Modifieds And Sportsman In Doubleheader This Saturday, August 7th At Grandview

BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 3, 2021 . . . Despite having a tough Saturday night, not finishing the feature race, Brett Kressley continues to lead the chase for the NASCAR T.P.Trailers Modified crown. In fact Kressley was able to increase his lead because challenger, defending champion Craig Von Dohren had an even tougher night.

With six Saturdays to go in the point battle, part of the Advance Auto Parts Weekly Racing Series, Kressley has 3637 points with five wins to his credit. Von Dohren has three wins and 3478 points. Jared Umbenhauer holds third in the standings with one win and 3199 tallies. Duane Howard sits in fourth with one win to his credit and 2903 counters. In fifth is 11 time champion Jeff Strunk with one win and 2784 points. Close to 50 racers have earned points in the 13 events run so far this season.

Kenny Gilmore had a tough night last Saturday but continues to set the pace in the T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman division with 2583 points and one feature win. Dylan Hoch is closing in on the leader with three wins and 2474 points. Shooting for a second straight title Brian Hirthler has a win to his credit and 2371 points. There have been 57 drivers earn points.

With just four features run in the 602 Sportsman Mini Series Ryan Grim, without a win, leads the standings having earned 849 points with consistent finishes. Glenn Strunk is second in the battle with 849 points and one win. Dylan Hoch is third in the point chase with two wins and 840 points. And there has been 52 drivers earning points in four feature races presented so far this season.

Competition will be keen this Saturday, August 7, when the Modifieds and Sportsman perform in a doubleheader that is expected to be action packed throughout the evening leading up to and including the 30-lap main event featuring 28 starters while the Sportsman race in a 25-lap main event that starts 26 cars. Adult admission is $15 while youngsters 11 and under are admitted free.

Meet & Greet will include Modified racers Jordan Henn and Glenn Owens along with Sportsman talents Nick Faust and Mike & Ryan Laise and newly retired racer Tom Miller.

Friday August 6th will feature the Outlaw Racing Series Enduro and Vintage Racing Series. Action gets the green at 7 p.m. Da Rev’s Meet & Greet will feature representatives from each division of racing starting at 5 p.m.

Coming up on Saturday August 14th the Forrest Rogers Memorial, named in honor of the man who planned and built Grandview Speedway with the help of son Bruce, will take place. The 50-lap Modified Classic will reward the winner with $10,000. And the Sportsman will be part of the doubleheader show. Meet & Greet will include Modified racer Kevin Hirthler along with Sportsman racers Brian Hirthler and Adrianna Deliponti plus young Jesse Hirthler. There will also be a Chapel on the Hill service at 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the first turn pavilion.

Adult admission is $30 while youngsters 6 thru 11 pay $10. Under 6 are admitted free.

GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR

T.P.TRAILERS MODIFIEDS AS OF JULY 31, 2021

  1. Brett Kressley,  #19K       3637*****
  2. Craig Von Dohren,   #30 3478***
  3. Jared Umbenhauer,  #19  3199*
  4. Duane Howard,  #15G    2903*
  5. Jeff Strunk,  #88Z             2784*
  6. Doug Manmiller,  #44     2717
  7. Ryan Grim,  #17               2361
  8. Danny Bouc,  #357           2302**
  9. Kevin Hirthler,   #117       2272
  10. Craig Whitmoyer  #99     1959
  11. Brad Arnold  #27               1801
  12. Jack Butler,  #5                1657
  13. Justin Grim,  #61               1585
  14. Louden Reimert,  #16     1528
  15. Brad Grim, #23                1483
  16. Jesse Leiby  #456              1457
  17. Tim Buckwalter #23X/51                1419
  18. Nate Brinker  #14N          1412
  19. Dylan Swinehart  #81      1407
  20. Dillon Steuer  #17Z           1382

                Also Feature Winner:  Kevin Graver, #7A

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR NASCAR T.P.TRUCK EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN

AS OF JULY 31, 2021

  1. Kenny Gilmore,  #7          2583*
  2. Dylan Hoch,  #35               2474***
  3. Brian Hirthler,  #4*/117  2371***
  4. Kyle Smith,  #77K              2298**
  5. Kyle Lilick ,  #104               2167*
  6. Jimmy Leiby,  #9L/9         2025
  7. Mark Kemmerer, #F10   1684
  8. Dakota Kohler,  #59K/9  1678
  9. Chris Esposito  #31A        1579
  10. Parker Guldin, #11           1500
  11. Nathan Mohr,   #17M     1419
  12. Mike Schneck  #2             1379
  13. Jesse Landis  #973            1367*
  14. Joey Vaccaro,  #53           1355
  15. Kenny Bock,  #6                1348
  16. Logan Bauman  #14/22   1296*
  17. Ryan Beltz, #221               1281
  18. Lex Shive,  #35J               1278
  19. Bryan Rhoads  #922         1246
  20. Decker Swinehart,  #83  1221*

UNOFFICIAL POINT STANDINGS FOR 602

SPORTSMAN MINI-SERIES AS OF JULY 31, 2021

  1. Ryan Grim  #119                894
  2. Glenn Strunk  #9L             849*
  3. Dylan Hoch  #35 840**
  4.  Jimmy Leiby  #9/332        770
  5. Tyler Peet  #12T                748
  6. Decker Swinehart  #83   744
  7. Logan Bauman  #14/22   650
  8. Joey Vaccaro,  #53           563
  9. Cody Manmiller  #00       555
  10. Tyler James  #13               554
  11. Cody Kline  #54                 552
  12. Dakota Kohler  #59K        514
  13. Steve Lyle  #09/69x         366
  14. Kenny Bock  #6                362
  15. Bryan Blankenbiller  #5+ 356
  16. Parker Guldin,  #11          334
  17. Kris Ney,  #54N                260
  18. Dylan Swinehart, 22        260*
  19. Kyle Smith, #77K               230
  20. Doug Snyder  #69S           226

* denotes feature win (Feature wins listed are only for those that are

                NASCAR point events.)

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