First Annual Bruce Rodgers Memorial to Kick Off Season at Grandview

BECHTELSVILLE, PA – The man who, along with his father Forrest, built Grandview Speedway will be remembered with the 1st Annual Bruce Rogers Memorial on Saturday, April 7th with a 75 lap race featuring both Big and Small Block Modifieds. The race will pay $7,500 to win.

For 55 years Rogers with support from his wife Theresa and in recent year’s family members operated the one-third-mile, banked clay speedway turning it into one of the most successful short track operations in the nation.

The rules for the race will be similar to the October Thunder on the Hill race. There will be no NASCAR sanction involved with the season opener and no license will be required.
It is expected that the Memorial will attract a stellar field of racing talent as the greatly respected Rogers is remembered.

Additional details on the April 7th Rogers Memorial will be announced in the near future along with the purse breakdown and rain date.

In other news track management has set Saturday, March 31st for the traditional season starting “free to the public” practice session with a noon time start.

And the popular Freedom 76 Classic is set for Saturday, September 15th with a rain date of September 22nd. The event pays in excess of $25,000 to win.

Season tickets are now on sale at $350 which will include a reserved seat ticket for all Saturday night racing events which will feature NASCAR T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman stock cars.

To order a season ticket send a check/money order payable to Grandview Speedway to cover each ticket being ordered. Address is 87 Wilt Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope to speed return delivery.

Businesses wishing to take advantage of marketing opportunities through stock car racing at Grandview Speedway can obtain all information through Ernie Saxton at 215.752.7797 or email A color marketing brochure is available.

Grandview Speedway is located on Passmore Road just off Route 100 in Bechtelsville, PA, 10 miles north of Pottstown. The track phone number is 610.754.7688. Check in at or on Facebook and Twitter.