A WINTERY MIX FORCES THE POSTPONEMENT OF GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY’S VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL TO SATURDAY, APRIL 14TH
BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 5, 2018 . . . A weather forecast that
includes a wintery mix of cold, snow, rain and wind on top of the
already saturated grounds has forced Grandview Speedway management to
postpone the First Annual VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Money
Maker Classic, scheduled for Saturday, April 7, to Saturday, April 14th at 7 p.m.
The same schedule of events will be presented on April 14th
including a 50-lapper featuring the Small Block Modifieds going up
against the Big Block Modifieds with the winner walking off with $7,500
and each feature starter earning at least $1,000. Also included in the
doubleheader will be the exciting Sportsman stock cars racing for $750
to win and each feature starter earning $125.
A full series of qualifying
heat races will be run in each division to decide who will get to race
in the main events.
An impressive field of racers is
expected to take part in the rescheduled doubleheader that will remember
the late owner of the popular one-third-mile, banked clay oval and
kicks off the 56th consecutive season of stock car racing at the Berks County facility.
An added incentive for Modified
racers will be the American Racer bonus awards totaling $1,000. All
those who do not qualify for the big race will have their names entered
in a drawing with four names being drawn and awarded $250 each courtesy
of American Racer Tires.
Adult admission for the season opener is $28 while youngsters
6 through 11 pay just $5. And kids under 6 are admitted FREE. Pit
passes are priced at $35 and there is no license required. Spectator
gates open at 5 p.m.
Those wishing to register for
the Rogers Memorial, there is no license required and no entry fee, can
do so at www.grandviewspeedway.com/bruce-rogers-memorial/. A drivers
meeting will take place at 5 pm with all cars signed in by 5 pm. The
drawing for qualifying heat starting positions takes place at 5:30 pm.
And hot laps for the racers start at 6 pm.
Stoudt Auto Sales of Reading,
PA will be providing the official pace truck for this event and all
events throughout the 2018 season.
The NASCAR sanctioned season of racing will now get the green flag on Saturday, April 21st with a tripleheader show featuring the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman with racing starting at 7 p.m.
The first Outlaw Enduro/Blast from the Past Vintage doubleheader will take place on Sunday, April 15th with a 1 p.m. start.
When the racing ends each night
fans are invited to head back to the pit area to see the race cars up
close, take pictures and collect autographs.
Grandview Speedway is known for
their excellent well-stocked concession areas and there is a great
novelty stand that offers souvenirs, t-shirts, hats and more along with
copies of the latest edition of the track magazine, The Inside Groove.
The one-third-mile, banked clay track,
offering clear views of all the action from each seat, is located at 43
Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA, just off Route 100, 10 miles north of
Pottstown. For up-to-date information check in at
www.grandviewspeedway.com or Facebook. The track office telephone number