410 SPRINTS & 358 MODIFIEDS IN THUNDER SERIES DOUBLE HEADER TUESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 28admin
One of the most popular events of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series returns to the Grandview Speedway on Tuesday night, June 28 when the Pennsylvania 410 Sprint Speed Week Series returns to the Grandview Speedway. This special event presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings will find the NASCAR 358 Modifieds joining the 410 sprints in this always exciting double header. Gates open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM.
Among the favorite drivers expected to take part in the 35 lap $5,000 to win 410 sprint feature is “Double D” Danny Dietrich of Gettysburg, PA. In 2015, Dietrich won a thriller in the Thunder Cup event, catching Greg Hodnett just two laps from the finish to take the lead and go on to win his first career feature at the Grandview Speedway. Hodnett had previously won the four consecutive 410 sprint car events at Grandview.
Time trials for the 410 sprints will open the show and a new one lap track record could be established. Jeff Shepard holds the current fast time mark of 11.433 set on May 21, 2008. Heat race qualifying, the “B” main and a 35 lap 410 sprint feature will headline the race card. The NASCAR 358 Modifieds will compete in a series of heat race events, a consolation and a $3,000 to win 30 lap feature. Rick Laubach parked in victory lane winning the modified feature at the Thunder Series event on Tuesday night, June 7.
Adult admission tickets are $25, children 6 -11 $10 and children under 5 will be admitted for free. A pit license is not required and the pit fee is $35.
Advance grandstand tickets may be reserved by calling 443 513 4456. Please leave your name, number of tickets and a phone number. You may pick-up and purchase your tickets on race night (Tuesday, June 28) at the Will Call Window after 4 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstand at 4:30 PM. General admission tickets will go on sale at 5 PM.
Race fans are invited to come out early and take part in the always entertaining Low, Down & Dirty Meet & Greet that takes place at the front gate. Several drivers and cars will be on display to welcome the race fans to Thunder on the Hill. Race fans may also sign up to take part in the Pre-Race Pit Tours. It is absolutely free, just sign up at the main gate and take a tour of the pit area prior to the start of the races. Did you always have a desire to watch a few laps from the infield? Well you can at any Thunder on the Hill event. Sign up inside the front gate for the Inside-Out Promotion and you can watch warm-ups from the infield.
Of course, after the racing event you are invited to be part of the victory lane celebration and also visit all the competitors in the pit area.
The Tuesday, June 28 event will be the one-hundred and twentieth Thunder on the Hill Racing Series event at Grandview and 2016 marks the twenty-seventh season of the Thunder Series.
Tuesday, June 28 7:30 PM
PA 410 Sprint Speed Week & 358 Modifieds*
*indicates NASCAR Modified Point Race
GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505
Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA
Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688
Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456
Series Website: Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com
About Thunder on the Hill Racing Series
The brainchild of Grandview Speedway owner Bruce Rogers, special events promoter Bob Miller and local driving star Dave Kelly, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series celebrates 27 years of the most anticipated events on the racing calendar year after year. In 118 events over $4 million dollars has been divided up among the area’s fastest racers. What started as a single 410 Sprint Car event in 1990 has blossomed to feature a variety of racing action including: 358 Modifieds, USAC Wingless Sprints, 360 & 410 Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Late Models, Midgets, Legends cars, DIRTcar and ROC Modified events.
About Grandview Speedway
Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 54th Anniversary season in 2016. The facility offers free parking, quality food at reasonable prices (be sure to try the french fries), a program book, Grandview Speedway and Thunder on the Hill race wear and great viewing from every seat in the house.