PAST WINNERS LOOKING TO WIN AGAIN IN 48TH ANNUAL $25,000 TO WIN FREEDOM 76 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SEPTEMBER 15TH
FREEDOM-38 THE NIGHT BEFORE FEATURES SPORTSMAN AND SPRINTS
VISITING DRIVERS NEED TEMPORARY NASCAR LICENSES FOR PIT ADMISSION SEPTEMBER 1 AND 8
BECHTELSVILLE, PA AUGUST 28, 2018 . . . Many of the best
talents in the sport of dirt track Modified stock car racing have been
winners in Grandview Speedway’s Freedom 76. Several of the past winners
will be back to try again when the $25,000 to win race takes place on
Saturday, September 15th at 7 p.m.
Billy Pauch Sr., one of the
legends in the sport, has six wins in the classic. Ten time Grandview
Modified champion Craig Von Dohren is a five time winner. Another ten
time champion Jeff Strunk has been to victory lane seven times. Meme
DeSantis has tallied three wins while Duane Howard has topped the field
in four of the Classics. Ray Swinehart and Stewart Friesen are former
winners. And it is expected that just about every one of them will be
back to try for another win in the “Granddaddy of Modified Stock Car
Of course the 48th
version of the Freedom 76 will also attract many of the top names in the
sport as visiting talents along with a large field of Grandview
Bobby Gunther Walsh and his
sponsors have added some excitement by posting $1,000 to the Hard
Charger in the 76 lap race that will this year have no mandatory fuel
The night before the Freedom-38
will feature the Sportsman racing talents in a 38-lap feature race
while Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series, the exciting 305 sprinters, will be
the second part of the doubleheader show starting at 7 p.m.
Adult admission for the Freedom
76 is $40 but advance tickets are being made available at race events
leading up to the big night and they are priced at $35. Youngsters 6
thru 11 pay $10 and kids under 6 are admitted free.
Drivers are reminded, those not regulars at Grandview, planning to use September 1st and 8th
as opportunities to race in those events a NASCAR license is required.
For the Modified license the cost is $50 while a Late Model and
Sportsman license is $25. A license purchased for September 1st will also be good to use for September 8th.
Crew members and fans do not need to purchase a license but must pay an
extra $5 each on those nights and fill out a brief form to enter the
pits. NO LICENSE IS REQUIRED FOR THE FREEDOM 76.
Lap sponsorships are available
for $20 and 35% of the Freedom 76 laps have already been taken. Laps can
be purchased at the track by seeing Tina Rogers or Tommy Kramer. And
you can reach out to Ernie Saxton at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 215.752.7797 to make lap sponsorship arrangements. T.P.Trailers,
Stoudt Auto Sales and others have purchased more than one lap.
Admission for the Friday, September 14th, Sprint and Sportsman doubleheader, is $12 for adults, $5 for youngsters 6 thru 11 and under 6 are admitted free.
The Freedom 76 has a September 22 rain date while the Friday night event offers no rain date.
Full details on camping, parking, seating and more is available at www.grandviewspeedway.com at the Freedom 76 link. Rules for the race and entry blanks are also available at the same location.
Grandview Speedway, a banked
one-third-mile clay track, is located on Passmore Road just off Route
100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA. Telephone 610.754.7688 for