasey Kahne Racing team.

“I went really hard there in the middle of the race and kind of used my one shot to get by Logan and didn’t make it stick,” said Sweet, of Grass Valley, CA. “He did a good job. I think he was able to set a nice pace out front and able to save his tires, while I tried to stay close.

“There’s some nights you just can’t get it done. NAPA Auto Parts guys gave me a good car. We’re working hard. It’s competitive out here right now. We’ll take a second and try to get better next week.”

Pittman was able to get around Haudenschild to finish third – his second podium finish in a row.

“We just got some work to do and got beat by, arguably, the two best cars on the tour this year,” said Pittman, of Owasso, OK. “We’re making gains.”

Haudenschild finsihed fourth in his NOS Energy Drink Stenhouse Jr.-Marshall Racing car – his ninth top-10 finish in a row this year. David Gravel rounded out the top-five.

Ten-time Series champion and 2018 Jackson Nationals champion Donny Schatz ended the night eighth – his second top-10 finish in a row with his Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing team after four straight races outside the top-10.

Carson Macedo earned the KSE Racing Hard Charger award in his Kyle Larson Racing #2 car with his run from 18th to ninth. He’s now tied with Schuchart for the second most top-10 finishes, so far, this season with 14.

Now, with a crown jewel win under his beat, Schuchart said it only gives he and his team more confidence going forward this year.


The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series returns to Cedar Lake Speedway July 2-4 for a three-day Independence Day mega event with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models. Saturday’s event will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network.

You can get tickets to the three days of racing by clicking here.

If you can’t make it to the event, all three nights will be broadcast live on DIRTVision, as well.

(RELATED: World of Outlaws Cars and Stars Declare Race Fans’ Independence at Cedar Lake Speedway with 4th of July 3-Day Mega Event)

Race Results: 6/27/20 – Jackson Motorplex: Jackson Nationals finale

NOS Energy Drink Feature (35 Laps) – 1. 1S-Logan Schuchart [2][$30,000]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [3][$8,000]; 3. 83-Daryn Pittman [1][$5,000]; 4. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [6][$2,700]; 5. 41-David Gravel [4][$2,500]; 6. 2M-Kerry Madsen [9][$2,200]; 7. 18-Ian Madsen [7][$2,000]; 8. 15-Donny Schatz [10][$1,800]; 9. 2-Carson Macedo [18][$1,600]; 10. 83R-Lynton Jeffrey [19][$1,450]; 11. 16-Brooke Tatnell [17][$1,300]; 12. 9-Kasey Kahne [14][$1,200]; 13. 1A-Jacob Allen [8][$1,100]; 14. 11K-Kraig Kinser [13][$1,000]; 15. 41S-Dominic Scelzi [24][$1,000]; 16. 17B-Bill Balog [22][$1,000]; 17. 7-Justin Henderson [16][$1,000]; 18. 7S-Jason Sides [12][$1,000]; 19. 17A-Austin McCarl [21][$1,000]; 20. O9-Matt Juhl [23][$1,000]; 21. 49X-Tim Shaffer [15][$1,000]; 22. 21-Brian Brown [11][$1,000]; 23. 2C-Wayne Johnson [20][$1,000]; 24. 14-Parker Price-Miller [5][$1,000];
Lap Leaders: Logan Schuchart 1-9, 11, 13-28, 30-35; Sheldon Haudenschild 10, 12; Brad Sweet 29;
KSE Hard Charger Award: 2-Carson Macedo[+9]

DRYDENE Qualifier #1 (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer – 1. 14-Parker Price-Miller [1]; 2. 2M-Kerry Madsen [2]; 3. 11K-Kraig Kinser [3]; 4. 16-Brooke Tatnell [6]; 5. 17A-Austin McCarl [4]; 6. 13-Mark Dobmeier [5]; 7. 35-Skylar Prochaska [8]; 8. 55-Hunter Schuerenburg [7]; 9. 3P-Sawyer Phillips [9]; 10. 97-Alan Gilbertson [10]

