SPORTSMAN IN THE LIMELIGHT ON SATURDAY WITH RUNNING OF SUMMER SPLASH 40, NASCAR MODIFIEDS AND LATE MODELS FILL OUT TRIPLEHEADER WITH RAFFLE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR SAFETY NET SANCTUARY HELPING ANIMALS ADDED

Date: 6/19/2018 10:20:30 PM

IMPORTANT NOTE: In previous releases the adult admission price has been listed as $18 for this June 23 event. The actual price, same as last year, for adults is $20, youngsters 6 thru 11 pay $5 and kids under 6 are free. My apologies for the miscue. Ernie Saxton

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SPORTSMAN IN THE LIMELIGHT ON SATURDAY WITH RUNNING OF SUMMER SPLASH 40, NASCAR MODIFIEDS AND LATE MODELS FILL OUT TRIPLEHEADER WITH RAFFLE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR SAFETY NET SANCTUARY HELPING ANIMALS ADDED

              POINT STANDINGS HAVE GULAR, GRIM AND SNYDER ON TOP

BECHTELSVILLE, PA June 19, 2018 . . . The NASCAR Sportsman racers will be in the limelight on Saturday, June 23rd when the Summer Splash 40 is presented with $1,500 up for grabs in the 40-lap feature. Winner of two features this season Kyle Lilick has to be considered a strong threat to win the biggest event of the season for the Sportsman. However he will have plenty of competition in the form of young Louden Reimert, Craig Whitmoyer, Brian Hirthler, Brad Grim, Brad Brightbill and a host of other regulars plus some expected visitors looking to grab the big prize. Joining the Sportsman will be the T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds along with the popular Late Model stocks.

                Special on Summer Splash Night and sure to be popular with fans and racers who are pet lovers is the Safety Net Sanctuary Raffle Fundraiser that will be a huge part of the night. The care forever home for animals located on 11 acres in Fleetwood, PA gives a home to dogs, cats and farm animals. No animals are euthanized. Fans are invited to bring dog and cat food to be placed in special containers and take part in the raffle that will have winners walking off with gift baskets, race team items and area business gift certificates. A number of animals will be on display including a potbellied pig. For more info telephone Lisa Marie Poper at 610.944.8099.

                Adult admission for this special night of racing is $20 for adults, $5 for youngsters 6 thru 11 and free admission for kids under 6. Pit admission is $30 with a NASCAR license required. Free parking is available on the speedway grounds.

        ;        Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. while racing starts at 7:30 p.m.

                And on Sunday, June 24, 1 p.m. the Outlaw Enduros and Blast from the Past Vintage Racers will present another exciting doubleheader show.

                In the season long battle for the championships in the three divisions that race weekly at Grandview Mike Gular leads the T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds with 1393 points followed by defending champion Craig Von Dohren at 1379. Third is Brett Kressley with 1373 followed by Jeff Strunk at 1370 and Duane Howard with 1272. The top five are separated by 121 points making for some very close competition for the lucrative NASCAR title.

                In the Sportsman Brad Grim continues to be on top with 1063 counters followed by Louden Reimert with 1062 and Brad Brightbill at 1018. And in Late Models Danny Snyder is leading with 905 points. Lou Egrie is second with 829 and Steve Todorow holds third 806. Complete standings are shown at the bottom of this story.

                Coming up on Saturday, June 30th is the annual Bechtelsville Car Wash sponsored night which will feature four divisions of racing competition. Included in the night of action will be the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Sportsman, the visiting Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series racer and the Blast from the Past Vintage racers. Adult admission will be $18 while youngsters under 12 will be admitted free.

                Information on racing at Grandview Speedway is available at www.grandviewspeedway.com or telephone 610.754.7688.

