GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES BUSY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR THE 2019 SEASON

BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 14, 2019 . . . More than three dozen dates of auto racing are on the schedule being run at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway during the 2019 season, the 57th consecutive season of racing action now being presented by the Rogers Family.

                T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds and T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman stock cars will be the regular Saturday night attraction plus added attractions.

                Adding variety to the busy schedule will be Wingless Sportsman, Enduro Racing, Blast from the Past Vintage Racing, Central Pennsylvania Legends, Mid Atlantic Sprint Series, East Coast USAC Sprints, United Racing Club Sprints with the possibility more special attractions being added to the Saturday Night schedule.

                Those taking part in the two division Saturday night shows for Modifieds and Sportsman are reminded that a NASCAR license is required to enter the pit area. All Modified and Sportsman drivers must a hold a valid NASCAR license to compete.

                Per event NASCAR licenses will be available for $25.00 for a single event or $50 for a 15-day three event license.

                Visiting race divisions will not be required to have licenses but will pay a pit admission fee.

                And to clear up any confusion regarding Saturday night Modified and Sportsman prize money the Modifieds will be racing for $2500 to win plus the $300 bonus bucks from T.P.Trailers provided the winning car has the T.P. decals displayed properly. The Sportsman will be racing for an increased purse along with $600 to win the feature plus $200 T.P.Truck Equipment bonus bucks making for a total first place payoff of $800. A feature winning Crate Sportsman, with proper decals, will now earn $900 to win.

                The 2019 season will get started with Enduro competition on Saturday, March 23rd followed by the annual free-to-the-public practice session, open to all divisions of competition, on Saturday, March 30th at noon.

                The second annual Bruce Rogers Money Maker Big Block/Small Block $7,500 to win 50-lapper is set for Saturday, April 6th. There will be no NASCAR license required for this event.

                For the 30th year the popular Thunder on the Hill Racing Series, presented by Bob Miller and the Rogers Family, will bring a number of special attractions for the popular clay track.

                The biggest event of the season, the 49th Annual Freedom 76 Classic, paying $25,000 to win and attracting many of the top names in dirt racing, will take place on Saturday, September 21st with a rain date set for Saturday, September 28th.

                The full schedule can be found at www.grandviewspeedway.com or check in at Facebook. Info can be had at 610.754.7688.

                Complete details on track magazine advertising, event sponsorship and other marketing opportunities can be had by contacting Ernie Saxton (Ernie Saxton Communications, Inc.) at 267.934-7286 or esaxton144@aol.com. A brochure with full details is available.

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

GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY 2019 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS     (As of January 13, 2019)

      This schedule is subject to change without notice.  For information on events, weather, etc.   Call 610-754-7688 or visit www.Grandview Speedway.com.    A NASCAR license is required for all of those entering the pit area for a Saturday Night event.

Saturday night NASCAR racing features T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds and T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman stock cars plus added attractions from time to time during the season.

Saturday, March 23 Enduro 1 PM (Rain Date Sunday, March 24 1 PM)

Saturday, March 30 FREE to the Public Open Practice All Divisions 12 Noon

Saturday, April 6      2nd Annual Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker

                                    50 laps for Big and Small Block Modifieds $7,500 7 PM

Saturday, April 13 Modifieds, Sportsman 7 PM

Sunday, April 14    Enduro   1 PM

Saturday, April 20 Modifieds, Sportsman & Blast from the Past 7 PM

Saturday, April 27 Modifieds, Sportsman 7 PM

Saturday, May   4 Modifieds, Sportsman & Blast from the Past 7:30 PM

Saturday, May 11 Modifieds, Sportsman   7:30 PM

Saturday, May 18 Modifieds, Sportsman & East Coast USAC Sprints 7:30 PM

Sunday, May 19    Enduro 1 PM

Saturday, May 25 Modifieds, Sportsman 7:30 PM

Saturday, June 1 Modifieds, Sportsman & Central PA Legends 7:30 PM

Saturday, June 8 Modifieds, Sportsman 7:30 PM

Tuesday, June 11 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 7:30 PM

                              $10,000 to Win. . Jesse Hockett Classic USAC Non-Wing Sprint Tour & 358 Modifieds

