BECHTELSVILLE, PA - Saturday night at Grandview Speedway it will be Henning Trains/Henning Motorsports Night with Lionel posting three Lionel “new state of the art” PRR train sets and some NASCAR 1:64 collectibles to be given out via a raffle for youngsters in the stands. And the “Lansdale Cannoneers Sportsman Club” will be tossing adult sized Henning Motorsports t-shirts into the grandstands with winners invited to victory lane for a quick photo session.
Late Model driver Bill Henning will be celebrating his birthday and Henning Trains will be having an early 75th anniversary celebration. The Lansdale, PA based business will reach 75 officially in October.
Also the 2nd Annual Back to School Night sponsored by Geiswite Creations will be taking place with the first 200 school age children through the front gate receiving a folder set which includes a notebook, 2 pencils and the folder. There will also be chances given out to win a backpack and random school supplies. In addition there will be an oldest and youngest teacher giveaway. Over 50 backpacks donated by race teams will be raffled off to the kids FREE. And during the course of the race night there will be additional school supplies given away.
The night of racing will feature the T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman stock cars. Racing starts at 7:30 p.m. Adult admission is $15 while youngsters 11 and under are admitted free.
The weekly Low Down and Dirty Meet & Greet will feature Modified standout Doug Manmiller, Sportsman rookie Mark Kemmerer and Late Model veteran Bill Henning.
Fans are reminded to continue to participate in the Ingersoll Rand Testing Contest. From 11 a.m. each Saturday to 11 p.m. on Sunday fans are invited to text IRToolsGRV to 313131 for a chance to win an IR prize pack.
Advance tickets for the annual Freedom 76 Classic set for September 12 will be on sale at a special price of $35 with the adult ticket costing $40 on race day. Youngsters 6-11 pay $10 and under 6 are admitted free.
In addition laps will be available for purchase for the Freedom 76. All money from the lap sponsorships goes to the racers.
With just four Saturday night point racing events remaining in the season action should be hot and heavy as racers make every effort to improve their point positions before the season is over so they can gain a larger share of point fund money.
Coming up on Saturday, August 22nd is RCN-TV Night plus an Ingersoll Rand Promotion Night that gives the winner of each feature a $600 IR Tool prize. Again the T.P.Trailers Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman will be the featured attractions as the NASCAR and track point battles continue. The Blast From the Past Vintage Cars will also be part of the racing action.
For information telephone 610.754.7688 or check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com. Grandview can also be found on Facebook and Twitter and for weather info on race day register at rainedout.com.