BECHTELSVILLE, PA – New Yorker Danny Johnson, a past winner of the prestigious Forrest Rogers Memorial at Grandview, and Rick Laubach, one of the top area talents in dirt track Modified racing, have entered Saturday’s 47th Annual Freedom 76 Classic In Honor of Bruce Rogers at Grandview Speedway.
The Doctor, as Johnson is called, and Laubach join a long list of outstanding dirt track Modified talents scheduled to be trying for a starting spot in the $30,000 to win race. Other top names include Stewart Friesen, Jimmy Horton, Ryan Watt, Duane Howard, Doug Manmiller, Tim Buckwalter, Jared Umbenhauer, Ray Swinehart, Frank Cozze, and so many others.
Ten time Grandview Speedway TP Trailers Modified champions Craig VonDohren and Jeff Strunk are guaranteed starters as is Mike Gular.
Two nights of racing excitement includes the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series 305 Sprints featured in doubleheader action on Friday night along with the Freedom 38’er Sportsman race paying $1500 to win.
The hard-charging MASS Sprinters known for their action racing on the one-third-mile, banked clay track and the exciting Sportsman stock cars will get fans warmed up for the great racing action they will see on Saturday night with the Modified stock cars. Rick Stief leads Tommy Carberry by just 2 points in the MASS point standings with just one race remaining on their schedule after Grandview. And Modified racers planning to be part of the Saturday action are welcome to run some practice laps.
Adult admission for the Friday night show is just $12 with youngsters 6 thru 11 paying $5 and kids under six being admitted free. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with racing starting at 7 p.m.
Fans are reminded that advance tickets for the Saturday Freedom 76 will be on sale Friday for $35 while on race day the tickets will be $40 for adults, $10 for youngsters 6 thru 11 and under 6 are admitted free. Pit passes on Saturday will run $45 and no license is required.
Additional information on tickets, parking, camping, etc. can be found at the Freedom 76 link on www.grandviewspeedway.com.
The 47th Annual Freedom 76 will include a full series of qualifying heat races. Pioneer Metal Roofing is sponsoring the $1000 to win Cash Dash. The Schafer Racing Minuteman 20, offering the last opportunities to make the starting field for the Freedom 76, is the final event before the $30,000 to win Classic.
Ticket windows open at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday with advance ticket holders allowed to enter at 3 p.m.
Grandview Speedway is located on Passmore Road, just off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown in Bechtelsville, PA. Telephone 610.754.7688 and stay informed on Facebook.