Saturday, June 15 Modifieds, Sportsman 7:30 PM

Saturday, June 22 Modifieds, Sportsman, Winged Sportsman   7:30 PM

Sunday, June 23    Enduro 1 PM

Saturday, June 29 Modifieds, Sportsman, MASS Sprints 7:30 PM

Tuesday, July 2 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 7:30 PM

                            Pennsylvania 410 Sprint Car $10,000 to win Speed Week Series & 358 Modifieds

Saturday, July 6 Modifieds & Sportsman Firecracker 40 7:30 PM

Saturday, July 13 Modifieds, Sportsman plus Blast from the Past 7:30 PM Hatfield Quality Meats Night

Saturday, July 20 Modifieds, Sportsman & URC Sprints 7:30 PM

Friday, July 26     Enduro 7 PM

Saturday, July 27 Modifieds, Sportsman & Central PA Legends 7:30 PM

Tuesday, July 30s THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 7:30 PM

                                   USAC National Midgets & 358 Modifieds

Saturday, August 3 Modifieds, Sportsman 7:30 PM

Saturday, August 10 Forrest Rogers Memorial for Modifieds 50 Laps & Sportsman 7:30 PM 

Saturday, August 17 Modifieds, Sportsman 7:30 PM   (Forrest Rogers Rain Date)

Thursday, August 22 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 7:30 PM

                             SMOKE ON THE HILL III All Star 410 Sprint Car Thunder Cup & 358 Modifieds

Saturday, August 24 Modifieds, Sportsman Blast from the Past 7:30 PM

Friday, August 30     Enduro 7 PM

Saturday, August 31 Modifieds, Sportsman   7:30 PM

Saturday, September 7 Modifieds, Sportsman   7:30 PM

Saturday, September 14 WNPV RADIO NIGHT Champions Night! Modifieds, Sportsman 7:30 PM

Friday, September 20 Sportsman 38 laps, MASS Sprints & Modified Practice 7:30 PM

Saturday, September 21 49th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Classic 7 PM

Saturday, September 28 Enduro 7 PM   or if needed Freedom 76 Rain Date 7 PM

Saturday, October 5   Enduro 1 PM

Saturday, October 19 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 6 PM HALLOWEEN PARTY — MODS AT THE MADHOUSE 358/Big Blocks 40 laps, Sportsman, MASS Sprints

Sunday, October 20   Enduro 1 PM

Sunday, November 10 Fall Racer’s Flea Market Starting at 7 AM

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series is a Rogers Family/Bob Miller Promotion – -30th Anniversary Season!          Visit our web sites:  www.grandviewspeedway.com   and www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com

For information on marketing through motorsports through Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing at Grandview please be in touch with Ernie Saxton at 267.934.7286 or esaxton144@aol.com.

CHAMPIONS AND INDIVIDUALS HONORED AT RACE OF CHAMPIONS 2018 SEASON-ENDING CELEBRATION

Season Ending Celebration Awards Championships to Chuck Hossfeld, Brad Rouse, Scott Wylie, Eldon King III, Joe Mancuso and Travis Montgomery at Genesee River Restaurant & Reception Center-

Mount Morris, NY – (January 14, 2019) – The Race of Champions Series family of participants, officials and fans gathered at  the Genesee River Restaurant & Reception Center in Mount Morris (NY) for an evening of awards, accolades and celebration to conclude the 2018 championship season, where over 50 different point fund and special awards were presented.