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

MODIFIEDS AS OF JUNE 16, 2018

1.            Mike Gular, Boyertown, PA #2  1393

2.            Craig Von Dohren, Oley, PA  #1C             ; 1379*

3.            Brett Kressley, Orefield, PA  #19B            1373**

4.        ;    Jeff Strunk, Pottstown, PA  #126               1370*

5.            Duane Howard, Oley, PA #66/357H         1272

6.            Frank Cozze, Wind Gap, PA  #4  1074

7.            Ryan Grim, Laury’s Station, PA  #17         990

8.            Ryan Lilick, Collegeville, PA  #49             ; 954

9.            Kevin Hirthler, Boyertown, PA  #117      907

10.          Kyle Weiss, Hamburg, PA #21K 886

11.          Justin Grim, Orefield, PA  #611 849

12.          Kenny Gilmore,  Fleetwood, PA  #M7    786

13.          Doug Manmiller, Shoemakersville, PA #44M     778

14.          Clay Butler, Bloomsbury, NJ   #48             657

15.          Tim Buckwalter, Douglassville, PA  #23X               612

16.          Jared Umbenhauer, Richland, PA  #19   600

17.          Brian Krummel,  Middletown, NY  #17Z 553

18.          Steve Swinehart, Perkiomenville, PA  #942         529

19.          Eric Biehn, Barto, PA  #87             500

20.          Dan Waisempacher, Springtown, PA   #01            493

21.          Mike Kellner, Lansdale,  PA  #57             ;  449

22.          Brett Gilmore, Fleetwood, PA  #7            435

23.          John Willman, Douglassville, PA #74W 432

24.          Joe Fanelli,  Exton, PA #22           407

25.          Bobby Trapper, Scranton, PA   #69           363

26.          Ron Kline, Salford, PA  #3            350

27.          Chris Gambler,  Whitehall, PA #77          336

28.          Bobby Trapper, Jr., Scranton, PA #2T      324

29.          Ryan Watt, Boyertown, PA  #14W            310*

30.          Skylar Sheriff, Auburn, PA #33S 306

UNOFFICIAL  POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

LATE MODELS AS OF JUNE 16, 2018

1.            Danny Snyder, Frederick, PA  #44             905**

2.            Lou Egrie,  Willow Grove, PA  #X4            829

3.            Steve Todorow,  Trumbauersville, PA  #93           806*

4.            Drew Weisser, Reading, PA  #19             ;  797

5.            Wayne Pfeil, Mohnton, PA  #72             ;   711*

6.            Chuck Schutz, Pottstown, PA  #00/1        598*

7.            Kyle Merkel,  Green Lane, PA  #26           594

8.            Steve Wilson,  Green Lane, PA  #15        530

9.            Patrick Robinson, Bechtelsville, PA  #5  520

10.          Bryan Sipe, Shoemakersville, PA  #33S  508

11.          Jordan Knepp,  Pottstown, PA  #108        410

12.          Brian Shuey, Shoemakersville, PA  #177               389

13.          Todd Ravel, Shoemakersville, PA  #88   320

14.          Shawn Horning, Blandon, PA  #8M          230

15.          Dallas Breidenbach  Spring City, PA  #X 210

16.          Dirk Rimrott, Phoenixville, PA  #5H        200

17.          Dave Ogin,  Fleetwood, PA  #12             ;   187

18.          Sean Merkel,  Boyertown, PA  #118        176

19.          Kody Sites, #99K              120

20.          Dustin Fitzcharles,  #22X              80

 UNOFFICIAL  POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

SPORTSMAN AS OF JUNE 16, 2018

1.            Brad Grim,  Coplay, PA   #23        1063*

2.            Louden Reimert,  Oley, PA  #58 1062

3.            Brad Brightbill,  Sinking Springs, PA  #19             ;  1018

4.            Craig Whitmoyer, Hamburg, PA  #99      986

5.            Brad Arnold,  Sinking Spring, PA  #830    873*

6.            Dylan Swinehart, Fleetwood, PA   #38   843

7.            Kyle Lilick,  Collegeville, PA  #104            756**

8.            Jack Butler, Phillipsburg, NJ  #5 709

9.            Mike Lisowski,  Minersville, PA  #15       702

10.          Brian Hirthler, Green Lane, PA  #4*        683*

11.          Lex Shive  Pennsburg, PA  #5K   657

12.          Joe Funk, Coopersburg, PA  #14F              656

13.          Jim Houseworth, Reigelsville, PA  #72   654

14.          Jesse Landis  Gilbertsville, PA  #976        607

15.          Mark Kemmerer, Green Lane, PA , PA  #F10        598

16.          Ryan Beltz, Barto, PA  #221          592

17.          Gary Wagner,  West Lawn, PA  #47          565

18.          Kenny Bock,  Birdsboro, PA#6    563

19.          Kurt Bettler  Hellertown, PA  #54             525

20.          Ryan Higgs, Nazareth, PA  #16   510

               

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

                NASCAR point events.)







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