Grandview in full swing with special June event

Saturday night action at Grandview Speedway. Chuck Sennott Memorial Race planned for June 15. BECHTELSVILLE, PA APRIL 4, 2002 ....NASCAR stock car racing at Grandview Speedway is in full swing. With thousands of dollars in prize money and end of...

Saturday night action at Grandview Speedway.
Chuck Sennott Memorial Race planned for June 15.

BECHTELSVILLE, PA APRIL 4, 2002 ....NASCAR stock car racing at Grandview Speedway is in full swing. With thousands of dollars in prize money and end of the season point money (posted by NASCAR and the speedway management) up for grabs, each position gained means more money in the racer's pocket. Every event and every throughout the season is important.

Last season five time NASCAR Modified champion Craig VonDohren earned close to $30,000 in end of the season point fund money and perks including the Champion's Trip for two (worth in excess of $3,000). And, with six wins during the season, VonDohren took home some serious cash throughout the season. He is back with the Mrs. T's Pierogies sponsored entry to try for another championship season.

Tom Mayberry, a former champion, was a multi feature winner in 2001 and is planning to be a factor in the point chase with his A&T Chevrolet/Tim Long Insurance #712. Jeff Strunk, a former champion, is considered a top contender along with Meme DeSantis, now driving the Norm Hansell owned #357. Two veterans teaming together to go for wins and a title.

On Saturday, April 13, 6 p.m., a stellar field of NASCAR Weekly Racing Series presented by Dodge Modified and Late Model racers are expected to be on hand. At least 12 big events of stock car racing will be presented. There will be a 30-lap feature for the Modifieds and 20-lap for the Late Models.

Saturday, April 27, will be Checkered Flag Fan Club Night will take place with winners walking off with special "gifts" from the popular fan club organization.

Grandview Speedway management has announced that Saturday, June 15, will feature the First Annual Chuck Sennott Memorial for Late Models. Sennott, a consummate weekend racer, was fatally injured in a late model racing accident at Delaware International Speedway.

Through the efforts of Doug Kochel (Kochel Equipment), a sponsor on Sennott's late model; Grandview Speedway and Ernie Saxton Communications, Inc., Sennott will be remembered with a special night. A 30-lap late model race will be presented paying at least $1,000 to win. Those who qualify for the feature will be guaranteed $100 to take the feature.

Chuck Sennott has always wanted to present a race that would showcase the late models. His dream will come true with the Chuck Sennott Memorial.

Sponsorship opportunities are available with qualifying heats priced at $150 with the money going to the winner of the heat you sponsor. The consolation can be sponsored for $75.00 and there are lap sponsorships available at $10.00 each.

Ernie Saxton Communications, Inc. has donated two full pages to be used in the special program book for that evening. On those pages there will be memorial sponsorships available and those sponsorships will include a free advertisement in the Grandview Groove sponsor pages.

For additional information on being part of this great memorial race telephone Doug Kochel at 800.922.9680 and for lap sponsorships, $10.00 each, contact Ernie Saxton at 215.752.7797 or 215.752.2392.

The NASCAR Modifieds will join the Late Models for that very special night of racing.

Grandview Speedway is located on Passmore Road, just off Route 100, in Bechtelsville, PA, 10 miles north of Pottstown. For information telephone 610.754.7688 or visit their website at www.grandviewspeedway.com.

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