Honored as series champions were Chuck Hossfeld of Ransomville, NY (Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series); Joe Mancuso of Buffalo, NY (Race of Champions Super Stock); Scott Wylie of Blasdell, NY (Race of Champions Sportsman Modified); Eldon King, III of Delevan, NY (Race of Champions Late Models); Brad Rouse of St. Catharines, Ont., CAN (Race of Champions 602 Dirt Sportsman Modified) and Travis Montgomery of Ontario, NY (Race of Champions Four Cylinder Dash Series). 

“Our team had a great season,” stated Hossfeld, accepting his fourth Race of Champions Modified Series championship. “I have a great team and I love all of them. This is a great Series. I’m proud of what we’ve accomplished and we are going to enjoy it.”

Several others received special recognition, in addition to recognizing the accomplishments of all, for an entire season of passion and dedication. 

Jack Ely of Wall, N.J., was officially named the Speedway Illustrated Race of Champions Rookie-of-the-Year.

                Point fund contributions come from Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, the US Army, Colton RV, Presque Isle Downs and Casino and TDH Refrigeration.

                Speed51.com representative Daryl Canfield of Binghamton, NY presented the Most Popular Driver Awards. Hossfeld (Modifieds); Mancuso (Super Stocks); Sam Fullone of North Collins, NY (Late Models); Dave Koslowski of Williamsville, NY (Asphalt Sportsman); James Michael Friesen (Dirt 602 Sportsman) and Tyler Catalano of Ontario, NY (Four Cylinder Dash Series) were all named most popular in their respective division.

                Special awards were presented to Jody London of Rochester, NY received the second FOAR (Friends of Auto-Racing) Score Fan Club Race of Champions Community Recognition award, with a $250 donation to the Make-a-Wish Foundation in Rochester, NY in London’s name.

                Vern Hedderick of Erie, Pa., received a Series dedication award in regard to his consistent yearly participation in the Super Stock Series.

                VP Racing Fuels, Sports Insurance Specialists, Speedway Illustrated, Product 9, Concept 1 Fabrication and Rock Auto handed out a variety of awards including product certificates, race tools, discount certificates and gift cards.

                For anyone receiving a point fund award, if you opt not to attend the awards banquet, your point fund award will be presented at the first scheduled event for your division in 2019.

                Western New York racing announcer and WGR Radio 550 radio show host, Dave Buchanan of Brewerton, NY, performed as the Master of Ceremonies.

Mohawk Northeast Joins Syrell Racing Supermodified Effort at Oswego Speedway

Dan Kapuscinski Motorsports Promotions – OSWEGO, NY (January 14, 2019) – The Syrell Racing Supermodified team, with drivers Michael Barnes and Dan Kapuscinski, is excited to partner with Mohawk Northeast for the upcoming Supermodified schedule at Oswego Speedway.

Based in Plantsville, CT, Mohawk Northeast has been family owned and operated since 1967 and specializes in heavy construction and marine construction, as well as tugboat transportation.

Mohawk Northeast offers its valued clients cost-effective, efficient solutions founded on engineering expertise. Their turnkey construction services also include facilities maintenance, fabrication and coating.

Contact Mohawk Northeast today at (860) 621-1451 to discuss your particular needs or to arrange for a prompt quote on your private or public sector construction project.

To learn more about all that Mohawk Northeast has to offer, visit online at www.mohawknortheast.com.

Syrell Racing will open their racing calendar on Saturday, May 25 with Oswego Speedway’s 69th consecutive season of operation featuring the Jim Shampine Memorial Twin 50’s for the Novelis Supermodified division.  Driver Michael Barnes and the Syrell team will be in action looking for their first Shampine Memorial title.

Follow Syrell Racing online at www.facebook.com/SyrellRacing

Syrell Racing Partners: Dan Kapuscinski Motorsports Promotions, Furdi’s, Gaffney’s Lawn Care, Good Times of Oswego, Hawk Jr. Fabrication, Joe’s Jerky, Mike Babcock Racing, Mohawk Northeast, Oswego Valley Millwork, Performance Manufacturing, Scott Lyons, Six Scoops, Skip’s Fish Fry, Slack Karts, Speedway Safety Solutions

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