BECHTELSVILLE, PA – Less than one month remains before stock car racing action returns to the Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA.
Officially kicking off the season will be the traditional Free-to-the-Public practice session set for Saturday, March 31st starting at noon. The practice is open to all divisions of competition.
The first annual VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Money Maker Memorial, paying $7,500 to win, will take place on Saturday, April 7th with a 7 pm starting time. Featured will be a 50-lap main event, remembering the late track promoter who passed away last March, which will have Small Block and Big Block Modifieds pitted against each other. A full series of qualifying events will lead up to the big money main event that will have every starter earning at last $1,000. More than $46,000 will be paid out. Rules can be found at www.grandviewspeedway.com.
In addition to the Modifieds the Sportsman stock cars will also present a full show of racing using Grandview rules. There will be no Late Model racing.
Racers planning to participate are requested to pre-enter (no entry fee) by telephoning or texting 484-256-4375. There is no license required and it is a non-point event. Please provide driver’s name, contact information and phone number to assist in the promotion of the event.
Rain date for the Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker will be Saturday, April 14.
Ticket prices for the April 7th special event are $28 for adults, $5 for youngsters 6 thru 11 and those under 6 will be admitted FREE.
The chase for the NASCAR championships in TP Trailer Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman divisions will kick off on Saturday, April 14th.
Season tickets offering a reserved seat for all Saturday night stock car racing events are currently available for $350 per person. Orders may be placed by sending a check covering the number of passes wanted to Grandview Speedway, 87 Wilt Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505. For information telephone 610.754.7688. Please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope to speed delivery.
Businesses wishing to take advantage of a variety of marketing opportunities available at the popular racing facility should be in touch with Ernie Saxton at Esaxton144@aol.com or telephone 267.934.7286. Already participating for 2018 are Bechtelsville Car Wash, Pioneer Pole Buildings, TP Trailers of Limerick, Whelen, K&N Performance, Hatfield Quality Meats, A.D. Moyer Lumber, WNPV AM Radio, VP Racing Fuels, Cargo Trailer Sales, Deka Batteries and others to be announced.
Outlaw Enduro and Blast from the Past Vintage Car competition kicks off with their first of six appearances on Saturday, March 24th at 1 p.m. The show will include 100-lap events for the Big Cars and Small Cars plus 50-laps for the Junk Yard cars, 10-laps for Ladies and two 25-lap features for the Vintage cars. There is a Sunday, March 25th rain date.
Grandview Speedway, a one-third-mile, banked clay track, is located at 42 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA just off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown. The NASCAR sanctioned track is in its 56 consecutive year of operation. A complete schedule of events for 2018 can be found at www.grandviewspeedway.com.