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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY’S VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL SET FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 14TH

BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 9, 2018 . . . OK, let’s try this again. The VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker Classic at Grandview Speedway is set for Saturday, April 14th at 7pm after being weathered out last Saturday.

                With $7,500 posted for the winner and $1,000 guaranteed just for making the starting field for the 50-lapper that has Small Block Modifieds going up against the Big Block Modifieds the race has attracted a huge amount of interest. This is especially true with the race being run to honor Bruce Rogers, one of the most respected race promoters in the business. He passed away in March, 2017.

                The doubleheader show is expected to attract quite a few outsiders (racers who are not regulars at Grandview) to take part with the popular Sportsman stock cars making up the second part of the event. The Sportsman will be racing for $750 to win and $125 guaranteed for making the feature starting field.

                With names like Craig VonDohren, Duane Howard, Jeff Strunk, Ryan Watt and so many others expected to battle for the lucrative victory, the opportunity to take home the Memorial trophy, is expected to be one to be remembered.

                 A full series of qualifying events will lead up to the feature races in both divisions.

                American Racing Tires has posted $1,000 which will go to four drivers that are not fortunate enough to make the Rogers Memorial. The names of all non-qualifiers will be in a drawing with four lucky drivers getting $250 each.

                New at Grandview this season will be a Stoudt Auto Sales of Reading, PA pace truck and it will be leading the field for the start of each feature event.

                Adult admission for the season opener is $28 while youngsters 6 through 11 pay just $5. And kids under 6 are admitted FREE. Pit passes are priced at $35 and there is no license required. Spectator gates open at 5 p.m.

                Those wishing to register for the Rogers Memorial, there is no license required and no entry fee, can do so at www.grandviewspeedway.com/bruce-rogers-memorial/. A drivers meeting will take place at 5 pm with all cars signed in by 5 pm. The drawing for qualifying heat starting positions takes place at 5:30 pm. And hot laps for the racers start at 6 pm.

                The NASCAR sanctioned season of racing will now get the green flag on Saturday, April 21st with a tripleheader show featuring the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman plus Blast from the Past Vintage racers with racing starting at 7 p.m.

                The first Outlaw Enduro/Blast from the Past Vintage doubleheader will take place on Sunday, April 15th with a 1 p.m. start.

                When the racing ends each night fans are invited to head back to the pit area to see the race cars up close, take pictures and collect autographs.

                Grandview Speedway is known for their excellent well-stocked concession areas and there is a great novelty stand that offers souvenirs, t-shirts, hats and more along with copies of the latest edition of the track magazine, The Inside Groove.

                The one-third-mile, banked clay track, offering clear views of all the action from each seat, is located at 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA, just off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown. For up-to-date information check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com or Facebook. The track office telephone number is 610.754.7688.

WINTERY MIX FORECAST FORCES GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TO POSTPONE ROGERS MEMORIAL TO APRIL 14TH

BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 5, 2018 . . . A weather forecast that includes a wintery mix of cold, snow, rain and wind on top of the already saturated grounds has forced Grandview Speedway management to postpone the First Annual VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker Classic, scheduled for Saturday, April 7, to Saturday, April 14th at 7 p.m.

                The same schedule of events will be presented on April 14th including a 50-lapper featuring the Small Block Modifieds going up against the Big Block Modifieds with the winner walking off with $7,500 and each feature starter earning at least $1,000. Also included in the doubleheader will be the exciting Sportsman stock cars racing for $750 to win and each feature starter earning $125.

                A full series of qualifying heat races will be run in each division to decide who will get to race in the main events.

                An impressive field of racers is expected to take part in the rescheduled doubleheader that will remember the late owner of the popular one-third-mile, banked clay oval and kicks off the 56th consecutive season of stock car racing at the Berks County facility.

                An added incentive for Modified racers will be the American Racer bonus awards totaling $1,000. All those who do not qualify for the big race will have their names entered in a drawing with four names being drawn and awarded $250 each courtesy of American Racer Tires.

Adult admission for the season opener is $28 while youngsters 6 through 11 pay just $5. And kids under 6 are admitted FREE. Pit passes are priced at $35 and there is no license required. Spectator gates open at 5 p.m.

