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TWO BIG NIGHTS OF AUTO RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY THIS WEEKEND
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

 Tripleheader stock car action on Saturday, Sprints and Sportsman on Sunday

Advance tickets for sale for BPG Racing Freedom 76

BECHTELSVILLE, PA AUGUST 21, 2013 . . . Just three Saturday nights of battling for the NASCAR point championships at Grandview Speedway remain in the 2013 season.

 This Saturday, August 24, the NASCAR 358 Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman racers are in action with at least 12 events of stock car racing action being featured starting at 7:30 p.m. RCN Night will see the chase for the championships continue in all three divisions with many racers trying to gain a top ten finish in final 2013 standings which will reward them with lucrative point fund checks from both the track and NASCAR.

 The closest point battle has six time champion and current point leader Chuck Schutz just 35 points in front of challenger Jason Miller in the Late Model division. Current point leader Craig VonDohren holds the top spot in the NASCAR 358 Modifieds with Duane Howard and Jeff Strunk second and third in the standings. Jared Umbenhauer has a comfortable lead in the battle for his second straight Sportsman title.

 Gates for spectators open at 5:30 p.m. with adult admission costing just $15 while youngsters 12 and under being admitted free. A Meet and Greet featuring three drivers representing all three divisions of competition takes place at 5:30 p.m. at the main entrance.

 Advance tickets for the September 14th BPG Racing Freedom 76 Modified Classic, paying $25,000 plus to the winner, will be on sale at the track office starting on Saturday.

 Action returns to the one-third-mile, banked clay track on Sunday (August 25) at 7 p.m. when the TSRS 305 Sprints are featured for the first time. More than three dozen of the exciting sprint cars are expected. The open Sportsman racers will make up the second part of the night for this special Sunday racing show.

 Heading up the action for the sprints will be former URC sprint titleholder and defending TSRS champion Mike Haggenbottom. The sprinters will race in a full slate of qualifying events all leading up to a 20-lap feature that will start 24 cars.

 With $700 posted to win for the Sportsman main event a large field of racers is expected with a number of visitors included that normally do not race at Grandview.

 Admission is just $15 for adults while youngsters 12 and under are admitted free.

Pit admission is $30 and no NASCAR license is required.

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