Grandview Speedway rained out 2000-9023

THUNDER ON HILL SERIES WILL CLOSE OUT SEASON OCT. 21 BECHTELSVILLE, PA SEPTEMBER 23, 2000 . . . Rain washed out the open competition modified, late model and sportsman stock car tripleheader scheduled for Grandview Speedway on ...

THUNDER ON HILL SERIES WILL CLOSE OUT SEASON OCT. 21

BECHTELSVILLE, PA SEPTEMBER 23, 2000 . . . Rain washed out the open competition modified, late model and sportsman stock car tripleheader scheduled for Grandview Speedway on Saturday night. "It is not the way we wanted to close out our regular Saturday night events but there is not much you can do when Ma Nature is not in the mood to see auto racing," said event organizer Bruce Rogers. "We really wanted to let the racers have some fun in this finale but all day rain and a forecast for more during the late afternoon and night forced us to call it early." There is still a couple of events on the Grandview Speedway schedule including the October 21, Thunder on the Hill Series 4-Feature show which will be sponsored by C&C Landscaping of Schwenksville, PA, along with series sponsors, the Philadelphia Daily News and NAPA Auto Parts. Included in the 6 p.m. show will be 25-lap features, only features, for the NASCAR Modifieds, Exide ShorTrack Late Models, ARDC Midgets and URC Sprint cars. There will be no advance tickets sold in the mail for the October 21 show. However those folks who want to be guaranteed a seat can telephone the Thunder hotline at 215.860.5631 to reserve tickets. On race night, reserved tickets will be held at the Will Call window and may be picked up and paid for after 3 p.m. Those fans ordering reserved tickets will be able to enter the speedway grounds 30-minutes before the spectator gates open at 4 p.m. And on Saturday, October 28, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. the annual Racer's Flea Market will be presented at the Grandview Speedway. This is always a popular event with racers getting the chance to sell parts and equipment as they get ready for the new season. There will also be vendors offer auto racing collectables and other items. For information telephone Joanne Bailey at 610.683.3075. The flea market takes place rain or shine. The top performers from the 2000 season at Grandview Speedway will be honored at the annual awards banquet at the Gilbertsville, PA Fire Hall on Saturday, November 18. Doors will open at 4 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Jeff Strunk will be honored as the 2000 NASCAR Modified Champion and Dean Stoudt will be honored as a four time NASCAR Exide ShorTrack Late Model Champion. In addition Strunk will be honored as the Motor Truck Equipment Co. Kenworth Cummins PA NASCAR Modified Championship Series titleholder earning him $15,000 for the second year in a row. A complete recap of the 2000 season is available in the Freedom 76 Yearbook/Program, 60 pages thick, which includes many photos not seen in previous program books. There are many photos in color. In addition to loads of photos there is stories on the champions, a season recap, points, race statistics, a recap of the Freedom 76 history and a complete history of Grandview Speedway. A limited number of copies are still available for just $8.00 including postage and handling. Send check or money order to Ernie Saxton Communications, 1448 Hollywood Avenue, Langhorne, PA 19047- 7417. Credit card orders, for two books or more, are accepted at 215.752.7797. The 2001 season at Grandview Speedway is scheduled, tentatively, to get the green flag at noon on March 31 with a free-to-the-public practice session. The NASCAR racing season will get started one week later on April 6 at 5 p.m. For information on racing at Grandview Speedway telephone 610.754.7688 or visit their website at www.grandviewspeedway.com.

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