Von Dohren Continues to Lead NASCAR Modified Points at Grandview Heading into Weekend Action

BECHTELSVILLE, PA – Craig Von Dohren continues in his effort to become the first 11-time T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 champion at Grandview Speedway. The Oley, PA racer sits on top of the latest point standings with 2512 counters. And he has been to victory lane three times out of the 10 point events run so far this season.

Staying close to Von Dohren in the point battle is five time champion Duane Howard. The Oley, PA racer has visited victory lane twice and has 2350 tallies good enough for second place.

Third spot is held by Grandview point chase newcomer Rick Laubach (Hellertown, PA). He has not cracked victory lane but he has earned 2299 points with consistent top finishes. Brett Kressley with 2120 points holds fourth followed by Jared Umbenhauer 2117.

Past champion Brian Hirthler of Green Lane, PA has moved back in front of the T.P.Truck Equipment NASCAR Sportsman standings with 1999 points and two victories. Close behind is Brad Grim, Coplay, PA, with 1973 counters. In third is two feature winner Brad Brightbill who has tallied 1938 points followed by Kyle Lilick with 1699 points and Brad Arnold with 1647.

Ten events have been run in each division with 55 racers earning points with the Modifieds and 40 racers getting points in the Sportsman division.




Next on the Saturday night NASCAR schedule is a tripleheader show of T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds, T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman and a second 2019 appearance for the Delaware Auto Exchange Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series. Heading up the list of entries for the Sprints will be Ricky Dieva, a recent feature winner, Tim Tanner, Rick Stief and a host of others. Racing on June 29 gets the green flag at 7:30 p.m. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. Adult admission is $18, youngsters 6 through 11 pay just $5 and kids under 6 are admitted free. Fans are reminded to arrive early for the Low Down and Dirty Meet & Greet. The session starts at 5 p.m. and will feature Sprint racer Ricky Dieva and Modified talent Louden Reimert.

PA Sprint Speed Week featuring 410 Sprints ($10,000 to win) and 358 Modifieds is on Tuesday, July 2. Start time is 7:30 p.m. Spectator gates open at 5 p.m.

Coming up on Saturday, July 6th is the annual Firecracker 40 which this year features the Sportsman with the feature winner walking off with $2,000. The 358 Modifieds will be the second part of the doubleheader Holiday show.

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

MODIFIEDS AS OF JUNE 22, 2019

1. Craig Von Dohren, Oley, PA #1C 2512***

2. Duane Howard, Oley, PA #66/357H 2350**

3. Rick Laubach, Hellertown, PA #7L 2299

4. Brett Kressley, Orefield, PA #19K 2120**

5. Jared Umbenhauer, Richland, PA #19/1H 2117

6. Kyle Weiss, Hamburg, PA #21K 2016

7. Doug Manmiller, Shoemakersville, PA #44M 2003

8. Kevin Hirthler, Boyertown, PA #117 1985

9. Jeff Strunk, Boyertown, PA #126 1963***

10. Alex Yankowski, Covington Twp., PA #84Y 1692

11. Frank Cozze, Wind Gap, PA #4 1690

12. Craig Whitmoyer, Hamburg, PA #99 1654

13. Louden Reimert, Oley, PA #16 1636

14. Ryan Grim, Laury’s Station, PA #17 1581

15. Tim Buckwalter, Douglassville, PA #23X 1430

16. Mike Lisowski, Minersville, PA #15 1389

17. Danny Erb, Boyertown, PA #44 1336

18. Kenny Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #OG7/14 1140

19. Briggs Danner, Allentown, PA #6/78D 1092

20. Clay Butler, Bloomsbury, NJ #4B 1025

21. Dan Waisempacher, Springtown, PA #01 969

22. Ray Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA#33 961

23. Ryan Lilick, Collegeville, PA #49 901

24. Jordan Henn, Kutztown, PA #77H 874

25. Ron Kline, Salford, PA #355 840

26. Brett Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA #7 832

27. Justin Grim, Orefield, PA #611/61 830

28. Steve Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA #313 761

29. Richie Hitzler, Lebanon, PA #22 614

30. Joe Funk, Coopersburg, PA #14RR 567

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

SPORTSMAN AS OF JUNE 22, 2019

1. Brian Hirthler, Green Lane, PA #4*/117 1999**

2. Brad Grim, Coplay, PA #13 1973

3. Brad Brightbill, Sinking Springs, PA #19 1938**

4. Kyle Lilick, Collegeville, PA #104 1699

5. Brad Arnold, Bethel, PA #830 1647

6. Kyle Smith, Fleetwood, PA #77 1646

7. Jack Butler, Phillipsburg, NJ #5 1634*

8. Mark Kemmerer, Green Lane, PA, PA #F10 1622

9. Brandon Edgar, Lehighton, PA #57 1506*

10. Dean Bachman, Emmaus, PA #65 1504

11. Andrew Kreis, Boyertown, PA #6K 1366

12. Ryan Beltz, Barto, PA #221 1252

13. Nate Brinker, Allentown, PA #14 1136

14. Nathan Mohr, East Greenville, PA #17M 1002*

15. Mike Mammana, Nazareth, PA #31 990

16. Andy Clemmer, Bechtelsville PA #127 861

17. Derrick Smith, Telford, PA#20 848*

18. Jesse Landis, Gilbertsville, PA #976 847

19. Kenny Bock, Birdsboro, PA #6 829

20. Lex Shive, Pennsburg, PA #5K 828

21. Josh Adams, Douglassville, PA #44A 780

22. Parker Guldin, Fleetwood, PA #11 780*

23. Tom Miller, Gilbertsville, PA #77T 759*

24. Scott Kohler, Boyertown, PA #12S 744

25. Aaron Bowes, Nazareth, PA #4 704

* denotes feature win (Feature wins listed are only for those that are

NASCAR point events.)