Kressley, Gilmore, and Grim Lead NASCAR Point Standings at Grandview

BECHTELSVILLE, PA – Despite having a tough Saturday night, not finishing the feature race, Brett Kressley continues to lead the chase for the NASCAR T.P.Trailers Modified crown. In fact Kressley was able to increase his lead because challenger, defending champion Craig Von Dohren had an even tougher night. With six Saturdays to go in the point battle, part of the Advance Auto Parts Weekly Racing Series, Kressley has 3637 points with five wins to his credit. Von Dohren has three wins and 3478 points. Jared Umbenhauer holds third in the standings with one win and 3199 tallies. Duane Howard sits in fourth with one win to his credit and 2903 counters. In fifth is 11 time champion Jeff Strunk with one win and 2784 points. Close to 50 racers have earned points in the 13 events run so far this season.

Kenny Gilmore had a tough night last Saturday but continues to set the pace in the T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman division with 2583 points and one feature win. Dylan Hoch is closing in on the leader with three wins and 2474 points. Shooting for a second straight title Brian Hirthler has a win to his credit and 2371 points. There have been 57 drivers earn points.

With just four features run in the 602 Sportsman Mini Series Ryan Grim, without a win, leads the standings having earned 849 points with consistent finishes. Glenn Strunk is second in the battle with 849 points and one win. Dylan Hoch is third in the point chase with two wins and 840 points. And there has been 52 drivers earning points in four feature races presented so far this season.

Competition will be keen this Saturday, August 7, when the Modifieds and Sportsman perform in a doubleheader that is expected to be action packed throughout the evening leading up to and including the 30-lap main event featuring 28 starters while the Sportsman race in a 25-lap main event that starts 26 cars. Adult admission is $15 while youngsters 11 and under are admitted free.

Meet & Greet will include Modified racers Jordan Henn and Glenn Owens along with Sportsman talents Nick Faust and Mike & Ryan Laise and newly retired racer Tom Miller.




Friday August 6th will feature the Outlaw Racing Series Enduro and Vintage Racing Series. Action gets the green at 7 p.m. Da Rev’s Meet & Greet will feature representatives from each division of racing starting at 5 p.m.

Coming up on Saturday August 14th the Forrest Rogers Memorial, named in honor of the man who planned and built Grandview Speedway with the help of son Bruce, will take place. The 50-lap Modified Classic will reward the winner with $10,000. And the Sportsman will be part of the doubleheader show. Meet & Greet will include Modified racer Kevin Hirthler along with Sportsman racers Brian Hirthler and Adrianna Deliponti plus young Jesse Hirthler. There will also be a Chapel on the Hill service at 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the first turn pavilion.

Adult admission is $30 while youngsters 6 thru 11 pay $10. Under 6 are admitted free.

GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

T.P.TRAILERS MODIFIEDS AS OF JULY 31, 2021

1. Brett Kressley, #19K 3637*****

2. Craig Von Dohren, #30 3478***

3. Jared Umbenhauer, #19 3199*

4. Duane Howard, #15G 2903*

5. Jeff Strunk, #88Z 2784*

6. Doug Manmiller, #44 2717

7. Ryan Grim, #17 2361

8. Danny Bouc, #357 2302**

9. Kevin Hirthler, #117 2272

10. Craig Whitmoyer #99 1959

11. Brad Arnold #27 1801

12. Jack Butler, #5 1657

13. Justin Grim, #61 1585

14. Louden Reimert, #16 1528

15. Brad Grim, #23 1483

16. Jesse Leiby #456 1457

17. Tim Buckwalter #23X/51 1419

18. Nate Brinker #14N 1412

19. Dylan Swinehart #81 1407

20. Dillon Steuer #17Z 1382

Also Feature Winner: Kevin Graver, #7A

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR T.P.TRUCK EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN

AS OF JULY 31, 2021

1. Kenny Gilmore, #7 2583*

2. Dylan Hoch, #35 2474***

3. Brian Hirthler, #4*/117 2371***

4. Kyle Smith, #77K 2298**

5. Kyle Lilick , #104 2167*

6. Jimmy Leiby, #9L/9 2025

7. Mark Kemmerer, #F10 1684

8. Dakota Kohler, #59K/9 1678

9. Chris Esposito #31A 1579

10. Parker Guldin, #11 1500

11. Nathan Mohr, #17M 1419

12. Mike Schneck #2 1379

13. Jesse Landis #973 1367*

14. Joey Vaccaro, #53 1355

15. Kenny Bock, #6 1348

16. Logan Bauman #14/22 1296*

17. Ryan Beltz, #221 1281

18. Lex Shive, #35J 1278

19. Bryan Rhoads #922 1246

20. Decker Swinehart, #83 1221*

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR 602

SPORTSMAN MINI-SERIES AS OF JULY 31, 2021

1. Ryan Grim #119 894

2. Glenn Strunk #9L 849*

3. Dylan Hoch #35 840**

4. Jimmy Leiby #9/332 770

5. Tyler Peet #12T 748

6. Decker Swinehart #83 744

7. Logan Bauman #14/22 650

8. Joey Vaccaro, #53 563

9. Cody Manmiller #00 555

10. Tyler James #13 554

11. Cody Kline #54 552

12. Dakota Kohler #59K 514

13. Steve Lyle #09/69x 366

14. Kenny Bock #6 362

15. Bryan Blankenbiller #5+ 356

16. Parker Guldin, #11 334

17. Kris Ney, #54N 260

18. Dylan Swinehart, 22 260*

19. Kyle Smith, #77K 230

20. Doug Snyder #69S 226

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

NASCAR point events.)