410 SPRINTS TO INVADE THE HILL AS THUNDER OPENS 21ST SEASON AT GRANDVIEW WEDNESDAY, MAY 26

Date: 5/12/2010 12:12:12 AM

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- - - -THANK YOU
CONTACT:  BOB MILLER     443 513 4456

410 SPRINTS TO INVADE THE HILL AS THUNDER OPENS 21ST SEASON AT GRANDVIEW WEDNESDAY, MAY 26

The Keystone Cup 410 Sprint Speed Week Series will open at the Grandview Speedway as the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series opens  their twenty-first season on Wednesday night, May 26.  Gates will open at 5 PM with qualifying getting underway at 7:30 PM.  The very best in the business of 410 sprint car racing will be on hand to chase the $5,000 payday including defending Thunder on the Hill Champion Greg Hodnett plus Fred Rahmer, Lance Dewease,  Brian Montieth, Chad Layton, Mark Smith, Doug Esh, Darryn Pittman and Justin Henderson just to name a few.  Also on the program will be the Sportsman as they compete in qualifying and a 20 lap feature event.

A special attraction for Wednesday night, May 26 is  a visit by the BFP Specialty and Joe Adams Lettering Young Guns.  Sportsman driver Young Guns include Jared Umbenhauer, Mike Weinert and Mike Lawski along with 358 Modified Young Guns Billy Pauch Jr., Mike Gular, Sean Merkel, Brad Meissmer, Kevin Albert, Dan Nicholas, AJ DeSantis, Caroll Hines III, Kyle Follweiller, Jordan Umbenhauer and  Jon Kellner, Jr.   Expect to see these future stars in a pre-race meet and greet session behind the grandstands.  Come early and collect the many different autograph cards.

Jim Gallagher of COMDIAL Telephone Communications, known for adding fun to the Thunder events will have a new twist this year.  Jim will toss ten "bouncy balls" to the crowd and they will also include a $10 WaWa Gift Card.

Returning in 2010 is the popular "Joe the Pizza Dude".   Joe is busy trying to arrange a new and special way to arrive at the race track.  Joe will again run through the crowd giving away Pizza.

Fans are encourage to arrive early and enjoy the pre-race activities that will gain include the Inside/Out Promotion.  Fans may register at the Will Call Window to watch warm-ups from inside turn four.  This view offers a new perspective of watching the 410 sprints work the one-third mile Grandview Speedway.  Don't be surprised as you feel the ground shake under your feet when the green flag falls.

Advance tickets are now on sale for the May 26 event by calling 443-513-4456, or, they can be purchased at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night.


When: Wednesday night, May 26  7:30 PM   Gates open at 5:00 PM
What:   Thunder on the Hill Racing Series 21st  Anniversary Season Opener Keystone Cup 410 Sprint Series- - Time Trials, Qualifying, 35 lap Sprint feature $5,000 to win  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 or www.grandviewspeedway.com.

Special Happenings:  See the Sportsman Young Guns,   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.
*R.M. Palmer Candy Company, Reading, PA
* BPG Racing/Chad Sinon Motorsports- - Making Thunder bigger for all
* 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  40 laps   & ARDC Wingless Midgets
                        ARDC Non-Winner's Race  12 laps
                        Checkered Flag Fan Club Night

Thursday, June 3                NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY
                        USAC NATIONAL WINGLESS SPRINT TOUR 40 laps  & BIG BLOCK MODIFIEDS 30 laps


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 Vintage Stock Cars   (Rain Date Sunday 4 PM)


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