                Those wishing to register for the Rogers Memorial, there is no license required and no entry fee, can do so at www.grandviewspeedway.com/bruce-rogers-memorial/. A drivers meeting will take place at 5 pm with all cars signed in by 5 pm. The drawing for qualifying heat starting positions takes place at 5:30 pm. And hot laps for the racers start at 6 pm.

                Stoudt Auto Sales of Reading, PA will be providing the official pace truck for this event and all events throughout the 2018 season.

                The NASCAR sanctioned season of racing will now get the green flag on Saturday, April 21st with a tripleheader show featuring the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman with racing starting at 7 p.m.

                The first Outlaw Enduro/Blast from the Past Vintage doubleheader will take place on Sunday, April 15th with a 1 p.m. start.

                When the racing ends each night fans are invited to head back to the pit area to see the race cars up close, take pictures and collect autographs.

                Grandview Speedway is known for their excellent well-stocked concession areas and there is a great novelty stand that offers souvenirs, t-shirts, hats and more along with copies of the latest edition of the track magazine, The Inside Groove.

                The one-third-mile, banked clay track, offering clear views of all the action from each seat, is located at 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA, just off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown. For up-to-date information check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com or Facebook. The track office telephone number is 610.754.7688.

VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL OFFERS $7,500 TO WIN AT GRANDVIEW ON APRIL 7

PRACTICE DAY A SUCCESS, NEXT UP IS THE FIRST ANNUAL VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL MONEY MAKER PAYING $7,500 TO THE WINNER AT GRANDVIEW ON APRIL 7

BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 2, 2018 . . . The sun was shining brightly at Grandview Speedway on Saturday as a variety of different types of race cars were put through their paces as many of the racers readied for the start of the 56th consecutive season of stock car racing on Saturday, April 7th. More than 75 race cars took part in the traditional practice session with a large turnout of fans enjoying the free grandstand admission on a very enjoyable Spring day.

                The highly anticipated First annual VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker 50-lap Small Block/Big Block Modified race will be presented Saturday with the winner of this race walking off with at least $7,500. Just making the starting field for this Classic that is being run in memory of the late track owner who passed away in March, 2017 will earn a racer $1,000.

                The Rogers Memorial is expected to attract quite a few outsiders as they seek the big bucks for the win and the prestige of winning the prestigious race. Expected to head up the action will be Jeff Strunk, Duane Howard, Craig VonDohren, Mike Gular, Doug Manmiller, Brett Kressley, Ray Swinehart, Tim Buckwalter and many others. Bridgeport Speedway Modified champion Ryan Watt, twice a feature winner at other area tracks already this season, has informed track management that he will be looking to earn a starting spot. In addition New York Modified standout Erick Rudolph will be driving the Kyle Borror #4 Modified.

                Also attracting a lot of attention will be a strong field of the popular Sportsman stock car racers making up the second part of this special doubleheader event. The winner of this event walks off with $750 and each driver to make the starting field will earn $125.

                Those wishing to register for the Rogers Memorial, there is no license required and no entry fee, can do so at www.grandviewspeedway.com/bruce-rogers-memorial/. A drivers meeting will take place at 5 pm with all cars signed in by 5 pm. The drawing for qualifying heat starting positions takes place at 5:30 pm. And hot laps for the racers start at 6 pm.

                Adult admission will be $28 while youngsters 6 through 11 pay just $5. Kids under six are admitted FREE. Pit fee is $35. The rain date is set for Saturday, April 14th.

                Spectator gates will open at 5 p.m.

                The very next Saturday, April 14th, the first of the weekly series of NASCAR/Track chase for the championship events will be presented with the TP Trailers Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman taking part. This will be the regular Saturday night attraction throughout the season. Adult admission for the regular Saturday night events will be $15 while youngster under 12 being admitted for FREE.

                And on Sunday, April 15, the first of a series of doubleheader shows featuring the Outlaw Enduros and Blast from the Past Vintage Racers will be presented starting at 1 p.m.

                When the racing ends each night fans are invited to head back to the pit area to see the race cars up close, take pictures and collect autographs.

                Grandview Speedway is known for their excellent well-stocked concession areas and there is a great novelty stand that offers souvenirs, t-shirts, hats and more along with copies of the latest edition of the track magazine, The Inside Groove.

                The one-third-mile, banked clay track, offering clear views of all the action from each seat, is located at 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA, just off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown. For up-to-date information check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com or Facebook. The track office telephone number is 610.754.7688.