Grand­view rained out for 2nd straight week

The Southern Berks News - - SPORTS - By Dig­i­tal First Me­dia staff

For the sec­ond Satur­day in a row rain, a huge amount of rain, forced the can­cel­la­tion of Satur­day night NASCAR stock car rac­ing action at Grand­view Speed­way.

Bar­ring the re­turn of more rain,a big four-di­vi­sion show of auto rac­ing — spon­sored by T.P. Trail­ers and Truck Equip­ment — is set for Satur­day, May 20. It will feature the ex­cite­ment of NASCAR stock car rac­ing that in­cludes the TP Trail­ers 358 Mod­i­fieds, BRC Late Mod­els and Sports­man rac­ers along with the Blast from the Past Vin­tage rac­ers.

Again fea­tured will be some of the most pop­u­lar dirt track rac­ers in the area bat­tling for valu­able NASCAR and track points along with cash prize money.

Fans and rac­ers are be­ing asked to again wear yel­low as the sup­port of Jor­dan Henn’s re­cov­ery from a race-ac­ci­dent in­jury con­tin­ues. The de­fend­ing NASCAR Sports­man cham­pion is hop­ing to be able to get back to rac­ing for some late-sea­son action.

In ad­di­tion, the WNPVAM Radio-spon­sored Dover In­ter­na­tional Speed­way NASCAR ticket give­away is be­ing resched­uled for the same night. It will in­clude tick­ets for the June 2-4 NASCAR week­end at the pop­u­lar Delaware rac­ing fa­cil­ity.

Adult ad­mis­sion is just $15 while young­sters 11 and un­der pay NOTH­ING. Free park­ing is avail­able on the speed­way grounds.

The Satur­day night Low Down and Dirty Meet & Greet is set for the main gate area at 5:30 p.m., and it will feature Mod­i­fied stand­out Kyle Bor­ror, Sports­man racer Jack But­ler and for­mer Late Model cham­pion Brian Shuey. Their race cars will also be on dis­play. Ac­tual rac­ing starts at 7:30 p.m.

Grand­view Speed­way con­tin­ues to be one of the most suc­cess­ful NASCAR short track op­er­a­tions in the na­tion hav­ing been pre­sent­ing stock car rac­ing events un­der the Rogers family pro­mo­tion for the past 55 years. The sea­son at Grand­view con­tin­ues from late March to Novem­ber.

Race in­for­ma­tion is avail­able at www.grand­viewspeed­, Face­book, Twit­ter and at 610754-7688.

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