DRYDENE Qualifier #2 (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer – 1. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [1]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz [4]; 3. 9-Kasey Kahne [3]; 4. 2-Carson Macedo [2]; 5. 33M-Mason Daniel [6]; 6. 41S-Dominic Scelzi [7]; 7. 44S-Trey Starks [5]; 8. 6-Bill Rose [8]; 9. 4X-Cody Hansen [9]; 10. 14K-Tori Knutson [10]

DRYDENE Qualifier #3 (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer – 1. 18-Ian Madsen [1]; 2. 21-Brian Brown [2]; 3. 49X-Tim Shaffer [4]; 4. 83R-Lynton Jeffrey [6]; 5. 17B-Bill Balog [5]; 6. 4-Terry McCarl [7]; 7. 27-Tucker Klaasmeyer [8]; 8. O9-Matt Juhl [3]; 9. O5-Colin Smith [9]; 10. 6X-Frank Rodgers [10]

DRYDENE Qualifier #4 (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer – 1. 1A-Jacob Allen [1]; 2. 7S-Jason Sides [2]; 3. 7-Justin Henderson [3]; 4. 2C-Wayne Johnson [7]; 5. 64-Scotty Thiel [5]; 6. 14X-Jody Rosenboom [6]; 7. 3-Tim Kaeding [4]; 8. 33-James Broty [8]; 9. 2K-Kevin Ingle [9]

King of the Hill (6 Laps) – 1. 83-Daryn Pittman [2]; 2. 1S-Logan Schuchart [1]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 4. 41-David Gravel [4]; 5. 14-Parker Price-Miller [5]; 6. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [6]; 7. 18-Ian Madsen [7]; 8. 1A-Jacob Allen [8]

C-Main (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer – 1. 55-Hunter Schuerenburg [1][-]; 2. 33-James Broty [3][-]; 3. 6-Bill Rose [2][]; 4. 3P-Sawyer Phillips [4][]; 5. O5-Colin Smith [6][$150]; 6. 4X-Cody Hansen [5][$150]; 7. 97-Alan Gilbertson [8][$150]; 8. 2K-Kevin Ingle [7][$125]; 9. 14K-Tori Knutson [9][$125]; 10. 6X-Frank Rodgers [10][$125]

Last Chance Showdown (12 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer – 1. 17A-Austin McCarl [2][-]; 2. 17B-Bill Balog [4][-]; 3. O9-Matt Juhl [1][-]; 4. 41S-Dominic Scelzi [7][-]; 5. 33M-Mason Daniel [3][$300]; 6. 13-Mark Dobmeier [6][$250]; 7. 44S-Trey Starks [11][$225]; 8. 64-Scotty Thiel [5][$200]; 9. 4-Terry McCarl [8][$200]; 10. 3P-Sawyer Phillips [17][$200]; 11. 14X-Jody Rosenboom [9][$200]; 12. 55-Hunter Schuerenburg [14][$200]; 13. 27-Tucker Klaasmeyer [12][$200]; 14. 33-James Broty [15][$200]; 15. 6-Bill Rose [16][$200]; 16. 35-Skylar Prochaska [10][$200]; 17. 3-Tim Kaeding [13][$200]

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Grandview Speedway







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: – Cell phone: 267.934.7286

Results by Vicki Gehris


BECHTELSVILLE, PA. June 27. . . Despite rain being all around the area of the 1/3-mile Grandview Speedway clay oval, action was never interrupted as the first championship point events were run off.

Craig Von Dohren, who started deep in the pack in last Saturday’s opening night activities, had a better starting spot for the first point race of the season and it worked to his advantage in the 30-lap T.P. Trailers NASCAR Advanced Auto Parts Modified feature on Saturday night. By winning the first qualifying heat and a heads up start Von Dohren was the polesitter. Numerous competitors tried to take the lead away from the ten-time point champion on various occasions, but were unsuccessful. At the drop of the checkered Von Dohren pulled the PPB sponsored No. 1C into victory lane to begin the quest towards a possible eleventh title.

The 25-lap T.P. Truck Equipment NASCAR Sportsman feature was a nip and tuck battle between winner Jack Butler and runner-up Brandon Edgar. Both drivers dueled side-by-side for several laps with neither one giving up as Butler went on to take the checkered.

