21st Thunder Series Set for Grandview Speedway. . . . .

Date: 4/5/2010 12:41:20 AM

 
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21st Thunder Series Set for Grandview Speedway. . . . .
SPORTSMAN TO PLAY BIG PART IN  THE 2010  NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES


In 2009, the Sportsman were invited to take part in the October Grandview Thunder 5-25's.  The interest in this show was over-whelming, however, rain forced the cancellation of the highly anticipated event.   In 2010, the sportsman will have the opportunity to compete in four  Grandview Speedway Thunder events, including the series opener set for Wednesday night,  May 26 when they join the always exciting 410 sprint cars in the Keystone Cup Series event.

The May 26 Sportsman show will be open to all competitors with heat race events, a consolation and a 20 lap feature on the program.  The second Thunder Series Sportsman event  is set for Tuesday night, June 15 and will be an invitational for the top thirty in points following the May 26 event.  The Sportsman will compete in heats and a 20 lap feature.  Also on the June 15 event will be the return of the Super DirtCar Series 100 lap Traffic Jam for Big Block Modifieds.

On Wednesday night, July 14 the Race of Champions (ROC) sportsman will compete in a series of heat race events, a consolation and a 40 lap feature.  Sharing the card will be the ROC Modifieds in a 60 lap feature event.  This ROC Sportsman event is open to all competitors and will follow the ROC rules.

The sportsman will again be invited to take part in the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series season finale on Saturday night, October 16 at Grandview Speedway.   The top twenty in sportsman points from the three Thunder events will make-up the starting field for the feature only 25 lap main event.

Thunder Series Sportsman Rules
363 Cubic inch Max
Holley 4412/2 barrel carburetor  (refer to Big Diamond Rules)
Unported heads Only
Tires:  American Racer  44 LR, 48 RR,  Open Front Tires
Steel Wheels Only
Gas Only
2450 Minimum weight/with driver after Heat, Consi, Feature
Standard Bodies  (refer to Big Diamond Rules)

Sportsman Feature Payoff for May 26, June 15 & October 16 - -$600, $400, $200, $150, $140, $130, $125, $120, $115, $110, $100 (11-24)
Payoff to be announced for 40 lap ROC Sportsman event on Wednesday, July 14.

The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series has a spectacular season planned.  Along with the 410 Sprints and Sportsman, plan to attend the always exciting USAC wingless sprints and ARDC wingless midgets, plus the DirtCar Big Block Modifieds, the  World of Outlaws Late Models, ROC Modifieds and Sportsman and the always popular Grandview Thunder 5-25's.  The 21st season is sure to be the biggest in Thunder on the Hill history.

21st NAPA Auto Parts Thunder Series Opener:
When: Wednesday night, May 26  7:30 PM   Gates open at 5:30 PM
What:   Thunder on the Hill Racing Series 21st  Anniversary Season Opener Keystone Cup 410 Sprint Series- - Time Trials, Qualifying, 35 lap Sprint feature plus. . . Sportsman - - Heat Race Qualifying, 20 lap feature.
Where: Grandview Speedway   43  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<http://www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com> or www.grandviewspeedway.com<http://www.grandviewspeedway.com>

Special Happenings:  Meet Ms. Thunder on the Hill  Cassi Pinder,  See JOE the Pizza Dude,  The Round Table Girls. Fan Giveaways and Rhyme Time.   The popular Inside/Out Promotion,  Grandview Thunder Program Book, 21st 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 Sponsors:
* 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 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
*R.M. Palmer Candy Company, Reading, PA
* Fairgrounds Square Mall- - Reading, PA- - Fan Giveaway fun!


2010 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Schedule
Wednesday, May 26       THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES
                        Keystone Cup Speed Week Series 410 Sprints & Sportsman

Tuesday,  June 1                THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES
                        USAC National Wingless Sprint Tour  & ARDC Wingless Midgets
                        ARDC Non-Winner's Race  12 laps
                        Checkered Flag Fan Club Night

Tuesday, June 15                THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES
                        Super DIRT Series TRAFFIC JAM 100 Plus Sportsman Invitational
                        & Garden State Vintage Stock Cars

Tuesday, June 29                THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES
                        Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series 410 Sprints & 358 Modifieds
                                        NAPA Auto Parts Night

Wednesday,  July 14             THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES
                        ROC on the Hill Race of Champions Modifieds 60 Laps  & Sportsman 40 Laps

Wednesday,  August  18  THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES
                        World of Outlaws Late Models & 358 Modifieds

Saturday, October 16    THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES  Halloween Party   6 PM
                        Grandview Thunder 5-25's  358 Modifieds, URC Sprints, ARDC Midgets, Sportsman, Legends.  Monster Smash Demo Derby Garden State Old Timers
(Rain Date Sunday 4 PM)


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