|Date: 8/2/2009 2:24:50 AM|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- - -THANK YOU
TRAFFIC JAM DOUBLE HEADER AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY QUICKLY APPROACHING. . .
WORLD OF OUTLAWS LATE MODELS & BIG BLOCK MODIFIEDS COMING TO THE "HILL" THURSDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 13
The biggest names in Late Model racing will invade the "hill" on Thursday night, August 13 when the World of Outlaws Late Models and Big Block Modifieds make their first event joint appearance at the Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA. This event with be the fifth race of the season for the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presented by Lee Myles Transmissions & Auto Care. WoO Late Model point leader Josh Richards of Shinnston, WV will lead the talented field on his strength of seven feature wins and fifteen top five finishes. Others in the field include Steve Francis of Ashland, KY a five time winner this season along with Darrell Lanigan of Union, KY, popular local favorite Rick Eckert of York, PA and Shane Clanton of Locust Grove, GA. Also expect Tim Fuller of Watertown, NY to be a contender. Fuller was a previous winner of the Modified Traffic Jam at Grandview. In the Modified ranks, look for Jimmy Horton, Billy Pauch, Duane Howard, Craig VonDohren, Rick Laubach, Ryan Godown, Stuart Friesen and others to chase the victory.
A highlight of the night will be the BPG Racing/Chad Sinon Motorsports Big Block Modified VS Late Model Challenge DASH to be added to the TRAFFIC JAM racing program. BPG Racing/Chad Sinon Motorsports will spice up the racing program with a $1,000 to win, six lap Big Block Modified VS Late Model Challenge. That's right, all heat race winners from both divisions will complete in the six lap dash. The winner will pocket $1,000 with second earning $300 and third will collect $200. All heat race winners will receive $100 just to start the six lap BPG Big Block Modified VS Late Model Challenge.
Gates will open on race night at 5:30 PM with WoO Late Model time trial qualifying beginning at 7:15 PM.
Both division will compete in qualifying all leading up to the 40 lap Modified and 40 lap WoO Late Model Traffic Jam feature events The Modified feature will pay $4,000 to win as the winner of the WoO Late Model feature will pocket $7,000.
General Admission tickets are $30, children 6-11 $10 and kids under the age of six will be admitted for free. The pit fee is $35 and a license is not required.
Advance tickets are now on sale. Please make your check or money order payable to Grandview Speedway and mail your payment to Thunder Series 2009 11747 Winding Creek Drive Berlin, MD 21811. Please include a self-addressed and stamped envelope and your tickets will be mailed to you immediately. Advance ticket holders will be permitted to enter the grandstand area at 5 PM, one-half hour prior to general admission tickets going on sale.
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
BPG Big Block Modified VS Late Model Challenge Dash $1,000 to win, 6 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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