Scott Schaeffer won the 15-lap Outlaw Vintage Racing Series feature after he inherited the top spot when leader Jon Lines relinquished the position dropping out with mechanical problems.

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 Von Dohren and Butler.

At the wave of the green in the Modified feature by starter Ray Kemp, Von Dohren was on a mission trailed by Jared Umbenhauer, Ryan Higgs, Briggs Danner and Brett Kressley. Kressley was in second at the end of eight laps and in pursuit of Von Dohren. Mark Kratz stopped along the homestretch for the first caution on the ninth lap. On the restart with Von Dohren and Kressley door handle to door handle, contact was made as Von Dohren didn’t “realize” Kressley was so close to him heading out of the fourth turn heading into turn one. Kressley lost valuable positions as Von Dohren was still the leader. Battling for second through fifth were Umbenhauer, Doug Manmiller, Duane Howard and Jeff Strunk. Manmiller took over second on the 14th lap and took chase after Von Dohren, who was approaching lapped traffic by the 18th circuit. The final caution was on the 21st lap when Mike Lisowski’s car erupted with steam bellowing out of it in the four turn. Von Dohren held his spot with Manmiller in a challenging position trailed by defending point champion Howard, Strunk and Umbenhauer. With six laps to go Howard overtook second and set his sights on Von Dohren. No one was able to catch and pass Von Dohren as he pulled into the winner’s circle for his first triumph of the season. Finishing second was Howard followed by Manmiller, Strunk and Umbenhauer. Rounding out the top ten were Ryan Grim, Kressley, John Willman, Kyle Weiss and Louden Reimert.

Heats were won by Von Dohren, Umbenhauer and Danner. Clay Butler won the consi.

Brandon Edgar led four laps of the Sportsman feature before the yellow came out for a fourth turn tangle between Derrick Smith and Kyle Lilick. On the restart Butler charged into first coming off the fourth turn to become the new leader. Edgar didn’t give him any room to falter and he stuck right with Butler trying to regain control. While Butler stuck to the inside groove and Edgar on the outside jockeyed for first, Brian Hirthler and defending point champion Brad Brightbill had their own battle for third. Edgar made several runs at Butler in an attempt to regain control, but each one failed. Butler never lost the lead and went on the score his first victory of the year and his third career win. Finishing a close second was Edgar followed by Brightbill, Hirthler and Mark Kemmerer. Sixth through tenth were Brett Gilmore, Jesse Landis, Ryan Beltz, Kyle Lilick and Chris Esposito. Edgar, Butler, Nate Brinker and Hirthler were the heat winners. Consies went to Brad Arnold and Kenny Bock.

Saturday, July 4, the Sportsman will be the highlight of the night with the Firecracker 40-lap feature rewarding the winner with $2,000 along with a full show of Modifieds set to get underway at 7:30 p.m.

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

T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman Feature (25-laps): 1. Jack Butler, 2. Brandon Edgar, 3. Brad Brightbill, 4. Brian Hirthler, 5. Mark Kemmerer, 6. Brett Gilmore, 7. Jesse Landis, 8. Ryan Beltz, 9. Kyle Lilick, 10. Chris Esposito, 11. Ryan Higgs, 12. Dean Bachman, 13. Brad Arnold, 14. Doug Snyder, 15. Kyle Smith, 16. Nathan Mohr, 17. Joseph Brown, 18. Nate Brinker, 19. Parker Gulden, 20. Jesse Leiby, 21. Kenny Bock, 22. B.J. Joly, 23. Derrick Smith, 24. Lex Shive, 25. Tom Miller, 26. Mike Mammana. DNQ: John McGovern, Bryan Rhoads, Decker Swinehart, Scott Kohler, Cory Edelman, Jimmy Leiby, Nick Faust, Matthew Brooke, Bryce Thomas, Beau Drobot, and Mark Gaugler.

Outlaw Vintage Feature (15-laps): 1. Scott Schaeffer, 2. Curt Neiman, 3. Wyatt Jacobus Sr., 4. Matt Smith, 5. Gene Wrightstone, 6. Ron Paulson, 7. Jon Lines, 8. Bill Gerhart, 9. Denise Hall, 10. Jeff Paulson.