|Date: 7/16/2009 6:45:45 PM|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- - -THANK YOU
NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES PRESENTED BY LEE MYLES RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW. . . . . . .
WORLD OF OUTLAWS LATE MODELS & BIG BLOCK MODIFIEDS ON THUNDER SERIES TRAFFIC JAM DOUBLEHEADER THURSDAY, AUGUST 13
You'll always remember the first time" and Thursday night, August 13 the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presented by Lee Myles Transmissions will showcase the first time appearance of the World of Outlaws Late Models at the Grandview Speedway. To spice up this big show even further, the Big Block Modifieds will be on the racing program. Both divisions will compete in qualifying leading up to the Twin 40 lap feature events. The winner of the WoO Late Model 40 lap Main event will earn $7,000 as the winner of the 40 Lap Big Block Modified feature will pocket $4,000. On race night, gates will open at 5:30 PM with time trial qualifying getting underway at 7:15 PM.
Josh Richards, Rick Eckert, Tim Fuller, Timmy McCreadie and Chub Frank are some of the early expected entries on the WoO Late Model roster. The Big Block Modified roster should include Duane Howard, Jeff Strunk, Jimmy Horton, Billy Pauch, Doug Manmiller, Craig VonDohren, Ryan Godown, Frank Cozze and Mike Gular just to name a few.
After three Modified Thunder events in 2009, there have been three winners including MeMe DeSantis, Duane Howard and most recently on July 15, Mike Gular. In the Modified point chase, Jeff Strunk is the point leader with 158 points followed by Duane Howard 152, Mike Gular 133, Rick Laubach 128 and Kevin Hirthler with 122 points. Making up the top ten are Craig VonDohren, Jon Kellner, MeMe DeSantis, Ryan Godown, Doug Manmiller.
Advance tickets for this event are now on sale. Adult admission is $30, Children 6-11 $10 and children under the age of six will be admitted for free. To purchase advance tickets, please make your check or money order payable to: Grandview Speedway and mail to Thunder Series 2009 11747 Winding Creek Drive Berlin, MD 21811. Be sure to include a self addressed and stamped envelope and your tickets will be mailed directly to you.
THUNDER FACTS FOR 2009
NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series
When: Thursday night, August 13
7:30 PM Gates open at 5:30 PM
What: Thunder on the Hill Racing Series 20th Anniversary Season Continues!
TRAFFIC JAM World of Outlaws Late Models & Big Block Modifieds - -Twin 40 Lap Features
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: $30 Adults, $10 Children 6-11, Children under 6 Free
Pit Fee: $35 license is not required
Track #: 610-754-7688
Website: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com or www.grandviewspeedway.com
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, 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.
Thursday, August 13 Order of Events:
5:30 Gates Open
6:45 Big Block Modified Warm-ups
WoO Late Model Warm-ups
7:15 WoO Late Model Time Trials
7:30 PM National Anthem
Big Block Modified Heats 10 laps
WoO Late Model Heats 10 laps
Big Block Modified Consi 10 laps
WoO Late Model Consi 10 laps
The TRAFFIC JAM
40 Lap Big Block Modified Feature
40 Lap World of Outlaws Late Model Feature
2009 Thunder on the Hill Series Remaining Race Dates:
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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