|Date: 7/15/2009 11:18:59 AM|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- - -THANK YOU
THUNDER SERIES CONTINUES TONIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY....
FRED RAHMER LANDS SPRINT RIDE, CURT MICHAEL TO DRIVER SPRINT AND MIDGET. . . .
TRIPLE HEADER TO SHOWCASE 358 MODIFIEDS, URC SPRINTS & ARDC WINGLESS MIDGETS ALL GETTING UNDERWAY AT 7:30 PM
URC Sprint heats will open the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presented by Lee Myles racing program tonight, July 15 at the Grandview Speedway. The show will begin at 7:30 PM. Joining the URC Sprints will be the 358 Modifieds and ARDC Wingless Midgets Following URC Sprint and 358 Modified qualifying will be the Triple Crown Thunder Thriller, three 25 lap feature events. The ARDC Midgets will be the first feature of the night followed by the URC Sprints and 358 Modifieds.
Many time Thunder on the Hill Champion Fred Rahmer of Salfordsville, PA will be driving the Elmer Stoltzfus #00 Sprinter, looking for his first URC win on the "hill". URC's six time champion Curt Michael will defend his URC Sprint title tonight and he will also be competing in an ARDC Wingless Midget as well. Billy Pauch will be a contender in the 358 Modifieds as he takes on Duane Howard, MeMe DeSantis, Craig VonDohren, Ryan Godown and Doug Manmiller.
As many as thirty Living Legends from all three divisions will be on hand including Dr. Dan Cox, Mike Erb, Eddie Mumford, Rudy Gular, Charlie Gilmore, Gary Grim, Lou Cicconi Jr., Hank Rogers Jr., Jimmy Maguire Tommy McAndrews, Leigh Earnshaw, Ken Brenn Sr., Lew Blair, Glenn Fitzcharles, Bill Wentz Sr., Charlie Massey and Gary Gollub just to name a few. The many Living Legends will be in the first turn grandstand area to meet and greet all the race fans on hand for the Triple Crown event.
Gates open at 5:30 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM. General admission for this event is $20 for adults, $5 for children 6-11 and kids under the age of six will be admitted for free. The pit fee is $25 and a license is not required.
Special Happenings: Salute to Living Legends of URC, Modifieds & ARDC.
Meet Ms. Thunder on the Hill Skye Michael, See JOE the Pizza Dude sponsored by NAPA Auto Parts, The Round Table Girls. Try the Inside/Out Promotion, Fan Giveaways, Fans Rhyme Time Competition, Grandview Thunder Program Book, Beach Ball Bounce, Rhyme Time Competition, 20th Anniversary Thunder on the Hill Racing Series t-shirts, Fireworks on feature parade lap, Fans invited to take part in the joyous victory lane ceremonies and meet the drivers in the pit area following the races.
THUNDER FACTS FOR 2009
NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series
When: Wednesday night, July 15
7:30 PM Gates open at 5:30 PM
What: Thunder on the Hill Racing Series 20th Anniversary Season Continues!
TRIPLE CROWN THUNDER THRILLER
COMPLETE SHOW OF URC SPRINTS, 358 MODIFIEDS & FEATURE ONLY FOR THE ARDC WINGLESS MIDGETS
Where: Grandview Speedway Passmore Road, Route 100 Bechtelsville, PA 19505, ten mile north of Pottstown, PA
Track Facts: Free Parking, Great Food at Reasonable Prices, Family Seating Section, All seats un-reserved, Directions, lodging and camp sites listed on our websites.
Admission: $20 Adults, $5 Children 6-11, Children under 6 Free
Pit Fee: $25, license is not required
Track #: 610-754-7688
Website: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com or www.grandviewspeedway.com
Wednesday, July 15 Order of Events:
5:30 Gates Open
6:45 URC Sprint Warm-ups
7:30 PM National Anthem
URC Heats 10 laps
Modified Heats 10 laps
ARDC Wingless Midget Warm-ups
URC "B" Main 12 laps
Modified Consi 10 laps
Triple Crown Thunder Thriller
ARDC Wingless Midget Feature 25 laps
URC Sprint Feature 25 laps
358 Modified Feature 25 laps
2009 Thunder on the Hill Series Schedule of Events
Wednesday, July 15 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES- - -TRIPLE CROWN THUNDER THRILLER - - FAN FUN NIGHT! ! 358 Modifies (full show) URC Sprints (full show) ARDC Feature Only Checkered Flag Fan Club Night
Thursday, August 13 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES- - - TRAFFIC JAM - - WoO Late Models & Open Competition Big Block Modifieds
Saturday, October 17 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES Halloween Party 6 PM Grandview Thunder 5-25's URC Sprints, 358 Modifieds, ARDC Wingless Midgets, Rolling Thunder Legends, Sportsman Modifieds & Garden State Vintage Stock Cars + Monster SMASH DEMO Derby!
* NAPA Auto Parts- - - Long time Thunder on the Hill Racing Series sponsor will again have their banners and flag waving high above the Grandview Speedway podium.
* Lee Myles Transmissions & Auto Care at three locations in Berks County. Fern Street Reading, Perkiomen Ave 422 Birdsboro and North 5th Street Highway Reading. Other locations in Allentown, Easton, Mt. Pocono and York, PA
* COMDIAL Telephone Communications will return once again to add some fan fun for all the Thunder fans.
* BPG Racing/Chad Sinon Motorsports- - Making Thunder bigger for all
* Fairgrounds Square Mall- - Reading, PA- - Fan Giveaway fun!
* Ronie's Exeter Café- - Reading, PA
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